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Why your blog’s headline is so important

Did you know that there are actually two headlines in a blog post? I will explain why a bit later… Meanwhile, before I confuse you too much, I want concentrate on the most obvious one we all know, recognise and love. Yes, that’s right, the one we type into the headline field at the top […]

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How to schedule your blog posts, plus a bit more

Now we’re in the holiday season, we mustn’t neglect our blog posts. I know it’s difficult keeping up with your blogging if the kids are constantly under your feet, or need to be closely supervised to make sure they don’t burn the house down, or poison Granny’s tea when your back is turned. Well, the […]

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The bloggers featured in BritMums Live 2014 Bloggers’ Keynote

In 2014 we were honoured to feature another great lineup of some of the most moving, humorous, insightful and heart-warming posts from the UK’s top parent bloggers at the Bloggers’ Keynote. The Bloggers’ Keynote is the final keynote at BritMums Live, the UK’s largest parent blogging conference, which takes place every June in London. Bloggers […]

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A quick guide for the newbie blogger

So you’ve decided to become a newbie blogger? That’s fabulous, a blog is a wonderful way of keeping a 21st century diary online. As that is what a blog is – an online diary. And like any other diary, it thrives on being updated on a regular basis, and will decline if neglected or forgotten! […]

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Is a stolen phone = a lost identity?

Hey blogger! Are you addicted to your mobile phone? NO? Are you sure? The Family Adventure Project’s Kirstie Pelling believed her handset was just something that allowed her to work in coffee shops. Until it was stolen. And she realised it had actually become an extension of herself… A mobile phone is pretty important to […]

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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: 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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Multiple Mummy our prayers are with you

We are ever so sorry to hear that our much loved Kerry, Multiple Mummy has suffered a haemorrhage in the brain followed by a ruptured aneurysm. Her husband has written an update on her blog where you can leave a comment for her and wish the whole family love and strength at this very difficult time. […]

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Blog Talk with Typecast: WordPress Plug-Ins, Rafflecopter and more…

Time for the April Blog Talk already!  It doesn’t seem like a month since my last post, does it?  I hope you enjoy these few links that I’ve picked out for the “tech” side of blogging from other parent bloggers and a little further afield.   Don’t forget, if you see any great posts that you […]

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Guest post: Why I quit blogging*

Her blog, Scribbling Mum, won awards, fans and oodles of traffic – plus offers of tv and radio appearances. So why the heck did Caroline Black give it all up?   Like many of us I’m sure, I didn’t set out to become a mummy blogger. I just wanted to see if I could write. […]

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BritMums blogger nominated for Website of the Year 2011

Some very happy news today, we learned that ReallyKidFriendly.com is in the running to receive the accolade Website of the Year 2011 from the Good Web Guide. Janis Curry, who runs the site, is also one of our fabulous video bloggers. Check out her recent video blog below on the world’s largest zumba class. Judges […]

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Guest post: 18 tips for writing a novel + review Seven Days One Summer

Kate Morris joined BritMums just months after we launched in 2008. She told us she was working on her next novel and we were impressed at how she kept at it, while raising a young family and posting regularly on her blog Writing and Moaning.  She’s just released her newest novel Seven Days One Summer. I […]

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Guest post: What every blogger needs to know about tax

Have you ever wondered if you need to tell the tax man about that massage the lovely PR person gave you as a thank you for participating in their campaign. Or if he should be privy to that vacuum cleaner you reviewed (and kept). Liz Jarvis from The Mum Blog shows us that tax doesn’t have […]

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Making the move from Blogger to WordPress

Is it time for a change? Mesina felt it was and she made a change from the Blogger platform to WordPress. WordPress is a very popular platform because of its adaptability. It's constantly being updated and allows you to incorporate different elements, functionality and widgets. It's so popular that we're including a session on it […]

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BMB Half-Term Adventure Carnival

For most of us, life has returned to normal. Stressful mornings, rushing to get out the door for the school run, carrying on with our usual daily routine, reversing the morning school run and cracking on with homework, dinner, bath and bedtime. I think we may all be a bit wistful for the Half-Term break that has just ended.
Some of our BMB members handled the terror of half-term with remarkable aplomb. We’d like to highlight some of our best and brightest in the first BMB Half-Term Adventure Carnival. Hopefully we can all learn from their genius and prepare ourselves for the month of April and May when very little time will be spent in school thanks to the Easter holidays, Royal Wedding and May Bank Holidays. I sense the fear already!

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Quick poll: what’s your blogging platform?

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