Post Your Press Release Online - For Free!!
Are you launching a new product or website? Announcing a new book, movie or seminar? Then you've probably created a press release - sharing the: who, what, when, where, how and why of your special newsworthy item.
However, there is a lot more to a press release than just creating one. Perhaps the most important aspect of a press release is the distribution. The purpose of a press release is to gather media attention. Online there are many places to post your press release. However, if you're on a low project budget, the cost can be prohibitive - ranging from the hundreds to even thousands of dollars.
Below, I've gathered several sites, forums and lists that will allow you to distribute your press release for free!
Places to Post Your Press Release For Free:
In addition, there is a great thing called "Web Rings" where like sites are grouped together in a directory like fashion, check it out by clicking the following link: http://dir.webring.com/rw
Also, don't forget the importance of discussion boards and online forums. Be sure to check out the different groups offered by both Yahoo! and MSN to see if they may be interested in getting the word out on your new product, service or site!!
There are many avenues out there for getting the word out without going broke! So, don't be intimidated, get started sharing the word. You may just be surprised by the results!!
Jennifer Gibbs is a successful freelance professional living in South Georgia with her husband and son. If your business is in need of an exciting press release (or an exciting SEO'd press release) please send the project details to firstname.lastname@example.org for a free bid and consultation (or visit her website at http://www.jennifergibbs.com)!
Advertising by textad.biz
Go Ahead, click an ad, you know you want to.
Ramp Up Your Newsletter to Build a Strong Business
To survive in business, you've got to focus your attention on the areas that will guarantee you success. Your clients are your greatest asset.
Press Kit Elements That Work
Considering how fundamental they are to the publicist's trade,it's always amazed me how lousy almost all press kits truly are.Your typical press kit is a bloated folder filled with puffery,hype, irrelevant information and worse.
VIP Database; Does Your Company Have One?
The VIP databases are fun to create and can be an excellent source for your small business. You say; VIP database, "what is that; who would I put in it?" It will contain things like mayor, city council persons, city managers, service club board members, campaign contributors in previous elections, human resource directors, P.
A Blueprint for Managing your PR
OK, as a manager, your goal is to show a profit for your business unit, or meet certain expectations of your association membership, or achieve your non-profit's operating objective. In each case, you'll need public relations activity that creates behavior change among your key outside audiences.
Oprah! How to Appear on The Oprah Winfrey Show
Do you dream of being on Oprah Winfrey's television show? Lots of people do. An appearance on Oprah is considered by many to be the pinnacle of success.
How To Get Radio-Active PR For Your Non-Profit Cause-Part One
"We are in the communications business, the business of conveying messages to the human brain," said the late David Sarnoff, founder and president of RCA. "No man is wise enough to know which avenue to the brain is best.
How To Write More Powerfully For PR, Offline And Online
Years ago when my Dad owned a group of local newspapers I spent my school and college vacations working in the editorial office. We used to amuse ourselves over our sandwiches at lunchtime looking through and trashing the endless press releases that would arrive in the mail each day, all beautifully produced with glossy photographs (this was in pre-internet days).
PR Buyers Beware!
It can bite you and waste your public relations budget when the program emphasizes communications tactics instead of how to make certain your key outside audiences understand who and what you are.Especially sad when tactics are placed in motion before you really know how your key target audience views your organization, and exactly at whom those tactics should be directed.
Press Releases for Every Occasion
To many marketers, the press release is something of a "one sizefits all" proposition. You want to get media coverage, you knockout a press release, send it to some journalists and sit back andwait.
Top 10 Tips for Successful TV Interviews
1. Appearing in other types of media is the best way to attract TV notice.
10 Secrets to Get Your Press Release Noticed
It's difficult enough running the day-to-day aspects of a business, let alone trying to drum up new business as you go. But according to Shannon Cherry, APR, even if you have additional staff helping to get the word out about your products and services, location and prices, delivery and sales support, news releases can make your company grow faster.
Photographs - Ten Tips For Getting Good Shots
Photographs are essential for getting good publicity in the print media, especially magazines, newspapers, internal newsletters and even websites. Taking effective photographs often requires patience and practice but is a valuable skill to acquire.
The Art Of Persuasive Pitching
Media placement is an art. Practicing it often requires as much attention to approach and style as it does to the focus of your story.
How to Get More Mileage Out of Your Media Coverage
Maybe it played for Kevin Costner in "Field of Dreams," but that paraphrased line - "Print it and they will come" - doesn't necessarily work in real life.There's a lot to be said for the value of editorial side coverage, but you can't count on people acting on what they read or even remembering it for long.
How to Take Advantage of Public Relations
Decide once and for all to do something about those outside audiences whose behaviors affect your organization the most.When members of those "publics" of yours perceive and understand who and what you are, and like what they see, the behaviors that flow from those perceptions will put a smile on your face.
Internet Etiquette for Business Success
You're trying to recruit a downline into your program, you've tried every trick in the book, and no one is signing up. Is there a sign on your back that says you've got the plague? Maybe you're lacking in internet etiquette.
The Working Case Study
Next to white papers, case studies are the most popular tool in the technical marketer's toolkitThe ubiquitous case study can range from a 3- paragraph online snippet to a full-blown magazine article. The most popular case study in the marketing/PR arsenal is the 500-700 word success story.
Why PR Packs a Punch
Done right, it delivers the key, target audience behaviors you know you must have to achieve your organizational objectives.I refer to perceptions of your organization, and resulting behaviors such as:customers making repeat purchases;prospects starting to do business with you;employees really valuing their jobs;suppliers doing all possible to expand your relationship;community leaders strengthening bonds with you;businesses seeking beneficial joint ventures;unions bargaining more frequently in good faith;and legislators and political leaders viewing you as an important member of the business community.
Gaining Free Publicity Through Press Releases
One of the greatest ways to promote your product or service is with publicity. Many people have little, if any, understanding of how to go about securing publicity, never mind free publicity.
Financial Planners, Make Sure Reporters Comprehend Your Topic
Don't assume that a reporter understands financial planning. If anything, assume the opposite until proven wrong.
|home | site map|