NinaCarmen started simply with GiftBasketsOverseas, writing product descriptions for the online catalog, but true to GBO form, she has worked her way through a number of departments. Now, she's our Director of Marketing and Business Development, helping to bring you exclusive promotions, expert content, and keeping track of customer experiences.
I love hats. And I’ve gotten to wear a lot of them while working with Gift Baskets Overseas for almost 10 years. Although these days I wear the Director of Marketing hat most often, during the winter holidays I put on my Corporate Gift Specialist hat – like a toboggan full of Christmas spirit.
GiftBasketsOverseas.com makes it onto the Inc. 500|5000 list for the 6th year in the row!
ARLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — GiftBasketsOverseas.com, the experts in international gift delivery, is once again celebrating its induction onto the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. This is the company’s 6th year on the list, ranking 4802 for 2018. To make it on the list more than once is an accomplishment, but to make it 6 years in a row is incredibly rare – only 6% of companies have ever received the honor. However, it is to be expected from a company that prides itself not only in growth, but customer support. GiftBasketsOverseas.com shares its place on the Inc.500|5000 list with companies like Microsoft and Vizio, who have also prided themselves on listening to customer feedback and demand to make changes, something owner Dmitriy Peregudov takes to heart. …
ARLINGTON, Mass., July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — GiftBasketsOverseas.com, the experts in international gift delivery, is proud to announce its newest charitable initiative. As part of its efforts to ‘pay it forward’ and to help preserve some of the most important resources on the globe, the company has worked to partner with charities with personal meanings, and long reaching impact. This summer they are proud to announce its new partnership with Rainforest Trust – a U.S.-based conservation nonprofit organization founded in 1988 that protects vital habitat around the world for species, communities, and the planet.
“It’s a big deal to us” says Carmen Monroe, Director of Marketing. “Part of our job is to help bridge the gap between loved ones, no matter the distance. Taking steps to help preserve our wildlife and planet for future generations helps us connect our past and future as well.”
The Rainforest Trust has worked to safeguard over 18 million acres of wildlife habitat around the world since 1988. Their mission is to help preserve a healthy and balanced ecosystem, in some of the world’s most easily overlooked areas, because they are furthest away from people. The CEO of GiftBasketsOverseas.com hopes that adding the company to the cause will give a little more visibility to an issue that doesn’t seem obvious when you’re surrounded by more buildings than plants.
All eligible gifts for the Rainforest Trust donations are clearly marked with a banner, reminding you that by buying a gift you are also donating to charity. You don’t have to do anything but spoil your loved one with a gift from the selection, which you can find in full here: Gifts to Save our Planet.
With endless weddings, birthdays, holidays, anniversaries, and other reasons you were already giving, now is the best time to help your gift mean just a little bit more. As always, GiftBasketsOverseas.com’s excellent 24/7 customer service team is available by phone, chat, e-mail, social media, and more to answer any questions you have.
About Rainforest Trust
Rainforest Trust is a leading international conservation organization that has been steadfast in its mission for 30 years to save endangered species through the purchase and protection of imperiled tropical habitats in partnership with local partners and communities. Since its founding in 1988, Rainforest Trust has helped protect over 18 million acres of rainforest and other tropical habitats in more than 125 project sites around the world. Presently, Rainforest Trust is working to establish a network of over 190 protected areas toward its goal of strategically protecting 50 million acres by 2020. Rainforest Trust has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, and 100 percent of project gifts directly fund vital conservation action. For more information, visit www.RainforestTrust.org.
GiftBasketsOverseas.com has always protected your privacy and personal data, keeping it secure and never sharing it with third parties. Now we’re taking that security to a new level, and ensuring we remain in compliance with the new GDPR rules from the EU. Since we have always valued your privacy and security, we’re rolling out these improvements for all our customers around the world – not just those based in the EU.
As a result of the updates, you’ll notice a few changes:
Grumpy customers with grievances can feel like a headache, but a GOAL-oriented complaint strategy will turn your customer’s criticism into an opportunity to create an avid promoter. Customers with problems are almost ten times more likely to be vocal about their experience with your company. You want them being vocal about how you changed their bad experience into a great one. Today, you’ll get a simple strategy for changing your biggest complainers into cheerleaders for your brand.
Here’s the gluten-free chocolate cake recipe ALL your friends and family can enjoy! As gift experts, we know the best celebrations include presents as well as something handmade with a personal touch. Nothing shows your love like baking a cake to go with their birthday gift basket or anniversary dinner, but for those with celiac disease, a flour-based cake is a painfully tempting gesture. Getting started with gluten-free baking requires some extra knowledge and practice. If you’re an amateur baker, learning basic baking tricks won’t help much, since they are often based on gluten-filled ingredients. But either an amateur or a pro, here we’ve got an easy, celiac-friendly gluten-free chocolate cake recipe to get you started.
