AboutAdamsCommunications


Shedding New Light on Your Public Relations Strategies and Objectives

Welcome! Representing a wide variety of clientele, Sharon Adams’
Adams Communications Public Relations (ACPR) is a boutique PR firm specializing in personal service with a niche expertise in non-profit organization special events with a hard focus in overall media and public relations strategies, including small businesses and individuals.
 

ACPR
publishes SocialWhirl.com and the award-winning eBuzzNewsletter.

Our boutique firm is an ideal fit for today’s non-profit organizations and businesses, working directly with executive directors, marketing and development departments, as well as volunteer chairmen, committees and the independent businessman and woman.

We will advise, manage and assist in areas such as:
* Developing and implementing public relations strategies;
* Media and community relations in special event and special announcements publicity;
* Social media and internet publicity and consultation
.

Sharon Adams has worked in the Dallas civic, business and social communities handling all aspects of media communications, public relations, event planning consultation and execution for businesses and non profit organizations grand ball, special events and parties since 1985.

In addition to innovative public relations planning, a major emphasis is placed on the advantages of bringing non-profit organizations together with businesses for strategic partnerships and special events so that both may benefit. This strategy is highly recommended and has proven to help both the non profit organization and business grow.

The successful results of these endeavors are witnessed in traditional venues of media exposure and coordination of Adams Communications Public Relations’ two web sites,
Social
Whirl.com's Social Whirl ... a very hot social lifestyles ezine™ , and eBuzzNewsletter.
SocialWhirl.com has been rated Praise Worthy by Consumer Reports Web Watch since 2003, the first year we applied for the recognition
. SocialWhirl.com receives over 150,000 hits per month from more than 14,000 unique viewers.

SocialWhirl.com Advantage: Serving Media and The Community: SocialWhirl.com publishes ACPR's business and non-profits press releases as part of its overall clientele PR plan. Statistics show and media feedback verifies that media uses SocialWhirl.com as a valuable resource for checking facts, photo IDs and press releases. ACPR clientele receive spotlight headline placement, feature stories and much more. That's an important part of the advantage of hiring ACPR as your public relations specialist.


Sharon Adams
Photo by John Derryberry

Sharon strongly believes in giving visibility to those generous philanthropic individuals and businesses who continuously give of their time and money to non-profit organizations and charities. Since the inception of SocialWhirl.com in December 2001, she has published thousands of party pics and hundreds of articles for businesses and non-profit organizations on the internet - at no cost to them on a space-available basis. If your organization is not a client of ACPR, to guarantee publication on SocialWhirl.com, we recommend purchasing space so your message can be published in a timely manner. The response has been tremendously successful.

SocialWhirl.com also features the Award-Winning
eBuzzNewsletter.

eBuzzNewsletter won an All Star Award from Constant Contact for commitment to best practices in email marketing. It is updated each week with breaking stories and emailed to opt-in subscribers. Its purpose is to serve media, public relations professionals, civic and business leaders and young professionals by publishing news releases and contact information at an affordable rate and emailing the news to eBuzzNewsletter subscribers. eBuzzNewsletter is also published on SocialWhirl.com for two weeks, as an added benefit to ACPR clientele.

You can also read Sharon Adams' social column Inside the Scene on Dallasblog.com where she reports in the Lifestyles column on the party scene around town with photos, scoop on the party and contact information so the reader can communicate with the organization.

ACPR clientele are featured in all of these publications.

Long Term Public Relations Planning or Short Term Targeted Campaigns,
we have a plan that will fit your budget.

Adams Communications works with businesses and non-profit organizations to provide complete public relations strategies, ad campaigns, special events media strategies, including visibility in social pages and on-going public relations calendars for continued name recognition and to help boost sales, clientele and donors.

Long term, we create complete public relations calendars and strategize media relations, press releases and pitches, press kits, pre-event parties, special event and other photos, to keep clients' name in the public eye and create awareness about their events and news. We also work with the non-profit client to secure media sponsorships, including free ads and special mentions.

Events: We bring our PR team to the client's event and work with their photographer (or bring our own), set up VIP photos, take IDs and post event, send out photos and press release to media, follow up, clip media hits and create a PR notebook for the client.

Short-Term Targeted Campaign: We will work with your team to determine the best PR strategies suited to your event or announcement.

