Your Business Is Our Business

We strive to be an extension of your internal team, a resource you can count on for smart counsel and insightful leadership. To that end, we undertake a meticulous analysis of your unique challenges and objectives to deliver a singular communications approach.

We're nosy by nature. We make your business our business by immersing ourselves in your organization so that we can understand it from the inside-out. Only then we can be a true partner and tell your story the way it deserves to be told.

 

Messages That Stick. Stories That Resonate.

You won't find a "one size fits all" canned solution here. Instead, we'll tailor a communications program that speaks to your specific objectives, timing and budget. 

Our Services Include:

  • Strategic Marketing Communications Planning
  • Publicity/Media Relations
  • Issues Management
  • Digital Communications
  • Social Media Management
  • Community Relations
  • Media Training

 

  • Media Tours
  • New Product Launches
  • Trade Show Management
  • Employee Communications
  • Special Events
  • Speaking & Award Opportunities
  • Content Development/Writing Services

Our Experience

Over the years, here at Boxcat Creative and at other stops along the way, we've helped organizations ranging from scrappy startups to not-for-profits to blue chip brands make some noise. These include:

 Human Resources

  • EmployeeScreenIQ
  • The O.C. Tanner Company

Building/Architecture/Design

  • KraftMaid Cabinetry
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Masco

Healthcare

  • Eliza Jennings Senior Care Network
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • On Lok Lifeways

Consumer/Retail

  • Zappos
  • Gap Inc.
  • Old Navy
  • Formation Brands
  • The McRoskey Mattress Company

Education

  • Woodland School
  • Keys School
  • Gideon Hausner Day School
  • The Goddard School

Environmental

  • GreenCitizen

 

Oh, The Places You'll Go

We get your message in front of the audiences that are most vital to your success, whether that's through a coveted speaking platform, a timely interview, a dynamic event or a well-crafted and compelling article, tweet or blog post.


Media Coverage:

We develop relationships with the critical editors, producers, bloggers and other influencers covering your space. A sampling of media coverage obtained for a variety of organizations:

 

Business/Trade

"How Moderating Focus Groups Has Made Me A Better Manager" – Fast Company

"There's No Such Thing As Unstructured Data" – Analytics

"How That Youthful Indiscretion Might Cost You Your Next Job" – The Street

"Many Favor Workplace Background Checks, Survey Says" – Benefits Pro

"Americans Much In Favor Of Background Checks" – Human Resource Executive

"Background Checks: Why You Should Do Them And How To Get Started" – Worship Facilities

"Volunteer Background Screens On The Upswing At U.S. Nonprofits" – Corporate Philanthropy Report

"Entrepreneur Profile: James Kao, CEO and Founder of GreenCitizen" — San Francisco Business Times

"Electronic Waste Recycling Store Opens In Downtown" — The Daily Californian

"Consumer Conundrum: Recycling Old Cellphones" — San Jose Mercury News

"For Earth Day, A New E-Waste Recycling Center In Berkeley" — Berkeleyside

"Green Citizen Launches 'Better Than Free' Recycling Program" — Palo Alto Free Press

Post-Christmas Recycling Saves Outdated iPods From Dump -- Bloomberg Business

"Coming Full Circle" — Oakland Tribune

"McRoskey Makes Beds the Way It Has For Decades" — San Francisco Chronicle (front page, business)

"Mattress Jumping Is Serious Work" — San Francisco Chronicle

"San Francisco Man Jumps on Mattresses For a Living" — The Huffington Post

"Mattress Jumping Isn't Just Child's Play. It's a Real Job" — Consumerist

"PACE Program A New Approach to Senior Health Care" — San Francisco Chronicle (front page)

"Bay Area Tries to Pull Together To Help Seniors In Need" — San Jose Mercury News

"Those Annoying Praise Junkies At Work"  — BBC Capital

"4 Conversations You Need to Have With Your Employees" — Business News Daily

"How to Get the Best Work From People" — Inc.

"How to Make Yourself Unforgettable" — Fast Company

"Even Where It's Legal, Marijuana Still a Drag for Truck Drivers" — Fleet Owner

"At Work: Celebrate Some Good News in the Job Market" — USA Today

"How To Find a Job When You Have a Criminal Record" — U.S. News & World Report

"Employers Prefer Candidates with Criminal Records to Those Who Lie On Resumes" — The Plain Dealer, Cleveland (front page, business)

Bosses May Use Social Media to Discriminate Against Job Seekers — The Wall Street Journal

"Confusion About Criminal History Guidelines" — Human Resource Executive

"The Green Screen" — Workforce

"The State of Screening" — Talent Management

"What's Big Data and How Is It Affecting Your Job Hunt?" — The Star, Toronto

"Few Hiring Managers Are Facebook Snooping" — Today.com

"Background Checks: What Employers Can Find Out About You" — CNN Money

"New Rules Set On Background Checks For Job Seekers" — NBC News

"Marijuana Expungement Easier In Legal States" — MainStreet.com

"7 Things You Need to Know About Background Screening" — The Plain Dealer, Cleveland

"Naughty or Nice? Employers Need to Screen Carefully Before Hiring Holiday Workers" — The Columbus Dispatch

"Talking Free Speech" — Palo Alto Daily News

"A Question of Balance" — Palo Alto Weekly

"Shoe-In" — CNN Money

"A Shine on Their Shoes" — Bloomberg Business

"Zappos Knows How to Kick It" — Fortune

"A Step Ahead" — Forbes

"New Zappos: Shoes — And Gadgets To Boot — CNET

"With High Gas Costs, Opt for Delivery Over Driving" -- The Today Show

 

Fashion/Home/Product Publicity

"Scared of Skinny Jeans? Stacy Solves Style Issues" — The Today Show

"Layer It On For Summer With These Looks" — The Today Show

"Trendspotter" — Washington Post

"Shine Like a Star" — Star Magazine

"Cheap & Chic Thrills: Shopdistinction.com, An Affordable Site We Love — Glamour

"10 Fall Must-Haves" — People Magazine

"20 Great Bags Under $100" — People Magazine

"The ESPYs: Athletes Bank In On Buckets of Swag" — E! Online

"Love That!" — O The Oprah Magazine

"Devilishly Over Prada" — Newsweek

"Every Day Style Faves" — Every Day with Rachael Ray

"Take Summer Trends Into The Next Season" — USA Today

"Spring's Trendiest Shoes At Prices You Can Afford" — Woman's World

"The Ripe Stuff. A Fresh Crop All Under $100" — New York Post

"The Flip Side" — New York Daily News

"Tick-Tocks That Rock" — Express

"Steal That Style" — In Touch

"When Did She Wear It Slimmer?" — First

"Big Night Out" — Fit Pregnancy

"Cloud Control — Blueprint

"Summer's Sassy Shoes for Every Budget" — Arizona Republic

"Mother's Day Luxury" — San Francisco Chronicle

$25 or Under Gifts That Say "I Thought About You" — The New York Times

"Gifts Under $25 -- Retailers Offer More Affordable Gifts" — The Huffington Post/AP

"Gifts That Say I Thought About You" — Seattle Times/AP


Writing:

We create a range of written materials including feature articles, white papers, case studies, website content, email campaigns, brochures, newsletters, annual reports, promotional pieces, news releases, speeches, video/audio scripts, social/blog content and more.