It’s soon time for #BWEchat again! #BWEchat is BlogWorld’s new weekly Twitter chat that features conference-related topics, Q&A sessions with BlogWorld speakers, and more. You can see the complete upcoming #BWEchat schedule here or read more about Twitter parties here.
Here are the details for this week’s #BWEchat:
What: #BWEchat Twitter Party
When: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 9:00 PM EST/6:00 PST
Where: Twitter! (follow the hashtag #BWEchat)
Who: #BWEchat is hosted by Deb Ng (from @blogworldexpo)with support from other members of the BlogWorld team (@blogworld, @dave_blogworld, @nikki_blogworld, and @allison_boyer) – make sure you’re following everyone so you don’t miss a tweet!
This week’s special guest is Kelby Carr (@typeamom), and we’ll be talking about the pros and cons of receiving brand sponsorship to attend conferences. Some of the specific topics we’ll cover include:
- Why to look for a sponsor (or not)
- What you should offer sponsors in exchange for paying your way
- Whether or not it is a good idea for companies to sponsor bloggers
- Whether or not this is a credible way to attend conferences
- The biggest mistakes bloggers make when looking for sponsors
We’d also love to include your specific questions. If you have a question to ask during #BWEchat (and want to make sure you’re not missed in the flurry of tweets), just leave a comment below and we’ll make sure to address it. Don’t be shy – my mama always told me the only stupid question is one that isn’t asked. Hope to see you all there!