Keynote Update: Talking about the Future of the Social Web at BlogHer '14

Two months ago, I announced that Arianna Huffington was returning to keynote BlogHer for the first time since both BlogHer and the Huffington Post were baby sites of one-year-old in 2006. As I said then: Bringing BlogHer back to our home in Silicon Valley, we think it's natural to invite social web pioneers to share their vision of the future for us all. With Arianna, we know we'll hear a thoughtful vision that considers how to stay happy when hyper-connected. ...more
Cannot wait! This will be my first time at BlogHer.more

What Did Your First Blog Design Look Like? How Has it Changed Over the Years?

Attend any blogging conference or read any "how to" on blogging, and you will be told that blog design is important. What is (and is not) important has changed over the years, of course. Do this, don't do that. Include this, don't include that, but include it again tomorrow. It's hard to keep up. My blog design has changed so many times over my 13 years of blogging, it's kind of funny to look back at it. ...more
Mine has remained almost exactly the same since 2004. I've added and taken away various sidebar ...more

Announcing: The BlogHer '14 Path Leaders for Pathfinder Day

Today we are thrilled to announce the Path Leaders for Pathfinder Day at BlogHer '14! Since 2011, this limited-capacity (tickets are already going fast; register here!) pre-conference event promises to help answer an ongoing, consistent question that we, as bloggers, often face: Where do I go from here?...more
By any chance are tickets for path to published author still available?  Last minute Lucy over ...more

Social Media Quotes, Photos, and Video from Day Two of BlogHer Food '14

While Day One of BlogHer Food kicked off the fun, Day Two brought held its own quite well, thankyouverymuch. Our attendees were out in full force, tweeting and instagramming and sharing all of the most quoteable of quotes. Quick warning: Don't click through if you are hungry. Or... do. ...more
We want in next year!!more

Social Media Snippets from Day One at BlogHer Food '14

We kicked off BlogHer Food '14 in a big way on social media today. I followed the hashtag on both Twitter and Instagram, and let me tell you, I got pretty hungry. The food looked delicious. The quote-ables coming out of session inspired me. And the #BlogHerFoodSweepsEntry photos made me so glad that we have fun, interactive sponsors to help make our conferences both fun and informative. If you couldn't attend or just want to see what the day looked like today, click on through. Many thanks to the Instagram users who allowed me to embed their images! ...more

8 Things Every BlogHer Food Newbie Should Know

This week, Miami. I can't wait for the food, the keynotes, the panels, the Cuban coffee. BlogHer Food is one of my favorite events of the year—and I count my birthday and the upcoming cat circus in that calendar. But it can also be overwhelming, if you're new to conferences. Take these eight tips from a seasoned (no food pun intended, really) veteran. ...more
This is such excellent advice! It has opened up many doors in my mind as to how to become ...more

10 Concepts That Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

Some phenomena of 2014—like Bitcoin and clandestine phone surveillance and 3-D printing—still feel very "the future is now!" to me, and I can hardly believe they exist … but I really have to stop and try to remember life without these 10 concepts. ...more
This was a fun read! Thanks! I do have to admit that I find your top 10 rather interesting.  ...more

Wondering What to Wear to BlogHer Food in Miami? We Have Some Ideas!

BlogHer Food '14 is this week! I know we're beyond excited to bring you two days full of learning, fun, networking, and more. While you're getting excited too, you're probably asking the age old conference questions: What should I wear? What should I pack? I've thrown together some cute, fun, colorful ideas from dressy to casual and back again. Check it out before you finish packing. ...more
Yup!!! It's interesting to see a new blogher food in ...more

The Good Old Days of Blogging: What Has Changed in the Last 10 Years?

Back when I started blogging, you had to write your posts uphill... both ways. We didn't have these newfangled social media sites. If you wanted someone to read your post, you stood on a wooden fruit crate on the street corner and shouted, "click me!" And we liked it that way. We were happy. What stands out for YOU in the last 10 years? Share your ideas as part of BlogHer's 10th Anniversary Selfiebration! ...more
Suzanne Reisman lol nah, you talk about House Hunters too often to be shocking lolmore

WE BUILT THIS! Celebrating 10 Years of Power, Heart, and Change With BlogHer's Anniversary #Selfiebration!

I'm not one for the subtle windup, so I'm just going to go ahead and shout: HOLY HANNAH! IT IS BLOGHER’s 10TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE IN JUST 11 SHORT WEEKS. Okay, /CAPLOCKS. ...more
Super excited for all the fun & nostalgia.more