How Do I Submit A Press Release?

When should a press release be used?

The purpose of a press release is to get attention, make news, and generate publicity.

It’s cost effective marketing (free) and they can be used to create brand awareness.

(Learn more in our blog about Branding)..

How do I submit a press release for free?

The following are the top 10 free press release distribution websites out there.Issuewire. … OpenPR. … 1888pressrelease. … PRLOG. … Newswiretoday. … ClickPress.com. … PR Fire. … PR ZOOM.More items…

How far in advance do you send a press release?

3-5 daysIssue a press release 3-5 days before you’d like the coverage to appear. A deadline or the event date itself are timely, and therefore newsworthy. You can’t just announce your event and expect to get coverage, however (unless you live in a really small media market and you don’t have lots of local competition).

How much does it cost to put out a press release?

A range of $500-2500 is standard to retain an experienced, skilled press release writer.

Are press releases worth it?

Is it worth spending your time dealing with a press release? The short answer is yes. Press Releases are still relevant and probably will be for a long time to come, not only for search engine optimization, but for marketing, in general.

What is the best day to issue a press release?

ThursdayAccording to our data: The best day to send a press release is on Thursday. The best time to send a press release is between 10 am and 2 pm.

How often should you send press releases?

Frequently sharing your news is a great way to get a journalist’s attention and your brand name recognised. Sending a release every other week or once a month will help you become familiar in a journalist’s inbox. However, small businesses rarely have this amount of news.

How do I submit a press release to the Associated Press?

Press releases should be emailed to info@ap.org.

Where can I publish a press release?

Our list of paid press release submission websites 2020 (which we think are the best)NamePrices fromNewswire$149 per domestic press release and $1,649 for per global press releasePR NewswireAround $1,000 per press releaseBusiness WireAround $800 per release, upwards24-7 Press Release$19 to $389 per release5 more rows•Feb 24, 2020

Is the press release dead?

While the press release as we’ve known – and used – it for decades is in fact dead, it also continues to live on in other forms. But just like any other tactic, it should only be used if you’re confident it supports your strategy and contributes toward your end goals.

How do you end a press release?

How to end the press release. Signal the end of the press release with the word “Ends” in bold. After “Ends”, write “For further information, please contact” and list your details or those of an appointed person. Do give a mobile number if you can, so that journalists can contact you easily.