Obsidian PR

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: Whitney Albert

    Four years ago, Whitney Albert joined the Obsidian team – and we have not looked back! She brought with her years of strategic communication experience and quickly rose as a leader within our team. Now, she serves as a director of client services, using her professional acumen to support and guide many of our client relationships. To celebrate Whitney’s anniversary and all she brings to our firm, we asked her a few questions. Learn more 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!

    We can help take your idea to reality in a matter of days – and that’s exactly what we did with #dontletmedownmem. In a matter of days, we helped the organization’s creator launch a website, build a social media presence, break through to traditional media and ultimately share live music with people around the world. Over the course of eight weeks, we reached thousands of people and helped raise more than $30,000 for local poverty fighters. Do you have an idea you want to share with the world? Let us help you.

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  • The News Ticker
    Why you should “eat the frog” – A breakdown of helpful productivity euphemisms

    Mark Twain once said, “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.”  While I definitely don’t see myself consuming amphibians any time soon, […]

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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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Why you should “eat the frog” – A breakdown of helpful productivity euphemisms

Mark Twain once said, “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.”  While I definitely don’t see myself consuming amphibians any time soon,... Read More »

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