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  • Our Clients
      • Amélies at The Smokehouse
      • For this restaurant, perched on the harbourside in Porthleven, we provide regional public relations campaigns, digital marketing, and look after the upkeep of their website.
      • Cornish Farm Holidays
      • Our travel PR campaign for Cornish Farm Holidays generated coverage in the local and national media and boosted bookings.
      • Cornish Cycle Tours
      • We provide a full range of marketing services for this cycling holiday specialist, covering website build and management, a national travel PR campaign and email newsletters.
      • Pennasville
      • As lead agency, we delivered a full ecommerce website project and rebrand which has transformed the fortunes of these Cornish holiday cottages.
      • Paul Ainsworth
      • For Padstow chef Paul Ainsworth we take care of copywriting; regional and national media relations; social media setup, strategy and training; and email marketing.
      • Extreme Academy
      • We have worked with the Extreme Academy since we started in 2002, providing PR for their portfolio of beach sports events and copywriting for websites and brochures.
      • Crantock Bakery
      • We provide regional public relations campaigns and digital communications for this award-winning producer of Cornish pasties and bake off products.
      • Wavefinder
      • Targeting niche sports markets, Wavefinder asked us to provide PR services and social media marketing for their surf, ski and mountain bike guidebooks.
      • Heritage Bed Company
      • We helped this manufacturer of cast iron and brass beds build a huge email database, raising awareness of the products at the same time.
      • Fire Café
      • Fire is a café, bar and restaurant right on the edge Mawgan Porth beach. Serving hearty portions of locally sourced food in stunning surrounds, they asked us to provide them with a new website.
      • The Harbour
      • The Harbour Restaurant and Harbour Loft Accommodation are located in the heart of Port Isaac, right opposite the slipway and just metres from the beach.
      • The Strand
      • The Strand comprises of two apartments located on the harbours edge in Padstow, North Cornwall.
      • The Olde House
      • For the self-catering, farmstay holiday providers The Olde House we provide full service marketing, including email newsletters and a travel PR campaign.
      • Grumpies of Cornwall
      • We spread awareness around the launch of original pie company, Grumpies of Cornwall. 
      • Harbour Brewing Co
      • We are helping this new Cornish brewery with their launch, raising awareness of their products and unique brewing process.
      • Treleavens
      • Treleavens produce handmade, artisan Cornish ice cream and sorbets on the South Cornish coast.
      • Tides & Mariners, Rock
      • We created three websites for this family of businesses including Tides restaurant, Mariners Lettings and The Mariners pub in Rock, north Cornwall.
      • Cornwall Food & Drink Festival
      • We conducted a PR campaign for the Cornwall Food & Drink Festival 2012 to build the festival's profile and establish it as a key event in the UK food and festivals calendar.
      • Padstow Christmas Festival
      • Organisers of the Padstow Christmas Festival wanted to raise awareness of the event. Their key objective was the maximise attendance figures and encourage spending in the town.
      • Renaissance Pubs
      • An award-winning pub group in SW London, Renaissance operate dining pubs in Clapham, West Dulwich and Kennington.
      • Riverford Home Delivery Cornwall
      • Lynn and Steve Allen acquired the Cornwall franchise for Riverford Home Delivery in August 2012. We spread awareness of the launch through traditional and digital PR methods.
      • People & Gardens
      • We put together a new easy-to-use website for St Austell based charity People & Gardens.
      • Healey's
      • Family-owned business Healey's, near Truro, is Cornwall's longest standing cyder producer.
  • Case Studies
      • New website boosts lettings
      • The Penna family needed a new website to promote their self-catering cottages at Holywell Bay near Newquay. See how we got on...
      • Padstow chef gets social
      • Paul Ainsworth knew he needed to manage his online presence and make the most of social media opportunities. Here's how we helped...
      • Trade PR for Crantock Bakery
      • Crantock Bakery sell over 20 million pasties and bake-off products to other businesses. B2B and trade PR plays a crucial part in their marketing strategy.
      • Launching Amélies at The Smokehouse
      • Amélies at the Smokehouse opened in Porthleven, Cornwall in April 2010. Owner Sam Sheffield-Dunstan set us the challenge of getting the restaurant off to a flying start.
