Then I got my Google alerts, and immediately realized that mainstream media services were picking up the PRWeb release
Lanham, MD (PRWEB) October 22, 2010
PRWeb, the online news distribution service of Vocus (NASDAQ: VOCS), announced today the publication of a new case study on MusikPitch, a songwriting business with a twist. Rather than employ songwriters, MusikPitch provides an online contest platform where song writers and musicians can compete to win prizes – and the prize giver gets to use the music, while the artists gets the prize.
MusikPitch has tapped PRWeb to help add a little buzz to its jingle. The case study details how MusikPitch founder, Scott McIntosh (Twitter: @MusikPitch) wrote a case study, published it to PRWeb and then got an excitable call from his Web developer.
“He usually emails me rather than calling,” says McIntosh in the case study. “I thought something was wrong. He told me that he didn’t know what was going on but our Web traffic was spiking. Then I got my Google alerts, and immediately realized that mainstream media services were picking up the PRWeb release.”}
“MusikPitch is a great example of how PRWeb can help entrepreneurs like Scott, tell their story,” said Jiyan Wei, director of product management. “More importantly, this case study demonstrates how Scott’s been able to do-it-himself, connect with an audience interested in his news, and drive measurable results.”
The complete MusikPitch case study can be read online at:
PRWeb is recognized as a leading online news and press 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 platform for search engine optimized press release distribution. PRWeb is an online news distribution service of Vocus, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand public relations management software. For more information, go to http://www.prweb.com.
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 more than 7,100 organizations worldwide and is available in seven 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.
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