Top press release distribution services for startups


Realwire[4] provides a distribution service that delivers press releases to up to 4,500 editorial and blogger contacts across a wide selection of sectors.

It also includes scheduled distribution so users can schedule a specific date and time to send out releases, particularly effective for embargoed news stories.

Realwire allows up to three images to be included with all press releases. The features also include language translation so press releases can be sent to international customers and partners.

Pricing starts at £149 for traditional press release distribution and £229 for added social media distribution.


BusinessWire[5] is a patented NX network that reaches over 89,000 media outlets in 162 countries.

It provides both an online and print distribution services, which enables users to target digital and print newsrooms.

The service targets over 200 market industries, providing the ability to select specific web formatting that matches sites such as Google News, Yahoo! and more.

BusinessWire also provides free social media sharing links and company logo display. Pricing for general services is available on request.


eReleases[6] provides press release writing and distribution services. Although mainly targeted at US media, it is great for companies that have international clients.

It provides press release distribution to over 100,000 journalists and allows users to reach industry-specific publications and magazines.

The service also provides free PR guides with added tips on how to write a press release, SEO search terms and more.

Pricing starts from $299 (£235) for the buzz builder service, with guaranteed distribution on over 60 media sites.


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