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Thursday Shoes - We Are What We Wear!

For this week’s shoe shot I asked the team to wear a shoe that best represents them and to describe why.  With the start of the New Year and new resolutions, many of us are in a more contemplative state; focused on self reflection, changes and growth.  What better way to self discovery than through our shoes?!  How do your shoes reflect who you are? And here are our Thursday shoes, clockwise from upper right.  Enjoy!Jane Collins, Director of Market Research:...more

BlogHer Food Interviews: How to Fake Great Photos

I have some fantastic news for all of you attending BlogHer Food '13 this June in Austin, TX. We're starting our speaker interviews this week! We started this series a few conferences ago and we've found that it helps our attendees pick and choose between which sessions they want to attend as well as helping our speakers when people leave comments on their interview posts. Plus, it's fun! And so, the question I asked this week was of our panelists in the How to Fake Great Photos session: Many bloggers, food or otherwise, get anxious when it comes to photography. What's one thing you can tell them here, before your session, to help calm their fears about food and blog photography?...more
To be honest I’m kind of don’t like to idea to fake a great photo if that mean literally to fake ...more

BlogHer Conferences Weekly Update - - January 4, 2013

Happy New Year or as Miriam would say, Happy Shoe Year! I am finding it hard to believe it's already 2013, I must be getting old because time is just flying by these days. But that's not a bad thing, because that means we'll be in Austin and Chicago before you know it!...more

Holiday and Early Bird Pricing Ends 12/31/12 - Register Today!

The holiday season is nearly over, but the holiday pricing for BlogHer '13 in Chicago and early bird pricing for BlogHer Food '13 in Austin is NOT!...more

BlogHer Conferences Weekly Update - - December 14, 2012

Happy Friday! What an exciting week for us here on the conferences team. Why? Well, we launched the first BlogHer PRO. Yep, it was a full day of learning with 200 of our friends. Speakers talking about PR, video, branding, oh the list goes on and on. And if you weren't able to join us, no problem, we've got you covered in our BlogHer PRO VirtualCon....more

Announcing the BlogHer Food ’13 Break-out Session Agenda!

The BlogHer Food ’13 Call for Ideas closed on November 15th and we’ve read through every one of the absolutely delectable proposals for speakers, topics, and panels. In the end, we received 10 times more submissions than we had capacity to produce! This was a record submission year for us....more

BlogHer Conferences Weekly Update - - December 7, 2012

It's the weekend and only a few short days from BlogHer PRO in San Francisco and we are beyond excited! This event is sure to packed full of learning and fun and if you can believe it, we still have a *few* spots available!Here are some things about BlogHer PRO that we want to share with you:...more

The Thursday Shoe Shot: We Are Trend Setters!

Clearly, we BlogHers are on to something here! First, it was Nine West, and now DSW is following our lead. Look what we discovered this week: Shoe lovers unite! And now, on to the business of Thursday. Our theme this week is funky/textured/cool. We are keeping things fresh with some asymmetry, lots of suede, a few sparkles, ribbons, laces, and as always, loads of fun....more
I WANT those sparkly Toms! LOVE!more

BlogHer Conferences Weekly Update - - November 23, 2012

Hello friends and happy Black Friday to our US friends, and for those of you outside the US, happy Friday! And don't forget Monday is Cyber Monday for all of us -- happy shopping! Because of the short week here at BlogHer, this update is a bit shorter than usual but there are a few things you need to know....more
So bummed that I am so behind that I just read this. I wanted to suggest a Pajama Party. If you ...more

BlogHer Conferences Weekly Update - - November 16, 2012

Hi friends and happy weekend! We have some fun things to share with you so I'm jumping right in. Thank you to all of you who submitted a request to volunteer at BlogHer Food '13 in Austin. We will get on this right away so you can make the proper plans for June 2013....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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