Long Island Public Relations Firm Epoch 5 Expands Social Media and Internet Marketing Services

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Named Best PR Firm on Long Island, LI PR Firm Epoch 5 greets spring with expanded social media and online strategies


Epoch 5 Public Relations is an award-winning Public Relations and Marketing firm located in Huntington on Long Island, New York.

“How we reach and communicate with audiences has changed,” said Epoch 5 President Katherine Heaviside. "From social media to e-marketing to traditional media placements, Epoch 5 has the contacts and experience to make it happen."

Named Best Public Relations Firm by the Long Island Press in January, 2010, Epoch 5 PR- an award-winning, full service public relations and marketing firm based on Long Island, NY – has developed and integrated highly effective and proven social media strategies for a variety of clients including those in the banking, corporate, education and healthcare industries. The team at Epoch 5 Public Relations is expanding on these strategies this spring – incorporating new-media such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn into more public relations and marketing efforts than ever before.

Bethpage Federal Credit Union, an Epoch 5 client for more than eight years, has seen positive results with the recent launch of several Facebook Fan Pages. The team at Epoch 5 created and applied carefully developed strategies to improve customer communications, promote brand awareness, and build relationships with key audiences. Since the launch of the organization’s main page, available at facebook.com/lovebethpage, Epoch 5 has facilitated the launch of several buzz-generating promotions, supported audience interaction, and provided for a steady and consistent social-media following.

“How we reach and communicate with audiences has changed,” said Epoch 5 President Katherine Heaviside, who founded the firm 30 years ago. “From social media to e-marketing to traditional media placements, Epoch 5 has the contacts and experience to make it happen. Our public relations programs and new media strategies generate buzz and provide clients with important exposure for their products and services.”

In addition, Epoch 5 frequently taps into the power of social media advertising. For one client, the account team developed a strategic campaign to maximize results – with a short time frame and modest budget – and secured over one-million social impressions and provided nearly 500 website visits from a highly targeted and localized audience.

The team at Epoch 5 PR also maintains a Facebook Page, LinkedIn Profile, and Twitter Account on behalf of the Public Relations Firm itself. The team frequently engages its social media following on these platforms – posting a variety of content including client and agency updates, interactive videos and photos, and industry-related news and discussions.

In addition to its new-media strategies, Epoch 5 offers a powerful combination of strategic counsel and senior expertise backed by a diverse staff. Located in Huntington, Long Island, Epoch 5’s mission is to develop and implement breakthrough marketing communications strategies, increase client market share, build support for growth strategies, enhance reputations, and help companies and organizations overcome crises.

The public relations agency’s client roster includes top corporate players, including Cablevision, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, King Kullen, Rechler Equity Partners, Adelphi University and Briarcliffe College. Other organizations represented include trade associations, healthcare organizations, and professional service firms and consultants. Voted Best Public Relations Firm (2007, 2008, 2009) by Long Island Business News, Epoch 5 offers complete media relations expertise, including new media and social media networking, issues management, community relations, advertising, image development, event planning, and graphic services.

Epoch 5 is Long Island’s premier Public Relations firm, dedicated to increasing the visibility and enhancing the reputations of its clients both on Long Island and throughout the Northeast – including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Headquartered on Long Island in Huntington, NY, Epoch 5 offers responsive, conscientious service, expert counsel and creative work. For over 30 years Epoch 5 has provided a broad array of strategic communications services to businesses, trade associations and not-for-profit organizations.

For more information, visit http://www.epoch5.com or facebook.com/epoch5. Or call our main office (755 New York Avenue, Suite 400, in Huntington, NY 11743) at (631) 427-1713.

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Megan Ferrries
Epoch 5 Public Relations
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