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10.10.10 Selects Pushkin PR

Nonprofit 10.10.10 selects Pushkin PR to promote its upcoming Health program.


Dec, 2014 Blog Posts

20 Lessons for 20 Years

This year Pushkin PR celebrates 20 years in business. I’ve learned a lot more than 20 lessons in that time.


2014 Blog Posts

2016 Public Relations Planning

It's that time of year again to set some PR and marketing goals.

2017: Get Off to a Good Start

Whether or not you believe in making resolutions, the beginning of the year is a good time to take stock of where you are professionally, set some goals, and do some housekeeping.

6 Questions To Ask a Potential PR Firm

Are you looking for a qualified, experienced, and passionate Denver PR firm? Learn some questions to ask a potential agency and contact Pushkin PR today.

A Crisis Communications Plan for Data Breaches

Your guide to data breach crisis communications.

A PR Grand Slam

A PR grand slam doesn't happen very often, but when it does it's important to take some time to celebrate.

A Simple Process

Abby Oppenheim

Be Well Colorado

Behavior Change Through Social Marketing

Social marketing attempts to convince an audience a new behavior has more value than a current behavior. It combines the best elements of traditional approaches to social change with marketing techniques to generate discussion, promote information and think about an issue differently.

Benefits Of Public Relations In Healthcare

Healthcare is a dynamic, ever-changing world that thrives on public relations. Contact Pushkin PR today to learn more about our healthcare public relations services.

Beyond Facebook: Other Social Networks Your Audience Uses

Depending on your product or service, there are other social networks to integrate into your social media strategy.


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Brand Journalism for Public Relations

As public relations professionals, we know that storytelling is a powerful way to connect with our audiences.

Brand Journalism for Thought Leadership

These days, every organization should at least consider how to incorporate brand journalism into its communications efforts.

Brand Strategy

Building Successful Campaigns on a Shoestring Budget

Is your nonprofit organization struggling with a limited budget? Contact our Denver nonprofit public relations firm to develop an all-encompassing strategy.

Case Studies

Caty Carrico

Celebrating 20 Years

It's been a great 20 years and we are looking forward to many more!


Checkoff Colorado

Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD)

Client Collaboration

Client News

Colorado College State of the Rockies Project

Colorado Community Health Centers

Colorado Division of Insurance

Colorado Division of Insurance Selects Pushkin PR

The Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) selected Pushkin Public Relations to work with its Division of Insurance on a health insurance public relations campaign.

Colorado Realtor Foundation Selects Pushkin PR

Pushkin Public Relations adds the Colorado Realtor Foundation to its client roster.

Commemorating D-Day, Remembering the Heroes

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the WWII D-day invasion of Normandy, France. Recently, a member of our team visited Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial and the D-day Beaches. It was a moving experience.


Cowboy PR

Honor. Respect. Courtesy. That’s straight shootin’ communications. That’s Cowboy PR.

Crisis Communication, or How to Stay Alert and Dancing

A crisis can lead to a loss of trust or a loss of life. It could be discrimination, workplace violence, terrorist attacks, cybercrime, whistleblowers, lawsuits, recalls, environmental damage, natural disasters, or mismanagement.

Crisis Communications

Dan Christopherson, APR

Defining Your Brand: A Simple Process

Without a strong brand promise, potential customers, clients or donors won't know what your organization is about.

Denver PrideFest

Every year, the GLBT Community Center of Colorado (The Center) hosts Denver PrideFest, the annual celebration of lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual pride. Denver PrideFest creates a fun, safe and empowering space to celebrate and promote the heritage and culture of the LGBT and allied communities of Colorado.

Diana Crawford

Diane Amdur

Digital Strategy

Don't Forget That App!

Public Relations is a faced paced industry. Applications and other tools help us manage our time and improve our productivity as Denver public relations professionals. Luckily, there’s an App for just about anything.

Don't Wait For a Crisis to Manage Your Reputation

Crisis communication is about being prepared.

Erika Gonzalez

Fallout at Frontier: A Case Study in Crisis Communications

Founder of a Denver-based pubic relations firm and crisis communications expert, Jon Pushkin shares his take on the situation with Frontier Airlines.

Five PR and Digital Marketing Trends for 2016

Here are the most exciting PR and digital marketing trends for 2016.

Five PR Tools Every Pro Must Have

We’ve come up with the five best tools PR experts should always have up their sleeve and ready to use at a moment’s notice.

Five Ways to Create Engaging Social Media Content

Here are five ways to best capture your audience's attention and tell your brand's story on social media.

Five Ways Your Business is Using Instagram Stories Incorrectly

As a public relations firm offering social media management services to our clients across Colorado and Denver, we make it our job to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and platforms captivating social media users.


Guidestone Colorado Selects Pushkin PR

Nonprofit Guidestone Colorado selects Pushkin PR as its PR firm for a rebranding and membership campaign.

