BlogThis: PRWeb Offers New Social Media Tool for Press Releases

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PRWeb, a leading online press release distribution newswire, has introduced a tool for bloggers to easily create posts regarding PRWeb press releases. "BlogThis" is part of PRWeb's stable of social media tools such as social bookmarking links, tagging, trackbacks and podcasting to enhance the online visibility of press releases.

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BlogThis increases the interaction between social media and our customers, facilitating the process for bloggers and increasing the potential coverage for our customers' press releases within the social media world.

PRWeb, a leading online press release distribution newswire and a Vocus (NASDAQ: VOCS) company, today announced the launch of "BlogThis," a new social media tool enabling bloggers to easily post and comment on PRWeb press releases in their blogs.

Part of PRWeb's growing social media toolset, "BlogThis" leverages the growing influence of Web 2.0 technologies to provide additional online visibility for PRWeb press releases. Bloggers can link their PRWeb account to their personal blog, providing a shortcut to post commentary on PRWeb news releases to their blog.

"As blogs and other social media grow in importance to public relations professionals and marketers, PRWeb continues to pioneer new methods to enhance the online visibility of our customers' press releases," said Joel Baker, PRWeb's President and COO. "BlogThis increases the interaction between social media and our customers, facilitating the process for bloggers and increasing the potential coverage for our customers' press releases within the social media world."

PRWeb's BlogThis feature is available for press releases distributed at the Social Media, SEO and Media Visibility levels.

About PRWeb
PRWeb is recognized as a leading online news and news release distribution service worldwide. Since 1997, PRWeb has been changing the way businesses, marketing departments and public relations firms think about press releases. PRWeb was the first company to develop a distribution strategy around direct-to-consumer communication and to build and offer a search engine optimized platform for press release distribution. PRWeb, located in Ferndale, WA, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand public relations management software. For more information, go to http://www.prweb-inc.com.

About Vocus, Inc.
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes to fundamentally change the way they communicate with both the media and the public, optimizing their public relations and increasing their ability to measure its impact. Our on-demand software addresses the critical functions of public relations including media relations, news distribution and news monitoring. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a secure, scalable application and system architecture, which allows our customers to eliminate expensive up-front hardware and software costs and to quickly deploy and adopt our on-demand software. Vocus is used by over 1,700 organizations worldwide and is available in five languages. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD, with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information please visit http://www.vocus.com or call 800-345-5572.

This release contains "forward-looking" statements that are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements may be predictive in nature, depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, or include words such as "may," "will," "expects," "projects," "anticipates," "estimates," "believes," "intends," "plans," "should," "seeks," and similar expressions. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual future results to differ materially from those projected or contemplated in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties described in Vocus' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Press Contacts:
Kathy Sheehan
PRWeb
360-312-0892

Robin Lane
Vocus, Inc.
301-683-6022

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