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15 excellent articles I read in April

Yik Yak for good-a real case study (1)

How about that, we’re A THIRD of the way through 2016 already – that’s a bit bonkers, isn’t it? Particularly when, despite the fact that it should definitely be Spring by now, it snowed last week. This year is a bit crazy. Continue reading 15 excellent articles I read in April

Yik Yak for good – a short, but real, case study

Yik Yak for good-a real case study

Yik Yak, the infamous anonymous app, often gets a bad rep. A quick Google and I’m sure you’ll find articles using phrases like ‘hotbed of hate’ and talking about how Universities and colleges should ban the platform. However, I don’t agree with this approach at all, and wanted to quickly share a real example of why I’m actually in favour of the Yak. Continue reading Yik Yak for good – a short, but real, case study

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

10 excellent articles I read in February

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Wham! What was that? That, my friends, was the second month of 2016 flying by – even with an extra day this year, it was gone in a flash. All of that means it’s time for another roundup of great stuff that I read over the past 29 days. Continue reading 10 excellent articles I read in February

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