When: On 07/03/2018 from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: Mercure Hotel in Pembury (click on link for map)
What we’ll be doing this month…
Networking time – A friendly and inspiring evening with plenty of time for you to meet and chat with other local business mums. The attendee list will be circulated in advance of the meeting so that you can familiarise yourself with who is coming to help you on the evening.
About our talk this month How to blog for your business, and how to make your blogging profitable, with Al Ferguson of The Dad Network.
Do you feel nervous about coming? If so, please don’t worry, I promise you won’t be the only one! And to make it easier for you, you’re welcome to arrive 15 minutes earlier than everyone else at 7.30 to settle in while it’s still quiet.
About our speaker Al is the founder & CEO of The Dad Network; one of the UK’s fastest growing network of dads and most influential dad blog. The Dad Network is an online parenting platform connecting dads to resources, entertainment and each other across the globe. The Dad Network hosts over 30 local meet-ups around the UK and a handful overseas as well as the UK’s largest annual dad convention; DadCon.
The Dad Network has a number of social platforms, including its own YouTube channel, reaching hundreds of thousands of parents each week.
Al has also presented & worked for some of the UK’s largest brands; Tesco, Peugeot, Dolmio, Johnson & Johnson, Legal & General, confused.com, Not on the High Street, American Express, Amazon and many more. He has also starred in the prime time show, Jamie & Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast as well as on 4OD, working on a series of ‘shorts’ complimenting the well known, One Born Every Minute series. Furthermore, he has worked with Peter Andre on a documentary for ITV’s This Morning as well as becoming a regular on Good Morning Britain as an ‘expert.’ Lastly, Al worked closely with the Victoria Derbyshire producing team to create a unique and ground-breaking feature looking at dads & miscarriage.
Al is also one of the ‘go-to’ experts on all things related to Fatherhood for BBC Radio having worked on BBC R1 Newsbeat, BBC R4 & many other regionalised stations.
As well as on his own blog, Al’s writing can be found in various magazines both online and in print. He has written for Grazia, Baby Prima, Baby Centre & BT to name a few. Al is most recognised however, for his 2 viral photos; an adorable photo of his son & a ‘dads Don’t Babysit’ T-Shirt. He appeared in some of the world’s largest media publications; the Telegraph, The Mail Online, Mashable, Buzzfeed, Cosmopolitan & Today.
Al has recently created his own family YouTube channel that compliments the rest of his work. The channel follows and documents what ‘the Fergusons’ get up to on a weekly basis.
Before working as a full time blogger & YouTuber, Al worked as a fully qualified primary school teacher for over 5 years, whereby presenting to & educating children became second nature to him.
How to book – Space is limited and advance booking is necessary. Please scroll down this page to book your place.
Bookings are closed for this event.