BlogHer Conferences Weekly Update - - May 18, 2012

Happy Weekend! The forbidden countdown to BlogHer Food '12 in Seattle has started and we are only three weeks away from our 4th Annual food event!  We have a great event in store for you and here are just some of the highlights:...more
So excited to meet fellow BlogHer bloggers. See you in three weeks!more

More BlogHer '12 New Sponsor Announcements

Announcing another round of New Sponsors for BlogHer '12! We are thrilled to have these sponsors joining us for our annual conference. To see a full list of our BlogHer '12 sponsors, click here. Read on to learn a little bit about each of these awesome new sponsors....more

BlogHer Conference Update - - May 11, 2012

It's Friday, and Mother's Day weekend here in the US (maybe other places too), so to all you moms celebrating this weekend or other weekends -- have a great day! Now, on to our update...Let's start with BlogHer Food '12...The mobile app is ready for download! ...more

Conference Corner: Schedule Updates for BlogHer '12

If you ask me what the best video game ever created it, I will without hesistation tell you that TETЯIS: The Soviet Mind Game by Tengen. You can't get Tengen Tetris anymore; in fact, you couldn't a month or so after it came out. It was really a brilliant video game, even for 8 bit, and it's a big reason why I love working as Conference Programming Manager for BlogHer today. So much of what we do on the Programming Team has to do with fitting square boxes into right angled spaces and making everything flow together seamlessly....more

More Awesome BlogHer '12 Sponsors!

Last week we introduced you to our first round of Sponsors for BlogHer '12, and this week we have more amazing sponsors to tell you about. Our sponsors heavily subsidize the costs of the conferences making it possible for us to offer such low registration rates for our attendees year after year. Check out some of our sponsors for the BlogHer '12 Conference in New York on August 2-4....more

BlogHer Conferences Weekly Update - - May 4, 2012

Happy Friday and happy Star Wars day! (I will confess that May the Fourth be with you did not make any sense to me until I said it out loud -- giggle.) Now onto things that do make sense to me... BlogHer Food '12 in Seattle is quickly approaching and we've got so much planned for you and your time with us....more

Check Out Some of Our BlogHer '12 Sponsors!

Here at BlogHer we love our sponsors! The sponsors heavily subsidize the costs of the conferences making it possible for us to offer such low registration rates for our attendees year after year. Check out some of our amazing sponsors for the BlogHer '12 Conference in New York on August 2-4. We thought it would be a good idea to feature some of our sponsors while everyone begins to gear up to have a blast in New York City!...more

BlogHer Conferences Weekly Update - - April 27, 2012

It's the weekend -- time for a little R&R, but not before you read our exciting updates! BlogHer Food '12 in Seattle is literally a mere six weeks away and we're putting the icing on the conference cake! (Nope, I couldn't resist the food reference!) We've announced keynotes for day 1!...more

Last Chance for Voices of the Year Nominations!

In just under a week, we'll be closing submissions for one of the most highly anticipated elements of the BlogHer Annual conference program, Voices of the Year. The Voices of the Year Community Keynote honors up to 120 of the brightest voices in the blogging community, as chosen by the community. We'll get the opportunity to hear 15 of them read their posts live during the Closing Keynote on Friday, August 3rd, and the others will be honored on
Would it be possible for you to post these peoples Blogher links instead of their web page links ...more

BlogHer Conferences Weekly Update - - April 20, 2012

Happy weekend! Can you believe it's already late April? That means BlogHer Food '12 in Seattle is less than two months away and we'll be in New York for BlogHer '12 in no time! So let's get to the good stuff... There is still time to register for BlogHer Food '12 in Seattle and book your hotel room at the historic Fairmont and be part of the excitement that is BlogHer Food!...more


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