Course Description

Are you struggling to write the perfect press release?

A well-written press release can help get your company in front of millions of people, more people than you might be able to reach through other typical marketing methods. In this course, we’ll cover the benefits of writing a press release, when you should write a press release, and how to write and distribute a press release. You’ll also receive a sample press release template, a list of web sites where you can distribute your press release for free, and a spreadsheet to help you manage your press release distribution.

Founder: Virtual Content University

Corinne Kantor

Welcome to Virtual Content University! I have been a technical writer for over 20 years and am the founder of Virtual Content Specialists, a technical writing and marketing firm. Some of my technical writing experience includes creating online help, knowledge bases, user guides, quick start guides, policy and procedure manuals, training materials, and web content. My marketing experience includes writing and distributing press releases, designing ads and marketing materials, creating e-mail campaigns and landing pages, writing e-books, and managing social media. I am proud to have won awards for my technical writing from the Society for Technical Communication.In addition, I am a Registered Dietetic Technician and Certified LEAP Therapist, and owner of The Food Cop. My education includes undergraduate degrees in Journalism and Dietetics.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Writing and Distributing an Effective Press Release

    • Benefits of Publishing a Press Release

    • When to Write a Press Release

    • Writing a Press Release

    • Distributing a Press Release

    • Press Release Tips

    • Get Written Feedback of Your Press Release

  • 2

    Downloads

    • Press Release Template

    • Press Release Distribution Spreadsheet

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    $59.00Writing and Distributing Software Release Notes

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  • $99.00

    $99.00VIP: Writing and Distributing an Effective Press Release PLUS Press Release Review

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