15 Tips for Writing the Perfect Press Release | SOCIAL MEDIA, what we think about! | Scoop.it

When you launch a new product, you need to promote it or no one will know. PR, or Press Relations, is a key element in this and press releases are an important output. Here are some tips on how to produce the perfect press release.

Firstly, what is a press release?


Also called a news release or media release, a press release is an announcement written in the third person for the news media and designed to stimulate journalists to write about you and your work. Above all it has to be news-worthy and written in a ‘pyramid’ style from the top, with each element opening up the story further. See the example below.

Sample Press Release (Word Doc)


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Via Daniel Watson, Martin Gysler