Press releases announce products to the world, the first point of official release of a launch and it forms the basis of its reach to the target audience. In the print world, press releases were released through newspapers and magazines and it served the purpose given the reach of these mediums during that time. With the advent of internet, press releases were also released through websites and we also have specific ones intended to publish PRs. As the internet reach swelled, it has almost become the medium to reach people but few questions still remain – Is the PR reaching the intended audience? Is the PR released in the right time when the product is launched?
Book buffs around the country ought to be a happy lot right now. Amazon has launched its popular Kindle store in India. Now, readers can swap rupees for reads, as international bestsellers, classics and works by Indian and independent authors are a click and download away. Also, fledgling writers will now have access to Kindle Direct Publishing to showcase their work and find interested parties.