It turns out that the City of Brotherly Love isn’t too shabby on additional fronts. There you can also find some great public relations firms. Many of the firms in Philadelphia offer boutique, specialized, or the full range of PR services. Some of the top ones are featured below.
Buchanan Public Relations
Buchanan provides a wide range of services to their clients who range from small start-up businesses to international conglomerates. They belong to the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) as a founding member, allowing them to provide global public relations solutions. Buchanan shows their heart with two very special employees. Both are canine rescue dogs.
Taking pride in making inroads for their clients in the media, they regularly have articles about their clients in top-tier media such as Business Week, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and The New York Times. They function just as well when you or your company face a PR nightmare. Included in the latter category has been safeguarding clients who have received inquiries from 20/20 and Nightline.
Buchanan starts with research and builds strategies to move your company forward. Some of the clients they work with currently are Bank of America, Ditech, CreditSafe, Radian Group, Samuel Adams Beer, and the Foundation to Abolish Child Sexual Abuse (FACSA).
Braithwaite is a firm that expresses their efforts by giving their clients the maximum impact while providing a comfortable feeling and expertise of a niche boutique. And they describe their style of doing PR and related tasks as a mixture of architecture and art. Earning Braithwaithe Comm. the nickname of the McKinsey of marketing. They have been operating in Philadelphia for 15 plus years.
Representation for their clients has included work with the arts, culture, tourism, colleges, and technology. They have also represented firms focused on professional services, consumer products, financial and economic services, healthcare, and insurance.
David Neff, founder, and president has more than 25 years of successful PR work under his belt. Neff Associates has offices in Philadelphia and Atlantic City, but are able to help clients no matter where they are located in the U.S. During the firm’s time in business they’ve contributed to the success of growing local and national brands.
Neff’s focused, award-winning, and results-driven work for clients provides cost-effective solutions for marketing. Areas of specialization include TV commercials, designing professional websites, creating strategies for their client’s media coverage, and providing effective SEO. They gladly help with branding, logo design, broadcast and print media, PR, and advertising as well.
Some of their recent clients include Geno’s Steaks, East River Bank, Krispy Kreme, Goodwill of Southern NJ and Philadelphia, Sweat Fitness, and Business Clubs America. David Neff won the Grace Labouchere Award for Corporate Humane Awareness this year.
Neff Associates also had a very big year for awards in 2014 winning PRSA Philadelphia Pepperpot Awards, PR News Agency Elite Awards – Media Relations, 4 Davey Awards for Branding and Design, and 12 more awards from four additional award groups.
Gregory FCA is not technically in Philadelphia, but their office is in Ardmore, 23 miles or so from Philly. They are the 50th largest independent PR firm in the US with 50 employees. They look forward to celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2016.
Gregory helps their clients build their businesses with digital media, using traditional exposure, help in capital markets, and finding investors. Employees are skilled in finance, writing, and PR. To that end, their staff is an effective blend of MBAs, former journalists, and bloggers. Creativity, knowledge, and experience are the backbone of their sophisticated corporate offerings and investor relations programs.
During their years of operation, they have created and released high-end campaigns focused on national media relations, investor relations, content marketing, social media, and financial communications. Their clients are fast-growing companies, both private and publicly traded. Included in that group are Ascensus, Brandywine Global, MetLife, CA Technologies, and SCHOTT.
If your business is in or near the Philadelphia area and you are seeking help with your public relations efforts, consider these four firms. They would be a great jumping off point for you to find the right fit for your needs.