Denver PR Blog

Great Moments in Public Relations
October 20, 2017, 9:25 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Having worked for large, publicly traded companies, I know firsthand that CEOs always want coverage in The Wall Street Journal. This, however, is not what First Data’s CEO was looking for. Allison Prang at the WSJ reports:

First Data Mistakenly Announces Acquisition Plan for BluePay

First Data Corp. said it mistakenly posted a draft of a news release Thursday morning that it would acquire credit-card processing firm BluePay Holdings Inc., a deal it says hasn’t been finalized.

The payment-processing company has since removed the release from its website and said the conference call mentioned in the release isn’t going to happen.

First Data, however, did confirm Thursday that it is in talks to buy BluePay.

Great Moments in Halloween Costumes
October 17, 2017, 12:01 pm
Filed under: Public Relations

What young tyke wouldn’t want to be Anne Frank for Halloween?

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Spearca Adds New Clients
October 2, 2017, 9:19 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Spearca Communications has added South Denver Gastroenterology and Insights Lab as clients.

What Has Uber’s Bad Reputation Cost It?
September 25, 2017, 5:39 pm
Filed under: Public Relations

At least $400 million, if London regulators get their way.

Pizza Hut Hurricane Memo Goes Viral
September 11, 2017, 1:56 pm
Filed under: Public Relations

Pizza Hut is playing defense after a cold-hearted memo making demands of minimum-wage employees who were caught in Hurricane Irma became public. Expect Pizza Hut to offer a lot of free pizza to first responders as a result.



Last Call to Register for PRSA Colorado Professional Development Summit
September 5, 2017, 10:00 am
Filed under: Public Relations

I will be joining fellow presenters Dawn Doty, Jane Dvorak, Matt Moseley, Marie Logsden, Matt West, Taylor Lobato and others at the 2017 PRSA Colorado Professional Development Summit. Register today.


Dovetail Solutions Announces Promotions, New Clients
September 1, 2017, 10:35 am
Filed under: Public Relations

dovetail solutions has promoted Marissa Hoffman to Director of Client Services and Lea Gralewski to Client Services Associate. Hoffman has been with the firm for five years, and Gralewski for four years. dovetail also announced that it has added clients Fortis Law Partners, Loveland Strategic Partnership, Redbarre and Spectrum Search Partners.