Bookmark This Post: The Essential BlogHer '10 Links

Worried you won't know where to go or who to see? Fret not! Here's the one post with everything you need to know about BlogHer '10! ...more

Awesome--I've bookmarked it too!




BlogHer - A Year in Review

2009 offered BlogHer conferences and its community many advances and exciting new adventures – here’s a quick look at 2009…...more

BlogHer '09: We listened. We mulled. And here are some of the decisions you've helped us make

Almost six weeks ago Lisa, Jory and I asked for your feedback and help on making BlogHer '10 even better than BlogHer '09 in a post we called: We're listening. And here's what we're mulling over so far... ...more

I love all of the changes you've made. I'm planning to come out again for BlogHer 2010. ...more

A Week in Review - September 4, 2009

Ahhh, Friday and woo hoo!  Monday is a holiday too :-) Another great week here at BlogHer and here are some items that are of particular interest: ...more

A Week in Review - August 21, 2009

Happy Friday! Another fabulous and productive week here at BlogHer and here are the highlights... BlogHer Food -  today we were able to open up the waitlist and add more bloggers for BlogHer Food!  We are taking names off the waitlist in order they were received - keep an eye on your inbox!  ...more

BlogHer '09: We're listening. And here's what we're mulling over so far...

It's Day Three post-BlogHer '09, and we are in our full-on, annual Listen-Real-Hard mode here at BlogHer. Since Lisa Stone, Jory Des Jardins and I first plunked down our credit cards to reserve a space for the BlogHer 2005, we have asked for everyone's help to make it happen. To make it better. To make it a celebration of women who blog. ...more

Well said and a very transparent honest professional analysis of your experience  Hmm ...more

Break Out the Kleenex, It's the BlogHer '09 Community Keynote

You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll laugh and cry. How can you not? It's the return of the BlogHer Community Keynote! This year, 21 bloggers from our community read their own work, curated by the marvelous Eden Kennedy of Fussy, Let's Panic about Motherhood, and NaBloPoMo. ...more

Hi there,

The blogger, Black Hockey Jesus, kindly reposted his piece on for all ...more

Explore Chicago on Foot: Tips and Fun Facts

This is a four-week series to help attendees explore Chicago. Please also visit Walking Tour One, Walking Tour Two and Walking Tour Three. If you haven't checked out the Chicago Walking Tours yet, and are looking forward to getting to know Chicago a bit, we suggest you look into them now. They're chock-full of history, architectural facts, hidden Chicago gems and some of the greatest shopping in the city. BlogHer community member Cynthia Clampitt created three tours, plus put together these tips and fun facts, and we couldn’t wait to share them with you. Read on for a great city guide about the city’s architectural history, expansive public parks, tips for keeping your bearings, and what to do near the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. ...more

OMG I love this site. I'm already planning for next year. How much fun we cyber gals would ...more

How BlogHer ’09 is Going Green

At BlogHer ’09, you’ll likely notice our Green Initiatives – policies we’ve enacted to help make our conference more sustainable. We’re proud of the ways BlogHer sponsors and the BlogHer community are making a difference, and wanted to highlight specific examples of our efforts to create a more eco-friendly conference. ...more

Im happy to have found an organization that is truly green.  I look forward to seeing you ...more

Video at BlogHer '09: Doing It Right

It's inevitable. Someone at BlogHer, no...MANY people at BlogHer are going to have video cameras. Be it their Flipcams or their Kodak HD's or whatever else -- many of you will be taking and talking on video that will end up all over the internet. This means you will want your video to look good and you'll want it to make sure people can FIND your videos online. I have solutions! ...more

I don't take nearly enough pictures, because I hate looking at posed pictures. So I'm always ...more

