We’ve all been there: woken up one day and discovered that blogging has taken over our lives and that we spend more time writing about things we do than actually doing them. Insomniac Mummy perfectly captures the experience in this post about reacquiring perspective. I stumbled upon the world of mummy blogging quite by accident. [...]
Today Karin from Cafe Bebe starts her regular posts on some of the bloggers to read: Ah, my first Blogger of the Week post! Oh, the pressure! Do you know that there are more than 1,800 members of British Mummy Bloggers now? When I joined in May of 2009 there were around 300. I thought [...]
Tis the season to be jolly! Join us for the BMB “A Christmas Carol” Carnival. Share with us your favourite memory or wish for Christmas past, present or future. For those of you who will be joining us for the BMB Christmas party on 8th December, we will select a few posts to be read at the event, ala [...]
Navigating the world of Twitter can be like trying to replicate that “Strictly” move after your nightly bottle glass of wine. Which is to say, at times challenging. Riding to the rescue is Karin of Cafe Bebe, dispensing her hardwon tips on Twitter Etiquette and Enjoying Your Twitter Experience. Over to Karin: Back in March [...]
More and more blogs are attracting mainstream media attention. Harness it and you can get attention for your blog, your writing and your business. Liz Jarvis, who blogs at Living With Kids has been a journalist for over 20 years and frequently interviews bloggers for magazine and newspaper articles. Here she shares her top tips [...]
What can you do in 5 minutes? Plait your 6-year-old’s hair while yelling school pick-up instructions to your partner? Do a last-minute nappy change and still get out the door in time to catch the train? Get dressed and made-up so you step out Grace Kelly-ready? If that last one eludes you (as it does [...]
The run up to Christmas is seeing some really creative blogger campaigns. For a start, Three has given five ”mobile mums” a smart phone to see how the technology changes their lives. In conjunction with Bounty they sent out a call for mums to participate. The result was a wide mix of mums from Scotland to the South East. As [...]
If you are interested in blogging you should read Technorati’s annual State of the Blogosphere 2010, which outlines growth and trends in blogging. This year was special because it is the first time it focused on female bloggers. Go girls! You can go over and read the report itself, but some of the highlights include: The rise [...]
First of all, I want to say that if don't have Deb Ng in your reader, PUT HER IN NOW. She is a leading US blogger and she talks 100% good sense about the world of blogging, why we do it, and how to do it better. Recently she blogged about Headline v Content: Does the [...]
Every day we have new members joining BMB. There are loads of interesting new voices and great new blogs but unless you're trawling our "New to Blogging" board regularly you may find it hard to discover them. So we're introducing the New Member Blog Hop. A Blog Hop is simple: it's a list of blog [...]
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