NHL Rookie of the Year?

ISYS6621: Social Media and Digital Business

gritty (adjective)

containing or resembling grit


            courageously persistent


having strong qualities of tough uncompromising realism


Although I’d like to think that each and every one of you already knows who this large orange creature is, I’m sure there are some of you that probably don’t and are wondering why I’m bringing him to your attention. I’m sure you’re also probably asking yourself what exactly he has to do with this class. Well, without further ado, please let me introduce you to Gritty, the new mascot of the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers. 

Now that you’ve been introduced, let’s get down to the nitty gritty (see what I did there). As we all know, social media can be used as a means of sharing our lives with the world, as well as following along with those we know and those we don’t. The folks over in the Flyers marketing department…

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The Homestretch

ISYS6621: Social Media and Digital Business

First things first, I want everyone to know that this post took me far longer to write than it probably should have… Was it because I couldn’t believe that after trying to get into this class for two and a half years I was finally in for my last semester? Maybe. Did it have to do with the fact that my brain might still be on vacation mode from classwork? Probably. Or was it the fact that I’m still trying to process what exactly this class is going to be like and how I’m going to keep track of all of the moving pieces? Most definitely.

With all that being said, I like to think of myself as a fairly tech-savvy person. I try my best to stay up to date on current trends when it comes to technology and use social media on a daily basis. I’ve had a…

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