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 […]
I’m having trouble rendering my SPW page properly? Images or video will not upload. Seeing out-of-date information?
You may need to clear your browser’s cache. Your browser has a folder in which certain items that have been downloaded are stored for future use. Graphic images (such as buttons and icons), photo’s, and even entire web pages are examples of items which are saved or cached. When visiting a webpage your browser checks […]
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” […]
Where can I find edits, review notes, and versions that have been made for my SPW release or video post?
First the REVISION feature is only viewable by the author of the release. If logged in and you know your releases URL, go to it, and click on the REVISIONS tab above the headline. Or to view SPW review notes and compare revisions made to your release, log in, click the MY SPW CONTENT tab in […]
This is one of the most asked questions at SPW. Obviously, if your release and/or video is connected to a timed event (i.e. new product announcement at major industry event such as NAB) you don't have much choice. You can post your release anytime before the event and schedule the release to publish, at a […]
Can I turn off “Commenting” feature for my release? I really don’t want 3rd party comments on my publicity release page.
Yes. There’s a “Comment Settings” tab (see screenshot below) at the bottom of the SPW upload forms were you can disable commenting on your posts should you desire. Since the large majority of PR pros using SPW like the commenting feature it is “on” by default. To disable the feature, simply uncheck the “Disqus comments” […]
SPW guarantees direct access for your publicity news or video release, using digital feeds, scripts, opt-in ePubs*, SEO, and social networks to connect with a highly targeted, powerful, hard-to-reach, global marketplace comprised of the decision-makers in the movie, TV, and commercial industries primarily in the United States & North America but also in key markets in South America, […]
Clean code behind your words is important for rendering your story properly across many different devices and browsers. During SPW review, we remove embedded “garbage” code so as to not affect page CSS rendering style, etc in reader’s browsers and mobile devices across the digital landscape. With that said, the safest, cleanest way is to post […]