It’s Tip Tuesday!

It’s Tip Tuesday! 

We’re trying something new.  There are some other things we want to share with you so all of the tips for this week have been compiled into this blog post.  These are opportunities you won’t want to miss.  So check out these gig, co-branding requests or B2B opportunities. Of course we match these up with our existing customers, but there are some that may just need to be shared with you. Please note that you will have to investigate and reach out to the POC yourself. So let’s get started! 🙂


Write the next great Chicago Cubs song and it could become the official WGN Radio Cubs song of the 2012 season!

To enter, write an original song about the Chicago Cubs and email it as an mp3 file attachment to
by February 29, 2012. The lyrics must mention the Cubs and WGN Radio, but may not mention names of individual players, coaches or Cubs management.

View the Official Rules Here:,0,7578277.htmlstory


Passionate College Interns Wanted for the Above Promotions family. If you know of any college students (non-seniors) who may be interested, please have them to visit the link for additional details. Thank you in advance!


Event Producer Position:

Manage, coordinate, and execute meetings, programs and special events for both internal and external groups.
Liaise with internal departments, caterer and vendors.
Manage internal and external expectations.
Answer telephone inquiries.
Prepare and reconcile invoices. Control expenses.
Collect monies based on contractual payment schedule.
Oversee inventory of equipment.
Support revenue, sales and marketing efforts.
Bachelor’s degree plus minimum of 3 years of related experience in event operations and planning, and/or hospitality.
Highly organized with great attention to detail.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.
Working knowledge of food and beverage services.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities, work under pressure in fast-paced environment, and interact with wide range of people.
Good management, supervisory and customer service skills.
Familiar with budgeting and sales reporting.
Able to work evenings and weekends/holidays.

Apply Now:


Creative Liquid Productions is seeking a creative and motivated video Editor to join their team. The perfect candidate will have experience with Final Cut Pro 7 and preferably Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premier.

The ideal candidate will have:

Post-production experience, with a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1-2 years editing in Final Cut Pro.
Be knowledgeable in video web delivery formats and compression techniques.
Experience and a working knowledge of Motion, After Effects and Photoshop
Familiarity with HD and SD video formats and codecs
Familiarity with Panasonic P2 workflow including both DVCPRO HD and AVC-Intra codecs
Ability to do basic color correction and audio editing of videos
Familiarity with Red Giant ‘s Magic Bullet, Trapcode and Effects suites is a plus
Good time management skills and is punctual
Familiarity with Corporate, Non-Profit and Government video a plus

Creative Liquid offers a full-range of competitive benefits including paid vacation, sick time, medical, dental and vision coverage, profit-sharing bonuses and a retirement plan is expected to be offered to all full-time employees sometime in Spring 2012.

To Apply: Fill out an application at:


Bleacher Report is adding an additional 20 writers over the next 4-6 months. Designed to help give direction and guidance to the company’s vast contributor base as well as shape editorial content, Lead Writers have also been one of the contributing forces helping increase traffic to Bleacher Report’s Web site by 50 percent since launching five months ago. As part of the program’s expansion, Bleacher Report plans to hire Lead Writers with backgrounds covering specific sports including National Football League (NFL), college football, Major League Baseball (MLB), Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), National Basketball Association (NBA), National Hockey League (NHL), college basketball and soccer. In addition to their writing responsibilities, Lead Writers will also leverage innovative platforms including video and social media in delivering news around teams and topics that Bleacher Report’s readers are passionate about.
Prospective candidates for Bleacher Report’s Lead Writer Program can email their credentials to


The 2012 Offense – Defense All – American Bowl, which airs on NBC Sports Network, ESPN and Fox Sports Network is looking for brand partners both for the game and for the broadcasts. All interested brands should contact to talk about corporate partnerships.


Best wishes on this week’s tips!

Above Promotions Company


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