Public Relations That Ensures Profit and Growth
Based in Los Angeles, Somerville Associates is a full-service public relations agency that provides the range of innovative public relations services that companies require in today’s competitive market environment.
Somerville Associates represents clients in a broad variety of sectors,including travel and tourism, information technology, professional services, construction and design, product branding and publishing.
Somerville Associates recognize and acts quickly on high stakes media opportunities that result in quality social media, electronic, print, and on-line media coverage.
With our solid media relationships and respected performance record, we stand apart from typical garden-variety public relations firms.
A Proven Record of Results
The International Franchise Association retained Somerville to generate publicity to attract attendance at its annual show. The result: 8,000 paid attendance, exceeding the association’s projections by 25 percent.
Somerville was hired by the Mammoth Lakes Visitors Bureau to rebuild the destination’s market share, lost in the wake of droughts and aggressive marketing by other destinations. Somerville mounted a publicity campaign that resulted in 50 percent tourism growth during the immediate summer.
Somerville’s business development campaign for the Catalina Marketing Co-op Partners produced an increase in visitor bookings of close to 30 percent.
Our market campaign supporting sub-division sales of Kohala Ranch, a Master-planned 4,000-acre Equestrian Community on Hawaii’s North Kohala Coast, resulted in news stories published in the Los Angeles Times, lifestyle and in-flight magazines that drove sales inquiries, boosted awareness of the subdivisions, and resulted in three of Kohala Ranch’s increments selling out.
Our Newest Service: Technology PR
Key to our technology public relations services, we
- Target reporters and bloggers, and we leverage social media as part of a critical digital mix.
- We effectively land on the right journalist’s radar, whether blogger or reporter, by commenting on their blog posts, tweeting in response to their feed, and participating in the right LinkedIn group.
- We engage digital lifestyle and business media and support it with user-generated content.
- We encourage discourse by creating digital forums.