On the public relations power of earning a top industry list inclusion:
The public relations and brand power of landing on a "best in industry list" is extraordinary. This article by Forbes' award-winning journalist Steve Olenski delivers the in-depth look at an often-overlooked strategy to earn brand awareness and thought leadership - including some first-hand insight from PRA Public Relations founder Pam Abrahamsson.
Steve Olenski , FORBES CONTRIBUTOR
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There are several major lists published each year to highlight the best and most highly regarded companies across the United States, and in specific regions; you know the ones- Forbes, Inc., Business Insider, Fortune.
And PR pros are fully aware of the benefits therein. Pam Abrahamsson, CEO, PRA Public Relations says earning a spot on a top list like Forbes is the brand equivalent of a grand slam.“You’ll walk away with four big wins: The credibility of being on a respected list, immediate exposure to new customers, validation among your current customers, and rock-star bragging rights; making a top list proves you are top of your game in your industry.”