aN INTERNATIONAL network of public relations & marketing communications professionals

RAS Associates is the co-founder of Unified Strategies Public Relations network, an international network of Public Relations and Marketing communications professionals.

USPR was born out of a strong desire to provide clients with cost-effective solutions for all their communications needs, and is dedicated to providing clients with the best possible Public Relations services in every major market throughout North America. 

USPR is grounded in integrity – the very cornerstone of our existence. With more than 50 years combined service in Public Relations, founders Susan Hamburg and Bob Schiers have a track record of award-winning excellence that is second to none.  Whether it’s counseling the CEO of a major corporation or working with frontline retail clerks, Bob and Susan take the same approach in providing honest, workable public relations solutions to organizations of every size. 

No long-term contracts. No vetting agencies in multiple markets. No multiple agency invoicing. No hassles; just great service and outstanding results.

Each member is an independent agency that works closely with fellow agencies to provide local expertise and nationwide coverage for all your public relations needs.

Member agencies of USPR, a women-owned business, represent some of the most talented, creative and progressive Public Relations firms worldwide. Whether you need support for a local initiative or a nationwide opportunity, USPR provides you with turnkey PR solutions for all your needs. Do you have a single store grand opening? We’ve got you covered. Rebranding an entire regional or national store chain? We’ve got you covered. Need help launching a new product or service in one market or throughout North America? We’ve got you covered. 

At less than half the cost of most national Public Relations firms, USPR provides your business with flexibility; local, regional, national and international expertise; and senior-level counsel for virtually all of our services.

Make the most of your communication dollars by connecting with USPR – the PR network built on integrity, trust and results.

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