Business: Focusing on store or restaurant openings, overall business special news, trunk shows, any upcoming series of events, such as speaking engagements, classes, special exhibits, we will work with you to determine a plan for visibility, focusing on overall media blast and follow up with an eye on the reporters, publications and internet visibility which best suits your needs. For product or service promotion, we will work with you to determine the best strategies, target media, for your product/service and devise a campaign best suited for maximum visibility, including television appearances, interviews and more.

Social Media Coverage: We update our ACPR Facebook page so that both long term and short term clientele receive visibility there. Clients can “like” and comment, which spreads the news even faster. (Find us at SharonAdamsPR and AdamsCommunicationsPR).

Clients are also guaranteed coverage in Twitter posts, driving readers to our clients' web sites, news and press releases (@AdamsPR).

We utilize Pinterest to publicize clients’ fashions, foodie news and recipes, social party pics and more (SharonAdamsPR).

We are part of your team: Overall, we seamlessly work with your in-house Marketing and Development staff to create a powerful PR team. As public relations support to a client's campaign, ACPR will provide feedback on your ideas, including thoughts on expanding the audience base, ways to approach possible supporters and any other concerns pertaining to the success of the PR campaign.

Some on-going media strategies and special event clientele include Dallas Summer Musicals special events and community awareness; KidneyTexas luncheon, teas and special announcements; Texas Trailblazer Awards/The Family Place, Mad Hatter’s Tea/Women’s Council of the Dallas Arboretum, Rainbow Days, Ebby Halliday’s 100th Birthday gala, Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society landmarking annoncements, home tour and Distinguished Speaker luncheon; A.W.A.R.E. luncheon and so many more. Business clientele include At My Table, a home interiors shop; After All Restaurant Group and others, some of whom wish their public relations relationship to remain confidential.

As a freelance writer, Sharon worked a two-year stint contributing home design articles for People Newspapers. Her articles were published once a month on the front page of the society section: People, Etc. She continues to interview VIPs and celebrities for Dallas Summer Musicals shows which appear on SocialWhirl.com and authoring IMPRESSIONS and Community articles featured in Park Cities News, along with ads and special feature articles in other publications. She also served as a contributing writer in Interior Design and related articles for special advertising sections in The Dallas Business Journal.

Where your event is published: Photos and news about ACPR clients' special events have appeared in Town&Country, Southern Lady, D magazine, D Home, Dallas Home Design, Modern Luxury Dallas, Texas Monthly, bRILLIANT, WWD, GrandLuxe, Envy and Southern Vanity magazines; The Dallas Morning News: Park Cities Morning News, Texas Living/High Profile and NeighborsGo.com; PaperCity, Park Cities People, People, Etc., People Neighborhood issues, Park Cities News, Turtle Creek News, Dallas Business Journal newspapers and online at DallasBlog.com, CultureMap.com, PegasusNews.com, Daybook, Art + Seek, PinkMemo, TheaterJones.com, eBuzzNewsletter, TheFlashList.com, SocialWhirl.com and more.

It is our pleasure to assist you in planning or re-working the visibility, public relations and internet publicity strategies in the enrichment of your business or special event. Contact us for a meeting to plan the strategies of your publicity through the combined exposure of traditional media and the internet. Sharon's direct line is 972.773.9289.

When you want to publish your press releases,
* Your Special Event photos up for all to see,
* Your Business News to be read and
* Your Organization to receive visibility and community awareness,

Sharon Adams' Adams Communications Public Relations
is the solution for all of your public relations needs.

Visit Sharon Adams page on Facebook here

and the ACPR Facebook Page, featuring client news:
 
Click here to go to SocialWhirl.com


Working to help benefit non-profits and the businesses, community leaders who support them since 1985 with ACPR, we understand the importance of visibility and helping get the word out.

We launched SocialWhirl.com in 2001 to do just that. It was a time when web sites weren't common, so we launched SW to give clients even further visibility on the internet. It has grown to average 150,000 hits per month from over 14,000 unique viewers.

As a community service to non-clientele non profits, we publish their news, party pics, features, on a space available basis, at no cost to them.

SocialWhirl.com also partners with non-client events as a media sponsor, which guarantees visiblity.

To learn more about SocialWhirl.com, sponsorships and ad rates, visit the web site or contact us: AdamsComm1@aol.com

Click here to see the current eBuzzNewsletter.
eMailed to subscribers each week. See it here.

Published by ACPR. Winner of a Constant Contact Award for for commitment to best practices in email marketing.