A Grade Above Traditional PR Agencies

Strategy, planning and execution that goes beyond traditional public relations agencies.

What We Do

Solutions to elevate your brand, raise visibility, and increase your exposure.

a+ strategies, Inc., formerly known as Upmarket Media Group, gains exposure for our clients who are emerging — or re-emerging — in their respective markets. We handle musicians, chefs, restaurants, products, small businesses and personal brands. We are a full-service public relations agency with a boutique touch, so no one gets lost in the shuffle. Our boutique firm is based on one-on-one account maintenance but has the reach of a larger agency through years of personally cultivating contacts. If you are looking for exposure and/or market positioning, consider a+.

Strategy & Planning

Turn your vision into strategy. Results-oriented, data-driven, cohesive and comprehensive roadmap designed to lead your organization with better decision-making about your organization’s future.

Social Media

Influence, connect and stay engaged with your customers, attract more attention and stay social. Content development, outreach and engagement that puts you in the center of the conversations that matter.

Public Relations

Build your brand and reputation by through powerful, proactive and passionate media relations efforts. Increasing visibility, trust and loyalty among target industry contacts and consumers.


Content Creation

Great content motivates action. No matter the content medium; from journalistic and creative writing to food, environmental and portrait photography, a+ has creative content solutions.

Graphic & Web Design

Whether it’s creating a high-impact design to communicate our client’s message or building a digital product from the ground up a+ is truly a full service firm.

Reputation Management

Reaching and attracting new customers has been transformed by today’s review-conscious consumer. For many successful businesses reputation is the foundation for local marketing.

Why we are here

“Our love and passion to create, inspire and achieve go beyond the traditional roles of a PR agency.  We are determined to deliver, execute with passion and bring value to our clients every day.” – Founder & CEO – Ailene Torres