Telling Your Story. Increasing Awareness.
Put more than 70 years of knowledge & experience to work for you.
Who We Are
First and foremost – we’re communicators telling your story. Plain and simple.
Charleston PR & Design is an integrated public relations and marketing communications firm supporting businesses and professionals.
- We increase awareness of our client’s companies.
- We improve our clients’ communication with their customers.
- We guide leaders in times of corporate crisis.
Who We Work With
“It’s only words, and words are all I have to take your heart away.”
At your service. Our capabilities.
Earning the attention of your customers begins with strategy and focus. We’ll identify and create key messages and deliver them in the precise channels required to have your news heard by your clients, buyers and patrons. And we get results.
Unpredictable events happen. Every company will have a crisis. Mitigating damage to your firm’s reputation during or following a crisis situation prevents total destruction of your business. Our advance planning audit identifies vulnerabilities and provides you with tactics to make you crisis proactive. Our experienced, wise counsel helps you weather the crisis.
Each media outlet has a specific set of needs. Knowing those needs and precisely how to deliver the story to earn placement is our job. Our extensive connections ensure your news is delivered to the right media contacts and outlets. Our media relations include reputation development and management, media training, and publicity to gain meaningful coverage and achieve important outcomes.
You need a distinctive name and logo to represent your business. Our branding process elicits key differentiators from which we create an identity to uniquely position your services and company. Our creative design team deploys these in your marketing and publicity materials to amplify your brand identity and support business goal achievement.
Increasingly, your customers are using digital devices to find what they want and need in the “I want to…” moment. Planning the best strategy and keeping it dialed in is what we do. Our e-marketing services include social media strategy development and management, content marketing, reputation monitoring, SEO, email marketing, and Google AdWords campaign design, development and management.
Custom WordPress website theme design and development is our speciality. Our development team focuses on outstanding user experience, creating sites which are search engine optimized during development, are responsive and easy to use. Should you need them, we code custom data-types to organize and present your information. We also provide managed WordPress hosting to keep your site secure and up-to-date.
Yes, the world has gone digital and we use paper less frequently than in the past. However, there are instances when a printed piece is exactly what you need to leave behind. From business cards, to brochures, sell sheets, annual reports, rack cards and letterhead, we create marketing materials to help your customers learn about your products and services, help you raise funds or convey a truth.
We’ve got a way with words. Pictures are great, but sometimes, you need actual words. On a webpage, in a brochure, in a blog post or presentation. No matter where you need words, we have the right ones to tell your story, the *write* way to get the results you want.
“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.”
"You really helped with the press release and follow-up, which yielded some great coverage. People came into the shop and said, when I began to explain, 'Oh yeah. I know about this. I read about it.' But the Social Media was key. I could never have kept up with all of that." We wholeheartedly recommend Charleston PR & Design to always make us look professional. Not only do they remove the stress from design projects, their talent, dedication and passion for web design has helped us grow our online presence. They are a full package deal!
"You really helped with the press release and follow-up, which yielded some great coverage. People came into the shop and said, when I began to explain, 'Oh yeah. I know about this. I read about it.' But the Social Media was key. I could never have kept up with all of that."
We wholeheartedly recommend Charleston PR & Design to always make us look professional. Not only do they remove the stress from design projects, their talent, dedication and passion for web design has helped us grow our online presence. They are a full package deal!
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