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Denver's Absolutely PR Provides Year End Review of 2011 Client Milestones & Key Media Placements

Absolutely Public Relations reviews its 2011 key media placements, plus recaps client and company milestones. In 2011, the Denver-based Absolutely PR consulting firm celebrated its 12th calendar year in business.

Lakewood, CO, December 31, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Metro Denver-based Absolutely Public Relations celebrated its 12th calendar year in business in 2011 and achieved key media placement results for clients in both the traditional and social media spaces. This year end review is shared by Absolutely PR Owner/Founder Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR, who says, "Absolutely PR assisted Bell Aquaculture (including its new Fish Rich™ fertilizer product line); Cabela's; Cat Care Society (CCS); Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA), Colorado Institute for Drug, Device and Diagnostic Development (CID4); Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority; Joseph Decuis Gourmet Restaurant, Farm, Emporium, Culinarium and Inn; Medivance, Inc.; Dr. Martha Lucas/Cosmetic Acupuncture Seminars; and Holben Building Corporation in 2011."

Absolutely PR offers PublicRelationsNewsroom.com, Expert411.com and DenverPRNewsroom.com to help clients achieve media relations success. The company also maintains News Feed Blogs to turn up the volume on client messaging in the social media blog space.

* In February, Absolutely PR assisted Cabela's with a "PR 201: Tools of the Trade" session for its event coordinators at its annual national Manager's Meeting in Denver. Holben recruited Mike Cote, editor of ColoradoBiz Magazine and the Planet-Profit Report, and Gail O'Brien, news assignment desk manager at KDVR TV/FOX31 and KWGN TV, to assist with the media panel portion of the session.

* In June, Absolutely PR assisted Bell Aquaculture in announcing a $5 million expansion at the nation's largest Yellow Perch farm in Albany, IN. Major media placements that followed over the next few months included: a feature article in Fish Farming News, a cover article in the Indianapolis Business Journal and an article in Fish Farming International. Link to the Bell Aquaculture news feed blog to review all activity: http://indianayellowperch.blogspot.com.

* Also in June, Absolutely PR assisted Bell Aquaculture in launching its Fish Rich™ fertilizer product line. Media placements were achieve in AgriNews, Splash Magazine Home & Garden Guide, The Charleston Gazette, plus the Green Living Guy, The Ag Revolution, The Suburban Jungle, Extra Dirt, Akron Ohio Moms blogs.

* Further, in June, Absolutely assisted the Colorado Institute for Drug, Device and Diagnostic Development (CID4) in announcing funding of the Fort Collin's based VetDC company. Placements were achieved in the Denver Post, Fort Collins Coloradoan and Denver Business Journal. An archive of placements is found at the CID4 news feed blog, http://cid4.blogspot.com.

* Throughout the year, Absolutely PR provided media campaign support to the CBSA. Absolutely PR has assisted the CBSA with media relations efforts since Holben joined the association's board in 2005, serving two consecutive three-year terms through April 2011. Holben has continued as an ex officio board member and chair of the CBSA Communications Committee. An archive of all CBSA placements is found at http://coloradobio.blogspot.com.

* In August, Holben joined the board of directors for the Denver-based Cat Care Society. Absolutely PR had previously handled media relations as a volunteer for CCS' 30th Anniversary Tails of the Painted Cats project and auction. Absolutely PR deployed ten PR campaigns for CCS in 2011, including social media PR assistance. Campaigns are listed at http://www.denverprnewsroom.com/catcaresociety.html and placement recaps found at the CCS news feed blog: http://denvercatcare.blogspot.com.

* In September, Absolutely PR assisted Louisville, CO-based Medivance, Inc., with the campaign: "Medivance® Inc. Arctic Sun Products are the Preferred Choice of 2011 U.S. News & World Report Top-10 Ranked Honor Roll Hospitals." Visit: http://absolutelypr.blogspot.com/2011/09/medivance-inc-arctic-sun-products-are.html.

* In November, Absolutely PR began an engagement with Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority, assisting with a multi-faceted rollout of its strategic refocus. Campaigns are summarized at http://www.denverprnewsroom.com/fitzsimonsredevelopmentauthority.html and placements reviewed at http://fitzbioscience.blogspot.com.

* Dr. Martha Lucas/Cosmetic Acupuncture Seminars news feed is found at http://denveracupuncture.blogspot.com. Holben Building Corporation's news feed blog is at http://holbenhomes.blogspot.com.

About Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR

Holben is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America and is a member of the PRSA Counselors Academy. Frequently interviewed as a Public Relations Expert, Holben shared her perspective with the Denver Business Journal in July for the article, "Working from home? - Be aware of liability issues before they sideline your business" (http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/print-edition/2011/07/08/working-from-home.html?page=all).Holding a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma, Holben has taught advertising and PR on the university level. In 2009, her "Seven Ways To Get The Media Attention You Deserve" was published in the PRNews' Media Training Guidebook. She blogs pitches, placements and PR tips at http://denverpr.blogspot.com and tweets from http://www.twitter.com/DenverPR and http://www.twitter.com/AbsolutelyPR.

About Absolutely Public Relations

Absolutely PR specializes in media relations, the strategies and tactics necessary to achieve impactful editorial placements in international, national, trade press, local and social/digital media space. Visit http://www.AbsolutelyPR.com or the company's Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/AbsolutelyPR.


Maggie Holben, Absolutely Public Relations - 303-984-9801 - maggie@absolutelypr.com

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Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR, CIARP