7 Ways to Turn BlogHer Into an Actual Business Trip

I’ve been to BlogHer twice. Once in Chicago and another time in San Diego. It’s a massive conference and if you’re new to blogging there are probably a good number of sessions with valuable content for you. If you are not new to blogging there’s a good chance that you believe you know everything there is to know and you will not attend the sessions. This would be a mistake. If you’re about to take your hard earned money and spend it to a trip to Chicago let me give …

BlogHer 2011 Observations

BlogHer 11 started with giggles and ended in uncontrollable laughter. I’d been promised a Nissan Murano for the drive to San Diego, unfortunately someone crashed the car a few days before the event and it just wouldn’t be out of the body shop in time. The folks at Nissan were very apologetic, but hey, these things happen. They explained to me that there was one car left from the fleet, a Frontier. I said I’d take it, and then I googled Nissan Frontier. OMG a pick’em up truck. A BIG …

BlogHer 11, Women Create Media, Summer is Over

Next week is a big week. I’ll be speaking at Women Create Media and then scooting on over to BlogHer. I attened a BlogHer conference two years ago in Chicago, skipped New York in August 2010 (if you’re from NY you have to admit there’s no good reason to go there in August) and now I’m ready to give it another try in 2011. Here are five things I will not be doing for BlogHer. 1. I will not be out after 10pm. I am not happy after 9pm and …

A BlogHer Survival Guide

It’s that time of year. The time of year when a few thousand women pack up, some say goodbye to their families, some just get a pet sitter or wave at a roommate, and they start the Pilgrimage to The BlogHer Conference. Twitter and Facebook are populated with “What will I wear/do/say/go to…” and many more. I’ll start my Survival Guide here, and ask y’all to help me out in the comments. What to wear: Casual. BlogHer is a casual event. If you are a blogger going to meet up …

Tech Talk: What I Did at BlogHer

An Interview with Blog Talk Radio I gave away Guitar Hero Powered by Whrrl I gave away Sephora Gift Bags Powered by Whrrl I gave away great outfits from I Am Beyond More stories at BlogHer 2009 Powered by Whrrl I gave away gift sets from Brainy Baby Powered by Whrrl And I gave away great tees from 10 Again Clothing. More stories at BlogHer 2009 Powered by Whrrl But mostly. I met talented and bright women and I was privy to some incredible conversations. I had a chance to see the world a little differently, and for that I’m …