Conference Corner: Room of Your Own FAQ

BlogHer ’11 Room of Your Own session submissions and voting is in full swing. Have you voiced your opinions yet? Even though BlogHer has hosted Room of Your Own conference sessions since its inception in 2005, they are still a bit of a puzzle to some new attendees ... so we’d like to help demystify this BlogHer tradition. I’ve answered the three most frequently asked questions below (What are they? ...more

BlogHer Conference Update - - March 18, 2011

More March Fabness for this week -- let's get started!! First, I hope you all had a great St. Patrick's Day and didn't get too much green in your system. BlogHer|bet...more

BlogHer Conference Update -- March 11, 2011

Happy Friday and welcome to the weekend! Let's jump right in to BlogHer Conferences March Fabness -- week two. BlogHer|bet...more

Conference Corner: Add Yourself to the Conference Attendee Pages!

Want to get a jump start on networking with other BlogHer conference attendees? Each year, BlogHer offers attendees a way to connect via our Conference Attendees page. Divided by event, you can view who will be at which conference ... and if you’re attending, you can add your name, too! ...more

Such a smart idea. I love how much BlogHer does pre-conference to connect people. The ...more

BlogHer Conference Update: March 5, 2011

Happy Friday, friends! We are excited to share all the new and exciting things happening with BlogHer Conferences. We shall call it March Fabness -- as in, we are so excited and exhilarated! Let's start... BlogHer|bet '11...more

Hi, I'm Polly, Your BlogHer Conference Programming Cruise Director!

Ahoy, BlogHers! All right, I’m not exactly your Cruise Director. But close. My name is Polly Pagenhart, and I’ll be joining Elisa Camahort Page and Jes Ferris as the newest member of BlogHer’s Conference Programming team. ...more

I am new to the world of blogging and looking forward to my very first BlogHer conference. That ...more

BlogHer '11: Early Bird Pricing Ends Today -- February 28, 2011

As is said, "all good things must come to an end" -- and early bird pricing is one of those good things. Today, February 28, 2011, is the last day of early bird pricing for BlogHer '11 in San Diego! Register today before 9 p.m. PACIFIC time and save $100....more

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Announcing: BlogHer '11 Room of Your Own Submissions Are Open!

Last week, we announced BlogHer '11 Programming, Step One: The BlogHer-Programmed Session Schedule. Today we're launching the Room of Your Own Submission process....more

I know it's odd, a quirk of Drupal, but it's a toggle button. You click on I would attend, and ...more

Speaker Spotlight: 5 Amazing Women Featured at BlogHer | bet '11

Whether or not you realize it, chances are you’ve thought up -- at some point -- a few great ideas that could be BIG. And that’s where BlogHer comes in. We want to help launch your innovative ideas, whether as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur, by connecting you with mentors who will share their expertise to help make your dream a wild success. ...more

I wish I was going to be there because these mentors sound amazing. I hope this becomes an ...more

BlogHer Conference Update - February 21, 2011

Happy President's Day!  Lots of exciting updates so let's get to it: BlogHer '11 *Attention* - early bird pricing for BlogHer '11 in San Diego ENDS on February 28, 2011! ...more

Fun -- all the conference updates make me smile thinking about summer.

