Frequently Asked Questions


What is a Press Release?

A press release is a written communication directed at members of the news media or investors for the purpose of announcing something claimed as having news value.

Who receives my press releases?

Internet & media outlets, newspapers, journalists, reporters, interest groups... With 1000's of professional outlets in the Accesswire distribution network, we specifically target news media that will publish your content and will bring you sales, investors and exposure. Click here for a list of distribution partners »

Do you disseminate press releases for public companies?

Accesswire can disseminate press releases for publicly traded companies needing to meet disclosure requirements mandated by regulatory agencies in Canada and the U.S.

Will my press release be search engine optimized? (SEO)

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in search engines via the "natural" or un-paid search results. Accesswire provides SEO enhanced press releases to all clients.

Can I embed images and videos into my press releases?

Yes. You can upload a company logo to your account; embed images and YouTube videos directly into your press releases.

Can I link my account to Twitter?

Yes. You can setup your press release headlines to be automatically posted to your twitter account with a link back to the full press release on Accesswire!

Can I share my Press Release across social networks?

Once Accesswire has disseminated your press release you can easily share your news with your friends and followers through your social networks, email and other methods.

How fast is my press release sent?

Accesswire will have your release out typically within 30 minutes.

What types of payment do you accept?

Currently we accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.