A Look Back at Social Media Trends of 2013

This time of year, along with the endless Christmas marketing campaigns, boozy parties and the excitable countdown, brings with it round-up after round-up of the infamous Top 10 lists, reflecting on what has captured our society and culture throughout the past 12 months. It’s something I’ve been focusing on and reading a lot about for […]

WIN an amazing fashion experience with the Mercedes-Benz #SocialReporter campaign

The Mercedes-Benz #SocialReporter campaign caught my eye recently, not just because of the hashtag but due to its collaborative, interactive and very fun nature. Inviting users to upload various content (tweets, videos, Instagram photos, blog posts) in conjunction with an interactive Facebook site, the ultimate prizes are tickets to music, sports and fashion events. With a slick website, […]

Stagger Social Posts, Don’t Spam People!

I certainly don’t claim to be a social media expert but I’ve been learning a lot about the practice, etiquette and strategies within the online domain for the past few years. From running the Twitter and Facebook accounts for YSJ Connect and studentcooking.tv, to now Dance Music Manchester, Croatia Festival and of course my own, @SpamellaB, each […]