The best part of the #BlogHer16 conference is all the new online content creators you'll meet. The most overwhelming part of the #BlogHer16 conference is all of the new online content creators you'll meet. It's a good conundrum, because there are important things you can do to make sure those new connections actually mean something.
You know what I mean?
Were you watching the Democratic National Convention last night?I was. And while history was indeed made (and I may have been chopping onions at the time, I admit), I think it's uncontroversial to say that the most powerful moment came when the Mothers of the Movement took the stage to talk about their unasked-for initiation into that movement: the loss of a child to gun violence....more
In just a couple of weeks, some of the world’s most influential people will flock to Los Angeles for #BlogHer16. Whenever you get a bunch of social media folks in one place, you can expect to see a lot of tweeting, snapping, and posting. Every moment is an opportunity to get a good picture or video. Since social media is such an integral part of our lives, it can be easy to forget that not everyone uses it in the same way....more
In the weeks leading up to our annual conference, people often ask others to name their favorite part of the BlogHer conference experience. Naturally there are many different answers (Voices of the Year, also known as VOTY, comes up a lot!), and to be completely honest, I am personally unable to choose only one favorite thing.
But one activity that makes my list every year (in addition to VOTY!) is the Evening at the Expo.
UPDATED! Please see below.Today we are announcing the process to RSVP for our #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us sponsored special events.What are sponsored special events? These are smaller, more intimate events that take place at #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us that allow sponsors to connect with attendees to talk about product launches, new services, social issues, or just plain informally network and have fun....more
If you’re a BlogHer conference veteran, you’ve heard it time and time again: We could not put on the conference without our amazing sponsors. They not only support the community, they help offset costs for attendees. Plus, they’re all amazing brands with fantastic products and services. We know you’re excited to connect with them, and they’re equally eager to meet you - that’s why they’re there! #BlogHer16 is a fantastic opportunity to connect with the brands you love and forge lasting connections and fruitful relationships. ...more
The post-VOTY Open Mic, hosted by Ann Imig from Listen to Your Mother, is back for #BlogHer16. Before you leave for the conference, dive into your archives and pull out a favorite post from this year to read in front of a friendly and energetic audience.
If you're not already familiar with BlogHer's Open Mic, it's one dash VOTY and one dash karoke ... without the music.
If there's one thing I can write with absolute certainty, it's that our Events Team is going to keep you and your fellow #BlogHer16 attendees incredibly busy from morning until night. Have you checked out our agenda lately?
Back in the day when blogging (and BlogHer) were relatively new, podcasting was already a thing. But then podcasting seemed to fade away a bit. As other social platforms rose and blogs stayed strong, podcasts were a little bit overlooked. ...more
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