(SLIDESHOW) On the Floor of the BlogHer '12 Expo Hall

At BlogHer '12 we had not 1, not 2, but ....3 Expo Halls! Our Conference Sponsors really brought it this year (as they do every year). If you missed something, or want to relive your favorite Expo Hall experiences, here are some of our favorite scenes from the Expo this year......more

Not Since Pick Temple

My debut on TV is the only thing that comes close to BlogHer '12.Even though I returned from BlogHer '12 on Sunday, August 5, I am still coming down from the experience today, over a month later....more
 @feelingbeachie Hey there, Hilary! That's close enough. You're a STAR! I thought of you ...more

BlogHer Conferences Update - - September 7, 2012

Welcome to the weekend! Here, on the conferences side of the world, we are happy to share some exciting news with you. Read on...BlogHer '13We have announced the opening of registration for BlogHer '13 in Chicago!...more

All Aboard to BlogHerVille

Am I now a seasoned Amtrak Traveler?Does going on train trips twice in six months count? If so I'm in.Having ridden Amtrack to NYC in March, I was a seasoned veteran when it came time to planning transportation to BlogHer '12. I had a fluent knowledge of the Amtrak web site, could "click" round trip with the best of 'em and knew how to plug in to enjoy free WiFi in business class....more
 @elaineR.N. Yes, Elaine! I was happy you were home safe and sound when the storm came up. The ...more

Post-BlogHer Let Down: In the Season of My Family

Coming home from BlogHer I had a To Do List of things to fix up on my blog, ideas to implement, people to contact, topics to write about and a thousand other grandiose ideas and plans. I was going to actually do these things this year darn it! I told myself. Alas, that didn’t happen. Life, as usual, got in the way. Post-conference let down started....more
thanks for sharing that, i am planing on going to blog her next year and i know thats after ...more

BlogHer '12: Voices of the Year

One of the highlights of BlogHer '12, for me, was the Voices of the Year Community Keynote. ...more

BlogHer '12: What Childless Women Want Brands to Know

My panel at BlogHer '12 went very well and as it should be, there were lessons for the audience and panel, too. The session was sweetly named,Table for One, and it focused on the challenges of women bloggers without children to attract brand attention and strategies to turn things around....more
I also feel a little upset when the ads that are directed at women without kids it's dating ads. ...more

BlogHer ’12 Is Over, Now How Do I Keep In Contact with Sponsors?

One of the greatest benefits of BlogHer is the networking potential between bloggers and brands. Many bloggers come to the conference looking to connect to brands they would like to work with, and luckily, many brands come to BlogHer conferences to meet with bloggers to work with. We simply create a convenient place to meet and exchange information. Are you interested in keeping in contact with some of the sponsors, but aren’t sure how to go about doing so?...more
Don't send a canned email to a sponsor. Take a few minutes to remind them what you talked about ...more

Check Out the BlogHer '12 Official Photos!

Have you been keeping up with everything we're adding to our BlogHer '12 VirtualCon? If not, you may have missed that we have added in our official photos for BlogHer '12! I love looking at the photos and seeing the smiling faces of people I know... and don't know! I even found a few of me. We put the amazing photos from Danielle Tsi & Manhattan Group Photographers in some slideshows and are posting them here, as well, for your enjoyment!...more

Conference Corner: Got Ideas?

BLOGHER 12 ZOMGZOMGZOMGOh, wait. It's over?......Dangit. If you're anything like me, you're still in that gogogogogo headspace that is the most awesome mixed of adrenaline and nerves and zeal. I always love the weeks leading up to BlogHer Events, and I almost love the weeks after them more. Why? Because my cup overfloweth with ideas that I want to implement in my blog, my life, next year's conference, and the world around me....more
 @JennaHatfield Thank you, thank you, thank you!more