Press Release Writing

Learn all about press release writing, from crafting news angles and headlines to handling your own press release distribution.

The Evolution of SEO Press Releases

We previously looked at the purpose of press releases, and how they’ve gone from strictly serving as media relations tools to taking on search engine optimization (SEO) goals too. Some companies use news releases only for SEO. But many that try go...

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What is the Purpose of a Press Release?

We’ve already looked at what press releases are (and aren’t). So let’s take the basics to the next level — what is the purpose of a press release? A decade or two ago, the answer to this question was easy. The purpose of a...

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Why Serious Press Release Writers Don’t Stress About SEO

You might have heard about “SEO press releases” and that issuing releases is an easy way to improve your search engine rankings. There’s some truth to that. But chances are good any SEO advice you’ve read about press release writing or...

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What is a Press Release?

You want to issue press releases for your business. You know they can lead to media exposure and even high quality backlinks from authority websites. But what is a press release exactly (and what are they designed to do)? By understanding what press releases...

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Balancing PR and SEO in Online Press Release Distribution

Press releases have been around for over 100 years. While we might distribute them a little differently now given the advent of online press release distribution, the goal is still the same — get your news in the hands...

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Press Releases, News Releases, Media Releases, Web Releases – Huh?

As a small business owner interested in press release writing and distribution, it’s quite possible that you’re going to come across a few different terms for the same thing: press releases news releases media releases Web releases Why do we...

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