Why a hamster?
For starters, we think hamsters are pretty cute. Moreover, in the German language, "to hamster" means to collect or stockpile. To top things off, we found out that there was a chronic lack of hamsters with their own Twitter account.
What kind of sites do you include? / Is [...] really a public relations tool?
Our main criteria is that a site should be useful for people working in public relations. People in the communications industry do more than just send out press releases: they might organize events, perform opinion research, put together information brochures, employ SEO or lobby among selected stake holders. Basically, we regard any tool that you can employ to measure or influence the image of your company as a public relations tool. At the same time, it is also important to us that a website or service has a direct and concrete benefit.
Why don't you include PR Agencies?
The site was made to enable people in the communications industry, including those at PR agencies, to do a better job. We believe these people don't need a list of their competitors, they need a list of practical Public Relations tools they can preferably use right away. Moreover, there are already plenty of company directories out there - but where do you go for a list of press release distribution sites or to find a free survey tool?
I submitted my PR website/blog, but it was not included. Why is this?
Possible reasons for this include:
- We have not processed your request yet. We manually check each entry to make sure a site is relevant and logos and descriptions are in order. This might take a while to complete.
- We have rejected your request because your site was not a relevant or useful, online, public relations tool. Keep in mind that we do not include general PR service agencies.
- We have filed your website under a category that is still under development.
If you have doubts as to whether your upload was processed, simply drop us an email: email@example.com
Why did you change the description of my website/blog?
We aim to provide useful, neutral and concise information about each link. Most descriptions given by users tend to be a little bit more subjective with less hard facts. For example, we prefer to include the price of a service in the description or point out if a free version carries restrictions. This is usually not included in the preferred marketing text of a site owner.
What can I do if I do not agree with your description of my site?
Please contact us by email if you would like to propose changes to a description. We will correct any factual errors as soon as possible and try to accommodate your input. Keep in mind however, that we do aim to provide an objective description of each link and might not be able to make all the changes that are desired.
If you want full control of your description, as well as a guaranteed placement at the top of our website, you can choose to place a promoted link. For more information on this, please see our advertising section.
Why are some descriptions in English and others in German?
All the German tools carry a German description. All the English tools carry an English description. You can switch the languages on/off in the top-left of our site. We see no point in translating the descriptions into a language other than that of the website it describes, hence the mixed language option.