Case Studies

Case Study: Full-Scale PR Campaign Helps Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Survive Transplant to New Facility

April 30th, 2012 by

A fully integrated communications approach—including print, broadcast, digital and social media—drove thousands of people to the grand opening festivities of a suburban Chicago hospital.

Case Study: PR Packs a Punch With Spokesperson Laila Ali in Knockout Campaign for the American Kidney Fund

April 23rd, 2012 by

Cone Communications was faced with a big challenge for the American Kidney Fund’s Pair Up effort: How do you get noticed amid the clutter of health messages that bombards the public daily?

Case Study: Scholastic Gets an ‘A’ for Building Awareness of Art & Writing Awards Program as It Approaches 90th Year

April 16th, 2012 by

Year in and year out Scholastic and the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers refine and retool the PR campaign for an annual awards program that launched in 1923.

Case Study: Barefoot Wine & Bubbly Shows Its Heart and ‘Sole’ Through Beach Cleanup Partnership and Media Outreach

April 9th, 2012 by

Teaming with the Surfrider Foundation, a wine and spirits company—and Hunter PR—mobilized thousands of volunteers across the country to prove that yes, life really is a clean beach.

Case Study: We Hold This Truth… ‘Innovation’ Effort Drives Fans in Person and Online to Declare on the Dotted Line

February 13th, 2012 by

The Consumer Electronics Association’s Declaration of Innovation movement grew its Facebook community tenfold.

Case Study: Extreme Media Makeover: Baylor Health Care System Peps Up Tired Online Newsroom to Great Results

February 6th, 2012 by

Compelling content and innovative Web features have driven more than 10,000 visits per month for Baylor Health Care’s revamped online newsroom.

Case Study: Unique Storytelling, Crossover Appeal and an Enchanting Equine Angle Help the Breeders’ Cup Set Records

January 23rd, 2012 by

PR agency Conover Tuttle Pace chose a horse of a different color—the quirky mare Zenyatta—to successfully drive awareness and sales for the Breeders’ Cup.

Case Study: Mining its Database for Bad Buzzwords, LinkedIn Raises Its Profile with a Seamless Global Media Relations Effort

January 16th, 2012 by

With the goals of engaging customers and creating awareness around its brand, LinkedIn used its data-gathering capabilities to develop a clever hook with the media.

Case Study: A Web Site Redo and Fully Integrated Marketing and PR Lure Thousands of Anglers to Fishing Advocacy Platform

January 2nd, 2012 by

In the past, the American Sportfishing Association catered primarily to its fishing industry members. Then, it set its hooks into anglers themselves, creating a powerful synergy in the process.

Case Study: Sly Messaging and a Personal Media Relations Touch Help Drive Global Buzz Around Hilton’s Spa Launch

December 19th, 2011 by

To achieve maximum buzz around the launch of its first "eforea: spa at Hilton," the communications team concealed as many details as possible leading up to the official announcement. Mini spa treatments for journalists didn’t hurt, either.