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Bright Hub's Business Press Release Guide: Tools, Tips, & Resources to Write Effective Press Releases

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Writing a press release is an excellent way to generate free publicity for your small business. Even if you have the best business idea in the world, it will do you little good if no one knows about it, and the press release is an important tool to use in your promotional strategy.


Though it may be a low-cost and easy means of getting the word out about your business, writing a good press release takes know-how and some research. Knowing what to say in your press release, how to say it, and where to send it, are all subtle, but vital details that can make or break the effort. Moreover, the rise of social media has created many opportunities, opening a big, wide the door to numerous individuals and organizations that in earlier times would never have been heard from. But, this door must be walked through carefully.

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