FDPR News

Bigger is not always better!

Well my Springer Spaniel might argue that yes, when it comes to sticks, bigger is always better! But does a bigger audience necessarily mean better publicity? Well, no actually, it doesn’t! There’s a common misconception that getting your story on … Read More

Thrilled to be named one of East Yorkshire’s most inspiring business women

I was absolutely delighted to be included in the list of most inspiring business women in East Yorkshire this week. I had no idea it was coming. In fact, I only realised when I got an early text from a … Read More

Successful Masterclass for Women in Business

I had a wonderful time presenting a DIY Your Biz PR Masterclass to the Women in Business networking group in Hull this week. During the pandemic, Women in Business moved all of its events online. This was one of the … Read More

Official launch of DIY Your Biz PR

If you are struggling to get yourself noticed by the media and you haven’t got money in your budget to hire in a PR professional, then why not do-it-yourself?! Journalist Fiona Dwyer, founder of Fiona Dwyer PR & Media and, … Read More

How to improve your chances of getting in the media

Whether or not you get the attention of journalists isn’t based on the roll of a dice!  Targeting the right journalist with your story is essential if you are serious about raising your profile in the media.  But how do … Read More

DIY Your Biz PR – VIP Waitlist open

In response to all those startup businesses and small businesses who want to know how to kickstart their own PR but don’t yet have the money their budget to hire in someone to do it for them, FDPR Media is … Read More

What Makes a Good PR Story?

I was absolutely thrilled to be invited to deliver a Lunch and Learn session this week for the Women in Business networking group in Hull on this very question – and I’m pleased to report it was a great success. … Read More

4 reasons why press releases are important

4 top tips on the importance of the press release. Many people don’t really understand what a press release is for and, indeed, why you should even bother writing one – but if you want to tell people about who you are and what you are offering, then a press release is exactly what you need. … Read More

What’s the point of PR?

This could be number one on the “most frequently asked” questions about PR!  What is PR and what’s the point of it?  “Manipulative”, “mysterious” and “fluffy” – these are all words that have been used to describe PR professionals, but … Read More

No monthly fee – just buy what time you need

Last year we listened to your feedback and launched our ‘Buying Blocks of Time’ service and scrapped monthly fees. It’s been working really well, so we thought we would give you a reminder about how it works. … Read More