public relations drive sales

In Saturday’s NY Times, a great article titled “We got a mention – now lets panic” (at: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/03/business/03proto.html?src=busln) spoke of a few young entrepreneurs who got a mention in Oprah magazine and, as a direct result, saw their company website have a spike in sales – so much so that their server actually crashed, and “Orders quintupled overnight.” Another small company saw a similar bump from a New York Times Article, as they “sold 1,000 shirts in two days. Within a week, the company had quadrupled its total sales to date.”

The piece is a great mention for those of us in the PR business who like to always like to read success as a result of placing stories within the media. Public Relations is genuinely one of the cheapest forms of marketing which exists. Similarly to what you may find by reading these king kong agency reviews and how a digital marketing company works overall, PR companies can also help increase sales, drive brand awareness, enhance visibility, and provide many other positive outcomes. Businesses need to prepare for the effect of positive PR campaigns and be able to support positive PR & marketing campaigns, too.

The NY Times article is an exceptional step toward promoting PR awareness. Great propaganda tool in today’s NY Times for the PR industry.

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Ronn Torossian is the founder and CEO of 5W Public Relations, one of the largest independently-owned PR firms in the United States. With over 20 years of experience crafting and executing powerful narratives, Torossian is one of America's most prolific and well-respected Public Relations professionals. Since founding 5WPR in 2003, he has led the company's growth, overseeing more than 175 professionals in the company's headquarters in midtown Manhattan. With clients spanning corporate, technology, consumer and crisis, in addition to digital marketing and public affairs capabilities, 5WPR is regularly recognized as an industry leader and has been named "PR Agency of the Year" by the American Business Awards on multiple occasions. Throughout his career, Torossian has worked with some of the world's most visible companies, brands and organizations. His strategic, resourceful approach has been recognized with numerous awards including being named the Stevie American Business Awards 2020 Entrepreneur of the Year, the American Business Awards PR Executive of the Year, twice over, an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year semi-finalist, Metropolitan Magazine's Most Influential New Yorker, and a 2020 Top Crisis Communications Professional by Business Insider. Torossian is known as one of the country's foremost experts on crisis communications, and is called on to counsel blue chip companies, top business executives and entrepreneurs both in the United States and worldwide. Torossian has lectured on crisis PR at Harvard Business School, appears regularly on CNN & CNBC, was named to PR Week's "40 under Forty" list, is a contributing columnist for Forbes and the New York Observer, and his book, "For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results With Game-Changing Public Relations" is an industry best-seller. A NYC native, Torossian lives in Manhattan with his children. He is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), and active in numerous charities.