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Rock The Boat

December 4, 2013

PR is all about strategy. It is our job to know what to say, when to say it, how to say it, and who to say it to. And sometimes, traditional PR methods need a shake up. While planning for a recent announcement for PivotDesk, it was clear the news would not resonate with national [Read More]

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In the Agility Game, Size Matters

November 19, 2013

In Talladega Nights, Ricky Bobby’s motto throughout his life was, “If you ain’t first, you’re last.” OK, it might have come from his intoxicated dad, but he wasn’t far off…you have to be quick to win. Unfortunately, the bigger you are, the more difficult it is to stay agile. This was the theme of a [Read More]

Denver Startup Week – A Celebration of Everything Entrepreneurial in Denver!

October 14, 2013

BPR recently participated in the second annual Denver Startup Week. The event was created to showcase the entrepreneurs, employees and the startup companies fueling innovation in Denver. Organized by the Downtown Denver Partnership, Colorado Technology Association and the Denver community, Denver Startup Week is a platform to convene all those who are building startups, want [Read More]

Dear PR Students: You Don’t Know Shit About PR

October 8, 2013

Let me start by saying that I am not calling PR students or interns stupid, but rather pointing out that PR is one of those careers that you can’t fully grasp from school. So what’s the most important thing to know about joining the PR profession? If you’re not a caffeine addict already, you better [Read More]

Birthday Wishes From Some Guy Named “Pete”

September 30, 2013

Happy birthday BPR!  I’ll never forget my six years on the corner of First and Cherry. It started in late August 2001, just a few weeks before all of our lives were changed by 9/11.  Looking back, it was a time of big change for me personally as well. I was 26 and had just [Read More]

The Stranger Problem

August 27, 2013

In the PR world it happens to be our job to talk to strangers. More than that, it is our job to turn strangers into friends, business partners, resources, mentors, colleagues, etc. Finding ways to strike up conversations with people, journalists in particular, we don’t know is what we do every day in hopes they [Read More]

I Want To Be A TechStar: Demo Day 2013 In Boulder

August 21, 2013

Demo Day is Boulder at its finest. The Boulder Theater is dressed for the occasion and so are the TechStars teams. In true Boulder style, the dress code is company T-Shirts and jeans. We are ready. We are ready to listen and to be inspired by ten companies who have spent the last three months [Read More]