10 Bloggers Share Their BlogHer '13 Experiences

You know what? Bloggers sure do write a lot. So what do bloggers do after a blogging conference like BlogHer '13? They write. A lot. We've been reading everything, following along with the collective post-conference sigh of exhaustion. Today we bring you 10 posts that encapsulate different aspects of what this conference meant to different individuals. I always say that two people can go to all of the same sessions and parties and keynotes and come away with two very different experiences. Let's see what these ten attendees had to say about their time in Chicago. ...more
Ahh, so happy for the roundup (and for those to come). I loved BlogHer12 so much I was worried ...more

10 Things I Learned at BlogHer '13

I got back home late Saturday night after three whirlwind days in Chicago where I saw none of the city, other than the fabulous view outside my hotel window, but did have a front row seat to dozens of amazing and inspiring speakers at BlogHer13. Herewith, a report of what I now know: ...more
Excellent lessons! Especially no. 10. It would be easy to be completely intimidated by the ...more

Traveling to BlogHer '13 Was a Journey I Needed to Make

I sat down in the cab taking me away from the Chicago Sheraton and the BlogHer '13 Conference, and I wanted to cry. Those tears that are a crazy mixture of sadness, exhaustion, emotional overload, happiness, and even gratitude. The tears that come after an intense, overwhelming, and amazing experience. When you are tired and inspired all at once. ...more
@JennaHatfield @Sarah Rudell Beach Absolutely agree with you, Jenna!  SO beautifully written ...more

What Twitter Took Away From BlogHer ’13

I blinked once and then BlogHer '13 was over. I don't know how every panel, every keynote, every workshop, every meal, every interaction, every party passed by so quickly, but here we are on Monday morning, trying to remember what we learned. I'm here to help, even though I'm clutching my cup of coffee closely. I'm bringing you links to liveblogs and relevant tweets today so you can check them out, refresh your mind and maybe learn something new. You're welcome!...more
Thanks for this! Any word on when the podcast will be up? Do you know where it will be posted? ...more

The BlogHer Fashion Show: Werk It! Who, Me?

When BlogHer Co-founder Elisa Camahort Page invited me to walk the catwalk in the BlogHer ’13 Fashion Show, my immediate reaction was, “OMG. Yes!” I had watched the first BlogHer Fashion Show in New York last summer, and made a mental note to myself: If I ever have a chance to walk the runway I have to do it. ...more
you looked great and walked beautifully!more

What I Heard Sheryl Sandberg Say at BlogHer '13

One of the challenges of our instant-expert culture (or instant-shallow, depending on how you look at it) is that almost every message turns into a whisper-down-the-lane game. As an idea or event gets amplified, it loses all its complexity, often becoming a cartoon character of itself: the bigger it gets, the less dimension it has. ...more
@D. A. Wolf So true, this: "May we wall stop buying into the soundbite." But it's so HARD not to ...more

BlogHer '13 Pre-Conference Events -- in Tweets!

Wow! Today kicked off our BlogHer '13 event with some Pre-Conference Day awesomeness. Pathfinder Day, HealthMinder Day, and Viewfinder Day all took place at the wonderful Sheraton Chicago today. Our attendees were busy learning,interacting, and of course, tweeting their way through the day. We followed along with what was being said to bring you this post. ...more
It look like you are have a lot of fun! Congratulations, looks like a nice atmosphere.   iKNOW ...more

BlogHer '13: A Good Problem to Have -- Any Suggestions?

Hi everyone, As we prepare to hold our ninth annual BlogHer conference in Chicago, I wanted to bring this community up to speed on a particular challenge our event is facing this year. I've learned you all have terrific advice, and am hoping this is one of those times where you can help develop a solution. ...more
@all.things.fadra Well said Fadra! An event like BlogHER offers an incredible opportunity for ...more

Queen Latifah To Host the BlogHer '13 Voices of the Year Community Keynote!

Yesterday there wasn't just one #RoyalBirth. BlogHer announced the arrival of a QUEEN. Queen Latifah, that is.Now, Queen Latifah is an accomplished person. She's a musician, award-winning actress, record-label president, author, entrepreneur, and Cover Girl. She has earned a Golden Globe Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Image Awards, and a Grammy Award as well as nominations for six additional Grammys, an Emmy, and an Oscar. And this fall she's going to add daytime talk show host to her long list....more
And she was FANTASTIC!!!  What a gorgeous woman, inside and out!  I was in awe just being in the ...more

Get Prepared for BlogHer '13 with the Official Conference Guide

Have questions about the conference? Where to pick up your badge? What to pack? Directions to the hotel? Check out the BlogHer '13 Conference Guide to get the answers to all of these questions and more! ...more
So sorry I can't be at the Blogher conference this year.  Hope to be there  in 2014!more