The Gulf Auction honoring the Geeky/Nerdy 2010 BlogHer Voices of the Year is ready and open for bidding. Click on the images from the slideshow below to view the art curated by Kirtsy, learn more about the artists and bloggers, and get a direct link to the art auction on eBay.
Each week, we'll auction the art inspired by a different category, and every dollar will be donated to The Nature Conservancy to help clean up the Gulf of Mexico:
Here’s the thing. You may not have a full picture or comprehensive understanding of the awesomeness, because nothing like this has ever happened before. There’s no frame of reference. It’s like trying to explain Jello, or sushi, or six-story Master Blaster uphill waterslides to someone for the first time. You just don’t get it until you experience it. You know?
In 2008, BlogHer hosted our first The Community Keynote and birthed a tradition. Featuring diverse voices from across our community, the Community Keynote - The brainchild of Eden Kennedy - made us laugh and made us cry.
This is a really simple blogpost for a really simple reason:
I'm carving out a sharing strategy of content I read that I want to save and share.
I'm not talking sites I want to return to time and again. Not yet anyway.
I'm talking first time reads that I think "Ooh, this is good I want to share it."
Maybe that's the problem. Maybe I should not just have that giddy light hearted tell all excitement. But I do. And it keeps growing.
Kirtsy.com is the brain-child of Gabrielle Blair, Laura Mayes, Laurie Smithwick, and Gwen Bell. The idea behind Kirtsy is to be the female version of Digg.com. It’s a place where we can go to see the latest stories on what we’re interested in. Kirtsy has several categories to fit your needs: