BlogWorld is Over, But Your Work is Not Yet Done.

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Run the checklist, is your life anything like mine at the moment: Tired limbs, sore heads, great memories and a box full of business cards, notes and scrawled twitter handles… Yes, the LA Blog World Expo is over, but that doesn’t mean you can start planning #bweny for 2012 just yet. To get the most … [Read more]

Building Your New Media Empire

This year, BlogWorld attendees heard from an esteemed panel of online empire builders – host Mitch Joel from Six Pixels of Separation, BlogHer CEO Lisa Stone, Michael Stelzner from Social Media Examiner, and CEO of Federated Media Publishing Deanna Brown. If you want to check out the entire keynote, definitely pick up a virtual ticket. … [Read more]

One More Day of BWELA 2011: How to Rock It

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Today, thousands of bloggers, brand ambassadors, social media professionals, internet marketers, and all-around good people will come together one last time in (this year at least) for a finally day of networking and learning. BlogWorld LA 2011 is winding down, though I hate to use that phrase. It’s actually winding up; although we’ll all soon … [Read more]

Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere 2011

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Technorati’s annual State of the Blogosphere report was being unveiled at BlogWorld 2011 right now! We’re live-blogged the event, as stats were announced by Technorati Media CEO, Shani Higgins (along with host Mitch Joel from Six Pixels of Separation and Mikal Belicove from Entrepreneur Magazine). Thanks to everyone who came to #BWELA…if you weren’t there, … [Read more]

We are Wayfarers: Amber Naslund Rocks the Keynote Stage at BWELA 2011

I’ve been excited to see Amber Naslund on the keynote stage since we first found out she’d be speaking. Last year, I saw her and Jay Baer speak about concepts in their book, The Now Revolution. Her keynote at BlogWorld LA 2011 had one very strong message that we all need to remember: We are … [Read more]

Strategy that Creates Community

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If anyone knows a thing or two about community, it’s Liz Strauss. I got the opportunity to attend her track keynote at BlogWorld LA 2011; here are some take-away key points from her talk: “A leader is someone who wants to build something they can’t build alone.” We all believe we have to build things … [Read more]

Live Painting & Auction to Benefit United Way LA #Art4Charity

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As you may well know, we’ve got a great Cause Track this year at BlogWorld, and what I’m announcing here, is a way-cool addition to those with an appreciation for charity and beautiful art. Natasha Wescoat has graciously offered to do a livepainting session in our New Media Lounge on Saturday, Nov 5th from 1230p-330p … [Read more]

Leah Segedie Says BlogWorld Raises Her Game

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Session: Lifestyle Makeover Roundtable Speaker: Leah Segedie Leah Segedie will be speaking with some amazing bloggers about “Finding the Right Fit” – which addresses their experiences working with brands and how to stand out in your own space. Leah says she really likes conferences, but especially loves BlogWorld because she learns a lot, and always … [Read more]

The Recipe for a Successful Blogging Business: How to Minimize Your Liability

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… by Nellie Akalp You’ve logged long hours behind the glare of your laptop display, battled writer’s block valiantly, and tried your best not to get rattled by the occasional negative comment or flame war. Along the way, you’ve produced some great content and have joined the growing ranks of more than 175 million blogs … [Read more]

Marcus Sheridan: The Story of Inbound Marketing

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Session: 7 Blogging Ideas That Will Brand Your Business and Make You the Voice of Your Industry Speaker: Marcus Sheridan At BlogWorld LA, Marcus Sheridan will not only show 7 powerful ways by which businesses will gain huge SEO and Branding visits through content, but he’ll also take the audience to the ‘next level’ of … [Read more]