Your Very First Blog Post

I told a nervous new blogger the other day “JUST START” there is no stigma, no perfection, no-one is judging you.  You know, the ‘everyone started somewhere’ speech.(Talking of which: a big shout-out from me to @Nickie72of Typecast who encouraged me in those early days and who continues to support new voices.)So, anyway, it got me thinking about my very first post(when I didn’t know any of you!!) and which I dragged out from behind the wardrobe today.  Funnily enough, I wasn’t ashamed of it and didn’t writhe in OMG!!! histrionics. Not much, anyway....more

BlogHer|bet is This Week: Two Spots and the Live Virtual Conference Pass Available!

This week, the inaugural BlogHer|bet Conference is happening. The "bet" stands for "Business, Entrepreneurism, Technology," and the conference targets women who have a big idea in tech or media and want to take it to the next level....more

BlogHer Conference Speaker Spotlight: Founders and Partners and Girl Geeks, Oh My!

Our inaugural BlogHer | bet -- a conference designed for women with big ideas involving technology, the Internet or social media -- is less than a week away. And the closer it gets, the clearer it becomes that this is going to be something really special. Each and every participant is well into a career of imagination and influence, and each has a bright idea (or project, or business) that’s ready to become bigger and brighter. Each participant has been custom-paired with a mentor who has achieved acclaim and prominence in her field and is committed to sharing insights and supporting other women....more

It was really quite something, especially in the morning, to look out over the Microsoft ...more

Conference Corner: Room of Your Own FAQ

BlogHer ’11 Room of Your Own session submissions and voting is in full swing. Have you voiced your opinions yet? Even though BlogHer has hosted Room of Your Own conference sessions since its inception in 2005, they are still a bit of a puzzle to some new attendees ... so we’d like to help demystify this BlogHer tradition. I’ve answered the three most frequently asked questions below (What are they? ...more

BlogHer Conference Update - - March 18, 2011

More March Fabness for this week -- let's get started!! First, I hope you all had a great St. Patrick's Day and didn't get too much green in your system. BlogHer|bet...more

BlogHer Conference Update -- March 11, 2011

Happy Friday and welcome to the weekend! Let's jump right in to BlogHer Conferences March Fabness -- week two. BlogHer|bet...more

Conference Corner: Add Yourself to the Conference Attendee Pages!

Want to get a jump start on networking with other BlogHer conference attendees? Each year, BlogHer offers attendees a way to connect via our Conference Attendees page. Divided by event, you can view who will be at which conference ... and if you’re attending, you can add your name, too! ...more

Such a smart idea. I love how much BlogHer does pre-conference to connect people. The ...more

BlogHer Food '11: Share Your Favorite Atlanta Travel Tips

Tell me, what are your favorite sites and bites in the Atlanta area? Got a travel tip you want to share? Or BlogHer Food conference tips in general? I'm all ears! Let me know in the comments and you just may see yourself in our upcoming BlogHer Food '11 Conference Guide....more

I'm so excited for the conference! There are so many delicious places to eat in Atlanta, I ...more