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Top 5 Tech To Watch For In 2017


Technology is always changing, with yesterday’s impossible evolving into today’s ‘must have.’ While there’s no way to predict everything that will surprise us in 2017, here are five upcoming tech products to keep your eye on in the New Year. The Nintendo Switch The Nintendo Switch is an upcoming console/tablet hybrid that aims to revolutionize the way we play video games. Utilizing detachable game controllers and a special docking station, the Read More…


Penna Powers Picks: Best Television of 2016


It was hard to pick our top 10 movie selections – but the quality of television made it difficult to even leave our couches. So many shows (e.g. Game of Thrones, Sherlock) now deliver mini-movie episodes every week that look like big budget, big screen spectacles. And now, streaming services like Netflix and Amazon just dump entire seasons on us to ignite rampant binge watching. OTT services and cable networks have become Read More…


Penna Powers Picks: Best Movies of 2016


Movies are struggling to stay relevant these days, what with the quality of TV and with so many other things grabbing the headlines this year. Here’s a list of films that got noticed by the Penna Powers staff. As you’ll see, many got the attention they deserved and some quietly came and went: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – JK Rowling keeps the checks coming with this first installment Read More…


Penna Powers Scores Second Salt Lake Tribune Top Workplaces Award


Called “More than just a badge of distinction” by the Salt Lake Tribune, “Top Workplaces are not only better places to work but are more likely to be successful than peer organizations.” Only 65 companies were named a 2016 Top Workplace, we think it’s pretty cool that we’ve now made this list two years in a row. The Salt Lake Tribune Top Workplaces Award is awarded based solely on employee Read More…


Hold On, We’ve Got Something You Might Like

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If you’ve given us a ring at Penna Powers in the last year, you may have noticed that we’ve abandoned the tired jingles and elevator music of yesteryear. Instead, we utilize your waiting time to inspire and share a little bit about who we are. Here are a few examples of our latest on-hold recordings… For more fun entries, call us anytime at: 801.487.4800


Penna Powers: Best Company to Work For

From Utah Business, “Best Companies to Work For Honored at Event:” Success can be measured in many ways: growth, revenue, community impact, to name a few. Having an objective means of saying a company has the happiest employees, though, is a special kind of accomplishment. Utah’s 50 happiest companies—as tabulated from anonymous surveys by the bulk or entirety of each company’s in-state workforce—were recognized by Utah Business for their efforts to Read More…


Bringing Home “Best of Show” at 29th Annual PR Awards


From more than 75 entries ranging from agencies, universities, companies, nonprofits and government organizations, P2 was honored with the coveted “Best of Show” award for “Sundance—Helping Sundance Share Its Story Nationwide.” Best of Show is earned by to the campaign that delivered on the outlined objectives and the entry was judged with a perfect score. While we couldn’t be more proud of this award, we along with our clients brought Read More…


Top 10 Gifts to Give the Marketer in Your Life


If you have friends or family who always have their noses in their phones, who shoot “quick” emails at 10 PM, whose blood runs thick with coffee, you may know someone who works in marketing and communications. And we have the top 10 gifts to give them… Lump of Coal To send to those coworkers they’ve been complaining about Nerf Gun  For downtime at the office, and so they can Read More…


Does Your Agency Really Do Content Marketing?


Is the content marketing program you’re paying for really a content marketing program? Is it delivering results? Content marketing is more than flooding online channels with 500 million pieces of content. It is a well thought out strategy delivering valuable, relevant and consistent content that drives a highly qualified audience to take action. For the most part, agencies large and small are still using push marketing, not content marketing, as Read More…


Getting to Know the P2 Newbies


Give a high-five to the five newest newbies of Penna Powers! As Program Manager for the Utah Cancer Control Program AND Zero Fatalities Nevada, Marsha Boam has become Penna Powers’ resident workhorse. When she isn’t in her office, she spends most of her time outside, whether it’s hiking, camping, paddle boarding, floating the river or eating on a patio. But Winter is Coming… Becka Kanell joined us as Program Manager for Zero Read More…