Tag archive for "blogging conference"


How Brilliant is your Blogging?

4 Comments 07 March 2012

As part of my Family Week on The American Resident I thought I would tell you about a parent blogging award you might be interested in: BritMums is hosting the Brilliance in Blogging Awards – the BiBs, as a way to recognise the most creative, inventive and compelling blogging of the year! You can nominate […]

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BritMums Live!

2 Comments 27 February 2012

If you’re going to BritMums Live! you’ll see me there. Many of you know I now work with BritMums but I was going to the conference before I started hanging around with those cool cats. As there’s two more days to buy a ticket at a lower price (29 February), I thought I’d chip in […]

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14 things I learned at a blog conference

27 Comments 28 June 2011

Yes I am talking about Cybermummy11 where I learned some things I thought I’d share, in random order–some are specifically about this conference, some are more general: 1. Recognising people: Photos rarely do people justice. 2. Personalities: Bloggers are an opinionated bunch–even in real life. 3. Attacking writer’s block: Writing to music or writing when pretending […]

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I’m not one of those either

41 Comments 21 June 2011

This is not a post about Cybermummy11, the big parent blog conference happening in the UK this weekend. But it was inspired by Cybermummy. This post is about my blog niche. Or lack of one. I am not a mummy blogger. But I kind of am. I blog about my kids and parenting sometimes. I […]

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Win a Ticket to Cybermummy11

4 Comments 05 December 2010

Last year I was getting saddened by the tweets about people really wanting to go to Cybermummy10 but not being able to afford it. I know there’s worse things that can happen in life, but I really feel that blogging is a fantastic resource for so many people who would not otherwise be able to […]

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