Press Releases are an important part of any website/ blog/branding strategy. The media is LOOKING for news online and if you have a way for them to find out important news about you and your company, they will find it.  Check out this list of resources Women in Ecommerce™ has compiled.

Here is a list of FREE and almost Free Press Release Distribution Sites ~ Distribute Information Inexpensively And Quickly. Their unique services allow you to distribute releases to search engines, newswires and websites to help increase awareness of your product, company, or self for free. For a small fee, you can upgrade your submission for maximum exposure. ~ Submit your press release at no charge, even you haven’t registered an account on FPR site! ~ PR Leap’s easy and affordable online press release distribution service that connects you with new readers (consumers, bloggers, and journalists) who would otherwise not find your press release. ~ News and press releases distributed via PRWeb raise your online visibility where millions of people are searching for information. Be found on search engines. When you submit your news releases to PRWeb, they will be indexed by search engines like Google, sent to top news sites like Yahoo! News and placed into RSS feeds with more than 250,000 subscribers which include bloggers, journalists and consumers.

HARO ~ Help a Reporter is an email list you can join, which sends out emails three times a day with notices of stories for which reporters need a source. You can then respond, and potentially be used, linked to, or otherwise publicized in the news piece. is a FREE service that connects journalists with the highest rated experts for free media coverage.

Newswire Today Free to Fee Press Release Distribution site

Online PrNews   DIGITAL PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION FREE ONLINE PRESS RELEASE LIVE FOR 90 DAYS ON ONLINE PR MEDIA  The free package receives a reduced distribution to general search engines, in, some 3rd party and news websites, and RSS feeds.

PRLog Free Press Release Distribution Service Free press release and press room hosting, free distribution to search engines. Discounted press release distribution to news websites and journalists.

PR Fire Free Content Distribution in the UK

Reporter Connection ~ Another FREE service that connects busy jorunalists with experts available for media interviews.

The Media eGuide: How to Increase Your Odds of MEDIA Success . This special in-depth report includes the How to’s for constructing your media release, as well as how to stress the benefits.

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