America’s most admired and fastest-growing brands turn to Axia, one of Forbes’ Best PR Agencies in America. Companies like yours select Axia to share their stories through the news, social media, and online.
These success stories demonstrate the power of public relations to create visibility, trust, consideration, and decisions for brands, products, services, and experts. Because each business challenge is unique, we develop custom public relations strategies, tactics, and measurement programs for every client and campaign – and the results speak for themselves.
Brightway Insurance, a start-up independent insurance agency, wanted to grow its brand. This campaign helped build Brightway’s brand recognition and positioned its CEO as a thought leader in the industry. As a result, news coverage, including a Kiplinger's Personal Finance article featuring Brightway Insurance as one of the top eight franchise opportunities in the U.S., helped the company become a thought leader in the franchise and insurance industries.
A national mortgage broker's negative online reputation cost them $20,000 per day in lost sales. This campaign positioned the company as a thought leader, pitched media contacts, and managed the company’s online reputation. Through this campaign, the company earned positive media coverage, received awards celebrating the company and its business practices, and changed the public’s perception of it.
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.
Brown-Forman wanted to promote its Southern Comfort brand at “the world’s largest outdoor cocktail party.” This public relations campaign secured Southern Comfort’s celebrity chef placement on television, radio, print, and online media to promote its Tailgate Zone event. As a result, the campaign reached more than 432,000 consumers in just two days.
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.
Shoppers World's CEO wanted to be on "Undercover Boss." To do that, he needed expert guidance for a public relations firm to help with the pitch, casting, and services to promote him on the episode. This campaign pitched secured news coverage, and managed Shoppers World’s social media during the live broadcast. As a result, millions of U.S. consumers watched the live episode and social media engagement went viral.
The pawning industry remains relatively misunderstood by much of the public, but SMART Financial is working to change that perception. This campaign leverages the media to share business stories and build relationships, showcasing SMART Financial’s positive impact on the community. As a result, SMART Financial opened 63 stores in two years and changed the communities’ prior perception of the pawn industry.
Brightway Insurance, a start-up independent insurance agency, wanted to expand its brand locally and nationally. When State Farm exited Florida's home insurance market, this campaign worked to expand Brightway Insurance’s recognition and position its CEO as a thought leader. As a result, this campaign helped position Brightway Insurance as a trusted go-to insurance expert, leading to a 300% increase in call volume in two weeks.
Tech Staffing Company
A tech company was struggling to recruit new employees because of its negative online reputation. This campaign leveraged the media to share the company’s success and rapid growth story, creating and promoting positive content on search engines. These efforts created positive media coverage for the company and showcased the company’s unique culture.
Credit repair and identity theft protection law firm
A consumer law firm needed to establish visibility and trust among consumers nationwide before launching a subscription service. The campaign to achieve this implemented creative and strategic ideas for news, social media, and web services. As a result, the company gained attention and earned a 47x increase in organic web traffic in six months.
Josh Railey was leaving a restaurant when he saw a car on fire and, without hesitation, ran to the car and rescued the baby. This campaign helped spread his story to media outlets to millions of people and show SMART Financial’s influence on the community. His story appeared on more than 100 CNN affiliates and 58,000 social media interactions, and earned him recognition as an American Red Cross 2021 Red Cross Hero.
Brightway Insurance wanted to grow its emerging brand. Researching editorial calendars and pitching media, this multi-year PR campaign helped generate inbound franchisee leads for Brightway Insurance. This campaign helped Brightway Insurance build a strong brand, generate viral earned media coverage, and create a reputation in business and franchise trade media as a smart franchise investment.
CENTER FOR REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE
The Center for Reproductive Medicine hired Axia to achieve greater awareness for its unique qualifications and high success rates. Axia developed a three-pronged PR plan, including a social media campaign, speaking engagements, and exposure in the news. CRM saw a 26% increase in web traffic within the first 90 days.
Pragmatic Works, a fast-growing, privately-held database analytics and business intelligence technology company, reached out to Axia Public Relations via client referral to help promote its corporate social responsibility program, Pragmatic Works Foundation.
Secure-Res hired Axia to rebrand the company as it was growing and expanding its product and service offerings. Axia implemented a product launch and renamed the company Vizergy. Vizergy attracted 93,000 unique website visitors within 24 hours of a media tour.
Money Pages hired Axia to build its brand and reputation prior to franchising nationwide. Axia lead a PR campaign and worked with news outlets on earned media. Such media coverage built the credibility the company needed to position itself as a thought-leader in the publishing, direct mail, and advertising industries.