Health Literacy: Creating Clearer Health Communications

No matter the project, out goal is always to help clients communicate more effectively.


Healthcare PR for Millennials

When it comes to healthcare public relations, how do you reach and appeal to this target market?

Here's to the Lifers and Rediscovering Your Passion

The lifers are my heroes. To all the cats who ever played bad gigs in crummy bars for loud drunks who never listen, here’s lookin’ at you, kids. You inspire me to believe that anything is possible.


Jon created Pushkin PR to provide clients with the service of a large PR agency without the large fees. For 20 years, our work has been rewarding and earned industry recognition.


How PR Pros Can Help Reporters and Themselves

There’s no doubt that the media landscape is changing.

How Technology Is Shaping the Next Generation

We have heard A LOT about the Millennials over the past few years, but what about the generation that follows, one that has been referred to as Generation Z.

How the Millennial Patient is Changing Healthcare

As PR professionals, we think a lot about how Millennial consumers are unique from their older counterparts. This is especially true when it comes to healthcare.

How to Choose the Right Public Relations Firm

How to choose the PR firm that is right for your organization.

How to Control Your Message During a Media Interview

How We Landed A Spot For Our Client on the Today Show

When we first started working with Project Sanctuary, the nonprofit’s biggest goal was to get national media attention for the outstanding work they were doing helping military families cope with the stress of military deployment and service.

Introducing the Thursday Three with Pushkin PR

Part of our job as PR pros is always being in the know about the latest happenings around Colorado and here in Denver, staying up-to-date on public relations and digital strategy trends and marveling at all the cool work our clients are doing.

Is your company prepared to handle this situation?

One of our team’s favorite quotes is from the wise Warren Buffet, "It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently."

Is Your Healthcare Organization Asking the Right Questions?

As a Denver public relations firm that specializes in healthcare PR, we are well aware of the growing challenges facing healthcare communicators.

Is Your Healthcare Organization Ready for 2017?

Healthcare communicators face enormous challenges in 2017 as the healthcare landscape continues to shift.

Issues That Healthcare PR Can Help Manage

As a Denver healthcare PR firm, we found it surprising and somewhat amusing when the current occupant of the White House recently wondered, who knew healthcare could be so complicated?

Jennifer Heinly

Jennifer Watson, APR

John Page

Jon Pushkin, APR

Kilpatrick Townsend

Lessons I Learned At My PR Internship

You don’t know what you don’t know; never was there a truer piece of advice spoken.

Maribeth Neelis, MBA

Media Relations 101: Interview Anxiety

For many of our clients the thought of interacting with the media (especially during crisis communications situations) or even just having a conversation with a reporter can feel very intimidating. Use these tips to feel more at ease.

Medical Simulation Corporation

Meet the Team

Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation


New Year, New Website

Pushkin PR has a new look, and we love it! But, a website redesign is not a simple process. Read about some ways you can plan to help your website redesign go smoothly.



Our Approach

Our Clients

We have helped numerous organizations through our 20 years of business. Some of our PR clients include 9 News Health Fair, and Goodwill Industries of Colorado. Contact us today.


Our PR Team

Our Denver public relations agency believes in work based on respect, trust, ethics, and integrity. Our goal is to make a difference with quality work. Contact us today.

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Private Brand Instagram Accounts, Better SEO Rankings, and How to Pitch Journalists the Right Way

One of the trends we’ve seen lately in social media is brands taking their Instagram accounts private.

Professional Services

Public Relations

Public Relations and Crisis Communications for Goodwill Colorado

Denver PR firm case study

Public Relations Basics: Q&A with Jon Pushkin

Veteran PR strategist and founder of Pushkin Public Relations shares some insight from over 20 years working in the field of public relations.

Public Relations Case Study: Denver PrideFest

When it comes to our client Denver PrideFest, there’s no shortage of exciting news to share and stories to tell. We’ve been thrilled to work with the team at The Center on Colfax (the nonprofit that produces Denver PrideFest) over the past three years to share the stories of what’s new at PrideFest and profile the leaders representing Colorado’s LGBTQ+ community.

Pushkin PR Adds The Cable Center to Client Roster

Pushkin PR is working with The Cable Center on a leadership program for the cable industry, The Community of Innovators.

Pushkin PR Adds Three New Clients

Press release about three new clients working with Pushkin Public Relations

Pushkin PR Adds Three New Clients

Pushkin PR added three new clients, Rocky Mountain Human Services, Intiva Health, and Boulder Scientific Company.

Pushkin PR Gets a New Website


Pushkin PR Wins Silver Award from BMA Colorado

Pushkin Public Relations received a 2017 Silver Key Award from the Colorado Chapter of the Business Marketing Association (BMA) for Denver PrideFest: A Sudden Shift in Focus.

