K Social Media Consulting LLC (KSM) is a social media, public relations, and issues advocacy company founded in New York, NY by James T. Kimer on Jan. 1, 2008, relocated to Washington DC in 2010. Services include media relations, social media campaigns, business and issues advocacy blog creation and maintenance, content development, and corporate communications initiatives. KSM is specialized in handling international political and business issues, with experience in Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
With several years experience running full-scale social media campaigns, KSM is one of a new breed of public relations agencies that look beyond traditional print and broadcast media to focus on establishing a strong presence in online communities. Our strategy is to achieve authenticity and credibility by contributing real value to the conversation; the goal is to avoid the tired and easily ignored vocabulary of marketing by bringing a transparent voice to connect you with the desired audience.
With a focus on high-quality, personal service and committed partnerships, KSM services a select group of clients, including world class law firms, entrepreneurs, and advocacy platforms. Our role is not just limited to online activities and coordination of press relations, but rather the contribution and innovation of ideas and strategies to help clients influence outcomes and achieve their goals.
James Kimer formerly worked as a Senior Account Executive at the award-winning New York public relations agency LVM Group (2005-2007), and got his start in the industry at the Madrid, Spain office of global firm Fleishman-Hillard (2000-2003). Past clients have included Rolls-Royce, Lockheed Martin, 3M, and a number of major law firms. He has built and maintained successful blogs and social media campaigns on behalf of various clients since 2006.
James holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Lewis & Clark College (Portland, OR) and a Joint Master of Arts in journalism and Latin American studies from New York University. A native of Minneapolis, MN, he is a published writer, active blogger, and fluent Spanish speaker.
The operations of K Social Media Consulting LLC are guided by the Code of Professional Standards for the practice of public relations as adopted by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).