#BlogHer16 Travel Tips? We've Got 'Em!

We are now inside the packing window for #BlogHer16. I repeat: We are now inside the packing window for #BlogHer16! My college-aged son was home this week for a visit, and while I was sad to see him go back to his summer campus job yesterday, it only took about ten minutes after he drove away for it to occur to me that his double bed will make a great staging area for my conference outfits and accessories. ...more
mommacan I just started putting my various cords in one little clear travel bag that fits in my ... more

6 Things I Learned From Attending a Lot of BlogHer Conferences

I have been to eight BlogHer conferences. I have gone to them with friends, and I've gone to them alone. I've shared hotel rooms and slept by myself. I've flown, bused, and driven. I've been a speaker and a listener. I've gone into some conferences so excited that I'm chatting with every single person on the plane about where I'm going, and I've gone into others sobbing as I walk through the hotel. In other words, I have done the BlogHer conference every single way you can. ...more
Great advice, Mel! Also, thanks for the earworm. "It's alright to cry...crying gets the sad ... more

How to subscribe for conference vendor events?

I am so excited to be a part of this years conference in Los Angeles.  I even have an online friend I will be meeting in person via this conference #happydance!My question is:  Do I need to subscribe in another area to be notified about other happenings like vendor parties at the conference?Can't wait and thank you in advance.. look forward to meeting you!...more
Hi Michelle! I just added you to the official attendee Facebook group and we put conference news ... more

#BlogHer16 Programming: The Big Reveal

Over the past few weeks, we revealed our #BlogHer16 programming tracks, took a deep dive into each one, and there is truly something for everyone. Below is a recap of the sessions attendees can choose from in Los Angeles this August. Enjoy!   Mind Your Business...more
Well done, Lu! Woot! more

David Bowie: Where Are We Now?

The first thing I did this morning when I read that David Bowie had died of cancer at age 69 was send a condolence text – not to his widow Iman, but to my best friend Maria....more
This is amazing. Thank you. more

Don't Forget to Do These Vital Things Online Before a Conference

One of the best things about attending a BlogHer event is the connections you make with other attendees.It's also one of the most daunting aspects of attending a BlogHer event, particularly now that content creators come with more than their blogs -- they come with Twitter accounts, Facebook accounts, groups and pages, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, YouTube and LinkedIn, too....more
peskybrunette OOPS! Found you on my list! I just added you. more

Don't Forget to Do These Vital Things Online Before a Conference

One of the best things about attending a BlogHer event is the connections you make with other attendees.It's also one of the most daunting aspects of attending a BlogHer event, particularly now that content creators come with more than their blogs -- they come with Twitter accounts, Facebook accounts, groups and pages, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, YouTube and LinkedIn, too....more
peskybrunette Hi there! Can you please email me at melisa.wells@blogher.com? We'll get it sorted ... more

5 Fun Things To Do in Chicago!

#BlogHerFood15 takes place in the Windy City this year. As a Chicago native, I might be The! Most! Excited! person on the BlogHer team....more
TW Oops. :) more

5 Fun Things To Do in Chicago!

#BlogHerFood15 takes place in the Windy City this year. As a Chicago native, I might be The! Most! Excited! person on the BlogHer team....more
TW Yes! Indeed! more

5 Fun Things To Do in Chicago!

#BlogHerFood15 takes place in the Windy City this year. As a Chicago native, I might be The! Most! Excited! person on the BlogHer team....more
Liz Thompson OMG SO GOOD. (That was a good day. Also, Lemon Drops.) more
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