News Media Directories/Resources/Newswires

www.profnet.com
Profnet
www.newsusa.com
Prepackaged editorial to newspaper, radio, TV and the Web
www.prnewswire.com
PR Newswire's home page
  www.newswise.com
Internet distributor of knowledge-based news
www.industrial-newsroom.com/
Press releases
www.businesswire.com
Businesswire. Offers Dow Jones Business directory, trade show news.
http://premiumres2.mediasource.com/
Cision MediaSource
www.ereleases.com/
Ereleases
www.experts.com
Noble Group Internet directory of experts, spokespersons and consultants.
www.xpresspress.com
PressXpress business and technology news distribution.
www.pitchengine.com/
Pitch Engine
www.ezwire.com
Techwire: On-line database of electronics publications in Europe
www.newswire.ca
Canada newswire
www.urlwire.com
Eric Ward's URL wire distributes news selectively on Web launches and events
www.rushprnews.com/
Online press release distribution
http://press.org
National Press Club
www.napsnet.com
North American Precis Syndicate
www.pressreleasenetwork.com
Press release distribution network concentrated in the Middle East. 
www.middleeastmediaguide.com/
Middle East Media Guide
www.familyfeatures.com/
Creators and distributors of food and lifestyle content
www.gebbieinc.com
Gebbie Press All-in-One Media Directory
www.hispanicprwire.com/
Newswire to Hispanic media
www.businesswireindia.com/
BusinessWire India
https://www.theexpertinstitute.com/expert-sources-for-journalists/
Experts for journalists
www.FashionWireDaily.com
A fashion news service.
www.clickpress.com/releases/index.shtml
ClickPress
http://media.netPR.pl
Polish newswire distribution
www.csrwire.com/
Corporate Social Responsibility newswire
www.prweb.com/
PR wire service
www.usprwire.com/
News release distribution - US
www.pressdispensary.co.uk/
Press release writing and distribution (U.K.)
www.pr.com/
Press release distribution
www.dwpub.com/
Daryl Willcox Publishing
http://ineedagreatstory.com/
Content creation
www.ipressroom.com/
Marketing and PR campaign management
http://newsbios.wordpress.com/
Bios of news media.
http://www.newscertified.com/
News Certified Exchange
www.thenewsmarket.com/
Internet video distribution
www.indiaprwire.com/
India PR Wire
www.ezinearticles.com/?cat=Business:PR
Articles for ezines
www.helpareporter.com/
Help a Reporter
www.mediamaxonline.com/
Media Max Online
www.mymediainfo.com/
MyMediaInfo
http://www.pressat.co.uk/
UK news distribution
www.prcompanion.com/c/home
PR Companion
http://muckrack.com/
Journalist tweets
www.pr-inside.com/
Free press release distribution
www.bignews.biz/
Free press release distribution
http://24-7pressrelease.com/
Press release distribution
www.onlineprnews.com/
Press release distribution
http://bignews.biz/
Press release distribution
www.prlog.org/
Press release distribution
www.tvamediagroup.com/html/mediaoutlets.php
Media lists
www.tradepub.com/
Trade publications
 http://babbler.us/
Babbler
www.presspage.com
Presspage
https://www.irhalo.com/
IR Halo - AI distribution of financial data
https://www.presshalo.com/
AI Press release distribution

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News Clipping and Monitoring Services

www.fednews.com/
Federal News Service
http://www.cision.com
Cision
www.tracktvinc.com/
Tracktvinc
 
www.gorkana.com
Gorkana (UK)
http://tveyes.com/
Video searching and monitoring
http://www.carma.com/
Media analysis
www.precise.co.uk
Precise.  Monitoring of UK media.
www.indianpressclearing.com
Monitors media in India
www.customscoop.com/
Custom Scoop
www.cormex.com/
Content analysis
http://www.sysomos.com/
Social media monitoring
www.digiclipsinc.com/
Broadcast news monitoring
www.burrellesluce.com/
Burrelle's Luce
http://www.hubspot.com/
Social media monitoring/tracking
http://sproutsocial.com/
Social media monitoring/tracking
www.talkwalker.com/alerts
Monitors news, blogs, etc.
www.executiveinterviews.biz
Executive interviews
www.universal-info.com
News clipping and measurement
 http://cn.isentia.com/
Asia-Pacific media monitoring

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Speakers Bureaus

http://speakers.com
Speakers on-line
http://www.primeperformers.co.uk/
UK speakers bureau
www.spokespersons.com
Spokespersons Plus Network.
www.greatertalent.com
Greater Talent Network. Celebrity Speakers.
www.nyt.co.uk
Now You're Talking (U.K.)
http://www.speakers.co.uk/
Speakers (U.K.)

