Christa Avampato

Christa Avampato

Christanyc

Christa is a writer, product developer, and fundraiser. She is the Founder of the company Chasing Down the Muse and creator of brands Compass Yoga and One Fine Yogi. Equally inspired by ancient wisdom and modern tech, her writing examines how business and technology push cultural change. Follow her on Twitter @christanyc.

Recent articles





The Economic Implications of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Exploring the far-reaching effects of the new Iran nuclear deal on the economies of the U.S., Iran, and across the globe. Plus, an examination of the political impacts at home and abroad.

Shopping Apps and Tips to Save You Money on Christmas Shopping

A review of mobile apps designed to save money and to make holiday gift buying, party planning, meal prep and planning, card sending, and travel easier. Plus tips on how to make the holidays happy, limit stress, and stick to a budget.


Your Brain Is Hardwired to Love Black Friday Deals

Find sales irresistible? You're not alone, and it might be your brain's fault. Why does your brain find certain deals so enticing, and how can you use that knowledge to stay within your holiday budget?




How to Make a Viral Video: Dove Beauty Sketches

A viral video has three main ingredients. Using Dove's recent wildfire success, Dove Beauty Sketches, let's examine how they hit the marketing campaign jackpot, again.