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Dancing Straight into my Dream Job

First look at this title and you’re probably wondering what I’m talking about. Let’s jump to it. My name is Dylan Evans, I’m 19 years old and I’m Jump Nation’s Digital Marketing and Social Media Apprentice. Jump Nation is the largest indoor trampoline arena in Europe, featuring wall to wall trampolines as far as the eye can see, all connected together to form one huge bounce park. Social media as a job, you say? After studying Computer Programming for a year, I realised that it was not for me, something was missing and I couldn’t bear the thought of doing this for the rest of my life, knowing that I wasn’t happy in my job. By all means it was a very interesting subject and every piece of co

Changes in DJ Promotion with the Use of Social Media - with the help from Label Owner and DJ, Ben Pe

Eight years ago, I was sat on Limewire downloading the latest mixes from my favourite DJs of the time; Chase & Status, Rusko and Shy FX. Who would have thought years later that I’d be able listen to all of their tracks by simply streaming them from my iPhone or my Mac? I can connect with them, follow them and generally keep tabs on whatever they’re doing at the touch of my fingertips. The current boom of social media in 2015 has escalated rapidly. Streaming tracks is now over half of the digital revenue Universal Music Group receives and the sale of CDs is dwindling before our eyes. No longer do you have to buy your favourite mixes, or kill your computer with bugs from illegal downloads. Eve

The Trials and Tribulations of Social Media

Being part of the generation that grew up alongside social media I thought I knew all I needed to know about it. After all I was basically born with the knowledge to tweet and share pictures, right? But after joining a career in social media and digital marketing I was shocked to find this wasn’t true. “There’s more to Facebook than funny photos of dogs and videos of people falling over!?” I was shocked. When taking on the (very scary) role of handling Gym Cube’s social channels I felt like I had to tread carefully. Am I going to offend our followers? Is a photo with mild swearing ok? I must have spell checked my tweets ten times, at least. As my boss said, ‘Treat the social media as if it’s

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