Looking Back at 2015 & BlogHer Conferences

2015 is coming to a close, and planning for #BlogHer16 and #BlogHerFood16 is already ongoing and intense....more
Elisa Camahort blogqueendiane Thanks, I will!more

Listen to the #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Audio Now Available

The #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us audio files are here and ready for you! The files are organized in conference order and are also available in the official #BlogHer15 agenda for your listening pleasure....more

Watch Gwyneth, The Pitch, #BlackLivesMatter & More! #BlogHer15 Video Is Here!

It's the moment you've been waiting for ... the official #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us videos are here! ...more

See All the Photos From #BlogHer15 Now!

They're here! Take a look at all the official photos from #BlogHer15 ... and click over to Flickr to download them—you're free to use them on your personal blog, so long as you credit BlogHer. #BlogHer15: Thursday night kick-off keynote! ...more

What It's Like to Be a Target on the Internet Every Day: Brianna Wu and Shireen Mitchell at #BlogHer15

Brianna Wu is a video game developer. She’s an entrepreneur, a blogger, and a podcaster. For the last year, she has also been a target. She is often cited as one of the primary targets in an ongoing online campaign to intimidate, threaten, harass, and ultimately endanger prominent women in the gaming community. Brianna joined us at #BlogHer15 to share her experiences. ...more

How Majora Carter Brought Down the House at The Pitch

Majora Carter brought down the house during the inspiring The Pitch session at #BlogHer15. Her passionate description of her company, StartUp Box, which pairs tech companies looking for quality talent with entry-level employees in low-status communities, earned her a year of marketing and PR support from SheKnows Media! ...more
This moment was by far my most favorite time! I so enjoyed all of the Pitches! This is what ...more

What Is Your Blogging Goal?

Since I first began blogging, I've had this dream. I knew what I wanted, where I wanted to go and how I planned on getting there. For me, blogging was an outlet but it also had potential to allow me to do something I loved without sacrificing time with the people I love. Still, it hasn't always been a dream others could understand. When I would say "This could be it!"about my blog career, they only saw the dream and not the reality. ...more
GirlMetLove MrsTee Thanks!! having a place to release frustration, stress and just your inner ...more

The BlogHer Conference: One Starfish at a Time

This moment defines BlogHer '15 for me. I looked down at my hand and my ring wasn't there. IT WASN'T THERE. I immediately flipped out, tossing everything out of my bag and crawling underneath the table. But here's the thing. No one sat there and watched, but only one person at the table knew me before I sat down with my plate. ...more
I cannot tell you what a pleasure it was to meet you. As I said, your blog, your story, and the ...more

6 Things to Do After a Blogging Conference

If you’ve ever been to a blogging conference, you’re probably familiar with the term “conference hangover.”...more
Jill, thanks for the post! This was the first time I attended BlogHer and I'm curious about ...more

#BlogHer15 Goes Out Big With 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay & Melissa Silverstein of Women in Hollywood

