Focus: Targeted distribution of press releases to major search engines and news outlets, credentialed journalists, bloggers, websites, media influencers, social networks and wire services. Reach: Focuses on distributing to targeted national media – specific websites and journalists with an interest in the press release topic as opposed to a machine gun method used by other distribution services. Distributes to Associated Press; Google News and other new search engines; major search engines, including Google and Bing; databases like LexusNexus; and mobile distribution by Google Currents and Amazon Kindle. Typical Clients: Clients are predominantly web-based publishers and small businesses such as Market Reports Online, Fast Market Research, Michael’s Jewelers Website: http://SBWire.com Phone: (888) 472-9473 in the U.S. | (920) 593-5640 International Customer Service: General customer service numbers are available as well as Live Chat. Pricing: Pricing includes pay-as-you-go and subscription services. Pay-as-you-go plans start at $29.95 per press release.
Basic Pay-As-You-Go Plan Includes:
- Permanent hosting on SBWire.com with keyword-rich, search-friendly URL
- Submission to major search engines
- Syndication to 250 media sites
- Pinpoint distribution to specific Associated Press journalists and editors
- SEO text and tag optimization
- On-site hosting – Add your company to the company directory and post your press release to the site to give your press release the chance to be found by journalists, bloggers and media professionals who are looking for news.
- Wired news – Press release options include distribution to Associated Press, thousands of media outlets and websites and major news outlets worldwide.
SEO & PageRank: The site has a Google PageRank of 5., SBWire.com allows do-follow links in all paid press releases. All paid press releases distribution services include search engine optimization.
Noteworthy SBWire Reviews
Better Business Bureau Rating: A+ BBB Complaint and Review History
Warrior Forum – SBWire wins mixed reviews on Warrior Forum, a hub for Internet gurus and info product marketers. One user had great results with the service while another called it crap. From murmurs about the subpar quality of customer support to a gripe about “permanent” press releases being removed after a former client ended his subscription SBWire doesn’t seem to offer much in the way of customer satisfaction. “This week I have a press release going out on multiple services. Comparing the ones that have been posted thus far, i-newswire generated decent traffic, but sbwire generated nothing. Even after being indexed in Google News.” [ Read More ]
Sharon Drew Morgen’s Blog – Sharon sang the praises of SBWire in a short review post that rated the platform’s quality, ease of use and social entrepreneurship.”…. If you regularly make announcements that you want to be picked up by journalists, if you want to become visible to your whole industry, if you want your announcements to be seen by the right folks in your industry, sign up for SBWire.” [ Read More ]
Important Note: More than any other press release distribution service we reviewed, there are a noticeable number of search results for freelancers on Fiverr.com who are writing press releases and sticking them on SBWire.com. We also came across two separate links for blackhat SEO products marketed to work specifically with SBWire.