14 Years of 'American Idol' and Me

I remember where I was when I saw my first episode of American Idol, and when. It was the Season One finale in 2002.I was in a hotel room in Seattle. My significant other and I were taking a rare break during one of those vacations that seems to be more about getting from one place to another than relaxing. Watching Kelly Clarkson, and knowing a star was being born?...more

#BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Voices of the Year Submissions Are Open!

EDITED ON 2/9: Submissions have closed for the 2015 #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Voices of the Year.EDITED ON 01/19: See below for clarification on the definition of submission categories.Today, we kick off your nominations for the Voices of the Year, our annual celebration of the most inspiring voices in our community. From these nominations will emerge our honorees, some of whom will take the stage to keynote #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us, in a gala event at the BlogHer annual conference in New York City in July 2015....more
Any idea when VOTY winners will be announced?more

Top 5 Reasons #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Is Going Back to The Hilton New York

You have likely heard by now that #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us is returning to New York City, and tickets are selling now (and fast). Actually, not only are we going back to the Big Apple but we are returning to the largest hotel in New York, the Hilton New York. ...more
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Announcing a BlogHer PRO '14 Fireside Chat with Entrepreneurial Icon and Tech Founder Caterina Fake

This is an anouncement of a BlogHer PRO '14 keynote speaker, but bear with me while I reminisce. Eight years ago, BlogHer '06, our second conference, took place. One of my clearest memories of that year is the pride I felt in featuring a triumvirate of blogging pioneers who were early bloggers, were amazing and entrepreneurial women in tech, and most thrillingly had each co-founded one of the fundamental tools in use at that time for bloggers like us. ...more

The BlogHer '15 Call for Ideas is OPEN!

A few weeks ago, we announced BlogHer ’15 back in New York City! Today, we're opening our Call for Ideas—and can’t wait to hear your suggestions. ...more
Aw dang - I think I totally missed this post haha Oh well.more

Announcing #BlogHer15 in New York City, July 16-18, 2015!

What do you do after you celebrate the 10th Anniversary of your annual conference, in your home town, with celebs like Kerry Washington and Jenny Lawson, and community initiatives like the Voices of the Year and the 10x10 Project, closing it all out with a mad dance party, hosted by Rev Run himself? Well, if you're us, you plan on turning it up to 11 for our 11th annual BlogHer Conference!! ...more
Is there a page with an attendee list yet?more

Moms and Me-Time: What We Do to Steal Moments for Ourselves [SURVEY]

Last month we surveyed moms on our BlogHer Visionaries research panel in order to find out how you felt about the concept of "me-time." Disclosure: The survey was conducted by BlogHer in partnership with fruitwater® — a great-tasting, zero calorie, naturally fruit flavored, sparkling water beverage — and 415 of you responded to our survey. Is me-time important? Do you get enough? And what, exactly, are you doing to steal a moment for yourself?...more
JudyHelmWright Wow. This is very timely for me. Thanks!more

The 2014 BlogHer Women and Social Media Study: Be Useful. But Be Human.

Today we're releasing Part One of the results from our sixth Women and Social Media Study, executed in partnership with Ketchum, and there is a lot of advice for marketers and influencers alike to be found in the data....more
Thank you for sharing - some interesting insights. I agree blog readers are looking for trust in ...more

The BlogHer PRO '14 Agenda: Set Your Intentions and Make Concrete Plans for 2015

BlogHer PRO is just about two months away. Are you registered—or have you been waiting to learn more details? Let's see if I can help! Today, I'm happy to unveil the agenda for the conference. ...more
jillpond Hi! I'm so glad you're joining us -- the tools available to a rookie blogger today are ...more

Interview: Travis Wall of 'So You Think You Can Dance'

This week is the finale of the 11th season of talent competition show So You Think You Can Dance, and I had the pleasure of interviewing one of the true dance stars to emerge from the show, dancer and choreographer Travis Wall. A Season 2 finalist who made his mark as a dancer, he soon returned as a choreographer—and at only 26 years old, Travis has been nominated for a choreography Emmy each of the past four years for his work on the show. ...more
Anita_Sarah Cool!more