Conference Call for Ideas: Don't Hide Your Light Under a Bushel!

We have two Calls for Ideas open right now–one for BlogHer Food 2012, which will remain open until  December 21, 2011, and one for BlogHer 2012, which will remain open until  January 5, 2012 (both closing at 5pm PST). We've been working to publicize these Calls, and encourage you all to tell anyone you think might be interested.  ...more

BlogHer Conference Update - - December 9, 2011

Happy weekend everyone -- I hope this finds you well and gearing up to do as little as possible for the next two days. Thank you to all of you who joined us in both New York and San Francisco to officially kick off the holiday season, BlogHer style. A lot has happened since last weeks update so let's get busy......more

BlogHer '12 - Blog Bling Buttons

The time has come to decorate your blog with some BlogHer '12 blog bling! We have so many buttons to choose from; the traditional "I'm Going" to "I'm Going to Sparkle" to "I'll Be Guilt Free". These are just a taste. There are so many more. Take your pick....more
Hi there, Will there be blog buttons for Voices of the Year honorees? Sadly I can't make it to ...more

Conference Corner: BlogHer Invites 80% New Speakers to Events

Tired of all the same people speaking every year about all the same topics? Don’t recognize most of the speakers lined up for BlogHer Events? We’ll take that as a compliment.For the past several years, BlogHer has committed to a speaking roster of 80% new, fresh voices. That means we seek out bloggers who are demonstrated community leaders, not just the "stars" of blogging. We're interested in women who are forging new paths through the Internet. You may not recognize all the names in our speaking roster, but we guarantee that BlogHer speakers are worth getting to know -- many of them could become your new favorite haunts, the first site you stop by when reading blogs, or even your trusted friends....more
I think there should be a Topic of Discussion for Newbies- New Bloggers Massive Appeal. I've ...more

Announcing the BlogHer ’12 Call for Ideas!

UPDATE as of 2/16/12: Due to the volume and quality of submissions, we are delaying release of Phase 1 of BlogHer '12 programming until after the President's Day holiday, next week. This will also delay the launch of the Room of Your Own submission process, since Room of Your Own submissions are designed to fill holes in the Phase 1 programming. We know this extra time will help our eighth annual conference have the best, most original, most creative programming ever! Thank you for your patience. ~Polly We’re excited to announce that the first round of the BlogHer '12 Call for Ideas officially opens today, and will remain open untilJanuary 5th, 2012, 5pm (PST)!Veterans familiar with how we roll, just jump right into the BlogHer '12 Call for Ideas submission form, as often and as repeatedly as you need to, 'til you've shared with us all your best ideas or 'til 5pm (PST) on January 5th, whichever comes first. Everyone else, read on!...more
i would like to see a baby boomer session for women and men in that generation and how we impact ...more

BlogHer Conference Update - - December 2, 2011

Happy weekend and oh my gosh, happy December! I can't believe we are close to the end of 2011 and of course the holiday season is upon us. I am going to dive right in: Next week we are hosting two holiday meet-ups -- one in San Francisco and one in New York. We still have space at both venues so take a moment, register yourself and bring a friend -- it is sure to be a great time....more

Conference Corner: Submit Questions to Help Demystify BlogHer Events

Let’s be honest: Attending a blogging conference can be exhilarating, overwhelming, exciting… and maybe a little scary. That’s why BlogHer has created this Conference Corner series: to help demystify our events, to help you get the most out of them, and to help set your heart at rest before you arrive. As we anticipate our 2012 conference year, it’s important to staff at BlogHer that your questions are answered before each event. And whether you’re a newbie or a veteran, you can help us with that!...more

Band Aids for Thanksgiving

Earlier this week, I was explaining what would happen on Thanksgiving eve to my daughter....more

BlogHer Conference Update - - November 23, 2011

Happy Wednesday and long weekend for us here in the US due to the Thanksgiving holiday, so this will be brief:...more

Announcing the BlogHer Food '12 Call for Ideas

Last month, Elisa announced our fourth annual BlogHer Food Conference, coming up June 8-9, 2012. We were also thrilled to tell you that we were taking the show from Atlanta in the Southeast clear up to Seattle in the Northwest. Many of you seemed as excited about that as we are, so you should probably register soon....more
@IleenieWeenie I haven't! Thanks!more