Last Tuesday, we hosted an incredible panel of all-female founders and PR experts at Huckletree West in partnership with Wern PR. Entitled How to get publicity for you and your business, we discussed the do’s and don’ts of PR, what should be in your PR press toolkit and the importance of being ready for national press.

Meet The Panellists

Our Chair, Lucy Werner, founder of The Wern

Lucy, is the founder of Wern Chat PR, a communications consultancy for small businesses, entrepreneurs and independent brands. She is a PR expert as well as creates toolkits, events and one-to-one coaching to teach people how to do DIY PR. Lucy reminded us to celebrate the wins…

Antonia Taylor, founder of Antonia Taylor PR

Antonia, helps fast-growth businesses engage with and grow their audiences through creative 360-degree comms strategies. Since starting out in London agency life, she’s created a lane to help SMEs share their message and establish brand position. On the panel, she reminded us the importance of building relationships…

Ronke Lawal, founder of Ariatu PR.

Ronke, a PR expert and consultant is a passionate advocate for enterprise, equality for all, women in business and leadership. She talked to us about the importance of understanding what it is you really needed from a PR drive. She also highlighted the importance of having boundaries…

Rachel Bradley, founder of Gossip Girl PR.

Rachel Bradley is founder of Gossip Girl PR, a PR and social media consultancy based in Berkshire. A trained journalist she has worked for the BBC, L’Oreal and Wella as well as consulting for a range of London based PR agencies on a freelance basis. Rachel reminded us that’s it’s not always about numbers and why we should be focusing on local radio…

Event Photos

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Video filmed and produced by Lucia at Key Frames Uk.
With love, Lara x

About the author

Lara Sheldrake is a Social Media Strategist and Co-founder at Found & Flourish. Lara writes and speaks on the topics of entrepreneurship, motherhood and social media for business. She also hosts the Bossing It podcast, aimed at empowering the next generation of female founders in the UK. Send Lara an email. You can also find her on Instagram @Lara_Sheldrake or Twitter @Lara_Sheldrake.

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