Submit Press Release 123 – Sample Press Release
A press release has ten main components:
- Headline – An 80 character or less statement which should include the company name, keywords, and announcement detail.
- Summary – One to two sentences recapping the press release.
- City, State line – Start your press release by stating the geographical location the news is coming from.
- Distribution source – After the City, State line the name of the newswire used should be in parenthesis.
- Press release body – A minimum of three paragraphs and approximately 300 plus words covering the news being announced.
- Anchor text – Key words in the press release should be hyperlinked to direct traffic back to the companies corresponding webpages.
- Company biography – Finish the press release with a business summary of the company releasing the news.
- Contact information – Be sure to provide a phone number, email address, and/or website where interested parties can contact the company.
- Key word tags – Words that best describe your press release and terms that people may search for to find your news.
- Multimedia – Add photos and videos to a press release to catch the eye of the reader.
Sample Press Release
Press Release Distribution Site Wired PR News Gives Back To Hardest Working American
Online press release distribution site, WiredPRNews.com, is rewarding one hard working American with $1000 cash.
Dallas, TX – (WiredPRNews.com) Today, online press release distribution site WiredPRNews.com announced their search to find the ‘Hardest Working American’ and reward them with one thousand dollars in cash and other perks. Wired PR News knows that in today’s economy business owners and their dedicated employees are working harder than ever. Companies have more to do with less staff and often times less pay. That is why online press release distribution site WiredPRNews.com has set out to reward one hard worker with enough cash to pay off a bill, take a vacation, or simply go on a shopping spree!
Beginning immediately, individuals who become a fan of WiredPRNews.com by liking their company page on Facebook can nominate a hard working American to win the $1000 cash prize. Simply visit www.Facebook.com/WiredPRNews and fill out the contest form. Entries will need to write a briefsummary of why they or an individual they have nominated deserve to be called ‘The Hardest Working American’. On April 1st online press release distribution site Wired PR News will select one lucky winner from the entries.
The winner of ‘The Hardest Working American’ contest will receive one thousand dollars to reward their diligent work habits and a featured press release on WiredPRNews.com promoting their business or cause. In addition, Wired PR News will select two runners up who have also displayed exemplary work habits to receive a complimentary press release distribution through WiredPRNews.com and its partner sites.
American has many hard working business owners and managers who go unrecognized each day. Do something good for the hard workers in your life and nominate them to win WiredPRNews.com’s ‘The Hardest Working American’ contest.
Wired PR News is an online business press release distribution service that helps create visibility for companies through affordable widespread media coverage. Their unique service combines search engine optimization with high quality news distribution, making releases more visible to top rate search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN, and other popular Internet based outlets. WiredPRNews.com news & business releases catch the attention of bloggers, journalists, and consumers alike. Partner networks of online press release distribution site, WiredPRNews.com, include the Denver Post, San Francisco Gate, Boston.com, EIN, The Salt Lake Tribune, CBS Money Watch, and over 200 others.
For more information on Wired PR News or the Hardest Working American Facebook contest contact the editorial staff at [email protected].
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