How Much Should an Organization Spend on PR?


If only there was a tidy formula to help companies decide how much to spend on public relations. “Unfortunately, there is no such algorithm,” said Terry Flynn, assistant professor of communications management at McMaster University, Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia.

Determining a budget for PR is more about risk analysis and managing expectations than it is about financial modeling. Executive teams processing PR budget requests need to think carefully through their organization’s need for the broad benefits of an engaged and empowered PR and Communications function. Read more…

The Integral Role of PR in the Revenue Ecosystem


If you’re looking to build brand awareness and boost revenue, ensure public relations activity is part of the budget. Today’s marketers should consider PR as a secret weapon for attracting customers, driving demand, and growing sales and profits.

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