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Is a PR Agency Trying to Get You Fired?

Posted Mar. 3rd 2022

Lately, we’ve noticed that a few PR agencies have been trying this pitch to CEOs and CFOs: “Why do you need in-house PR capabilities? We can do a better job for less money. Fire your director of communications and her team and we can save you a bundle. Reduce your fixed costs. Cut your head […]

Swipe Left – Why We’re Probably Not the Right PR Agency for You

Posted Feb. 17th 2022

On the dating app Tinder, some people are disappointed when the person they’re interested in swipes left. It means they aren’t interested. Something’s wrong. There’s not a good match. Buh-bye. As a PR agency that specializes in the B2B automotive and mobility technology space, we get that. We’re not a good fit for every client. […]

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Can Your Company Afford a PR Agency?

Posted Jan. 7th 2021

Mark has a problem. As the business development director for a growing services firm (we’ll call it Company B), he is charged with expanding Company B’s presence and business in the Detroit automotive market. Company B already serves a wide range of other industries with its technology-related services and is headquartered far from the Motor […]

The Niche Knows: Five Key Benefits to Working with a B2B PR Agency

Posted Oct. 1st 2020

Business-to-business (B2B) companies – those that sell to other businesses rather than to consumers – make up a huge part of the economic activity of our nation. Yet when looking at PR agency partners, many B2B companies look at generalist firms that work for both business-to-consumer (B2C) and B2B clients, and dabble in a wide […]

7 Top Mistakes That Automotive Suppliers Make in Their PR Agency Search

Posted Feb. 6th 2020

You’re the VP of Communications or Marketing Manager for an established auto supplier … or the CEO of a mid-stage mobility tech company. Things are cruising along. Then suddenly, you hit a trigger event: your current firm treats you badly, you have a new product to launch, you’re tackling a new market or you’re taking […]

What’s So Great About PR Agency Culture?

Posted Sep. 19th 2019

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” – that’s what management consultant Peter Drucker said about the power of corporate culture. He asserted that strategy is important but that an organization’s culture is the true path to its success. Lots of PR agencies brag about their culture. Their social media channels and website share pictures of their […]

How to Find the Best Automotive PR Firm for Your Company

Posted May. 30th 2019

When you Google the search term “automotive PR firm,” you will get more than 304 million results. YIKES! What’s worse is that many of those listed on the first pages of the search results are there because they are great at search engine optimization, but not necessarily because they have significant – or even any […]

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 […]

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