From The Rock

Step into the spotlight with Murray

By | April 19, 2021

She is our team’s Sagittarian go-getter, restaurateur’s best friend, sports fan, fitness queen and we’re thrilled to now call her a senior account manager at Obsidian – Murray Lace! For almost six years (including her internship), Murray’s been impressing us with her stellar work ethic and leadership skills. Simply put,... Read More »

LinkedIn isn’t just “business Facebook”

By | March 31, 2021

Poor LinkedIn. It’s just for when you need a job, right? No? Oh, well maybe some people use it like “Facebook for business professionals.” You know, you’re on Facebook at home but on LinkedIn at the office. Wrong again?  I felt sorry for LinkedIn for a while. It seemed like... Read More »

…And we’re LIVE! The benefits of incorporating streaming across your social

By | March 24, 2021

What’s the latest trend in social media content creation? While it may not be a new concept, more brands are starting to incorporate streaming content into their platforms. Over the last year, we’ve seen a huge increase in brands utilizing new social platforms and features like Instagram’s IGTV, Reels and... Read More »

What our team is sippin’ on this National Cocktail Day

By | March 24, 2021

Sip, sip hooray – it’s National Cocktail Day! Of course, the best way to celebrate National Cocktail Day is to treat yourself to one. Whether you’re dining in or taking it to go to enjoy at home, there are countless spots around Memphis offering sensational spirits. If you need a... Read More »

Some French phrases for your repertoire this National French Language Day

By | March 19, 2021

As one of Obsidian’s language lovers, I enjoy diving into the linguistics and differences in communication that arise when learning another language. It’s fun to find those quirky phrases that just don’t directly translate to English and keep them tucked away for future use! To celebrate French Language Day, here... Read More »

Should I Post Reels?

By | March 17, 2021

With the explosive popularity of TikTok in the past couple of years, particularly among Gen Zers and millennials, it is no surprise that Instagram jumped on the short-video content bandwagon. While many content creators have used TikTok for comedy, music, political activism and simply fun, many brands like Chipotle and... Read More »

Catching up with Kelli

By | March 15, 2021

For nearly 10 years, Kelli Brignac has been working as a model account leader for Obsidian. For several of those years, she’s been pioneering the increasingly popular virtual model from Lake Charles, Louisiana. With her stellar work ethic, client management skills and communication expertise, you’d never know she is out... Read More »

Spice up your social media calendar

By | March 10, 2021

Whether you’re an experienced chef, a novice cook or not allowed in the kitchen for fear of burning it down, one of the most important tips I’ve received about cooking is that it’s all about the spice. Spices and seasonings can completely transform your dish and kick your taste buds... Read More »

Keep it real: How to make your brand’s social media feel authentic

By | March 03, 2021

If you manage a company or brand’s social media account, striking the balance between professionalism and sincerity can be difficult. When in doubt, some folks ask themselves W.W.A.P.A.D. – what would a personal account do? But they’re not fooling anyone by acting as if a corporate account is no different... Read More »

The best non-communications class I took and why

By | February 25, 2021

Public relations student at Mississippi State University As a wide-eyed, bushy-tailed college freshman, I dreamed of graduation day. And in that dream, I was walking across the stage to receive my degree in biomedical sciences and psychology. However, one internship, two semesters, three weeks of shadowing and four hard-earned A’s... Read More »