From The Rock

Happy 7th Anniversary, Obsidian Public Relations!

By | February 01, 2013

Today marks a milestone for Obsidian Public Relations—our seventh anniversary! 2012 was a whirlwind year for our firm, with an expansion into another market, new clients and our first full year in our new office in South Main. Let’s recap: We moved into our digs at 493 S. Main in... Read More »

What’s on your reading list?

By | January 22, 2013

PR is a constantly evolving practice. How we did our jobs five years ago is quite different from how we do them now. It can seem frustrating at times to have to keep up with all the new developments, but aren’t we glad that other professions evolve: like digital technology,... Read More »

The Interview – What You Need to Know

By | January 07, 2013

So, you got a reporter to agree to write a story about you? That’s great! Media coverage in respected publications and programs can make a huge impact on awareness of your company. But just because you’ve gotten the story, that doesn’t mean the work is over…the interview is the most... Read More »

The no ‘no comment’ rule

By | November 07, 2012

At Obsidian, one way that we really bring value to clients is through crisis management. In a time of crisis – large or small, internal or external – we work with the client to determine what should be said to key stakeholders (including media), how it should be said, who... Read More »

There’s no “I” in team

By | September 20, 2012

“No man is an island…and therefore, never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.” In John Donne’s Meditation 17, he emphasizes the interconnectedness of mankind. It’s also a pretty accurate metaphor for our culture here at Obsidian PR. You see, although each client is officially... Read More »

Is that in my job description?

By | August 06, 2012

When you have a working relationship with a PR, advertising or marketing firm, the expectation is that their work will result in more people becoming aware of your organization and possibly becoming actual clients. What we stress to potential and current clients is that our efforts could send a million... Read More »