ORCA’S BEST OF 2019 HITS
An appearance on NBC’s The TODAY Show? Yes, please! Orca’s publicists made that a reality for Stuff ‘n Sit by Creative QT when it was featured as a “must-have” for storage solutions. We also nabbed The TODAY Show for Fizzics, a gadget that makes any canned or bottled drink taste like a draft!
The TODAY Show’s online counterpart Today.com was very kind to Orca clients in 2019: Hari Mari, TubShroom, Q for Quinn, Matrescence, Buckle Me Baby Coats, Articulate Gallery, and Tanoshi 2-1 in Kids Computer all enjoyed features there!
Power and prestige define The Wall Street Journal! We landed the front page of the WSJ for longtime client Family Tree DNA and then also placed longtime client PyroPets there, too! WSJ called them a must-have in Halloween decor!
Live with Kelly and Ryan (ABC, national broadcast, 2.3 percent of U.S. households, or 3,085,000 viewers tune in) featured the DraftPour by Fizzics on a new technology segment!
We love landing Orca clients on big-name beauty sites like Cosmo! Congrats to the Hot Head Heat Cap by Thermal Hair Care for a new feature on Cosmopolitan.com in a round-up of beauty influencers’ favorite products to care for curls!
Orca publicists know how to deliver in top men’s lifestyle outlets! We landed Apostrophe on top digital outlet Askmen.com and placed LIQO on Men’s Journal Online.
Millions of people check out MSN.com for news and content and our clients Buckle Me Baby Coats, Revent Fans, Duop Mop, TubShroom, and Thompson Tee were all placed there by Orca publicists!
Yahoo.com shined a spotlight on Orca clients Marquette Casings and TubShroom, no small feat with its 107 million monthly visitors!
Good Housekeeping called Orca client Clever Fox Planners one way to make 2019 “your most organized year yet!” The national outlets also called Orca client Stuff ‘n Sit a “genius storage bean bag!” TubShroom and Proud Grill Slide and Serve Skewers also enjoyed endorsements on GoodHousekeeping.com in 2019.
Buzzfeed.com is a must-visit site for millions! In 2019, Fizzics was featured on Buzzfeed in its Valentine’s Day Gift Guide. JJ Winks enjoyed ink there in the spring, and Buzzfeed called My Infinite Agenda a product that “will make your life so much better.” TubShroom, PyroPets, STAYnEat Plate also were feted by Buzzfeed,compliments of the Orca team!
Orca client Vessi Footwear gets a leg up in the waterproof sneaker game, compliments of Real Simple Magazine Online, the popular women’s magazine. RealSimple.com also featured Gentleman’s Box and Celestial Silk.
SHAPE Magazine gave love to Tucketts in its April issue!
The must have celeb bible USWeekly.com gave a lot of love to Orca clients in ’19! My Infinite Agenda, JJ Winks Loungewear, Metalicious Jewelry, Diefendorff Watches, and Smart Sips Coffee all saw love, thanks to the Orca team!
USAToday.com called TubShroom one of Amazon’s best gadgets. Congrats on the national exposure!
Better Homes & Gardens is one of the most competitive glossy magazines on the planet! Orca landed numerous clients in these esteemed pages, including Duncan COLORSHOT, The Root Assassin, Grandma’s Secret Wrinkle Remover, TubShroom, HandsOn Gloves, and Fancy Panz.
ReadersDigest.com is the holy grail for many! We almost had too many features to count in 2019 – but let us try! Marquette Castings enjoyed being called one of the “Most Reliable Cast Iron Skillets.” ReadersDigest.com selected Hair Warrior Fitness Formula Treatment as a “Best Hair Masks!” They also called Eco-Popper, the world’s first fishing lure with live video streaming, as a “tech gift for Dad.” Orca publicists also nabbed coverage on ReadersDigest.com for Geekey (as a carry-on item that could save your life), FurZapper, Tanoshi 2-in-1 Kids Computer, Snowfox, and Thompson Tee!
No one does the parenting sphere better than Orca! From print to digital, we’ve got clients covered:
Parents Magazine shined a spotlight on the iHealth Digital Thermometer, Black Girl Sunscreen, UV Skinz, and Momni.
First Time Parent Magazine featured the Baby Blue Giraffe glass nail file as “the” best way to take the stress out of nail trimming. The magazine called our client KeaBabies Bandana Bibs “a stylish solution for little dribblers.” Little Bae’s Retractaclip found favor as “Best Gear” in First Time Parent Magazine, too!
Working Mother Magazine knows that Mom cannot always stay home when her child is sick. Orca client Momni.com was listed as one of “The Best Sitter Apps for When You’re in a Bind.” Working Mother also gave shoutouts to our clients TheraBox and made by Fressko.
SCARYMOMMY.com told its millions of readers about Tanoshi’s 2-in-1 Kids Computer and Pyropets Unicorn Candle calling it “the coolest candle that ever candled.”
TheBump.com called Mommee Coffee as a must-have Mother’s Day gift!
Mothering.com delivered for Orca clients Fenrici Backpacks, Jack & Mary Designs, and the Night Sky!
Red Tricycle is a must-visit for millions of moms and dads. We landed expert Jamie Engelman from Orca client Oh Baby Consulting in an article featuring her secret two-step method to help parents and their toddlers. Then Eggnots was featured on RedTri.com right before Easter! We also landed Kizingo Kids Spoons, Sleep-N-Pack, Snowfox, and FOUR: Organics Lip Balm on RedTri.com.
Popular parenting site Romper.com took a closer look at our client Rocking Bed in the humorously titled post that notes that if babies actually slept through the night, this bed would make you sleep like a baby!
