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The rise and rise of Google+

Mum bloggers were among the first groups that Google+ reached out to and BritMums is proud to have played a strong role in encouraging bloggers to embrace it. Using it can help your rankings on search, makes you an early adopter of a vital social network and enhances your reach. (Wondering how to use it? […]

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Do’s and don’ts of social media for selling

  Twitter: @morningbyfoley Instagram: @morningbyfoley Twitter: @vertcerise Instagram: @vert_cerise Do you wish you could spend more time developing your artistic side? Do you love buying vintage, but worry your house is starting to look a bit too much like an antique market? #ProjectNewYear is here to help. Etsy and Britmums are offering to start your […]

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Valentine’s craft hangout with Red Ted Art 31 January

St Valentine’s is the day of lovers celebrated around the world with gifts of confectionery, poems and flowers but why buy a card or gift when you can make something with your own fair hands? Start getting ready and get inspired with our BritMums Google hangout featuring Maggy Woodley from Red Ted Art. Maggy will […]

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14 social media & blogging predictions for 2014

Another year and if anything is certain, it will be a year when social media and blogging will evolve and develop in ways that impact how we blog and how people read, communicate and share information. Here’s our 14 predictions for 2014. 1. Everyone will be a social influencer. OK, that’s a bit of an […]

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Join us: Marco talks Xmas turkey with bloggers

We’re thrilled to announce that we are going to be hanging out again with chef Marco Pierre White. This time he’ll be sharing tips on creating the perfect Christmas turkey. Several BritMums food bloggers will be chatting with Marco and posing their trickiest questions. And you can take part too by watching live on our […]

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Google+ tips: Do’s and don’ts

Learning how to integrate Google+ into your blogging world is an ongoing challenge — there are always new features and techniques to connect. Here are some great tips from Smart Schoolhouse: Use high-impact large pictures of your post, always put your posts public and use high-impact words in your descriptions. Some of these we may […]

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Hints and Tips: How to create a new circle on Google+

  Earlier on in the year we created a series of Masterclass tutorials about how to use Google+ as a blogger. Expanding on those initial posts we now help you go one step further. For previous installments, go the Masterclass main page, where you can also grab the badge to encourage people to follow you on […]

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Hints and Tips: How to block someone on Google+

  Last year we created a series of Masterclass tutorials about how to use Google+ as a blogger. Expanding on those initial posts we now help you go one step further. For previous installments, go the Masterclass main page, where you can also grab the badge to encourage people to follow you on G+. To block […]

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How to link to a post on Google+

  Earlier on in the year we created a series of Masterclass tutorials about how to use Google+ as a blogger. Expanding on those initial posts we now help you go one step further. For previous installments, go the Masterclass main page, where you can also grab the badge to encourage people to follow you […]

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Hints and Tips: How to delete a circle in Google+

Earlier on in the year we created a series of Masterclass tutorials about how to use Google+ as a blogger. Expanding on those initial posts we now help you get more organised. For more installments, go the Masterclass main page, where you can also grab the badge to encourage people to follow you on G+. […]

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Video: How to teach your children about money

Most parents agree: They want their children to have a good understanding of money and how to save and spend it – sometimes better than parents have had themselves. On Thurs 13 December BritMums bloggers from  Slummy Single Mummy, Kiddy Charts, and Rosie Scribble hung out with clinical child psychologist Dr. Elizabeth Kilbey to get advice and […]

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LOL Round-up: Don’t read with a toddler on your knee

  As the Christmas party season approaches, our minds turn to photocopying our bottoms and wallpapering the office with the images. Or snogging the boss after you’ve eaten a mince-pie leaving crumbs in his moustache. So it seems appropriate to bring together some of your more romantic or raunchier posts. It’s taken me a month […]

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Coffee break Google+ hangout: Social media

  BritMums held their second Coffee Break Google + hangout on Wednesday and after a few technical glitches the conversation really started flowing. We were talking about social media with Karin Joyce and Jen from BritMums and we were able to get some fantastic top tips from Maggy Woodley creator of Red Ted Art and […]

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Back to Blogging – Google+

  Day 5 the last of Back to Blogging week here at BritMums HQ. Today our attention is on Google + the latest social media to really bring all of our good work together. If you haven’t started on Google + yet you might like to read our Google Masterclass section for tips on getting […]

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BritMums Live! Reporters: A bloggers guide to Google+

The Bloggers’ Guide to Google+ – getting the most out of Circles, Hangouts and More Presenters: Matt Cooke, Lisa De Bonis Reporter: Gillian Nove This was a really busy and popular session and as a result we were all in the main hall, to fit everyone in. I had had the benefit of half an […]

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How to organically increase your G+ followers

There has been a lot of conversation recently around increasing your social media followers on G+. In May we relaunched our BritMums G+ page and wanted to share how we organically built up our followers. Part of our growth was as a result of being chosen to be on a “featured” page presented to new […]

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Brit Mums Live Google + Hangouts: How we use Pinterest

Have you found Pinterest yet? It’s really addictive, it’s like an online scrapbook and great for making mood boards or collecting all your ideas in one place rather than pages torn out of magazines. The Blogger’s Studio at Brit Mums Live – How We Use Pinterest was a very popular one with people standing right […]

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Google+ Masterclass 4: Hangouts

This post is part of a series of Masterclass tutorials about how to use Google+ as a blogger. For more installments, go the Masterclass main page, where you can also grab the badge to encourage people to follow you on G+. What is a hangout? Google+ provides live video conferences. This is called a “hangout” […]

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