Anyone experienced at using press releases?

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I've read that press releases can do many positive things regarding ranking, backlinks, traffic, and Google ranking.
Anyone with any experience with using press releases and if so, could you share some information so I could get started successfully.
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  • Profile picture of the author sdentrepreneur
    I have been doing Press Release Marketing for myself and clients for many years now. Great for traffic and quality links. Depending on what your press release is about, will determine how many views you get. I also suggest spending the extra money for PR Web, especially if your news in National or Global. Good luck !!!
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  • Profile picture of the author dvduval
    I have a couple of clients that I feel have done better by pursuing people in the press like newspaper writers directly. You'll find often there are people in the press that have an email where you are invited to share if you have an interesting story. This can work really well wants you get good at finding people.
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  • Profile picture of the author submitbuzz
    I have been doing Press Release Marketing over a decade. Press Release Distribution is not an exclusive SEO service but it brings in enormous value to SEO and the most wanted service in SEO. Press release distribution helps not only to gain back links but also bring enormous benefits such as

    Brand Awareness
    Credibility
    Targeted Visitors
    Free Publicity
    Authority in Search Engine Rankings
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    • Profile picture of the author marciayudkin
      Years ago, sending a press release that I wrote got my company onto page one of the Wall Street Journal.

      You can read the story of how this happened in my book 6 Steps to Free Publicity, which is in many public libraries in the U.S.

      Press releases I have written for clients have gotten them onto CNN, CNBC, the New York Times and many other A-list media outlets.

      So yes, I would say this can produce results.

      Marcia Yudkin
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  • Profile picture of the author John Romaine
    Originally Posted by frankw57 View Post

    I've read that press releases can do many positive things regarding ranking, backlinks, traffic, and Google ranking.
    This is the very reason why press releases are going to get the smack down soon.

    Anyone that's been involved in SEO long enough knows that they're used more-so now for rankings rather than "news".
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    • Anyone that's been involved in SEO long enough knows that they're used more-so now for rankings rather than "news".
      John I'd have to qualify your comment by saying
      that small, medium and large companies use press releases
      for news, while an increasing number of individuals and
      small businesses have "given up" on using releases for news.
      (and now many tend to use press releases for seo purposes)

      One reason for this is because most people don't know
      how to properly leverage a press release.
      A huge number of releases on PRWeb are not newsworthy
      so they'd never ever get "pickups" by the media;
      and a huge number are incorrectly written in "first person"
      style--which automatically excludes them from getting
      media pickups. And a whole bunch sound like a pathetic
      sales pitch. (again, excluding them from getting pickups)

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  • Profile picture of the author GFI
    Well, Press release submission helps to get the quality links and the visitors to the website. It gives immediate visibility. I did it numbers of time and got good results from this technique.
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  • Profile picture of the author J. Barry Mandel
    Hi Frank,

    There's a few ways to go about doing this:

    1) DIY - using a template and then submitting your press release off to press release submissions sites, yes it IS possible to use dedicated software to do so like mine (check my sig)
    2) Hire Someone - when you hire a writer they will write your release, edit it, and then submit it on your behalf.

    Obviously the DIY is the least expensive option, but it has the greatest learning curve (yes my software dramatically shortens the learning curve )

    When you hire someone it costs more, but you don't learn the process yourself so if you ever want to submit another release in the future it's going to significantly cost you...again.

    Best of Luck,

    Justin


    Originally Posted by frankw57 View Post

    I've read that press releases can do many positive things regarding ranking, backlinks, traffic, and Google ranking.
    Anyone with any experience with using press releases and if so, could you share some information so I could get started successfully.
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  • Profile picture of the author mmfromh
    I always encourage people to use press releases if they haven't used them before. They are important to include in your Internet marketing campaign.Just make sure you have a quality press release written.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dazen
    Press release really do the high quality in content or traffic. People with specify interest will search to you, and you can make some sales from them.
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  • Profile picture of the author service provider
    Ohhh come on press releases are very good compared to other services they will go viral if you have some what good with u and also we can get great traffic + backlinks + authority to our sites in this way.so getting a correct pr sites will be good as my friend suggested me to go for Press Release Distribution Newswire – Submit News Online – MarketersMedia
    so best of luck
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