SellUsYourStory.com is part of SWNS, the country’s leading, largest and most established agency for selling stories and photos to magazines and newspapers.
For over 50 years our team has helped tens of thousands of people get their stories and photos published in the press. We have a direct line to every publication in the UK.
Not only do we negotiate fees for our clients; our team of writers are here to write your story in the appropriate style and tone for each publication. Our friendly features and news teams understand how important your story is to you and we are masters at dealing with sensitive issues. You’ll get a full read-back of your story, ensuring that every word is approved by you before it is published.
We supply content to every national editor in the UK and abroad, as well as the main television companies, and our story auction service means that we can command the highest fees for you. Our own fees are paid direct by the media.
Below you’ll find a bit more info about how to sell your story to the press:
Step 1 – Submit a brief outline of your story
Simply fill out the story submission form on the left hand side of this page, or call us on the Story Hotline.
Step 2 – Get a price for your story
We’ll let you know how much it is likely to be worth.
Step 3 – Interview
If you’re happy to go ahead, we’ll interview you over the phone or face to face to get all the detail about your story.
Step 4 – Negotiations
In most cases, we hold a media auction in order to achieve the highest possible fee for our clients. However, if you’d simply like to appear in every publication, we’ll send it out via our news wire to every editor in the UK.
Step 4 – Checking the story
We can ensure that you approve every single word that is written. Your story will not be published without your consent.
Step 5 – Payment
A written agreement guarantees your payment on publication of your story.
These are just some of the publications that we contribute to:
We provide content, images and video to all of the abouve publications, and many, many more. For more information about how to sell a story to the press, visit our Sell My Story page.