BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #4 Domino’s DXP Launch Press Conference (2015)

Posted Oct. 13th 2016

When Domino’s wanted an automotive PR expert to help launch the pizza industry’s first purpose-built delivery vehicle, they came to the Bianchi PR team. Together with our PRGN partner Stevens Strategic Communications, the team delivered a proposal that the client said “blew the doors off” the proposals submitted by other Detroit firms. After winning approval […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #3 American Heartland Homebuilder/ABC-TV’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition (2006)

Posted Sep. 29th 2016

Detroit-area company American Heartland Homebuilder (now Live Well Homes) was faced almost overnight with a need for some publicity, after agreeing to donate labor and materials to build a brand new home for an Armada, Mich. family that had recently lost its father/husband, as part of ABC-TV’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition show. Challenges: We had […]

How to Engage Decision Makers in PR

Posted Jul. 22nd 2016

Has one of your really great marketing ideas fallen flat due to lack of engagement from key members of your firm? Have you presented a solid PR proposal to seemingly deaf ears? Have you ever left a meeting feeling frustrated by the lack of enthusiasm for a communications campaign? One of the main PR missteps […]

Meet the Media: Chris Sweeney, Reporter at Rubber & Plastics News

Posted Apr. 26th 2016

What’s the top story you’re working on right now? Our parent company, Crain Communications, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Each publication is doing a special report focused on family run operations within their industry. Ours will run in the May 16 edition of Rubber & Plastics News. Tell us about your dream assignment. The assignments […]

Seven Ways Auto Suppliers Can Supercharge Their Social Media Impact

Posted Mar. 24th 2016

While many of North America’s top automotive OEM suppliers have increased and improved upon their use of social media in the past year, they can kick up the horsepower of their social media programs by following seven simple tips. Our second annual proprietary study, “Social Media and Automotive Supplier Habits 2.0™” (SMaASH 2.0™), analyzed social […]

Are Professional Service Firms Fully Leveraging the Power of Facebook?

Posted Mar. 18th 2016

Facebook is arguably the most powerful social media platform going, with 1.59 billion monthly active viewers. And while most (92 percent) of the 25 top Detroit professional service firms – as ranked by Crain’s Detroit Business – have Facebook pages, many are failing to leverage its power to boost awareness and engagement for their brands. […]

Top Blog Posts on Social Media for Professional Service Firms

Posted Feb. 5th 2016

While many professional service firms have rushed to use LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in their business-to-business content marketing strategy, many don’t know how their efforts compare to those of their peers. To help those firms understand how their efforts stack up … and what the greatest opportunities for improvement are … we analyzed three […]