There are plenty of gluten-free cakes recipes out there. Some are too wordy, others are too complicated, or just include too many uncommon ingredients. To make sure you first gluten-free baking experience is completely positive, we’ve chosen a simple, classic recipe anyone will enjoy (both making and eating!). A gluten-free makeover of an old time favorite chocolate cake, this recipe includes only 11 ingredients and is made in 8 simple steps. Happy gluten-free baking!
ARLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — GiftBasketsOverseas.com, the experts in international gift delivery, is the go-to company for businesses and families when they need to send holiday gifts. Once again this year, the company’s CEO prepared the company for a busy holiday season by gathering remote team-members together over the summer. They implemented strategies for improvements to the website, the catalog, and the customer experience.
“2017 will be our best year yet,” CEO Dmitriy Peregudov stated. He added, “We’ve been doing this for 12 years, and that’s a milestone you know? You just don’t stay in this kind of business that long if you don’t love it, and if you aren’t good at it. I might be biased, but my team is the best”.
This year, the GiftBasketsOverseas.com team has gone for a makeover on customer favorites. The Personal and Corporate Gift Wizards that were introduced last year have both been fine-tuned. The gift wizards promise customers the help of a customer service representative with finding their gifts, without having to talk to someone if they don’t want to. More secure payment options have been added to an even shorter checkout process. The catalogs for all 200+ countries have been beefed up once again, and that’s not all. As if website innovation wasn’t enough the marketing team has decided to add one more holiday to celebrate this year. Marketing Director NinaCarmen Monroe hinted stating simply, “You’ll need to sign up for our newsletter, or follow us on social media to find out.”
The added automation, improved website, and self-service tools don’t mean GiftBasketsOverseas.com has given up on its hands-on approach. Instead, the improvements are added to offer independent customers more freedom. GiftBasketsOverseas.com’sond-to-none 24/7 multilingual customer service has only expanded. Mr. Peregudov confirms that this is the largest team in the history of the company, and after years of awards and growing corporate acclaim, it is easy to see why they would need it.
Amidst these larger changes, GiftBasketsOverseas.com has also quietly updated its bulk corporate order form, making the process faster. The company blog has spent the year developing in-depth holiday, cultural, and interactive content for customers to enjoy. And social media engagement in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and English has grown across the board.
With a long history of success from GiftBasketsOverseas.com, customers are sure to enjoy a hassle-free holiday season again this year.
GiftBasketsOverseas.com is an A-ranked, BBB-accredited company based in the United States that specializes in delivering superior quality gifts to over 180 countries. GiftBasketsOverseas.com is renowned globally for providing online ordering convenience, multilingual customer service, and secure payment options. Learn more at www.giftbasketsoverseas.com.
NinaCarmen started simply with GiftBasketsOverseas, writing product descriptions for the online catalog, but true to GBO form, she has worked her way through a number of departments. Now, she’s our Director of Marketing and Business Development, helping to bring you exclusive promotions, expert content, and keeping track of customer experiences.
How do you celebrate a 4-year anniversary at work?
We think such an important employee milestone deserves a delicious corporate gift, so when the time came to celebrate our Social Media Manager’s 4th year with the company, we sent something we knew she’d love: Chocolate Covered Strawberries. Sempronia was kind enough to film the unboxing and taste the first one one camera for us. Check it out!
For 1 in every 100 people around the world, living without gluten isn’t a fad, it’s a necessity, which is why every season we receive more requests for gluten free gifts. Tragically, celiac disease – an autoimmune disorder – causes damage to its sufferers when they eat foods and products that contain gluten. For family members, friends, and colleagues who enjoy spoiling others with gourmet gifts for the holidays, the mystery of which gifts you can safely send to people with celiac disease can be intimidating.
Navigating this dietary restriction isn’t as difficult as it sounds, though, even for people who only have to worry about gluten free gifts for Christmas, New Year, or the occasional birthday. A lot of items are gluten free already, without having to take steps, make substitutions, or jump through hoops. Other things should always be avoided. Here’s your quick guide to shopping for gourmet foods and gifts without gluten.
It’s a little known fact that September 28th is National Good Neighbor Day in the US. This day is set aside to remind us all what it is to be a good neighbor. Such a day is also a good excuse to go say hello to those people across the way you haven’t managed to introduce yourself to yet. Maybe you’ve recently immigrated to the US from another country, and need to know: What is a good neighbor? How can you be a good neighbor? How do you deal with bad neighbors? How do you balance being a good neighbor with not being a nosy neighbor?
These are hard questions, and you aren’t alone in asking them. Maintaining a good relationship with your neighbors can be tricky, especially if you’re not familiar with their cultural norms, and your results will vary. Here are some of our tips on learning to be a better neighbor (even if you aren’t a huge fan of the guy next door).