Five Pickle Jar Links You Might Have Missed Among All The Penguin Tweets

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The new John Lewis Christmas advert was released this week, promptly taking over social media in the UK with its cute penguin. But other things did happen (and not just fireworks)! Here are a few interesting links from the Pickle Jar office you might have missed…

Not that I’m in any way egotistical, but this week’s first link is a blog post written by me, about my experiences of attending this year’s CASE conference in Edinburgh.

We’re always interested when someone shares the methodology and analysis of one of their social media campaigns. The University of Virginia’s recent “Hoos in the city” campaign on Instagram was designed to reach alumni across the US.

While online tools will never be a substitute for a proper content review, if you want a quick overview of your website’s content you could do worse than checking out this list of website graders…

In the latest of our series on instant messaging apps, Emma takes a look at the benefits of Snapchat for higher education institutions.

We also saw this collection of photos illustrating what life is apparently like for PhD students. We’re sure it’s not always like this…

And a sixth bonus link! We’ve been quite busy over the last month… check out what we’ve been up to:

Keep following us on Twitter at @PickleJar, and get in touch if you think we can help you with anything.

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