• The Best GDPR Cookie Consent Plugin for Bloggers

    So we’re t-minus 2 weeks until the GDPR comes into force. If you’re a blogger (and if you’re reading this you probs are) then despite all the misinformation out there, you absolutely need to know about and be ready for GDPR. One of the most basic things you need to think about is GDPR cookie consent.   Whether you’ve been blogging for years, you have a huge mailing list and a site to rival Facebook, or you’ve just started your blogging journey, have no mailing list, and your site is as sparse as sparse can be, there things (like being aware of what cookies your site uses) you need to do…

  • The Must Have GDPR Compliance Checklist for Bloggers

    GDPR for bloggers has been a huge topic this week, not just here but all across the internet-land, and especially in the blogging community. I do have the must have GDPR compliance checklist for you, but before we get to that, I want to divert a little bit from the status quo.   Maybe the furore this week is because the deadline for compliance is less than 3 weeks away now, or maybe it’s because the sheer amount of information out there has reached a peak. A quick Google search for ‘GDPR for bloggers’ will bring you up a cool 1.8m pages, and even something more specific like ‘GDPR Compliance…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Grasshopper is a coding app designed for total beginners to learn the basics of coding.

    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!    …