Marcus Sheridan talks about making speeches more social

When I went to BlogWorld Los Angeles, I had one overwhelming thought. I LOVE that Marcus Sheridan guy! I had never seen him speak before, nor even heard of him, yet after his session, I was an immediate fan. Seriously, I can’t gush enough about what an incredible speaker he is, how he engages the … [Read more]

Evan White of Viddy Interview – Future of Publishing

Why can’t I just upload the video I just shot to Facebook, like I can with my pictures? How come Android makes me upload them to Google+? Well, now you can upload them to Facebook, Twitter, and other social media by using Viddy, an app that lets people do just that and also make minor … [Read more]

Chris Brogan Interview

Murray Newlands interviewed Chris Brogan, marketing consultant and author of Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust, at BlogWorld 2011. In the interview, the duo talked about how to create content especially for social media and the web. Unlike television content, which is usually a one-way street, online marketing … [Read more]

Jamie Thomason Interview – DiviHQ Blogging Tools

Murray Newlands of Influence People interviewed Jamie Thomason of DiviHQ during BlogWorld 2011. DiviHQ makes a blogging tool that makes it easy for multiple people to collaborate on what they’re writing. In episode of Future of Publishing, Murray Newlands works with VigLink to get the latest news and insights about collaborative blogging tools from an … [Read more]

BlogWorld Welcomes Shane Ketterman as Conference Director

Shane Ketterman

We’re so pleased to welcome a new member to the BlogWorld team.  Shane Ketterman will be taking over Conference Director duties, effective immediately. Shane, who helped to coordinate several conferences for Cisco, will be planning our educational content and helping to find the best speakers. As you know, we take our educational content seriously and … [Read more]

Beginner’s Guide to Guest Posting Basics


Guest posting is a technique some bloggers use to increase their traffic. Today, as part of the Beginner’s Guide series I’m writing here on the BlogWorld blog, I thought I’d take some time to talk about what guest posts are, why you should or shouldn’t write and accept them, how to be a guest poster, … [Read more]

In Which the BlogWorld Team Wishes You Happy Holidays

Rick Calvert Xmas

At BlogWorld, we recognize our most valuable asset is our community; the people who we spend time with both online and off. You’ve all been so amazingly supportive of us throughout the years and we want you to know how much your support means to us. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to … [Read more]

‘Twas the Night Before BlogWorld

Twas the night before BlogWorld, when all through the hall The hustle and bustle of preparing for it all. The signs were hung by the rafters with care, Catching the eye of all who would be there. The speakers were giving good cheer in the lounge, While raising their glasses, shouting “one last round!” And … [Read more]

BlogWorld New York & Los Angeles Breaks Attendance Records

We hope you joined us at our New York and/or Los Angeles events in 2011, and if you did – you helped us break our previous attendance records! Between the two shows, BlogWorld hosted more than 4,750 attendees and 335,000 online viewers. “BlogWorld West in Los Angeles was our most successful show to date in … [Read more]

Myth Busting at BlogWorld LA

alex banyan

… by Alex Banayan It was invigorating. Attending the BlogWorld & New Media Expo in Los Angeles was like attending a conference for TV in the early 1930’s—an opportunity to see the future of media with my own eyes. To be honest, I entered the conference with a few misconceptions. However, after attending BlogWorld, those … [Read more]