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BritMums Live 2015: How to be a social media manager

You spend your life on social media — wouldn’t it be great to get paid for it too? Meet bloggers that have made the move from social media consumer to social media manager at BritMums Live in the session “How to be a social media manager”. They help create content for their clients, they advise […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Advanced Google+ session

Google+ continues to be one of the most powerful tools in the blogger’s arsenal. It helps with your SEO, connects to your YouTube channel, markets your content and can even help you monetise (yes, really). At BritMums Live 2015, James Dearsley will be returning to present Advanced Google+, a session on how to go beyond […]

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Why I didn’t pick your blog to work with our brand

One of the benefits of talking to a lot of brands is hearing their thoughts on the kinds of bloggers they like to work with — the ones that get them really excited and the ones that leave them cold (sad but true). If you don’t want to be in the latter category, we’ve compiled this […]

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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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It’s time to wake up and smell the bloggers

I have a confession to make: I have children and I’m a blogger. Fellow bloggers won’t be surprised to learn that I blog about all kinds of topics, including family but also including politics, travel, expat life and more. They also won’t be surprised that I work full-time. Unfortunately, even on the cusp of 2013, […]

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How to write a sponsored post

Writing a sponsored post means you’ve been offered something (usually a PayPal payment, but sometimes a voucher, product or experience) in exchange for writing a post with one or more anchor words or phrases included. These anchor words will have links to the brand’s website. The two main types of sponsored posts: Content without the […]

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Top tips for working with brands and PRs

As part of our series on improving your blog, this week we focus on monetizing your blog. What better place to get information on how to set up your blog to make it attractive to PR’s than from a successful PR? Here we interview Kerry Jean Lister, Social Campaign Director for Doco. BritMums: As a […]

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