Entries by Michelle Murray

Understanding Hashtags

Hashtags, we’ve all seen them – the symbol formerly known as pound (#) placed before a word or group of words within a Tweet, engaging users to search and find related topics of interest in the Twittersphere. The purpose of the tag is to assist people in searching for related topics and labels online – […]

Five Food Apps All Foodies Should Have

I’m a Foodie, plain and simple.  I know what I like and how I want it to taste, and I want to know where I can get the best of what I like – thankfully in this social world there’s an app for that (well quite a few). They can lead you to fantastic restaurants, […]

Blogging Au Natural – My Session at Social Media Camp

When I found out I was chosen to speak at this years’ Social Media Camp  – I literally danced in my driveway – Seriously, I’m not kidding, you can ask my boyfriend (or the neighbours who think I’m nuts). You see, having the opportunity to share a passion with like minded people is very appealing; […]

Chris Hadfield – Social Media That’s Out of This World

On December 21, 2012, a Sarnia, Ontario man changed the way the world looked at space.  Chris Hadfield, or @Cmdr­_Hadfield as he’s known to over 400,000 followers on Twitter, has spent the last three months sharing pictures, stories and songs from the International Space Station. He is forever changing the way we communicate with astronauts. Chris […]

Shoot from the Hip, Blog from the Heart

When I was younger, I wrote all my thoughts fears and dreams into a little black book—when that book was filled, I’d buy another copy, exactly the same, and continue on.  I’d write for hours just about growing up mainly – and boys…I think if I looked back on some of those journals now (if […]