Cision PR Newswire Teams Up with Small Business Press Release Distribution Leader

eReleases and PRNewswire Partner To Help Small Business Owners Gain Media Attention Through Affordable Press Release Service

A new partnership between eReleases Press Release Distribution ( and PR Newswire provides small-business owners with the ability to take advantage of affordable press release services, including press release writing and targeted press release distribution over the PR industry’s leading newswire.

eReleases provides all of its clients with PR Newswire distribution as part of an overall earned media package including newswire inclusion, submission to relevant trade publications and eReleases’ custom national distribution, which comes standard with all press release orders. PRNewswire is the world leader in the distribution of full-text press releases helping companies and organizations reach the news media, investors and the general public.

“We are impressed with eReleases’ commitment to small business owners. They are extremely skilled at crafting a newsworthy message to the press and offer the services at an affordable price,” said Pamela Bartlett, PR Newswire’s manager of strategic channels. “We believe PR Newswire’s established success at reaching the media and financial community combined with eReleases’ press release writing services create a powerful solution for small business owners.”

Commenting on PR Newswire’s comprehensive newswire distribution, reach to more than 5,800 websites, databases and online services, and more than 90,000 registered journalists on its password-protected media only site, Mickie Kennedy, founder and principal of eReleases said, “Our partnership with PR Newswire enables us to expand our press release distribution and gives us yet another method for enabling small business owners, startups, and authors to gain media attention within their industry. We believe PR Newswire’s distribution combined with our own database of more than 100,000 subscribing journalists makes eReleases a strong resource and value for our clients.”

About PR Newswire

Cision distribution by PR Newswire empowers communicators to identify and engage with key influencers, craft and distribute meaningful stories, and measure the financial impact of their efforts. PR Newswire,, is a primary source of immediate information for journalists, investors and the general public through its world-leading distribution services and online and broadcast production capabilities. Its dedicated newswire, Internet, satellite and fax network is capable of pinpoint or mass distribution to satisfy the growing global demand for breaking news, photos, audio and video directly from 40,000 organizations worldwide. Companies, associations, communications professionals, and governments use PRNewswire to reach their audiences in more than 135 countries in 27 languages and to measure the outcome of their communications programs. PRNewswire issues some 1,000 news releases daily to its distribution system, which encompasses more than 22,000 newsrooms, 90,000+ journalists through its media portal, 1.4 million equities terminals and 5,800 websites and online databases. In addition, the company features more than 600 RSS feeds in multiple languages.

PR Newswire is the leading global provider of innovative marketing and communications solutions that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability offers, public affairs and investor relations offers optimize and distribute text and multimedia content to actively engage all key audiences across all traditional, digital, social and mobile channels, anywhere in the world. PR Newswire’s multi-channel, multi-cultural content distribution and optimization network offers the most ways to reach your audience – from media to consumers to investors -including the most reach and visibility in social media.

Tens of thousands of corporations, agencies, associations and non-profit organizations from around the world use PR Newswire to reach their audiences and to measure the outcome of their communications programs. PR Newswire issues thousands of news releases daily to its network which encompasses more than 22,000 newsrooms nationally, 90,000+ journalists and bloggers through PRNJ (PRNewswire for Journalists) – the only journalist and blogger-only site, 1.4 million equities terminals and more than 5,800 websites and online databases. PR Newswire distributes content to more than 170 countries in 240 languages and features more than 600 RSS feeds in multiple languages.

About eReleases Press Release Distribution

eReleases was founded in 1998 with the idea that press release writing and targeted press release distribution shouldn’t be out of the reach of small business owners. The company’s website – – features tips and resources for visitors who want to learn more about press releases, including how to write and distribute their own press release. eReleases also publishes a free, weekly newsletter titled PR Fuel that showcases advice and articles from experts in the public relations field. Recent articles have included, “Public Relations Versus Advertising,” “10 Essential Tips to Media Relations Planning,” “The Seven Deadly Sins of Public Relations,” and “A Crisis Communications Primer.”

History of the Electronic Press Release

On August 15, 1996, Massachusetts Federal District Court Chief Judge Joseph Tauro ruled in Greebel v. FTP Software Inc. that an electronic press release satisfied due process and federal securities statutory requirements.

In 1995, the Internet News Bureau launched as an electronic press release service that was limited to reaching only technology media.

On October 21, 1998, eReleases established itself as the leader of the electronic press release space by focusing on all sectors of media. Today, eReleases reaches more than 100,000 subscribing journalists across more than 200 industries.

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