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, 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
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
I love social media, I really do. But sometimes things happen or behaviours start to occur that really wind me up, so I thought I’d gather them into a list and blog about them. To quote a mildly popular meme, if you could all stop doing these things, that’d be great. Continue reading Stop it!
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
Happy New Year everyone! I hope you enjoyed the festive period and managed to switch off and relax for a bit. However, it’s now time to get back in the saddle and get used to it being 2016. Continue reading Welcome to 2016: some resolutions for the New Year
It’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