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December 2015 Review

The year ended on a very high note. We collected a horde of new followers and had a very high rate of engagement on Facebook in December ’15. The semester ended about ten days into the month, but finals chugged along until the 19th, with plenty of content to share…

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Using Snapchat to Connect With Students

It’s the first day of final exams at The University of New Hampshire and the #UNHSocial team wanted to buy coffee for five studious students in the library to help them stay focused. In order to get a free coffee, we asked students via Snapchat to send a snap back to UNHStudents…

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Social Media Reports: November 2015

November was a very engaging month for the UNH social media team. It began with the end of our fall foliage posts and moved on to Veteran’s Day, #UNHServes, and ended with Thanksgiving. There was also a lot of sporting events including UNH Football and UNH Volleyball in the playoffs!

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Engaging Your Snapchat Audience with Tuesday Takeover

As more brands and businesses begin to embrace Snapchat as part of a comprehensive social media presence, it’s becoming increasingly important to find ways to engage the audience in this new medium. Hosting a “Takeover Tuesday” on the Snapchat account is a great method of connecting with your followers.

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Social Media Reports: October 2015

October was another busy month that began with Homecoming and ended with Halloween. In between there were many events on and off campus. Some events included The NH Film Fest, Ocean Discovery Day, UNH Football national TV games, UNH Men’s and Women’s hockey, visits from Presidential candidates, NFL sports writers, and UNH alumni get-togethers at

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We’ve got Klout!

  Our Klout Score has climbed to 91. We’re ahead of our competitors (and many larger schools nationwide including Dartmouth, Michigan State, UCLA, and more). Confused? Klout is a website that uses social media analytics to rank its users according to online social influence via the “Klout Score,” which is a numerical value between 1

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Social Media Reports: September 2015 Review

September is the best month of the year. Classrooms are filled with students once again, Fall sports are underway, and the leaves begin to change color all across our beautiful campus. It’s officially Autumn, so let’s take a look back at how we did with our social media efforts in September.

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UNH Rowing Takes the Charles!

The Head of the Charles is a regatta (rowing race) that started in 1965 on the banks of the Charles River between Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. Now with over 400,000 people coming to see the events and another 11,000 racing, the regatta is one of the biggest in the world…

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Dan Bourque ’14

“UNH alumni are everywhere and Wildcats are always looking out for one another. I am proud to be from such a great university!”  

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The Good Side of Yik Yak

Criticism of social media has been prevalent since the very first channels emerged. In recent years, however, the scrutiny has intensified, particularly surrounding the dangers of the anonymous posting app Yik Yak.

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Meet the 2015-16 #UNHSocial Team!

Hello from the 2015-16 #UNHSocial team! We serve as a campus resource providing support and helping departments & organizations formulate their own social media strategy. Our student interns tweet, snapchat, post photos to Instagram, pin boards with Pinterest, create podcasts, write blogs, and a ton more. Coming soon to a campus event near you!

Photos from #UNHHomecoming Weekend 2015! Thanks to everyone for a wonderful weekend welcoming UNH Alumni home and celebrating with our students and community! More photos: http://unh.me/T1JEF

Posted by University of New Hampshire on Monday, October 5, 2015
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Snapchat Geofilters & UNH

Snapchat has grown to over 100 million average daily users. It’s a big deal. More and more higher education institutions are signing up and joining an audience that’s71% between the ages of 18 and 34. It’s a heavily used social network among millennials, which is why it’s important to stay connected.

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August 2015 Review

  In August, Durham came back to life as students returned to campus. First, the athletes came back followed by Hall Directors, Resident Assistants, International Students, and the rest of the 3,200+ UNH Class of 2019. Read our full social media review of August 2015 here.

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Twitter Tips: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Characters

Curious how to get more engagement with your tweets? Want to push that “viral” button? (Pro-tip: That button doesn’t actually exist.) Include engaging photos!