How to get started and build your first Pressitt Social Media News Release.
1.Â Â Â Â Â Â Register for an account, it’s quick, free and easy.
Getting to know Pressitt
First view the Pressitt features, examples and editorial guidelines
Building your first SMNR
Once you have signed in you will be taken to your Profile page, this is where the fun begins.
1.Â Â Â Â Â Â First you need to create a brand identity; a brand signifies who the release is from. Without adding a brand identity your SMNR will not feature on the home, loosing maximum viability.
2.Â Â Â Â Â Â Once you have added your brand identity it’s time to move on to creating your SMNR. Choose your brand identity from the drop down menu.
3.Â Â Â Â Â Â Choose up to 3 categories that best suit your SMNR to sit in on the Pressitt site. If you don’t see a suitable category let us know. [email protected]
4.Â Â Â Â Â Â Add a title, overview, body text and core facts; core facts are key nuggets of information about your release.
5.Â Â Â Â Â Â Fill in your contact details, and also add your social contact details, so interested parties can contact you via social networks and micro blogs.
6.Â Â Â Â Â Â At this point SAVE and CONTINUE onto the next editing page
7.Â Â Â Â Â Â Next you can add YouTube videos to your release just copy and paste the page URL to the given space.
8.Â Â Â Â Â Â Add quotes from industry experts to back up your release content.
9.Â Â Â Â Â Â Add relevant links; this is a great chance to give viewers of your Social Media News Release additional information on your brand, link to your company social media profiles such as Facebook, YouTube, and Flickr. Also link to any research used in your release and even other coverage your release has attained.
10.Â Â Click the previous release check button to have other SMNRs from that brand featured on this release.
11.Â Â At this point SAVE and CONTINUE onto the next editing page
12.Â Â Add images and document to supports your release. Images play an important part of the visual aspect of your release.
13.Â Â Add descriptive tags.
14.Â Â At this point SAVE and Preview your release.
15.Â Â On the preview screen check you are happy with the end result, go back to element you wish to correct but make sure you SAVE the edit.
Publish and share your SMNR
1.Â Â Â Â Â Â After viewing your release click publish to make it LIVE, your SMNR will now feature on the Pressitt home page and its pre selected categories.
2.Â Â Â Â Â Â Use the social bookmarking icons to submit your SMNR to social news sites such as DIGG and MIXX, micro blogs such as twitter and of course you can also email a link of your release to all your friends and contacts.
3.Â Â Â Â Â Â Don’t worry if you forget to do this we will send you a helpful email reminder.
For further help please check out our Help page
We look forward to viewing your next Social Media News Release.
The Pressitt Team
You can download the PDF version of the Pressitt SMNR quick start guide here.
— Andy Merchant @andymerch