So Monika, do you know Monika? @Mumonthebrink, she is lovely, chatty, very friendly. Anyhow, last week I noticed her tweet: Does anyone still chat on Twitter? — Monika MumontheBrink (@mumonthebrink) March 16, 2015 Which struck a chord, I rarely chat on twitter these days. I didn’t reply, I simply favourite-ed her tweet. Acknowledgement with the […]
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Facebook tweaks its algorithm and suddenly nobody sees yours posts anymore. Pinterest fiddles with its feed and your referrals go from 1,000 to 100. It’s no longer good enough to be excellent on 1 social platform; you need to be working them all. Social Media Optimisation Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, G+, Twitter all at once? Yes, […]
Want your posts to be re-shared? Want to create valuable content? Want to learn how to create the perfect post? Tune in to our Google hangout with Guy Kawasaki to discover the art of the perfect post. Watch live here. Who is Guy Kawasaki? Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to hear Guy’s advice live! Kawasaki is […]
Back to school season means getting back into a routine. Our #Afterschoolchefs Twitter party is about making teatime meals easier than ever. Come tweet how you get back into teatime routine on September 16 from 13:00 – 14:30 BST. You could win 1 of 10 £25 shopping vouchers! The #Afterschoolchefs party is sponsored by Birds […]
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 […]
We discovered just how quickly we can rustle up a quick tasty meal in our Twitter party all about eggs. Whatever the time of day or occasion, there is a great egg recipe waiting for you to try. Discover the great dishes BritMums love to make…and eat. September 30 – 6 October is British Egg […]
“Don’t feed the trolls.” We’ve all heard this advice as the best solution to quiet annoying, insulting, harassing and otherwise unwanted activity online. Many of us have probably said it at one time or another. But it’s time we all not just rethink it, but actually screw it up into a ball and throw it […]
Kirstie Pelling author of The Family Adventure Project was also a novice tweeter once upon a time, she writes a hilarious account of her first Tweet up and then gives tips on how you can avoid the same dilemma This summer I have been invited to speak on travel blogging at BritMums Live; a two […]
I struggled for a theme this month. What is it that all parent bloggers are talking about right now? What is rocking our world? Unfettered, I went on a leisurely cruise of the newest blogs around and I found some real gems… As the parent of school-aged children I found myself nodding along fervently at […]
It’s time again for another month of inspiration in the form of #SnapHappyBritMums and once again we’re looking to one of our members to create this month’s themes. May I introduce to you, Claire Toplis who is the lovely and talented blogger behind Life, Ninja Killer Cat and Everything Else. Claire is a Special Needs […]
Day 2 of Back to Blogging how’s it going? Did you add your blog URL to yesterday’s Linky? I’ve made sure the Linky remains open for an entire month so there’s plenty of time to get connected. Twitter – getting to know you Today we are dedicating the BritMums blog to our Twitter accounts. If […]
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 […]
North Essex Mummy is a new blogger on the scene and writes anonymously – for now at least. She is expecting and has a glorious tummy which she is very proud to display and blogs about her pregnancy and the decisions that go with expecting a baby. New to the scene sometimes there can be […]
Should bad behaviour on social networking sites be criminal? That’s the discussion of the day after @Rileyy_69 messaged Tom Daley on Twitter, saying “you let your dad down i hope you know that” (Daley’s father died last year of a brain tumour). A 17-year-old boy was arrested and apologised for the message. Today many are […]
I’m just back from Britmums Live, still buzzing from the noise, people and all the stuff I learnt! I was asked to sit on the panel at the discussion den on ‘online negativity, because I’ve written a lot about Bullying in the past and at the beginning of the year I wrote about how Mums should try standing in each […]
Don’t have time to do all the Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ etc that you feel you should? Claire Burdett’s session, Creating a Social Media Plan that Works – Make a strategy, use best practices and get results, will help. Claire Burdett is a leading Social Media expert and has been at the cutting edge of […]
The #PGRaisingOlympians Twitter Party competition is open to people aged 18 and over who are resident in the United Kingdom. All tweets with a tip or comment about saving time online, with the #PGMums hash tag will automatically be entered into the competition. It is a condition of entry that all postings are subject to the […]
Very important topic being tackled and explained clearly by Erica Douglas, social media. Something we all use daily and maybe she has some new tips up her sleeve to share with you. I love discovering something I didn’t know Here are some more articles you may find interesting on Social Media Improving Your Blog The […]
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