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29 Holiday Gift Guides You Could Be Pitching Right Now

The average person sees Halloween decorations take over a department store after Labor Day and thinks, “Already?” But PR and marketing pros—far from average—see Halloween go up and wonder, “Shoot, how did I miss my holiday gift guide deadlines?”

Don’t panic. There’s always Seek Or Shout, our free social networking platform for PR and media—effectively, the store that is open until midnight on Christmas Eve. You may have missed some traditional print deadlines, but there are still many blogs and online magazines that are accepting pitches and products through mid-December.

Here’s a list of 29 holiday gift guides and users on Seek Or Shout that you could be pitching right now. Be sure to login or register for an account at Seek Or Shout if you’re interested in replying to a post.

(30th) lieverd98 is looking for family-friendly, travel and photography products:

(1st) 3BoysandaDog’s annual guide covers home, entertainment, all-ages:
(5th) katiebell3 is seeking clever gifts for wine lovers to feature on
(13th) MommyJenna is on the lookout for must-have gifts for everyone:
(15th) JessieM is accepting submissions from businesses:
(15th) primamedia12 is looking for gourmet food, kitchen, home and garden products:
(31st) Lisa_GrandmasBriefs is seeking products and services for grandparents and baby boomers
(31st) LaneStudioSvcs is requesting men’s fashion, women’s fashion, shoes and fashion accessories

(1st) Ashley Sears is seeking unique gifts for a female audience:
(1st) jmanandmillerbug is looking for family-friendly submissions:
(15th) MiriamT is seeking submissions for a product-per-day gift guide:
(30th) Michelle7508 is seeking brands for men, women, pets and more:
(30th) cherylk is seeking products for a holiday entertaining guide:

(1st) MamaNYC is accepting product submissions for maternity, baby and holiday gift guide:
(5th) ktshelt is seeking products in the categories of cooking, men, women, kids and electronics
(15th) scentednights2002 is accepting Christmas gift submissions for review and giveaway:
(17th) Tcriscillies is taking gift submissions for parents, coworkers, kids, teachers and more:
(18th) mandalynne is looking for family-friendly products for review and giveaway:

TheReviewWire is booking apparel, food items, electronics, toys and more for a guide to be published November 25:

EmilyReviews is accepting submissions, especially toys, clothing and accessories, for a gift guide that will run November 1 through December 15:

Around My Family Table is looking for food– and kitchen-related items for a guide starting November 1:

mommybunch is seeking product submissions for a gift guide that will likely start mid-October:

Amber Killmon is accepting product submissions in all categories for a guide that will run late-September through December 15:

Grandma Juice is accepting products for review and giveaway for a guide that will run mid-October through December 15:

detroitmom is seeking sponsors in the categories of men, women, teen, household, DIY, pets and more:

alisonkpr is seeking gift guide submissions for smart, funny and fashionable women:

kidsumers is accepting all-categories submissions for holiday gift guide listings that will begin running November 1:

mglawler is seeking products for review and giveaway products for a local homeless shelter:

Thespringmount6pack is taking requests to be included a holiday gift guide and newsletter:


Have a holiday gift guide that you’d like to share? Be sure to post your requests for products and services in our Seek Or Shout community.


About Teresa Dankowski

Teresa Dankowski is a content marketing manager at Cision and covers best practices in marketing, PR and social media. She enjoys printmaking, wine, TV and dominating at rec league softball.

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