Success stories are how we demonstrate our case for the power of public relations. Each business challenge is unique, so we develop custom strategies for every project and program. We provide news media, social media, and web media services for regional and national companies in a variety of industries – and the results speak for themselves.
RETAIL STORE CRISIS
A publicly traded retail store experienced an employee-customer altercation, causing the customer to vent her frustration online, which quickly gained negative attention. The retailer reached out to Axia's PR team to craft crisis responses. Axia’s quick action prevented the story from going national and attracting further attention from the media.
DAVE & BUSTER’S
Dave & Buster’s, an entertainment/restaurant chain, sought attention for its first location opening in the Florida Panhandle. Axia developed a strategy to generate local media coverage and provided PR counsel and services, earning 1.5 million impressions in 90 days, representing $382,000+ in media coverage.
A national mortgage broker's negative online reputation was costing it $20,000/day in documented lost sales. Axia pitched industry contacts, positioning the company as a thought-leader, offering experts to speak as article sources. The 3,903 articles Axia generated increased positive media, helping to increase revenue by 1,200%.
A tech company was struggling to recruit new employees due to its negative online reputation. Axia leveraged the media to share the company’s success and rapid growth story, creating and promoting positive over negative content on search engines. Axia’s efforts created more than 78.7 million impressions for the client.
Verizon wanted to reinvigorate its product's relevance. Axia provided unique positioning, fresh creative, promotions, and a test marketing campaign that supported its sales representatives. Axia exceeded Verizon divisional senior management’s expectations by delivering new insights, presenting scalable solutions for promotional deployment.
Southern Comfort hired Axia to promote its brand for “the world’s largest outdoor cocktail party.” Axia secured Southern Comfort’s celebrity chef placement on television, radio, print, and online media, as well as promoting Southern Comfort’s Tailgate Zone event. Axia’s efforts reached more than 432,000 consumers in just two days.
Brightway Insurance wanted to grow its brand. Axia’s plan for the startup began with a local campaign to build Brightway’s brand recognition and position its CEO as a thought-leader. Axia earned coverage in outlets like Entrepreneur, leading to more than a five-time return on investment based on media exposure alone.
It Works! hired Axia to increase its brand and product recognition nationally and globally. Axia developed company and product pitches to promote to top media outlets. More than 900 media outlets ran stories about It Works!, reaching 2.1 billion consumers.
FIDELITY NATIONAL FINANCIAL
Fidelity National Financial hired Axia to improve its presence and reputation as a good corporate citizen in the Jacksonville market. Axia sought third-party awards, honors, and endorsements for FNF’s regional volunteer and financial contributions. News media coverage from the awards and contributions gave FNF the reputation it was looking for.
REBOUNDERZ FRANCHISE AND DEVELOPMENT
Fast-growing Rebounderz Franchise and Development, franchiser of Rebounderz Indoor Trampoline Arena, wanted to share its success story with consumers and prospective franchisees. Axia provided account management, crisis communication, media relations, news writing, and media pitching. While working with Axia, in one year, Rebounderz grew from $8 million to $22 million.