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Top Success Factors for a Winning Partnership with Your PR Firm

Posted Oct. 29th 2018

With research showing the average client-PR agency relationship lasts only a couple of years, we’re often asked how we’ve maintained client relationships that have lasted more than a decade. In two words, the answer is: true partnership. Most PR agencies have robust processes and competent people who want to deliver for the  client. And most […]

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. […]

The Best PR Agency RFP is No RFP

Posted Feb. 12th 2018

The RFP – Request for Proposal. When clients are looking for the right PR firm to work with, approximately one-third of all new PR work comes through RFPs. But for many PR agencies and clients alike, RFP is an acronym for Really Frustrating Process. Because it takes a lot of time, effort and expense – […]

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. […]

13 Things I’ve Learned in the PR Agency Business

Posted Aug. 7th 2017

Post by Jim Bianchi, APR, President  Back in ’92, when I started my PR firm, I had more than a dozen years of PR experience – and more than half of that with another PR agency – so I thought I knew pretty much all I needed to know. I was wrong. Really wrong. And […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #7 TRW VSSI & Michigan State Police – Trooper Bucklebear Campaign (1998-99)

Posted Nov. 23rd 2016

When seat belts and airbags are among your major products, how do give back to the community and help save lives? You work with the State Police to develop a program that will educate the next generation of drivers about vehicle safety and the importance of using seat belts – the most important automotive safety […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #6 BASF Car Color Trend Show (2011-2014)

Posted Nov. 10th 2016

When chemistry giant BASF needed assistance promoting its annual car color outlook and trend show, Bianchi PR was just the firm for the job. Having accumulated several years of experience helping another supplier with their car color expertise story, we knew what it would take to get key media attention for BASF’s color design experts […]

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 […]

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