Blogger Sponsorship for Conferences Part III: Your Proposal

If you’ve been following our series on how to land a sponsorship in order to attend conferences, you already know about figuring out what to offer in return for a sponsorshipand also, choosing a sponsor. I’m going to assume you have your lists at the ready and it’s time for you to write a proposal … [Read more]

On Track with Travel Blogging at BWE09

Travel Blogging by Shannon Hurst Lane

Are you a travel blogger? Do you want to be one? Does your marketing company work in the travel industry? Then you NEED to be at Blog World & New Media Expo this year. I’m so excited that travel is a dedicated track, which means we’ll have an entire day of panels and sessions dedicated … [Read more]

Doctor Anonymous Brings BWE to Blog Talk Radio


Doctor Anonymous (aka: Mike Sevilla) will be discussing BlogWorld Expo tonight,  as he celebrates the second broadcast anniversary of his popular Blog Talk Radio show. Mike will be moderating the “Staying on the Good Side of HIPAA: Safe and Ethical Blogging Practices” panel during the upcoming Medblogger track at BWE. When he isn’t blogging, broadcasting, … [Read more]

What Talks About

food and drink, sports, weather, politics, travel, and the intricacies of counter-insurgency operations? Your friendly local milblog does, that’s who. Millbogs cover a variety of topics and issues, from reports from the front lines by those there doing the fighting to the challenges facing the spouses who hold down the homefront. In between, you find … [Read more]

Medblogging Meets BlogWorld/New Media Expo

Never underestimate the power of a rant! This year will mark the first ever Medblogger track at BlogWorld/New Media Expo. And it all started because of a rather indignant blogger. That would be me. ***** An introduction may be in order.  I’m Kim, a registered nurse who has been blogging about my life and times … [Read more]

Announcing Wordcamp Las Vegas At BlogWorld Expo


We wanted to announce something very exciting that we have never done before now, Wordcamp LasVegas @ BlogWorld Expo will take place this year on October 16 – 17, 2009. I had the opportunity to speak at Wordcamp Las Vegas in January in conjunction with a trip to Las Vegas.  I was very impressed with … [Read more]

Blogger Sponsorship for Conferences Part II: Finding a Sponsor


Finding sponsorship to help defray the cost of  attending conferences isn’t as simple as it sounds. There are a lot of steps involved, but the hardest part is finding a sponsor. Finding a brand that shares the same message at your and your blog, and, is willing to pay for you to be a spokesperson … [Read more]

Blogger Sponsorship for Conferences: Part 1 – What Do You Have to Offer?

If you’ve been attending conferences for the past couple of years, you may have noticed some bloggers have sponsors paying their conference entry fee and other expenses. In return these bloggers are helping to promote their sponsors. For bloggers who can’t scrape together the funds to attend conferences, this can turn out to be a … [Read more]

Last-minute pass give-away to Gnomedex 9.0

Jim Turner, our illustrious Social Media Director (@Genuine on Twitter) will be winging it up to Seattle tomorrow for the sold-out Gnomedex 9.0 event. It’s one of our favorites, and it’s put on by Chris Pirillo. Here’s your chance to join him with a FREE All-Access Pass worth $299.00! Put up a blog post BY … [Read more]

Speaking of Speakers


It has been a long road or journey, one that I might pack for differently given what I know now, but a journey that has been fun.  I first agreed to help work this conference as far back as 2006 when I first met Rick Calvert in Seattle at a blogging conference.  I have seen … [Read more]