For the past five years themagazineexpert (aka Mary Hogarth) has worked with journalists, editors and magazine publishers wanting to grow their expertise, publications or engage with their audience on a stronger level.

Key projects have included:

  • Publishers looking to expand/relaunch, enhance revenue streams or launch a new digital/print concept
  • Charities, companies, individuals or educators looking to develop a magazine
  • Publishers seeking to enhance audience engagement and expand circulation
  • Executives aiming to increase advertising sales and revamp media kits
  • Editorial teams looking to enhance their skills across print, online and digital
  • Editors/writers seeking to enhance their professional development.

All consultancy programmes are individually tailored to the client’s needs and desired outcomes. Whether you are looking to develop a new title, relaunch an existing publication or want to evolve, Mary takes a creative approach with a high level of expertise.



Miriam Phillips, publisher and founder of Bright Daisy Publishing Ltd:

F249B496-A953-4D66-96E2-055CF4162C78I will forever be grateful for meeting Mary and bringing her on board as a consultant to advise after starting up my publishing company. Mary has a great deal of editorial experience, expertise and insight into the publishing industry and her support and advice has been immensely helpful.

Not only has Mary helped us move from a free magazine to a paid for but she has helped grow our business in lots of other ways. I hope to keep learning from Mary as the business progresses.

Henry Leveson-Gower, Director of NEKS

Mary is very knowledgeable in the Magazine business and helped me, a novice, understand more about how it works to navigate the challenge of turning an idea for a magazine into reality.

Stewart Darkin, editor and journalist:

stewart-darkinI have found Mary’s experience and deep knowledge of the business of publishing to be hugely beneficial.

This – coupled with a friendly professional manner and an obvious desire to support and help – has made Mary an invaluable source of guidance and advice. I would not hesitate in recommending her services.

Wendy Kearns, Advertisement Manager, The Space Agency:

Wendy - web picMary is an expert on magazines – be it developing editorial content, income streams or stronger business strategies. Her wealth of experience combined with an innovative and strategic approach will enhance any publication.

As a consultant, Mary excels at getting a detailed picture of what needs to be done, before offering great advice. To help her clients achieve success, she will empower, motivate and challenge – and is a pleasure to work with!

For more see client testimonials