Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 23, 2010
Toolshed Partners, Inc. announces three new service packages aimed at assisting public relations professionals evaluate clipping services, media databases, expert placement services, retroactive search tools, social media monitoring and press release distribution services.
Full Vendor Evaluation
A Full Vendor Evaluation is a valuable exercise for any PR team that is currently subscribing to PR products. This service includes analysis of the entire current product suite, including: annual cost, how the tools are being used and the systems' strengths and weaknesses.
An integral part of this package is the Requirements Gathering Session with the entire PR team. This is a live, interactive discussion where product functionality requirements are identified and prioritized. This level of team engagement gives everyone ownership of the final recommendations and eases any transition, should it be required.
Final Recommendations on the most efficient product blend are presented to the team and provided in a written report. Should the Final Recommendations be accepted, Toolshed Partners can also assist with contract negotiation, implementation and training if requested.
The Product Concierge program assists PR professionals who are buying a product for the first time. This process also includes a Requirements Gathering Session and Final Recommendations presentation. In this package, assistance with contract negotiation, implementation and training is included.
Product Profiles are an easy way to obtain research and a professional , objective opinion regarding an existing PR product. In an agency or corporate PR setting, a client or colleague may request a new product or vendor be researched and evaluated. Toolshed Partners is able to do the research and provide a one-page summary and evaluation of any PR product or service. Product Profiles are always delivered within two business days.
“Our clients love not having to sit through multiple product demos and deal with myriad salespeople,” says Tiffany Chepul, president of Toolshed Partners, Inc. “It’s very helpful to have a guide in navigating the ever-changing PR products landscape. To date, all of our clients who accepted our Final Recommendations have recouped our fees in time and cost savings!”
Toolshed Partners, Inc. is a consultancy that assists public relations agencies and corporate PR teams with vendor evaluation and product selection. Areas of practice include: press release distribution, clipping services, media databases, expert placement services, retroactive search tools and social media monitoring. With the perfect product blend in place, clients benefit from increased time efficiency and maximum cost savings. For more information, please visit http://www.toolshedpartners.com.