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July 22 - Day 1
Time Event
6:00am Day One Breakfast, including a Newbie Breakfast!
7:00am Welcome...and Speed Dating, BlogHer-style
8:30am Identity/Passions: The Transformational Power of Blogging
Business of You: Bloggers are Pioneers in a Post-“Employee” World
Leadership: Owning Your Expertise
MommyBlogging: Have You Found Your MommyBlogging Tribe?
Room of Your Own 1: Realllly Personal Blogging - How much info is TMI?
Room of Your Own 2: Blogqueers - LGBTQ Bloggers
Geek Lab Beginner 1a: Blogging Basics 101 - Getting Started (10:30-11:00AM)
Geek Lab Beginner 1b: Wordpress for Beginners (11:15-11:45AM)
Geek Lab Advanced 1a: CMS Pros and Cons - Discuss Your Development Experiences (10:30-11:00AM)
Geek Lab Advanced 1b: CMS Tool #1 - Wordpress (11:15-11:45AM)
9:45am "Birds of a Feather" Lunch: Find your blogging flock over lunch
11:15am Identity/Passions: LifeBlogging Outside the Lines: When you’re not a Geek, a Political Wonk or a MommyBlogger
Business of You: Brands and Bloggers
Leadership: Writing Your Op-Ed
MommyBlogging: “Balance” is a Big, Fat, Lying, McLiar LIE for Moms who Blog (and the rest of us too)
Room of Your Own 2: Blogs & Body Image: What are we teaching our kids?
Room of Your Own 1: Your Blog is Great, Get People to Know About It
Geek Lab Beginner 2a: HTML for Bloggers (1:15-1:45PM)
Geek Lab Beginner 2b: You and Your CSS Style Sheet (2:00-2:30PM)
Geek Lab Advanced 2a: CMS Tool #2 - Typepad (1:15-1:45PM)
Geek Lab Advanced 2b: CMS Tool #3 - Expression Engine (2:00-2:30PM)
12:45pm Identity/Passions: PatientBloggers - You Are Not Your Disease, You Just Blog About It Every Day
Business of You: Blog to Book, the Threequel
Leadership: What is "Pro-Woman" in a Post-Palin World?
MommyBlogging: Is MicroBlogging the Path to MommyBlogging Bliss?
Room of Your Own 1: Blogging Identities and YOU
Room of Your Own 2: Gadgets for Blogging
Geek Lab Beginner 3a: Make Your Blog More Accessible (2:45-3:15PM)
Geek Lab Beginner 3b: Photoshop - Basic Tips and Tricks to Get You Started (3:30-4:00PM)
Geek Lab Advanced 3a: CMS Tool #4 - Dreamwidth (2:45-3:15PM)
Geek Lab Advanced 3b: CMS Tool #5 - Squarespace (3:30-4:00PM)
2:45pm Community Keynote
4:30pm Cocktail Party
10:00am "Birds of a Feather" Lunch: Find your blogging flock over lunch
4:00pm Cocktail Party
July 23 - Day 2
Time Event
8:00am Break
2:00pm Break
6:30am Breakfast
7:15am Day Two Recap
7:30am Keynote: Traditional Media Chops meet a New Media Calling
8:45am MommyBlogging: Blogging as a Homeschooling Tool
Identity/Passions: TravelBloggers as Boundary-Breaking Evangelists
Business of You: Advanced Social Media, Syndication and Stats
Leadership: Hope and Change in Action
Room of Your Own 1: Vaginally challenged bloggers - the men of BlogHer
Room of Your Own 2: Women of Color and Marketing
Geek Lab Advanced 1b: .htaccess for Bloggers (11:30AM-12:00PM)
Geek Lab Beginner 1a: Stats for Word Nerds (10:45-11:15AM)
Geek Lab Beginner 1b: Twitter Basics: How and Why? (11:30AM-12:00PM)
Geek Lab Advanced 1a: Apache Servers Are Your Friend (10:45-11:15AM)
11:30am Identity/Passions: FoodBlogging in the Time of Recession
Business of You: Advanced SEO
Leadership: The BlogHer ’09 International Activist BlogHer Scholarship Winners Share Their Work
MommyBlogging: Healthcare by Committee
Room of Your Own 1: Women Writing In The Age Of Britney: Pop Culture & Gossip & Feministy Stuff, Oh My
Room of Your Own 2: Sponsored v. Unsponsored - Blogging for $$ Where Do You Stand?
Geek Lab Beginner 2a: Managing Your Twitterverse: The latest, hottest, bestest tools (1:30-2:00PM)
Geek Lab Beginner 2b: Beginning SEO (2:15-2:45PM)
Geek Lab Advanced 2a: PHP for Bloggers (1:30-2:00PM)
Geek Lab Advanced 2b: Stupid Unix Tricks (aka Learn to Love Your Command Line!) (2:15-2:45PM)
1:00pm Leadership: Green and Eco-Blogging
MommyBlogging: Online Safety For Your Kids Who Are Online Themselves
Identity/Passions: Enough About You...Who's Reading You?
Business of You: Your burning questions about the BlogHer Publishing Network
Room of Your Own 1: Dying is Easy, ROTFLMAO Comedy is Hard: It's two, two, two comedy panels in one!
Room of Your Own 2: Blogging as Storytelling
Geek Lab Advanced 3b: Adding social networking to your blogging environment (3:45-4:15PM)
Geek Lab Beginner 3a: How to Use Social Media to Promote your Blog (3:00-3:30PM)
Geek Lab Beginner 3b: Web Video/Videoblogging Tutorials and Resources - Resources you can use to help upload your videos (3:45-4:15PM)
Geek Lab Advanced 3a: Hacking, mash-ups and other rebel coding (3:00-3:30PM)
2:15pm Break
3:00pm Closing Keynote: Who We Will Become


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