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3.412 minutes with Holly Jean

She sees her blog as a pretty pink flamingo.

Urban lifestyle blogger Holly Jean, who can’t wait to get invited to the Resorts World, answers Social PR’s questions about her blog and herself as a blogger.


Who are you? Ie what is your blog name and your real name. Why did you come up with the blog title?

I'm Holly Jean, and My Blog is titled A Thing (or Two) About Holly Jean because it's about my life and how I live it.

What are you? In ten (or so) words, you would describe your blog as: …

Humorous, light-hearted, yet thought-provoking urban lifestyle blog about relationships, beauty, fitness, fashion and food.

Why do we need you? Why is your blog different? What makes it stand out from the crowd? Why is it special?

I have good rapport and connection with a strong (and growing!) base of loyal readers. You can view my past advertorials/columns/articles here -

Perfect story? First, what kind of stories does your blog run? Second, what kind of PR-generated or PR-related stories have a chance of getting a run in your blog?

My blog runs lifestyle based stories (travel, good restaurants, entertainment, fashion, relationships...). I'm on the look out for anything new, exciting or fun to blog about.

Contact? What’s the best way for PR to contact you, email or phone best?


What kind of stories make a great blog post?

It's not so much the content but the way you put it across to readers. Things from the heart make the most genuine posts.

If your blog was an animal, it would be a …?

A..... Flamingo! It's a pretty pink, loves an audience and you can't NOT notice it :)

Do you do lunch/dinner/junkets? Why or why not?

Yes, if it's worth my while. Meaning I won't just go for free food (lol), there has to be something I want out of it.

Complete this sentence: You wish that PR would…

Know what they want to pitch before arranging to meet me... sometimes it's a waste of time when they're unsure about what they want even.

What stories will your blog be watching closely this year?

Waiting to check out the Resorts World and all the rest once its ready.

If you were a great novel, you would be…

an abridged version! ... kidding. hmmm.... has to be DH Lawrence's Women In Love.


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