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Press release distribution service: £160 UK (international £PoA)

Press Dispensary's press release distribution service sends your rich media release out, on your behalf, to journalists, editors and other opinion formers, using a press list which we manually compile and carefully target, on a release-by-release basis, using our database of more than 80,000 UK contacts and - should you opt for international distribution - 1.5 million contacts worldwide. This is in addition to reaching the many journalists who have registered to receive releases directly from us.

We also publish the release here on our site, on our news feeds and in your own, free online press office which includes a personalised RSS news feed.

Each release can include up to five embedded links, your logo and up to two images, with options for further images.

To order this service, click here.

Media targets
Before distributing a press release, Press Dispensary carefully selects the media contacts that should be targeted. Each press release is evaluated and a bespoke mailing list is tailored to the content and angle of the story, the target audience, the relevant industry sectors and the geographic location concerned.

For example, if your business operated in the UK healthcare sector, we would target the UK's medical and health-related publications, healthcare journalists writing for national newspapers and magazines, freelancers who cover this topic and more. However, if you ran an internet-based shop, we would target internet magazines, trade publications, IT correspondents at the national titles, tech-related freelancers and more, in addition to the journalists and publications that cover the sector in which the site trades, in whatever countries or territories the site is aimed at. If you were launching a service aimed solely at the residents of Leeds, we would target the local press in that area.

Before your release goes out, we'll send you a list of the publications we're aiming it at, for your comments and approval.

And as part of our distribution service, we'll include your release in our syndicated feeds to major news sites, we'll publish it on this site and we'll include it in our email digest which is regularly distributed to journalists and opinion formers with whom we have special relationships or who have opted in via this site.

We'll also add your release to your own, free online press office and your own, personalised RSS news feed.

Optional: add further images and other multimedia content (e.g. podcasts) to your press release(s) by subscribing to our enhanced online press office. From just £25/month - including images, audio, company and product backgrounders, personnel profiles and more, as well as an archive of all the releases we've published for you - an online press office can become a significant media asset that you might want to link to from your website.

Newsworthy releases
We will only undertake to distribute your release if we believe it's newsworthy and editorially appropriate. We're not in the business of charging our clients for releases that have no future. We'll happily vet your initial submission for free and we'll only invoice you if we believe it's worthwhile. Sometimes we may contact you if we spot minor mistakes or can suggest editorial changes that may help your announcement gain better coverage.

If you're new to writing company announcements, you may wish to view our press release writing advice page before proceeding further.


  • All distribution in the UK is for a flat fee of £160 + VAT. We do not charge according to the number of journalists targeted as we believe in producing the best list for each individual release, rather than counting heads.
  • International distribution starts from £160 and is priced according to the number of territories targeted Call 0845 430 4433 for a quote.
  • Our enhanced online press office costs £25/month or £250/year.

How our service works
  1. Fill in our order form, selecting whether you would like distribution only or our combined writing & distribution service.
  2. A media relations professional will vet your information. If it's suitable for distribution, we'll email you to confirm the order, attaching an invoice for the service. You can pay by card online, as well as by cheque or BACS. Most clients pay online as that allows us to begin work almost immediately. Click here for more information about paying.
  3. We will send you a list of proposed recipients for your comments and approval.
  4. Distribution will take place by individualy addressed email to a targeted list drawn from our 80,000 contacts.
  5. The release will be syndicated to major news sites, news aggregators and others who take our news feeds, as well as being published on this site and included in our email digest and RSS news feeds. It will also be published in your free online press office and via your own, personalised RSS news feed.
  6. Please remember that if you would also like your release written for you, our combined writing & distribution service costs only £260 + VAT.
  7. We also provide tailored distribution services for PR and marketing professionals. If you're busy, let us help by removing the pressure from you. Please contact us to discuss your needs.
All orders are subject to our terms and conditions.

To order this service, click here.

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