"Barbara's work is exemplary. As chairwoman of the 2015 Business Women's Forum (BWF), I worked closely with Barbara for six months and was very very pleased and appreciative of her professional, polished demeanor and skills. She brings a high level of expertise, knowledge and skill to her public relations/publicity placement ambitions, and is consistently dedicated to offering the highest level of results. It is a pleasure to work with Barbara, and I highly recommend her services." Maurenn Pennington, 2015 BWF Chairwoman
"Barbara, you do great work!! We all really appreciate all your hard work!! Your work has far exceeded our expectations." Rabbi Ari Rosenberg, Temple Sholom, New Milford, CT
"We can't thank you enough for all your generosity in sharing your extensive expertise with us. Your insights were invaluable and will help us strengthen our media outreach, donor ambitions and ultimately our program." Dawn Hammacott, Executive Director, Community Culinary School, New Milford, CT
"Barbara's expertise is invaluable to the ambitions of Acts 4 Ministry! Her highly-successful ongoing, month-to-month publicity placeement ambitions for our non-profit organization have increased our donor roster, our donations and the visibility of our organization to a target audience. We strongly recommend the services of Branagan Communications to any business or organization that desires continual, positive visibillity with their target markets," Sarah Elizabeth Carabetta, Executive Director
"Barbara is amazing! In less than two months she got me 3 feature stories in Conn. newspapers and 3 TV interviews. If anyone is looking for an excellent PR partner, they should hire Barbara. She makes things happen!" Kathie Nitz, Owner, Caring Cards.com, Southbury, CT
"Barbara's top qualities: Great Results, High Integrity, Creative" 2014 BWF Business Women's Forum Chairwoman, Waterbury, CT
"Barbara has brought a higher level of membership satisfaction to members of our Chamber. We are proud to represent her business." Lynn Ward, CEO/President, Waterbury Regional Chamber, Waterbury, CT
"Barbara exudes infectious enthusiasm and dedication - She knows her business like the back of her hand. She is a great writer/editor and fantastic with the written word." Sharon Ruchman, Classical Music Composer, Washington, CT
Kathie Nitz, Creator of Caring Cards, Southbury, CT 2013
"Barbara is amazing. I am telling everyone I know that in less than two months she got me three feature stories in Conn. newspapers and three TV interviews...and I am encouraging them to hire her if they are looking for an excellent PR partner. I've know Barbara for years through business organizations and always appreciated her as a person...now I have the deepest respect for her as a professional. Barbara makes things happen, and I'm incredibly grateful!!"
2009 Business Women's Forum, Greater Waterbury Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Lynn Ward, CEO, Waterbury, CT
"Barbara has increased the level of publicity for the 2009 Business Women's Forum's 27th annual conference. She is an excellent resource who has provided new ideas and a fresh perspective of our organization and event. Her terrific abilty to create newsworthy releases for our organization has resulted in a variety of media coverage including social media on various internet sites. She is professional, experienced, and can demonstrate proven results for her clients."
Essential Naturals, Dr. Michael Gazsi, PC, Naturopathic Physician, Danbury, CT
"Barbara is so vastly experienced as a professional writer and editor in many business arenas, she can rapidly and effectively transform marketing materials, Website contents, brochures, any information, into very impressive 'image makers'. She is transforming my non-professionally-self-written marketing materials and Website into a 'polished' branding image of my 15 year Naturopathic practice. Any business that wants to make a consistently positive impression with exisitng and prospective clients, patients, or customers, would do well to bring Barbara's exceptional writing, editing, marketing and public relations talents and expertise into their entire marketing ambition."
Flore Fine Florists, Lori Friedlander, Proprietor, Southbury, CT
"Barbara Branagan-Mitchell is a shining example of professionalism. Her sound work ethic, knowledge of her industry, timeliness and effectiveness are undeniable. What truly impresses me the most, time and time again about Barbara, is her selfless promotion of her fellow colleagues. Barbara is always willing to help, whether it's sharing her expertise, making connections, or lending words of encouragement. She is someone I am proud to 'have on my team", and have been extremely pleased with the PR placements she has produced for Flore Fine Florists, and I look forward to great placements she will continue to produce into the future."
Dembski Chiropractic & Rehabilitation, Dr. Christopher Dembski, Owner, Southbury, CT
"Due in part to the notable publicity placement garnered by BCC, and our advertising campaign, the month of April 2009 resulted in our best 'new patient month' in the history of our business. We estimate that we have more than doubled our monthly new patients/month numbers. April 2009 was the best 'new patient month' we have ever experienced. Barbara's PR expertise has exceeded my expectations. It has been one of our best investments to date."
Spearpoint Strategies, Dick Scaldini, Owner, Washington, CT
"When it comes to generating PR results, Barbara is a bulldog in every positive sense of the word. When she sets to work on a project, and opens her considerable list of contacts, she leaves no stone unturned. Barbara is a creative and tenacious pitcher of news stories, and a thorough, detail-oriented professional who provides clients with detailed, actionable feedback from her experiences with the media on a client's behalf. Barbara is a tremendous asset whom I recommend highly."
Consumer Reports/Consumer Union, Gene Lomoriello, Associate Director, Communications, Yonkers, NY
"We have all been exceptionally pleased with Barbara's attentiveness, ongoing publicity placements, and enthusiastic involvement in promoting our practice. We have been completely happy with Barbara's help in building a strong public awareness of our offices in Danbury, Newtown, New Milford and Trumbull. We have been continually impressed with her insights for effective timing for placing news items, thoroughness in reporting her ongoing PR activities, and her planned ambitions to help build awareness of our practice. Barbara's enthusiastic efforts continually placed our dentists and extensive community relations activities prominently in local area newspapers that continually reached our target audiences in our four markets. We highly recommend BCC's professional capabilities, energetic professionalism, intelligence and vast experience .
Dental Associates,Thom Goracy, Practice Administrator, Danbury, CT
For two years, Barbara provided Morton's The Steakhouse in Stamford's GM and Sales & Marketing Team with enthusiastic and energetic involvement in our week-to-week marketing campaigns. Repeatedly she "put Morton's on the map" in the Stamford community. Through her outgoing personality and notable attention to details, Barbara built rewarding rapports with editors and reporters throughout our target markets. Her professional capabilities were appreciated all the way to the top of our corporate ladder by Thomas Baldwin, Chairman and CEO of Morton's Restaurant Group in Chicago.
Morton's The Steakhouse, Bill McNulty, Sales & Marketing Manager, Stamford, CT
Barbara demonstrates a professional approach to providing PR and marketing services. She maintains a high level of integrity, loyalty and dedication at all times. She demonstrates a unique ability to quickly absorb and assimilate data and information which she transforms into clear, concise and effective communications to both her clients and stakeholders. Barbara identifies and successfully pursues many media outlets and opportunities. Barbara consistently presented our team with aggressive goals, objectives and schedules which reflect her in-depth knowledge, experience and creative abilities.