Audio-bloghers listen up!

Blogher is looking for dedicated podcasters to cover each session of the conference. If you are looking for an opportunity to pick up valuable audio capturing skills with a trained professional, or if you are already a podcaster and want to brush up your skills in a professional environment, please send us a short resume or paragraph describing your skills and experience. Each audio volunteer will receive a coveted 2-day conference pass. This is now the only way to get into Day One, which has long been sold out!! If this sounds like a project you would enjoy being a part of, please send your cv/description to mir@flinknet.com. Read on for details... ...more

Blogher '06 Session Discussion: Get Deeply Geeky on Day Two

12th in our series introducing you to each of our BlogHer Conference '06 sessions and their speakers, and finding out what you would like to get from each session. Today, I bring you from Day Two: Get Deeply Geeky: BlogHers want to talk technology and gender. Is the web itself a feminine construct? How about open source? Join Laura Scott, mir verburg, Nancy White & futurist Melanie Swan to discuss. ...more

I don't think it matters what gender you are, this is the internet not a dating service. I mean ...more

Childcare Registration Ending June 30th!

BlogHer Parents, this is your last week to sign up for our "BlogHer Conference Kids Camp". Deadline for sign-ups will be on Friday, June 30th. Do take advantage of this unique opportunity; on-site childcare is rarely offered at conferences and conventions. We want to reverse that trend and are proud to provide this convenience for BlogHer parents. ...more

I guess I should actually be coming to Blogher in order to send the kids to camp, huh?

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Yoga @ BlogHer Conference '06!

Allow me to point you to our Day Two schedule, where you will notice something new on the schedule: BlogHer (and yoga instructor) Mollie Guillemette has offered to lead a free morning yoga session before Day Two gets underway on Saturday morning. The class will start at 7AM and run about 45 minutes. It will overlap slightly with breakfast, but should give participants enough time to change and get some food before our opening session. ...more

I've been meaning to get back to the gym and take yoga again. What do I do instead? Sit in front ...more

Blogher '06 Session Discussion: Audio/Podcasting on Day One

11th in our series introducing you to each of our BlogHer Conference '06 sessions and their speakers, and finding out what you would like to get from each session. Today, I bring you from Day One: Audio/Podcasting Instructors will be on hand to serve all user levels. Beginners will create & post an audio entry with Susan Kitchens. Advanced users will get hands-on instruction and interactive Q&A about advanced techniques, plus best practices in promotion and distribution from Nicole Simon and Anita Campbell. [Equipment list will be provided.] ...more

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BlogHer '06: Day Two, Hotel approach sell-out

Time for another capacity update for BlogHer Conference '06, and I've got news on both the hotel front and the conference itself: Read about: 100 seats left for Day Two Hotel room block sold out, final number of rooms added ...more

For anyone coming to SJ from SFO or Oakland or anywhere else in the area, who want to try ...more

Blogher '06 Session Discussion: Business Blog Case Studies on Day Two

10th in our series introducing you to each of our BlogHer Conference '06 sessions and their speakers, and finding out what you would like to get from each session. Today, I bring you from Day Two: Business Blog Case Studies: Yvonne DiVita, Susan Getgood & Toby Bloomberg lead a rap session with you, the BlogHers, about what has worked (and what hasn't) when implementing blogs for business. ...more

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BlogHer @ Bloggercon IV

Dave Winer, the Bloggercon mastermind is trying some different things for Bloggercon IV, including inviting other conferences to come be part of the conversation. Ryanne Hodson will be leading a discussion about video blogging and recapping Vloggercon. Chris Pirillo will be leading a discussion about putting users in charge as a preview to Gnomedex, and I will be representin' for BlogHer in a session entitled Building Bridges. ...more

Blogher '06 Session Discussion: Outreach Blogging on Day Two

9th in our series introducing you to each of ourur BlogHer Conference '06 sessions and their speakers, and finding out what you would like to get from each session. Today, inspired by Health & Wellness editor Denise's recent post about self-harm, I bring you from Day Two: Outreach Blogging is not for the faint-hearted The debate: Life savers? Or Enablers? There's no doubt the online world can provide tremendous support, but can a blogger get in over her head? danah boyd will discuss with bloggers tackling the most sensitive subjects, such as anorexia, addiction and mental illness. Join Leah Peterson, Jenn Satterwhite, Denise Tanton and an anonymous blogger for a conversation you won't forget. ...more

I've struggled with a lot of these things and I'd love to learn from these women. I am brutally ...more

Exciting news! On-site Childcare Available at BlogHer '06!

That's right! We are pleased and proud to announce to the BlogHer community that parents registered for the conference will now have the option to enroll their kids in our on-site childcare program! ...more

That's awesome!

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