BlogHer '09: We listened. We mulled. And here are some of the decisions you've helped us make

Almost six weeks ago Lisa, Jory and I asked for your feedback and help on making BlogHer '10 even better than BlogHer '09 in a post we called: We're listening. And here's what we're mulling over so far... ...more

I love all of the changes you've made. I'm planning to come out again for BlogHer 2010. ...more

BlogHer '09 photo galleries!

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Break Out the Kleenex, It's the BlogHer '09 Community Keynote

You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll laugh and cry. How can you not? It's the return of the BlogHer Community Keynote! This year, 21 bloggers from our community read their own work, curated by the marvelous Eden Kennedy of Fussy, Let's Panic about Motherhood, and NaBloPoMo. ...more

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The blogger, Black Hockey Jesus, kindly reposted his piece on for all ...more

BlogHer '09: "There's so much power in this room."

For some, a ballroom crowded with several hundred bright, accomplished and outgoing women might be a scary place. A conference with close to 1,500 women with opinions and blogs is probably even more frightening! But as we juggled our glasses of wine and tried to make conversation over the din at the first night of the BlogHer '09 conference, one wise woman turned and said to me, "There's so much power in this room." ...more

Please feel free to contact me (email or whatever your fave method of contact is).  I'd love ...more

Let's talk about BlogHer '09 Internet, shall we?

One week from now the Chicago Sheraton and Towers most definitely will know what's hitting them, as almost 1,500 (mostly) women bloggers check in...and log on. ...more

If you can't get wireless, check and see if your smartphone can act as a tethered modem. My ...more

Giveaways, Celebrities & Sponsors – Oh My! A Round-up of Sponsor Activities On-Tap for BlogHer ‘09

As you all know, our sponsors not only subsidize the cost of attendance, they've also made it possible for us to allow in over 200 additional bloggers off the waitlist. But they're not stopping there! Here's a round-up of just some of the things they've got planned: Once again Chevrolet is back! They'll be hosting Ride & Drives off the Expo Hall with some their new models including the all new Cheverolet Camaro - now that's a HOT car! In fact it's so hot that Chevrolet is having trouble keeping up with demand. ...more


Announcing: BlogHer '09 LobbyCon

BlogHer '09, BlogHer's fifth annual conference, will be our biggest conference yet. Every year we have sold out and dealt with the dreaded waiting list. This year we sold out BlogHer '09's original capacity in mid-March, which left us with lots of community members wanting in. ...more

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How to Pack For Your Summer Getaway

Still thinking about what to pack for BlogHer? In the comments on this post, Sassymonkey articulated what I'm sure is a common worry: ...more

I always pack my swim suit.  Summer or winter. Rain or shine.

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Announcing the BlogHer '09 Community Keynote Selections

Today, we are thrilled to announce the final selections for the BlogHer '09 Community Keynote, our second annual Community Keynote, taking place on Friday July 24th. Just like last year, we received hundreds of submissions, and I have to start with a shout-out of gratitude to our tremendous Community Keynote grand poobah: Eden Kennedy from Fussy And the rest of the Community Keynote committee: Jes Ferris and Lori Luna from BlogHer ...more

I loved the Keynote speakers' readings this year! It was like surfing the perfect web, where ...more

What to Wear to BlogHer '09 (And Why to Stop Worrying About it Already)

BlogHer's 2009 conference is in less than six weeks, which means we're entering a phase that totally stresses me out; I like to call it the what-the-hell-do-I-wear? phase. In the past week, I've started stumbling across the first of what will be far too many posts written by women who are convinced that they need to purchase an entirely new wardrobe in order to fit in at BlogHer. Let's get one thing clear: You do not need to buy new clothes for this event. Nor should you feel any pressure to look some particular way when you show up in Chicago.  ...more

I'm feeling pretty comfortable about my clothes and shoes, but I have to admit I'm stressing ...more