"Karin is a great PR and Marketing professional to work with on many levels. She understands the importance of a multifaceted approach to marketing. Before we place any media together, Karin clearly details the objectives of the campaign and the goals for her clients. We work together to find the best assets that will meet those needs and get a good return. In addition to astute marketing sense, Karin has a glowing personality."
~ Gil Padia, Associate Publisher at SF Weekly
“Karin is a full-service consultant, with wonderful ideas that impacted many aspects of our event. Her enthusiasm is infectious and explains why she has such a wealth of connections in the press world. We were excited to get radio coverage we had not experienced before, and felt good about the press coverage and online exposure Karin was able to generate.”
~ Becky Garlock - Much Ado About Sebastopol Renaissance Festival
"Karin was the marketing and PR lead for the FairBuck project and we received a great deal of press via papers, online sources, and radio. Because of her work we got cover stories on two regional papers (San Francisco Chronicle & Pacific Sun) and the launch of the FairBuck was well publicized and a huge success. Karin has endless enthusiasm and great relationships in the media."
~ Pam Hartwell-Herrero, Vice Mayor of Fairfax, CA, President of Sustainable Fairfax, FairBuck Project Initiator
“I loved working with Karin on my concert event and single release because of her pure determination in following every lead, and her positivity. I always felt Karin genuinely believed in me as an artist and this showed through in the results of our campaign. I would absolutely recommend her for any event, company or artist.”
~ Shannon Bryant, singer/songwriter
"We have had the pleasure of working with Karin for four years on The Edwardian Ball and the experience has been fantastic. She shows remarkable dedication and enthusiasm for what we have created, and has been very helpful in not only getting our message across but in many cases has helped us to refine our message and be more clear about what we're really trying to say. Karin has not only landed us great PR spots, like monthly magazines and weekly features, but also goes the extra step of preparing us for each and every interview. She definitely goes above and beyond the call of duty and does it all with a smile and very reasonable rates. I would recommend her without hesitation."
~ Justin Katz, Producer of The Edwardian Ball
"The mark of an excellent publicist is a person who cares for her clients. With my marketing and PR needs, Karin always has my back. She seeks out opportunities that garner promotional exposure for Yoga Tree with a high degree of professionalism, while adding her flair and enthusiasm to the mix. I could not be more pleased with the results of her hard work and fresh approach to client relationships."
~ Tim Dale - owner, Yoga Tree SF
"As an agency we have always struggled with the best way to get media coverage. We were fortunate to find Karin Conn when we had the opportunity and need for a campaign. She immediately went to work to get us the most coverage possible. Within a matter of days she learned about our organization, reached out to several media outlets and was able to secure PSAs, interviews and print media. In a short period of time we got a lot of high level positive media exposure. I could not have been more pleased with our experience with Karin!"
~ Michelle Hudson, Development Director at Walden House
"I've had the pleasure of working with Karin on several occasions. I think in this world of PR that she's a unique talent. She brings together the three traits everyone wants from their public relations consultant: First, she's a people person with a passion for tasks that need to be done. Second, she has an attractive rolodex of relations built over a substantial period of time. Third, most importantly, she has the unique perspective of being on both sides of the equation. In my case, I consider it a true advantage to work with a PR consultant who has also produced events. I look forward to working with her many times in the future."
~ Howard Mauskopf - Events Producer
"Karin's charisma and enthusiasm are infectious and contribute greatly to her success. Her knowledge and experience in marketing, her superb writing skills and her extensive personal relationships make her exceptionally resourceful in promoting her clients."
~ Mario Echevarria - Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, The San Francisco Tribune
"It's a pleasure to work with a PR professional who understands the creative editorial process. Karin's proactive approach and friendly style make it easy to connect the dots for great content and effective promotions."
~ Mark Metz - Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Conscious Dancer Magazine
"Karin's knowledge of the industry, her natural relationship building ability, and her boundless energy and drive are the tools it takes to get the job done."
~ Denise Lamont, Publicist
"Thank you for joining our team and being such a great team player. I appreciate all the innovative ways you were willing to explore in order to open the event up to new people, both exhibitors and visitors. Your creativity came through! Also your dedication for a job well done.
You wrote up a really swell synopsis of the work you did, yet I know it represents a fraction of the passion you put into the job. You had so much fun at the Fair on Saturday! Bless your fabulous energy! Please consider the job yours again in 2011. I'll be looking forward to working with you!"
~ Jan Etre, Producer of Live Oak Park Fair
"Karin and I worked together side by side on many marketing projects. I really enjoyed working with her. She brought creative and organizational skills and insight into projects. Her talent, articulate nature and sense of humor was greatly valued and appreciated. I would gladly recommend her to any employer of her choice."
~ Mehdi (Mike) Madani, Project Manager, Trane - Pacific Coast Trane
"Karin has a terrific approach to the world and is a problem solver. She has an abundance of energy and works hard to get the job done! She's a very solid person - someone you can really rely on."
~ Diana Benedikt, Principal, db consulting