|The firm offers PR specifically for technology companies.
||Prices run about $8000 to 15.000 a month on retainer.
||Would not disclose clients.
|Beaupre & Co.
|The agency provides PR and investor-relations counsel for high-tech
firms, including both startups and established entities.
||Pricing starts at $20,000 a month.
||Clients include Oracle, Ingram, Micro, Lucent, Sun Microsystems
and Technology Solutions.
|Services include branding, reputation management, crisis communications,
investor relations, lobbying and research.
||Fees vary with the scope of the project.
|| Has about 1,000 clients, including Hewlett-Packard, Network Solutions,
and Nielsen NetRatings.
|Offers branding, product launches, investor relations, crisis control,
internal communications and media training.
||Annual rates start at $240,000, with a variety of fee structures
||Clients include Anderson Consulting, HotJobs.com and Sun.
Edelman Public Relations
|Edelman Public Relations
|It created a new-media division in 1995, Edelman Interactive Solutions.
EIS offers site-production, marketing and promotion.
||Edelman does not have a set price range. Cost varies by city, industry
and services provided.
||Clients include Allstate, Bacardi, Eddie Bauer, IBM, Kraft, Microsoft,
PeopleSoft, Pfizer and UPS.
|The agency offers corporate communications, investor relations,
crisis management and other services.
||Prices vary by client.
||Clients include BackWeb Technologies, GTE, Sapient and USinternetworking.
|Offers interactive marketing, corporate branding, public affairs
and investor relations, among other services.
||Fees are based on monthly retainers, beginning at $20,000 a month.
||Clients include Dell, Macromedia, Nortel, SBC Communications and
|Hill & Knowlton
|Offers corporate and marketing communications, financial communications,
public-affairs services and media services.
||The annual cost can range from $50,000 to over $1 million per project.
||Has about 600 clients.
|Lois Paul & Partners
|The firm provides strategic counsel and communication services for
high-tech companies worldwide.
||Prices begin at $15,000 a month.
||Has 30 clients, including Lotus, Nortel, Open Market, Sterling Software
and Tivoli Systems.
|Middleberg & Associates
|The firm has three main service areas: public relations, online
marketing and Internet communications consulting.
||The company charges $15,000 to 50,000 a month on retainer.
||Clients include Anderson Consulting, CMGI, Lucent, Sothebys, Sybase
|Offers public relations, corporate communications, investor and
analyst relations and crisis communications.
||Costs run from $20,000 a month to over $100,000 a month.
||Has 60 clients, including Compaq, Dunn & Bradstreet, Hewlett-Packard,
Kodak and Xerox.
|Niehaus Ryan Wong
South San Francisco, Calif.
|Develops a unique marketing strategy for its clients. Services include
spokesperson training, speechwriting and event planning.
||Costs run from $28,000 to $120,000 a month.
||Clients include Deloitte Touche, E-Loan, The Montley Fool, Organic,
PlanetRX, Vignette and Yahoo.
|The agency offers media relations and analyst relations, targeting
print, broadcast and online media.
||Fees range from $20,000 to $56,000 a month.
||The firm has nearly 100 customers, including GTE, Lycos, Red Hat,
WebMD and Wired Digital.
|The Weber Group
|Offers public relations, branding, media training, investor relations,
lobbying, research and marketing.
||Annual fees range from $180,000 to multimillion-dollar programs.
||Clients include 3Com, Citrix, Ernst & Young, Hitachi, Micron
and SRI International.
|The PR company consults for media organizations, including interactive,
marketing, publishing, radio and television companies.
||The firm charges $7,500 to $25,000 a month on a retainer basis.
||Has more than 50 customers, including About.com, AT&T, MSNBC
Lake Oswego, Ore.
|Wagg-Ed was one of the early pioneers of high-tech PR and was largely
responsible for shaping Microsoft's media image.
||Would not disclose pricing.
||Clients include Amazon.com, the Learning Company, Liquid Audio,
Microsoft and Victoria's Secret.