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Likelihood to Recommend

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

I think for junior staff to learn the very basics, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) is helpful. I think it is not a bad thing to check daily, but there are much better and thoughtful ways to get stories for clients. Checking once or twice a day is fine, but wouldn't rely on it to do my job.
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Pros

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

  • Connects reporters to experts
  • Allows organization to gain media exposure by helping reporters with specific requests and questions
  • Updates regularly, with three daily emails
  • Establishes relationships between members of your organization and reporters
Jessica Herrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Cons

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

  • Since the request for info is so open to response, there are always people sending replies that have little to do with the posted topic.
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Usability

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

Help a Reporter Out (HARO) 10.0
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It takes only a few minutes to set up your account. Then, the rest is just checking the push emails, and responding to relevant queries.
Melanie Downey | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Support Rating

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

Help a Reporter Out (HARO) 1.0
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I have never used their support team before, so I cannot judge. I assume it would be fine.
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Alternatives Considered

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

These products I mentioned are a little different because they are used by more mainstream journalists which is a huge advantage. PR Newswire is email-based product similarly to HARO but Cision is a huge database of media contact information which is great if you want to take the initiative to find something on your own. HARO is great because it goes the extra step in connecting both parties based on a common idea. It's similar to PR Newswire but the fact that it's free makes it a great resource for anyone
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Return on Investment

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

  • A hard thing to measure in terms of actual sales dollars, however, being able to provide fresh content is essential to any brand. When someone mentions they saw the published piece or it grows organically from social media, that is a win.
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Pricing Details

Help a Reporter Out (HARO)

General

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

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Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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