Vocation - How Bloggers Work with Brands and Media: Advanced Techniques to Professionalize Your Blogging

The business of blogging has never been more complicated…there are a myriad of ways to use blogs to earn income and promote your career. These include advertising, freelancing, social media consulting, food writing, recipe development, photography or styling gigs, becoming brand ambassadors or spokespeople, hosting giveaways, reviewing products, becoming ghost-bloggers, working directly with brands on sponsorship or marketing campaigns, managing social networks, creating multimedia…the list is long. Bloggers act as both editor-in-chief and publisher of their online media empire. This session will deal with how to diversify your professional blogging and how your blogging can enhance your profession. Get down to business with Jaden Hair from SteamyKitchen.com, Georgia Pellegrini, Anupy Singla from IndianAsApplePie.com and David Leite from LeitesCulinaria.com.