We've already announced the 1st and 2nd excursions for BlogHer Food '13. And as if getting the low-down on down-home Texas BBQ or a food tour as weird as Austin itself isn't enough for a Friday night, we're adding an East Side pub-crawl to the Friday excursion line-up! Join Austinite Joshunda Saunders on a (no-host) pub crawl through Austin's East Side.
Conference season is just about upon us -- and if you are anything like me, you're already thinking about what you'll be wearing as you meet, greet and network with your peers and brands. These tips and tricks will help you pack the perfect wardrobe to complement your amazing personality.
Last week, we wrote about one of the optional, no-host excursions during BlogHer Food '13. Another option for our attendees will be to experience some of the eclectic food, music, and culture of Austin during a progressive dinner in South Side of town. This trip will be led by Clay Nichols, an Austinite and author who blogs at DadLabs....more
It's time to get back into the BlogHer Food '13 speaker interviews. This week I am talking with the panelists from our session, The Business Case for Video. Video is a popular and growing medium that is speeding along growth of both blog and business. So i asked these smart ladies:
Can you give our attendees one reason -- either little known or MUST KNOW NOW -- why they should be incorporating video into their food blogs?...more
On the first night of BlogHer Food '13, we will be offering several no-host excursions led by Austin foodies to give our attendees a sense of the local epicurean delights. One of these excursions will be led by Amanda Cowan, of Food on the Table, to go to one what Bon Appetit crowned as the best barbecue in America: Franklin Barbecue.
Happy Friday and welcome to the weekend! A special shout out to our Irish friends who celebrate St. Patrick's Day; don't get too crazy out there!
Okay let's jump in! There's lots going on here and I want you to be up-to-date on all things conference....more
Today is International Women's Day, so happy day to you! When you have time, check out 7 books to celebrate girl power in honor of International Women's Day, but not before you read this update about what the Events staff is doing for you and your conferences!...more
After spending two days at BlogHer Food '13 in Austin, learning, getting inspired, networking and, of course eating, our closing party for the show is a Texas barbeque at world famous Stubb's! Once again, we are trilled to have this party hosted by Ree Drummond, Jaden Hair and Elise Bauer....more
This week's BlogHer Food '13 speaker interview features two of the panelists from the Scale Your Small Business session. What's that all about? It's about growing your blog beyond a website and treating it like the blossoming business it has become. I asked our speakers this question to help you out:
If you could offer just ONE piece of advice to those looking at re-framing their blog as a business, what would it be?...more
This week's BlogHer Food '13 speaker interview brings us the panelists from our Brand/Blogger Relations session. Working with brands is an issue that newer and seasoned bloggers alike struggle with, so I asked the speakers to share something with us:
Share one tip as a teaser to your panel how PR friendly bloggers can work better with brands. Just one!...more