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Marketing/PR Measurement Resources

www.iab.net
Internet Advertising Bureau.  Nonprofit org.
www.meresearch.co.uk/
Media Evaluation and Research (UK)
www.insightexpress.com/
Online surveys
http://www.carma.com/
Media tracking
www.woopra.com/
Web analytics
www.zoomerang.com
Helps you build survey forms
http://www.qualtrics.com/
Online surveys
www.speedsurvey.com
Online surveys
 
www.surveywriter.com/
SurveyWriter
  http://klout.com/
For social media measurement
www.surveymonkey.com/
Survey Monkey
http://buzzsumo.com
Content analysis for social media

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General Resources for PR Business Owners

Business Tools  
www.morebusiness.com
Business Resource Center
www.annualcreditreport.com/
Annual credit report
www.creditkarma.com
Free credit report
www.calculator.org/
Online calculator
www.credit.com/
Credit score
http://www.expertise.com/small-business/
Small business
   
www.bizmove.com
BizMove
http://letsfreckle.com/
Time Management
www.nase.org
National Association for the Self-Employed
  http://www.thumbtack.com
Directory of local business resources
http://pbwiki.com/
Online collaboration software
www.sba.gov
Small Business Administration
www.allbusiness.com
All Business
www.sugarcrm.com/crm/
Client/lead tracking
www.pb.com/pbsmartpostage/
Online postage
www.efax.com/
Faxes and voicemail by email
www.r-project.org/
Software for statistical computing - free
http://tinychat.com/
Online videoconferencing
https://slack.com
Collaboration tool
www.tableau.com
Data analytics for spreadsheets
 https://wallethub.com
Free credit score
 
   
Office Tools  
www.code42.com/crashplan/
Backup service
www.hightail.com
For sending large files over the internet
www.softwaregarden.com/products/wikicalc/
Online spreadsheet program
http://gliffy.com/
Online diagram drawing
www.utorrent.com
File sharing- free
www.google.com/calendar
Google online calendar
www.evernote.com/
Ever note
www.openoffice.org
Office applications - free
www.mozy.com
File backup - free
www.zoho.com
Web-based office applications - free
https://formswift.com/edit-pdf
Free pdf editor
www.sliderocket.com/
Online presentation software
www.accessgrid.org/home
Shared whiteboards
http://ekiga.org/
Teleconferencing
http://younicycle.com/
Collaboration
www.dropsend.com/
For sending large files
www.webex.com/
Online meetings
 https://workflowy.com
Workflow organization
  http://www.toodledo.com/
Online organizer
www.constantcontact.com/index.jsp
HTML e-mail campaigns
http://mailchimp.com/
Email newsletters
http://www.imninc.com/imn_site/index.htm
Email newsletters
http://www.streamsend.com/
Email marketing
www.scribus.net/canvas/Scribus
Open Source desktop publishing
www.meetingburner.com/
Online meetings
http://prezi.com/
Presentation software
www.huddle.com
Collaboration tool
http://writemonkey.com/
Word Processing software
www.mint.com/
Personal accounting software
http://simplenote.com
Simple Note
https://products.office.com/en-us/microsoft-to-do-list-app
To do app
http://www.editme.com/
Tool for building collaborative websites
https://www.imeet.com/
Online videoconferencing
https://www.hipchat.com
Group chat and IM
www.uberconference.com
Teleconferencing
  https://slack.com
Collaboration tool
https://quip.com
Collaboration tool
https://trello.com
Collaboration software
https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira
Collaboration software
 
