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A Bumper Video Round-up for May

More and more of you are sending in your blog posts containing video for this monthly round-up so thank you all for participating. It is great to see so much enthusiasm and vlogging talent out there across a range of subjects. Keep on sending me your submissions so this round-up can grow. I would love […]

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Spring Has Sprung! April’s Video Round-up

Welcome to the April video round-up where vloggers have been out and about this month enjoying the longer days and dreaming of taking everything off, draping on a sun lounger and letting the hot summer sun bake over their bodies! Oh wait! That’s just me getting ahead of myself! Spring has certainly sprung and I’m […]

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Video Round-up: The final countdown

I had amazing time at BritMums, as I hope you did too if you were there. In terms of video evidence, mine was lacking, I had every intention of making a video, but I was just too busy chatting! The wonderful, talented Geek Mummy won the video category this year at the BritMums Brilliance in […]

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Announcing the Brilliance in Blogging 2013 winners!

A word of praise must be mentioned to everyone who was shortlisted in the 2013 Brilliance in Blogging awards A round of applause must go to the six who made the Finalist stage voted by their readers and their blogging peers, they are the shining blogs of 2013. And a massive congratulations must be shouted […]

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Reviews Round-up: A Caribbean cruise or a perfect night in? You choose!

I hope you are enjoying the Easter holidays, and cannot believe how quickly a month can pass. In the last month there were many things happening in my life, but the most important was celebrating my daughter’s first birthday. Olivia is not a baby anymore, and changes every day. A year ago, I was struggling […]

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Ask geekmummy: Help! I’ve lost my blogging mojo

  I’m a little late with my “Ask geekmummy” column this month, because I’ve been struggling to find a question to answer. I must confess that I’ve recently been feeling a little weary of “blogging about blogging” and talking about blogging, and I’ve been trying to take some “me” time to refocus on my blogging […]

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Ask geekmummy: What’s a vanity URL, and do I need one?

  Do you know what a vanity URL is? Do you have your own domain name? If it sounds like I’m talking a foreign language then read on and all will be revealed. Most people when they first start blogging sign up with one of the major free blogging platforms – either Blogger or WordPress.com. […]

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Ask geekmummy: How do I make a podcast?

  My “ask geekmummy” post this month is inspired by Becky from Family Budgeting and Hayley from Downs Side Up, who have both asked how to go about starting a podcast. I’ve recently rediscovered my love of podcasting, and over the summer launched my new show, Parental Geekery, which is a joint venture with my […]

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Photo blog round up: The Olympics!

  I know, I know. Everybody is still talking about the Olympics, but they were pretty darned awesome. I’m totally coming down off my Olympic and Paralympic high. I saw the Opening Ceremony (rehearsal), two events plus one day at the Olympic Park, and the athletics at the Paralympics. It’s been the most exciting summer […]

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Ask geekmummy: All about backing up your blog

  Have you ever broken your blog? I have. Self-hosted WordPress makes it so easy to automatically update themes, plugins and even WordPress itself that I’ve just got into the habit of updating whenever I see a new version of anything. About 6 months ago I saw my theme had an update available, so I […]

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BritMums Blogger of the Week: Geekmummy

I don’t know about you but this week I’ve had to become reacquainted with the rest of the channels on my television. It’s been refreshing to have more than 2 channels to watch but I’ve also missed the pomp and circumstance of the Olympics. Every so often I make Ella stand up on a box, […]

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Travel Round-up: Summertime special

  Usually I select about half a dozen travel posts to highlight the variety of trips our parents have taken in the previous weeks. However this month, as there are so many to choose from, I have decided to ring the changes and present a bumper selection of blogs: your very own BritMums travel guide. […]

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Introducing “ask geekmummy”

I’m very excited. I’m taking a step away from my regular video roundup to introduce a new monthly feature I’m bringing to the BritMums blog. This feature will quite simply be called “ask geekmummy”, and it will be your chance to get answers to any blogging questions you might have. Why do I think I […]

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Video Round-up: The varied nature of video blogging

The great thing about video blogging is that you can use video to enhance almost any kind of blog post. Sometimes it really helps when you’re writing a review to be able to show the product in use. Sometimes if you’re talking from the heart it’s nice for people to see your face and hear […]

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