New to Blogher

Since I started my new blog and made the leap to self- hosting I felt like it was a good time to invest in my future! You can imagine how excited I was when I starting getting all the Blogher emails about the annual conference! I would say timing is everything and timing was perfect for me! And who could pass up Chicago in July? July in Florida is pretty nasty hot! New to this Blogher rodeo, I did what other blogger do. I turned to blogs and joined group to find out more! I seriously knew nothing! I am one of those blogger who knows no other bloggers outside of our blog world....more

My BlogHer '13 Logistical Tips

I've been digging into the logistics behind BlogHer 13.  I was the security and facility manager at an anthropological  state museum here in Tucson for several years and like to know about the layout and such of places I visit. I thought I might as well share....more
I love that you included a nearby grocer and pharmacy. We almost always end up looking for one ...more

Announcing: The BlogHer '13 Geek Bar and Writing Lab!

Today we are excited to announce this year's Geek Bar and Writing Lab at BlogHer '13! The Geek Bar and Writing Lab give attendees small group, hands on access to the tools and tips you need to improve your blogging and social media skills! ...more

The BlogHer '13 Mobile App Is Here!

We're thrilled to be bringing back our conference mobile app for BlogHer '13! Powered by Core-Apps, our mobile app will allow you to plan out your schedule during the conference, find more information on speakers and sponsors, connect with other attendees, update your social media channels, and take notes on your favorite sessions. ...more
This is great! I'm so excited about BlogHer '13!!more

Cocktails & Couture: Fashion Week Event for Bloggers & Writers

Are you a beauty or fashion blogger? Are you planning to come to NYC for Fashion Week this September? I have an event for YOU! Cocktails & Couture is a premiere networking event for fashion, beauty editors and bloggers held in NYC. If you are planning to travel to NYC for Fashion Week (because let's face it, if you aren't going backstage or attending the shows ... it's all about NETWORKING!) then this is the event for you!...more
Looking to follow some fashion/mommy bloggers, any suggestions? Just curious how people juggle ...more

4 Tips for Making (and Keeping) Connections at #BlogHer13

@kisschronicles wow, sounds like a perfect fit to me sweety!more

Announcing: BlogHer 5K Chicago Fun Run, Presented by Best Buy

Get ready to lace up those running shoes because the annual BlogHer 5K is back and better than ever! This year, BlogHer is excited to be partnering with Best Buy for the Chicago edition of the BlogHer 5K. So excited in fact that the first 280 participants will receive a FREE FitBit device. ...more
I am flying in Friday morning so I'll miss this, darn it. My memories of the 5k in NYC are so ...more

Gearing Up for BlogHer '13: Pre-Conference Fears & VOTY Thoughts

BlogHer '13 is right around the corner! With the quickly approaching dates and recent announcements, the number of posts you have been writing in your own spaces has sky-rocketed. As always, we're reading along -- and bringing your words to our readers to help calm their fears, get them excited, and, yes, help calm some fears, too. Let's see what people are saying this week....more
Oh, hey - thanks! I really was so very tickled and excited by the honor. It absolutely kills me ...more

Celebrating #BlogHer13 #MultiCulti Party – Multi Culti Family & Adopted Culture

This month, Digital Sisterhood Network founder Ananda Leeke is preparing to co-host the BlogHer 13 Multi Culti Party on July 26 with “digital sister” bloggers Pauline Campos of Aspiring Mama blog and Dwana De La Cerna of House on A Hill blog in Chicago, Illinois. Click here to check out the BlogHer Loves Multi Culti Pinterest board. Over the next three weeks, Ananda will be sharing several multi culti-inspired blog posts that invite your feedback....more

Questions About BlogHer '13? Join a Live Q&A With Elisa on 7/10

Whether you've already bought your ticket to BlogHer '13 in Chicago this month, or are still deciding, we're here to answer your questions via a live video Q&A with BlogHer co-founder and conference chair Elisa Camahort Page this Wednesday. On July 10 at 10AM PT, Elisa will run you through an overview of the entire conference experience -- from the panels to the parties, from sponsor activities to keynote speakers (including Sheryl Sandberg, Guy Kawasaki, and The Walking Dead producer Gale Anne Hurd). ...more