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Post-BlogHer Let Down: In the Season of My Family

Coming home from BlogHer I had a To Do List of things to fix up on my blog, ideas to implement, people to contact, topics to write about and a thousand other grandiose ideas and plans. I was going to actually do these things this year darn it! I told myself. Alas, that didn’t happen. Life, as usual, got in the way. Post-conference let down started....more
thanks for sharing that, i am planing on going to blog her next year and i know thats after ...more

UPDATE: BlogHer '13 Registration

At BlogHer '12 we announced we would be opening registration for BlogHer '13 on September 1, 2012. In our excitement at the conference, we didn't think about the harsh reality that September 1 is a) a Saturday, and b) Labor Day weekend. Because of that and the fact that we are revamping our registration system, we are pushing the date back a little, and now we will be opening registration next week....more
Yes indeed Melanie Ross Levin! -Elisamore

Don't Overpack and Other Tips from a BlogHer Newbie

Last week, we featured this post from a BlogHer Conference vet, about how to beat that overwhelmed feeling most of us have after a BlogHer conference. Between keeping up with new contacts, cashing in on your swag, and making technical changes to your blog, photos, or social media (or all of the above), we think these veteran attendee tips are spot on. So, what about the newbies? At BlogHer, we know that a new attendee has a totally different set of expectations, hopes, and...well, fears about the conference! And that is why we loved this post by Nikki of Days With Us. ...more
@mrlady @blogher Thank you! I am thrilled and honored to be featured.more

The BlogHer '12 Fashion Show Video is HERE!

The fashionistas are here -- or their video is, I should say -- and they are ready for your viewing pleasure! ...more

BlogHer Conferences - - Weekly Update August 24, 2012

Happy weekend friends! We are hard at work posting all things post-conference and of course working on all things BlogHer '13, both Food and our annual event in Chicago. But before we get too far ahead let's take a quick look back (in no particular order)......more

The BlogHer '12 Voices of the Year Video Is Here!

The 2012 BlogHer Voices of the Year videos are here! Watch all 15 incredible bloggers selected to read their hysterical, touching, and important posts at the community keynote address from the BlogHer '12 conference. (Note: Have hankie at the ready.)...more
So enjoyed being a part of this. Thank you thank you, BlogHer.more

BlogHer '12: What Childless Women Want Brands to Know

My panel at BlogHer '12 went very well and as it should be, there were lessons for the audience and panel, too. The session was sweetly named,Table for One, and it focused on the challenges of women bloggers without children to attract brand attention and strategies to turn things around....more
I also feel a little upset when the ads that are directed at women without kids it's dating ads. ...more

BlogHer ’12 Is Over, Now How Do I Keep In Contact with Sponsors?

One of the greatest benefits of BlogHer is the networking potential between bloggers and brands. Many bloggers come to the conference looking to connect to brands they would like to work with, and luckily, many brands come to BlogHer conferences to meet with bloggers to work with. We simply create a convenient place to meet and exchange information. Are you interested in keeping in contact with some of the sponsors, but aren’t sure how to go about doing so?...more
Don't send a canned email to a sponsor. Take a few minutes to remind them what you talked about ...more

Check Out the BlogHer '12 Official Photos!

Have you been keeping up with everything we're adding to our BlogHer '12 VirtualCon? If not, you may have missed that we have added in our official photos for BlogHer '12! I love looking at the photos and seeing the smiling faces of people I know... and don't know! I even found a few of me. We put the amazing photos from Danielle Tsi & Manhattan Group Photographers in some slideshows and are posting them here, as well, for your enjoyment!...more

Conference Corner: Got Ideas?

BLOGHER 12 ZOMGZOMGZOMGOh, wait. It's over?......Dangit. If you're anything like me, you're still in that gogogogogo headspace that is the most awesome mixed of adrenaline and nerves and zeal. I always love the weeks leading up to BlogHer Events, and I almost love the weeks after them more. Why? Because my cup overfloweth with ideas that I want to implement in my blog, my life, next year's conference, and the world around me....more
 @JennaHatfield Thank you, thank you, thank you!more

