When posting a publicity news release with video, a simple video-only release, or adding a video to a MySHOOT reel, SHOOT recommends uploading 740p .mp4 files and not to use the video sharing link method. This is not hard to do and eliminates the risk of having a shared YouTube or Vimeo video, used in a release, going black […]
Once you submit your release to SHOOT’s Publicity Wire (SPW) service department for a “Quick Review” you should expect to receive any questions, requested changes or publish/scheduled email notice within 2 hours during normal business hours (Monday thru Friday 9:00am to 6pm ET) otherwise by next business day morning. What’s reviewed in an “SPW Quick Review?” What’s […]
Whether you have posted a publicity news release or video release or both. We want it to be as perfect as humanly possible before going live. Your post is reviewed for: Make sure release is newsworthy and not generic ad disguised as a release or old out-dated rehashed news or work. Correct any errors in Headline, Subhead, […]
Here are step-by-step instructions on creating an SPW Publicity News Release. Make sure you have everything ready to upload: Proper permissions and clearances from any and all collaborators and 3rd parties involved in the release’s information, videos and images. Required. Release Text: Headline, Subhead, Location, Body text, Contact(s) info, etc. Required. Image(s): 8 images can […]
Throughout many sections of the site, we provide members (when logged in) with HTML editor (WYSIWYG) , that allows you to build content in an interface very similar to Microsoft Word. From formatting text or creating links, you have the ability, via the HTML editor, to embed videos into articles. We also provide image upload fields for […]
For online purchases such as SHOOT Memberships, SPW services, NDS entries, and additional services, we accept all major credit cards and debit cards that do not require a PIN including: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. All SHOOonline web pages are secure and we do not store credit card information on our servers. Our online merchant […]
Here are step-by-step instructions on creating an SPW Video Publicity Release including a screen-cast on completing the SPW Video Upload Form. 1) Make sure you have everything ready to do upload. Requirements needed to post SPW Video Release: Proper permissions and clearances from collaborators and 3rd parties involved in the video’s production. Video Title You want […]
What time should my news or video publicity release be submitted in order to be on the next SHOOT ePub?
All releases submitted to SPW will be automatically published on the next ePub occurrence guaranteed. For example, if submitted on a Thursday your release would be published on the next SPW Media Alert (within 2 hours of releases go live time), on SHOOT Dailies that night at 9 PM ET, next day on Friday’s SHOOT […]
I entered the change online to my published release, but it doesn’t seem to be live. Am I doing something wrong when I enter these changes directly online?
You’re probably not doing anything wrong, just forgetting step. For revisions, just like initial release submissions, you have to click “Send For Review” before saving your AAs. This way we know you’re done at your end and release, or release’s revision, is ready for SPW review and publish. We can’t consider a release, or revision, ready […]
Yes. Currently, news and video publicity release Daily and Total Views* (click/open counts), External Views counts** (Headline, Subhead, teaser/thumbnail image, and abstract), and Click Thru Rate (CTR)*** are gathered and reported. These counts can be seen by the release’s author by logging into your MY MEMBERSHIP admin area and clicking on the “My SPW Content” […]