Three Things I Love About You: Get Geeky, Find a Room of Your Own (Part Seven)

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BlogHer '09 In Real LifeThere's just over a month remaining before polling shuts down in the Geek Lab and Room of Your Own sessions. Have you participated yet? Whether you're keen on sharing your passions with others, or love using your voice to help plan conference sessions, we need your help! There's still time to propose ideas and vote on panels, so follow the links in this post and visit the polls today!

(Three Things I Love About You is a weekly series exploring Room of
Your Own and Geek Lab sessions programmed by the BlogHer community. You
can find last week's edition here.)

Geek Lab

  1. Working with MovableType, proposed by Megan Garnhum
    MovableType is a customizable content management system. If you're looking to make a CMS switch, or if you already have MovableType and want to know what more you can do with it, this is the session for you.
  2. Using Social Media to Promote Your Blog, proposed by Tip Junkie
    Do you want to use Facebook, Twitter, forums and chat rooms to promote your blog? Come learn how to do it tactfully and successfully. We'd love for you to share your tips, tricks and secrets to positive promotion.
  3. Smartphone vs. Netbook vs. Laptop - Mobile Computing Options for Bloggers, proposed by TechMama
    You blog, but you're busy, so you're learning to do it on-the-go. (I mean, as long as you're doing it safely. You're not blogging while driving, right?) You have lots of options for mobile blogging, and this session can teach you how, when and why to use them.

Room of Your Own

  1. Blogs & Body Image: What are we teaching our kids?, proposed by mamaVISION
    As children grow older and become more web-savvy, many parents are re-thinking what they write on their blogs. What are we communicating about our own self-image, and how does that relate to what we're teaching our children, through what we write online? Join this session to discuss how to remain positive and healthy about our own bodies, as well as for future generations.
  2. Blogging for Uncle Sam, proposed by Tanya Brothen
    Did you know that the U.S. government maintains blogs for both domestic and foreign audiences? It's true! Attend this session to learn about government blogging initiatives, how they're reaching out, and how you can get involved.
  3. Gadgets for Blogging, proposed by TechMama
    Calling All Technophiles: If you love to stay in-the-know about the latest gadgets for blogging, vlogging, mobile blogging, sharing photos and more, this is the session where you can hear about it all. Come prepared for the latest in technology, and be ready to share about your absolute favorite, can't-live-without-it gadgets.

Visit the Geek Lab and Room of Your Own polling systems to see the full lists of suggested panels. Do any stand out to you? Let me know by commenting below, and I may feature them in this space next week!

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