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What ASA rules mean for vloggers

It all kicked off with Oreos. Several popular vloggers were sent biscuits and, working with Oreo, challenged their viewers to an Oreo lick race. The resulting content has prompted the Advertising Standards Agency to respond. The ASA has put out a statement reiterating that online content advertising or promoting a product or service needs to […]

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Should you be driving traffic to your YouTube?

Should you drive traffic to your YouTube channel? On the face of it, that’s seems like an easy question. Of course! Especially since video is increasingly becoming a platform and outlet that wields influence and increasingly reaches the people you want to. The long road to video We’ve been thinking about video for quite a […]

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Guy Kawasaki on how to get a massive social following

Oh yes. BritMums hung out with Guy Kawasaki, the legendary social media guru, now Chief Evangelist at Canva, along with the amazing Canva Evangelist Peg Fitzpatrick, to get their best tips for developing a huge following online. We learned about how to share socially so it doesn’t consume your life, where Guy’s opinion differs from […]

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BritMums Live: Tips for creating great videos

Every year video becomes more important and a more essential part of every blogger’s toolbag. This year at BritMums, our resident video expert  — the extremely affable Nigel Camp of The Video Effect  — gave a two-part session about shooting and editing video, incorporating elements of storytelling. Check out his presentation and also click through […]

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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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The Mother of All Video Round-ups!

This is quite literally the ‘Mother’ of all video round-ups! Not only have we had the most video submissions this month since I started writing these updates, but our theme for March is Mother, Mum, Mummy, Mama, Mom, Mam, whatever your word for it- this one’s about us. Mother’s Day in the UK comes at […]

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New Year, New Video Roundup!

Well it is 2014 and I don’t know about you but for me, January is in full swing! My family and I had an amazing Christmas and New Year. We went on a cruise over Christmas that took us from New York to the Bahamas and back again, then we stayed in New York to […]

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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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Video Round-up: First and Last

The video round-up has been AWOL for several months but now I’m happy to tell you that it is going once again, with a new Editor… me!  I’ve picked up the baton to bring you some fab vlogs from BritMums members each month so this is my first round-up but the last one of 2013! […]

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Video: Marco Pierre White’s top Christmas turkey tips

Preparing the perfect roast turkey and Christmas dinner is a challenge even for avid cooks. To get answers, BritMums hung out with Marco Pierre White to quiz him about our most pressing issues. The hangout was sponsored by Lean on Turkey, where you can get tips and inspiration for cooking with fresh turkey, including recipes […]

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Inspired Christmas gift-wrapping ideas

Get ahead on your Christmas wrapping and create fun, inspired and beautiful presents, from kids crafts to modern minimalism, with strategies and ideas from these fabulous BritMums bloggers (be sure to circle them on G+ to keep up with all their ideas!): Helen Neale of Kiddy Charts gives tips on managing your wrapping before and […]

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Top mum tips to prepare for Christmas

Now’s the moment. This is the time when you can enjoy pre-Christmas activities with the family and actually get ahead of the game. We brought together 5 creative bloggers to tell us their top mum tips and creative projects that getting their families into the Christmas spirit. Watch the video to discover: an easy-to-make ornament […]

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Hangout: Memoir writing with Damian Barr

When Damian Barr’s memoir Maggie & Me came out, it couldn’t have had more serendipitous timing. His story of the growing up amid hardships during the Thatcher years came out at the moment the Iron Lady died. Maggie O’Farrell called the book a “work of stealthy genius”; Diana Athill said, “It grips from beginning to […]

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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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Video Round Up: Where do you want to go?

I was chatting to Mari, Britmums editor about how Britmums members are using video. It struck me that while we may not vlog as loudly and to camera, as dedicated YouTubers do, but, as a community, we do make a lot of use of video. More and more I am seeing videos embedded within posts, […]

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Video: Gift wrapping tips with Red Ted Art

Wrapping gifts doesn’t have to be stressful, wasteful or expensive. We hung out with Maggy from Red Ted Art and learned all her tricks for beautiful and easy gift wrapping that also gets the kids involved! Watch it now!  

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What do you really want for Christmas?

What’s your dream Christmas gift or moment? Create your own version of “12 days of Christmas” and you could end up a star of Toyota’s very first Christmas musical! It’s easy and fun: Just film yourself, your children, family and/or friends singing a spoof version of the traditional carol “12 days of Christmas”. It’s a chance […]

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Video Round Up – Making video work for you

  Hope this find you well.  I’ve just been mesmerised watching a video of my five month old nephew‘s first train ride, you know when their eyes go back and forth as they watch the world go by out the window, very funny. He lives a way away and I miss him so much, but […]

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