Kids and Chaos is asking us this week what our strategies are for the sack of sugar that enters the household in the form of Halloween treats. Eat in one go? Eke out over the weeks? Or let the kids have some… 😉 It gave me the inspiration for this month’s theme: tricks and […]
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For the final part in this video series Erica Douglas tells us all about newsletters We hope you enjoyed this fabulous video series, bookmark the pages so you can refer back to them, please find our collection of helpful posts below and don’t forget to ask any questions over on the Brit Mums forum Remember […]
Brit Mums have teamed with Erica Douglas to bring you a video series of How To Become a Blogger. The first video focused on Starting a Blog and here we carry on the discussion taking you to the next important step Posts, Pages and Layout Don’t forget to join up to the Brit Mums forum […]
I want to start a blog but I don’t know where to start. I have a good idea but I’m frightened I’ll get it wrong? Can I do it? Yes you can! We’ve joined up with Erica and Antonia from BAM: Become a Mumpreneur to bring you a fabulous video series on how to become a […]
Erica Douglas and Antonia Chitty run together ACE Inspire where you can get online training to help you get your business off the ground. Today they are putting three copies of their book Blogging: The Essential Guide up for grabs. More and more mums are blogging, going online to share their thoughts and experiences and […]
Mothers have it hard. I believe in a conspiracy theory that we are all injected, at the moment of birth, with something that stops us shouting from the rooftops about just how difficult it is raising children. A friend once told me that being a mother was like climbing Machu Pichu, in blistering heat, with […]
Pinterest has exploded recently in popularity and is a great way to share the images that inspire you. But if you’re wondering how to get started, Kelly from Domestic Goddesque is here to help. Here, her tips on diving in and making the most of Pinterest. Pinterest is an online pin board. If you, like […]
It seems I neglected to start a discussion this week over in the forum, so I have no fodder in the form of your wonderful input from which to construct a well-balanced, interesting, topical, thought-provoking post 😉 I wondered where all my BritMums emails had gone! So instead I will begin a new topic here, […]
Well here we are, 2012! It only seems a few days ago that it was 2011…um yes well, moving swiftly on… Soon the daffodils will be poking through the ground and with a fresh new year comes a fresh new enthusiasm to many bloggers. It’s a little nudge to try something new, give your blog a new ‘look’ and think […]
Knock knock! Who’s there? Fantastic… Fantastic Who? Fantastic new bloggers just for you! Welcome blogging buddies to this week’s Newbie Tuesday, a little slice of weekly newer-blogger love where I highlight some good reads from the past week and share a tip or two. Highlights of the Week I’m not as bendy as I used […]
Brr! It’s a bit chilly outside isn’t it? Time to pull up your woolly socks, pop on your baggiest jumper and boil the kettle as its Newbie Tuesday and it commands a steaming hot cuppa and a biccy or four. This week has seen an influx of new bloggers this week which makes for some […]
The autumn leaves are falling, the nights are getting darker and the layering of clothes is in full swing. While we’re feeling a bit chilly and getting stuck into our comfort foods and wooly jumpers, this seems like the perfect time to get a bit of blogging warmth with a good old fashioned BlogHop. What’s […]
Welcome to my favourite day of the week, it’s the one that comes after tortuous Monday and before boring old Wednesday. Yep you guessed it… Newbie Tuesday! So sit back and put your feet up as Doctor Mammasaurus administers your weekly dose of newer blogging joy! Highlights of the week…
Howdy! I’m Annie aka Mammasaurus and every week I’m going to be highlighting great posts by newer bloggers and dishing out some tips and advice. I only have limited space so I’ll ask you to excuse my brief explanations and trust my judgement as I cram in as much fantastic reading for you as I can. So whack […]
At BritMums, we like to help new bloggers and “old” to find each other, learn from each other and grow the community. Inspired by Erica at Littlemummy, we are launching the BritMums Guest Post Matchup. What are we talking about? Well, here goes… We all know what guest blogging is, right? Well, in case you […]
Erica from Littlemummy.com recently guest-posted with tips for new bloggers. For those ready to move on to the next level, here are suggestions that help you think strategically about your blog, getting more readers coming to it and comments.
Once you’ve mastered the basics of blogging if you’re anything like me you’ll become preoccupied with two things; traffic and comments. Don’t worry this phase will pass too so just embrace it! So let’s tackle traffic first as without traffic there can be no comments. Traffic generally comes in three types; direct, search engine and referral.
When you start blogging one of the biggest challenges can be getting the “party started” with regards to comments. It can be difficult to get people to comment until you’ve established more of a following which can be very discouraging to new bloggers (and old).
At BMB, we like to encourage the community spirit as much as possible. We’re starting a Comment Group for the month of April. What, I hear you ask, is a comment group?