BlogOn MSI 2017

The organisers of BlogOn are celebrating again following the success of their latest conference in Manchester. Taking place at the Manchester Science Museum, BlogOn attracted 200 parenting bloggers from all over the UK who come to network and gain valuable insights into blogging and how to improve all aspects of their own social networking.

I went to #BlogOnMSI Linky

Laura, the BlogOn team and the brands in attendance love getting feedback on the conference so we can improve on your experience at future events. Much as we would like to speak to you all individually, there are just not enough hours in the day, so have set up the BlogOn Conference linky below so you can share your thoughts on the event.

Tips on Being Conference Ready For BlogOn 2017

Whether it's your first of fifth visit to a Blog On Conference you will no doubt find yourself preparing weeks in advance for the event. With all the excited chatter on social media, you have probably realised that there are just over 4 weeks to go! Blog On really is one of the blogging highlights of the year, so we thought you may like some tips on ensuring you are conference ready...

How to start Vlogging...

So when my wife asked me three years ago if I wanted to start ‘Vlogging’ I thought she had been watching too much Fifty Shades and had to make her explain what the hell it was. I only just got my head around why people blog, let alone film themselves for other random folk to watch.                                                                      My wife had the idea of making a daily video of what we got up to...

How to talk to brands at events

I'm not the bravest of people, that's why I mainly hide behind a keyboard. For a lot of bloggers a conference is the first time you'll actually be face to face with people who know you as your 'blog persona'. People who understand what you do. It can all be a bit overwhelming and that's before you even consider going over and talking to any of the brands. 

What to expect from a blogging conference - Tips from an old timer

I’ve been blogging for over 7 years and I attended my first ever blogging event back in 2010. Many moons ago. It was fab and if you can believe it was my first ever trip to London. Yes I know? I’m a small town Scottish girl at heart. Now I’m no “pro-blogger” but I do love my blog, it’s my space to write an my space to love. This is why I go, to build on and make my blog better each time.

HOW TO TAKE BETTER PHOTOS OF YOUR CHILDREN

Photographing children is very much about capturing an emotion, an expression or a moment that might otherwise be forgotten. Rather like freezing time, these photographs enable us to retain precious memories and often recall how we felt. My daughter is more than used to having a camera pointed at her. Not that she welcomes posing of course – unless it comes with a comedy stance and a silly expression! That said, she can burst out laughing straight afterwards and what a wonderful photo that makes. 

Blog Planning 2017

It doesn't matter how long you have been blogging for, be it 5 months or 5 years – we all get to a point where we look blankly at the screen for hours sitting here with thoughts in our heads but nothing making it onto the screen and of course there will be times when you have absolutely no idea what you want to blog about.