#ThePitch: Live Returns to #BlogHer17

When we first produced #ThePitch: Live at #BlogHer15, we knew we had a new tradition on our hands, so I’m thrilled to announce that our third annual pitch competition for women entrepreneurs will take place at #BlogHer17 on Saturday, June 24th in Orlando....more

Joy Reid to Lead Keynote Conversation at #BlogHer17 this June in Orlando

Today I am excited to announce that Joy Reid, host of MSNBC’s AM Joy show, will be joining us at #BlogHer17 for a very important keynote conversation about the impact, influence, and importance of media… especially raising women’s voice in media....more

#BlogHer17 Brings Back Food Expo

Today I’m announcing a new addition to #BlogHer17 this June in Orlando that also affects our Food Conference. We are merging a food focus back into the annual conference this June, meaning we’re introducing everything from a new food-focused program track to a new “Food Pavilion” sponsor area in the Expo....more

Tell Everyone You're Going to #BlogHer17 in Orlando

BlogHer17 is headed to Orlando for the first time ever this June, and we're beyond excited. We've already announced Luvvie Ajayi as our first keynote speaker and Janet Mock as our Voices of the Year emcee. We've opened our call for Voices of the Year submissions, too. ...more

The #BlogHer17 Voices of the Year Call for Submissions Is Open

Today, we open submissions for the #BlogHer17 Voices of the Year, to be honored at the #BlogHer17 annual conference this June in Orlando. This year is the tenth anniversary of Voices, or VOTY ("voh-tee"), as we like to call it!  ...more
TracyBNutrimom Coming soon! ~Melisamore

Janet Mock Will Emcee Voices of the Year at #BlogHer17

Three years ago, I read Janet Mock's New York Times-bestselling memoir Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More with one of my book clubs. We were all swept away by her way with words, but also by her authenticity, perseverance, and resilience. Janet told her story with humor, and sometimes with pathos—just like life is lived. ...more
BlogHer janetmock Excellent!more

Sign Up to Volunteer and Get a Free Pass to #BlogHer17 in Orlando

**Our call for volunteers for #BlogHer17 is closed and we are no longer accepting requests.** #BlogHer conferences are the "conferences the community built," and our volunteer program is a way for community members who can't afford a BlogHer conference pass to still attend. Because we're asking for your time, effort, and elbow grease to get something done at the conference, we will compensate you with a full conference pass to #BlogHer17 in Orlando June 22-24, 2017.   ...more

YouTube Star My Cupcake Addiction Shares Her Best Video Advice

It's a big week for Elise Strachan, founder and host of the incredibly popular My Cupcake Addiction videos. Her first cookbook, "Sweet! Celebrations," released October 25, and her Food Network show, "Sweet Smarts," premieres October 30. "It just happened that way," she told me, noting that it's also her 10-year wedding anniversary this week. ...more
ms2weathergirl My 12 yr old is addicted to her videos.more

We're Thrilled to Announce Our First-Ever Community Advisory Board

Community is the heartbeat of the BlogHer conference. It's what makes us more than our individual events. I'm thrilled to introduce the members of the #BlogHer17 Community Advisory Board! ...more
thePositiveMOM_ BlogHer WhollyART Yay! Que bueno que las volveré a ver en el Sunshine State.more

How to Style the Perfect Food Photo for Instagram

Behind nearly all of those stunning foodie Instagram feeds is a pro who styles and shoots her food with lighting and backdrops and all kinds of props. But Jane Ko is a restaurant blogger, so she takes her food pics like the rest of us do: in the restaurant. She can't bring fancy lights with her. She'll get yelled at if she climbs up on a chair for the perfect shot (though she does it sometimes anyway). ...more
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