MOTION PR AWARDED WITH INTUIT’S “LOVE A LOCAL BUSINESS” GRANT

Chicago’s Favorite Boutique PR Agency Gains Momentum with Grant

Chicago, IL (April 4, 2010) — Motion PR (https://www.motionpr.net), one of Chicago’s fastest-growing boutique PR agencies, has been selected as the winner of Intuit’s “Love a Local Business” grant. The agency, which services clients like Cars.com and Red Bull North America, was part of a month-long competition that called for people to cast votes for their most beloved local businesses.

With over 5,000 small business contenders in the running, the “Love a Local Business” showdown encouraged customers, vendors, colleagues, clients, friends and family members to make their affection known for their favorite local businesses. By voting online, fans helped companies like Motion PR vie for a $5000 small business grant. Pulling in over 700 votes of public relations praise, Motion PR’s nominations amounted to more 200 more than any of its other competitors.

“We’re honored to receive this grant from Intuit which recognizes some of the favorite local businesses in the country,” said Kimberly Eberl, President of Motion PR. “We hope to continue to make a positive impact with the clients we serve with this grant.”

On the heels of their four-year anniversary, Motion PR will receive $4500 in cash and $500 in Intuit products and services, including one year of QuickBooks Online Basic and six months of Intuit Websites Platinum. Motion PR plans to use the grant money towards expanding their Lincoln Park office, which recently opened March 1, 2010. The firm is also in the midst of a website redesign, and plans to use the Intuit products to further improve the site.

Motion PR works with variety of national and local brands. Clients include the Women’s Health Foundation, Cars.com, Red Bull North America, 2008 Olympian Kristin Armstrong, KeyLime Cove and more. With over a decade of public relations experience under their belt, the Motion PR team is known for a relentless work ethic, consistent results and a large agency impact with a personal touch.

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