As a small business owner, PRWeb's newly designed website makes it easy for me to start building an online presence
Lanham, MD (PRWEB) June 10, 2009
PRWeb, the leading online news distribution service, today announced that it has launched a new website to help customers learn more about how to distribute their news and raise their online visibility quickly and easily. With an enhanced resource center, small business owners and communications professionals can now get news release tips and strategies on ways to cost-effectively generate more exposure for their business.
"As a small business owner, PRWeb's newly designed website makes it easy for me to start building an online presence," said Lawrence Stanley, president and CEO at CAP-X Group. "From guides to writing our first release to examples of how other companies are using their news to reach potential customers and new ideas for my next release, PRWeb puts everything I need to get started right at my fingertips."
PRWeb.com now offers Tools & Tips including fundamentals for writing an online news release, sample news releases by industry and by type of news, free how-to webinars and whitepapers to help customers begin taking advantage of online news releases.
"With the new design and additional resources, it is now easy for customers to navigate the site and use the service to maximize the value of their news," said Sophie Shiatis, vice president of eCommerce at PRWeb. "The website now offers customers easy access to the information they need to help them get started generating exposure, attracting potential customers and, ultimately, increasing sales."
PRWeb is the pioneer in direct-to-consumer distribution, search engine optimized news releases and multimedia news. News releases are distributed through search engines, RSS feeds and directly to tens of thousands of journalists and editors through e-mail. Through partnerships with prominent news outlets like the Associated Press, Yahoo! News and AOL, PRWeb news releases are available to an online audience of more than 70 million unique visitors in the United States alone.
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. Today, with more than 250,000 RSS subscribers and more than 30,000 Web publishers, PRWeb is a recognized leader in online news release distribution service worldwide.
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 please visit http://www.prweb.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 more than 3,500 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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