Meet Courtney Lee

dovetail solutions admin Blog

PR as a catalyst for quality, community-driven journalism After eight years on the marketing team at Colorado Public Radio, I was hungry to make a professional change. I felt compelled to explore new opportunities and business challenges beyond the world of broadcast media, but wanted to stay connected to the mission-based, community-focused work I loved so much at CPR. What …

Meet Emily Desmery

dovetail solutions admin Blog

Hi! My name is Emily and I am the newest member of the dovetail solutions team. I joined the team in June of 2019 and I could not be more excited. Before dovetail I was working in the fitness industry in operations for Orangetheory Fitness (where I met my fiancé), then as the Regional Manager for a cycling studio and …

Navigating the Unexpected

Lea Gralewski Blog

There are countless examples of times when a public figure seems to be unprepared at a press conference or during an interview. So often as viewers we wonder how such a blunder could occur when there are professionals to advise and help prevent these mishaps. These occurrences are common in large part due to the fact that many people dismiss …

When a crisis occurs…

Andy Boian Blog

Training for any type of communications is always a good thing to do.  Regardless of the type, training in our field is ideal, as it does allow for lessons to be learned, mistakes to be corrected, and anecdotes to be learned. When a crisis occurs, the training is that much more relevant. The ability to have already been in a …

BE PREPARED: ON THE IMPORTANCE OF TRAINING TO SUCCESSFUL COMMUNICATION

Matt Moseley Blog

At dovetail solutions we not only do the work for our clients, but we also teach them how to do it themselves. Often times we help to build communications capacity for their own organization and we do this through trainings. dovetail solutions does multiple kinds of trainings for varied situations and needs. We can train our partners on how to be more …

Did you know dovetail solutions does trainings?

Emily Holleran Blog

A training of any kind presents a prime opportunity to expand knowledge but many employers in the current climate find development opportunities expensive. Those attending training sessions miss out on work time, which may delay the completion of projects. However despite these potential drawbacks, training and development provides both the individual and organization as a whole with benefits that make …

Are you talking to me? How an agency can help you manage the art of conversation

Hannah Morris Blog

Not having a communications strategy for your individual, organizational or service brand is like playing Russian Roulette. There’s a good chance nothing will go wrong when you speak to your stakeholders, but there’s also a good chance that if it does, consequences will be catastrophic. Almost every day in the media, we see examples of how one bad Tweet (Quantas …

To plan or not to plan?

Emily Holleran Blog

Crises are incidents that threaten the integrity or reputation of a company and its brand. They are usually brought on by events that cause negative media and/or stakeholder attention. While there is no way to fully prepare for crises, it is critical to have a crisis plan in place in which the leaders of a company or its spokesperson are …

Musings from the Front Lines of Crisis Communications

Matt Moseley Blog

Benjamin Franklin said is correctly: “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” If you have a big–or small business–things happen that are out of your control–or maybe they should have been in your control. Crisis happens. We always advise being proactive, but sometimes the situations require us to react. …

Remedying A Crisis

Lea Gralewski Blog

When a crisis hits, there are a lot of varying approaches on the right way to respond.  As a firm that is proud of its expertise in crisis communications, dovetail solutions has successfully navigated these waters since its inception in 2005. Having worked on crises across an array of industries, one of our successes involved a Colorado school district IT …