Denver PR Blog

ESPIOC Seeks Social Media, PR Measurement Speakers
January 22, 2012, 10:43 am
Filed under: Events

The Emergency Services Public Information Officers of Colorado (ESPIOC) is seeking speakers for its upcoming training conference (May 17-18, Estes Park) on the following topics:

Social Media and Beyond: Digital Communications for Emergency Services PIOs
Using social media, e-newsletters, text alerts, mobile sites, video, blogs, RSS, etc. to communicate consistently in good times and bad. This presentation should include how to choose from among the many digital tools out there, how to use them effectively, and how to maintain a professional brand across all platforms. Includes actionable tips and tools to immediately implement in your organization. Should be geared for an intermediate level user; most attendees have had training in basic social media and many usesome of these tools regularly.

Show Me the Results: Tracking and Measuring Your PR Efforts
Public relations is not just “nice to have” — it’s “need to have.” In times when budgets are tightening, PR remains one of the best investments you can make in your organization. But some people need convincing.  Here are some best practices for tracking and measuring ROI for your in-house PR initiatives.

If you are interested in speaking, contact Andrea Burns.

Barefoot PR Adds Four Clients
January 19, 2012, 10:28 am
Filed under: Wins

Barefoot PR has added four clients: Alliance for Sustainable ColoradoBoys & Girls Clubs of Metro DenverFascination St. Fine Art, and Young Americans Center for Financial Education.

Naturally Boulder Names Raab to Board
January 19, 2012, 8:58 am
Filed under: Linhart

Linhart PR SVP Paul Raab has been named to the board of Naturally Boulder, a non-profit organization that “nurtures and enhances the natural products industry in Boulder.”

Mattson Development Selects JW for Project Work
January 16, 2012, 10:35 am
Filed under: Johnston Wells, Wins

JohnstonWells has been hired to develop a strategic plan for Mattson Development, a real estate re-development firm in Maine. Drew Morris, a former JWer, is the director of communications for Mattson.

Denver PR Jobs
January 16, 2012, 10:26 am
Filed under: Andrew Hudson, Jobs

Among those hiring this week are the City of Greeley, Colorado Conservation Voters, Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, Dairy Center for the Arts, Denver Water, EffectiveUI, GBSM, Mapquest, MillerCoors, Morris Visitor Publications, Rose Community Foundation, The Arthritis Foundation, University of Colorado Department of Alumni Relations and Communications, Vail Daily and Odney (Bismarck, N.D.).

Great Moments in Politics
January 13, 2012, 4:53 pm
Filed under: Public Relations

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter offers some practical, on-air advice on what people can do to stop random acts of violence: Don’t act like idiots and assholes.

Hat Tip: Eric Anderson (@Eric_A_Anderson)

GBSM Hires Two
January 13, 2012, 8:22 am
Filed under: GBSM, Jobs

GBSM has hired Russ Rizzo as a senior associate and Andrea Cunningham as an associate. Rizzo formerly was with Linhart PR and Cunningham joins GBSM after positions with Res Publica Group and Schneider Associates.