It’s no secret that we’re big fans of bloggers here at Babble. Last fall, we launched Babble Voices, showcasing some of the standout writers that personify the blogging community’s best attributes: humor, intelligence, honesty, and heart. We rounded out the year by naming 2011’s Top 100 Mom Bloggers, and since we want to get to know them even more, we asked them a question a month for 2012. This month, we picked their brains for their number-one tip for moms who are new to the blogosphere.
Check out the top 25 answers after the jump!
Choose the name of your blog carefully ...
... Keeping in mind that you may not always want to write exclusively about stretch marks, sippy cups, and poop. Not that there's anything wrong with stretch marks, sippy cups, and poop. But if you pay for www.stretchmarkssippycupsandpoop.com, you'll establish your online presence to that persona indelibly, locking yourself into that theme. It's not an easy thing to change without inadvertently losing readers, links, or momentum. It's the same as naming a kid. - Kate Inglis, Sweet Salty
Jump to an answer:
Kate Inglis / KJ DellAntonia / Sarah Braesch / Bug and the Sweet Banana
Jenny Lawson / Stephanie Nielson / Julie Robichaux / Kristen Chase / Iris Beard
Cecily Kellogg / Amy Turn Sharp / Catherine Newman / Joslyn Gray
Shay Stewart-Bouley / Gabrielle Blair / Elizabeth Jayne Liu / Michelle Boudreaux
Bon Stewart / Alli Worthington / Jill Smokler / Kelly Wickham
Tracey Gaughran-Perez / Heather Spohr / Mir Kamin / Eden Kennedy
Missed hearing from your favorite mom blogger on the top 100 list? Check back next month on MomCrunch, when more of our favorite moms reveal the greatest gifts blogging has brought them (spoiler: much more than a Walmart giftcard)!