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 nonprofit organization special events with a hard focus in overall media and public relations strategies, including small businesses and individuals.

publishes SocialWhirl.com and the award-winning eBuzzNewsletter.

Our boutique firm is an ideal fit for today’s nonprofit 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 nonprofit 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 nonprofit 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 witnesses in traditional venues of media exposure and coordination of Adams communications Public Relations' two websites: SocialWhirl.com 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 159,000 hits per month from just over 4,200 unique visitors visiting 16,428 times.

SocialWhirl.com Advantage: Serving Media and The Community: SocialWhirl.com publishes ACPR's business and nonprofits press releases as part of its overall clientele PR plan. 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 nonprofit 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 nonprofit 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 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.

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 nonprofit 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 nonprofit 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.

Authors: Sharon has worked with many authors promoting their books locally, arranging for book signings, launch parties, and more. We also work with publishers as they promote a national campaign, we offer a local and regional focused effort resulting in feature stories, Q & A, write-ups in local and regional media.

Business: Focusing on business 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 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 community nonprofits, 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, or your external public relations and marketing agency, 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 ongoing media strategies and special event clientele include The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary Fashion Show & Luncheon; KidneyTexas, Inc. Luncheon, Fall and Spring Teas and special announcements; Mad Hatter's Tea and A Writer's Garden for the Women's Council of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden; Rainbow Days Pot of Gold Luncheon and ongoing public relations; Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society Landmarking events, Home Tour and Distinguished Speaker Luncheon; AWARE gala and overall PR, Nexus Recovery Center's A Night for Nexus and the Auxiliary Spring Luncheon, SM Wright Foundation Christmas in the Park, Mercury One M1Ball, Vogel Alcove's Fall event and Spring Performance event and special announcements and so many more.

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 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, 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, Katy Trail Weekly, White Rock Lake Weekly, Estate Life magazines, Dallas Business Journal newspapers and online at MySweetCharity.com, CultureMap.com, Daybook, Art + Seek, 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.

Click here to go to SocialWhirl.com

Working to help benefit nonprofits 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 159,000 hits per month from over 4,200 unique viewers.

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

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

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