Voices of the Year Submissions for BlogHer '14 Are Open! PLUS: Introducing Photo of the Year!

It's one of our favorite days of the year here at BlogHer: Today, we officially open submissions and voting for the 2014 BlogHer Voices of the Year, to be honored at the BlogHer annual conference this July! This year, it's our seventh annual VOTY ("voh-tee," as we like to call it), and part of our historical TENTH ANNIVERSARY Celebration, BlogHer '14!...more
Each year, for 9/11, I write a new prologue for a post that originally appeared in 2011. To ... more

BlogHer '13 - Buy or Sell a Conference Pass

Post here if you are interested in buying or selling a conference pass.  Important note:In the event a ticket bought for personal use must be sold or given away, such tickets may be transferred to another person after purchase, until June 25th. Any transfers or other changes to badge information after June 25th will incur a $25 fee. Blogger tickets may only be sold or shared between bloggers.

UPDATE: BlogHer '13 Registration Is Open!

Update: Earlybird pricing for BlogHer '13 ended at midnight (Pacific) on November 7.  We are currently offering a 25% discount off the current price.  Go here for more information.***************************************Hi everyone!Today we are happy to open Earlybird registration for BlogHer '13, taking place between July 25-27, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois! As always, BlogHer has reserved a limited number of tickets at the lowest possible price -- a savings of $200 for bloggers -- for those of you who purchase between now and November 7th....more
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UPDATE: BlogHer '13 Registration Is Open!

Update: Earlybird pricing for BlogHer '13 ended at midnight (Pacific) on November 7.  We are currently offering a 25% discount off the current price.  Go here for more information.***************************************Hi everyone!Today we are happy to open Earlybird registration for BlogHer '13, taking place between July 25-27, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois! As always, BlogHer has reserved a limited number of tickets at the lowest possible price -- a savings of $200 for bloggers -- for those of you who purchase between now and November 7th....more
Is there a promo code for early registration? The online form is asking for one. Thanks! more

Celebrate An October Moment

Perfect Moment Monday, a bloghop that began in 2008, is about noticing a perfect moment rather than creating one. On the last Monday of each month we engage in mindfulness about something that is right with our world. Everyone is welcome to join. To participate in Perfect Moment Monday:...more
I'm late to the dance, but I so love the idea behind your "Perfect Moment Mondays." I'll keep my ... more

Our 9/11 Stories: Share Your Posts About September 11, 2001

Editor's note: Last year, we called for you to share your posts on the events of September 11, 2001. More than 200 bloggers responded. We're honoring this tradition again this year, and invite you to read these bloggers' stories and contribute your own. -- Julie We've seen a LOT of stories in the media about the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and United Flight 93. We've also seen, and maybe felt, that many of us are sick of the story in the media. ...more
My husband was supposed to have been in the North Tower on 9/11. I wrote about his brush with ... more

President Barack Obama LIVE via Video at BlogHer '12!

Today we are honored to announce that President Barack Obama will address the BlogHer '12 audience at 4:30PM Thursday, August 2, via live video feed. We will gather in the Grand Ballroom at the New York Hilton to hear from the president live, and understand why he has chosen to make this rare conference appearance. We will be recording the video and posting it as soon as we can post-appearance. All conference passes, from day passes to party and/or expo passes to full passes will be granted admission to this special event....more
Congrats to all BlogHer officials responsible for making this happen! One more reason why ... more

Announcing the Voices of the Year '12 Honorees and Readers!

Today we are pleased and proud to announce the next group of people who will see that view for themselves. It's time to announce the final 2012 BlogHer Voices of the Year!...more
I'm gobsmacked—I really am! This is a HUGE honor; it means more to me than I can say. My ... more

I Used to Have Ann Romney's Life. I Had Privilege.

Note: This piece was fueled by exasperation and inspired by two excellent blogs posts -- by Grace Hwang Lynch and Pamela Kripke -- that urge those who "got privilege" to name it. I used to have Ann Romney's life. The first time around I married into a family that was rich. Romney Rich....more
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Nie Asks: I Wrote a Book! What Books Have Inspired You?

I am so thrilled for my book to be out. I am so overwhelmed at the excitement and buzz around it. People have been so generous and kind wonderful reviews and kind words shared. I am such a blessed lady -- truly I am. This book was tricky to write. It was emotionally and physically difficult to call up the hard times and dramatic memories that came with the accident. ...more
Dear Stephanie,   I read your story in Sunday's Parade and am in awe of your beautiful spirit. ... more