Website Review: ScoreBig

Posted by on May 21, 2014
Website Review: ScoreBig

About a month ago, I set a calendar alert to purchase Fleetwood Mac tickets. They will be coming to Chicago in October and my husband and I are big fans. To my dismay, by the time I got around to buying the tickets, the decent seats were selling for no less than $500 a ticket ...

Simplify Your Inbox

Posted by on May 20, 2014
Simplify Your Inbox

If you’re like me, your inbox is a sacred space that is meticulously organized. Unlabeled emails give me anxiety. Since I use gmail for business, I am going to share my labeling expertise with my fellow gmailers. In order to better organize your email, you need to understand how to filter messages and create labels. ...

Gratitude

Posted by on May 6, 2014
Gratitude

Recently, someone very wise told me that gratitude is the foundation of happiness. If we apply it to everything we do, we will live a richer life. Tragedy will always inspire this mentality but what about just an average day, week, month, year? Make it a point to wake up each day and be appreciative ...

The Social Celebration of Earth Day

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014
The Social Celebration of Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Here are some great examples of companies embracing Earth Day via social media. 1.  NASA is using social media to promote Earth Day from an astronaut’s point of view. Astronauts have captured some of the most astoundingly beautiful images of the earth, therefore, NASA is encouraging its followers  to take an outdoor selfie ...

30 For 30

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014
30 For 30

This will probably be my last blog post before I turn (gulp) 30!! Therefore, I want to share the top 30 things I love about social media. 30. Birthday reminders – some people strictly join Facebook for the sole purpose of being reminded about the birthdays of family and friends 29. Instagram is a candid ...

Flatout Masterpiece Part II Featuring StarKist® Chunk Light Tuna

Posted by on Mar 11, 2014
Flatout Masterpiece Part II Featuring StarKist® Chunk Light Tuna

Remember back in November when Gossip Genie was the recipient of a Flatout Flatbread hunger intervention? Well, Christmas came early again this year in the form of a bag of goodies from our favorite low calorie, high taste, guilt free friends at Flatout. As recognized brand advocates, Flatout asked us to create a unique recipe pairing their product ...

Leveraging Your Social Capital

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014
Leveraging Your Social Capital

Nowadays, there are very few people that do not participate in social media in some way shape or form. As social media has evolved, so have the opportunities for its loyal users. What I am referring to is the way in which a user can leverage their social capital and become the richest person without ...

Interview with Myself

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014
Interview with Myself

On February 10th, 2014, Gossip Genie turned four years old. Never in my wildest dreams could I have predicted that we would be where we are today. It’s not an easy road but it’s the best one I have ever travelled. I love what I do and I get to choose the people that I ...

Hiring a Great Community Manager

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014
Hiring a Great Community Manager

Yesterday was Community Manager Appreciation Day and after a long chaotic Monday at work, we all ventured out in sub zero temperatures to have a team dinner at Summer House Santa Monica. Despite the frigid temps outside, it felt like summer inside. Our team toasted to a day that appreciates the work we do and I ...

The Best Response to Cyber Bullying

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014
The Best Response to Cyber Bullying

It’s obvious that I love social media almost as much as I love the color pink, combine the two and you get Gossip Genie. Luckily, my initial branding decisions didn’t detract great male talent. Don’t be surprised if Aladdin makes an appearance within our logo in 2014. Anyway, I prefaced this post with my love ...