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Announcing our BlogHer '13 Kick-off Keynote: Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman

Today we were so excited to announce yet another amazing BlogHer '13 keynote speaker: The BlogHer community's own Ree Drummond, aka The Pioneer Woman. ...more
So excited about Ree!  I'm an Aussie blogger, coming all the way from Australia! I llve on a 75 ...more

Conference Corner: The Interest & Identity Track at BlogHer '13

To help you with your BlogHer '13 planning, I'm walking through each of the tracks of programming, one-by-one. As I explained in the overall conference demystifying post, we have four different session styles, and each track of programming includes a mix of those -- making sure there is something for every learning style!...more
Shannon, you might double-check that link labeled "Marketing & Monetization tracks". It seems to ...more

BlogHer ’13 Ticket Transfers: The Chicago Shuffle Edition

We’ve do-si-doed our way to Austin and back for BlogHer Food ’13, and now it’s full steam ahead to BlogHer ’13 in Chicago! If you’ve already purchased a ticket but are no longer able to attend, we’re sorry we’ll miss you! Check out the steps below to transfer your ticket to a new attendee....more
Suddenly wanting to go to Chi Ca Go?  Please take my Full Conference Pass - a $400 value for ...more

Conference Corner: The Photo & Video track at BlogHer '13

To help with your BlogHer '13 planning, I'm walking through each of the tracks of programming, one-by-one. As I explained in the overall conference demystifying post, we have four different session styles, and each track of programming includes a mix of those -- making sure there is something for every style of learner! ...more

Announcing BlogHer Viewfinder Day: An Exciting New Pre-BlogHer '13 Event, on July 25, 2013

Today we are proud to unveil the program for our newest addition to the BlogHer Conferences schedule: Viewfinder Day at BlogHer '13....more
where will this session be held? and for that matter, where will they all be held? is McCormick ...more

BlogHer Conference Update -- May 31, 2013

Happy weekend! We have a lot to cover so let's dive in... It's here! BlogHer Food '13 is next week and we are thrilled to see all of you in Austin. But in order to get ready for this festive event, we need to make sure you have completed a few tasks in preparation....more

Conference Corner: The Tools & Technology Tracks at BlogHer '13

To help with your BlogHer '13 planning, I'm walking through each of the tracks of programming, one-by-one. As I explained in the overall conference demystifying post, we have four different session styles, and each track of programming includes a mix of those -- making sure there is something for every style of learner!...more
WOOT! Looking forward to the 90 minute SEO refresher course, especially now that Penguin 2.0 ...more

Conference Corner: The Marketing & Monetization Tracks at BlogHer '13

To help with your BlogHer '13 planning, I'm walking through each of the tracks of programming, one-by-one. As I explained in the overall conference demystifying post, we have four different session styles, and each track of programming includes a mix of those -- making sure there is something for every style of learner! We're starting with the Marketing & Monetization tracks -- both Beginner and Advanced....more
Very much looking forward to this.more

Conference Corner: The BlogHer '13 Conference Agenda, Demystified

If you've had a chance to look over the agenda for BlogHer '13 in Chicago, you'll have noticed that we have a lot of content programmed for the event. And by a lot, I mean 14 tracks of programming, all running side-by-side, and that doesn't even include Thursday's amazing line-up of pre-conference events....more
helpful!  thank you!  now tell me what I should do.more

Announcing BlogHer '13 Keynote Speaker Sheryl Sandberg!

This morning we are so pleased to announce the Saturday morning Keynote at BlogHer '13 will be a one-on-one interview with Sheryl Sandberg. As COO of Facebook and the best-selling author of Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, Forbes is stating the obvious including her on their just-released list of the most powerful women in the world. (#6 on the list, FYI.)...more
A powerful keynote and a great alliance for BlogHer. How can boomer women help with this initiative?more