   
Software Tools  
www.bubbl.us/
Mind mapping
www.mindmeister.com/
Mind mapping
http://mindomo.com/
Mind mapping
 www.fotojet.com
Photo collages
www.drawanywhere.com/
Online drawing tool
 www.canva.com/photo-editor/
Photo editing
www.portableapps.com
Allows applications to be ported from machine to machine - free
www.flowchart.com/Home
Flow charting
http://fotoflexer.com/
Online image editing
http://pixlr.com/
Photo editing
http://clip2net.com/
Publishes data to the internet
www.zamzar.com/
Online file conversion
www.lucidchart.com/
Online flow charting
http://opensimulator.org/wiki/Main_Page
3 D application server
www.7-zip.org/
File compression
www.xmind.net/
Collaborative mind mapping
http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
Mind mapping
www.revolutionanalytics.com/
Statistics processing
http://cmap.ihmc.us/
Concept mapping tools - free
  www.cram.com/
Flash cards
www.pdftoword.com/
PDF to Word converter
www.lovelycharts.com/
Charting software
www.wizehive.com/
Collaboration
http://www.piriform.com/recuva
File Recovery - freeware
http://bitbucket.org/saketh/notalon/downloads/
Note taking program
www.diskinternals.com/zip-repair/
Repairs corrupted zip files
http://aviary.com/
Image editing/design
www.j2.com
Online fax reception.
www.tomsplanner.com/
Gantt chart planner
  https://apps.ankiweb.net/
Flash cards
www.wetransfer.com/
Large file transfer
www.onlinedoctranslator.com/
Translates documents between formats
www.talkpointcommunications.com/
Webcasting
www.scribus.net/
Open Source desktop publishing
http://www.strobist.blogspot.com/
Tips for proper photo lighting
www.instapaper.com/
Saves web pages for later reading
http://gottcode.org/focuswriter/
Free word processor
http://issuu.com/
Online publishing
http://www.libreoffice.org/
Free office software system
http://www.lightworksbeta.com/
Video editing software (free)
http://repl.it/
For practicing computing languages
http://gofree.com/download/Windows-Software/Graphic-Design/gimp.php
Image editing tools
www.roambi.com/
Analytics on the iPad
www.irfanview.com/
Multimedia viewer
www.documentcloud.org/home
Turns documents into data
www.dropbox.com/
Cloud data storage
http://www.tableausoftware.com/
Data visualization
www.hubspot.com/
Marketing software
http://www.online-stopwatch.com/
Online stopwatch
http://thecodeplayer.com/walkthrough/make-a-stopwatch-using-css3-without-images-or-javascript
Stop watch
https://drive.google.com/start#home
Cloud storage from Google
https://fruux.com/
Cloud-based calendar
http://www.portraitprofessional.com/
Optimizes portraits (release photos)
http://www.blender.org/
3D content creation suite
http://www.codecademy.com
Self-paced courses on software
www.smugmug.com/
Photo storage, curation site
 http://www.myfitnesspal.com
Fitness and calory counting
www.box.com
Cloud sharing of data
http://quizlet.com/
Study tools
  www.super-memo.com
Organizes knowledge for study
http://littleoutliner.com
Little Outliner
https://minilock.io
File encryption
https://keep.google.com
Note taking and list tool
www.any.do/anydo
List tool
https://www.wunderlist.com
List making tool
http://todoist.com
List making tool
   
   
Purchasing Tools  
www.techbargains.com/
Finds best bargains on technology
www.consumersearch.com/
ConsumerSearch
www.dealtime.com
Product price comparisons
www.fatwallet.com/
Price comparisons
http://42floors.com/
For finding office space
www.smarter.com/
Price comparison
www.shopping.com/
Online shopping, price comparison
www.resellerratings.com/
Online store ratings
www.google.com/shopping
Online shopping
www.nextag.com/
Online shopping and comparison
www.pricegrabber.com/
Price comparisons
www.bizrate.com
Product price comparisons
  http://camelcamelcamel.com/
Price tracker
www.mysimon.com
Product reviews and searches
www.bargainist.com/
Searches for bargains
www.tinyprints.com/
Printing
www.amazon.com
Amazon
www.bottomdollar.com
Search engine for office products
www.staples.com
Office products
www.stamps.com
Online postage
   
Freelance help  
http://crowdflower.com/
Crowd Flower
 
www.freelancer.com/
Freelancer
www.elance.com
Elance
   
Other  
www.supermemo.com/
Memory improvement
www.mindtools.com/
Self-improvement links
  http://petapixel.com
Photography information
 

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