When you are writing a press release in order to promote your business, it will be important that you make sure you are taking the proper steps; after all, a press release can certainly be a valuable tool for your business, but if you are not writing your press releases properly, they will actually be nothing more than a big waste of time. When you are writing a press release, it will be important for you to keep in mind the fact that most people do not want to spend a whole lot of time "getting to the point" when reading something; because of this, it is important that you use the first paragraph of your press release to "summarize" the press release (the way you would normally summarize a piece of writing at the end), so that readers know everything they are about to be reading, before they even read it! Once you have summarized the press release within the first paragraph, you will be able to use the next few paragraphs to expound on the things you summarized - making sure that you are sticking to the point while focusing on creating interest throughout, always with the primary goal of "engaging the reader" at the front of your writing efforts. Finally, you will want to wrap up your press release nicely and properly; if you have followed the first two steps correctly, you will still have people reading at the end of your press release, and you can create a call to action by providing positive information about your business, along with contact info (including your website URL, so readers can follow this to your site!). By taking these steps as you write your press releases, you will ensure great results - with lots of people reading your press release, and lots of people coming your way because of it - instead of ending up with a press release that turns out to be nothing more than a great big waste of time!