Soledad O'Brien, Christy Turlington Burns and Malaak Compton-Rock at BlogHer '12!

Are you excited for BlogHer '12 yet? Well, we thought we'd add another log to the fire, continuing to fuel your excitement for our annual conference. Soledad O'Brien, Christy Turlington Burns and Malaak Compton Rock will be discussing Women Influencers as Change Agents on Saturday afternoon! The panel highlights these three women and their activism and charitable work....more

BlogHer '12 New Sponsor Announcements!

We have so many amazing new sponsors for BlogHer '12 that we want to share with you! Our annual conference wouldn't be possible without these awesome sponsors. Read on to hear a little bit from this week's new sponsors....more

BlogHer Conference Update - - July 13, 2012

It's the weekend and we are full steam ahead for BlogHer '12 in NYC! Now, for any of you who know me, in real life or virtually, you know I do not like the countdown. You see the countdown kinda freaks me out but for this particular post I think it's important to let you know that we are exactly 3 weeks away from opening day of the 8th annual BlogHer Conference. And 2 weeks and 6 days away from Pathfinder Day and HealthMinder Day -- in other words, all things BlogHer!!!!!...more

Announcing Information About BlogHer ’12 Badges!

Badges? We don’t need no stinking badges. (Blazing Saddles, anyone?) Oh wait. Did you mean BlogHer ’12 badges? Ok, yes, you totally do need *those* badges.So you’ve already purchased your ticket to BlogHer ’12? Fabulous. Have you been anxiously waiting by your mailbox for your ticket to arrive? Well, wait no longer. ...more
I wanted to attend party tonight but wasn't able to pick up my badge due to work..Can I attend ...more

Announcing the Writing Lab at BlogHer '12!

We want you to leave BlogHer '12 feeling not just informed, connected, and inspired, we want you to leave more confident about your writing. So this year we're trying something new. We're splitting up the Writing programming: Friday will have traditional panels (check them out here), but Saturday will be all small-group, hands-on workshops. Six workshops will take place at small round tables during each breakout session on Saturday: three will run by editors, three by writing professionals from the BlogHer community. ...more
@FireMom Thank you! I feel that getting in line that early would mean I'd miss out on other open ...more

BlogHer '12 Interviews: Why Did You Start Blogging?

As we continue to speed toward BlogHer '12 in New York City this early August, I wanted to ask a question I ask almost every blogger I meet -- whether at a conference or a meetup or a one-on-one or eventually by individual email. It's the question that, really, leads us all to and the annual conference in the first place: Why did you start blogging? Why do you keep blogging?...more
I started blogging on a whim, never having noticed blogs before. My desire to try to remember ...more

"The Oogieloves In The Big Balloon Adventure" Is Sponsoring BlogHer '12!

In case you missed it a couple weeks ago, we announced The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure as a new sponsor for BlogHer '12. Read on for more information on this exciting new sponsor!...more

BlogHer '12: iPhoneography Panel Resources

BlogHer 2012 iPhoneography Panel Resources Follow us with the hashtag: #iPhoneBlogHer12 Panelists: ...more
Camera Awesome is another great app. more

100 Words Replay 17

It’s unnerving, to say the least, to remember a place you did visit, that’s no longer there. The disturbing thought that what was once real and solid and tangible has disappeared – that though your own feet stood on that floor and your own eyes marveled at the amazing panorama beyond those windows and you snapped photo after photo of the city of your dreams, the once defined space you briefly occupied is... gone - is unbelievable. The heartbreaking question as to why is unanswerable. ...more

BlogHer '12 Interviews: What Did You Learn at a Previous BlogHer?

We're one more week closer to BlogHer '12 in New York City this August. As everyone starts to prepare for their trip, I thought it would be a good idea to ask a few of our speakers what attendees might learn, experience or expect at the conference. I think that's always a big worry for those newbies coming to a conference, so who better than to ask than previous attendees who are speaking this year. My question was: Tell us something interesting or surprising you learned at a previous BlogHer conference....more
I'm right there with you, wdolderer! This is my first conference as well. I have visions of ...more