Entries by Brenda Thompson

Famous quotes about public relations

“If I was down to my last dollar I’d spend it on public relations.” This is likely the most famous and popular quote about PR. Do you know who said it? Microsoft founder Bill Gates is famously quoted as saying he’d spend his last dollar on PR. Here are a few other noteworthy quotes on […]

Join us: Don’t Ban Equality

Brenda Thompson Communications is one of more than 50 companies that signed an open letter denouncing Texas’ near-total ban on abortion, saying restrictions on reproductive care will be bad for business and hurt workers, customers, and the state’s economy. This article in Forbes Magazine lists the companies. The cost of state-level restrictions on abortion to […]

Now hiring event PR coordinator

We’re hiring! Brenda Thompson Communications is seeking a part-time Public Relations Coordinator in Austin–being in Austin is a requirement–on a contract basis for 10 hours per week starting now/ASAP through the end of December. The position is to assist with Austin’s beloved Thanksgiving Day tradition, the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot, which is planned as a combo […]

Happy Pride month! 🏳️‍🌈

Get ready to see lots of rainbow flags, including the newer Progress Pride Flag (as used by American Airlines) that includes black and brown stripes representing people of color and those lost to AIDS, and and white, pink, and light blue stripes representing the colors of the Transgender Flag. You’ll also see Pride-themed merchandise everywhere […]

National LGBT Cancer Network joins 350 orgs in supporting Levine appointment

The National LGBT Cancer Network helped bring together a coalition of 350 nonprofit organizations to support the historic appointment of Dr. Rachel Levine, a trans woman, as Assistant Secretary of Health in the new administration. The coalition delivered a letter to the U.S Senate urging Levine’s appointment as the most qualified candidate. “The fact that she […]

Welcome new client GFO Home!

Brenda Thompson Communications is now the public relations firm for GFO Home, a wildly successful new homebuilder in Austin and Dallas founded by real estate legend Glenn Gehan. Glenn was the co-founder and CEO of Gehan Homes, one of the 10 largest privately-held homebuilders in the United States. After 25 years, he sold Gehan Homes […]

The Juicy Leaf featured in Facebook’s Resilient Voices campaign

The Juicy Leaf, a boutique succulent and retail store in Los Angeles’ Highland Park neighborhood, is featured in Facebook’s campaign Resilient Voices: Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month. The incredible amount of attention for the business included being featured as Facebook’s cover video and in multiple posts. Felix Navarro, who owns the business and manages it […]