Best Press Release Distribution Software

Press release distribution software publishes and sends press releases and other news and announcements to various media sources. Companies’ PR departments use press release distribution software to share company news with the public, while marketing teams have begun adopting the systems to measure the impact press releases have on their company website’s search engine optimization (SEO). Because of this, press release distribution software features often cater to SEO analysts as well.. Press release products often offer their own news wire services, but the distribution space comprises mostly independent services that distribute news a number of these sources. A considerable portion of these mass-release services come with or offer media monitoring and/or social media management features.

To qualify for inclusion in the Press Release Distribution category, a product must:

  • Allow users to upload, sync, or manually input press releases and company news
  • Send content to various reader bases or online media outlets

Press Release Distribution Software Grid® Overview

The best Press Release Distribution Software products are determined by customer satisfaction (based on user reviews) and scale (based on market share, vendor size, and social impact) and placed into four categories on the Grid®:
  • Products in the Leader quadrant are rated highly by G2 Crowd users and have substantial Market Presence scores. Leaders include: Cision, Marketwired, Business Wire, PR Newswire, and Newswire
  • High Performers are highly rated by their users, but have not yet achieved the market share and scale of the Leaders. High Performers include: PR Underground, Prezly, and PRgloo
  • Contenders have significant Market Presence and resources, but have received below average user Satisfaction ratings or have not yet received a sufficient number of reviews to validate the solution. Contenders include: PRWeb, iReach, and GlobeNewswire
  • Niche solutions do not have the Market Presence of the Leaders. They may have been rated positively on customer Satisfaction, but have not yet received enough reviews to validate them. Niche products include: 24-7 Press Release Newswire, PitchEngine, and Pressat
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Pr newswire
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