A Decade of Hashtagging

A Decade of Hashtagging

Believe it or not, the “hashtag” is turning 10! On August 23, 2007, a Twitter user names Chris Messina used the first hashtag on Twitter (which was “#Barcamp”). Nowadays there are around 125 million hashtags tweeted every single day. When using a hashtag with your...
Instagram Secrets

Instagram Secrets

One of the things that I love to do is to educate and social media. I spend a lot of time perfecting the art form of creative content creation (and strategy) so when I learn shareable nuggets, I love to spread my knowledge. This past June, I was a guest on Keep It...
My Takeover of The Big Idea

My Takeover of The Big Idea

At the end of 2016 I was given the opportunity to take over the Whistler Chamber’s column, The Big Idea, in Whistler’s local newspaper, the Question. I was tasked with writing 6 articles. It was a cool opportunity and my job was to connect with local...
What to Do If You Come Across an Internet Troll

What to Do If You Come Across an Internet Troll

As a young child, I had a few collections including Pogs, Beanie Babies, stickers and Troll Dolls. Until recently I thought a troll was either a cute little toy with a gem for a bellybutton and colourful hair that defies gravity or a grumpy monster that lives under a...
Tech Tails: How Hashtags Can Influence Parenting

Tech Tails: How Hashtags Can Influence Parenting

It’s most likely that your phone is close by at all times. It’s also quite probable that your phone has a camera. Well, a common par- enting trend is to snap those interesting and unique parenting moments and sharing it on social media. A few parents post...