What users are saying about
10 Ratings
23 Ratings
10 Ratings
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener'>trScore algorithm: Learn more.</a>
Score 9.7 out of 100
23 Ratings
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener'>trScore algorithm: Learn more.</a>
Score 8.1 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Coveragebook is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

9.5

Coveragebook

95%
5 Ratings
8.3

PR Newswire

83%
14 Ratings

Usability

Coveragebook

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

PR Newswire

80%
1 Rating

Support Rating

10.0

Coveragebook

100%
3 Ratings
5.7

PR Newswire

57%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Coveragebook

Coveragebook is very well suited to preparing client reports. Links make it easy for clients to share the coverage within their companies by forwarding a link. The PDF reports also look great. There is an option to provide all the pages of a piece of coverage, or just the first, which is nice when a client is on one page of a multi-page article or product roundup. This way they don't have lots of extra pages that don't feature their product or brand.
Julie Eleftheriou | TrustRadius Reviewer

PR Newswire

PR Newswire is a terrific solution for ensuring that news is distributed in a way that is findable and searchable. It also automatically ties the news to ticker symbols. It's not a useful or meaningful solution for actually securing news coverage. It still requires picking up the phone and pitching media.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Coveragebook

  • Makes a presentable looking PDF of media coverage
  • Allows users to edit and add information like coverage impressions as needed
  • Enables you to customize your report (including all pages of coverage, just the first page, uploading your own screenshot, editing metrics, adding client logo, etc.)
Jess Messenger | TrustRadius Reviewer

PR Newswire

  • User-friendly - PR Newswire has a very user-friendly website that makes it simple and easy to get a news release set up for a distribution relatively quickly. You can also save your selections from a previous distribution to make it go even faster. Since I am pretty much always sending out my releases to the same distribution list, all I have to do is check that box.
  • Customer support - When you submit a release via the web portal, you have several options about when it will be released. I typically want my releases to go out as quickly as possible, but even then I know an account representative will take a look at my release and accompanying multimedia materials and give me a quick call to confirm and make sure everything is set before officially sending it out. It's a helpful step without making the process cumbersome.
  • Reports - PR Newswire provides timely and comprehensive reports, so it's easy to tell the where the news release went.
Cindy Arco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Coveragebook

  • The design template is relatively standard and doesn't leave much room for change.
  • The Coveragebook team is still working on how to improve the social share reporting function.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PR Newswire

  • The pricing structure is comprehensive, depending on how far you want your release to go.
  • Adding multi-media, such as photos, increases visibility quite a bit but PR Newswire charges extra for photos.
  • PR Newswire also charges an annual fee for storing your logo, which I think should be free for organizations that already have an account (and pay a membership fee).
Richard Angeloni | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Coveragebook

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Coveragebook Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

PR Newswire

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$199 per release

PR Newswire Editions & Modules

Edition
Newswire Digital$1991
Newswire Digital Plus$4491
Newswire State$4991
Newswire National$7991
Newswire Global$1,6491
Newswire Canada$6491
Newswire UK$6491
Newswire Asia$6491
Newswire Latin America$9491
Newswire Financial$7991
  1. per release
Additional Pricing Details

Usability

Coveragebook

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

PR Newswire

PR Newswire 8.0
Based on 1 answer
PR Newswire is an industry leader and gives the user the ability to send out a press release, to a wide audience, very quickly and easily. The pricing is on par with other companies (perhaps they are a bit higher) but they do send useful "visibility" reports after a release is distributed, which is helpful when trying to explain ROI to C suite leaders. You also can email or fax your own distribution list, which is helpful and reduces the need for a media monitoring service
Richard Angeloni | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Coveragebook

Coveragebook 10.0
Based on 3 answers
I have had a few questions while using Coveragebook, some of which were answered in the FAQs, but others were not. I emailed customer support and had responses within one business day. (I'm in California and Coveragebook is in the UK, I believe.) All questions were answered to my satisfaction quickly.
Julie Eleftheriou | TrustRadius Reviewer

PR Newswire

PR Newswire 5.7
Based on 4 answers
Honestly this is probably the absolute worst part of the company. I had maybe 5 different emails from 5 different people when attempting to use this service, and I never knew who my account manager was and who the other people were.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Coveragebook

We used to build coverage reports from scratch in PPT or send coverage links or PDFs of each piece of news to clients. Coveragebook is the first formal media coverage platform that we have used, and it suits all of our needs. It helps us save time, create great-looking reports, and present clients with detailed data about their media coverage.
Jess Messenger | TrustRadius Reviewer

PR Newswire

PR Newswire and Businesswire are familiar, similar products in terms of newswire distribution services. Many times it comes down to client familiarity with one service over the other, the cost per distribution, the reach of distribution, as well as other related fees, i.e., you have to be a member of PR Newswire to use the service and then pay fees on top of that for individual distributions.
Dan Lobring | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Coveragebook

  • Quick and efficient tool to visually show the articles/webpages our company is mentioned in with high-level data for each site.
Avery Harris | TrustRadius Reviewer

PR Newswire

  • We lost one of our pre paid distributions due to the expiration date
  • We would like to see more communication between the client and the representative or account manager
  • We have had success in getting larger publications to pick up our over the wire publication
Ashley Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Add comparison