Mark your calendars! 10 March 2011 13:00 – 14:00 The #springclean Twitter party – tweet your tips, get advice and maybe win a prize! The daffodils are blooming, half term has arrived, the weather’s increasingly mild (where it’s not snowing, that is) – there’s no doubt that other sign of spring will soon be here: [...]
The CyberMummy 2011 schedule is live! Make sure you pop on over and check it out. There’s a little something for everyone … from theoretical session to ethics to hands-on how-to technical workshops. Oh, and did we mention that Sarah Brown is the keynote?! And Rachel Johnson? If you want to attend make sure you grab your [...]
Want to work with brands? Then you need to raise your Klout score and get on our new British Mum Bloggers have Klout index. Liz Jarvis, who blogs at The Mum Blog, shares her top 11 tips for upping your online influence. I was very excited to see BMB’s new British Mum Bloggers Have Klout index and [...]
It’s is a time of gleeful abandon for the children and white-knuckle fear for parents. What could I be talking about? Why HALF-TERM of course! Whether you enjoyed yours last week or are knee-deep in it this week, we’re all in the same boat. What WILL we do to fill all of the time? What [...]
English Mum has a gorgeous food-oriented blog where she writes everything from easy fresh baked bread and pies to farmhouse breakfasts that make your mouth water. She was also a Make a Difference Winner at the BMB’s Brilliance in Blogging Awards! Here are her tips for writing about food, whether your favourite recipes or cooking [...]
Facebook Fan Pages are among the most effective ways of connecting with your audience, and of gaining new readers for your blog. In this article, we’ll give you practical tips on how to use 5 Essential Facebook Fan Page tools for bloggers, brands and businesses.
First of all, her blog is primarily written from the perspective of her son, Little M! This is quite unique in the Mummy Blogging world but Little M seems to have achieved quite a following. He’s reviewing products, reporting on his busy days and putting up with his Mami and Papi. Life is hectic in [...]
If you want to work with brands you need to know about Klout. Why? Because more and more brands are using their data to measure online influence. Klout are a social media analytics company that measures online influence using Twitter and Facebook data. They incorporate all sorts of stats, such as follower and following counts, retweets, list memberships, and influence of retweeters and mentioners. This [...]
Helen writes reviews about everything from bathroom toy holders to coffee makers on her blog www.petitmom.co.uk and she also blogs at petiteladies.blogspot.com. Here, she shares her tips for getting in to the reviewing game. Do you think you have a unique viewpoint and knowledge to write reviews, whether for products, services or entertainment? Have you [...]
Blog indexes are a great way to raise your profile. But if you are the newbie on the block, how do you raise your score on their popular Parent Blog Index? Paul Coggins, MD of Wikio, give us some suggestions. What is Wikio? Wikio is a news portal that lists recent, up-to-the-minute articles from media [...]
If you haven’t already acquired enough sweeties, pink-frosted cupcakes and chocolates to send yourself into a coma, can you really say you’re prepared for Valentine’s Day? Then again, you may find it more satisfying spending the day setting fire to all the photos of your ex, or ignoring the day completely (hats off to your [...]
Love is in the air! There’s a touch of spring in the air as well. Some of us have even been lucky enough to witness the first signs of spring with snow drops and wee bits of green poking through the earth. It’s such a welcome change to the dreary cold and blowing winds! In [...]
Once again, BMB members have demonstrated what an amazing network this really is, this time joining together and using their voices to spread the word about sustainability for Baglady and, in turn, for our children’s future. Indeed, you may have already seen Baglady making her way around the Internet, thanks to the small group of [...]
Ever wonder how to make a blog look good enough to eat? Photography is a great way to inject some much needed energy into a site. Jay aka Mocha Beanie Mummy is a professional photographer in “real life”. Here she gives us 7 suggestions for improving photography on your blog. There are so many ways to do it, and how much [...]
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Ask a bunch of parents about how to get secret goodness into children’s meals and you get not only recipes and cooking tips. You also get down-to-earth strategies and philosophies that go way beyond the kitchen. At our Twitter party Thursday, sponsored by Kingsmill to announce their new Seeded range, the tweets were flying thick [...]
Update: This post and what the OFT’s ruling means for blogs has generated a lot of debate! It’s obvious that the issue of how to handle commercial relationships and transparency is one that engenders a lot of opinions (and emotions) in bloggers. Our idea of creating badges/icons/visual elements that immediately convey has drawn praise and [...]
Another week, another brilliant blogger to draw your attention to. This blogger is a London based Magazine Features Writer in her OFFICIAL capacity who combines her talent in writing Children’s Product reviews, running a busy household and being an outstanding Mummy to an energetic toddler and delightful new tiddler! She’s wondering if there are more [...]
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