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Public relations (PR) agencies help companies craft their image and maintain positive favor with clients and the media. PR firms offer reputation management, crisis management, public affairs services, press release writing, media relations, thought leadership content, award submissions and book speaking engagements. Compare reviews for the best U.S. PR firms and filter by industry expertise, budget, location and more.

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  • Rhino Reviews

    Rhino Reviews

    Customized Reputation Solutions, NOT a software

    $1,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Philadelphia, PA
    Service Focus

    "The team is consistently hands-on, attentive, focused, and thorough."

    • Co-Founder & Managing Partner, ConsumerRating.org
  • WebiMax

    WebiMax

    SEO, PPC, Reputation Management, Public Relations

    $1,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Ocean City, NJ
    Service Focus

    "WebiMax has excellent customer service and builds quality relationships."

    • Director of Marketing, Rastelli Market Fresh
  • Red Banyan

    Red Banyan

    Crisis PR and Strategic Communications Firm

    $5,000+
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Service Focus

    "We would highly recommend Red Banyan to anyone in need of sage PR counsel and guidance."

    • Advocate for Ethics in Business, The Knot Whistleblowers
  • 10 to 1 Public Relations

    10 to 1 Public Relations

    Sharing Your Story, The Way It Should Be Told

    $5,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Service Focus

    ''10 to 1 Public Relations has a kind and enjoyable-to-work-with team.''

    • VP of Marketing, YellowBird
  • Reporter Outreach

    Reporter Outreach

    Unlock Media Opportunities with HARO Link Building

    $1,000+
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49
    San Diego, CA
    Service Focus

    “I’ve worked with 4–5 blog and content writers, and Reporter Outreach is, by far, the best company I’ve worked with.”

    • Chief Clinical Officer, Gallus Medical Detox Centers
  • REQ

    REQ

    Digital Marketing Agency - REQ | Own What's Next.

    $25,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    50 - 249
    Washington, DC
    Service Focus

    “Their quality of work is extremely high, and we see results because of it.”

    • SVP Sales, Leasing & Marketing, Beechwood Homes
  • 5WPR

    5WPR

    5W GETS PR. OUR CLIENTS GET RESULTS.

    $10,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    250 - 999
    New York, NY
    Service Focus

    "5WPR has an integrated and thoughtful PR approach that helps us drive results."

    • Managing Director, EdTech Startup
  • Orangefiery

    Orangefiery

    Strategy + Communications = Impact

    $25,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    10 - 49
    New York, NY
    Service Focus

    "Their care and commitment to their work and clients are unsurpassed."

    • Chief Commercial & Business Officer, Lyndra Therapeutics
  • Firecracker PR

    Firecracker PR

    We get you known, period.

    $5,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    10 - 49
    Brea, CA
    Service Focus

    "They are always receptive and available to help us."

    • Marketing Manager, Factorial
  • BrandBomb PR

    BrandBomb PR

    Ignite Your Identity

    $5,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    2 - 9
    Las Vegas, NV
    Service Focus

    "They truly care about their clients, and they never miss a deadline!"

    • CEO & Founder, International Retail Group
  • Idea Grove

    Idea Grove

    Growing Your Business with Trust

    $10,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    Dallas, TX
    Service Focus

    “They delivered on all fronts and did everything they said they would do during the RFP process.

    • VP of Marketing, ConverseNow
  • Blue Tree

    Blue Tree

    Natural Links from Over 450+ Partner Publications

    $5,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Chicago, IL
    Service Focus

    "Blue Tree was able to increase our brand presence."

    • COO, My Choice
  • Punch PR

    Punch PR

    Powerful ideas that build strong brands

    $5,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    2 - 9
    Milwaukee, WI
    Service Focus

    "Whether it’s a public relations task or an event, we can always count on them to do what they say." "

    • Director of Marketing, Pet Food Company
  • Net Reputation

    Net Reputation

    #1 Reputation Management Expert INC 5000 Company

    $1,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    50 - 249
    Sarasota, FL
    Service Focus

    “They’re excellent at setting and managing expectations, and they always do what they say they will.”

