Announcing the First Round of BlogHer PRO Speakers

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Over the past few weeks, we've announced the amazing keynote speakers for BlogHer PRO in San Francisco next month, and given you a sneak peek at the preliminary agenda for the 1 1/2 days of the event, but today we are excited to introduce you to the speakers you'll learn from and be inspired by at BlogHer PRO! (Registration info here)

Announcing the First Round of BlogHer PRO Speakers

The BlogHer PRO speakers come from every corner of the blogosphere -- food, writing, design, business, tech, law, memoir, and more -- to share universal truths, best practices, and advice to help you continue to grow your digital presence and possibilities. They'll cover topics that matter to you as a professional (or professionalizing!) blogger: business skills, financial considerations, optimization, strategy, and entrepreneurial thinking.

Tuesday's BlogHer U Business Intensive features the following speakers:

On Positioning: Erica Lee from StrategicLee
On Productizing: Alicia DiRago from WhimseyBox, Jadah Sellner, co-founder of Simple Green Smoothies, and Tara Mohr, creator of the Playing Big Leadership Program for women
On Prospecting: Monique Maestas Gower from the BlogHer Sales Team
On Pitching & Pricing: Joanne Tombrakos - Storyteller, Consultant, and Digital Evangelist and Reichel Broussard from Copy Cat Chic
On Partnering: Chrissy Watson from The Outlaw Mom and Kristen Herwitz, Corporate Counsel for BlogHer
On Producing ROI: Julie Yamamoto from CMD Agency

Wednesday's Content & Management tracks feature:

On Pivoting Your Brand: Britt Reints from In Pursuit of Happiness
On Old-School Skills That Matter: Julie Ross Godar, Executive Editor,

On Managing Market Change: Jenny Lauck, VP Influencer Services, BlogHer
On Managing Time: Stephanie O'Dea - author, blogger, and time management expert
On Managing People: Stacy Morrison, Editor in Chief,
On Managing the Media: Elisa Camahort Page, Co-founder and COO of BlogHer

Wednesday's DIY and Outsource Mobile tracks feature:

On DIY Mobile Strategy: Myriam Joire, Senior Mobile Editor at Engadget
On DIY Mobile-Friendly Plug-Ins: Tracy Sestili, CEO of Social Strand Media
On DIY Mobile Photo-Editing: Stephanie Quilao from Noshtopia

On Outsource Mobile Strategy and Hiring Developers: Maya Bisineer from Think Maya and Tania Mulry, founder and CEO of DDx Media
On Outsource Web Design for Mobile: Purvi Shah, UX and Design Consultant (and original designer of the BlogHer "hermoticon"!)

...and there are more speakers to come!

Check out the BlogHer PRO online agenda to see who is teaching the sessions you're most interested in attending, or watch the speaker page for continuously added faces and bios. From the veteran bloggers you know and love to emerging thought-leaders and social entrepreneurs, we're sure you'll be as excited about the BlogHer PRO speaker line-up as we are!

Tickets for this limited-space event are still available. Grab your ticket while they last, and we'll see you there!

Mr Lady

Shannon Carroll
Conference Programming Manager