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Using a press release to promote your content.24-7 Press Release Newswire, a leader in the press release distribution industry for small to medium sized businesses keeps on top of current information to do with distribution trends, SEO and content marketing.

The world of journalism, distribution of news and PR has changed significantly in many ways in the last few years alone. Are you familiar with the changes?

We have recently posted a few informative pieces of information to help you increase the visibility of your content and business. A few of our new articles include:

  1. Why You Should Use a Press Release to Assist in the Promotion of Your Content Marketing Strategy: http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/article/22/why-you-should-use-a-press-release-to-assist-in-the-promotion-of-your-content-marketing-strategy
  2. Promoting an Event? Distributing Your Press Release Should be Timed to Meet Today’s Digital Needs: http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/article/21/promoting-an-event-distributing-your-press-release-should-be-timed-to-meet-todays-digital-needs
  3. Increasing the Online Visibility of Your Press Release is Easier than You Think: http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/article/20/increasing-the-online-visibility-of-your-press-release-is-easier-than-you-think

At 24-7 Press Release Newswire we try to encourage knowledge sharing and welcome to you share any of these articles with your business associates. Staying on top of your competition means staying informed of what is going on in your industry.

A complete listing of our articles may be found here:
http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/kb_articles.php

19 reasons why photography is the biggest influencer in social PR

VisualsOur management team has noticed the increased importance and influence of visuals in helping to increase a Brand’s visibility online. It’s easy to see why images, visuals and photographs are influential, given that more than 55 million photos are posted onto Instagram alone daily.

People connect on an instant emotional level with images, and making content more visually appealing to readers by adding videos and images raises the reader engagement online as well as boosting the social media ‘share-ability’ factor of a press release.

According to recent research, a combination of photos, videos and multimedia content can increase the reach of a news item online by up to 970%.

It’s also been proven that the addition of images and video makes it easier to share and like on social media platforms for readers, and also highlights their ability to pass on useful, engaging, funny, and unique content to their networks. Quite simply, visuals enhance the story content immediately.

Here’s 19 reasons why visual content is an essential consideration for any organization utilizing online PR and online news distribution, via this fantastic article at HubSpot (click here) with compelling statistics:

* 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual, and visual information is processed 60,000 times faster in the brain than text. (Sources: 3M Corporation and Zabisco) Tweet this Stat!

* 40% of people respond better to visual information over plain text. (Source: Zabisco) Tweet this Stat!

* 46.1% of people say a website’s design is the main criteria for discerning the credibility of a company. (Source: Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab) Tweet this Stat!

* Publishers using infographics see 12% more web traffic on average (Source: AnsonAlex) Tweet this Stat!

* Posts with videos attract three times more inbound links than plain text posts. (Source: SEOmoz) Tweet this Stat!

* Visual content drives engagement – one month after the introduction of Facebook Timeline for Brands, visual content (photos and videos) saw a 65% increase in engagement (Source: Simply Measured) Tweet this Stat!

* On Facebook, photos perform the highest for Likes, Comments and Shares compared to text, links and videos (Source: Dan Zarrella) Tweet this Stat!

* 37% of Pinterest account holders login three times per week, 28% a few times per month, 15% login daily, and 10% login multiple times daily (Source: PriceGrabber) Tweet this stat!

* 98% of people surveyed with a Pinterest account also had a Facebook and/or Twitter account (Source: PriceGrabber) Tweet this Stat!

* Pinterest generates more referral traffic for businesses than Google+, YouTube and LinkedIn combined (Source: Shareaholic) Tweet this Stat!

* Pinterest drives sales directly from its website: of people with Pinterest accounts, 21% have purchased an item after seeing it on Pinterest. (Source: PriceGrabber) Tweet this Stat!

* 85% of the overall US internet audience watches videos online. The 25-34 age group watches the most online videos, with adult males spending 40% more time watching videos on the internet compared to females (Source: comScore and Nielsen) Tweet this Stat!

* Over 60 hours of videos are uploaded every 60 seconds onto YouTube (Source: YouTube) Tweet this Stat!

* 700 YouTube videos are shared on Twitter every 60 seconds (Source: YouTube) Tweet this Stat!

* Viewers spend 100% more time on web pages with video on them (Source: MarketingSherpa) Tweet this Stat!

* Mobile video viewing increased by 35% from 2010 to 2011 (Source: Nielsen) Tweet this Stat!

