REOPENED - Announcing BlogHer '11 Call for Volunteers

 *******************************************************************************************************************UPDATE 7/20/11 - The Call for Volunteers is closed.Thank you to everyone that applied.  We received a tremendous response and will be notifying everyone either way beginning today, 7/20.*******************************************************************************************************************UPDATE 7/16/11 - You are in luck!  The Call for Volunteers has reopened! We have found that we are requiring additional needs and help for all of the fantastic events we are hosting at this year's BlogHer '11.  We are in need of Mic Wranglers and Registration Desk help.  There are not many spaces available so please let us know by Wednesday, July 20th, if you are interested. Please note that there is a mandatory volunteer training on Thursday, August 4th, at 1:00pm where you will receive the necessary training for your role and your pass for the Conference.Don’t delay -– apply now for a BlogHership.*******************************************************************************************************************We are proud to announce this year's Call for Volunteers for BlogHer '11 in San Diego, CA! Each year, BlogHer offers very few highly coveted BlogHerships in exchange for being a conference volunteer. Volunteer opportunities include working the registration desk and mic wrangling. You may see that we have eliminated the Live Blogging positions. This year, we have decided to go a different direction, but we will have the same number of BlogHerships still available....more

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Conference Corner: The Geek Bar (Online Sign-ups Now Open!)

Are you new to blogging, and not sure how to customize your website? Been blogging for a while, but you want to add a new component, like video or podcasts? Or maybe you want to learn to analyze your stats to further your reach. Whatever geeky subject you want to learn, BlogHer’s got you covered with The Geek Bar at BlogHer ’11.The Geek Bar takes place all day on Friday, August 5. It’s modeled after Apple’s Genius Bar: We’ve got lots of geeky topics going on at the same time, and attendees sign up for tutorials and hands-on help in 15-minute increments....more

Announcing the 2011 BlogHer Voices of the Year!

Today we are pleased and proud to announce the 2011 BlogHer Voices of the Year!...more
For the next collection of awards, how do you submit someone???more

Together Counts' BlogHer 5K

The list of fantastic and exciting events at BlogHer ’11 continues to grow: We are bringing back the BlogHer 5K. This year, the 5K is brought to us by Together Counts. Together Counts is a nationwide program inspiring active and healthy living. The principle behind the program is Energy Balance, which means balancing the calories we consume with the calories we burn. Learn more about Together Counts and their commitment here....more

I just want to make sure it's the blue route? It says it's only 2 miles.

Tina ...more

Announcing the HTC Innovator Award at the Voices of the Year Community Keynote

Here in Silicon Valley, people talk a lot about innovation. Web 2.0, now Web 3.0, mobile technology, cleantech - there’s always something new and groundbreaking coming over the horizon. But innovation isn't just about technology development....more

BlogHer Conference Update - - July 8, 2011

Wow, another week has come and gone, and the countdown to BlogHer '11 has started!This week, I'll focus a lot on BlogHer '11, since we are sooo close -- but remember, we still have BlogHer Handmade on the horizon and maybe a little something else in store (ohhh, that was a tease)....more

thank you Lori for your updates. I am looking forward to going to BlogHer again.more

Conference Corner: You're Invited! BlogHer '11 & 9 Open-to-All Parties

After a long day of education and inspiration at BlogHer ’11, we know that a lot of you are looking to unwind. For some, that’s dancing. For others, that’s chilling on the sofa. And for still others, it’s mingling and mixing with bloggers, networking to your heart’s content. But ... where do you go to do all that? BlogHer has the answer for you: Each night (Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 4-6), we’ve got three fun parties lined up, just for you! PLUS, if even the word "party" makes you shudder, the Serenity Suite (which is exactly what it sounds like) will stay open late on Saturday night....more

BlogHer '11 Conference Update: July 1, 2011

Happy 4th of July weekend! Happy Canada Day, too! I hope everyone will enjoy a long weekend of family, fun and relaxation and of course of us in the USA, fireworks! But before I lose you to the long weekend, here are some updates for the upcoming BlogHer '11 and our other conferences.BlogHer '11:...more

BlogHer '11 Conference: Party Bling, Badges and More!

It's "that" time -- time to deck out your blog with some BlogHer '11 Conference Party Bling! See below, grab the code and remember, these parties are open to all conference attendees with a badge -- no RSVP required. View the party plan here. Cheers! ...more

Announcing: BlogHer '11 Conference -- The Serenity Suite

Serenity: the state or quality of being serene. Ah, that sounds so lovely. However, it does sound like a bit of an oxymoron at a conference: How on earth does one find serenity at BlogHer '11? It's easy: You visit the Serenity Suite!Since 2006, BlogHer has been creating a place for folks who need a quiet place among the masses, and this year is no different....more

As a single mom on the edge, I think I'll enjoy the serenity. But, I'm curious about the ...more