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SEO: Top 10 tips for optimising your blog

SEO is vital to a successful blog. But knowing how to harness its power can seem confusing and complex. SEO expert Judith Lewis of www.decabbit.com, who speaks regularly at BritMums events (usually with a stash of chocolate she gives out as rewards for asking questions), shares top tips for approaching your own SEO with intelligence. As […]

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Crowd sourced blogging tips

We’re on the event filled countdown to Christmas and the end of 2017, and this time of year always makes me reflective, looking back on the year that was and looking forward to the year to come. As always, I’ve learned a lot this year as I’m sure you have too. But one thing we […]

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Smash your goals with focussed blogging

Did you miss Aby’s awesome session at #BML17 or just want to soak up more of her tips on how to be productive and effective without spending more time? Get ready for 2018 with her lessons here for smashing your goals. As bloggers we always say we haven’t got enough time. We throw spaghetti at […]

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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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“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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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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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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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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How to confidently explain your blog to others

It’s that time of year again! It won’t be long now before we see each other again at BritMumsLive! How wonderful it will be to catch up with old friends to find out how they are and what they have been doing. But there will also be some new faces who will want to find […]

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How to NOT comment like a troll

Disagreeable comments coming from a troll and other revolting creatures that lurk in the blogosphere is one of the main causes why people turn off their commenting facilities on the blogs.  However, not only is it important to recognise a troll (and not just someone with a bit of a gripe against you), but to understand […]

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Introducing the BritMums Round-up Editors

To bring you a fresh source of inspiration daily, there is a team at BritMums responsible for championing the blogging community and introducing you to new blogs to read. These are our Round-up Editors. This dedicated band of blogging professionals have a niche that they look after, and each month they welcome submissions from any […]

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7 ways to use your blogging & social media skills

Erica has been a parent blogger for almost ten years. She now runs her own marketing business for small businesses as well as an Edinburgh food website. Here she shares seven ways that bloggers can use their skills in activities outside of blogging. Over to Erica… I started blogging ten years ago. That’s right, in […]

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How to increase your blogging priority to a higher level

There will be plenty of times when your life becomes so hectic your blogging priority takes a back seat.  And while you cope with that crisis, and eventually overcome it, you’ll have found your blogging has been neglected. Even though my children have flown the nest, I still have moments of overwhelm. (How to cope […]

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How to get your blogging mojo back

There is nothing more demoralising than staring at a blank screen knowing you haven’t written a post for ages. There is that horrid nagging voice inside your head telling you to get a move on, and why aren’t you writing yet? Losing your blogging mojo may seem disastrous at the time, especially if you are […]

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Improve your video with an expert boot camp

If you’ve attended BritMums Live, you have likely run into Nigel Camp, a video expert and a good friend of BritMums. He’s an enthusiastic advocate of producing good video and loves helping people understand and create video. His sessions and classes are marked by a friendly, knowledgeable atmosphere. Improve your video with Nigel’s class Nigel […]

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