Business Journal lists only 23 ad agencies, marketing and pr firms from San Francisco to San Juan Bautista, ranging from 59 to 1 employees.
Brenna Bolger PRxDigital, 991 W. Hedding, who Ibknow from my brief tenure in semiconductors, circa 1988, is hold steady at #12, with 12 employees locally another dozen world wide and seven clients ranging from government agencies, real estate to wine.
I guess trillion dollar social media companies— and the dramatic proliferation of semiconductors— has eliminated the rest of the field.
In 1987 the term “Silicon Valley” was new, rap or hip hop was newer — I thought i was edgy because I saw Spike Lee “Do The Right Thing” — and computers still filled a room. I wrote a rap for a presentation:
My machines can’t rap/
Cause they got no net….sic.
Now I’d say:
My homies can’t eat;
‘Les they tap that net.
(or let it tap you…)