writer, science lover. PopTech blogger. Mother of 2 creeps. Co-founder of BatchBlue Software for small businesses www.batchblue.com
Michelle Riggen-Ransom is a writer who focuses on social media, technology, nature, parenting and increasingly, the intersection of those topics. She is co-founder and Communications Director for BatchBlue Software, which makes online tools for small businesses including BatchBook, the social CRM. She's also co-founder and co-moderator of the popular weekly Twitter chat for small businesses #[url=http://sbbuzz.wordpress.com/]sbbuzz[/url] and a founding member of [url=http://www.thesmallbusinessweb.com/]the Small Business Web[/url]. She speaks on social media, customer service and small business and has been a panelist or presenter at the [url=http://city.inboundmarketingsummit.com/boston/]Inbound Marketing Summit[/url], [url=http://girlsintech.net/]Girls in Tech[/url], the [url=http://mtughs.homestead.com/]Maine Telecommunications Users Group[/url] and the Spring 2009 Perry Group Twitter panel. As a [url=http://www.poptech.org/blog/index.php/archives/author/michelle/]contributing blogger for PopTech[/url], she writes about people and projects who are using technology to change the world. Having lived at various times in Boston, London, Rome, Florida, Los Angeles and Seattle, Michelle currently lives in Providence, Rhode Island with her husband and their two budding naturalist/techies. She enjoys curious object collecting, swimming, cocktails and storytelling.