Site News: GBI Is Across Your Cities

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Written By: Richard Roy, Creative Guy (Unsure of what my job title is.)

Ghostbusters International and an affiliated franchise are most likely already in your city. And easily accessible through your internet or telecommunications provider. As its been a number of years since GBI as a company and club has had a domain name, the time is right for GBI to not just have a dot wordpress dot com url.

It’s 2020, twenty twenty. Let that sink in. The GHOSTBUSTERS™ franchise celebrates it’s 36th anniversary by welcoming a continuation and a sequel of the original films with Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Obligatory plug: Coming to theaters on July 10, 2020. Directed by Jason Reitman. And all a new Ghostbusters film will bring to ghostheads.

I’ve wanted GBI to have a new domain name, it had to be the “right one.” And personally it had to feel right as well. I didn’t need to just celebrate the 35th anniversary by also having a domain name again for GBI.

This year it’s better early on to have a new domain name for Ghostbusters International, for Ghostbusters: Afterlife premiere, theatrical releases, and home video releases. With that, in digital text Ghostbusters International new dot com is:

ghostbusterscities.com

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Merchandise News: Ghostbusters Employee Welcome Kit

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If you’re a Ghostbuster, you already have a “employee welcome kit.” Whether you’ve been part of a Ghostbusters franchise for 35 years or 5 min, Ghostbusters International has all you really need to prove how official you already are.

  1. Letters & Documents
  2. The Official Ghostbusters™ Training Manual
  3. Tobin’s Spirits Guide

You know, to name a few examples. What if you want a more physical kit? Which we suppose could also be a handy collectible. Finally (hopefully) Icon Heroes has ghostheads covered with their upcoming “Ghostbusters Employee Welcome Kit.”

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Ghostbusters International Franchise Check In 2018

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Update, February 17, 2018


We checked for the missing Ghostbusters groups today. I was able to update most of them world wide, even adding some new franchises in the process.

US: Kansas Ghostbusters groups, are ya out there?

Puerto Rico: We’re still concerned about ghostheads in Puerto Rico. We couldn’t specifically find En Puerto Rico, we’ve added Ghostbusters Puerto Rico.

England: We couldn’t confirm Pompey Ghostbusters. We’ve added Ghostbusters London. We’ve been able to confirm Ghostbusters of North Lanarkshire.

Scotland: We’ve added Ghostbusters of Scotland.

Australia: We couldn’t confirm Premier State Ghostbusters. We’ve added The Victorian Ghostbusters.

Original post after the break.

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Pressing Incorporated Words

 

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Two thousand, sixteen. A new year for the Ghostbusters franchise. A milestone year. A year I thought once again GBI should have a new domain name. One that’s less than twenty five letters.

Last year the identity for Ghostbusters International was a little less strong. With continuing changes to my life I had less time to update this site, let alone a few. I’m trying.

The renewal for what was ghostbustersintern dot com has come and gone. I decided not so hastily to not renew the domain name for another year. “For the foreseeable future” Ghostbusters International’s site will only be using WordPress default website address.


ghostbustersinc.wordpress.com


Please update your bookmarks and feeds accordingly. Thank you.

Photo Source: GBI Media

Savin’ The Domain

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When I wrote December 3, 2016 personal update I wasn’t planning on renewing the domain name for Ghostbusters International. Which did or was going to expire today.

I felt at the time with the site’s inactivity and what has been going on in my personal life, better at the time to save the price of approximately 4 cups of that star place’s coffee. I usually make my own coffee anyway.

It still made sense to wait and be somewhat responsible when it comes to fun. The renewal price has been there from multiple sources (i.e.: gift cards) going back at least two years.

As of today ghostbustersintern.com has been renewed for another year. As I move forward I’d like to get back to updates. It depends on the real responsibilities.

Photo Source: NY Mag

Corporate HQ On Site Updated

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During a Q3 meeting neither company was publicly able to talk about, (due to signed paperwork and the internet) our associates from Ghost Corps (Facebook) toured our Corporate HQ. (GBI Blog Post, March 8, 2016) Where they were able to get a design sense of our museum.

Why would Sony be interested in what we display Ghostbusters wise? Sony is designing there own museum which wouldn’t be complete without a GHOSTBUSTERS™ section.

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Personal Update: December 2016

 

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I’ve been meaning to write this post before today. I held off because its difficult and very personal. In other posts where I say its personal, it can be vague. I don’t generally like to publicize my personal life. I’ve whenever I could kept my personal life separate from Ghostbusters. Through the years they’ve sometimes been connected. I feel as a courtesy, for the support you’ve shown the sites over the years, and a need to write I would provide a personal update.

I also reserve the right to remove this post at any time.

Disclaimer: What I’ll write in the next three paragraphs after the read more tag may be emotional.

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IDW Ghostbusters Humble Comics Bundle

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Humble Bundle, a charitable organization and IDW Publishing have been offering a Humble Comics Bundle where paying what you want ($1 USD and up) for Ghostbusters comics not only gets you digital Ghostbusters comics, donations go to Traveling Stories.

If you’d like to donate, the IDW Ghostbusters comics bundle is ending sooner than later. If you already have most to all of IDW Publishing Ghostbusters comics, also check out Traveling Stories to learn more about their organization.

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Buy Tyres, Win A Holiday To NYC

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If you live in the United Kingdom, want to buy tyres, and have a chance to win a holiday for two to NYC, “the home of the Ghostbusters” this is the sweepstakes for you.

National Tyres And Autocare, the United Kingdom largest independent tyre and autocare specialist and Sony Pictures Entertainment (Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Inc) may be sending you and another person, presumably also a ghosthead roundtrip to New York City!

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Karcher Pressure Washers Can Handle Ectoplasmic Clean Up

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When some of us first heard that Karcher, (US) a global company that manufacturers leading power washers wanted to begin a partnership for marketing Ghostbusters (2016) we were understandably skeptical. After all ever since our employers invented the Proton Pack, vacuum cleaners became cool by association. The solution was there, it was going to take time to put it all together.

Naturally as we’re not the only ones with a vested interested in Ghostbusters, our associates at Sony Pictures Entertainment really liked it. Both companies came together to market Ghostbusters (2016) and Karcher (UK) pressure washers in Europe.

In the meantime we easily promoted Karcher and Ghostbusters through social media. From a “professional services” side we held off on announcing a partnership until now. Continue reading “Karcher Pressure Washers Can Handle Ectoplasmic Clean Up”