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Catch up with Taylor

By | May 11, 2021

Taylor is a jack of all trades – from brand management and podcast hosting to figuring out new technology and being an excellent dog-mom and (soon-to-be) baby mom – she is constantly impressing all of us with her skills and quick wit. Not to mention, there is no one better... Read More »

Why is a hefty arsenal of audiovisual content in a pandemic important?

By | May 06, 2021

COVID-19 taught us many public relations lessons – the importance of well-established internal communication channels, the need for a crisis management plan and the importance of having a PR team by your side. But it’s also taught to capture our own audiovisual content, and a lot of it, for those... Read More »

Three things I’ve learned about social media through my studies

By | April 29, 2021

Today, social media is a crucial part of every PR professional’s toolbelt. In fact, Socialbakers reported that “global social media ad spend skyrocketed during the last quarter of 2020, despite the continuing economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.” While most of us have at least some personal experience using social... Read More »

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 »