Posted by Francesca De Franco on 11 Nov 2019

Helping journalists and bloggers with the stories and content they are working on is a great way to get free publicity for your business or brand.

They might be after a soundbite, information from an industry expert, service provider or business owner; a case study or even a sample for review.

Here’s a roundup of the latest media opportunities, which could give you the chance to showcase your products, business or expertise in a particular field…


Request: Urgently looking to chat to a make-up artist for an online Fabulous Magazine feature.

Journalist: Lucy Devine

Publication: Fabulous Magazine (The Sun)

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Request: Are you a brand/company who would like their products featured on a blog? Get in touch.

Blogger: Kelly Welburn


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Request: Any IFAs happy to chat about /give a view on restricted vs independent advice?

Journalist: Laura Purkess

Publication: Citywire

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Request: Hit me with best Xmas gifts for house and home: title, brief description, cost and website, plus pic

Journalist: Helena Pozniak

Publication: Evening Standard

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Request: I am working on an upcoming post about subscription boxes- for men, women, and kids- I would love to feature yours! All types welcome

Blogger: Sarah


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Request: I’ve still got a few spaces for gifts to be featured on my family Xmas gift guide. Looking to feature brands/gifts perfect for adults so bath/body, gadgets or subscriptions etc.

Blogger: Laura Clubb


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Request: Looking for baristas, artesian chocolatiers (anyone who wouldn’t mind sharing the secret to the perfect hot chocolate). Must be willing to film a small segment of them making it too. The more unusual the better.

Journalist: Hannah Dodd

Publication: Daily Mirror

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Good luck! Hope to see some great coverage for Epsom & Ewell businesses and services soon.

Fran x

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Francesca De Franco
I’m Fran a Londoner living in Surrey with my great husband and our three lovely children. My eldest daughter is 15 and my twin daughters are aged 12.

I'm a freelance PR consultant and also run The Parent Social blog where I write about the activities we do, the places that we visit, the games that we play as well as all the every day parenting (and some non-parenting) stuff in between. I also have a wine and food PR consultancy and blog -

My love for communicating and writing, mirrors my passion for trying to be the best mum I can be. Interests include good food and wine, Italian culture, football and personal finance.

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