President Barack Obama LIVE via Video at BlogHer '12!

Today we are honored to announce that President Barack Obama will address the BlogHer '12 audience at 4:30PM Thursday, August 2, via live video feed. We will gather in the Grand Ballroom at the New York Hilton to hear from the president live, and understand why he has chosen to make this rare conference appearance. We will be recording the video and posting it as soon as we can post-appearance. All conference passes, from day passes to party and/or expo passes to full passes will be granted admission to this special event....more
@ElisaC LOL Duh on me. I'm hoping for Chicago - even hubby's excited for that location. Maybe ...more

Conference Corner: What Causes Your Pre-Conference Butterflies?

Every year, since my first BlogHer conference in 2008, I've thought, "This is the year I'm not going to panic before the conference. THIS is the year I've *got* this." And, like clockwork, I find myself doing stomach flips the week before, sometimes even the month before, for any number of reasons. Like the Spanish Inquisition, no one expects to get all jittery before the conference, but it happens anyway. We're people. We freak out. Especially when this happens....more
 @JennaHatfield I'll be down there already so we can have  a tea party. m'kay?  more

Top 10 Tips for Entrepreneurs Attending BlogHer '12

It's less than a week away... BlogHer'12 hits New York City once again. If you're a small business owner attending the conference now is the time to prepare to make the most of your time there. You could invest your time and marketing dollars anywhere, but you chose to do so by being a part of the high-energy, high-content land of diverse voices known as BlogHer (and we're glad you did!). So let's get down to what you can do right now and after you step foot in NYC to have a great time and build your business. Set Your Intentions ...more

BlogHer '12 Sponsors: Highlights to Keep an Eye Out For

Our BlogHer '12 sponsors have got quite a show in store for you! With products and giveaways sure to delight and amaze you! You want samples? Step right up! Fun swag? Right this way! And this year, we've got not 1, not 2, but 3 expo halls (more on that later). Here are just a few things to keep an eye out for when you're in New York this week:...more
@BlogHer morning all women need to empower each other... I agree!more

New Sponsor Announcements for BlogHer '12!

We have even more amazing new sponsors for BlogHer '12 that we want to share with you! Our annual conference wouldn't be possible without these awesome sponsors. Read on to hear a little bit from this week's new sponsors....more
@hoylier @KrogerCo @BlogHer Hi, sorry, I do not use Tweets that often. How can I help you!more

BlogHer at Home Giveaway #1: The BlogHer ’12 Swag Bags!

It's been two weeks since BlogHer at Home for BlogHer 2012 kicked off, and things are going great. There are hundreds more followers, some fun chatter already, and excitement about sharing in the fun of the BlogHer Conference experience from wherever you happen to live. We know though, that while this Twitter community will be something special, there's nothing quite like being at a BlogHer Conference. So along with connecting and sharing from the comfort of our laptops or on the go on your smartphone, we thought it would be nice to bring a little bit of the 3-D conference experience to you. This means we have some prizes, by the way. We hear you might like those....more
@raelt @JustDwana AWESOME!! I'll check it out!more

Twitter Buzz for BlogHer '12: What You're Tweeting!

With BlogHer '12, HealthMinder Day and Pathfinder Day right around the corner, we've been following along on twitter as you discuss your excitement, fear and interact with our sponsors, each other and us. I really encourage you to follow along with the #blogher12 hashtag on twitter to meet people ahead of time, say hi to your favorite brands and get into the conference vibe. It's informative... and fun! I love the conference advice and help that's being handed out on twitter right now, so I thought I'd share some trends we're seeing and add in some links where they might help some other people who aren't hashtag watchers....more

The BlogHer '12 Conference Guide and Mobile App Are Here! Huzzah!

I'm going against BlogHer Events Team protocol here, but the countdown to BlogHer is just 9 DAYS AWAY! And to help you get ready, we're announcing two of our best tools to help you plan your schedule, pack your bag, and navigate your way through the event.The BlogHer '12 Conference Guide brought to you by Pfizer Consumer HealthcareHave questions about the conference? Where to pick up your badge? What to pack? Directions to the hotel?...more
@techmama I want to attend a BlogHer conferencemore

Annoucing the Pathfinder Day Keynote Speakers

Today, BlogHer is thrilled to announce the amazing women who will bring the Pathfinder Day attendees together for continued introspection and education, during the Pathfinder Day '12 keynotes!...more
@SandlerWald awesome hopefully we'll get to meet #BlogHer12 #pathfinderdaymore

Another Treat for BlogHer '12: A Hotel Room of One's Own

There are a myriad of excellent reasons to attend BlogHer ‘12 and to the pile I would like to add just one more...a hotel room of my own. I feel like I should preface this with telling you how much I love my husband and kids, but I am going to skip straight over that and tell you how much I love staying in a hotel without them. This little lick of luxury does not happen very often but when it does, like on my upcoming trip to NYC, I savor every minute. What's so great?...more
 @Julia Magnusson Even just one other person, respectful and kind, can be a  vacation.  It's ...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
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
Room of Your Own | Celebrate Your Small Blog
2:45pm The Professional - Beginner | Leveraging Facebook and Twitter
Room of Your Own | Table For One
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


Hotel and Directions

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