What Is Happening Today On Gather – Tuesday November 10, 2009

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I hope each of you have a wonderful Tuesday!  Are you into the gossip on all the movie and TV stars?

I am not really into the gossip on all the stars but it seems many people are. 




There is a group on Gather called Extra TV that keeps the community up on all the latest gossip.  Here are some of the latest posts:



Watch Taylor Swift Blow a Kiss to Taylor Lautner on ‘SNL’

Rob Pattinson: 4th ‘Twilight’ Film Is ‘Inevitable’

Heather Locklear Wants Jack Wagner Back on ‘Melrose’

John Mayer Defends Britney Spears’ Lip-Syncing

Marissa Jaret Winokur: ‘I Think I’m Poisoning My Son’




Fall & Winter Hearty Soup Recipes for the Family – Win a Free Book!


Share some of your favorite soup recipes and you can win a copy of DK’s Soup. Check out the post for all the details. Comments must be posted by Sunday, November 15th. Gather will draw one person to win.







Win a Grab Bag of Mystery Books











For your chance to win, all you have to do is answer one quick question. Comments must be posted by Sunday, November 15th. Gather will draw ten respondents to win.




Win a copy of Bill Engvall’s “Aged and Confused” DVD & CD!


Gather is giving away three DVDs and CDs of Bill Engvall’s “Aged and Confused”. For your chance to win, all you have to do is answer one quick question. Comments must be posted by Monday, November 23rd. Gather will draw three people to win the DVD and CD.















The Surreal Circus is now running its semi-annual contest. This time it’s a a photo-manipulation (photoshopping) contest. As always, they are  offering some pretty good cash prizes.  Grand Prize is $100.




“The Contest” # 1 Win “Two Precious Moments Ornaments”.

Elaine A. is having a wonderful contest.  It will end  on 11/10/09. So make sure you check it out today.




 “The Contest” # 2 Win Bath & Body Works Twisted Peppermint Body Lotion.  

Contest #2, this Contest which is open to all residents of Gather-land is for Bath & Body Works Twisted Peppermint Body Lotion. (Brand new not used.)

The Contest ends on 11/12/09.





Win “Fight Club” on Blu-Ray!

Gather is giving away five copies of the film on Blu-Ray. For your chance to win, all you have to do is answer one question. Comments must be posted by Tuesday, November 17th.









How Does Your Dog Rule? Tell us and you could win Gather Pointsâ„¢!

We all know that Dogs Rule® - to find out how to enter this contest just click on the above link.  Five members who post their completed acronym exercise by Nov. 23rd will randomly receive 100 Gather Points™!








Get Your Own Holiday Icon Wrap!

Do you love the holidays? Show your holiday spirit with your very own Holiday Icon Wrap! We’ve got five below for you to choose from. As part of the Find Meaning campaign in http://findmeaning.gather.com sponsored by Hallmark Gold Crown stores, Gather is working to spread holiday cheer and you can help. Update your icon and you’ll be spreading cheer everywhere you go on Gather.

Get your Holiday Icon Wrap by December 24th and you’ll be entered into a drawing for two members to win 1000 Gather Points™ just for updating your icon. Winners will be announced after the holidays.




Jet with JET. Win a free signed copy of their new album!

To celebrate the Jet with JET promotion, Gather is giving away three signed copies of Jet’s new album Shaka Rock. For your chance to win, all you have to do is answer one quick and fun question. Comments must be posted by November 22nd. Gather will draw three people to win.





Ping Your Friends with Holiday Cheer this Year!

Spread the true meaning of the holidays this year by pinging your friends with some of the fun Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments below. We’ve got a ping for everyone on your Gather friend list! It’s all part of the Find Meaning campaign sponsored by Hallmark Gold Crown stores. Take some time to show your Gather friends how much you care about them this holiday season and I’m sure you’ll get one back!







Reviewers Needed for Hallmark Holiday Products!

 Gather is looking for 30 reviewers for the Hallmark Gold Crown holiday products.  I personally love Hallmark products so this is a great opportunity for Gather members.







Enter to Win a Trip Home for the Holidays for You or Someone You Love!


There’s no place like home for the holidays and we want to help you get there! Together with Hallmark Gold Crown stores, we’re giving away one trip home for the holidays this year. You can win either a trip home for yourself or you can have someone you care about come home to see you!







Submit your cat photos for our new partner ads!

If you’ve seen any of the Gather partner ads leading to the Pets group, you may recognize a few familiar faces. These ads feature Gather member pets. Gather is in the process of creating an additional set of ads to lead to the Pets group, and once again, we want your pets to be the stars!

This time around, we are featuring cat photos for the new ads.

For a chance to have your cat included in a Gather partner ad check out the post for all the details.








Gather’s Featured Pet of the Week – MAGGIE! Win Gather Gear & Gather Pointsâ„¢!



This beautiful “Aloha” beagle belongs to

 Janet “Jax” B.


 Congratulations Jax, Maggie and Angela!








Do You want To Make More Points On Gather

One of the questions members frequently ask the Support team is for tips on how to get more views to their content so they can earn more points. An easy way to do this is by checking to see what is being searched for on the major search engines and to pick a topic that interests you from the list of top searched trends to write about.

The Google trends list is updated very regularly throughout the day.  MaryAnne be publishing this list daily to the Earn More Points and SEO groups. Feel free to check out these posts for ideas. If you write about one of the items on the hot trends list, and use the keywords that are being searched on, your content will be one of the items returned in the search engines and you’ll draw more viewers to your content.






Tom Gerace, CEO and Founder of Gather has submitted some great posts to help you with your Gather experience:





Amplifying Your Voice (or, If a tree falls in the forest, and only 1.3 million people hear it…)

Step 1: Find Something that You Love to Do

Step 2: Evaluate the Appeal of Your Topic

Step 3: Consider the Competition (and Learn from Them)

Step 4: Creating a Consistent Experience

Step 5: Using Gather Groups: Create, Curate or Both?

Step 6: Check the box, expand your reach


Are You New To Gather?

Welcome! I think you will find the Gather community a great source of information on just about anything. There are groups for food, music, writing, frugal living, couponing and everything in between. The Welcome To Gather group is a great place to start. It is a place where you can meet other new member on the site as well as seasoned members. The Welcome To Gather group goal is to help you learn your way around Gather and let you find friends who share your interests. Welcome!




This post is a place where your opinions are always welcome and you will always find a friend. I do read & try to acknowledge all comments . Keyword being “try”. Is there something that you would like to see changed on the “Today On Gather” posts?

Do you know of some exciting activity that is going on in the Gather Community? Please just let me know.

Just let me know by making a comment in the comment section. Check the Today On Gather post so  you do not miss anything that is going on. You can find all the Today posts  in the Today On Gather Group.

You can also find all my posts, photos and videos on my personal Name Space.

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