PopSugar.com is on many clients’ wishlists! PopSugar.com featured Squid Socks, TheraBox, Kidstir, Our Moments Kids Edition, and many more! PopSugar.com called our client PyroPet the “best candles under $50!” And the outlet called ARM Enterprises’ Perfect Pod “an eco-friendly product now available at Target!”
Steve Harvey featured VinGarde Valise in a Father’s Day segment on his national TV show Steve!
The beauty team at Bustle.com spotlighted Orca client Thermal Care’s Hot Head conditioning cap! Bustle.com also featured Orca clients Kitchen SinkShroom, Apostrophe (online dermatology consults), TheraBox (self-care subscription box), and PyroPets innovative candles!
Travel Weekly said Orca client Geekey feels like “a sculpted piece of jewelry in your hand.”
Orca loves tech!
Gadgeteer.com featured Silent Beacon, said BunkTrunk is “a way for college kids to keep their electronics safe,” gave Grand Fusion Housewares high praise for its Anti-Theft Backpack, and said PyroPets “makes a great gift for sweethearts who enjoy goth!”
PCMag.com included the Snooz in a list of 25 terrific tech gifts for under $100.
CNET.com featured Orca client Family Tree DNA, endorsed PyroPets and then called Pet Plate a “pet food delivery services you and your furry friends will love.”
Gear Culture featured Orca clients SneakERASERS and Hari Mari!
The Daily Beast told its 23.9 million visitors Pet Plate is a must in “A Dog Owner’s Guide to Elevating Your Dog Essentials With Best Sellers and Elegant Upgrades.”
Orca client SportsChic, a super stylish and multi-functional Vegan Gym Tote, made the list of “Summer Picks” in New York Lifestyle Magazine!
Athleisure Magazine said Orca client JJWinks Loungewear keeps people comfy and stylish around the house!
Jack and Mary Designs was spotlighted in Yoga Digest.
PyroPets made the cut in Country Life Magazine, thanks to Orca publicists!
Jack and Mary Designs “The Original Memory Mittens” was featured in SouthernLiving.com as a heartfelt must-have in an article titled: “35 Amazing Birthday Gifts for Her.”
Newsday Newspaper gave Stuff ‘n Sit a 5-star recommendation and said, “Fido, your Lunch Is Served” to our fresh dog food client Pet Plate!
America’s favorite chef turned talk show host turned magazine editor, Rachael Ray, called the Marquette Castings Dutch Oven a “top foodie gift!”
More fab food features, you ask? Sure!
Marquette Castings innovative lightweight cast iron skillets were featured on CookingLight.com!
RecipeLion.com editors say they are “obsessed” with Marquette Castings beautifully constructed cookware.
Chowhound.com told its millions of readers about Spirdust’s “Feast for your eyes” as well as Marquette Castings Dutch Oven!
We were excited to see our amazing cookware client Marquette Castings Dutch Oven featured on Delish.com in a Celebrity Smackdown challenge between Chrissy Teigen vs Dolly Parton over who cooks up the best dumplings!
FOX National News Online featured Orca client and brand strategist Ali Craig of “Fix My Brand” on news that Payless ShoeSource would be no more. She shared her insight on why this is such a devastating loss to the shoe industry.
Forbes.com read like a “Who’s Who of Orca Clients” in 2019! Among the clients finding favor with the esteemed business outlet: Locotote, Marquette Castings, Bloomers Frose, Diefendorff Watches, Pet Plate, My Infinite Agenda, Hari Mari, Jack and Mary Designs, me4kidz, Tanoshi 2-in-1 Kids Computer, JJ Winks Loungewear, FurZapper, Hari Mari, and Snowfox! Wow!
Also in the business press sphere: FurZapper, Geekey, and Grease Monkey were featured in Best Company!
The Tribune News Service brought the spotlight to Silent Beacon and Diefendorff Watches.
Orca client Palmpact was featured in the International Business Times!
Popular site YourTango.com loved the VinGardeValise so much it featured them twice in a month! YourTango.com also said The Night Sky maps were a “Best Idea To Get For Third Wedding Anniversary Gift.” The site also called our client BugBand Towelettes a “Best Tick Repellents to Protect Bites!“
Vessi Footwear made the list of best deals on BroBible.com – a popular blog that receives 9.6 million UVPM. Same goes for client Cask Cartel!
Orca landed a feature in Family Circle Magazine for Orca client, Made by Fressko!
Top tier household name newspapers! We got it!
The Los Angeles Times featured Jack & Mary Designs Cashmere Circle Scarves in the Sunday Travel section/THE CONCIERGE column in an article titled “For A Smoother Passage.”
Grand Fusion Housewares’ Stow n Go hanging travel shelves was included in a story for the online version of the Los Angeles Times. Republic of Durable Goods and NoteTower also were featured in the Los Angeles Times.
Crown & Paw was in the Chicago Tribune Newspaper!
The Washington Post rounded up some of the top sleep tech on display at the Consumer Electronics Show and selected our client Rocking Bed for coverage!
Top market TV was also top of the list for many clients in 2019 and Orca publicists delivered!
Feeding tubes provide necessary nutrition for half a million Americans to live, grow and thrive every day. No one knows this better than the creators of Real Food Blends, Tony and Julie Bombacino. The couple celebrated “National Feeding Tube Awareness Week” by doing an interview with WMAQ-TV (Chicago, #3).
Orca arranged for security company SWORD to be interviewed on the KTLA-TV morning news, the CW affiliate in Los Angeles.
“California Live” on KNBC-TV in Los Angeles featured three Orca clients: Mimish Designs all-in-one Sleep N’ Pack, eat2explore, and the Stuff ‘n Sit!
Parade Magazine chose Orca clients My Infinite Agenda and GoDonut for attention in 2019!