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What's Angry Tomato Sauce? Find Out on the 3rd BlogHer Food Excursion!

We've already announced the 1st and 2nd excursions for BlogHer Food '13. And as if getting the low-down on down-home Texas BBQ or a food tour as weird as Austin itself isn't enough for a Friday night, we're adding an East Side pub-crawl to the Friday excursion line-up! Join Austinite Joshunda Saunders on a (no-host) pub crawl through Austin's East Side. ...more

How to Pack Your Perfect Conference Wardrobe

Conference season is just about upon us -- and if you are anything like me, you're already thinking about what you'll be wearing as you meet, greet and network with your peers and brands. These tips and tricks will help you pack the perfect wardrobe to complement your amazing personality. Authentic Style ...more
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South Austin Progressive Dinner: 2nd Excursion of BlogHer Food '13

Last week, we wrote about one of the optional, no-host excursions during BlogHer Food '13. Another option for our attendees will be to experience some of the eclectic food, music, and culture of Austin during a progressive dinner in South Side of town. This trip will be led by Clay Nichols, an Austinite and author who blogs at DadLabs....more
Excursion confirmed. Tacos, craft brews of India, doughnuts!! There really was no question for ...more

BlogHer Food Interviews: The Business Case for Video

It's time to get back into the BlogHer Food '13 speaker interviews. This week I am talking with the panelists from our session, The Business Case for Video. Video is a popular and growing medium that is speeding along growth of both blog and business. So i asked these smart ladies: Can you give our attendees one reason -- either little known or MUST KNOW NOW -- why they should be incorporating video into their food blogs?...more
I'm obsessed with doing video and learned how to edit them too. Nothing tells the story like a ...more

Got BBQ? Announcing the First of Our Food Excursions for BlogHer Food '13

On the first night of BlogHer Food '13, we will be offering several no-host excursions led by Austin foodies to give our attendees a sense of the local epicurean delights. One of these excursions will be led by Amanda Cowan, of Food on the Table, to go to one what Bon Appetit crowned as the best barbecue in America: Franklin Barbecue. ...more
I'm so excited about this! I've gone to Franklin twice, but I've always been too late! Hopefully ...more

BlogHer Conference Update - - March 15, 2013

Happy Friday and welcome to the weekend! A special shout out to our Irish friends who celebrate St. Patrick's Day; don't get too crazy out there! Okay let's jump in! There's lots going on here and I want you to be up-to-date on all things conference....more
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BlogHer Conferences -- Weekly Update March 8, 2013

Today is International Women's Day, so happy day to you! When you have time, check out 7 books to celebrate girl power in honor of International Women's Day, but not before you read this update about what the Events staff is doing for you and your conferences!...more

Announcing the BlogHer Food '13 Closing Party & Band!

After spending two days at BlogHer Food '13 in Austin, learning, getting inspired, networking and, of course eating, our closing party for the show is a Texas barbeque at world famous Stubb's! Once again, we are trilled to have this party hosted by Ree Drummond, Jaden Hair and Elise Bauer....more
Definitely looking forward to that weekend!!more

BlogHer Food Interviews: Scale Your Small Business

This week's BlogHer Food '13 speaker interview features two of the panelists from the Scale Your Small Business session. What's that all about? It's about growing your blog beyond a website and treating it like the blossoming business it has become. I asked our speakers this question to help you out: If you could offer just ONE piece of advice to those looking at re-framing their blog as a business, what would it be?...more

BlogHer Food Interviews: Brand-Blogger Relations

This week's BlogHer Food '13 speaker interview brings us the panelists from our Brand/Blogger Relations session. Working with brands is an issue that newer and seasoned bloggers alike struggle with, so I asked the speakers to share something with us: Share one tip as a teaser to your panel how PR friendly bloggers can work better with brands. Just one!...more
Thanks for this great and insightful post. I've worked with brands for some time now and often ...more

Schedule

June 7 - Day 1
Time Event
8:00am Breakfast
9:00am BlogHer Food Welcome with BlogHer Co-Founders
10:00am Kitchen Demo: Knife Skills
Breakout #1
Beyond Twitter and Facebook - Pinterest, Instagram, Google +, Tumblr, and Foodspotting
For Good Measure: Search and Social Tracking and Measurements
Workshop - Making Mobile Photographs That Are Print- and Cover-Worthy (Advanced)
The Business Case for Video
Principles of Storytelling
11:30am Lunch
1:00pm Breakout #2
The Next Level of Twitter and Facebook
Mobile Development for Food Blogs
How to Fake Great Photos (Beginner)
Video Bootcamp #1: Equipment and Gear
Food Stories Through Visuals
2:30pm Afternoon Break, sponsored by BAILEYS Coffee Creamers
3:00pm Breakout #3
Workshop - Write to Be Read
From Food Blogger to Epicurean Writer
Pro Food Photography on the Fly (Intermediate/Advanced)
Video Bootcamp #2: Storyboarding and Content
Telling Community Stories and History Through Food
4:45pm Innovator Interview with David Leite
6:00pm Welcome Reception with our Sponsors
7:30pm Optional Nighttime Excursions
June 8 - Day 2
Time Event
8:00am Breakfast
9:00am Food Blogging for the Next Generation - Finding Solutions at the Intersection of Childhood Obesity and Food Insecurity in the USA
10:15am Video Bootcamp #3: Post-Production/Editing
Your Brand + Your Causes
Kitchen Demo: Use It or Lose It! Preservation Workshop
Breakout #1
Workshop - Write a Cookbook Proposal
Workshop - Blog on the Run
Workshop - Salvage That Bad Photo! (All Levels)
12:00pm Lunchtime Excursion, sponsored by The National Pork Board
2:30pm How and Where to Distribute Your Video
Tools of the True Change Agent
Breakout #2
Brand/Blogger Relations
Scale Your Small Business
Ooey, Gooey, Gorgeous and Healthy Food Photography (All Levels)
4:00pm Afternoon Break, sponsored by Dannon
5:00pm ROOTS: Readings from the New BlogHer Food Community Anthology
7:00pm Closing Party with at Stubb's with Live Entertainment, BBQ, and Dancing, sponsored by Bing, Ninja Kitchen, and Udi's Gluten Free

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