Ava DuVernay is best known as the director of Selma, her film account of the historic 1965 voting rights campaign led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As #BlogHer15 drew to a close, founder and editor of Women and Hollywood Melissa Silverstein sat down with Ava in a fireside chat. On the agenda: the intersection of race, gender, art and history. ...more
Ava's unapologetic way of standing in her power was the reminder that we needed to take our ...more
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July 17 - Day 1
Time Event
6:00am Morning Yoga
7:30am Morning Yoga
8:00am Breakfast
9:00am Welcome
9:15am Morning Keynote featuring Anna Maria Chavez, Soledad O'Brien and Samantha Skey
10:45am Speed Dating, BlogHer Style
Hatch Labs
11:30am Session #1
Online Life and Culture: Where Does Personal Storytelling Fit In Today’s Social Mediasphere?
Storytelling Builds Bridges: I Want You To Know Me: Storytelling about Special Needs Parenting and Disability
Social Media Bootcamp: Social Media Optimization: Which Tools Rule for You?
The Creative Life: Focus & Organization: Tips and Tactics to Focus on Your Content and Get More of It Done
The Visual Web: Mobile Photo Editing
You As A Brand: Personal Brand for Creatives
Geek Bar
Writing Lab
Your Business Momentum: Branded Content Longform
Next Generation: Breaking Stereotypes and Building Self-Esteem brought to you by Dove
12:30pm 10x10 Presentation, Lunch and Keynote featuring Gwyneth Paltrow, and performance by Daria Musk
2:00pm Session #2
Online Life & Culture: What #gamergate Means for You
Storytelling Builds Bridges: I Want You To Know Me: Storytelling from the LGBTQ POV: It's More than Marriage Equality
Social Media Bootcamp | Lightning Lessons in the Latest: LinkedIn, Google+ Hangouts On Air, and Twitter
The Creative Life: Blog to Book, Your Content, Your Proposal, Your Platform
The Visual Web: Be a Better Instagrammer
You As a Brand: Breaking Free to Build a More Authentic, Meaningful Personal Brand
Business Intensive
Writing Lab
Your Business Momentum: Branded Content for Social Media
Next Generation: Raising Great Digital Citizens: Media Literacy and Online Boundaries
Hatch Labs
3:15pm Expo Break, brought to you by Coca-Cola Life
4:30pm Voices of the Year Community Keynote, and the 10x10 Project
6:00pm Voices of the Year Reception, including the Open Mic Salon and Killer Karaoke
7:00pm Screening of Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation
7:30pm Screening of "Grandfathered" on Fox
July 18 - Day 2
Time Event
7:30am Morning Yoga
8:00am Breakfast
9:00am 10x10 Project, and Morning Keynote featuring The Pitch
10:30am Session #3
Online Life & Culture: When You’re “Too Much” for Your Audience, Be It Your Profanity, Politics, or…
Storytelling Builds Bridges: I Want You To Know Me: Storytelling About Living with Mental Health Issues
Social Media Bootcamp: Lightning Lessons on the Latest: Snapchat/Periscope/Meerkat; Tumblr
The Creative Life: Crafting a Commercial, *Publishable* Memoir
The Visual Web: Video Content Development and Storyboarding
You As A Brand: Brands on Bloggers
Next Generation: Gaming: It’s a Good Thing
Geek Bar
Writing Lab
Your Business Momentum: Viewability and Other Changing Industry Standards
12:00pm 10x10 Project, Lunch and Keynote featuring Christy Turlington Burns, Shireen Mitchell, Brianna Wu and Joanna Stern
2:00pm Session #4
Next Generation: Understanding FOMO, Like-Anxiety, and the Like-Cycle
Online Life & Culture: Find Your Medici: Building Patronage to Support Your Creative Life
Storytelling Builds Bridges: I Want You To #KnowMe: #YouOKSis, #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen and More. Storytelling from Behind the Hashtags
Social Media Bootcamp: Lightning Lessons on the Latest: Facebook and Pinterest
The Creative Life: "Kill All Your Darlings" (Editors and Editing)
The Visual Web: VIDEO: How-To, from Tech, to Promotion, to Leveraging Your Assets
Business Intensive
Writing Lab
Your Business Momentum: Partnerships: Identifying Promising Collaborators, Building Relationships, and The Art of Assessing Your ROI from Various Value Positions
3:30pm Expo Break
4:30pm Closing Keynote with award-winning director of Selma, Ava DuVernay and Melissa Silverstein, founder and editor of Women and Hollywood
6:30pm #BlogHer15 Closing Party, Brought to You by McDonalds


Hotel and Directions

Hilton Midtown

Average Cost:
$239 / day
Free breakfast, Internet, Parking, Pets allowed, Pool, Restaurant

Hilton Midtown

1335 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10019,  United States

(212) 586-7000

From La Guardia

Grand Central Parkway to Brooklyn Queens Expressway South to Long Island Expressway West. Follow signs for Queens Midtown Tunnel to 34th Street . Take 34th Street West to Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue). Make a right and go to 53rd st.

From JFK

Van Wyck Expressway North To Long Island Expressway (LIE) West and watch for signs to Queens Midtown Tunnel to 34th street . Go west accross 34th street to Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue). Make a right and go up the Avenue to 53rd st.


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