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5 steps to becoming a great influencer

Your voice, your blog, your social platforms all make you an influencer. But do you wish you could do it more productively, more effectively…better? Julie Falconer is a UK-based travel blogger and speaker. She writes an award-winning travel and lifestyle blog, A Lady in London, for which she has traveled to 104 countries and developed […]

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Making the most of #BML17: 16 tips from our Editors

Excitement is building within BritMums for this year’s eagerly awaited blogging and social media conference – BritMums Live! #BML17 Whether you are a seasoned conference goer or a #BML17 newbie, we know there is a lot to take in and you’ll need a plan of action to help you get the most from this exciting, […]

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Influencer scuttlebutt: Is your Instagram shadowbanned?

Here’s a troubling thought: Your Instagram pictures, which you carefully choose, edit, upload and tag, may be hidden from folks searching for the hashtags you’re using.  It’s called being shadowbanned and you may be a victim of it without even knowing it.  What is shadowbanned? You tag a photo with a hashtag on Instagram — […]

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“Help! My blog’s been cloned…”

When we heard about a raft of blogger friends who had their blogs cloned, we were shocked — not just at the theft but also the problems it created for them. Here, Nell from Pigeon Pair and Me tells about her experience.   Until recently, I had no idea what a cloned blog was. I’d […]

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5 tips to make 6 figures in blogging & vlogging

I was asked by two high-profile programmes on terrestrial TV if they could document my business/journey and earnings late last year and I said no. I was also approached by several popular tabloids for the story too. Again, I refused. I wanted to share my story in my own words.  I’m writing this to inspire others […]

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5 top (secret) Facebook tips

Lisa Jane of Travel Loving Family has a gift on Facebook. She gets great engagement and starts real conversations. She’s also tried out several different methods of sharing on the platform, to see what works best. We’ve asked her to pass along her best advice. Read on for tips that will have you excited and energised about […]

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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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