Our December 18, 2012 was full of great holiday style and beauty tips from our fans. We had the pleasure of co-hosting with Michelle Phan, a beauty and fashion blogger. She chatted holiday trends and shared some tips for a healthy, stylish holiday season. We pulled out some of our favorite tweets to share with… Continue reading Sonic Chat Recap – Holiday Trends with Michelle Phan
We love chatting skincare and beauty in our bi-weekly #SonicChat, a one-hour tweet chat that includes tips, special guests, and prizes! Our November 27, 2012 co-host was Stacy Mackler, VP of PR at Lancôme. She chatted holiday prep and how to make the holidays bright! Topics included: How do you stay healthy during the holidays? What are some… Continue reading Last Week’s #SonicChat Recap!
I think Twitter's features are not explained well, which scares some people off. Examples of common misunderstandings: Starting a tweet with a twitter handle doesn't broadcast to anyone but that twitter handle. Even some influencers that I interact with still make this mistake. Put your commentary in front of a RT, or you'll end up like ESPN's Adam… Continue reading Twitter Dos and Don’ts
Last week, Amy Rainey and I went on behalf of Banyan Branch to the day-long MarketMix conference on “Thriving in the Conversation Economy.” This event is the largest annual gathering of marketers in the Pacific Northwest. We got to hear marketing strategy from speakers like Ben Huh, CEO and founder of Cheezburger and Ted Rubin,… Continue reading Recap: MarketMix 2012 conference
Why Learn the Difference: According to alligator wrestlers, there is no such thing as a bad wrestler because if you're bad, you're dead. The normal gait of alligators and crocodiles on land is the “belly crawl,” but they are the only reptiles who can bring their legs directly under themselves in a “high walk.” In… Continue reading Alligators vs. Crocodiles: Tips and Tricks
What is it: Pinterest is way to create moodboards of ideas, items you love, and things that inspire you. It's also one of the fastest growing social properties on the internet. Pinterest lets you engage with design-minded consumers, run Pinterest campaigns, and generate site traffic. How to use it: Pinterest “Pin it to Win it”… Continue reading Pinterest for Designers
Tweet chats, also known as Twitter parties, are a great way to find influencers in your industry on Twitter. Think of them as an online cocktail hour. These organized chats are identified by a hashtag (#) and tend to take a set time of 1 or 2 hours. Some tweet chats are weekly, while others… Continue reading Tweet Chats 101
I’m a huge fan of rainbows due to their ability to cause smiles. To make these rainbow candles I just needed wax and wicks from a craft shop, assorted glasses (this is a great way to reuse flower vases), skewers for stirring/wick-holding, 8-pack of Crayola crayons, empty metal can, and favorite fragrance (Gucci #2). Optional:… Continue reading Rainbow Candles
Mark your calendars. At 11am EST the 12th, we are hosting our first TweetChat using the hashtag #AskGilt. One randomly selected chatter will win $50 Gilt credit! For our first chat, we’ll talk about holiday gifts and decor. We’re considering making this a recurring event, so please email us with chat ideas, as #AskGilt will… Continue reading Gilt’s First Ever TweetChat!
If you sell goods or services, or if you like to talk digitally about goods or services, affiliate programs are something you should know about because they make you money and are free to set up (for the company too, but I’ll get to that). I love affiliate programs because I feel they are a… Continue reading Affiliate Programs: A Financial Win-Win