Real Simple is looking for all products that will make life easier for its 8.8 million readers. Think new fashion, home and beauty ideas for the busy everywoman — and, no, vibrators do not count.

Deputy editor Noelle Howey says, “It’s knowing how to make the pitch and the type of product. So, all the publicists who send me information on sex toys could probably stop now. I get a lot of those.”

Publicists who pitch to a specific section or column have a better chance of grabbing an editor’s attention, and what’s the best way to learn those sections? Read…the…magazine.

Get more guidelines, plus a full list of editors accepting pitches here.

MONA ZHANG