The Purpose of a Press Release and How to Write One

If you’re thinking about public relations[1] strategy for your business, you’ll certainly be considering press releases. But, although many know what they are, few know how and when to use them. A press release is a written communication that reports specific but brief information about an event, circumstance, product launch, or other happening. It’s typically tied to a business or...

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When Press Releases Do (and Don’t) Help Your Marketing

Are Press Releases Effective? Press releases have become less meaningful to reporters that read them, as more low quality submissions have flooded the market. While still a viable marketing channel, over time press releases have become less favored to other digital tactics that are measurable, scalable, and cheaper. When a marketer sets out to create a public relations strategy, the...

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Why You Should Include a Press Release in Your Marketing Strategy

When you hear the phrase press release, what do you think of? Maybe a stuffy, stodgy memorandum that details a few technical points about an announcement. It probably doesn’t have flair, though, whatever you think of. Which is what we want to talk about today. If you include a press release in your marketing strategy, you can get cheap and widespread...

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