As a world leader in e-research and educational content, Gale has significant reach in the educational sector
Lanham, MD (PRWEB) October 15, 2009
PRWeb, the online news distribution service of Vocus (NASDAQ: VOCS) today announced a partnership with Gale, part of Cengage Learning, a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses. PRWeb news releases will now be available through Gale's electronic resources as well as through select third party distributors.
PRWeb syndicates content to thousands of Web publishers as well as directly to a unique audience of 250,000 RSS subscribers, two million unique Web site visitors each month and more than 35,000 opt-in blogger and journalists. The partnership with Gale will help extend PRWeb's reach into the education and business verticals.
"As a world leader in e-research and educational content, Gale has significant reach in the educational sector," said Jiyan Wei, director of product management for PRWeb. "For PRWeb customers, this means an enhanced ability to reach educators, researchers and others in the academic community. In turn, Gale now will have access to content from the fastest growing online news release distribution service in the industry."
In addition to the hundreds of educational databases that Gale provides, PRWeb content will also be made available to Gale content licensees, which counts more than 100 organizations.
PRWeb's agreement with Gale caps substantial partnership momentum amid of several other recent distribution partnership announcements with Docstoc, State Newslines, Trust Earned Travel and Visibility Magazine.
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 search engine optimized platform for 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 more than 3,700 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.
About Cengage Learning and Gale
Cengage Learning delivers highly customized learning solutions for colleges, universities, professors, students, libraries, government agencies, corporations and professionals around the world. Gale, part of Cengage Learning, serves the world's information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in their libraries, schools and on the Internet. It is best known for the accuracy, breadth and convenience of its data, addressing all types of information needs - from homework help to health questions to business profiles - in a variety of formats. For more information, visit http://www.cengage.com or http://www.gale.com
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