From The Rock

Is your pitch newsworthy?

By | May 24, 2021

Media relations is one of the most important components of a holistic PR strategy. It’s a great way to get in front of different audiences and share your story. But how do you land coverage? The key to media relations is to find a newsworthy topic to share with the... 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 »

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 »

Where to get outdoors this spring in Memphis

By | February 24, 2021

Winter 2021 has been one of the coldest on record for Memphis. There’s no doubt most of us are counting the days for the temperature to rise and the days to get longer. When it’s time to break out of hibernation, make sure to add these outdoor destinations to your... Read More »

A blog on the importance of… blogging

By | February 17, 2021

I’m not on Hello Fresh’s payroll. I’ve never offered unsolicited advice on banal products like razors or electric toothbrushes. You won’t catch me posting fashion “dupes” on Instagram or attending trendy brunches with bottomless mimosas. For these reasons, you likely wouldn’t classify me as a blogger.  Yet here I am,... Read More »

The ongoing, unexpected benefits of a PR partnership

By | February 05, 2021

When partnering with a PR firm, you might expect amped-up social media content, increased media mentions and stronger brand recognition. What you might not expect are those lesser-known benefits that continue to benefit your business in the long run – like ongoing community interest, enhanced search engine optimization for online... Read More »

Timelines: Who needs what when, again?

By | February 03, 2021

When it comes to revving up public relations efforts prioritization is key. It’s not only about chronologically organizing your tactical execution, but also getting your ducks in a row so messages hit the right people at the right time.  Some clients feel the need to immediately make every announcement a... Read More »

Combating cancel culture

By | January 20, 2021

Cancel culture – what is it? With the rise of social media and the power it has on a brand’s reputation, the idea of cancel culture has entered our mainstream vocabulary. It’s the social “cancellation” of any brand, product, figurehead or company you disagree with or who has wronged you.... Read More »

Culture kick: Employee reviews

By | January 13, 2021

The internet is packed with review sites. On platforms like Yelp!, Facebook, TripAdvisor and Google, consumers can easily share their experiences – the good and the bad and everything in between. Maintaining your reputation through consumer reviews is an essential part of PR. But, so are employee reviews. If not... Read More »