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The Media Bag, a Product Review Service, Offers Free Trial

DENVER, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SourceBottle is now offering a free, 60-day trial of its new product review service, The Media Bag, to public relations and marketing professionals, and product/service vendors. Launched by SourceBottle last month, The Media Bag enables PR professionals and product vendors to upload information about their product(s) or service(s) available for review and push this information to the appropriate media contacts for consideration. The Media Bag is free to journalists and bloggers who can quickly sign up, indicate their coverage areas, and start receiving information about appropriate products and services to consider for upcoming reviews or gift guides.

Public relations and marketing professionals and product/service vendors can access the 60-day free trial by visiting:

The Media Bag requires users to upload photos and press announcements, and select up to three out of 78 review categories that determine what media receive the product/service review pitch. Additionally, subscribers select geographic reach, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States, and users can enter cities and states for more specific outreach and coverage placement.

"PR and marketing professionals are stretched for time and need more efficient and still effective ways to secure quality results. The Media Bag was designed to fill this need specific to product reviews and holiday gift guides," said Rebecca Derrington, founder of The Media Bag and SourceBottle. "To extend this level of efficiency, we are offering the service for free so PR and marketing professionals can quickly and easily assess what The Media Bag can do for them."

The Media Bag is offered by SourceBottle, a free online tool that enables journalists and bloggers to efficiently find sources for stories and products for review. When journalists and bloggers need to review or profile particular products or services, they can post a free query calling for submissions on SourceBottle that is received by SourceBottle's subscriber base. The Media Bag is a complementary service that enables PR professionals and product vendors to alert the appropriate journalists and bloggers when products and services are available for review, saving significant time and resource costs.

Journalists and bloggers can sign up for The Media Bag, free at any time by visiting:

About SourceBottle

SourceBottle is a free, online service that enables journalists and bloggers to efficiently find knowledgeable sources for stories via PR professionals and businesses. SourceBottle for North America is exclusively focused on topics around women's interests. SourceBottle also offers a product review and gift guide facilitation service, The Media Bag, that covers nearly 80 categories. SourceBottle was founded in Melbourne, Australia in 2009, and today serves users across Australia, New Zealand, North America and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit: Follow us on Twitter at @sourcebottle and @themediabag.

Media Contact:
Michelle Baum
Chase Communications

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