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PR plays a key role in a successful business. And public relations to be productive will have to rely more than friendship or basic instincts in choosing an "ideal" public relations firm. Since public relations are about communication and steering the company towards realistic goals, you should consider a number or issues crucial and tangible.

Be clear that public relations can not be handled only by the company is a partnership between you and public relations experts. It is your inputs that will provide public relations firm with management. You must at your side to provide complete and updated information, provision of advice or review the material produced by the company and spend time with the public relations team ideation. Only when the land is clearly public relations success.

1. The company must have worked for a company like yours before or have at their disposal the strategies they employ to achieve their public relations objectives.

2. The PR firm should have updated their systems to include all the latest in media and communications.

3. The company must understand your business thoroughly and unequivocally know the amount of strategic versus tactical support they can provide.

4. Determine if the personnel deployed for the project both in experience and technical expertise. Find out about their successes and failures.

5. Determine whether you can comfortably reach your target market and if the cabin to value.

6. Consideration of proposals submitted by them in their project and the use of his deep knowledge of their business and the market to determine to what extent this will work.

7. A public relations firm dedicated not hesitate to disagree with you on any aspect of your plan that does not agree with. They know the ins and outs of your business and know what works and what does not.

8. The company must not only have a series of meetings should be a constant interaction and reviews the work performed and subsequent results.

9. The contract must be clear and transparent, no hidden clauses. The PR firm should have a system where it is clearly understood, then a contract outlining their responsibilities.

10. Be sure to check their testimonials and credentials. Go through their case studies to determine its effectiveness and make an investigation to determine its position in the market.

The most accurate definition of a PR relationship is the Academy of Trustees of the Public Relations Society of America. He says: "A successful relationship between client and public relations firm or counselor is fundamental: a match of skills and needs, a 100% agreement on objectives, constant access and instantaneous exchange of complete, interaction at all levels, regular updates and review progress, and a clear contractual agreement. "


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