Membership Benefits

Whether you require a simple news release distribution service with multimedia capabilities, a content marketing solution, or a social media monitoring and measurement tool, we have the complete selection of communications services and tools you’ll ever need to get your news and brand in front of print and online media, individual reporters, consumers, bloggers, social media networks and more.

Membership is free of charge and includes many benefits and advantages, including:

  • 24 hours, 7 Days a Week Service: Experienced newsroom editors prepare and keyword your documents, free of charge.
  • Your Team: A dedicated account manager and client services support to work with you and suggest the best options for your news release distribution.
  • Business Wire Connect: Upload your releases, maintain your fax/email lists, view monitoring reports and manage your account in our secure online submission system.
  • Free Company Profile: Distribute a corporate 150-word description to the media.
  • Free Logo: Free display of your full colour logo with hyperlink with each news release on for added visibility.
  • Custom Formatting: Allowing your news release to retain all its original formatting, wider tables and hyperlinks on websites such as Google News, Yahoo! Finance and others.
  • Free Copy Approval & Embargo Facilities: Providing you with more control over your campaign.
  • Extensive Distribution to Print and Online Media:
    - A choice of more than 1,600 news distribution circuits in Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East/Africa; reach key national and regional newspapers, broadcast media, business journals and online media.
    - Free industry trades and online web postings available with most geographical distribution circuits.
    - Delivery to more than 60 news agencies worldwide, including Bloomberg and Dow Jones and the three largest news agencies, Agence France-Presse, Associated Press and Thomson Reuters.
    - Target a distribution network of 92,000+ PressPass journalists registered to receive breaking news from Business Wire.
    - Your story promoted by Promoted Stories Platform. The site which has more than 1.2 million monthly visitors (part of GMSM features, available to every English-language news release).
  • Free Translations: Included with most geographical distribution circuits.
  • Simultaneous Distribution: Distribution via the industry’s only patented news network, NX, providing secure and simultaneous reach to news organisations and other key market participants, while retaining your formatted content and wide functional tables.
  • Social Media: Free social media sharing links allowing readers to easily share and submit your news to Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, StumbleUpon and other popular sharing sites.
  • News On The Move: The Business Wire mobile app for iPhone and iPad delivers up to the minute full-text news releases and multimedia news direct from thousands of organisations around the world.

Free Membership

Download your membership application forms here:

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