From The Rock

What to do when a *scary* crisis email hits your inbox

By | September 30, 2020

I LOVE all things spooky and truly scary. Starting at the age of 13, my mom and I made a yearly pilgrimage to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios for a scream-filled night of production-quality haunted house perusing. We paid for the Express Pass to ensure we made it through... Read More »

RIP mass marketing. Targeting is the name of the game.

By | September 23, 2020

If you’ve ever seen an old print advertisement, you may have rolled your eyes. There are ads with so many words. Some have messages we now know are crazy. Plenty of them are shocking or offensive (so I won’t link them here!). But at the time, those companies and their... Read More »

What’s new with Carlee?

By | September 22, 2020

Maybe we should thank the Fates, but our team has remained fairly consistent for the last three years. We’ve been fortunate to strategically expand our team while retaining nearly all of our team members. This retention allows us to share amazing life updates from PR practitioners you know and love... Read More »

Seven Deadly Sins of PR

By | September 16, 2020

Working in public relations has taught me a lot over the last few years, but one of the most important things I’ve learned is that the best approaches to client communication strategies are thoughtful, creative and trustworthy. How do we navigate meeting our clients’ needs and ensuring their message is... Read More »

Three local products to try in 2020

By | September 09, 2020

Memphis has long been known as a food city, but did you know its food products are pretty impressive, too?! From sweet treats to ones that pack heat, there’s something for everyone here in the Bluff City. Follow me here. Shotwell Candy Co.’s Caribbean Coconut Caramels I may eat a... Read More »

9 things that make Memphis 0ur number 1

By | September 01, 2020

Our team is filled with people who experience Memphis through completely different lenses. Some were born and raised here, with decades of memories spanning from the suburbs to the river, while others couldn’t have located Memphis on a map prior to moving here. Regardless of our personal Mid-South history, we... Read More »

Catching up with Christina

By | August 24, 2020

Each member of our team exudes “cool” in a different way. For Christina, that coolness is a unique breed – one that simultaneously appreciates the classics and the present without the slightest air of pretension. Since she joined our team in 2017, she has added a fresh perspective and seasoned expertise,... Read More »

Building a visual identity – capturing stellar photos

By | July 29, 2020

In public relations, we often talk about crafting language or materials that tell a brand story. We associate certain words, phrases and concepts with the essence of a company, and we use these words throughout our materials to reinforce key messages for our constituents. As PR professionals in a world... Read More »

Building a visual identity – creating compelling graphics

By | July 29, 2020

Pause – If you haven’t already, check out our first blog post in this series. You can read it here.  In public relations, we often talk about crafting language or materials that tell a brand story. We associate certain words, phrases and concepts with the essence of a company, and... Read More »

What do you do when an employee goes rogue?

By | July 28, 2020

By Murray Lace and Taylor Jolley Employers and their human resources department are accustomed to handling employee issues when they happen inside the confines of the office. It’s part of their job description to manage the team’s behavior when it goes against company policy. But, what happens when employee mistakes... Read More »