Conference Corner: BlogHer Invites 80% New Speakers to Events

Tired of all the same people speaking every year about all the same topics? Don’t recognize most of the speakers lined up for BlogHer Events? We’ll take that as a compliment.For the past several years, BlogHer has committed to a speaking roster of 80% new, fresh voices. That means we seek out bloggers who are demonstrated community leaders, not just the "stars" of blogging. We're interested in women who are forging new paths through the Internet. You may not recognize all the names in our speaking roster, but we guarantee that BlogHer speakers are worth getting to know -- many of them could become your new favorite haunts, the first site you stop by when reading blogs, or even your trusted friends....more
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Announcing the BlogHer ’12 Call for Ideas!

UPDATE as of 2/16/12: Due to the volume and quality of submissions, we are delaying release of Phase 1 of BlogHer '12 programming until after the President's Day holiday, next week. This will also delay the launch of the Room of Your Own submission process, since Room of Your Own submissions are designed to fill holes in the Phase 1 programming. We know this extra time will help our eighth annual conference have the best, most original, most creative programming ever! Thank you for your patience. ~Polly We’re excited to announce that the first round of the BlogHer '12 Call for Ideas officially opens today, and will remain open untilJanuary 5th, 2012, 5pm (PST)!Veterans familiar with how we roll, just jump right into the BlogHer '12 Call for Ideas submission form, as often and as repeatedly as you need to, 'til you've shared with us all your best ideas or 'til 5pm (PST) on January 5th, whichever comes first. Everyone else, read on!...more
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BlogHer Conference Update - - December 2, 2011

Happy weekend and oh my gosh, happy December! I can't believe we are close to the end of 2011 and of course the holiday season is upon us. I am going to dive right in: Next week we are hosting two holiday meet-ups -- one in San Francisco and one in New York. We still have space at both venues so take a moment, register yourself and bring a friend -- it is sure to be a great time....more

Conference Corner: Submit Questions to Help Demystify BlogHer Events

Let’s be honest: Attending a blogging conference can be exhilarating, overwhelming, exciting… and maybe a little scary. That’s why BlogHer has created this Conference Corner series: to help demystify our events, to help you get the most out of them, and to help set your heart at rest before you arrive. As we anticipate our 2012 conference year, it’s important to staff at BlogHer that your questions are answered before each event. And whether you’re a newbie or a veteran, you can help us with that!...more

BlogHer Conference Update - - November 23, 2011

Happy Wednesday and long weekend for us here in the US due to the Thanksgiving holiday, so this will be brief:...more

Announcing the BlogHer Food '12 Call for Ideas

Last month, Elisa announced our fourth annual BlogHer Food Conference, coming up June 8-9, 2012. We were also thrilled to tell you that we were taking the show from Atlanta in the Southeast clear up to Seattle in the Northwest. Many of you seemed as excited about that as we are, so you should probably register soon....more
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BlogHer Conference Update - - November 19, 2011

Happy weekend, my friends! I hope this finds you well and getting ready for the holiday season (I can't believe I am typing that -- ack!). We are gearing up and getting ready for the end of the year and for an exciting 2012....more

Conference Corner: Speaker Introductions at the Beginning of Each Panel

If you’ve ever attended a BlogHer event, attended a session online through our Virtual Conference feature, or read through a session transcript in our Live Blog section, you may have asked yourself: Why don’t speakers introduce themselves more thoroughly? I want to know more about their background, their expertise, where they blog, and why they’re on this panel!Truth be told, they don’t give a bio because BlogHer asks them not to. ...more
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BlogHer Conference Update - - November 11, 2011

Happy Friday and for those who celebrate, happy Veterans Day.This is going to be a bunch of reminders this week :)BlogHer Writers -- watch all the session on-demand and view what you might have missed.  We have photos too!...more

Conference Corner: How to Become a Speaker at BlogHer Events

One of the questions I’m asked most frequently (as a part of the conference programming team) is this: “I want to speak at BlogHer. How can I make that happen?”I have a canned answer, which is: “The best way to become a speaker at BlogHer Events is to apply during our Call for Ideas; you can submit yourself as a speaker on a certain topic, or you can submit a full session proposal (including other panelists!), or anywhere in between.”...more
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Sarah Michelle Gellar to Keynote #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us

Don't miss hearing Sarah Michelle Gellar's keynote at #BlogHer16. ...more

iBlog Magazine

iBlog magazine is thrilled to join #BlogHerFood15 as a media partner- you get a full year of digital membership for FREE! Use discount code BlogHerFood15 at checkout, no credit card required! Love the digital but prefer print? Use ...more

WedTech Summit

A start-up technology conference and community for the wedding industry providing the gateway for tech companies and brands to break into the lucrative $55 billion dollar US wed-space.  ...more

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