      • Putting pasties on the map
      • Wanting to improve the search engine ranking of their website and boost traffic, we worked with Cornwall's best pasty bakery to write new content.
      • Promoting the perfect picnic
      • Gourmet Picnics asked us to raise the profile of their chef-made picnics, made using the finest Cornish ingredients.
      • Features writing for magazines
      • We have contributed regularly to Another Place, The Hotel & Extreme Academy's annual magazine for visitors to the hotel.
      • Website copywriting for restaurants in Cornwall
      • Paul Ainsworth asked us to help him develop a new website for his restaurant. Working with him to plan the site content, we introduced Paul to a trusted web developer and graphic designer.
      • Award success for Peckish
      • Peckish Fish and Chips had to write, produce, and deliver a ten minute presentation  at the National Fish and Chip awards. They asked us to help.
      • Email Marketing
      • The Olde House in Chapel Amble wanted to update their customer database which they had collected over 30 years of offering family holidays, and convert their customers' contact details to an email system. 

      • The perfect picnic platform
      • Gourmet Picnics asked us to create a new ecommerce website which was both easy to manage and simple to purchase from.
      • New site for Fire Café
      • Fire Café, Bar and Grill needed an easy to update website that reflected the relaxed nature of their beachside hangout.
      • Paul Ainsworth on BBC2
      • Paul Ainsworth asked us to carry out a ten week campaign raising awareness of his participation in the BBC2 series Great British Menu.
      • New website for The Harbour
      • Emily Scott needed a new website for The Harbour Restaurant in Port Isaac which would also incorporate a brochure site for new holiday accommodation.
      • Website audit for The Strand
      • The owners of The Strand, Padstow knew that in a competitive market their website needed to showcase its full potential and asked us to complete a website audit.
      • A Rocking Oyster Festival
      • The organisers of Rock Oyster Festival asked us to raise awareness around their charitable festival in order to increase ticket sales and raise as much money as possible for their chosen charities.
      • New website for Rojano's
      • Rojano's in the Square asked us to create a website for them that reflected their restaurant undergoing redevelopment.
      • Award-winning PR for Polo
      • We conducted a 12 week campaign for Polo on the Beach 2010 using photography to maximise the impact of the PR.
      • Promoting proper pies
      • Grumpies of Cornwall asked us to raise awareness of their products and branding with the county, with the aim of increasing sales of their range of handmade pies. 
      • Grumpies festive video
      • We conducted a video campaign for Grumpies of Cornwall to launch their two Christmas pies.

      • Treleavens Website
      • Treleavens Cornish ice cream producers asked us to create a new website which reflected the strong company ethos of high quality, handmade ice creams and sorbets. 

      • Launch of Harbour Brewing Co
      • We helped this new Cornish brewery with their launch, raising awareness of their products and unique brewing process.
      • New website for Paul Ainsworth
      • Paul Ainsworth asked us to create him a personal website and a brand identity to match, which would build up his profile as a chef.
      • Food & Drink Festival PR
      • Organisers of the ninth Cornwall Food & Drink Festival wanted to build the festival's profile and establish it as a key event in the UK food and festivals calendar.
      • Padstow Christmas Festival
      • Organisers of the Padstow Christmas Festival 2012 wanted to maximise attendance figures and encourage spending in the town.
      • Raising Riverford's profile
      • Lynn and Steve Allen acquired the Cornwall franchise for Riverford Home Delivery in August 2012. We spread awareness through traditional and digital PR methods.
      • Promoting a new product
      • Mrs Middleton’s Cold-Pressed Rapeseed Oil is a joint venture between sisters Whizz Middleton and Ellie Michell, whom we helped promote their new product.
      • Securing national coverage
      • We worked to secure regional and national media coverage for Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach 2012, as well as spreading awareness of the event.
      • Integrated campaign for Healey's
      • We carried out an integrated campaign for Healey's to promote the Rattler brand, which was the official cyder sponsor of Boardmasters 2013.
  • Our Work
      • Content
      • Content is king. Our trained journalists produce a wide range of content - writing for websites, newsletters and brochures, and source and manage photography and video content.
