No BS Blog

The New York Times Looks West

November 11, 2016

Barokas is lucky enough to have offices in two of the most burgeoning and growing cities for entrepreneurship in the country – Seattle and Denver. And we’re not alone in thinking that, as the New York Times is in the midst of its Look West series of forums across Western cities like Portland, throughout California and Denver.  [Read More]

Don’t Get Caught with Your Pants Down

October 20, 2016

As PR professionals, we are responsible for making our clients look good in front of media—no if’s, and’s or but’s—that’s what they pay us for. Sometimes that’s easier said than done. There’s nothing worse than going into an interview with the media and your spokesperson says the wrong thing or isn’t prepared and stumbles around [Read More]

New Look, Same Attitude – BPR Seattle’s Moving on Up

October 6, 2016

For those of you not familiar with the history of Barokas PR, the company sprouted from modest roots in a small brick building on Cherry Street in Downtown Seattle’s Pioneer Square. It was the perfect place to call home. We were located above Zaina and Metsker Maps (now located at Pike Place Market). We were [Read More]

PR + Branding, Better Together?

September 20, 2016

For those of us who live and breathe the PR industry day in and day out, we know first-hand that story telling is the crux of the job. Each day, we’re out on the “front lines” engaging with media, selling in our clients’ stories and amplifying them to the world. And while it’s fairly turnkey [Read More]