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Additional Classes Added to the BlogHer Geek Bars for BlogHer 12!

About two weeks ago, we opened enrollment for the '12 Geek Bar, and within just a few hours most of our bars were completely sold out! The community has spoken, and we have listened, and I'm thrilled to announce two additional Geek Bars at this year's event!...more
@Blogher I am late to this party, BUT I have some geek expertise I would like to sharere: my ...more

Announcing Family Day at BlogHer '12 Brought to you by The Oogieloves!

The BlogHer Events Team is very excited to announce BlogHer Family Day at BlogHer '12, brought to you by The Oogieloves and their latest feature film, "The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure!"...more

Soledad O'Brien, Christy Turlington Burns and Malaak Compton-Rock at BlogHer '12!

Are you excited for BlogHer '12 yet? Well, we thought we'd add another log to the fire, continuing to fuel your excitement for our annual conference. Soledad O'Brien, Christy Turlington Burns and Malaak Compton Rock will be discussing Women Influencers as Change Agents on Saturday afternoon! The panel highlights these three women and their activism and charitable work....more

BlogHer '12 New Sponsor Announcements!

We have so many 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

BlogHer Conference Update - - July 13, 2012

It's the weekend and we are full steam ahead for BlogHer '12 in NYC! Now, for any of you who know me, in real life or virtually, you know I do not like the countdown. You see the countdown kinda freaks me out but for this particular post I think it's important to let you know that we are exactly 3 weeks away from opening day of the 8th annual BlogHer Conference. And 2 weeks and 6 days away from Pathfinder Day and HealthMinder Day -- in other words, all things BlogHer!!!!!...more

BlogHer at Home Twitter Account Brings BlogHer '12 to You

I know what this feels like, missing a conference. All the tweets about fun and friends and great conversations and food and swag and myriad Instagrams of people having So! Much! Fun! Without me. Boo! That said, don't be sad. Because we know this, and we will miss you, too. We'll miss you so much, in fact, that we are not letting you go that easily. We want to keep you involved in the conference through our BlogHerAtHome Twitter feed!...more
 @LuWho4u I remember that! It's where we first met <3 lolIt was a ton of work, but a lot of ...more

Announcing Information About BlogHer ’12 Badges!

Badges? We don’t need no stinking badges. (Blazing Saddles, anyone?) Oh wait. Did you mean BlogHer ’12 badges? Ok, yes, you totally do need *those* badges.So you’ve already purchased your ticket to BlogHer ’12? Fabulous. Have you been anxiously waiting by your mailbox for your ticket to arrive? Well, wait no longer. ...more
I wanted to attend party tonight but wasn't able to pick up my badge due to work..Can I attend ...more

Announcing the Writing Lab at BlogHer '12!

We want you to leave BlogHer '12 feeling not just informed, connected, and inspired, we want you to leave more confident about your writing. So this year we're trying something new. We're splitting up the Writing programming: Friday will have traditional panels (check them out here), but Saturday will be all small-group, hands-on workshops. Six workshops will take place at small round tables during each breakout session on Saturday: three will run by BlogHer.com editors, three by writing professionals from the BlogHer community. ...more
@FireMom Thank you! I feel that getting in line that early would mean I'd miss out on other open ...more

BlogHer '12 Interviews: Why Did You Start Blogging?

As we continue to speed toward BlogHer '12 in New York City this early August, I wanted to ask a question I ask almost every blogger I meet -- whether at a conference or a meetup or a one-on-one or eventually by individual email. It's the question that, really, leads us all to BlogHer.com and the annual conference in the first place: Why did you start blogging? Why do you keep blogging?...more
I started blogging on a whim, never having noticed blogs before. My desire to try to remember ...more

"The Oogieloves In The Big Balloon Adventure" Is Sponsoring BlogHer '12!

In case you missed it a couple weeks ago, we announced The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure as a new sponsor for BlogHer '12. Read on for more information on this exciting new sponsor!...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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