The very nature of "news" supposes that once a story is released, it becomes increasingly obsolete as more time passes. This is why we call it news, and assign a date to it's release.
We do not allow people to edit their stories AFTER they have been posted and approved. This is due in part because we review each article prior to approving its posting, as well as to maintain the integrity of the news and the release date.
If we allow people to go in and edit their stories after being posted, then many articles would be re-edited and filled with spam terminology and links to other sites. We often get submissions from people trying to sell male enhancement drugs, adult access, and other content that we do not deem newsworthy.
Once you send us a story, we review it and approve it and it gets posted.
All we can say is please make sure you get it right, before you press the 'send' button.
Approximately 16 words, or a total of 80 characters, including spaces and punctuation. This is done deliberately to prevent spammers from submitting long URLS in the title, email addresses, or long titles without thought.
Please use the Story Lead In section to add sub-titles, and detailed (short) descriptions of your story.
You can't. Once it's published, it's done. We do this because we don't want people going in and attempting to "refresh" their news, or making changes to it so that the information becomes "news" again.
If you need to make a change, post a message here and we'll attend to it if we have time.
You can't edit press releases.Back to top
I will answer this question with a bit more detail than necessary because I seem to get a few people asking the same question. Please read the entire response.
First let me say that: PAYMENT DOES NOT GUARANTEE POSTING. It helps, though. Second, POSTING IS NOT AUTOMATIC. I review everything and decide if it is "worthy". Yes folks, I AM THE DECIDER!
That said, I will provide some additional clarification as to the next steps while on this site:
1. Submit another press release
2. Review the stats on your APPROVED press releases (go to My Account, and click on the last ten story submissions to see how many times each article has been opened through the search engines etc - indicated by the "READS:XXXX" )
3. Make another donation
4. Read other press releases in the category that you are posting to to learn of your competition
5. Buy advertising through one of our partners
6. Tell your friends about this site and how great it is
7. Submit a link through the directory
As stated before - the site is MODERATED. This means SUBMISSIONS ARE NOT AUTOMATIC - EVEN IF YOU PAY MONEY. Yes, I read your submissions and yes... I judge them... on whether or not I want to post them to my site. The fee you pay is to help keep the site up and running, and acts as good karma towards me reading your submission with LESS BIAS than I might normally have. (Read: Lots of $$$ = lots of love for you = improved chances of posting. The ONLY way you can GUARANTEE a posting on this site is to buy the site from me... and hey, that's negotiable too! :-)
Some of the judgement calls / biases are provided here for your consideration:
Is your submission a real press release, or advertising spam?
Did you submit several press releases already today? This week? This month?
Are you a submitting through a service that is getting paid to do the work for you?
Are you a PR professional that works for an Agency?
How much work are you creating for me?
Did you at least help me out by making a contribution?
Did you post correctly to a relevant topic?
How much HTML did you use in the article?
Is it just trackback spam?
Can the topic category use more content or is the topic category already crowded?
Can I at least make some money off your story in Google Ads?
Did you fill in the form correctly?
Are you new to this site, a seasoned vet, or a frequent offender?
I hope that answers your question.
Thanks for the support, as well!
Click the button on the top of the page that says "Submit PR / Post News Releases" or the link on the left menu that says "Submit Press Release" or the link on the right hand side in any story under "Related Links" that says "Submit Press Release".
You have to be registered AND logged into the site first to post a press release. Look around the same places on the various menus (Top of Page, Bottom of Page, Side of Page) for the word "Register" or "Login".
That about does it...
I believe you are mis-reading the instructions. No where does it say "double click" - rather it says "double CHECK". In other words, re-read the submission prior to submitting it so it contains no errors.Back to top
IF we accept your submission and it is published, then it will appear in "My Account".
Publishing your story to the site could take anywhere from a couple of hours, to a few days -- or maybe never. It all depends on several factors: the format of the press release, how newsworthy is it, if you made a contribution for it's review, among other things.
Here's a hint: if you are unsure of the quality and format of your news release, CASH will always significantly improve the readability of your submission!
Yes, we received them.
Yes, they were submitted correctly.
Yes, they would show up under "My Account" if they were posted.
It takes some time to review them. But, more importantly:
Sending out SIX PRESS RELEASES in a day is considered spamming the site, and - in most cases - results in having ALL of them DELETED. Why? Because we manually read each press release, and this takes work. Of course, you also did not submit any kind of donation to encourage us to be a bit more patient with your submissions... and so we saw one, and then saw another and another and another and another and then we summarily just deleted them. You also submitted a bunch of press releases that were not really newsworthy in our opinion - at least not worth reading about six times over and over. You probably could have combined a lot of the content into ONE BIG MASSIVE KILLER NEWS STORY that would have gotten our attention. And, last but not least, you used an extraordinary amount of HTML in your press release - and since there's no donation, lots of work, and a lot of spam... I deleted them all.
Sorry man. But if you want to get my attention, you gotta make it worth my while. The news was boring. It wasn't worth the time and energy to post it.
Please don't go away discouraged and angry. I realize it may have taken you lots of time to do this -- but realize also that there are people behind this website (correction: person. One guy. Me.) So my time is limited with hundreds of submissions each day. Do something that will get my attention: money is good. A well written story is another way. The rest... is just spam to me.
Best of luck and congratulations on some of your accomplishments!
Step 1: Write a press release that is newsworthy. Write only one per day max, and submit it according to site guidelines and rules.
Step 2: Learn how to code a link using html.
Step 3: Make a donation greater than $5.00
Please consult a book or website on writing HTML. I can't present the code in these forums because of technical limitations of the system.Back to top
press releases are reviewed for content and format. payment is not a guarantee of acceptance, only a mechanism to encourage it.Back to top
It was deleted. Sorry. We get a lot of submissions every week - more than we can physically process for free. We get through what we can, and then the rest are deleted. Simple as that. If you want to improve your chances, make a contribution - these at least almost guarantee your submission of at least receiving a review.Back to top