The top 10 reasons for journalists to use ProfNet:
Reputation: ProfNet is the original expert network, connecting journalists with PR professionals and expert sources since 1992.
Access: With ProfNet, you get access to more than 14,000 public relations professionals -- and the hundreds of thousands of experts they represent.
Speed: ProfNet queries are sent to subscribers all throughout the day, so your query doesn't sit in queue for hours -- or days -- on end.
Targeting: You can filter queries by institution type and geographic location, meaning more targeted distribution of your query.
Experience: Our staff of experienced copy editors will carefully review your query before distributing it and will contact you with any questions or discrepancies.
Efficiency: By simply filling out a form detailing what you need from sources, you can cast a wide net and have sources come to you, rather than seeking them out one by one.
Versatility: In addition to the query service, ProfNet also provides a searchable database of more than 44,000 PR professionals and experts via the ProfNet Connect social network.
Ideas: As a journalist, you can receive ProfNet’s Expert Alerts email newsletter, which alerts you to experts who are available for interview on top news stories, as well as story ideas on the topics you cover.
Visibility: Once registered for ProfNet Connect as a journalist, you can create your own rich profiles, showcasing your industry expertise. By adding links to blog posts, you can drive additional traffic to your own site, increase visibility while also expanding your network. Select blog posts can garner additional exposure when ProfNet’s editorial group posts them on Twitter (@profnet).
Value: All of this is available to you at no charge! PR Newswire’s services for journalists, including ProfNet, are always free.