• It's gonna take you a bit of time to get your new GDPR mailing lists up and running, but once it's done, that's it. You're sorted (mostly). Most of what I'm going to tell you is relevant to mailing lists no matter which email service provider you use, but in terms of the actual tech and setup, I use MailChimp, so the tech info will cover lists on MailChimp.

    GDPR Mailing Lists – Want to Know How to Get Ready?

    I know, I know… GDPR is the thorn in all our sides at the moment. Especially GDPR mailing lists. I get it, I really do.         Here at Mummy Mama Mum HQ (that’s just my house, really) I’ve been doing all the research so you don’t have to! If you haven’t already spotted the Ultimate GDPR for Bloggers Compliance Package, head over and have a look. In it, I’ve included templates for all the policies you need, how to’s for making sure your mailing lists are GDPR compliant, re opting your existing list, a checklist for compliance, plugin audit sheets, templates for your opt-in forms and double opt-in…

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    #ItsOk Linky Week 5

    Welcome back to #ItsOk linky week 5! I can’t believe we’re into week 5 already!   You can add your link on any of our 4 sites, but your host this week is Jennie over at Rice Cakes & Raisins, so do pop over and say hi 😉   I’m currently in pyjamas at 5:50pm, which is totally okay! How about you guys?     Riz’s Fave Post from week 4   “I was torn between posts to choose my favourite but my featured post of the week will have to be from Serenely Sam ‘Am I A Bad Parent?’ It was written with such raw emotion and so relatable…

  • What do we need to know about GDPR as bloggers ? I've covered all bases. Everything you need to know about being GDPR compliant and GDPR compliance as a blogger even if you don't have a mailing list.

    GDPR for Bloggers; What do you Need to Know?

    Quick note; this is a meaty one! Don’t worry if you don’t have time right now, just stick a bookmark in it and come back later. Trust me, you won’t regret it! Please remember I’m not a lawyer, so please make sure you seek legal advice should you need to.   Unless you’ve been under a rock somewhere for the last few months, you’ll probably have heard of the GDPR, and be wondering what GDPR means for bloggers. GDPR for bloggers is causing a bit of a stir in the general blogging community, and with good reason.   But, before I get started on what you need to do as…

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    #ItsOk Linky Week 4

    Welcome back to #ItsOk linky week 4! I really enjoyed hosting last week, and reading and commenting on all your fab posts. There were some seriously good ones, and I had a hard job narrowing down my faves!   Remember, we’re all about championing perfectly imperfect parenting, so feel free to link up with your parenting posts sharing the good, the bad, and the sometimes downright ugly!   Realising at 5pm that you’ve been walking around all day with a nice little glob of baby food in your hair? It’s totally ok!     My Fave Post from week 3   It was tough to choose, but my favourite post…

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    Introducing the Grasshopper App: Coding Apps for Beginners

    I want to kick off with some total honesty today. I’m about to talk about a brand new app that went live literally one week ago (April 2018). The Grasshopper app has been created by a team within Google called ‘Area 120’ (sounds cool, right?!). Aside from creating cool coding apps, they’ve launched a bunch of other stupidly handy apps that you may well use. UpTime for Youtube, anyone? Yup, made by these guys.   Here’s the honest part; I’m in no way sharing this today as part of any kind of collaboration, I simply downloaded this app last week and have struggled to switch it off since!    …