Making the Most of Opportunities to Network and Connect When Solo at an Event or Conference like BlogHer '13

As BlogHer '13 gets closer, I wanted to share two of my favorite tips on how best to approach attending an in-person networking event or conference when you have to go it alone or are used to doing most of your networking online....more
@kisschronicles Glad you liked it and thanks for the reminder about the FB group! I'm going to ...more

It's the Independence Day #SinglesBlogfest!

July 4 is also the day that I --and dozens of my fellow Singles Bloggers – write on the theme of Independence and what it means for single people. Happy Independence Day!  Continue reading: http://eleanorewells.com/happy-independence-day/  EleanoreWhttp://EleanoreWells.com ...more

Social Media Day

Sunday, I attended the Social Media Day celebration at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino.  Wow!!  What a fabulous event!! First, let me share a couple of photos I took at the Beau.  They have nothing to do with the event, but this place is so stunning, I have to share.       ...more

Conference Corner: The Room of Your Own Track at BlogHer '13

To help with your BlogHer '13 planning, I'm walking through each of the tracks of programming, one-by-one. As I explained in the overall conference demystifying post, we have four different session styles, and each track of programming includes a mix of those -- making sure there is something for every style of learner!...more
@Elizabeth@Table4Five Oh, interesting Elizabeth! BTW: Looking forward to seeing you!more

From Panels to Parties to Sponsors, BlogHer Food '13 Attendees Share It All

BlogHer Food '13 came and went, inspiring attendees to share their experiences on their own blogs and their social media scapes. We've been following along, checking out what you've been saying about panels, parties and sponsors. Now we bring you a round-up of what's being said. Whether you attended or not, the posts linked here will give you a broader view of the conference. (Plus: Some attendees were inspired to create recipes! YUM!) ...more
So cool I had no idea you linked to me. And that picture at the Common Ground booth is me too! ...more

Netroots Nation: When all the Progressive Bloggers Came to My Hometown

Thousands of the most well-known liberal bloggers are gathered in my hometown of San Jose, California this week for Netroots Nation, and I’m floating around the McEnery Convention Center to find out what’s going on. It’s not just the Silicon Valley venue that feels familiar to me, but all the faces in the crowd that I’ve seen before at BlogHer conferences or at the 2012 Democratic National Convention....more

Support Monte Carlo Night to Raise Funds for Teen Girls

Join us on June 29th for a chance to empower and inspire. Our Monte Carlo Night fundraiser is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a night out while supporting teens in our community. Please purchase your ticket to this 20’s styled casino event at www.mghmontecarlonight.eventbrite.com...more

Beyond Comfy Shoes: 10 Things I Learned from BlogHer Food '13

Last weekend I packed up my blogger business cards, planted kisses on Mufasa and the KC kids and headed to Austin for the 5th annual BlogHer Food Conference. All. By. Myself. No backpacks full of coloring books or epi-pens stuffed in my purse, just me, my camera (which I barely used by the way, hence the slew of iPhone and Instagram photos in this post) and a single carry-on bag....more
@Denise She was so incredibly gracious! I can't even imagine the endurance it must take to deal ...more

Conference Corner: The Photo & Video track at BlogHer '13

To help with your BlogHer '13 planning, I'm walking through each of the tracks of programming, one-by-one. As I explained in the overall conference demystifying post, we have four different session styles, and each track of programming includes a mix of those -- making sure there is something for every style of learner! ...more

Newbie to BlogHer Conference13

Rudacohas or is any one attending alone?? are newbies in category by themselves or is there like an intro for new/first timers?? thanks!!...more
There will be a lot of newbies in attendance and we do have a newbie breakfast on day one to ...more