An Award Winning Blog featuring Travel, Adventure & Family Life in North East England

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Get in touch


Hello! We are an award winning blogging/vlogging family based in Northumberland, UK. We are open to working with brands who fit the nature of our blogs and are relevant to our audience.

The best way to contact us is via email:- samantharickelton@googlemail.com





North East Family Fun (family blog) features our busy lives and adventures in Northumberland, across the UK and beyond. Expect restaurant reviews, days out, holidays, travel & family life.

80% of our audience is female and 70% are aged between 25 and 44 years old. Our audience is interested in family life, travel, entertainment, movies, TV, cooking and shopping. 

Life As Mrs R  (mum's blog) is a grown up lifestyle blog where Sam writes about relationships, personal development, social media & blogging tips, weight loss, health, fitness, current affairs and life as a self employed 30-something.

Big Stevie Cool (dad's blog) is about life from a dad's perspective alongside TV & movie reviews, weight loss journey and random musings from your average geek on the street. 


Awards

  • NETwitterati 2015 - Listed in the top 100 most influential people on twitter in the North East
  • MAD blog awards 2015 - Finalist (best UK family fun blog)
  • BiB awards 2015 - Shortlisted (best UK travel blog)
  • MAD blog awards 2014 - Finalist (best UK family fun blog)
  • North East Blogger Awards 2014 - Winner (North East Blogger of the year)
  • North East Blogger Awards 2014 - Finalist (best North East Travel Blog)

I also sat on the judging panel of the North East Blogger Awards 2015.


May 2016 Rankings


North East Family Fun 
#44 UK Parenting blog as per Tots 100
#13 Parenting blog as per Rise
DA 32

Life As Mrs R
#77 UK Lifestyle blog as per Hibs 100
DA 16

Big Stevie Cool
DA 15


 Social Media


Twitter :- 8700+ followers with an average reach of 310k across 28 days

Facebook :- 6500+ followers 

Instagram :- 2400+ followers

Youtube 500+ subscribers


Klout


Our Klout score is 71 meaning we are ranked in the top 10 % of all social media users worldwide. We are classed as experts in the following fields:-
  • Blogging
  • Camping
  • Children
  • Durham
  • Families
  • Lifestyle
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Northumberland
  • Travelling with kids

Blogger Outreach


Samantha runs the North East Network of Brilliant Bloggers with Karen English. The network is home to have 400+ members who blog about a wide range of interests from music to food, lifestyle, parenting and interiors. If you would like to reach out to bloggers in the North East, please get in touch and I'll do my best to help.


Ways we work with Brands

  • Collaborative Posts
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Product Reviews
  • Hosting Competitions
  • Holiday and Days Out Reviews
  • Producing Video Reviews
  • Social Media Promotion and Campaigns

Brands we have worked with


Examples of brands I have worked with in the past

Disclosure Policy - updated June 2016


Every post will now be labelled in the following ways:-

Just Us:-  A post that hasn't been paid for/gifted in any form. We have self-funded everything you read about in this post. 

Collaborative Post:- We have been paid (either in cash or kind) to write about this brand. All thoughts, words and opinions will always be our own. 

Complimentary Tickets:- We have been provided with complimentary tickets/accommodation in return for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions will always be our own.

 Complimentary Meal:- We have been provided with a complimentary meal in return for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are our own.

Review:- We have been sent an item at no cost to ourselves in return for an honest review.

Affliliate Links: - If you click through an affiliate link and then go on to purchase an item from that website, I will receive a small percentage of the sale at no additional cost to yourself.

I value my readers and the trust I have built up. The fact that an item/post has been gifted or paid for will not influence my words or opinion. I only accept items that fit in with the nature of our blog. Please Email:- SamanthaRickelton@googlemail.com if you have any questions. 



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  1. What a fantastic contact page. I'm sure you could write some tips for all bloggers on how to produce something like this.

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I always love reading your thoughts and comments - Sam x

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