the blog

We have a lot to say.

Admittedly, some of it probably shouldn’t be said in public, so we’ll keep it to the stuff that matters. Don’t expect us to only spew words or facts. We’ll tell you what we think, and more importantly, why it should matter to you.

“Parties of Note” Are Music to the Ears for SLSO

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Talk about your Great Parties! A Mediterranean feast accompanied by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s very own principal horn, Roger Kasa and his wife, Patti Wolf.    A Chamber Music Concert with Symphony musician Scott Andrews.  Poker night with the SLSO Musicians.  A night of Vintage Fashions and Violin music at the Home of Mary […]

Manage Email, Don’t Let it Manage You

Tim Leon
I went to a great 4A’s seminar last week called “Reinventing Account Management.” The speaker was Tim Williams from Ignition Consulting Group. He was great. After the seminar, I wrote down some highlights of a few of the best practices that I wanted to incorporate here at our firm. One of those best practices deals […]

Copywriting Gone Copy-Wrong: Too much emphasis on SEO can dilute your copy

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Now, let me first say, I am a strong and firm believer, even advocate, of SEO writing for small businesses. But… there is a strategic art to balancing out your budget when it comes to re-doing a company website. Yes- some capital should be allotted to SEO writing because it will most definitely be driving […]

G/L’s Kathy Leonard Speaks “Gypsy” to Channel 5’s Leisa Zigman

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Kathy Leonard, VP of  Public Relations for Geile/Leon Marketing Communications, a St. Louis PR agency, was featured on KSDK-TV’s Newschannel 5 at Noon, Thursday. Kathy was promoting the 39th Annual Gypsy Caravan, which raises funds for her client, the St. Louis Symphony. The interview with KSDK anchor Leisa Zigman is posted on Kudos to […]

Mobile Social Marketing: The Perfect Trend for Bargain Hunters

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Let me begin by introducing myself, seeing as I am the newest addition to St. Louis marketing and advertising agency, Geile/Leon. My name is Lindsey, and just a week ago I started my journey as a G/Ler. Immediately thrown into the hustle and bustle of agency life, one of my first tasks was to write […]

The Gypsy Caravan is Coming!

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
A Memorial Day tradition in St. Louis for 39 years, the St. Louis Symphony Volunteer Association presents the Gypsy Caravan. A city within a city is created for up to 20,000 shoppers eager to find bargains and unique treasures galore during one of the Midwest’s largest antique, craft and flea markets that takes place at […]

Branson Celebrities Come Together For Flood Relief Benefit

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Kudos to the celebrities who have put together The Official Branson Celebrity Flood Relief Benefit. The benefit is set for Thursday, May 26 at the Branson Convention Center, a client of St. Louis PR Agency Geile/Leon Marketing Communications. Branson’s biggest stars, including Tony Orlando, Andy Williams and Yakov, along with community and business leaders, are […]

G/L Celebrity Look-A-Likes

Tim Leon
Hey everyone: If you’ve been to a St. Louis Blues game, you’ve seen the segment on the JumboTron where they take random photos of fans in the audience and show them next to a celebrity they most resemble. It’s a hoot! And believe it or not, our friends at Facebook have an app called Facedouble Twin–where […]

Casa Gallardo Feeds Hungry Volunteers in Bridgeton

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Kudos to Casa Gallardo Mexican Restaurant for stepping up to the plate and providing lunch for more than 800 volunteers who joined the effort to help cleanup tornado-ravaged Bridgeton on Saturday. Casa Gallardo, a client of St. Louis PR Agency Geile/Leon Marketing Communications, stepped in to replace the food provider originally scheduled for that day, […]

Casa Gallardo To Cleanup Volunteers: “Lunch is On Us!”

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Casa Gallardo—the Original Mexican Restaurant in St. Louis—and a client of Geile/Leon, a St. Louis PR agency, will say “thank you” to hundreds of volunteers this Saturday with a free lunch. The volunteers are working to help cleanup parts of Bridgeton, hit hard by the Good Friday tornadoes on April 22. The restaurant’s Bridgeton location […]