The Best Public Relations Agencies in Beantown

Looking for a top public relations firms in Boston?

A strong PR firm will help you build relationships with the public that advance and promote your company. If you’re looking to improve the overall image of your business and cultivate a professional and beneficial relationship with the media, hiring a PR firm is essential.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top PR agencies in Boston. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Boston Public Relations Agencies

  • 1

    BIGfish Communications

    BIGfish Communications is a PR and digital media firm that seeks to integrate traditional PR with innovative social media and marketing support. Based in Brookline, MA and with a team of more than 20 employees, BIGfish Communications mainly specializes in the technology, energy, and travel industries. Besides PR and social media marketing, BIGfish Communications' other services include media planning and buying and branding.

    Notable Project

    BIGfish Communications worked to increase online exposure for a natural resources firm. The partnership included multiple projects – creating a website and logo, ensuring a smooth transition from traditional to digital marketing, gaining access to a few key mainstream media outlets.

    "BIGfish Communications is creative and very intelligent. They're connected, and they're responsive." – CTO, Natural Resources Company

    Former clients
    Consulate General of Iceland
    Trustify
    MIT Technology Review
    Cambridge Sound Management
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.8
    4.8
    15 Clutch reviews
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    Matter Communications

    Matter Communications was founded in Newburyport, Mass., in 2003 and now has more than 150 employees in offices across the U.S. in Boston, Boulder, Colo., Portland, Ore., and Providence, R.I. The agency's main focus is on public relations but also works on social media marketing, video production, SEO, PPC, digital strategy, logo, and graphic design.

    Notable Project

    A medical company wanted to increase its credibility and awareness and used Matter Communications for a PR and social media plan. Matter Communications also write articles for the company, which have resulted in 41 million impressions and 50 to 80 sales inquiries.

    "We're a small company, but I never feel like a minor client of theirs. I always feel confident they're working on my behalf. When I'm in the building, they welcome me with open arms. Everybody participates and looks forward to coming up with the next idea." - Senior Vice President of Marketing, Medical Company

    Former clients
    CVS
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Pinterest
    Ray-Ban
    Verizon
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.8
    4.8
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Best in Biz Awards: 2017 PR Agency of the Year , 2016 American Business Awards: Stevie Award Winner

  • 3

    Racepoint Global

    Racepoint Global is a digital marketing and PR agency headquartered in Boston, MA with 9 offices scattered throughout the United States, China, and the United Kingdom. Founded in 2003, Racepoint Global is a large firm with around 420 employees and often works with international corporations. Most of their services are centered around traditional and online PR placement, but Racepoint also offers content marketing, social media marketing, and more. 

    Notable Project

    An automotive consumer electronics company hired Racepoint for a PR campaign and strategic consulting services.  They created a campaign that targeted automotive OEMs as potential customers. Through press releases, social media, and ad placement, they created a customer base for the client.

    "They work with us as a partner and not just as an agency. We assign tough deadlines for projects and they have always delivered in a two-hour timeframe." – PR Director, Automotive Electronics Company

    Former clients
    New Balance
    Samsung
    Huawei
    ARM
    eClinicalWorks
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    2x Gold Bell Ringer Award (2017)

  • 4

    V2 Communications

    Version 2.0 Communications is a PR and digital communications firm based in Boston with offices in New York and San Francisco. The firm, founded in 2006, has more than 40 employees and provides PR, social media marketing, content marketing, graphic design, and video production services to companies, organizations, and institutions in the IT, manufacturing, education, nonprofit, real estate, and other industries.

    Notable Project

    An IoT networking company hired Version 2.0 Communications to help with PR and communications by creating byline articles and press releases, and finding publicity opportunities through industry analysts and journalists. The engagement has enabled the company to widen its US presence and establish themselves as a thought leader and game-changer in the industry.

    "Their reports really impressed our team and motivated our employees to dig deeper to remain competitive in our industry. " - Head of US Marketing, IoT Networking Company

    Former clients
    UiPath
    Betterment for Business
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Bulldog PR Awards: Silver Award, Best Brand Launch (2020) , Bulldog Stars of PR Awards: Bronze Award, Best Boutique Agency (2020 , PR Club Bell Ringer Awards: Bronze Award, High-Tech Product/Service Publicity Campaigns for UiPath (2019) , PR Club Bell Ringer Awards: John J. Molloy Crystal Bell lifetime achievement award to V2 co-founder Maura FitzGerald (2019)

  • 5

    Tribe Builder Media

    Tribe Builder Media is a media relations company headquartered in New York City with additional offices in Pacific Palisades, Calif., and Manchester, N.H. The company was founded in 2008, and has a team of 3 people who specialize in public relations, but also provide content marketing, marketing strategy, and social media marketing services.
     

    Notable Project

    Tribe Builder Media developed a PR, marketing, and launch strategy for a salon. The client had no experience in marketing, and needed Tribe Builder Media’s support. The company created the marketing plan for the client, reached out to the press, and met with the client’s staff to help them better understand branding. The client has seen an increase in sales and has received positive feedback about their social media.


    “The first 90 days I was open, I ended up doing over $100,000 in sales. I couldn't have done the same numbers on my own without their strategy. We've now been open for over two years, and other salons talk about how good our social is.” — Owner, Salon
     

    Former clients
    PatientPop
    Redbull
    CrossFit
    FinTech
    Studio On Elm
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Manchester, NH
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Elevate Communications

    Elevate Communications is a public relations agency based in Boston. Founded in 2003, the majority of their services focus on branding and social media marketing. Their team of around 35 employees caters to clients in the arts, music, and entertainment, financial services, and media industries. 

    Notable Project

    Elevate Communications provided PR support to increase visibility for a supplement company. They created a comprehensive plan, implemented targeted tactics, and reviewed strategies. The PR efforts have resulted in increased website traffic and sales. 

    "They understand our message and have been very successful in getting our message out to the broader community." – Business Manager, Supplement Company 

    Former clients
    ALS Therapy Development Institution
    Barometric
    BioSymetrics
    Boston Scores
    The Boston Globe
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    East Coast Catalyst

    East Coast Catalyst is a Boston-based digital marketing agency that was founded in 2010. East Coast Catalyst's team of 7 offers SEO, UX/UI design, branding, PPC, digital strategy, and public relations services.

    Notable Project

    East Coast Catalyst redesigned a software company's digital branding assets, including its website and logo. The company's revenue, traffic, and coverage improved with East Coast Catalyst's help.

    "I continue to get comments about how the brand elements are tied really tightly to our core messaging and the values we project as a company. We constantly get comments about how cool the logo is and the color palette and how well the design reflects our story and value." - Chief Marketing Officer, Software Company

    Former clients
    Microsoft
    Comcast
    Harvard University
    General Electric
    Liberty Mutual Insurance
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.6
    4.6
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    PreApps

    PreApps is the premier App Marketing Agency based in Boston, MA. Over the past 8 years, PreApps has helped 3,250 app creators launch and market their app to achieve Millions of downloads and Sales.  

    Notable Project

    PreApps worked on mobile app marketing for a gaming studio. They created and a multipronged marketing strategy to highlight a gaming app for iOS, conducted keyword research, and prepared gameplay graphics. The client was impressed with the results of the project. 

    “We launched our first game before Christmas and received over 100 mentions. This helped us reach more than 5,000 installations, which made us happy.” – CEO, Gaming Studio

    Former clients
    Mr. Jump
    Chuck the Muck
    Neeko
    Complete
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.7
    4.7
    16 Clutch reviews
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