What we do
Laura Duran & Associates LLC is a Main Line Philadelphia-area public relations and social media marketing firm providing communications leadership in support of two of the most valuable assets an organization can build — strong business relationships and exceptional brand presence. The company was founded by Laura Duran Guiles in 2003.
Based in Wayne, Pa., with strategic partnerships throughout Greater Philadelphia and Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, we serve a select few carefully chosen organizations regionally and nationally. Our lean business model equates to highly focused expertise and attention, allowing clients to plan and achieve their content marketing, traditional PR, and social media goals at a reasonable cost.
We excel at helping businesses engage their internal and external communities, convey their unique strengths and narratives, and manage key issues through meaningful, valuable communication.
Kind words from our clients and partners
“On behalf of the team here at the Lancaster County Convention Center & Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, I wanted to extend my appreciation for your tremendous leadership and support.”
Joshua Nowak, Director of Sales & Marketing – Lancaster County Convention Center & Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, Lancaster, Pa.
“The news release looks great, and the Google Alerts are starting to pour in! Thank you!”
Laurie McKay, Marketing Coordinator – Taylor-Wharton, Theodore, Ala.
“Laura Duran has been our instructor/facilitator for multiple sessions of what we call Social Media/Networking 101. She is our go-to person in helping our organization take best advantage of this new and evolving platform for marketing and communications.”
David Nice, Corporate Manager of Organizational Development and Training – The High Companies, Lancaster, Pa.
“Nice work developing the article [about the use of solar thermal technology]; your talent is a gift.”
Dean Newcomb, Facility Manager – IslandWood School, Bainbridge Island, Wa.
“I really am delighted with your effort.”
Don Umberger, Board of Supervisors – South Annville Township, Lebanon County, Pa.
“The value created by Laura’s involvement as part of our integrated marketing approach has been significant.”
John Sandy, Director of Corporate Marketing – The High Companies, Lancaster, Pa.
“Laura Duran has helped me to fulfill Area Development magazine’s mission of providing its corporate readers with insightful and valuable articles about real estate and construction issues. She is easy to work with, quick to adapt a piece to meet our needs, and always meets deadlines.”
Geraldine Gambale, Editor – Area Development Magazine, Westbury, N.Y.
“I’m not only exceedingly impressed with Laura’s relationship-building ability with media sources, but also with her ability to convey a detailed message in a concise way. She is a friendly, creative, and fun person to work with. I couldn’t be happier with her services.”
Ben Witter, PGA Professional and Founder – Ben’s Power Golf, Lebanon, Pa.