Super Bowl Ads: Marketers are the Real MVP Once Again

The actual Super Bowl game was a dud. But for those casual fans sitting at the edge of their seat clamoring for this year’s crop of over the top ads; they weren’t disappointed. While many will wonder how companies can justify spending more than $5 million dollars for...

Our Favorite San Francisco Holiday Traditions

With most of our team being from San Francisco or the Bay Area, we have participated in many holiday popups and traditions around the city. There is so much to do and see that sometimes it can be hard to decide what's worth skipping and...

SF Pride 2018 – What You Need to Know

Here in San Francisco, we have the wonderful opportunity to witness the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and the Parade on Saturday, June 24th. To reflect upon Pride Month, let's share some interesting facts you may not have known. https://www.instagram.com/p/BkbF9qrAO8W/?taken-by=sfchronicle What is Pride Month about? Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,...

SF Small Business Week: Celebrating Our Favorite Small Businesses

This week is San Francisco Small Business Week! With more than 85,000 small businesses and entrepreneurs in the city alone, our team is constantly supporting (and celebrating) small businesses. Whether it be the niche market or family-owned feel, SF's small businesses keep our community together and...

Putting the “Fun” in “Fun Event”

We're not a regular public relations agency, we're a fun public relations agency.  One of the quotes often heard in the office is “we work hard and play hard in the Bay Area.” Each quarter we take a break from pitching media, redesigning websites, and drafting social...

Lessons Learned From A Rhetoric And Media Studies Major

First, I should explain how I ended up at UPRAISE. I graduated college this past spring, and like most recent graduates, the search was on to figure out what came next. A job? Graduate school? Travel? Move back home? Nothing? So many options! With a...

50 Feet Deep in Discovery Bay

This is the story of how the newest UPRAISE team member found her calling and made the switch from marine biology to marketing and PR. This story begins underwater. You're probably wondering how we got here. As a marine science major who had recently switched into science...