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Tried and True Adages that Apply to PR

Posted Jun. 28th 2018

By Claire Olech (former Bianchi Public Relations intern and recent PR grad. You can find her on LinkedIn.) As a PR student, it’s customary to receive advice from professionals who have experience in the field. It may come in different packaging, but often, it’s an old adage that you’ve heard before around the dinner table. […]

10 Best Practices for PR Firm RFPs

Posted Jan. 29th 2018

The RFP – Request For Proposal. Some love RFPs. Others hate them. They can create a lot of extra work for the client. And for the PR agencies, they can become crowded cattle calls, involving a mélange of mismatched PR firms who get embattled in a lengthy competition to win a new project or account. […]

Bianchi PR’s Top 25 PR Projects

Posted Aug. 9th 2017

Leading up to Bianchi PR’s 25th anniversary, we’ve shared our Top 25 PR Projects, a biweekly profile highlighting some of our favorite client projects. Here’s a recap of all 25. 1. BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #1 Freudenberg-NOK Lean Manufacturing Program Rollout (1992) 2. BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #2 TRW Automotive spin-off (2003) 3. […]

PR Agency Search: Experience and Value Are Top Priority

Posted Feb. 16th 2017

Post by Jim Bianchi, APR, President Companies want to get maximum value from their PR firms and in that quest for value, when selecting PR firms, some companies give heavy weight in the evaluation process to hourly rates. This can be a mistake, because hourly rates do not equate to actual value. Years ago, I […]

8 Questions to Ask in Your PR Agency Search

Posted Sep. 2nd 2016

Our August 12 blog post, 8 Questions to Ask in Your PR Agency Search, is still getting a large number of views, so it seems many people are struggling with the challenge of selecting the right PR firm. So, based on our experience on both the client and the agency sides, we’d like to offer […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #1 Freudenberg-NOK Lean Manufacturing Program Rollout (1992)

Posted Sep. 1st 2016

Challenge: Helping a then little-known sealing joint venture between a German company and a Japanese company communicate the benefits of its lean manufacturing program, when almost no supplier in North America was actually practicing lean production. Approach: Start with a media audit to gauge awareness and opportunities, then move into media relations — starting with a […]

Bianchi PR’s Top 25 PR Projects

Posted Aug. 18th 2016

As Bianchi PR enters our 25th year in business, we’re going to celebrate our GREAT CLIENTS and our shared successes in a special way … by highlighting our Top 25 PR Projects … over the course of the next year. We’ve been fortunate to work with some top brands and companies – from Anheuser-Busch to […]

Finding the Best Automotive PR Firm for Your Company

Posted Feb. 18th 2015

If you Google the terms “automotive PR firm,” you’ll get more than 1.1 million results – and those listed on the first pages of search results might be there because they are great at SEO, not necessarily because they have significant automotive expertise. To help you wade through potential candidates in your automotive PR agency […]

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