Schedule

August 3 - Day 1
Time Event
8:00am Breakfast
Newbie Breakfast
9:00am Welcome and Speed Dating, Featuring BlogHer Co-Founders Elisa Camahort Page and Lisa Stone
10:00am Morning Break
10:30am The Visual | iPhoneography
The Geek Bar
The Personal | Blogging for the Love of It
Sponsored | The State of the World's Mothers: Working Together to Save and Improve Lives, brought to you by Johnson & Johnson
The Writing | Turning Your Blog Posts into Publishable Essays
The Political | Sin Fronteras: Advocacy Blogging Across Issues and Borders
The Professional - Beginner + Advanced | The Brand-Blogger Connection
Room of Your Own | Mom, Stop Blogging About Me!
The Technical | HTML Doesn’t Have to Be a Four-Letter Word
11:45am Lunch Keynote, Featuring Martha Stewart in a One-on-One Interview with BlogHer Co-Founder Elisa Camahort Page
1:15pm The Geek Bar
The Professional - Advanced | Strategic Content Development Across Multiple Media: Onstage, Onscreen, and Online
The Personal | Blogging the Fine Line Between Your Identity and the Issues
The Technical | Podcasting 101
The Political | International Activist BlogHer Scholarship Recipients
The Writing | Beyond Guest Blogging: Pitching Media Outlets
The Visual | Three-dimensional Beauty on a Two-dimensional Screen: Style and Design Bloggers Share Trade Secrets
Room of Your Own | Celebrate Your Small Blog
The Professional - Beginnner | Ten Things You Can Do Now to Maximize Your Social Media Expertise
Sponsored | Keeping Things Private in a Public, Digital World, brought to you by outmywindow
2:45pm Room of Your Own | Table For One
The Professional - Beginner | Leveraging Facebook and Twitter
The Writing | Bootstrapping Your Book's Promotion
The Professional - Advanced | Media Training for Bloggers
The Technical | Streamline Your Technical Toolkit: How to Do More with Less
The Personal | Honoring Your Culture, Celebrating Your Commonality
Sponsored | Bloganthropy: Using Social Media for Social Good, brought to you by Bloganthropy
The Visual | Image Post-Production: Sharing Our Favorite Tools
The Political | How Washington Works and How Women in the States Can Make a Difference
The Geek Bar
4:00pm Afternoon Break
4:45pm Voices of the Year Community Keynote
6:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Voices of the Year Reception
8:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Listen to Your Mother/Letter to Your Mother Open Mic Salon
9:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Sparklecorn
August 4 - Day 2
Time Event
8:30am Birds of a Feather Breakfast
9:30am The Political | Ella Gobierna: Latinas in Elected Office
Sponsored | The Power of Mom: Revolutionizing Family Entertainment, brought to you by The Oogieloves and Kenn Viselman
The Professional - Beginner | Leveraging Google+, Pinterest, and Instagram
The Professional - Advanced | Affiliate Marketing Programs as an Additional Revenue Stream
The Technical | Advanced SEO for Bloggers
The Visual | Telling Stories with Pictures: Incorporating Graphics, Cartoons, and Iconography
The Geek Bar
The Writing Lab
The Personal | Erotica Out in the Open
Room of Your Own | Pro Tips: Branding and Blogging Professionally
11:00am The Writing Lab
The Personal | Blogging into MidLife: The Tension Between the Online Spotlight and Offline Invisibility
Room of Your Own | Travel Philanthropy
The Political | Strength in Numbers: Forming and Using Online Orgs to Make Change
The Professional - Beginner | Protecting Your Blogging Rights, Respecting Those of Others
The Professional - Advanced | When It’s Time to Spend Money to Market Your Work
The Technical | Avoid Analytics Overload: Google Analytics Tips
The Visual | Vlogging Boot Camp, pt. 1
The Geek Bar
12:15pm Lunch Keynote, Featuring Katie Couric in a One-on-One Interview with BlogHer Co-Founder Lisa Stone
1:45pm Break
2:00pm Women Influencers as Change Agents Keynote, with Soledad O'Brien, Christy Turlington Burns, and Malaak Compton-Rock
3:15pm The Technical | Hot to Make an App?
The Visual | Vlogging Boot Camp, pt. 2
The Geek Bar
The Writing Lab
The Personal | My Blog No Longer Fits Me: Blogging after Life Change
Room of Your Own | #Blog2012: A Conversation
The Political | Using Online Tools to Get Women into Office
The Professional - Beginner + Advanced | How to Price and Value Your Services
4:30pm Afternoon Break
5:15pm BlogHer '12 Closing
6:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Come as You Are
7:30pm OFFICIAL PARTY: The BlogHer '12 Fashion Show and Style Spotlight
9:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Social Fiesta
10:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: CheeseburgHer

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