Boutique PR Firms vs Global PR Firms – Which Agencies are Best

MACIAS PR might be a boutique PR firm in New York, but our reach and experience is vast. We’ve launched and led publicity, media and branding campaigns for healthcare organizations, digital health companies, tech startups and nonprofits.

Despite the diversity of those industries, MACIAS PR continually secures publicity for our clients with the most influential news publications. In fact, in this month alone, our team has secured prominent news stories for our clients in Teen Vogue, Digital Journal, WDIV Local 4, Model D and MobiHealthNews.

But we don’t just measure our success in the amount of stories we secure. We also have client case studies in several industries available upon request to prove it, too.

As a boutique PR firm, our communications process is streamlined, while our execution is hyper-focused. We will put our track record up against the biggest PR agencies any day of the week – and we have the awards to back us up. This is what makes us truly unlike any other PR firm in the industry. 

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How Much Does PR Cost? MACIAS PR Unveils Free Tool That Reveals Cost

NEW YORK, February 22, 2019 ( – It’s the question every business owner wants to know: How much does PR cost? The top tech and healthcare PR firm MACIAS PR has just unveiled a free tool to help all founders, marketers and business owners identify the cost for any public relations campaign – without even picking up the phone. is exactly what the name says – a free PR quote for any business or industry, regardless of size.

The founder and owner of MACIAS PR Mark Macias says he created the virtual tool as a way to help business owners who are asking him “How much does PR cost?”

“How much does the typical PR campaign cost is a relevant question in business,” said Macias. “The cost for PR is similar to other service sector industries, like accounting and law. The cost depends on how many hours are needed to execute the campaign; how complicated is the work; what specific needs do you have; how unique is your product. provides a free PR estimate based on how the business responds to these questions.”

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Why Boutique PR Firms Deliver Better Media Results

By Marta Majstorovic

Do you get better results results working with a large or boutique PR firm?

A larger PR firm will show up with a big team and visual PowerPoints, but don’t be misled by their side show. Large PR firms are notorious for over-promising and under-delivering once they win the account.

Larger PR firms will prioritize your business based on the size of your budget. Unfortunately, smaller tech startups or local businesses won’t get the dedicated resources or attention unless they are paying more. Equally important, your strategy at a large PR firm is more likely to come from an inexperienced publicist.

“During my time as an Executive Producer with NBC and Senior Producer with CBS, a junior account publicist would frequently pitch me story ideas that weren’t developed or lacked the news angle. And these were publicists representing big brands,” said Mark Macias – the founder of MACIAS PR. “Their strategy was always off. Those publicists had weak and lazy pitches.”

At MACIAS PR, the strategy always comes from the founder of the firm. It’s like having an Executive Producer on your team. Clients deal directly with an experienced media strategist while the rest of the team assists with execution. It’s one of the reasons why MACIAS PR consistently delivers media placements for its clients.

(Here’s a look at what MACIAS PR delivered in the 4th quarter of 2017).

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