From The Rock

Step into the spotlight with Carlee

By | September 15, 2021

When you need to revamp your playlist, find fun activities around town or brighten your day with cute puppy pics, Carlee is your go-to gal! She’s been rocking with Obsidian for more than three years now. We chat about what she’s been up to in this month’s staff spotlight. Like... Read More »

3 social media analytics to monitor

By | September 08, 2021

For a PR girl like me, numbers can be a little intimidating. In my line of work, I find myself immersed in writing and creative thinking much more than I do math problems. For that, I am grateful. When it comes to measuring the success of communications strategies, though, numbers... Read More »

Must-have tech tools for marketers – daily grind edition

By | September 03, 2021

In my last two posts (here and here), we talked about tech tools that can improve your need for basic graphic design or your inter- and intra-office communications. But sometimes, technology just makes things easier for you. And when we’re all always busy, saving a little time here and there... Read More »

Stakeholders: How to involve them in communication efforts

By | August 12, 2021

Let’s be honest – stakeholders don’t always understand the reasoning behind communication efforts, and that’s OK. But it’s our job as PR practitioners to ensure they know the who, what, when, where and why of our strategies so that everyone is on the same page when it comes to planning... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »