Conference Corner: The Content Track at BlogHer PRO '13

Continued from last week's post detailing the BlogHer U Business Intensive at BlogHer PRO, we'd like to continue walking you through what to expect from BlogHer PRO in Silicon Valley next month. (Reminder: this is a limited-attendance event, so be sure to grab one of the remaining tickets here.) ...more

Conference Corner: BlogHer U at BlogHer PRO '13

Yesterday, Lori Luna shared all the delicious details about the host hotel for BlogHer PRO, a gorgeous, lagoon-side oasis in the heart of Silicon Valley. We're as excited about the location for BlogHer PRO as we are the program, and over the next few weeks we'll be rolling out details about the program to help get you psyched up and prepped for the event. Whether you're already registered or have yet to do so (tickets are limited -- grab yours now), the posts over the coming weeks will help you get a feel of what to expect, and how to prep, for BlogHer PRO! ...more
JulieY Excellent! And ElisaC has signed up great people to do that supercharging! Go BlogHer PRO!more

Announcing the First Round of BlogHer PRO Speakers

Over the past few weeks, we've announced the amazing keynote speakers for BlogHer PRO in San Francisco next month, and given you a sneak peek at the preliminary agenda for the 1 1/2 days of the event, but today we are excited to introduce you to the speakers you'll learn from and be inspired by at BlogHer PRO!...more

Announcing the BlogHer PRO '13 Agenda!

At BlogHer '13, we announced the news that BlogHer PRO would return to Silicon Valley for another year. Today, we are excited to give you a peek at the programming for this expanded, but limited-capacity, event, focused on helping you take your business, marketing, and technical skills to the next level. If you're a professionally-minded online influencer at any stage of business development, we hope you'll join us for BlogHer PRO this year! Tickets are still available, so we invite you to check out the agenda preview below, then register here....more
Really looking forward to my first BlogHer conference in October.  The agenda looks amazing.more

The 2nd Most Inefficient Blog Post About Efficiency

I was supposed to publish this post last week, because last week was my last week as a blog ambassador for simplehuman. (Hi FTC; that's a disclosure statement.) I wrote this post over and over and over, and finally had to stop and walk away, for no other reason than, ironically enough, it was grossly inefficient. I'm sure it was a good post, and will die an honorable death in my Draft...more

42 Ways to Write a 309-Word Freudian Slip

Every day in my social media streams I see a handful of 15 reasons to ____ or 7 way to ____ and it is driving me crazy because I'm in marketing, I see what you're doing there, but also because I have been doing this for nine years which means I am an overbearing preachy know it all who had to code her own sidebar content boxes that weren't even called widgets yet uphill both ways in blogspot and do you even know what FTP is? Get off my CSS....more

Word(less) Wednesday

And just like that, they're in grades 10, 8, and 2. And in front of a new house. #hellaearly #hellavague *This is a teaser, because scrapers suck ....more

Conference Corner: The Sponsored Track at BlogHer '13

Over the past few weeks, we've been walking you through each of the tracks at BlogHer '13 in Chicago. Today, we're ready to unveil our final track of programming -- the Sponsored track....more

Announcing: Birds of a Feather Lunch on Friday at BlogHer '13

BlogHer is just over a week away (GULP) and we know that your excitement is about as strong as your nerves right now. Meeting your online friends and collegaues IRL is both amazing and terrifying, and we'd like to help you get get by with a little help from your friends....more
Natural parenting BlogHers!more

Scarring Your Children - the Wax Edition

My mother is Irish and Ukrainian by decent, and has gorgeously deep olive skin, huge hazel eyes, and...more