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10 reasons to join #casesmc this Spring!

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Now that the light at the end of the long tunnel that is January is in sight, it’s time to look forward to the Spring and one of the highlights of my professional calendar – the CASE Europe Social Media and Community Conference.

 Of course, I’m lucky enough to be co-chair of this awesome event – so I do have something of a vested interest. However, I’m genuinely excited about this year’s lineup and would love for plenty of you to join us in Brighton from 30-31 March. Continue reading 10 reasons to join #casesmc this Spring!

Live videos? Meh…some social media predictions for 2017

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Happy New Year everyone – how is 2017 treating you so far?

I had every intention of making this first post of the year a list of New Year’s resolutions – like I did 12 months ago – but, after sitting down to write them, well… Continue reading Live videos? Meh…some social media predictions for 2017

The new John Lewis Christmas advert is exactly what 2016 needs

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I’m not normally one of those people who gets excited about the John Lewis Christmas advert – to be honest, I’ve thought all of the previous ones were overly sentimental boring pieces of contrived crap, floating along with an equally awful soundtrack. However, that’s not the case for this year’s effort.

 In fact, I would go as far as saying that this year’s John Lewis ad is nigh-on perfect fodder for 2016. Continue reading The new John Lewis Christmas advert is exactly what 2016 needs

14 awesome articles & an inspired infographic I enjoyed in July

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Another month bites the dust. Some how we’re in August and the football season is about to start again. I know I say this every month, but 2016 really is flying by – anyway, time for my usual roundup of great reading that you might have missed. Continue reading 14 awesome articles & an inspired infographic I enjoyed in July

Macebearers, mortarboards and millions of impressions – how Warwick nailed its graduation coverage on social media

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Last week campus was awash with the unmistakable buzz of our summer degree ceremonies – six days where excited students descend on campus with their families and friends to make the journey from graduand to graduate. It’s easily one of the best weeks of the year and the positivity that fills the air all week also spreads onto social media. Continue reading Macebearers, mortarboards and millions of impressions – how Warwick nailed its graduation coverage on social media

Won’t get fooled again? Four April Fools from the Russell Group that caught my eye

Mr. T stars in ``I Pity the Fool,'' airing Wednesday on TV Land.

Last Friday was that one day in the year where you really have to question everything you read, hear and watch online – yes, it was April Fool’s Day, a chance for brands and organisations everything to boost their engagement, show the world they have a sense of humour and have a bit of fun themselves too. Continue reading Won’t get fooled again? Four April Fools from the Russell Group that caught my eye

59 things I learned at #casesmc 2016

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Last week saw more than 80 higher education folk descend on Brighton for the 2016 Case Europe Social Media and Community Conference, an event I co-chaired for the first time. Despite having confidence in the schedule my co-chair Steven den Boer and I had put together, I was definitely a bit nervous as we kicked things off on Thursday morning; would all the speakers be ok, would the technology work and, most importantly, would our delegates get as much value and knowledge from the conference as possible? Continue reading 59 things I learned at #casesmc 2016

Right back at it again: what I made of #commscamp15

19445194710_d6349e91a5_zIt’s about time I blogged again isn’t it? I mean, I am a social media professional after all! In truth, I’ve been meaning to get back into it for a while but have been waiting for that spark of inspiration…it finally came thanks to #commscamp15. Continue reading Right back at it again: what I made of #commscamp15