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How to work with PRs at #BML16

#BML16 – Up Your Game: How to work smart with PRs

Working with PRs is a vital part of being a successful blogger brand these days. But are you developing and managing your relationships with PRs effectively? PRs can be the gatekeepers, the kingmakers and the love-givers. They can hold the key to your dream press trip to the Maldives or the relationship with your favourite homewares brand, […]

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#BML16 – Building your audience through email

Despite providing one of the most direct and measurable methods of digital communication, bloggers often neglect “old-fashioned” email as a means of developing their online community. Learn how to efficiently and effectively grow your blog, your brand and your business with email in this new to BritMums Live session, Building your Audience Through Email Marketing, […]

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Get Ready For #BML16

Blog conferences are lots of fun and they’re great for your blog too.  The biggest conference of the year, for us parenting bloggers, is #BML16 (AKA BritMums Live), which hosts around 500 bloggers each June. Whether it is to network, collaborate, meet friends or simply to drink the wine, #BML16 is THE place to be. […]

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Vote for the BiBs 2016 Shortlist Blogs

We have announced the Shortlisted Blogs for the prestigious Brilliance in Blogging Awards for 2016. Vote now to show support for the blogs you like, with the form below. If you have trouble with this embedded form, you can also vote directly on the survey site. Yes, you can vote for yourself No, you don’t […]

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Announcing the 2016 BiBs shortlist! #BiBs2016

We’re delighted to announce this year’s crop of shortlisted Brilliance in Blogging bloggers and social influencers. “Brilliance” means so many things. In your nominations you told us what it means to you: talented bloggers always ready with an encouraging word or advice, gorgeous sites, recipes that inspire us, or commentary that gets us involved. Congratulations to the […]

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Linky: I’m going to #BML16

It’s BritMums Live season again, tickets are selling fast so if you’re still ‘thinking about it’ you’d best be quick or you’ll miss out! #BML16 will bring together bloggers and social influencers from all over the UK to meet, socialise, network with brands, improve their skills and fire their creativity. Here are the details you […]

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#BML16 Bloggers’ Keynote: Submissions open

  Our theme for the conference this year is Create. Connect. Collaborate. The Bloggers Keynote encompasses all three of these. It’s one of the highlights of BrtiMums Live (in our opinion), and a lot of attendees tell us it’s one of their favourites too. The Bloggers Keynote is the final group session of the conference when […]

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#BML16: Finding the peace and power in blogging

We’re pleased to announce that Cherry Menlove will be at BritMums Live/#BML16 leading a session on “Finding the peace on power in blogging”. Having been blogging for a decade, Cherry will share with you the 10 most important steps to take in order to create a blog that takes your life, and the life of […]

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#BML16: What every parent needs to know about the Dark Net

Who’s afraid of the big bad ‘net? Should we be? Most of us inhabit an online world of Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, sharing pictures and posts, chatting with friends and colleagues. But there’s another side of the internet that’s hidden from everyday view, one that — as a digital influencer and parent — you should […]

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Get one-to-one writing mentoring at #BML16

 Working on your novel? Want advice to help you get to the next level or give structure to your writing? You could have a one-to-one mentoring session with an established novelist and instructor at BritMums Live! Amanda Jennings is offering a one-to-one 45-minute mentoring session at #BML16 where she will discuss any aspect of your writing […]

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BritMums Live 2016: A blogger’s tips for an inspiring event

Book a hotel. Sort out childcare. Buy a new dress. Check train times and car parking spaces. Decide whether to wear heels or flats and which bag will match. No, this isn’t my checklist for a romantic break with my husband, but the preparation I carry out before I head off to Britmums Live, an […]

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BritMums Live: From newbie to keynote speaker & back again!

Amanda Shortman, blogger at www.spiritkidnetwork.com, shares her experience of BritMums Live. From a newbie blogger to keynote speaker and back again! When I was asked to write a post about my experience of BritMums Live, I jumped at the chance. You see, four years ago I tentatively bought a ticket for my very first blogging […]

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Jennie Maizels’ Sketchbook Club at #BML16

As part of our focus on the Creative at #BML16 — with this year’s theme of Create. Connect. Collaborate — we’re featuring a session and a speaker that is all about accessing your thinking-out-of-the-box, free-rein visual creativity in a fresh way. Unleash your artist: The Power of Sketchbooks Anyone can create beautiful work in their […]

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SEO expert Judith Lewis at #BML16

SEO is a vital part of any bloggers’ digital strategy and with our SEO session at #BML16, you learn the art of search engine optimisation with a fantastic expert. Last year attendees at BritMums Live raved about the accessible, insightful information provided by SEO expert Judith Lewis. This year, we’re delighted to have her back, […]

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Julie Creffield speaking at BritMums Live 2016

A big part of attending BritMums Live is coming away inspired. At #BML16 — with the theme of Create. Connect. Collaborate — we’re featuring Julie Creffield, a blogger, author, entrepreneur and plus-size athlete who inspires us professionally and personally. We’re certain you’re going to feel the same way. About Julie Julie is on a mission to get […]

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Sophie Bush speaking at #BML16

What’s your dream? That’s the question we asked ourselves after meeting Sophie Bush and hearing about how she transformed an idea into a blog into a gorgeous print magazine and collaboration projects with British designers. Sophie will be speaking at #BML16 on our Creation Inspiration session — a segment devoted to hearing from innovators who, […]

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