Press release distribution service PR NewsChannel emphasizes social networking site LinkedIn in site re-design

Company points to growing popularity of LinkedIn Today and studies that show LinkedIn has emerged as social networking choice for b2b.
(PR NewsChannel) / July 1, 2011 / TAMPA, Fla. 
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PR NewsChannel places more emphasis on LinkedIn in newly designed website.

Recognizing the resurgance of LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD), PR NewsChannel placed a greater emphasis on the business social networking site in its newly redesigned website.

“LinkedIn has become a major force in b2b and when companies send press releases b2b is often the audience they want to reach,” says Glenn Selig, president and CEO of Selig Multimedia, Inc. which owns and operates PR NewsChannel (  “We wanted to make it really simple for LinkedIn professionals to share press releases online.”

LinkedIn Today ( , the news aggregation service launched by the social networking site, allows LinkedIn users to see the hottest headlines from across the Internet.

“LinkedIn Today decides what content to showcase based on what people in various industries are sharing most,” says Selig.  “So it’s really this simple:  We needed to make it super easy for people to share the press releases that we distribute for companies.”

That’s why the LinkedIn Share button is the prominent on press releases on  (PR NewsChannel also features Twitter and Facebook buttons.)

According to LinkedIn:

•As of January 2011, LinkedIn counts executives from all 2010 Fortune 500 companies as members; its hiring solutions were used by 73 of the Fortune 100 companies as of March 22, 2011.

•More than 2 million companies have LinkedIn Company Pages.

•LinkedIn represents a valuable demographic for marketers with an affluent & influential membership.

“If you represent a company you want to go with the company that understands the value of social networking and one that stays on top of ever-changing trends,”  says Selig.  “That’s PR NewsChannel.”

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