* 25 million smartphone users stream four hours of mobile video per month. 75% of smartphone users watch videos on their phones, of which 26% use video at least once per day. (Source: Ooyala and Ipsos) Tweet this Stat!

* Mobile video subscription is predicted to hit $16 billion in revenue by 2014, with over 500 million subscribers (Source: Ooyala) Tweet this Stat!

* Viewers are 85% more likely to purchase a product after watching a product video (Source: Internet Retailer) Tweet this Stat!

If you have any queries or questions about our ranges of press release distribution services, please feel free to get in touch here. (hyperlink with http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/contact_us.php)

24-7 Press Release Newswire Announces Our Gift to You on Our Tenth Anniversary – A New Site Packed with Impressive Features

24-7 Press Relesae Newswire New SiteWe are excited to announce that, to celebrate our 10th year of service, we have re-launched our site. It is now packed with new, exciting features designed to enhance distribution and make the submittal and distribution process more intuitive and efficient for users.

We have added additional news partners to bolster distribution, including Associated Press, more than 150 television stations most who post news directly to their websites, Acquire Media and many other industry-specific websites.

For users, the crowning glory of our new site is the Media Desk – a feature-loaded hub for journalists, bloggers and readers to use in tracking, searching and following stories of interest, through various search capabilities.

Statistics will be enhanced as we will offer a way for companies to see not just how many hits their release received, but also the source of those hits – whether it be journalists, bloggers, consumers, freelance writers, etc.

We have also significantly increased our social media sharing tools, and have enhanced our news widget for easy inclusion in your own website (including the ability to tailor the design and feel of the widget to integrate smoothly with your own site’s theme).

Marketing and PR agencies can take advantage of our Agency PReferred program, which offers discounts and priority customer service rates to those customers submitting high volumes of releases for their clients. Additionally, tools such as the address book and image bank allow agencies to easily submit releases for different clients without having to re-enter or re-upload information each time.

“We have spent the last two years listening to what our customers want, which is better distribution to media and journalists, more social media interaction and better visibility. And this re-launch is our way to give our customers what they’ve been asking for,” said Michael Iwasaki, Managing Partner with 24-7 Press Release Newswire.

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Excellent Feedback on New Site Features, Functionality and Distribution

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When 24-7 Press Release Newswire decided to start implementing some features that had been kicked around the water cooler, we did not realize how welcome and appreciated those changes would be.

We continually receive exceptional feedback on how easy it is to submit a press release on the http://www.24-7pressrelease.com site.  The modifications and updates that have been added as of recent have fit in impeccably and again with open arms.

Visitors that are reading this for the first time, (or those that have not visited our site in a while), we have added an address book, block quotes, an image bank and an INBOX to keep you notified of further updates.  We have many new exciting features, additions, functionality and updates in the queue, including more distribution partners, so please keep posted!

24-7 Press Release Newswire (http://www.24-7pressrelease.com) has recognized the importance of social media, and the direction we need to go in order to keep ahead of everyone else, which is why we have started to become so popular with Marketing and PR Firms (which do receive volume discounted rates).

Stay tuned for more updates soon!

24-7 Press Release Newswire Increases Distribution Through Partnership With Associated Press…

24-7 Press Release Logo 224-7 Press Release Newswire, press release distribution service is excited to announce a new distribution agreement with Associated Press, (a worldwide news source leader).

This move will allow our clients to benefit from increased exposure through distribution of their news to AP’s journalists and editors.

Stories distributed to AP are accessible to more than 30,000 journalists at publications throughout the US, reaching more than 1,300 newspapers domestically.

Check out the press release: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/24-7-press-release-newswire-and-associated-press-enter-into-distribution-agreement-225943391.html

More Press Release Service Changes For http://www.24-7pressrelease.com

Changes ComingIn an ongoing effort to be a top provider for news distribution, http://www.24-7pressrelease.com will be upgrading with some extra features this weekend. A few highlights include:

1. Addition of our Address Book: This means for PR & Marketing companies, you no longer have to repeat typing in frequent customer contact info, keep them all in your address book.
2. Addition of Block Quote: Make your press release stand out more
3. Addition of voting. Email friends, family & Colleagues the link to your story and ask them to vote for it giving your story a higher social standing.
4. System Inbox: We want to better  communicate updates, changes and what is going on without bombarding you with emails.  You will have the option to receive update notifications through email if you desire.
5. Rich Text Editor: Take the guess work out of coding for adding features like bold, italics, email and hypertext links.

