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BritMums Live 2015: Photostyling with Katy Orme

Want to make your blog images more beautiful? Photographer and stylist Katy Orme is leading a photo styling session at BritMums Live, where you can gain practical knowledge on styling, especially for a blog or Instagram. Katy writes the award-winning interiors-focused blog Apartment Apothecary, capturing her DIY room makeovers, design ideas and craft projects that she showcases […]

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BritMums Live 2015: How to be a social media manager

You spend your life on social media — wouldn’t it be great to get paid for it too? Meet bloggers that have made the move from social media consumer to social media manager at BritMums Live in the session “How to be a social media manager”. They help create content for their clients, they advise […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Digital Activism – Shaping the world we live in

Are you an online activists, or want to ramp up leading change in an area you feel passionate about?  We’re honoured to have these digital activism trailblazers at BritMums Live, sharing their experiences and advice in the session “Digital Activism – Charities, campaigning and shaping the world we live in”. Each is experienced in different areas, […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Pinterest – Winning pinning ideas

Pinterest is a place where our passions come to life: design, food, crafts, beauty, fashion, party planning, travel and more. It’s also one of the most powerful platforms with which to grow your social media presence, and it continues to be one of the biggest referrers to blogs. Join our group of top Pinterest’ers sharing […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Breaking Boundaries with Insight and Passion

If you think of your blog as a business, or are thinking of running a business, Kate Hardcastle will inspire you! Kate  is one of the UK’s leading “go-to” business experts and founded Insight With Passion – which donates 20% back to good causes. This session will give you enthusiasm about running your own business (yes, […]

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Now open: 2015 Brilliance in Blogging (BiB) Awards!

They are the big awards with the little bitty name: Nominations for the 2015 BiBs (aka the Brilliance in Blogging Awards) are now open! BritMums highlights the best of parent lifestyle blogging in our BiB Awards. It recognises the most creative, inventive and compelling blogging of the year! Last year more than 200,000 nominations and […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Social Media Optimisation – doing it all at once (yes, you must!)

Facebook tweaks its algorithm and suddenly nobody sees yours posts anymore. Pinterest fiddles with its feed and your referrals go from 1,000 to 100. It’s no longer good enough to be excellent on 1 social platform; you need to be working them all. Social Media Optimisation Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, G+, Twitter all at once? Yes, […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Family travel blogging session

We’ve been running sessions on Family Travel Blogging for years now. The exciting thing is how much this niche is evolving. The content is getting better, the variety of destinations wider and the brands more interested in our growing power. But there’s always more to absorb. This year we’re focussing on what we can learn […]

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BritMums Live 2015: How successful bloggers do it

This year at BritMums Live, we’re introducing a new type of session, one that allows us to get up close and personal with some of the bloggers who are grabbing headlines, hitting the airwaves and otherwise catching our eye. BritMums in conversation with… “BritMums in conversation with…” is a chat with 3 bloggers who are […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Feel happier with the #EmbraceHappy session

As bloggers we are always busy, but are we happy? If you’re at BritMums Live this year, you won’t want to miss our newest INSPIRE session: Embrace Happy. The session will discuss how to better appreciate the everyday moments, taking a step back from the business of blogging and finding the joy in celebrating the little things […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Advanced Google+ session

Google+ continues to be one of the most powerful tools in the blogger’s arsenal. It helps with your SEO, connects to your YouTube channel, markets your content and can even help you monetise (yes, really). At BritMums Live 2015, James Dearsley will be returning to present Advanced Google+, a session on how to go beyond […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Define Your Design Workshops

Hello, beautiful! That’s the feeling we all want to have when we look at our blogs every day. This year at BritMums Live we’re delighted to announce a brand new module on the schedule that is all about good design and creating a gorgeous blog and brand. Best of all, it’s a hands-on experience, broken […]

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How BritMums Live inspired one mum to write and publish her first novel!

Have you written that book yet? Have you started it? Another successful story of getting published, Ericka Walker shared her journey with BritMums, read and be inspired. After winning the 2013 BiB award for best family blogger, I met Amanda  Preston from LBA in an Agent session and told her about Confessions of a Mother […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Friday Keynote with Carol Smillie

We are so excited to announce the BritMums Live 2015 Friday keynote: Carol Smillie! Carol will join us on Friday 19th June talking about her endeavour DiaryDoll, with tennis star Annabel Croft. Her theme will be Ready for Anything — how we can all embrace the idea of being ready for anything, and how we […]

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BritMums Live: Victoria Wright kicks off “Inspirational Shorts”

To inspire you at BritMums Live, we’re asking 3 very special people to tell us their story, in short inspirational bursts. New this year: Inspirational Shorts Inspirational Shorts will be short 10-minute talks throughout the weekend to inspire, involve and move us. It’s a way for us to do something we’ve been thinking about for […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Di Coke speaks about giveaways

Back by popular demand: You told us, we listened. We’re delighted to announce that Di Coke is back for BritMums Live 2015, giving advice on running giveaways, competitions and more. Expect a fast-paced session with easy-to-understand but vital tips on what keeps your giveaways legal, how they can be used to drive traffic, what makes […]

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