Schedule

July 26 - Day 1
Time Event
7:30am Breakfast
BlogHer Newbie Breakfast
8:30am Welcome, Kick-off Keynote with Ree Drummond, and Speed Dating, BlogHer Style
10:00am Break
10:30am Room of Your Own | Roundtable: Shedding the Façade and Writing Our Vulnerable Truth / Presentation: Is Self-Publishing for You?
Photo | Presentation: Find Your Instagram Style / Roundtable: A Thousand Words
Interest & Identity | Presentation: What Type of Social Media Leader Are You? / Roundtable: Beyond the Vertical, Into the Niche
Politics & Activism | Presentation: Ad Hoc Advocacy vs. Non-Profit Structure / Roundtable: What You Learn When You Speak Out
Style Mini-Con: The Business of Blogging - and - Being a Man of Style in the Blogosphere, brought to you by Monster
Writing Lab
Breakout #1
Writing - Pitch & Publish | Presentation: Turning Blog Posts into Published Essays / Roundtable: Anatomy of Humor Writing
Sponsored Sessions | Roundtable: Healthy Habits That Will Change Your Life, brought to you by Simply Saline
Beginner Marketing & Monetization | Workshop: Marketing 101
Advanced Marketing & Monetization | Workshop: Quantify Your ROI to Customers
Beginner Tools & Technology | Workshop: Move Your Blog to Wordpress
Geek Bar
Sponsored Sessions | Roundtable: Youth Sports Safety and Female Fandom, brought to you by NFL
Advanced Tools & Technology | Presentation: Grow and Monetize Your Email List / Roundtable: A Case for Podcasting
12:00pm Birds of a Feather Lunch, and Keynote Conversation with Guy Kawasaki
2:30pm Geek Bar
Breakout #2
Photo | Workshop: DSLR Debrief
Room of Your Own | Presentation: Using Social Media Tools Without Being a Tool: Marketing and Promotion That Lifts the Community as a Whole / Roundtable: Blogging and Anonymity
Sponsored Sessions | Roundtable: Modern Family, brought to you by USA Network
Interest & Identity | Roundtable: The UnMarketing Manifesto
Politics & Activism | Workshop: Fixing Education
Writing - Pitch & Publish | Workshop: Pitch Your Work for Publication - Two Parts
Style Mini-Con: Rocking Your Otherness and The List
Writing Lab
Beginner Marketing & Monetization | Presentation: Contests on Social / Roundtable: Good to Great: Sponsored Posts
Sponsored Sessions | Roundtable: Glass Ceilings, Work-Life Balance and other Working Woman Worries, brought to you by Intel Media
Advanced Marketing & Monetization | Presentation: Outsourced / Roundtable: Blog for Sale
Beginner Tools & Technology | Presentation: Wordpress Plugin Essentials / Roundtable: Girls Code
Advanced Tools & Technology | Workshop: Hot Mobile Sites: How to Get One via Responsive Content and Design
4:00pm Break
5:30pm Voices of the Year Community Keynote
6:30pm The Voices of the Year Reception
9:00pm Tribe Up Progressive Parties
July 27 - Day 2
Time Event
9:00am Breakfast, and Interview with Sheryl Sandberg
10:30am Lean In Circle
Beginner Tools & Technology | Workshop: Back to Basics SEO
Geek Bar
Advanced Tools & Technology | Roundtable: App Development - Build or Buy? / Presentation: Disaster-Proof Your Blog
Room of Your Own | Roundtable: Is Your Blog Holding You Back? The Balance Between Your Blog and Your Goals / Presentation: Positive Return on Content: Make Your Words Work for You
Video | Presentation: A Case For Video / Presentation: Five Vlogging Hang-Ups and How to Overcome Them
Interest & Identity | Roundtable: The UnMarketing Manifesto / Presentation: What Type of Social Media Leader are You?
Politics & Activism | Workshop: Running for Office
Writing Lab
Sponsored Sessions | Workshops: Best Practices for Bloggers, brought to you by IAB
Breakout #1
Writing - Pitch & Publish | Workshop: PitchYour Work for Publication - Two Parts
Sponsored Sessions | Roundtable: Achieving Healthy Kids, brought to you by BOKS
Beginner Marketing & Monetization | Roundtable: Perfect Pitch / Presentation: Media Kits
Advanced Marketing & Monetization | Roundtable: Long-Term Relationships / Presentation: Outsourced
12:00pm Lunch, Opening Presentation by Lourds Lane, and Makers & Creators Keynote with Majora Carter, Lisa Donovan, Brit Morin, and Randi Zuckerberg
2:30pm Advanced Marketing & Monetization | Workshop: Making the Most of Pinterest and Facebook
Sponsored Sessions | Roundtable: Build Community, Return Visits, and Monetization through Comments, brought to you by Disqus
Beginner Tools & Technology | Roundtable: The Multi-Media Blogger / Presentation: Wordpress Plugin Essentials
Video | Workshop: Video Production 101
Geek Bar
Advanced Tools & Technology | Presentation: Grow and Monetize Your Email List
Interest & Identity | Roundtables: Midlife Bloggers and Beyond the Vertical, Into the Niche
Room of Your Own | Presentation: Crowdfunding - When $20 from Family and Friends Isn't Enough to Fund Your Dream / Roundtable: Blogging the Unbloggable - Writing About Hard Topics Without Being Hated
Politics & Activism | Presentation: Ad Hoc Advocacy vs. Non-Profit Structure / Roundtable: International Activist BlogHer Scholarship Recipients
Writing - Pitch & Publish | Roundtable: Anatomy of a Story / Presentation: Turning Blog Posts into Published Essays
Writing Lab
Beginner Marketing & Monetization | Workshop: 21 Steps to a Rockin’ Social Media Presence
4:00pm Break
5:30pm Closing Keynote Conversation with The Walking Dead's Gale Anne Hurd
7:30pm The 2nd Annual BlogHer Fashion Show and Style Spotlight After Party, brought to you by Ulta
10:00pm The 7th Annual CheeseburgHer Party

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