SEO Basics For Any Business

Once upon a time, a small business could do a large amount of SEO on their own. These days, with rapidly changing algorithms, tons of fierce competition and the prevalence of specialized software packages, it's hard to go it alone. This article covers some basics, but doesn't go too far into the details because you can't really learn SEO from an article.

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Six Ways To Make Your Creativity Flow

Writer’s block doesn’t have to feel like a pressure cooker. Here are six tips to help you get your creative juices flowing again.

Snapchat: A New Spin on Engaging Your Audience

Snapchat is one of social media’s newest networking sites and is fast becoming one of the most used apps out there.

Social Media as Part of Your Crisis Communications Plan

Three ways to use social media in a crisis.

Social Media vs. Public Relations

Does your business have an effective social media and PR strategy? Learn what the differences are and contact Pushkin PR to work with an experienced PR firm.

Spring Training: A Time to Tune Up Your Brand

For baseball fans, there is nothing like Spring Training. It is a time to forget about last year and look forward to a fresh start.

Stand By Your Brand

Your future employees are watching, listening and paying attention. They want to know that they can trust the brands they work for and support.

Strategic Storytelling: The Backbone of Public Relations

People are attracted to stories, and as public relations professionals, storytelling is paramount.


The Art & Science of PR Measurement

Is public relations an art or a science? And how do we measure the impact of a public relations program?

The Door Is Open. Just Walk On In.

You don’t have to be a Denver public relations pro to know that cyber security is keeping healthcare executives up at night.

The Most Common Myths About PR

The Right Choice

Three Ways You Can Improve Your Digital Strategy

Now more than ever, success is all about being nimble and adaptable. Here are three ways you can improve your digital efforts immediately.

Thursday Three: Best Crisis Communications Response of 2018, PR Predictions for 2019 and Digital PR Strategies for the New Year

2019 may almost be here but before the new year arrives, we couldn’t miss the opportunity to revisit our favorite crisis communications response of 2018.

Thursday Three: Blog Ideas, LinkedIn for Business, and Podcasting

As PR experts specializing in the healthcare, nonprofit and professional services industries, we often recommend LinkedIn as a valuable social media channel for our clients. While most of our clients are currently using personal LinkedIn profiles for networking, we encourage them to utilize their company pages as well to connect with prospects, potential employees and their industries as a whole.

Thursday Three: Brand Crisis Preparation, Healthcare turning to AI and the Internet in a Minute!

Every Thursday we share three news stories that captivated our attention during the week.

Thursday Three: Buzzwords that Need to Die, Using Social Media for Brand Transparency and Myths about Millennials

Leverage. Impactful. Synergy. As public relations professionals, we’re intimately familiar with buzzwords that appear in our clients’ vocabularies and sometimes even our own work.

Thursday Three: Handling Crisis Communications Situations, Repurposing Past Content, How to Create a Content Marketing Strategy

Here’s a worrisome statistic: more than 26 percent of companies have not reviewed their crisis communications plans in over a year. With staffing changes, technology updates and changes in the way information spreads, it is vital that marketing and communications teams review and update their crisis communications plans regularly.

Thursday Three: Healthcare PR Tips, Millennials have FOMO and Why You Shouldn’t Text Your Co-Workers

Each week on The Thursday Three with Pushkin PR we share three news stories that captivated our attention during the week ranging from public relations and social media trend updates to relevant news in the industries we serve including healthcare, nonprofits, government and festival clients.

Thursday Three: Instagram Ad Spending Surpasses Facebook, How to Build a Strong Online Brand and Search Engine Marketing Tips

As a public relations firm with a dedicated social media strategy team, we can’t overstate the importance of advertising on social media if you’re trying to increase brand awareness and grow your following.

Thursday Three: Instagram on the rise, CEOs are not prepared to handle communications crises and what’s happening in Denver this weekend.

Each week on The Thursday Three with Pushkin PR we share three news stories that captivated our attention during the week ranging from public relations and social media trend updates to relevant news in the industries we serve including healthcare, nonprofits, government and festival clients.

Thursday Three: Journalists vs. Influencers, Purpose-Led Brands and Visual Storytelling

Each week on The Thursday Three with Pushkin PR we share three news stories that captivated our attention during the week ranging from public relations and social media trend updates to relevant news in the industries we serve including healthcare, nonprofits, government and festival clients.

Thursday Three: New Colorado Media Outlet Surpasses Fundraising Goal, WeWork Bans Meat and the Stats that Say You’re Reading This Blog on your iPhone

As a Denver-based public relations firm, you better believe that we’ve been following the story of The Colorado Sun’s entrance into the media landscape closely!

Thursday Three: Nike takes a Stand, How to Pitch a Journalist and the Art of Offering an Opinion

Traditionally, many brands have shied away from social controversy, choosing to remain neutral and avoid taking a stand. However, as we’ve previously shared, today’s consumers actually value brands that take positions on hot-button issues.

