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Writing a Winning Press Release for your Small Business

written by: Daniel P. McGoldrick•edited by: Daniel P. McGoldrick•updated: 5/4/2010

If you need to write a press release that will have the maximum benefit on your small business, you'll want to read this.This article is an excellent resource which collects many quick links to the Bright Hub experts who know what they're talking about.

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    What to Put on that Template

    If you've stumbled upon this article without having read about the resources that will set you straight on the format and general outline in a standard press release, then be advised that A Few Options for a Free Press Release Templates is available for you. So after you're through learning how to write a press release that will garner good results for the small business from this resource roundup, jump to there and start writing.

    A carefully worded press release might be a fantastic advertising engine that you don't even have to pay for so long as you follow the guidelines of the experts. If you're only familiar with the desktop publishing benefits Bright Hub offers, perhaps the quick links to other articles below will expand your knowledge of all the expertise we have to offer.

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    PR Guidelines Especially for Small Business Operators

    For some comprehensive advice and thorough guidelines refer to the aptly named Essential Elements of a Press Release. Learn all the tricks of the trade to write a concise and results oriented item for the benefit of the business. Avoid common mistakes and the assumptions that shouudn't be made when it comes to this form of free marketing. You'll even learn how to get it published once you're through concocting the best writing.

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    Publicity Catered to the Virtual World

    If what you've got is a home based business and you want to take advantage of the free press potential on the internet, then How to Write an Online Press Release is the article for you. Here you'll find valuable information regarding the correct way to write a news release so that they will be published and not rejected for bad form. If you don't know what an inverted pyramid for of writing is when it comes to PR, you'll want to read this prior to writing your own. Learn the tricks unique to online writing where people are apt to move quickly from the content if they're not interested.

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    Media Take Notice of the Trail Blazers

    Rounding out our resource roundup is PR advice from the entrepenurial experts at Bright Hub. Be sure and see what these highly motivated and dedicated business creators have to say to help you. They've been there and made things happen. A good place to start is Entrepreneurs Send Press Releases to Grab the Media’s Attention. With all the resources above you will be well on your way to writing the best PR you can.

Press Releases: Template Options For Small Businesses and Non-Profits

If you're small business or non-profit needs a press release for any purpose, this series will show you where online resources are for templates. You will also learn how to download and customize these working samples that have what you need already included and formatted to use immediately.
  1. Free Press Release Template from Microsoft Office Online
  2. Small Business Owners: Get your Newspaper Press Release Kit Free
  3. Writing a Winning Press Release for your Small Business