How to Format Stock Symbols in a Press Release

If your stock symbol and company name are not presented correctly within your press release, it may not be included in Google Finance or other financial news sites that include your stock symbol (NOTE: this article only pertains to news about publicly held companies). Read more...  

How to Write the Perfect Press Release in One Hour or Less

The purpose of this guide is to outline the steps for writing a press release. Writers that follow this simple formula will be able to write an effective press release in an hour or less. Read more...  

Media Alert Template

If the purpose of your announcement is to notify the media of an event, a "media alert" should be used and not a press release. Here is the standard format for a media alert: Read more...  

Most Common Press Release Mistakes in Order of Importance

Most Common Press Release Mistakes in Order of Importance Read more...  

Press Release Standard Template

There are hundreds of different templates that you can use to craft your press release. However, this is the most accepted format: Read more...  

Top Reasons for us Rejecting a Press Release

We accept about 95% of the press releases that come to us. However, there are some situations where we need customers to make a change before we distribute their press release. Read more...  

Urgent: ''With Press Releases, Timing is Everything, and the Time is NOW!''

I just wanted to send each of our customers a quick note to let them know that we have seen a drastic increase in demand for story ideas from the media. I am not sure of the reason, but media response to our releases has virtually tripled in the last three days! It may be because the heat wave has decreased the amount of news available or maybe there is less war news to report. Read more...  

Writing and Distribution Combo

It can be extremely challenging to get noticed when the media is bombarded by press releases. We have calculated that roughly 4,200 press releases are distributed around the world each day. Press releases are popular because the value of the publicity generated from a single press release can be worth millions of dollars and make the difference between a wildly successful business or a total failure.   We have mastered the skill of using subtle techniques that come from many years of media relations experience. We have seen thousands of releases over the years and know what techniques work. We have worked with practically every type of business or non-profit organization. We write effective press releases that grab the media's attention and compel them to write a story or conduct an interview. Read more...