What do bloggers do with Press Releases?

Last Update: April 26, 2018

Heya Everyone

I'm getting an increasing number of press releases in my email inbox every week.

So far I haven't acted on any of them as I'm really not sure what to do with them.

What do bloggers do with Press Releases?

  • Is there value in publishing a press release on your site?
  • Do you have to repurpose the content to avoid duplicate content penalties.
  • Or would you send it to your mailing list?

Any ideas and advice welcome. Clueless on this one.

To Your Success


UPDATE:

Asked and Answered...

In case you miss this awesome answer from Robert-A below, here it is....

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If I received Press Release I would incorporate individual ones into a relevant post or a Newsletter now and again as a source of further info (external links).

Google likes this sort of thing and it will help your rank.

However I would not repeat them word for word within a post.
All people really need is the link to the original Press Release.

You could also think about having your own RSS Feed.
Another great way to spread the 'Word'.

There's also no harm in having your own Press Release and it doesn't have to cost you money as there are free sites.

THANK YOU SO MUCH ROBERT!

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ElaineSmith1 Premium
Hum.. That was an interesting question and I wanted to know the answer. Looks like no one answered you. So sorry.

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Elaine
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laurenjean Premium
No probs, Elaine. I'll notify you if I get a good answer from anyone.
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laurenjean Premium
Hi Elaine, I got a fabulous answer from Robert-A and have now updated my post accordingly.
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buking5 Premium
This is an important question
i will be waiting for answers as well
thanks for asking...
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laurenjean Premium
Hi Chibueze, will let you know if I get a good answer from anyone.
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laurenjean Premium
Hi Chibueze, asked and answered by Robert-A. Please see my update or his answer above.
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TDenise Premium
Thats strange. They are the wrong format for a blog post, right? I wouldnt post it on my blog. Maybe someone owned your url before who offered a distribution service and didnt re-register it? Id love to hear what others think.
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laurenjean Premium
Hi Tiffany, nope- no-one owned my domain before. I'm getting local press releases on a .com, probably because I've blogged on SA Mom Blogs a couple of times.
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laurenjean Premium
Hi Tiffany, all sorted. Please see Robert-A's answer above.
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emerald860 Premium
I hope Robert-A will jump in here. I seem to recall that he is a huge fan of press releases! Alanna
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laurenjean Premium
Aah, interesting, Alanna. If he doesn't, I'll ask him directly. Thanks for letting me know.
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LindaF Premium
Just send you post ural to RoberA and he will answer it right here it would be interesting subject to hear about.
Linda
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laurenjean Premium
Aah, Thanks Linda. I did so and Robert came through for me. Appreciate.
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laurenjean Premium
Hi Alanna, Thanks again for this. Robert has answered beautifully.
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LindaF Premium
good work Lauren this information will help others, Robert always comes through for me and I am glad he did for you. and others that have the same question.
Always a better way
Linda
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bini14 Premium
Sorry Lauren, I am also clueless on this one.
I would also like to know others opinion on this.
Thanks for asking this question.
Bini
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laurenjean Premium
Pleasure, Bini. Hopefully some of the more seasoned bloggers can answer.
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laurenjean Premium
Hi Bini, update on this one... Robert-A had the answer and have now added it to my post.
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bini14 Premium
Thanks, Lauren and special thanks to Robert-A. I will have to save this for future reference.
This is what I love about WA everyone here is so helpful. Thanks again.
Bini
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