About BLS Public Relations
BLS Public Relations (BLSPR) is a strategic public relations and marketing communications consultancy with 20+ years of experience in the journalism, public relations, media relations and marketing fields. With experience in television, radio, newspapers, online and social media, public relations, promotions, branding and marketing, BLSPR has the knowledge and contacts to maximize client exposure through creative and strategic communications, promotions and marketing campaigns.
Founded in 1997 by Barry L. Smith, BLSPR has a broad range of client history and its wide network of electronic, print and online media contacts regionally, nationally and internationally helps to facilitate media placements.
BLSPR’s service-oriented philosophy includes strategic plan development, constant interaction with client contacts, cultivation of media promotions to enhance advertising dollars, adherence to timetables, timely progress reports, on-site execution and event results and evaluation.
BLSPR understands that a client’s total marketing strategy is most important and the consultancy’s involvement is structured toward achieving your goals. BLSPR uses a number of approaches to gain exposure for its clients including:
Strategic Publicity Planning
News/Issues Management & Strategic Publicity Placement
Satellite Media Tours
News and Video Releases
Social Media Marketing
Website Development & Management
Technical & Trade Publicity
Podcasts / Webinars / Online Streaming
Strategic Email Marketing
Crisis Communications Management
Multiple-City Media Tours & Telephone Conference Calls
Special Event Publicity & Creation
Award Shows & Campaigns
Media Kit Development & Distribution
On-Site Media Operations
Celebrity & Spokesperson Recruitment
Targeted Local & National Promotions
Online News Conferences/Interviews
Where can you find us?
BLS Public Relations is based in Greater Los Angeles, in the Orange County community of Garden Grove, California.
Founded in 1997
Barry L. Smith, Founder
Publicists of the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG Local 600)
Public Relations Society of
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)
Entertainment Publicists Professional Society (EPPS)
College Sports Information Directors of America (COSIDA)
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, Marketing and Communications Committee