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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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  • Meet Laura (Vossberg) Gainor
  • Came into this world in Eau Claire, WI Sacred Heart Hospital December 27, 1982
  • Moved to Kasson, MN Graduated as a Kasson-Mantorville Komet! (Yes, A Komet!) 2001
  • Went to UW - Milwaukee Double Majored in Fine Arts - Photography Journalism - Advertising 2001 - 2005
  • Photographed Window Reflections as fine prints. They were included in art shows around Milwaukee 2003-2005
  • Was an intern for United Adworkers with Mary Pat Cupertino - Fischer Learned the MKE Advertising World and played softball 2004-2005
  • Was a free, creative intern at BVK. Got my hands on everything creative! Also played softball 2005
  • Decided to move to a city I had never been to in my life! Charlotte, NC September 2005
  • One week later I went to an Ad Club event, and landed a job! Greenspon Advertising Production Coordinator / Graphic Designer September 2005
  • I was a little lonely, so I bought a dog Gracie October 2005
  • Communications Chair of AD 2 Charlotte. Designed Initial Club Logo 2007
  • Met @BrianGainor at Solstice, in the NoDa area of Charlotte. December 30, 2007
  • Moved on to Yodle, Inc., as an Interactive Marketing Specialist April 2008 Promoted to Client Services Manager December 2008
  • Married @BrianGainor on August 22, 2009 In Uptown Charlotte
  • 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
  • Blue Wheel Photography + Design was created! I designed the company branding & launched the marketing efforts. As well as being a photographer. October 2009
  • Andthat is how I became addicted to social media
  • And now @BrianGainor was asked by his company to move to the Milwaukee location. SoWere off to Milwaukee, February 25, 2010! Im going back to a city I love!
  • Andthis is where @cometbranding comes in
  • I would love to join the Comet Branding Team!
  • #LauraGainorToMilwaukee
  • I went up to Milwaukee and used Twitter, Foursquare, SquarePik, YouTube, TwitVid, & slideshare to get your attention! @LauraGainor
  • Charlotte Airport On our way to Milwaukee!
  • Detroit Airport Almost to MKE!
  • Miller Park
  • Milwaukee Art Museum
  • Alterra Coffee
  • Bradford Beach
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts
  • Frederick House Where I lived during college
  • Moved into this apartment and then 3 months later decided to move to Charlotte!
  • Broadway Paper
  • Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design
  • Comet Branding!!
  • Andcrazy enough, I got the Foursquare Overshare badge at @cometbranding!
  • LIVE from @cometbranding on YouTube LIVE from @cometbranding on twitvid
  • AJ Bombers
  • Milwaukee Airport Headed back to Charlotte to say goodbye& then HELLO Milwaukee!
  • How did I do?
  • 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: