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Frequently Asked Questions:
(Q) What is your idea of what a press release is to contain?
(Q) How many releases can my company submit? Is there a limit?
(Q) Is there any way I can chart the distribution and pickup of my release?
(Q) Can I add hyperlinks to my press release?
(Q) What formats do you accept for logos and images for the paid releases?
(Q) Can I have a logo or image on a free release?
(Q) How long does my paid release remain on the main page of i-newswire?
(Q) Do you publish all releases that are submitted to you?
(Q) Can I use all capital letters in my release or in the heading of my release?
(Q) Can I specify my release for a certain geographical area?
(Q) What is meant by the impression numbers located at the bottom of my paid release? Is that the number of different people or entities that have viewed my release?
(A) While there could be many answers to that we consider a press release to be something that promotes an idea or product that is newsworthy or of benefit to many people. The mere fact that someone is selling an item or product does not in and of itself make it a quality press release.
(A)You many only submit 1 release per week per website per company. If you are found abusing the free submission then we will have no choice but to ban your company from using our services.
(A) We have no way of knowing who accesses the releases and we do not track them.
(A) We do not allow the placement of html in the releases. We have this policy because press outlets want the releases formatted as plain as possible, and not like a web page, however you may use complete URL's in your release.
(A) We would like for them to be in jpeg, gif or png format so that we can work with them.
(A) No, We only permit logos or images with the paid releases.
(A) Your press release stays on the main page of i-newswire.com just on the day it is published but your page at i-newswire stays on our site forever unless we are asked to remove it by you or there is another valid reason for its removal.
(A) There can be reasons why a release is not published by i-newswire.
Those reasons are due to sexually explicit content,
profanity within the release, as well as anything that could
be cause for legal action such as slander,libel etc. These
are just some of the reasons a release would not be
(A) Our requirements are that releases not be in capital letters. This is viewed by some as yelling and is also considered by many to be rude in nature.
(A) Our releases are not distributed by geographical area but are readily available to anyone who accesses our site. We can not distribute our releases in that manner.
(A) The number you are referring to does not mean that is the number of times your release has been viewed. That number includes the total clicks whether it is the entire page or even a web bot.