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Affiliate marketing masterclass: A how-to screencast

This BritMums Affiliate Marketing Masterclass is sponsored by affilinet. Affiliate marketing is a way that many bloggers and social influencers highlight products and services to their readers; making money in the process. Our Affiliate Marketing Masterclass, presented with and sponsored by affilinet, tells you all about how affiliate marketing works and how affilinet can help […]

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Launching your book & harnessing your community

Launching a book is a juggling act. Not only are you managing the pre-launch process of getting the cover designed, having your book edited, working out the formatting and deciding on the best distribution routes (which I covered in my last post), but you also have to plan ahead for the launch by laying the […]

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How to turn your blog into a book on a budget

“The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better.” * Stephen King If writing a book is on your to-do list, there is no better time to get on with it. The conditions will never be ‘just right’. You’ll never have more time (time has a habit of […]

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How to NOT comment like a troll

Disagreeable comments coming from a troll and other revolting creatures that lurk in the blogosphere is one of the main causes why people turn off their commenting facilities on the blogs.  However, not only is it important to recognise a troll (and not just someone with a bit of a gripe against you), but to understand […]

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5 biggest myths about affiliate marketing

Affiliate marketing. You’ve heard of it…and you might have also heard a lot of other things that make you think it’s not for you. Here, we dispel the top 5 myths about affiliate marketing with affilinet, BritMums’s partner in our Affiliate Marketing Masterclass. This is sponsored content. Richard Leake, affilinet’s Senior Publisher Development Manager, sets […]

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5 tips for the writing career of your dreams

Writer Kate Orson shares her top tips for pursuing the writing carer of your dreams. I’ve always wanted to be a writer. I wrote my first stories when I was five years old. As a teenager I loved to journal my thoughts and feelings. Then after studying English at University I did a postgraduate creative […]

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Affiliate marketing masterclass: Using Performance Ads

This BritMums Affiliate Marketing Masterclass is sponsored by affilinet. Affiliate marketing is a way that many bloggers and social influencers highlight products and services to their readers; making money in the process. Our Affiliate Marketing Masterclass, presented with and sponsored by affilinet, tells you all about how affiliate marketing works and how affilinet can help […]

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Introducing the BritMums Round-up Editors

To bring you a fresh source of inspiration daily, there is a team at BritMums responsible for championing the blogging community and introducing you to new blogs to read. These are our Round-up Editors. This dedicated band of blogging professionals have a niche that they look after, and each month they welcome submissions from any […]

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7 ways to use your blogging & social media skills

Erica has been a parent blogger for almost ten years. She now runs her own marketing business for small businesses as well as an Edinburgh food website. Here she shares seven ways that bloggers can use their skills in activities outside of blogging. Over to Erica… I started blogging ten years ago. That’s right, in […]

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How to increase your blogging priority to a higher level

There will be plenty of times when your life becomes so hectic your blogging priority takes a back seat.  And while you cope with that crisis, and eventually overcome it, you’ll have found your blogging has been neglected. Even though my children have flown the nest, I still have moments of overwhelm. (How to cope […]

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5 lessons I learned from my first Periscope

Michelle Reeves from The Joy Chaser and author of The Blogger’s Guide to Periscope, has been using the social media platform for a while. Here she shares five lessons and some top tips from her early Periscope broadcasts… Have you tried Periscope? This live broadcasting platform is relatively new to the scene but is already […]

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Affiliate marketing masterclass: Choosing the right advertiser

This BritMums Affiliate Marketing Masterclass is sponsored by affilinet. Affiliate marketing is a way that many blogger and social influencers highlight products and services to their readers, making money in the process. Our Affiliate Marketing Masterclass, presented with and sponsored by affilinet, tells you all about how affiliate marketing works and how affilinet can help […]

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How to get your blogging mojo back

There is nothing more demoralising than staring at a blank screen knowing you haven’t written a post for ages. There is that horrid nagging voice inside your head telling you to get a move on, and why aren’t you writing yet? Losing your blogging mojo may seem disastrous at the time, especially if you are […]

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How to disclose sponsored video projects

Whenever you work with brands, it’s important to let your followers know. On a post, that can be quite straightforward. But when you’re creating video, it can be difficult to know how, when and what good disclosure entails. BritMums has recently run several campaigns featuring video, and we wanted to share with you the best […]

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Affiliate Marketing Masterclass: Understanding networks

This BritMums Affiliate Marketing Masterclass is sponsored by affilinet. Affiliate marketing is a way that many blogger and social influencers highlight products and services to their readers while also making the most of their relationship with their loyal readers. Our Affiliate Marketing Masterclass, presented with and sponsored by affilinet, tells you all about how affiliate […]

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Improve your video with an expert boot camp

If you’ve attended BritMums Live, you have likely run into Nigel Camp, a video expert and a good friend of BritMums. He’s an enthusiastic advocate of producing good video and loves helping people understand and create video. His sessions and classes are marked by a friendly, knowledgeable atmosphere. Improve your video with Nigel’s class Nigel […]

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Accounting for Bloggers: HRMC deadline approaching

You can feel it in the air! January is always a tense time for the self-employed — it’s tax time so here’s some information on accounting for bloggers. The deadline for sending your Self Assessment tax return to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is midnight 31st January so if you haven’t already done so, set aside some […]

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Affiliate Marketing Masterclass: How it works

This BritMums Affiliate Marketing Masterclass is sponsored by affilinet. Affiliate marketing is a way that many blogger and social influencers highlight products and services to their readers while also making the most of their relationship with their loyal readers. But where do you start? In our Affiliate Marketing Masterclass, presented with and sponsored by affilinet, […]

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