Conference Corner: All About BlogHer Entrepreneurs '13

Are you ready to start something big, and in need of a jump-start with your big idea to turn it into viable opportunities? BlogHer Entrepreneurs is the event for you! We're about to begin pairing mentors and mentees together for 1:1 mentoring, so if you're on the fence, now is the time to register!...more

BlogHer Entrepreneurs Is Not Just for Other People: An Interview with Michelle Magoffin

Today I am pleased to bring you another interview for BlogHer Entrepreneurs '13, taking place next week in Silicon Valley. If you're unsure about attending, doubting your ticket purchase or dealing with pre-conference jitters, you definitely need to take time and read the amazingly inspiring words shared with me by Michelle Magoffin. She attended BlogHer Entrepreneurs in 2011 and 2012 and it changed the course of her career. In addition to being inspired by her work, you need to read all the way through her interview to check out a great deal she has for conference attendees! But heed this warning: Her words may make you want to take that Big Idea you've been considering for awhile now and actually do something with it. Read on with caution!...more
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BlogHer Conferences -- Weekly Update March 8, 2013

Today is International Women's Day, so happy day to you! When you have time, check out 7 books to celebrate girl power in honor of International Women's Day, but not before you read this update about what the Events staff is doing for you and your conferences!...more

Announcing the BlogHer Food '13 Closing Party & Band!

After spending two days at BlogHer Food '13 in Austin, learning, getting inspired, networking and, of course eating, our closing party for the show is a Texas barbeque at world famous Stubb's! Once again, we are trilled to have this party hosted by Ree Drummond, Jaden Hair and Elise Bauer....more
Definitely looking forward to that weekend!!more

Where Can BlogHer Entrepreneurs Take Your Business? An Interview with Elke Govertsen

Our BlogHer Entrepreneurs '13 is just around the corner. Our Events team is busy, busy, busy getting things ready for two days of information sharing, networking, mentoring and general conference goodness. On my end, I've been interviewing some of our previous attendees along with some mentors and speakers. Today I'm featuring Elke Govertsen of mamalode magazine. She attended the BlogHer|BET (Business, Entrepreneurism, and Technology conference) in 2011 -- and it changed everything....more
Oh - Next Year! This year on March 21st, my company is allowing me to throw my own GoodBye Party ...more

Conference Corner: Introducing the BlogHer Entrepreneurs '13 Speakers & Mentors!

In just over two weeks, 100 attendees will meet up at the Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus conference center in Mountain View, CA, for two days of intense learning and mentoring at the 3rd annual BlogHer Entrepreneurs event....more

BlogHer '13 Call for Volunteers

Update 3/26/13:Our Call for Volunteers has closed.  Thank you for all the submissions!  We are now combing through the submissions and will be in touch with you soon.************In 2005 we launched our first BlogHer conference and we did it with the help of our community. Since that time, volunteers have been a staple in our conference planning, and once again the time has come... time to volunteerfor BlogHer '13 in Chicago!We call these volunteer positions BlogHerships....more
If I already registered, but am accepted to volunteer, can I get my registration refunded? Thanks!more

BlogHer Food Interviews: Scale Your Small Business

This week's BlogHer Food '13 speaker interview features two of the panelists from the Scale Your Small Business session. What's that all about? It's about growing your blog beyond a website and treating it like the blossoming business it has become. I asked our speakers this question to help you out: If you could offer just ONE piece of advice to those looking at re-framing their blog as a business, what would it be?...more

BlogHer Food Interviews: Brand-Blogger Relations

This week's BlogHer Food '13 speaker interview brings us the panelists from our Brand/Blogger Relations session. Working with brands is an issue that newer and seasoned bloggers alike struggle with, so I asked the speakers to share something with us: Share one tip as a teaser to your panel how PR friendly bloggers can work better with brands. Just one!...more
Thanks for this great and insightful post. I've worked with brands for some time now and often ...more

Do You Know the Way to Austin?

Have you ever visited Austin, Texas? I hadn't until about two years ago when I was working for a high-tech company that makes phones and computers and other cool things. Our Events team was headquartered there so I had to go for several team meetings. Once off the plane the first time, I got it: Austin is cool and Austin is weird. And Austinites love it. So when I joined BlogHer last fall, I was thrilled to find out that BlogHer Food '13 will take place in Austin in on June 7 & 8....more
I can't wait to hear more about the outings!more