April 24, 2014

BlogHer 2012 Conference Recap

BlogHer '12Blogher 2012 hit New York City this past weekend and the blogosphere is buzzing with reactions. Over 4500 bloggers and hundreds of brands gathered at the Hilton New York for a weekend jam-packed with classes, parties, and other events. A few of the highlights of this year’s BlogHer conference were hearing from President Barack Obama via live video stream, and live appearances from Martha Stewart and Katie Couric.

As I reflected back on my own experience at BlogHer this year, I realized that most of my favorite moments this weekend were not connected with Blogher at all. So many of my best BlogHer take-aways occurred off-site or between events in the Hilton. Here is a round-up of post-BlogHer posts from other attendees:

BlogHer Take Away by Safire from Waterfalling-Up – Safire reflects on her own blog after attending the “Blogging because you love it” class.

What I Learned at BlogHer ’12 by Jessica at Found the Marbles – Jessica talk about the growing divide in the blogging community.

Getting Fit at BlogHer by Elena from CiaoMom – thinking about going to a conference to learn? Elena goes to conferences to get fit!

New York City Skyline at Blogher 2012

New York City Skyline at Blogher 2012

Thoughts on #BlogHer12 by Jo-Lynne of Musings of a Housewife – This BlogHer made Jo-Lynne think about re-branding her site.

BlogHer 12: Where Do We Go From Here? by Jodi from Jodifur – Jodi was not entirely convinced she wanted to go to BlogHer this year, and now she’s already making plans for hosting Homeher next year.

BlogHer 2012: A recap by Desiree from the Mommy Reporter – Desiree compiled a great list of the things that did and didn’t work at this year’s BlogHer.

BlogHer 2012: It’s complicated… by Kelly of The Centsible Life – Kelly discusses the people of BlogHer. The best and the worst.

She Gave Me an iPad by Amy from Resourceful Mommy – The conference moment that had the most impact for Amy was sharing a few minutes in the lobby with a friend….and a new iPad.

Looking in Looking out by Andrea of Lil-Kid-Things – Andrea was reminded that she’s part of a strong community, even though BlogHer wasn’t exactly the weekend had expected.

BlogHer: an out of body conference moment by Dresden of Creating Motherhood – Dresden shares her experience with (and a video) speaking at Voices of the Year.

Yet Another BlogHer12 Recap Post by Melissa at Rock and Drool – Melissa had some great advice: “YOU do what YOU gotta do to make BlogHer work for YOU.”

#BlogHer12 Recap: My Favorite Moments by Tina from Life Without Pink – Tina’s favorite moments included meals with friends and exploring New York City without kids.

Several bloggers wrote about dancing with the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall: see Eye-High Kicks with the Rockettes at BlogHer12 and Dancing with the Rockettes BlogerHer12.

Picaboo was searching for bloggers all weekend for their The BlogHer Collage Poster Project. Check to see if you were spotted, and then enter to win one of three poster-sized collages.

 

Chicago 2013, here we come!

Ready for BlogHer 2013? Roo has some great tips for getting ready for BlogHer next year: How to Work a Blog Conference Like a G. Girls Lunch Out also provided helpful tips in their article, 10 Ways To Make The Most Out Of BlogHer.

 

Link up your BlogHer 2012 recap posts:

Did you write a Blogher recap? Maybe you participated in a HomeHer event or simply followed along with the #BlogHer12 tweets. Link up your posts below!



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  1. These are some great posts, even for oldbies!

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