Galli Gripes


The 12 Gripes of Christmas

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Dec 2017

The 12 Gripes of Christmas

Believe it or not, I have few gripes when it comes to the holidays. I love everything about the season – the lights, the food, the togetherness.  However, given my personality, there are still things that drive me crazy during the holidays.  Here are my 12 gripes of Christmas… A Rude Person in a Pear Tree. Just because you’re in a hurry or you procrastinated...

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My Top Five Pet Peeves in Social Media

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Oct 2017

My Top Five Pet Peeves in Social Media

In case you’ve missed my past Gripes, you should know that a lot of stuff annoys me.  In general, I’m incensed by traffic jams, bad manners, closed-minded individuals, and group texts.  I’m also a social media manager, which means I spend time on social channels to earn my paycheck.  It’s my job to check on my clients’ pages, however, this means I also must sign...

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Flexing Angry Customer Internet Muscles

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Sep 2017

Flexing Angry Customer Internet Muscles

Let me ask you a question, if I may.  If you won a contest and were about to get a product, ranging anywhere from $10-20 for free, would you complain about paying $3-4 for shipping?  Probably not, right?  Hello, the item is free!  In case you’re wondering, this is a real-world example of the type of things social media managers deal with on a regular...

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#Stop #Overusing #Hashtags

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Aug 2017

#Stop #Overusing #Hashtags

It seems daily that I’m asked about hashtags: what are they and what are they supposed to do? I try to provide a simplistic answer to avoid confusing the folks who don’t fully grasp the concept of social media. Essentially, a hashtag is a way of grouping similar topics.  If you were to type in #isntthisanumbersign, you’d see all the posts with that particular hashtag,...

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The Reality of Vacations for Social Media Managers

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Jul 2017

The Reality of Vacations for Social Media Managers

For some people, vacation means a getaway from everything – your job, your house, and your standard way of life.  It means packing up the family car or hopping a plane to some fantastic destination while leaving everything behind.  For me, and other social media managers, it does include the amazing locale, but not the escapism that is typically associated with a vacation. For about...

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