Tweet The following is a previously published post by @DadaRocks. He has graciously given permission to republish it here to express his thoughts on being a “dad” blogger in a predominently female industry and at a blogging conference. Enjoy! Daddy Stands Out In a Crowd I wasn’t really going to write about BlogHer here too [...]
Tweet The following post was written as part of The Blogging Mavens blog series – it isn’t part of Blog Conference Newbie Guide’s Sponsorship 101 series (more posts to come w/that though!). Head to A Closet Writer to see the series in its entirety. I was honored to be asked by Christina to be part [...]
Tweet By Patti Londre By now, many bloggers have made the trek to attend a conference. The tweets about what to wear and which camera equipment to lug, laptop pros and cons go wild a few weeks leading up to each conference. But trends are also happening where blogger conferences aren’t just held in hotels [...]
Tweet BlogHer is within reach. Less than a week away now (like I need to tell you all that!) The #BlogHer10 Twitter stream is buzzing with pre-BlogHer posts, filled with tips, insights, and even anxiety. With so many posts and such limited time, I am listing some posts I recommend reading as you prepare for [...]
She walks in to the room, glancing nervously around, trying to find her place. Women are everywhere and noise is crashing through the room in waves. Laughter, excited voices, smiles, hugs with new and old friends.
Thoughts run through her mind one after another, gaining momentum until she is almost in tears…
What am I doing here?
When asked about my blog, I would shrug the question off and say something like “Well, I don’t really have any readers,” or “I’m probably the smallest blog at this conference.” I realized once I got home and began reading other peoples’ re-cap posts that I had consistently sold myself short—to myself, to other bloggers, to companies and PR professionals in attendance. So here’s my advice to YOU!