Business Wire does not charge a membership fee. To get started using Business Wire for press release distribution, simply fill out a membership formand submit it to your nearest bureau. All accounts are subject to verification and approval.
The cost of each press release is based on its length and the circuit to which you send it. Each of our geographic has a base price for the first 400 words of your press release, with an additional cost for each additional 100 words or increment. Our newsrooms can provide you with an estimated cost for each press release before releasing it over the wire.
Note: To ensure accurate routing and placement of your press releases, Business Wire includes a series of keywords in the coding of
Each Business Wire geographic circuit includes distribution to a variety of print, broadcast and online media in the city, state, region or country you choose. In addition, every circuit includes, at no additional charge, distribution to:
Online news sites, databases, portals, search engines and geography- and industry-specific websites.
Your choice of more than 150 industry trade media categories, both print and online.
Financial information systems, analysts and investors.
If you’re interested in reaching a specific publication, you can use the Search Media function. It allows you to search by media name or by city, and see a list of all circuits which include that media outlet. If you can’t find a publication, you can contact our Media Relations Team to inquire about having it added.
Unfortunately Business Wire does not offer writing services. However, our experienced editors will look closely at your press release, both to check for errors and to make suggestions on how to improve your release and/or your distribution options. We have the most experienced staff and most accurate newsrooms in the business, with a fraction of the error rate of our competitors. For added advice onpress release writing tips, visit theBusinessWired blog, or download our guide to
Business Wire does not do media calls on your behalf after distributing your press release. We do provide you withNewsTrak reports, which include a detailed list of the media that received your press release, links to postings on websites, online viewership data, referring URLs and other information that aid you in monitoring the success of your campaign.
We provide multiple opportunities for your press release to be shared on social media sites--from sharing icons on the release itself to industry specific, automatedTwitter feeds. Business Wire users should share news releases widely in appropriate social media contexts. Talk to youraccount executiveabout specific strategies for your release or visit Tempo for white papers, webinars and more.
Once your account is approved, you’ll be able to upload your press releases via Business Wire Connect, our password-protected online order system. Business Wire Connect lets you schedule releases in advance, save frequently used distributions for fast ordering, store logos, photos and other multimedia, and includes many other time-saving features