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When Lava Meets Water,

When Lava Meets Water,

Something Magical Happens.

Something Magical Happens.

When Lava Meets Water,

Something Magical Happens.

Obsidian is the dark natural glass that forms when molten lava meets water and is rapidly cooled. This is what strategic public relations can do for your company — it tempers fires and gives you a solid, impenetrable foundation in an ever-fluid business environment. Known as The Great Stabilizer, Obsidian the mineral is widely regarded for its mystical power of insight. And so is Obsidian the firm. Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Obsidian is known as the go-to firm for companies and not-for-profit organizations alike.

The Wizard Behind The Curtain

For far too long, public relations has been the invisible and mysterious cousin to advertising and marketing. But, it’s really easy when you think about it. When an organization connects to the people it cares about, that’s PR. When your story is told (in whatever lovely and purposeful fashion), that’s PR. Pure and simple.

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  • Staff Story
    Behind the Bio: Amelia McGowan

    The joys of the summer season: ice cream, outdoor dining and interns! We always enjoy expanding our team, and this summer, we’ve added Amelia McGowan to our roster of talented PR professionals. Amelia is a public relations student at the University of Alabama, and she joins us with a desire to learn about PR in the real world. Learn more about Amelia and her hopes for the summer in this month’s staff spotlight!

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  • Have you heard?
    Off the Rock, On the Record

    Off the Rock, On the Record is a podcast produced by public relations professionals, for the masses. The Obsidian team banters with guests as they navigate some of the biggest topics within the communication profession. Lighthearted in nature but educational in purpose, this podcast delicately blends entertainment with tactical takeaways. We’re proud of this work, and hope you’ll join us as we release future episodes of Off the Rock, On the Record!

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  • Seeing is Believing
    Oh, yes we did!

    You can teach an old dog new tricks – especially when there is whiskey on the table! To create an online experience, Celtic Crossing in Midtown developed a Virtual Whiskey Tasting series, and our team helped put it on the map. Celtic specially selects spirits for 35-40 people, and all the participants have to do is pick up their tasting glasses and tune in to learn about the flight! The event has been enormously popular, leading to unplanned (but happily accepted) business and media attention for Celtic Crossing. Looking to try something new? Obsidian can help turn your idea into a success story.

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    How to avoid that summer slump at work

    Memorial Day Weekend has passed, and you know what that means — school’s out for summer! Unfortunately, that doesn’t apply to working adults, but it’s easy to feel the urge to kick back like students during the summer months. For me, all I want to do between June and September […]

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  • Clients love us!
    ServiceMaster by Stratos

    ServiceMaster by Stratos is one of Obsidian’s most tenured clients. We work diligently to support growth and employee satisfaction for this ServiceMaster franchise. As Stacy, the company’s CEO, said, “Obsidian has not only provided the education necessary for ServiceMaster by Stratos to understand the way to go to market, but they have also helped us refine the message and create the channels to distribute the message.”

  • You gotta start somewhere!
    Falling into a new internship

    In fall 2019, we brought on recent Mississippi State grad Brittany Mizell as our level 2 intern. After months of her hard work and getting acclimated to working in a firm, we’re excited to see her transition into her full-time position as account assistant! See what Brittany had to say about her internship at Obsidian.

     

    See our next available internship opening here.

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How to avoid that summer slump at work

Memorial Day Weekend has passed, and you know what that means — school’s out for summer! Unfortunately, that doesn’t apply to working adults, but it’s easy to feel the urge to kick back like students during the summer months. For me, all I want to do between June and September... Read More »

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