    • Owner, Allstate Financial Services LLC
  • Reputation Defense Network

    Reputation Defense Network

    Defamation Isn't Fair, We Level The Playing Field.

    $1,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    San Francisco, CA
    Service Focus

    "They clearly know what they are doing and executed on our goals as desired and advertised."

    • CMO, Medical Practice Firm
  • SHERMAN

    SHERMAN

    The Passionate Pursuit of Results.

    $10,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    2 - 9
    Chicago, IL
    Service Focus

    "We were impressed with their strong work ethic."

    • President, HCB Health
  • NowSourcing

    NowSourcing

    We make ideas simple, visual, and influential. 🔮

    $5,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Louisville, KY
    Service Focus

    "All infographics hit our deadline! I was very impressed with their quick turnaround times and responsiveness."

    • Exec Director, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
  • Matter Communications

    Matter Communications

    A Brand Elevation Agency

    $10,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    50 - 249
    Boston, MA
    Service Focus

    “They’re definitely one of the best agencies I worked with in the last 10 years of my career.”

    • VP of Corporate Communications, Skillsoft
  • Goldman McCormick PR

    Goldman McCormick PR

    Goldman McCormick PR

    $50,000+
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9
    New York, NY
    Service Focus

    "They hit on all cylinders without fail over the years of working with them."

    • Host, ETS
  • SEO Image

    SEO Image

    SEO Services, Reputation Management, PPC, & Design

    $1,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    2 - 9
    New York, NY
    Service Focus

    "Their SEO and PPC expertise is impressive."

    • Marketing Director, Ypoxi Inc
  • $5,000+
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49
    San Francisco, CA
    Service Focus

    "The UPRAISE team was always accessible and responsive."

    • Director of Brand Marketing, Home Robotics Company
  • Zerotrillion

    Zerotrillion

    Moonshot Creativity

    $100,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    50 - 249
    New York, NY
    Service Focus

    “They take each project as an opportunity to do something that has never been done before.”

    • SVP of Ad Operations, Media & Technology Company
  • $5,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    Laguna Hills, CA
    Service Focus

    "The communication and alignment is what set them apart from any agency I've worked with in the past."

    • CMO, UJET
  • Miller Ink

    Miller Ink

    Tell your story better.

    $10,000+
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49
    Los Angeles, CA
    Service Focus

    "They have been attentive and focused on our needs."

    • Executive Director, Community Corporation of Santa Monica
  • Heyday Marketing

    Heyday Marketing

    🚀 Award-Winning Marketing Agency

    $1,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Coral Gables, FL
    Service Focus

    "Their efficient communication ensured a smooth collaboration, resulting in successful outcomes."

    • Investment Manager, Ameriprise Financial Services LLC
  • Anderson Collaborative

    Anderson Collaborative

    Results-Driven Growth Marketing & Advertising

    $10,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    Miami, FL
    Service Focus

    “Every year, they project results that seem ambitious, but they always hit them.”

    • Co-Owner, SNOWDAY
  • S&G Content Marketing

    S&G Content Marketing

    Building Brands Through Storytelling

    $10,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Service Focus

    “This team was the first provider that felt like they understood our business.”

    • Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Mettacool
  • Neumann Paige Inc

    Neumann Paige Inc

    Internet Reputation Specialists

    Undisclosed
    $100 - $149 / hr
    2 - 9
    Philadelphia, PA
    Service Focus

    "There is no issue that their team can't handle."

    • Chiropractor, Houston Family Medicine
  • Joseph Studios

    Joseph Studios

    Intelligence-Based Marketing | Grow Your Brand!

    $1,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Atlanta, GA
    Service Focus

    "The combination of their expertise, friendliness, and availability make them a very impressive and unique company."

    • Co-Founder & President, Asset Management Industry
  • Fox Greenberg Public Relations

    Fox Greenberg Public Relations

    Leading Public Relations & Influencer Firm

    $5,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    New York, NY
    Service Focus

    "Their team really helped us through a lot of difficult situations."

