Sunday, February 15, 2009

Absolutely PR's Maggie Holben To Speak on CBSA BioBreakfast Panel Wed., Feb. 18

Do you want to get publicity and media attention for your business? Are you not getting the attention you deserve? When you get the right media coverage, your sales can double, investors begin to take notice, and you gain new customers. Find out from the experts how to garner media attention and to effectively use public relations at this BioBreakfast.

Panelists include:

Dee Rambeau is the co-founder and Managing Partner of The Fuel Team and also works with PR Newswire. He has over 25 years of experience in marketing, promotions, television and communications. An award-winning writer and producer, Dee has produced over 200 hours of documentary and sports television for cable and broadcast. Additionally he has scripted and produced more than 50 corporate videos for branding, marketing or internal communications. Dee primarily focuses on online aspects of media relations and stakeholder relations. His specialty is media websites, social media, and search engine optimization.

Maggie Chamberlin Holben, owner of Denver's Absolutely Public Relations, is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America and is a member of the PRSA Counselors Academy. In addition, she is certified as an industry analyst relations practitioner. Holben's consultancy offers several online newsrooms to assist clients, including, and Frequently interviewed as a Public Relations Expert by the media, Holben holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and has taught both advertising and PR courses at the university level. Most recently, Holben’s “Seven Ways To Get The Media Attention You Deserve” article was published in the PRNews’ Media Training Guidebook, 2009 Edition. She blogs pitches and placements at and tweets from

Rachel Brand has more than 16 years of experience in writing and communications. As a wire reporter, she wrote breaking stories on commodities and Chicago-area news. As an award-winning newspaper reporter at the Rocky Mountain News, she covered general business, the health care industry, health policy, health legislation, and the retail, natural foods, beer, marketing and public relations industries. As a freelance writer for AARP Bulletin and State Legislatures magazines, she covers health care policy and legislation.

Baxa Corporation is sponsoring this event and and VP/Marketing Marian Robinson will serve as moderator.

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Thursday, February 12, 2009

"Seven Ways to Get the Media Attention You Deserve," by Absolutely PR Owner/Founder Maggie Holben Included in Media Training Guidebook Vol. 2

"Seven Ways to Get the Media Attention You Deserve" by Maggie Chamberlin Holben, owner/founder of Denver public relations consulting firm, Absolutely Public Relations, has been included in the Media Training Guidebook Vol. 2, recently published by PR News. The 2009 edition, now available for purchase online from the PR News organization, features Holben's article in the "Pitching the Media," chapter.

From 12/29/08: Absolutely PR Owner/Founder Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR, Appointed to Second Three-Year Term on Colorado BioScience Association Board

Maggie Chamberlin Holben, owner/founder of Denver public relations consulting firm, Absolutely Public Relations, has been appointed to a second three-year term on the Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) Board of Directors. As a board member of the CBSA since 2005, Holben serves as chair of the association's Communications Committee and assists with media relations efforts for the organization.

From 9/8/08: Absolutely Public Relations Named PR Agency of Record for Bell Aquaculture

Denver public relations consulting firm, Absolutely Public Relations, is the PR agency of record for Bell Aquaculture, Albany, IN. In March, Bell Aquaculture announced operation of the nation's largest yellow perch (Perca flavescens) farm at production facilities located in Albany, northeast of Indianapolis. Following in July, Bell broke ground on its corporate headquarters and processing facilities in Redkey, IN. The Bell Perch™ product is expected to be available for restaurant purchase in early 2009.

From 8/16/07: Why Is A TV News Anchor Answering The Absolutely PR Phone?

Denver public relations consulting firm, Absolutely Public Relations, seems to have a new receptionist answering the phone. But, one moment please, is that a new employee? No, it's CBS4 Anchor Jim Benemann making good on a silent auction prize he donated to the Denver Press Club (DPC) for the 2007 Damon Runyon event in June. It's all in fun and all for a very good cause at the Denver Press Club.