Want to find new blogs and tell the world about your latest posts? Blogging carnivals are great way to do it. If you are a newbie, it’s a way to get new readers and if your an old hand, it introduces you to new blogs. It’s also loads of fun and really give you the [...]
I had dinner last night with some NBFs (non blogging friends). In between talk of Simone de Beauvoir, Guides and the proper way to eat French cheese, we discussed blogging. My friends (French, if you hadn't already guessed) were intrigued as to why women were flocking to the Internet in such vast numbers. As I sipped my Chardonnay, I tried to [...]
BMB is growing every day, with new bloggers joining and existing bloggers doing more and more interesting things on their blogs and adding discussions within the network. In the interest of helping all new members feel welcome, we've named Becca Evans (@Beckicklesie) as BMB Ambassador. She'll be saying hello to newbies and around on the [...]
We've been watching the British mum blogging phenom from the get go; the community has grown from just a handful of bloggers to nearly 2,000! But what really makes up and drives this eclectic group of highly opinionated bloggers? We want to know! Are you a British parent blogger? Please fill out this benchmark study; it is anonymous and will only take a few [...]
At our #savvyhalfterm Twitter party on Tuesday 12 October more than 190 bloggers swapped tips and advice on how to enjoy half-term. In an hour we tweeted nearly 1,000 messages. (Did we mention the event trended in the UK?) Here, we’ve pulled out just a few of the ideas from the avalanche of novel and thoughtful suggestions. Got [...]
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Want to expand your technical prowess (and the bells and whistles on your blog)? Nickie from Typecast offers this down-to-earth advice on incorporating HTML even if you’re resolutely non-techie. When I first started blogging I was very happy with the basic, easy to use format that Blogger (my platform of choice) offered. The What You [...]
We're having BMB's first Twitter and you're invited! UPDATE: the spa prize has been updated to a £350 value. The Rainy Days prize now includes 4 nylon umbrellas. How it works: The party is an online gathering on Twitter on Tuesday 12 Oct from 13:00 – 14:00 about how to have a savvy half term. Taking part [...]
George Osborne's withdrawal of child benefit from "higher income" families is front-page news today – with good reason. It will affect 1.2 million families. Its simplistic (rather than means-tested) design creates situations in which two-earner families making £86K a year will keep their benefits while a single earner making more than £44K will lose it. (It's based [...]
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