    • Marketing Manager, The Conqueror Challenges
  • Boardroom PR

    Boardroom PR

    Your Bridge To New & Traditional Media

    $1,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    Plantation, FL
    Service Focus

    "They are really good at the elements of PR and their content is top-notch."

    • Owner, Renaissance Marketing
  • Borenstein Group, Inc.

    Borenstein Group, Inc.

    Making Creativity a Science.

    $25,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    10 - 49
    Vienna, VA
    Service Focus

    "The Borenstein Group delivered exceptional results and was patient and collaborative with us."

    • VP Business Dev, Defense & Aerospace Manufacturer
  • Bear Icebox Communications

    Bear Icebox Communications

    What's better than PR? ROI.

    $10,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    10 - 49
    Chicago, IL
    Service Focus

    "They’re open-minded and see unique opportunities, so we appreciate their insight."

    • President & CEO, HouseMaster
  • R Public Relations

    R Public Relations

    R Business is Yours

    $5,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    2 - 9
    Nashville, TN
    Service Focus

    "R Public Relations is just keen on making everything work to our company’s advantage."

    • Owner, Gift & Apparel Boutique
  • Coinbound

    Coinbound

    We help crypto brands go viral

    $5,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    10 - 49
    New York, NY
    Service Focus

    "This engagement boosted our market presence and set the stage for sustained future growth."

    • Executive, Versify
  • Marketing Maven

    Marketing Maven

    Winning Meaningful Market Share for Brands

    $10,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    10 - 49
    Camarillo, CA
    Service Focus

    "We are very satisfied with the project so far and believe they have done an outstanding job!"

    • Consultant, Cosmetics Company
  • Reilly Connect

    Reilly Connect

    Women-Owned PR, Brand, & Digital Content Agency

    $25,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    2 - 9
    Chicago, IL
    Service Focus

    "I was impressed with their dedication to quality and deep commitment."

    • Chief Strategist, Communications Advisory Firm
  • Go Fish Digital

    Go Fish Digital

    Word of Mouth is Digital. Lead the Conversation.

    $1,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Raleigh, NC
    Service Focus

    "The team took the time to review our goals and translate that into a design in ways that we never thought possible."

    • Founder & CEO, Lamppost Insights, LLC
  • Bold Entity

    Bold Entity

    B2B Marketing, Branding & Public Relations

    $25,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    Dallas, TX
    Service Focus

    "We've seen an increase in site traffic, click-through rates, and brand awareness."

    • Owner & CEO, Geomet Recycling
  • Bujou Studios

    Bujou Studios

    The Creative Ecosystem.

    $10,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    Seattle, WA
    Service Focus

    "I was very impressed with their overall communication."

    • Digital Marketing Specialist, Lotte Hotel Seattle
  • Neff

    Neff

    Branding | Advertising | Public Relations

    $25,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    10 - 49
    Philadelphia, PA
    Service Focus

    “They get what we’re looking for and understand how to differentiate us.”

    • Director of Ops & Mktg, Hightop Real Estate & Development
  • Renaissance Marketing

    Renaissance Marketing

    ROI-focused Digital Marketing & PR Agency

    $5,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    2 - 9
    Richmond, VA
    Service Focus

    "I just kept going, and the results have gotten better year after year."

    • Owner, Dental Practice

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United States PR Firms FAQs

PR agencies play a vital role in crafting and distributing press releases, writing speeches and pitches, organizing special events, conducting market research, networking, copywriting, blogging, managing social media promotions, and handling crisis situations. PR firms excel in building positive client reputations through media engagement and possess the expertise to analyze organizations, extract positive messages, and effectively communicate them to the media.

A seasoned PR professional can also deftly handle unfavorable news and devise the most appropriate response to minimize any potential damage. By collaborating with the media, PR agencies diligently monitor their clients' reputations and ensure a positive image is maintained. Through meticulous research and data analysis, PR agencies unearth captivating stories for their clients and skillfully shape a narrative around them. They curate compelling content, including videos, articles, and blog posts, to pitch these stories to journalists and generate impactful media coverage.

