A Blog About What We're Working On, Thinking About, and Other Good Things

We were chosen to be a part of the 2017 RAD Office Tour!

The RAD Office Tour is a self-guided and educational tour of the best workplaces in Austin. Our office was chosen as one of the 11 workplaces along with Bumble, Handsome, Kammok, argodesign, Soma Vida, Favor, Condé Nast Co/Lab, MF Architecture, Atlassian, and Springdale General. We’re honored to be featured along with so many great spaces … Read on

Our 2017 GasPedal Retreat

We’re just coming off our annual retreat last week — that’s where we bring the whole company together for three days of discussion about our business, where we’ve been, and where we’re headed. Plus lots of great food and time hitting up our favorite spots in Austin. Our theme this year centered on excellence, simplicity, … Read on

We’re hiring in Austin. Come do meaningful, interesting work with us.

At GasPedal, we build communities. They’re vendor-free, peer-to-peer communities for people leading meaningful change at the world’s biggest brands. Right now, we run SocialMedia.org, SocialMedia.org Health, SocialMedia.org Talent, and we’re creating communities for people leading blockchain, marketing technology, sustainability, and more. We’re in an exciting phase of the company. We’re ramping up new communities and … Read on

We’re having a Community Picnic October 15, here’s why

In August, we had our first GasPedal Community Picnic at our new office location. We invited a bunch of people we love to come hang out at our new place, grill some food, and hang out. It rained, but we still had a great time. And we’re doing it again October 15! (This time without … Read on

GasPedal named one of Austin’s 10 Coolest Companies

The cool people over at Austin Inno think we’re cool too. Although, we’re the first to say we’re so not cool. We’re not your typical kegerator-drinking, foosball-playing, “cool” office. But we know we’re cool in our own way — and now we have an award to prove it! This week, Austin Inno awarded ten companies … Read on

We’re in! Check out the new office.

It’s official! We’ve said goodbye to our last Austin office rental ever and have moved into the GasPedal Ranch. After a decade of building our business and growing — and moving from office to office — it’s amazing to have a place to call home. This is our new front desk and welcome experience: This … Read on

Our essential books

We’re a whole company of book lovers, and we’re always sharing and recommending them to each other. But anytime someone new comes on, or someone is thinking about joining us and wants to get a better idea of how we think before they apply, we send them this list: Small Giants, by Bo Burlingham Buzzing Communities, … Read on

Without privacy, collaboration, and recreation, it’s just an office.

Last week, we were excited to have Jan Buchholz of Austin Business Journal stop by the GasPedal ranch to check out what we’re building and what we’re all about. Check out her article and slideshow featuring our ranch. It got us thinking about what really makes our office special. And we realized it’s about more … Read on

We just rolled out a big update to our website

Hey there! It’s been a couple weeks. We’ve been a little quiet on the blog while we worked on upgrading our website. The design hasn’t changed much, but we spent a lot of time rethinking about how we tell our story. We took the opportunity to clarify our mission, share more details about our culture, … Read on