5 tools to help with startup PR

These websites and apps can help you find press coverage that can propel your new product or service forward.

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Press is cool because you never know who’s going to read or see it. The right press can do wonders for your startup. You can use it to generate mass exposure, leverage it for more press and to build company credibility.

I have some friends that landed on TechCrunch, and through that press, they were able to land a seven-figure investment from a very notable venture capitalist in the Valley (this is obviously the exception, not the norm).

Related: 5 Helpful Pre-Launch Resources for Online Startups

Here’s a quick hit list of five tools to help you hack startup press:

1. Submit.co

I found this product while cruising Product Hunt. Submit.co has organized a mass database of places to submit your startup, while providing the actual submit page/link for many of the publications. Fantastic.

2. ANewsTip.com

Simply finding the right journalist that covers your space can be a daunting and time-consuming process.

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