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 [...]
Tweet By Julie So you’ve signed up for a blogging conference, booked your hotel, and even got a flight. Now what? What do you wear? What do you bring with you? I’ve attended three conferences and two blog “trips” in my three years of blogging. I will be attending BlogHer10’ and Bloggy Boot Camp in [...]
Tweet The #1 question I’ve gotten from blog conference attendees lately is…. What do I wear to blogging conferences?! With many conferences still left to attend in 2010, I’m thrilled to provide you with some answers to this ever important question. While I am not so bad with fashion, I can’t take credit for these [...]
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!
Something you need to think about as you are writing your pitch is how you plan to promote the brand. Below are links to conference-specific personal sponsorship guidelines. Not every conference has their guidelines posted, but I can assure you that almost every conference (and probably all of them) DO have guidelines about this.