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August 5 - Day 1
Time Event
8:00am Breakfast (Sails Pavilion)
Newbie Breakfast (Ballroom 20 A-D)
9:00am Welcome and Speed Dating, Featuring BlogHer Co-Founders Elisa Camahort Page, Jory Des Jardins, and Lisa Stone (Ballroom 20 A-D)
10:00am Morning Break (Sails Pavilion)
Social Media Geek | The BlogHer Geek Bar (Room 2)
10:30am Sponsored: Being the CTO of Your Life, brought to you by Samsung (Room 11B)
Experience | Wellness for Bloggers (Room 3)
Change Yourself | Your Perfect Imperfections: Blogging Your Way to Self-Acceptance (Room 6A)
Birds of a Feather Track One | Widowhood (Room 5B)
Change the World | Cyberbullying Isn't Just for Teens: What to Do if You're the Victim of Trolls, Haters... and Worse (Room 6B)
Minding Your Own Business | Bad Blogger Pitches (The Other Side of the PR-Blogger Relationship) (Room 6F)
Room of Your Own | Leveraging Your Blog to Build E-Products for Sale (Room 4)
The Write Brain | Essential Writing and Editing Skills (Room 6E)
Birds of a Feather Track Two | PatientBloggers (Room 5A)
11:45am Lunch and Birds of a Feather (Sails Pavilion)
Lunch and Room of Your Own | Special Needs Mini-Conference (Room 4)
12:30pm Social Media Geek | The BlogHer Geek Bar (Room 2)
1:15pm Birds of a Feather Track Two | We Don't Need No Stinkin' Recession: Frugal Blogging Is Always in Fashion (Room 5A)
Experience | From Page to Stage (Room 3)
Change Yourself | Food Photography That Will Feed Your Soul (Room 6A)
Birds of a Feather Track One | Boomer Bloggers (Room 5B)
Minding Your Own Business | Connecting with Brands from the Inside Out (Room 6F)
Change the World | Media Literacy: Today's Most Necessary Skill (Room 6B)
Sponsored: Success on Our Own Terms: A Discussion with Huffington Post Women, brought to you by AOL (Room 11B)
The Write Brain | Essential Blog Content Development Workshop [Double-Slot] (Room 6E)
Room of Your Own | Special Needs Mini-Conference (continued) (Room 4)
2:30pm Social Media Geek | The BlogHer Geek Bar (Room 2)
2:45pm Room of Your Own | Perfecting Product Reviews (Room 4)
Birds of a Feather Track Two | Patriarchy! (Room 5A)
Experience | Lose Your Inhibitions, Live Your Dreams, Learn the “Single Ladies” Dance (Room 3)
Sponsored: The Tie that Binds Parent and Child, brought to you by Verizon, Parenting Magazine and BlogHer (Room 11B)
Change Yourself | Old-School Bloggers: Beginner to Big-Time to Burnout and Everywhere in Between (Room 6A)
Birds of a Feather Track One | FaithBloggers (Room 5B)
Minding Your Own Business | Peer Networking: Working Together to Help All Boats Rise (Room 6F)
Change the World | Our Food Future: Kids, Cooking, and Health (Room 6B)
The Write Brain | Essential Blog Content Development Workshop [Double-Slot] (Room 6E)
4:00pm Afternoon Break (Sails Pavilion)
4:45pm Community Keynote (Ballroom 20 A-D)
6:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Voices of the Year Reception (Pavilion Terrace & West Terrace)
8:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Listen to Your Mother/Letter to Your Mother Open Mic Salon (Room 8)
9:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Sparklecorn (Ballroom 20 A-D)
August 6 - Day 2
Time Event
9:00am Breakfast (Sails Pavilion)
10:00am Day Two Recap (Sails Pavilion)
10:45am The Write Brain | How to Pitch Freelance Editorial Work from Some Busy Editorial People (Room 6E)
Sponsored: The Path to Healthy Financial Balance, brought to you by Chase Blueprint (Room 11B)
Birds of a Feather Track Two | Online, Everyone Can Walk, Hear, Speak, See: Disability and Blogging (Room 5A)
Social Media Geek | Video Blogging U (Room 1B)
Change the World | BlogHer '11 International Activist Scholarship Winners (Room 6B)
Room of Your Own | Great Blog Design (Room 4)
Change Yourself | 'Til Blog Do Us Part? (Room 6A)
Birds of a Feather Track One | Stepbloggers (Room 5B)
Minding Your Own Business | Your Blog Can Make You a Social Media Marketer (Room 6F)
Experience | The Unexpected Viral Explosion (Room 3)
12:00pm Lunch Keynote: Exploring Inspiration and Leadership with Indra Nooyi (Ballroom 20 A-D)
1:30pm Experience | Create a Vision Board (Room 3)
The Write Brain | How to Pitch a Book (Room 6E)
Sponsored: Being a Mobile Role Model, brought to you by LG and their Text Ed Council (Room 11B)
Birds of a Feather Track Two | Milbloggers (Room 5A)
Social Media Geek | Implementing Community Features on Your Blog (Room 1B)
Birds of a Feather Track One | Modern Marthas: Women Who Blog Hearth and Home and the Stereotypes They Smash (Room 5B)
Room of Your Own | Putting the "Professional" in Professional Blogging (Room 4)
Change the World | Malcolm Gladwell is Missing the Point: Revolutions are Happening Online (Room 6B)
Change Yourself | Unplug, Unfriend, Unfollow, Unwind: Is That Sacrilege? (Room 6A)
Minding Your Own Business | Your Blog Can Make You a Local Hero (Room 6F)
3:00pm Minding Your Own Business | When Diversity is Simply Good Business (Room 6F)
Experience | Create a Vision Board (continued) (Room 3)
The Write Brain | Uncharted Territory: Video Storyboarding and Scripting for the Writer (Room 6E)
Birds of a Feather Track Two | Twitterholics (Room 5A)
Social Media Geek | Mobile Multimedia: Making Media on the Go (Room 1B)
"Coming Out" as Undocumented: The Children of Immigration; The Definition of American (Room 11B)
Room of Your Own | How to Create a Kick A$$ Proposal (Room 4)
Change the World | Owning Your Beauty: If We Change the Conversation, Can We Change the Culture? (Room 6B)
Change Yourself | How Do You Sustain an Online Community and Keep Your Own Sanity? (Room 6A)
Birds of a Feather Track One | Humor Bloggers (Room 5B)
4:15pm Afternoon Break (Sails Pavilion)
5:00pm Closing Keynote: Women in the Media. Women Making Media. (Ballroom 20 A-D)
8:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Social Fiesta (Marriott Coronado Terrace)
9:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Aiming Low (Marriott Seaview)
10:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: CheeseburgHer (Marriott Marina Ballroom)


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