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BlogHer At Home Giveaway #3: More Swag Bags and a BlogHer13 Pass

Are you having fun, BlogHer-at-Homers?I know I am. We love, love, love your participation in BlogHer at Home, and can't wait to keep hearing from you as we wrap up the conference. We hope that your participation will expand your view of the BlogHer Conference experience, content, and community. We also hope that have been making connections with each other -- sharing your blogs, your Twitter experience, and whatever other platforms are important to you. (Instagram, anyone? Let's see those shoes....more
I hope my comment sticks this time ;0)more

BlogHer '13 Is Heading Back to the Midwest -- Chicago Here We Come!

Today we are thrilled to announce the dates and venue for our ninth-annual BlogHer Conference:BlogHer '13 will take place on July 25 - 27th at McCormick Place and the Sheraton Chicago!So, to anticipate your immediate questions:  1. Registration will open September 1st. Look out for that announcement soon!...more
@maomau That is a good question. My suggestion is to park near the Sheraton and use shuttles ...more

BlogHer '12 Day One -- in Tweets!

Yesterday was the first day of programming for BlogHer '12 and, let me tell you, it was an amazing day. From the panels to the Expo Hall to, oh you know, Martha Stewart, it was just one of those days that you hope for when attending a conference. We followed along with your tweets and present to you a random dozen that give you a picture as to what the day was like so you can get a feel, whether you're following along with us at home or just wonder what else was going on while you were in another session!...more

HealthMinder and Pathfinder Day in Tweets!

If you didn't get to attend our pre-conference events yesterday, HealthMinder Day or Pathfinder Day, you missed out on a day of great learning, fun, encouragement and inspiration. With two sets of programming running simultaneously, it would create a huge (but informative and awesome) post. Instead, I grabbed ten (well, eleven -- just because!) tweets that give you a general overview of how awesome the day was for our attendees....more

Don't Forget: BlogHer ’12 Evening At The Expo Is Back Tonight!

Last year at BlogHer ’11 in San Diego, attendees really loved the Evening at the Expo. It was a great way to kick off the conference, meet the sponsors and have a couple drinks on us!  Since it was such a huge success last year we decided to bring it back again this year at the Hilton New York. ...more

MUST READ: BlogHer '12 Onsite Information

Update, 8/2/12I forgot!  If you are staying at the Hilton they no longer have coffee makers or refrigerators in their rooms.  BUT!  Staring Thursday, the Hilton will be offering complimentary coffee in the Bridges Bar beginning at 6:30 a.m., so if you are an early bird, pop down and grab some coffee.  Also, throughout the conference The Bridges Bar will be a close, easy alternative for some quiet space if you need it.  They will have some great Hilton give-a-ways so take a moment and pop on down - lobby level of the Hilton NY....more
@BlogHerEvents Is the President's address open to all registered attendees or only ...more

BlogHer At Home Giveaway #2: Now, Some Gifts From Our Sponsors

We at BlogHer are very lucky to have the support of some oustanding sponsors, who make our affordable and content-packed conferences possible. So it's no surprise that when they learned that we'd be creating an at-home conference experience for so very many of you out there, that they'd want to share some goodies with you, too....more
Hey I'm Jamie over at http://mngirlinla.com  It was a fun weekend watching all the fun happening ...more

Making Connections at Home During BlogHer '12 Week

BlogHer '12 Week buzz is ramping up, and I hope everyone following along with @BlogHeratHome is getting ready for some fun and community, too....more
Thank you for including my post in this one. :) Made my day.more

Where You Can Find Our BlogHer ’12 Sponsors

We are so thrilled for BlogHer ’12 to start in just a couple of days! We know how excited our attendees are to visit the sponsors in their booths, suites and various locations, so this year we’ll make it easy for you by telling you all of the places you can find the BlogHer ’12 sponsors....more
@thatwoman @starbucks I'll join you. Yum.more

Dreaming of Geeking Out at BlogHer 12

The other day I received an email from Nelly Yusupova (@DigitalWoman), an impressive and accomplished woman I meet at a BlogHer event a few years ago. She mentioned she was attending BlogHer this year and was speaking about Facebook marketing. She also talked about a new workshop she's working on through Webgrrls – she's the CTO of Webgrrls – called Tech Speak that helps entrepreneurs get started. ...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

Speakers

Vicky Colf oversees the day-to-day operations of Warner Bros. Digital Solutions and Services supporting the Studio’s expanding efforts in distributing content through new media outlets including web-based and wireless offerings. Heading the Digital Solutions and Services group within Technical Operations, she also oversaw the implementation of the Studio’s “Digital End to End” (DETE) project which will migrate all aspects of the Studio’s film production and distribution to a completely digital process. Vicky also works across Technical Operations to leverage technology to drive innovation and efficiency while also ensuring the security of data and applications.

Prior to her current role, Vicky was Vice President and General Manager of Warner Bros. Advanced Digital Services and Technical Systems Development.

When she’s not working at WB Vicky loves to be outdoors engaging in a wide array of sports. A tennis player in college, she moved on to race jet skis in the Pro-Am class and now enjoys mountain biking, riding motorcycles and fly fishing.

The Commercial Program Manager for Huggies, Kevin works with the Brand teams and Agencies to drive commercial programs via multiple channels... including Bloggers!

Melissa Mark-Viverito currently serves as a New York City Council Member, representing District 8, which includes El Barrio/East Harlem, Manhattan Valley/Upper West Side and Mott Haven. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico and in 2005, became the first Puerto Rican woman and Latina elected to serve as Council Member for the 8th Council District.  She was elected to her second term in 2009.  Melissa currently serves as Chair of the Council’s Parks & Recreation Committee and Co-Chair of the Progressive Caucus.  In her capacity as Council Member, Melissa has worked to advance an agenda focused on issues affecting working families, youth, seniors and immigrant communities. 

Keri Lyn is a quirky artist, mother of a dirt magnet and a cowgirl, and the wife of a veterinarian. She lives with her family on country acreage where she daily reminds herself to "Embrace the Chaos."

Keri Lyn is a self-proclaimed "brand loyalist" who is known for her strong and enthusiastic voice when it comes to the products and brands that she loves – a voice that has received renowned acclaim through her blog, SheSaved.  Her 15+ years’ experience in brand marketing and passion for making the connection between brands and consumers has helped her to become a successful consultant to several large companies (DiscountMagsShopRunner, De Wafelbakkers), helping them to connect and build strong affiliate programs and relationships with bloggers.

The Official eBay Bible named Keri Lyn one of the first artists to market an online gallery to Ebay Power Seller status.

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