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Do small businesses pay for press release services?

    • 51 posts
    December 5, 2012 10:52 PM EST

    Actually writing of press releases is mostly done by the businesses' public relations agency itself. I don't think it happens on an individual level. Or you could get employed in a company or a PR agency as a content writer.

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    • 11 posts
    June 15, 2013 1:19 AM EDT

    Yes they give this facility and i think they will charge a very little amount from you. 

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    • 76 posts
    October 22, 2007 3:46 AM EDT

    Hi Shayla,

    Small businesses do purchase press-release writing services. For current fees, I would suggest checking with other writers in your local area and conducting an Internet search. We actually offer this service through StartupNation too.

    I wish you all the best,

    Melanie

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    • 7 posts
    February 18, 2013 9:29 AM EST

    There are some small businesses that will hire freelance writers for press releases. I recommend going to freelance websites like Elance or ODesk to begin with. Here you will both find projects to apply for as well as get an idea of what others are charging for this type of service. The payment is really all over the board, so you will have to decide yourself what you think your services are worth. 

    Do you have PR experience already? Then you should be able to charge a bit more for your services. If you are just starting out, consider writing a few releases for clients at a lower wage. This will help you build up your portfolio to help you snag the bigger wages further on down the road. 

    Good luck in your endeavors. 

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    February 22, 2013 4:27 PM EST

    Hi Shayla,

    I am sure small businesses with no PR agency would go to individual PR agents for a low cost solution. As for the price, PRpro's suggestion is good. You can also check sites like Fiverr.com for idea on the price or some other popular freelancing sites.

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    • 46 posts
    October 21, 2007 9:55 AM EDT
    Hello.

    I am interested in writing press releases for small businesses. Do they pay for this type of service? If so, what would be a good price per release? Where can I advertise? Thanks.

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    • 148 posts
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    • 11 posts
    July 13, 2014 9:04 AM EDT
    With online media outlets like prweb and prnewswire, and a slew of news release templates and examples online, it's easier than ever for a sole prop to craft his own release and distribute it to the right channels. So, "yes" individual people are fully capable of writing and distributing their own press release. Your angle for a business service would be how you can do that job better for them or so they don't have to waste the time themselves. People don't care about your ability to write a release for them or not. They only care about two things and that's how many phone calls they get from a release or how many websites posted the release with a link back to their website. Show those results and that's what will get you more paying clients.