These are just a few basic changes with many more to come shortly!

Distribution through Associated Press is just around the corner, so keep posted!

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More Changes Coming!

Updates at 24-7PressRelease

Updates at 24-7PressRelease

As previously mentioned, the ongoing upgrades, enhancements and changes to the 24-7PressRelease.com media release and press distribution site continue.

The latest changes, as of right now look like they will take place this coming weekend.

Change enhancements include:

  1. Addition of address book
  2. User INBOX
  3. Addition of Block Quotes

ADDRESS BOOK

The address book is an excellent enhancement with marketing companies in mind (or anyone that represents more than a couple/few clients).

With the addition of the address book, you can now store contact information of up to 100 contacts (if you require more, we can accommodate you).  Contact information that may be stored includes:

Full name of contact

Email

Full address information

Website URL

Blog URL

Facebook URL

Google+ URL

LinkedIn URL

Twitter URL

YouTube Channel URL

Boiler plate / About the Company

This will save you having to add this information each time your submit your press release at 24-7PressRelease.com.

The Facebook & Twitter URL also offer you the option of displaying your streams from the two sites.

INBOX

The INBOX is a new system notification tool similar to that used by social media sites like Facebook & LinkedIn, or any forums.  When a system message is disseminated, the next time you log into your account, you will be notified of the pending message.  The user will have an option within their Account Manager to turn email notification ON/OFF.  Email notification is available to advise you (via an email message to your email that you register with) of any new messages on the site.

Block quote sample at 24-7PressRelease

Block quote sample at 24-7PressRelease

BLOCK QUOTE

Similar to those seen on other news sites, block quotes (as seen here with the green quotation), are a small quote from the company about their company, product or service offered in a larger font in a separate area that stand out.

For those that have missed the news on some of our other recent upgrades, (including addition of an image bank to store your images online, social media extensions (to increase interaction of your press release), addition of YouTube video links and more, please see our Site Updates page at: http://blog.24-7pressrelease.com/category/24-7pressrelease-com-site-updates/

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Social Media News Interaction & Distribution – Really Get Attention

Social Media News Marketing

Social Media News Marketing

It has not been long since 24-7PressRelease.com implemented our updated Social Media interaction bars and already, we have seen some excellent successes.

We have noticed a definite increase in the interaction of press releases from users and have also had excellent feedback on the functionality of including your Facebook & Twitter feeds within your news media release page for extended viewership.  Thank you for all the positive comments!

More features and updates are soon to be implemented!  If you have not already followed us on Google Plus, make sure you do to keep updated with all our changes.

The new face of social media news interaction and distribution

Excellent Feedback On New Changes to 24-7PressRelease.com

24-7 Press Release Logo 2So far, the feedback we have received (and yet, it is extremely early), has been phenomenal ! Thank you for all the great feedback.

Again, for those that have a press release service account with 24-7PressRelease.com, please update your account with your social media information.

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We’ve Made Changes To Our Site! – Update 1

247 Press Release Logo24-7PressRelease.com has made the first of many changes to come.

So what is new?  Here are just a few highlights of the first round of changes:

1. Image bank – The image bank has been set up for users to be able to now store your press release images online.  This means that for marketing companies that regularly upload the same images, you will no longer have to do this as you can now save up to 100 images in your image bank.

2. NoFollow –  Following best practices of SEO, we have now added the option for users to add NOFOLLOW to all their links within their press release.  Some people have requested links or their entire press release to be removed, you can now self manage your links through no follow.  To find out more about this, log into your Account Manager, and click go to “http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/account_manage_nofollow_links.php”, then click on READ MORE under “Best Linking Practices”.

3. Social Media Extensions Within Press Release Pages – A huge presence of social media icons for sharing has been introduced to further extend your story socially.

4. Addition of Twitter & Facebook feeds to your stories.  If you have a Twitter and Facebook account, you can now add your feeds through ACCOUNT MANAGER and have the feeds appear right within your press release.

5. New Social Media Presence – Icons within header, footer and front page side bar for easy convenience to follow us for opportunities like coupon codes, specials, site updates and more.

6. New Image Carousel – Images within the press release story page are now in an attractive carousel format, with mouse over image display (simply move your mouse over the image for it to appear in a larger format, if available)

7. YouTube Video – Option to now add your YouTube video link within your press release as well.

There have been further updates, but these are the main highlights of this first of many more to come upgrades!

If you have not done so, please feel free to log into your account to add your social media information!

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