Press Releases: The Power of Gaining Massive Website Traffic

A step-by-step guide on how to write a Press Release with many tools & tips along with a huge bonus to help you along!
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 33 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

Traffic, traffic we all need, and want it to gain publicity and exposure for our businesses, but how do you get that much needed traffic is the question. Naturally there are many ways to go about this, but one sure fire way that I've tried and tested throughout my many years on the Net, is the awesome Press Release! Many do not realize what a well-written Press Release can actually accomplish, the mind-set is that it is hard to write, and won't be very good, but they don't know about the little untold secret of how it can bring massive traffic to you and your business without even getting picked up by journalists and the like. So please don't think that it won't help you, because it definitely can! Follow this guide and download my PR template, a list of 80+ PR venues to submit you PR to, and grab my PR tracker to get totally organized. Also as a huge bonus, grab the BIG Press Release Sample Book, then, watch your traffic grow!

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need some Imagination, combined with a bit of creativity :-) Patience is a virtue!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Gain tons of traffic to their business website or Social Media Profiles OR BOTH!
  • Know why writing a Press Release is simply a must to gain exposure for their business
  • Know how to write a press release
  • Use my handy press release template
  • Learn how to establish a SMPR (Social Media Press Release)
  • Obtain my handy list of 80+ FREE ONLINE PR SUBMISSION VENUES!
  • Use my handy Press Release Submission Tracker and get organized!
  • Submit their PR to the masses
  • Grab my huge bonus materials to help you in just about any industry!
  • Watch your traffic grow, which equates to exposure and sales!

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who would like to gain traffic and exposure to their businesses
  • Anyone who needs more leads, buyers, potential customers, and sales

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome

Welcome to my Press Release course so that you can obtain a massive influx of traffic to your businesses!


What exactly is a Press Release. You will be surprised to find out that it isn't only written for what you may think.


This lecture is an introduction to the basics of a Press Release so that you can focus clearly on how you will need to write one properly.

Section 2: Why Do We Need a Press Release?

Every business should definitely write a Press Release, but again, the reasons for writing one is more than you may think. There are also many ideas to write about, which you will find in this lecture.

Section 3: How To Write a Press Release

Creating a well-written Press Release is almost an art, and with that also comes the do's and don'ts of what is permitted and not permitted. If you write a Press Release the wrong way, then it will not be approved, so pay attention to what is allowed and what is forbidden. Grab my informational guide on what Google Panda is/was all about.

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Use my Press Release template to help you along; which can be downloaded in the resources section.

Section 4: Social Media!

Just like anything else there will always be updated versions of just about anything, in this case it is the one and only Press Release. While standard press release are still valuable and great, and updated version of this would be the SMPR or Social Media Press Release!


Feast your eyes on the very first SMPR!


What today's SMPR (Social Media Press Release) can actually look like.

Today's SMPR Part 2

Grab a handy Social Media Cheat Sheet to help you decide which platform is best for you and why.

Section 5: Your PR Checklist

Follow this handy checklist for the very best results. by reviewing your PR checklist you will be certain to not leave anything out.

Section 6: Where to Send You Press Releases to

If you don't know where to send your Press Releases to, then what's the point? Therefore, I've compiled a list with roughly 80+ free PR submission venues so that you can be EVERYWHERE!

Section 7: Use My FREE Press Release Tracker - A Handy Tool! PLUS A HUGE BONUS FOR YOU!

Nothing is more refreshing than a well organized plan. Grab my PR tracker to know when, where and who you sent your PR's too! HUGE HUGE BONUS! As I was researching I came across this incredible book, " The Big Press Release Samples Book" It is filled with templates and information that you may use for just about any business out there.

To help you along, and just for taking this course, I am now sharing it with you. Please note that Express permission was granted to me by MEK Enterprises in order to share this e-book with you. Trust me, it's a very good resource to have and to use!

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Instructor Biography

Ellen Levinas, Certified Master Virtual Assistant Worldwide

Ellen Levinas is a Certified Master Virtual Assistant Worldwide, and a Certified Marketing Advisor with over 25+ years of experience.

Ellen Levinas, Born and Raised in Brooklyn, New York has a long history of working experience, and educational background. Creation and writing has always been a passion of Ellen’s that has turned into a successful Virtual Assistant business, but not without the hard work and effort put forth by Ellen’s “Go Get them” Attitude.

Ellen is a published author of how-to guides, as well as a graduate of the University of Phoenix, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Business/E-business, all done while working full-time, and having two small children to attend to. Ellen also has many years of experience in office management, administrative assistant work, and a vast array of other skills contributing to her Virtual Assistant business today. Ellen has also obtained three different certifications in order to be at the top of her game in the Virtual Assistant industry, along with numerous other awards; such as the Stevie Awards for best entrepreneur, and a women helping women award, just to name a few.

Ellen’s primary goal is to help people succeed no matter what business that they are in. Thus ,we have her Virtual Assistant business in which Ellen helps people do the work that others are unable to do, do not know how to do, or simply don’t have enough time to do. Ellen’s willingness to help anyone that needs a helping hand can be seen in her many testimonials of satisfied clients.

Ellen’s motto that she uses until today is to “Never say never” and “I will see you at the top” because being at the top of your field is a very obtainable and reachable goal, if you want it badly enough, hence, “Never say never.”

Ellen officially launched her Virtual Assistant business back in 2006, and has been successfully assisting different businesses, individuals, executives and professionals ever since. "If you can dream it, then you can achieve it." Ellen often says. "All it takes is the will and the drive to make it happen."

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