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Laura Gainor Utilizing Social Media


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@cometbranding tweeted on Thursday, February 11, 2010 that they were hiring a PR & Social Media Strategist. So...I thought creatively and brought a Comet Branding logo poster with me to Milwaukee, while we were house hunting! I used the new photo sharing feature for @foursquare, @squarepik, to post creative photos at each check-in! Check them out...

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Laura Gainor Utilizing Social Media

  2. Meet Laura (Vossberg) Gainor
  3. Came into this world in Eau Claire, WI Sacred Heart Hospital December 27, 1982
  4. Moved to Kasson, MN Graduated as a Kasson-Mantorville Komet! (Yes, A Komet!) 2001
  5. Went to UW - Milwaukee Double Majored in Fine Arts - Photography Journalism - Advertising 2001 - 2005
  6. Photographed Window Reflections as fine prints. They were included in art shows around Milwaukee 2003-2005
  7. Was an intern for United Adworkers with Mary Pat Cupertino - Fischer Learned the MKE Advertising World and played softball 2004-2005
  8. Was a free, creative intern at BVK. Got my hands on everything creative! Also played softball 2005
  9. Decided to move to a city I had never been to in my life! Charlotte, NC September 2005
  10. One week later I went to an Ad Club event, and landed a job! Greenspon Advertising Production Coordinator / Graphic Designer September 2005
  11. I was a little lonely, so I bought a dog Gracie October 2005
  12. Communications Chair of AD 2 Charlotte. Designed Initial Club Logo 2007
  13. Met @BrianGainor at Solstice, in the NoDa area of Charlotte. December 30, 2007
  14. Moved on to Yodle, Inc., as an Interactive Marketing Specialist April 2008 Promoted to Client Services Manager December 2008
  15. Married @BrianGainor on August 22, 2009 In Uptown Charlotte
  16. Honeymooned on the Carnival Splendor While floating down the ocean, I decided it was time for me to jump on my own and launch a photography company August 23 - 30, 2009
  17. Blue Wheel Photography + Design was created! I designed the company branding & launched the marketing efforts. As well as being a photographer. October 2009
  18. And…that is how I became addicted to social media…
  19. And now… @BrianGainor was asked by his company to move to the Milwaukee location. So…We’re off to Milwaukee, February 25, 2010! I’m going back to a city I love!
  20. And…this is where @cometbranding comes in…
  21. I would love to join the Comet Branding Team!
  22. #LauraGainorToMilwaukee
  23. I went up to Milwaukee and used Twitter, Foursquare, SquarePik, YouTube, TwitVid, & slideshare to get your attention! @LauraGainor
  24. Charlotte Airport On our way to Milwaukee!
  25. Detroit Airport Almost to MKE!
  26. Miller Park
  27. Milwaukee Art Museum
  28. Alterra Coffee
  29. Bradford Beach
  30. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts
  31. Frederick House Where I lived during college
  32. Moved into this apartment and then 3 months later decided to move to Charlotte!
  33. Broadway Paper
  34. Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design
  35. Comet Branding!!
  36. And…crazy enough, I got the Foursquare Overshare badge at @cometbranding!
  37. LIVE from @cometbranding on YouTube LIVE from @cometbranding on twitvid
  38. AJ Bombers
  39. Milwaukee Airport Headed back to Charlotte to say goodbye…& then HELLO Milwaukee!
  40. How did I do? …
  42. Thank you to Comet Branding for being such an appealing agency. I look forward to coming by your office on March 1st! Until then… I will be emailing you my resume! Connect with me: