Business Wire offers online press release distribution to digital, print and broadcast newsrooms, individual reporters and editors, consumers and more. We compiled available Business Wire reviews from our website and around the web to determine what their customers think about the company. We also compared the most popular pricing options for small business owners.
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Overall Experience: Good
Customer Service/Reliability: Good
Rates: Customized per client
Summary of Business Wire Reviews
We scoured reviews and found that Business Wire has generally positive ratings. Here’s what we found:
What Business Wire does well:
Users who left positive reviews appreciate how helpful and reliable Business Wire’s 24/7 customer support is.
Business Wire does not do well:
Users who gave negative reviews most commented about the pricing: either it was too steep, or that it was confusing.
Most Helpful Positive User Review
A reviewer from G2 Crowd said that she likes how the support was always there to help her when she needs it. She liked that Business Wire’s customer support was available 24/7 due to the fact that she usually uploads press releases late into the night and would need help with the editing process.
Most Helpful Negative User Review
One reviewer from G2 Crowd thought that the pricing wasn’t competitive for startups. They also said that some of the tools required to make their release more effective was priced out of their range.
Other Business Wire Reviews From Users Around the Web
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|*Average rating as of date article was written: June 21, 2017|
Business Wire Pricing
Business Wire does not have a detailed pricing breakdown available on their website. Clients are required to contact the company to get a direct quote based on their needs. From what we’ve seen around the web, the base price for press release distribution is around $400 for a 400-word press release. And it’s stated in Business Wire’s FAQs that there are additional costs for every additional 100-words or more.
According to the Business Wire website, here are the things you can expect from the service: distribution via a patented news network (NX), delivery to newsrooms, free distribution to print and online trade media, advanced formatting, free social media sharing links, and a free display of the client’s logo which can link back to the client’s website.