I don’t know about you but I LOVE Instagram… it seems that there’s nothing ‘lo-f’i or ‘earlybird’ can’t do, improving even the worst photograph. Now we all fancy ourselves as wanna-be photographers, whipping out our phone whenever we see the opportunity for an artistic snap. Although my own Instagram account is all pictures of food (I can’t resist taking a quick snap before tucking into dinner or a slice of cake!) I enjoy following a whole range of people, from friends to celebs to my favourite cafes and shops.
I was therefore very excited this week when we took the leap and set up our own Durham University Retail Office Instagram account. We will be using this, not only to post photos of the merchandise we have on offer, but also to showcase our outlets throughout the city. We are very lucky to have some beautiful shops including Palace Green Library Shop, The Oriental Museum, the World Heritage Site Visitor centre, and the Botanic Garden. Although these shops are fabulous enough as they are, there’s no harm in adding an Instagram Filter to get even more stunning results!
I have really enjoyed the social media element of my internship, managing the Facebook and ... read more