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Blogging your way to riches

A new book is out called Blogging Your Way To Riches by Emma Bradley and Lynn James, bloggers in the BritMums network. If your dream is to make blogging work as a full time income, you won’t want to miss their tips. Here, Emma Bradley tells their story… Do you dream of earning a full […]

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Honest Mum’s Top 5 PR Tips

BritMums asked me to share some PR tips I’ve picked up in the 6 years I’ve been blogging over at Honest Mum so here are my top 5. I hope you find them useful. 1. Content is king, or queen as I like to say so write, rewrite, write some more, publishing as you go, […]

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The top Facebook groups aimed at mums

Raising kids can be stressful so knowing you are not the only one facing challenges can be extremely helpful. Suzanne Baum gives a group hug to her favourite Facebook clubs that have helped her on the journey of parenthood. Facebook may be the last place you’d think to share details of your raging hormones or […]

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10 reasons why having a niche is important for your blog

To avoid the risk of blogging abstractly and without a purpose, the best thing you could do is to find yourself a niche. Niches aren’t just a nice thing to have, they’re imperative if you want to be more than just a ‘blogger’. They give you a direction, a raison d’être, an objective to work […]

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15 things you need to do on Facebook now

On a recent BritMums press trip we spent some quality time with Lisa Jane from Travel Loving Family; Maria Belfont from One Tiny Leap; and Cathy Winston from Mummy Travels, hearing about all their tips for running their Facebook blog pages.   These super-engaged family travel bloggers generously passed along their tips and are now […]

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How to make your blog more attractive to your ideal reader

Have you really considered how to modify your blog to suit your ideal reader? It’s very easy get stuck into your writing and forget who you are supposed to be writing for. Especially if you write for yourself as therapy or to get things off your chest.  However, it is important to rise to the surface now […]

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Are you struggling working from home?

Many of us now work at home. Born out of the desire to have more family time and a flexible schedule. One which means we can collect the kids from school and work hours that suit our families. Working from home is a fabulous thing to do, no more long commutes or being stuck in traffic, […]

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5 tasks you can do to summer cleanse your blog

Ah, the summer holidays. Endless days of lazing in the sun, playing with your kids, enjoying the release from the daily grind that wears you down during the rest of the year. However, this is not a time to neglect your blog. Far from it! There are plenty of things you can do while you […]

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The 5 Things You’re Doing Wrong with Pinterest

As a blogger we’re always looking for ways to boost our traffic. We want our content to reach a wider audience, and so we’re always chasing new readers, the viral post and healthy page views at the end of each month. So, Pinterest is a great way to achieve that. The pins are evergreen, always […]

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Honest Mum shares 10 tips to help digital influencers raise their game

I didn’t for one moment think that I would enter BritMums Live on Saturday as a speaker and leave as a multi-award winning blogger with the Outstanding and Social Media accolades weighing down my bag! Just wow! Going up to collect my first gong, I found myself literally lost for words. Those who know me […]

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#BML16: Implementing what you’ve learned

Now we’re all home from a heady weekend at BML16, it’s time to unpack our goodie bags, dish out the toys and sweets to eager little hands, and get back to real life. This was my third BML, and possibly the one I enjoyed most, meeting lots of new friends and reuniting with those I’d […]

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Affiliate marketing made simple: Your FREE guide

This BritMums Affiliate Marketing Masterclass is sponsored by affilinet. Scroll down to see all installments of the Affiliate Marketing Masterclass. Getting started Affiliate marketing can be an easy and integral way to connect with brands you love and make money that’s centred around your content — but getting started can seem confusing and complex. Never […]

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How to confidently explain your blog to others

It’s that time of year again! It won’t be long now before we see each other again at BritMumsLive! How wonderful it will be to catch up with old friends to find out how they are and what they have been doing. But there will also be some new faces who will want to find […]

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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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