Resources to submit press releases have been around since the age of the internet, but they are no less important. News sites and industry publications still rely on press releases to acquire new information and maintain corporate communications.
Some of these PR distributors are free, many require a payment.
Good PR distribution sites
PRweb.com –PR Web is not free but it is the largest and best press release distribution outlet available. PRweb coupon packages start at $40 and are definitely worth it. If you take the time to write an interesting and helpful press release, your 40 bucks will go a long way.
1888PressRelease.com – Free distribution, paid services gives you better placement and permanent archiving.
24-7PressRelease.com – Free release distribution with ad-support
ClickPress.com – Distributs to sites like Google News and Topix.net, Gold level will also get you to sites like LexisNexis.
EcommWire.com – Focuses on ecommerece and requires you include an image, 3 keywords and links.
Express-Press-Release.com – Free distribution company with offices in 12 states.
Free-Press-Release.com – Easy press release distribution for free, more features for paid accounts.
Free-Press-Release-Center.info – Distributes your release, offers a web page with one keyword link to your site. Pro upgrade will give you three links, permanent archiving and more.
I-Newswire.com – Allows for free distribution to sites and search engines, premium membership differs only slightly in adding in graphics.
NewswireToday.com – All the usual free distribution tools, premium service includes logo, product picture and more.
PR.com – Not only will they distribute your press releases, but you can also set up a full company profile.
PR9.net – Ad supported press distribution site.
PR-Inside.com – European-based free press release distribution site.
PRBuzz.com – Completely free distribution to search engines, news sites, and blogs.
PRCompass.com – Distribute your press release with a free or paid version, others can vote it up ala Digg style.
PRUrgent.com – Not only distributes your release, but attempts to teach you how to write one, and even offers downloadbale samples for you to work with.
PressAbout.com – A free press release service formatted as a blog.
PressMethod.com – Free press release distribution no matter what, but extra services based on the size of your contribution.
PRLeap.com – Free distribution to search engines, newswires, and RSS feeds. Fee based bumps get you better placement.
Pressreleasepoint.com – free press release distribution and submission to topical news aggregators.
PRLog.org – Free pr distribution to Google News and other other search engines.
TheOpenPress.com – Free distribution for plain formatted releases, fees for HTML-coded releases.
Inspired by the Mashable list of Press Release Distribution Sites
Have a good PR site that is not on this list?