Yelp Blog School & SETsession – When London’s top food bloggers get together to share tips and tricks

I recently received an email from Angelica Malin, Editor-in-Chief at About Time Magazine, inviting me to join  #YelpBlogSchool on Saturday 7th of March. The invite read : ‘we’re organising a brunch event with Yelp on the 7th March for some of our favourite bloggers in London. The morning will feature talks from 5 of London’s most successful entrepreneurs in the blogging and digital world, Q & A before speed networking with the experts, and then we’re all going to have brunch!’

I had been to one of Angelica’s #SETsessions on how to become a great writer/journalist/blogger before, where I had the pleasure to meet the lovely team behind About Time Mag and many other ambitious and young talented writers and bloggers. It was fantastic. I learnt a lot and it was great to connect with like-minded people, share experiences and support each other.

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My start into the day was gorgeous. It was sunny and I could really feel spring had arrived. I got onto my bike and started by journey from Brixton to the Newman Street Tavern close to Goodge Street, where the event took place.

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I was really excited about a full morning of networking, lovely food and helpful insights into the world of blogging and social media. Upon arrival we were served delicious freshly- pressed juices and coffees and I mingled with familiar faces. After a short introduction, we were then split into smaller groups to meet five of London’s most successful entrepreneurs in the blogging and digital world – @eatlikeagirl (top food and travel blogger),  @symmetrybreakfast (Instagram sensation), @aftrebecca (Daily Telegraph contributor & Editor-in-Chief of About FCKING Time magazine), @angelicamalin (Editor-in-Chief @AboutTimeMag + Editor-at-Large @AFT_mag) and Alex from @yelplondon, which sponsored this event. Our speed networking and Q&A sessions were followed by some lovely breaky and more mingling.

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What I liked most at the event was the passion and energy created in the room. We all had different professional and cultural backgrounds and we came from different parts of the World but we all had one thing in common – we love food and we like to share our passion with others.

If you are an aspiring writer/journalist/blogger and you want to meet like-minded people and learn from other people’s experiences, I really encourage you to attend any of the About Time Mag events.

 

 

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Thanks to Yelp and About Time for hosting and inviting me along.

Perhaps I see you at the next event 🙂

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2 Comments

    • Noemi says:

      Hi Jess, it is a great opportunity to meet fellow entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs and lots of energy in the room. Very inspiring. Weird that Melbourne does not have such events..if not, come over here lol

      Liked by 1 person

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