BlogHer Handmade ’11 Call for Authors

BlogHer Handmade is BlogHer’s social media event for creative/crafting/food-loving bloggers. We’re partnering with The Creative Connection to host this day, where we’re covering everything from Content and Community Building, to Growing Your Reach, to Monetization and Business Models. It’s a day jam-packed with information creative bloggers need to boost their social media presence, and it’s taking place next week in St. Paul, Minnesota....more

Join More Than 1,000 BlogHers who Took the "No Kid Hungry" Pledge with Jimmy Dean

O'Dwyers Magazine, a trade publication for the PR industry, recently noted how many sponsors brought causes and social good initiatives to BlogHer this year. We wanted to share with you the results of one such initiative, and let you know you can still be a part of it....more

BlogHer '11: Greening a Conference

There are many challenges when producing a conference -- and one of the biggest is being eco-friendly. At BlogHer '11 this year, we did many things in an effort to be green. We do know it's not only about "recycle," so there was also a healthy dose of "re-use and reduce" in the mix! ...more
just wanted to thank you, Lori! i read over on Beth's blog you all are taking steps to help ...more

(VIDEO) BlogHer '11 -- Newbie Breakfast With Deb on the Rox

One of the things we do at a BlogHer conference that might be a tad different than other conferences is our "Newbie Breakfast" -- intended to orient our first-time attendees at the conference, and hopefully set and manage some expectations.Because it can be fun, scary, exciting (insert your own adjective) to come to BlogHer for the first time, we like to lighten the mood....more
These women rock! I'm not a newbie but I listened to every word of this.more

(VIDEO) BlogHer '11 Opening Keynote!

Watch as co-founders Lisa Stone, Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins discuss the state of the blogosphere at the opening general session during BlogHer '11 in San Diego.    Lori Lunadirector of events...more

(VIDEO) The BlogHer '11 Keynote with Indra Nooyi: Watch Now!

We here at BlogHer were proud to host Indra K. Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo as our lunchtime keynote at BlogHer '11 in San Diego. ...more
@pepsico So many quotables & highlights, but my fave parts were her definition of "performance ...more

Announcing: BlogHer '11 Voices of the Year Video!

It's true: Video from the BlogHer '11 Voices of the Year is here!  You can view each speaker individually or see the whole session all at once. Enjoy!**Please note, these videos might take a minute to load, so please be patient.**Image: Asher-Sears PhotographyIn order of appearance......more
@missbritt Unfortunately, no code available with that player. Which ones do you want? I can ...more

BlogHer Conference Update -- August 26, 2011

Hello friends! I hope everyone is safe and sound this weekend as the weather is a bit crazy out there.I'm going to dive right in and get started...First, let's do a recap of BlogHer '11 in San Diego -- again, it was quite a conference, and we certainly hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Here are some fun facts:...more

Conference Corner: BlogHer '11 VirtualCon

Did BlogHer ’11 really come and go that fast? This time the week before last, thousands of attendees were packing suitcases, boarding planes, and planning which sessions to attend. And now ... now you have met dozens (hundreds?) of new-to-you bloggers. Now you have spent time discussing cyberbullying, or maybe body image, or maybe photography, or maybe social media platforms. Now you have met some of your tribes(wo)men, be it other military bloggers, or other twitterholics, or other modern marthas, or any other of the many, many Birds of a Feather meet-ups held throughout the weekend. ...more
@Andi Fisher Hi Andi! We have not yet posted the transcript to Writing a Kick A$$ Proposal ...more

Why We Need This Cyber Village: BlogHer '11

I have long been inspired by my favorite line in E.M. Forster’s Howard’s End, “Only connect…” And this last weekend at BlogHer, I saw those two words take on a life of their own. My friend Eden was a Voice of the Year keynote speaker. Standing in the dimly lit ballroom as she read, photographs from her blog post projected upon huge screens, I realized that if not for BlogHer, this very moment would never have happened. Not like this. ...more
Angie, that photo gave me goosebumps - do we need more evidence of why the world is a bit richer ...more