          • Website content
          • What your website says and the way it says it is important in attracting visitors to your site and keeping them interested in what you have to say. We write interesting content for websites which follows the tone and style of your brand.
          • Features writing
          • With a background in newspaper and magazine journalism featuring strongly in the Barefoot team, our features writing gives your publication the edge.
          • Photography
          • Brilliant photography can make a huge difference to the overall quality of your marketing. We've built up bags of experience over the years at writing and handling press calls for events and product launches. We write clear concise briefs and source the finest photographers to make sure you get the images necessary.
          • Ad copy
          • Good copywriting for adverts is crucial for Cornish businesses and organisations looking to market themselves properly. Fortunately for them, we do it all the time.
          • Website copy
          • Cost effective copywriting services from Barefoot Media. Tight copy, to budget and deadline. With search engine friendly phrases in mind and a consistent style and tone.
          • Email newsletters
          • We provide structured content for email newsletters that works. Tailored to your customers, our engaging stories generate results.
          • Video
          • We work with a select group of video producers to create lasting content that enhances the brand values of our clients.
      • Public Relations
      • PR is the most effective way to get people talking about your business. Rather than tell you what we can do, we thought we'd show you what we've done.
          • Award entries
          • Winning an award for your products or services is a great way of achieving media coverage for your business. We research the best competitions for your company and write prize-winning entries.
          • Travel PR
          • Cornish tourism is going from strength to strength. We work with tourism clients to gain exposure in the national and specialist travel media.
          • Regional news PR
          • Regional news PR is our bread and butter and what we've been doing the most since our formation in 2002. Over the eight years we've formed close ties with journalists on the news desks of the South West's newspapers, radio stations and television stations and regularly work them to achieve prominent places for our clients in their news agendas.
          • Launch events
          • Making sure the media know about and attend the launch of a new product or business can give your venture a great start. Press conferences and media launches are an excellent way to get noticed.
          • Food & drink PR
          • We work with restaurants and food and drink producers to promote products, generate restaurant reviews and place news and features in both the local and national press.
          • Events PR
          • Events are nothing without an audience. Our events PR campaigns raise awareness pre-event to drive attendance and ticket sales, run on-site press office and media calls, and maximise post-event coverage.
          • Competitions
          • Offering your products or services as competition prizes can raise the profile of your business, generate sales leads and build mailing lists. We work with media outlets to achieve the best results for your business.
          • Trade & B2B PR
          • Coverage in your company's specialist trade and business media can be a highly effective way of increasing sales and generating new business leads.
      • Digital
      • Your online presence is your company's single most important marketing tool. An amazing website is no use if nobody sees it - we can show you how to use social media platforms and digital marketing techniques to help you stay one step ahead of the competition.
          • Social media training
          • With over 500 million users, Facebook is an increasingly influential part of everyday life. Our bespoke social media service matches your business with the right social networks to engage with your customers.
          • Content managed websites
          • We design websites around your business objectives, working with you to develop the look, feel, and functionality of your website. Content managed websites give you full control over content. We work with trusted designers and developers to project manage web builds from the initial meeting to handover.
          • Email marketing
          • We've teamed up with MailAway to create a service which improves the customer relationship and drives business. We plan the content and create the news of special offers, competitions and new products, while MailAway provide the tech support, platform, and emarketing expertise. Read the case studies below or contact us for pricing.  
          • Social media marketing
          • If you already have a social media presence but aren't sure how to tranform this into meaningful impact on your business, we offer social media marketing that results in greater levels of engagement.
          • Ecommerce websites
          • We work with trusted designers and developers to ensure we build websites that fit perfectly look great, work perfectly, and are easy to navigate. From inception, everything we do is designed to lead to the creation of a website that delivers safe, secure sales. We project manage your web build from the initial meeting to handover, making sure your site is built on time and on budget.
          • Website audit
          • If your website isn't performing as well as it used to, then a web audit could be the perfect solution for your organisation.  As part of your audit, we create an easy to understand report which highlights the things your website does well as well making suggestions as to how it could be improved to better meet your requirements.