Experienced and talented United States public relations (PR) firms are abundant. To help you decide on the best US PR agency to work with, we have answered some common questions about them below. Be sure to use our filters and read reviews of the top PR agencies in the United States above.

Yes, but the process can be tedious, and when complicated issues like a crisis arise, it could be a tricky fix. Hiring a public relations firm in the United States can help you avoid problems, deal with media-related concerns, and save time.

PR firms are responsible for planning media campaigns and strategies. They also focus on producing presentations, articles, and press releases and analyzing media coverage. Lastly, it is common for PR firms to deal with inquiries from the press and the public; handle promotional events and activities.

To summarize, PR agencies handle: Media relations Strategy development Content marketing Event coordinating and experiential marketing

Tactical duties of a PR agency often include writing and distributing press releases, writing speeches, pitches, conducting market research, networking, copywriting, blogging, social media promotions, etc.

Scope of work, expertise and experience, agency size, geographic location, industry complexity, and performance metrics all influence the total cost of PR services.

It’s essential for companies seeking PR assistance to communicate with potential providers clearly before onboarding them. Most of these factors that indicate costs can be determined before the project ever begins, leaving clients plenty of time to dictate their budget constraints to PR agencies.

This is subjective and depends on your expectations. What level of publicity do you consider a good return on your investment when you engage a PR agency? Media relations can drive website traffic, build brand awareness, provide credibility, and allow for thought leadership. But it doesn’t necessarily end in a sale.

Depending on where you are in scaling your business, working with a PR firm could be the right move for you.

A reputable PR firm will protect and enhance your reputation through thoughtful media placement. A good PR agency will also publicize the best features and activities of an organization while mitigating any damage caused by bad news relating to the organization. An experienced PR agency will keep its finger on the pulse, listening to the marketplace, and industry trends and get your brand into budding conversations that matter.

Public Relations projects reviewed on Clutch typically cost between $10,000 - $49,999. According to Forbes, "The cost of PR in the US can vary significantly. Monthly retainers in PR agencies can range from $2,500 to $20,000 per month for most businesses. Large national and global PR agencies won't consider a project for under $15,000 per month and up to $30,000-$50,000 per month for the biggest clients."

When looking for a PR agency, it's important to evaluate client reviews, portfolio items, past clients, industry expertise, years in business, size of network, niche specialization and track record.

Do they have a proven reputation for effectively collaborating with their current clients? Do they clearly communicate the cost, terms of services, and timeline of deliverables? How do they measure and report out on success? Ideally, seek out an agency that specializes in your specific industry. Keep in mind that success in one sector doesn't automatically translate to others.

PR agencies in the US commonly use various pricing models. Let's explore them:

Retainer fees: Clients pay a fixed fee on a monthly or quarterly basis for a specific number of PR service hours. This model offers predictability and a dedicated team of PR professionals.

Hourly rates: Based on the actual time spent, this model is ideal for short-term or ad hoc projects.

Fixed rates: Also known as project-based pricing, this model sets a fixed rate for specific services or efforts. For example, a PR agency may charge a fixed rate for a set number of press releases or media outreach.

Performance-based: Compensation in this model depends on the results achieved, such as generating a certain number of media placements or increasing social media engagement. It aligns the agency's compensation with project goals.

These pricing models provide flexibility and options for clients to choose what suits their needs best.

A PR agency strategizes and executes media activities to enhance your brand through press coverage, interviews, articles, and social media posts. These PR campaigns aim to establish credibility and reputation by utilizing storytelling, articles and leveraging media relationships. PR campaigns can be either one-time or implemented on a regular basis.

On the other hand, a digital marketing agency handles broader marketing channels as a whole. They organize events, launch products or services, manage online advertising, and sometimes, PR. Typically, a marketing agency employs a combination of promotional activities to strengthen your brand, but they don't always offer PR services.

PR strategies can encompass various tactics:

Crafting engaging content for a company blog post; Drafting internal communications or messages exchanged between your company and others; Sponsoring or hosting local events to foster a sense of community connection; Conducting press conferences to address crises or make significant announcements.

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