Thursday Three: PR Misconceptions, Cheyenne Frontier Days and the Public Perception of ‘News’

As event and festival public relations specialists, we have been thrilled to provide crisis communications services for Cheyenne Frontier Days for the past eight years.

Thursday Three: Responding to negative publicity, increasing Facebook engagement and creating a crisis communications plan

Each week on The Thursday Three with Pushkin PR we share three news stories that captivated our attention during the week ranging from public relations and social media trend updates to relevant news in the industries we serve including healthcare, nonprofits, government and festival clients.

Thursday Three: Sponsored social media posts, television news remains on top and how to build a trustworthy healthcare brand

Each week on The Thursday Three with Pushkin PR we share three news stories that captivated our attention during the week ranging from public relations and social media trend updates to relevant news in the industries we serve including healthcare, nonprofits, government and festival clients.

Thursday Three: The Biggest PR Trend of 2018 So Far, Delta Turns to Twitter to Pick a Holiday Movie and Trust in Media Continues to Rise

If there’s one trend we’ve seen in public relations in 2018, it’s undoubtedly the fact that consumers are increasingly looking to brands to take a position on social and cultural issues.

Thursday Three: The Colorado Sun Rises, Brand Redesigns and What’s Happening in Denver this Weekend

Unless you’ve been living under a rock without WiFi (which hey, in this political climate we completely understand) you’ve likely heard about the obstacles facing local journalism.

Thursday Three: The Secret to Great Communication, Brand Voice on Social Media and Brand Promises

As PR pros, we are frequently asked about how public relations is changing. We’ve often heard our colleagues answer with responses about new technologies and data driven tools.

Thursday Three: The World’s Most Admired Brand, Apple Unveils New Products and the Future of the Focus Group

Each week on The Thursday Three with Pushkin PR we share three news stories that captivated our attention during the week ranging from public relations and social media trend updates to relevant news in the industries we serve including healthcare, nonprofits, government and festival clients.

Thursday Three: Things to Do in Denver Labor Day Weekend, Trust in the Media on the Rise and the Latest Social Media Regulations

Check out our weekly update from our Denver public relations firm specializing in crisis communications, event PR, nonprofit PR and healthcare PR.

Thursday Three: Visual Content in Public Relations, A Communications Lessons for CEOS and the Denver Events We’re Excited for this Weekend

Did you know that we specialize in festival and event public relations? With so many interesting events happening throughout Denver and Colorado, we love to keep a pulse on the best ways to spend your weekend.

Thursday Three: What is PR, Instagram launches desktop scheduling and the most likeable mascot

One of the most common questions our Denver-based team of public relations experts receives is what is PR?

Twitter for Law Firms, Healthcare Organizations and Financial Institutions

From Wendy’s airing their beef with McDonalds to Hidden Valley Ranch suggesting a collaboration with Pop Tarts, brands are going big or going home on Twitter. Brand voices on this highly popular social media platform are becoming increasingly snarky and bold.

Using Content to Build Thought Leadership

How can you help consumers discover your organization? Content is an excellent way to highlight your industry knowledge and expertise and get in front of people searching the internet for information.

Using LinkedIn, Brands Celebrating Pride Month, Patient Loyalty Drivers for Hospitals and Medical Practices

In The Thursday Three with Pushkin PR we share three news stories that captivated our attention during the week ranging from public relations and social media trend updates to relevant news in the industries we serve including healthcare, nonprofits, government, law firms, and festival clients.

Washington State's Primary Care Association Selects Pushkin PR

Washington Association of Community and Migrant Health Centers is working with Pushkin Public Relations on a workforce development campaign targeting primary care providers.

Wells Fargo Fail: A Lesson in Crisis Communications

How Wells Fargo is mishandling their crisis and how they can do better

We’re having a festival. What could go wrong?

Doing crisis PR at festivals requires a lot of planning, a lot of training, and a reliable team on site. It requires an easy way for the team to communicate securely in the midst of an often loud, chaotic situation. But most of all it requires a commitment to stay calm, stay focused, and stick to the plan.

What is a PR Crisis?

As a Denver crisis communications firm, we are often asked two simple questions. What is a PR crisis and how do we know when we have one?

What Post-Demographic Consumerism Means to Your Organization

The consumer is changing and organizations must change their PR and marketing strategies to remain effective.

What's Next for SEO?

Take your search marketing game to the next level in 2018.

Why Nonprofits Need PR

Nonprofit organizations have dozens of to-dos on their list, making it hard to gain awareness, raise funds, and more. Learn why a PR firm is essential.

Why Public Relations?

No matter the industry, public relations is a critical component to a successful business. Contact Pushkin PR today to learn more about our public relations services that help organizations from healthcare to nonprofit and everything in between.

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