Useful blogging networks, forums and sites.

Here at Love All Blogs we are all about the love. We know that as a blogger you need to promote yourself as much as you can and so we have compiled a list of useful networks and websites for bloggers. Some are centered around specific genres of blog but hopefully amongst this list of lovely folk you may find something new and useful.

PARENTING

Tots100

“The Tots100 index of British Mummy and Daddy bloggers is designed to help you find great blogs and to celebrate the UK’s most popular, influential and engaging parent blogs.

At the Tots100, we put bloggers first. Check out our blog for tutorials, tips and guest posts from other bloggers. Register with us, and we’ll connect you with top UK brands, and you’ll also be able to join us at our free blogging conferences and social events.”

BlogCamp

“BlogCamp provides free one-day workshops and conferences for independent UK bloggers, and is run by journalist and blogger Sally Whittle and the team behind the Tots100, the UK’s largest community of active parent bloggers. Our events happen all over the UK, throughout the year, and in 2012 we will be holding our first ever national event, BlogCampUK, in Birmingham.”

Blogger.Ed Forums

“This is a friendly forum for bloggers, PRs and social media professionals to share ideas, contacts and advice on everything blog related.”

BritMums – Britains Biggest parent blogging network

“BritMums is the UK’s largest and most influential network of parent bloggers. Our mission is to encourage and support bloggers and the high quality, ethical blogging they do. We’re passionate about it.

The network has grown from a handful of members to more than 3,000 parent bloggers with an aggregated audience of more than 10 million. The network has turned from a part-time hobby into a full-time business and BritMums members have become influencers both online and off. BritMums and BritDads — innovative, agenda-setting, technologically savvy — are leading the online conversation about blogging and parenting.”

Netmums Parent Bloggers Network

“Founded in 2000 Netmums is a family of local sites that cover the UK. Much of the content of Netmums comes from the users with over 400,000 comments added each month. In 2011 Netmums hit 1 million members and are committed to continuing to helping all those Mums across the UK.

2011 was also the year Netmums launched their Parent Bloggers Network http://www.netmums.com/bloggers/ to help all the fabulous blogs out there to reach a new audience and to help Netmums members find blogs that they could come to know and love.  So whether you’re a reader, a blogger, or a reader interested in becoming a blogger – come and visit us and see what we can do for you!”

Mumsnet Bloggers Network

“Mumsnet has long been home to loads of funny, provocative women and we’re keen to give a similar platform to talented bloggers, many of whom haven’t really been heard. Whether you’re a seasoned writer or a plucky newbie, we’re here to help you blog better and share in any revenue you generate through our network.”

NEXT Blogger Network

“The Next Blogger Network is a private online community for selected bloggers to connect with Next.

We wanted to create a platform where our favourite bloggers could share their blogging passions with us, and in doing so help us tailor our communications to your preferences and interests. As a member of the Next Blogger Network you will have access to a host of benefits”

cookery / foodies

Foodies100

“The Foodies100 index of UK food blogs and bloggers is designed to help you find great blogs and to celebrate the UK’s most popular, influential and engaging food blogs.

At the Foodies100, we put bloggers first. Check out our blog for tutorials, tips and guest posts from other bloggers. Register with us, and we’ll connect you with top UK brands and you’ll be able to attend our free blogging workshops and social events.”

UK Food Bloggers Association

“Welcome to the UK Food Bloggers Association, commonly known as the UKFBA. The UKFBA was founded in 2007 and provides a network for the growing number of British food bloggers to connect with each other. The association enables anyone, anywhere, who wants to link in with the bloggers and find out what’s hot and happening in the culinary world from the people with their fingers on the pulse of the British food scene.

Everybody is welcome to join the association either as a UK based food blogger or a friend of the UK based food bloggers, and if you don’t already have a blog why not sign up and start blogging straight away right here?”

Food Blogger Network

“FoodBloggerNetwork is the ultimate resource site for food bloggers around the globe.  This is the one stop shop for new and experienced bloggers alike.  From domaining, to hosting, to writing, to wordpress installation, to photography, to design, to food blog events and opportunities – we have the information that you’re looking for to help you in all your food blogging endeavors.”

Fashion

Independent Fashion Bloggers

Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB) cultivates a community for fashion bloggers to share their experiences and create a resource so everyone can build a better blog. We do this by posting helpful articles, host a community linking group, forums and our newest feature, LittleBirdie, a platform to connect bloggers  and PR in a safe an mutually beneficial way.”

Education / Craft

We Teach – Learn, Share, Grow

“For anyone and everyone who teaches–no matter the classroom

Parents and teachers are soooo social-media savvy!

  • Chat with us on twitter: use the hashtag — #weteach
  • Join our twitter list: all of our greatness in one tweeting spot!

get comfortable. . .

groups: join any and all groups that interest you–ask questions, share your ideas, or just take some ideas away

forum: click on ‘start a discussion’ and ask a question, make a comment, or post something for the group as a whole”

Mental health

Black Dog Tribe – a social network for those effected by mental illness.

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