I’ve followed with interest the development and desire for some mum bloggers to make money from their blogging efforts. It is probably most of our dreams to be able to make a living just from blogging, especially for us mums who need or want the flexibility it could bring into our lives. I’d like to suggest you all think [...]
The finalists of the Change category are some of the many bloggers who have discovered they can use their voices and blogs for causes, raising awareness and funds, and being a force for positive change. Their topics might be global, local or personal. Whatever their cause, these bloggers did more than their bit, and helped [...]
Radcliffe’s Wines is really excited to be wine sponsor for BritMums Live! 2012. We are an online wine retailer, selling a collection of 12 Old World Wines. Our mission is to share our love of Old World wines with you, by providing a complete food and wine matching experience. Linday Talas and Dominique Vrigneau, our [...]
I thought it would be nice to showcase a few new bloggers this month. Yes I know there’s a separate blog for that, but it’s bizarre how themes kind of create themselves and a lot of the suggestions this time round are from newer bloggers. (I’m not going to say which are which) – and [...]
Alice is the Essex Girl behind An Essex Wife. A blog that started one Sunday morning just ‘to see what all the fuss was about’ has become a way of life. Through blogging, and the wonderful people she meets, a new place in the working world has reveled itself and a new career path has [...]
Melitsa is a former teacher, mother of three boys and military wife who specialises in sharing Early Childhood play information from practitioners and experts into the hands of parents and carers to improve their under 5 play opportunities. She hosts a weekly podcast called Raising Playful Tots that is packed with practical activities to encourage [...]
Bring out the bunting ladies and gentlemen it’s carnival time and Emma Clement @beachpebble who writes at Emma in Bromley is our host. Kick of your shoes, grab a cold drink from the fridge and settle down to a fabulous list of posts on all sorts of topic,s flick through and make sure you participate [...]
Michelle is an employment partner at Kingsley Napley LLP and co-founder and co-chair of the Association of Professional Working Parents (APWP). The APWP is a networking and support group for likeminded professional working fathers and mothers who have children across a broad spectrum of ages from birth up to early adulthood, who balance their professional working lives with their [...]
Paul Fennemore is a highly experienced and qualified Social Media Networks and Digital Marketing specialist, marketing director and consultant. He publishes academic research on social media marketing and communications with Oxford Brookes University. Paul is also lecturing MBA business managers at Henley Business School on social media marketing and communications. As a recognised specialist, Paul [...]
BritMums is pleased to announce that Diane Hayman, founder of Powder Room Graffiti, is leading a discussion at BritMums Live! on how to deal with privacy and negativity online. In a past life, Diane was a high powered City executive who spent her days shouting orders for multi-million pound deals. When she became a parent [...]
UK parent blogger, Clare Macnaughton, A Modern Military Mother, last year separated from her husband, a serving officer in the RAF, and moved out of military quarters to begin a new life in an old damp rented house in the Wiltshire countryside. She has no idea what she is doing but her long-term goal is [...]
My job today is to tell you a little bit about who is up for the BiB award in the Tasty category sponsored by Fish is the Dish and trust me it’s not going to be easy because I’m supposedly dieting for my upcoming holiday and because all of these blogs win me over straight [...]
IDAPT are delighted to sponsor the charging station at BritMums Live. Located at the back of the main conference room, a few IDAPT Universal chargers will be available to help top up your devices with the energy they need.* We will also have lots of powerpoints — so bring your own chargers too. As the [...]
Grapes may be small but they are packed full of goodness. Welch’s is a family favourite in the US but it’s time that UK families had the chance to taste just what makes Welch’s unique! Not only has Welch’s has been produced by family farmers in North America for almost 150 years but at the [...]
Our WordPress session at BritMums Live! is going to take you to a whole new blogging level – mainly because Julie Hall, who’s running the session, is a wiz at this popular platform. She sets up and teaches small businesses about effective websites, she runs the women’s business networking organisation Women Unlimited and she has [...]
The Fresh Voice award celebrates the newbies in the blogging world. The blogger’s actual age and duration of blogging doesn’t figure; rather it’s their fresh approach to blogging – with content, pictures, video and voice that makes the rest of us take notice. And who doesn’t want to be noticed in the sea known as [...]
On Friday at 17:10 we have the Bloggers’ Studio – “Getting Published” Our panel includes writers, agents and publishers, all ready to answer your questions about getting published. But first we need your questions. Let us know what you want to know. Is it worth trying to find an agent? Should I think about self-publishing? [...]
BritMums Live! is all about you, the blogger. That’s why we end the event with The Bloggers’ Keynote: posts that we think really show off this wonderfully eclectic, supportive and creative community. We literally had hundred of nominations this year, and we wish we could have picked every single one of them. This year’s posts [...]
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