Pressat's Frequently asked questions
Please take a look at our most frequently asked questions regarding the Pressat service. If you are still unsure and have further questions after reading the FAQ's please do not hesitate to contact us.
How can I send a press release?
Sending a press release through the Pressat newswire is simple. First, you are required to create an account and complete your company profile in as much detail as possible.
You must then enter your press release content and any additional add-ons through the Pressat submission form.
After the submission form is completed and valid payment is received, your press release will be sent for moderation and distributed on your chosen date.
To get started and create an account click here.
How do you take payments?
Currently Pressat only accepts one payment method. This is through our 3rd party payment processors, Paypal.
Using Paypal ensures your payment transactions are secure and protected should any problems occur. The PayPal platform accepts major credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, Visa Debit, Maestro, Delta and Solo.
Under exceptional circumstances, where large quantities of submissions are required, we also accept other forms of payments such as BACs and Cheque (subject to clearing).
How do I write a press release?
If you are unsure on how to write a great press release please refer to our whitepapers section where we have a number of detailed guides available.
Why is my press release showing as rejected?
A press release could be rejected for a number of reasons. Please refer to the rejection notes for a detailed explanation. You can also refer to the editorial guidelines for additional advice. Once rejected, to successfully continue with your news submission the press release needs to be amended and re-submitted for moderation. Please note publishing dates can be affected, in some cases, should this occur.
Why is my press release still pending?
Pressat endeavours to moderate and publish your news as swiftly as possible. We aim to have each press release approved within 24 hours*. If after 48 hours of your selected date your press release is still not published and you are unsure of the reasons please contact the support team.
How can I contact Pressat?
You can contact us via email and snail mail. Please refer to our contact us page for more details.
Does Pressat offer bulk press release submissions?
In short, YES. We can offer bulk press release distributions through our wire for a monthly charge. To find out more about bulk (agency) services please click here.
Why was my press release unsuccessful?
Press releases don't always attract the media attention you desire. This could be due to a number of factors. For example: Your news may not be deemed interesting enough by journalists and therefore, ignored. Media outlets may not have the scope to cover this type of story at a particular time. Your press release may be inaccurate or poorly written.
Pressat are responsible for making your news available to the media, however, it is the decision of the media contact to select and use your story should they wish to do so.
I don't have anything to write a press release about?
There are hundreds of topics to write about! You just have to make sure they are newsworthy. We have compiled a list of tips and ideas on what your press release can be based upon. This can be viewed in our whitepapers section.