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September 1, 2010: The Art and Science of Scaling Social Media & More!


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Blogging and Podcasting Sitting in a Tree: Optimizing a WordPress Site for Your Podcast (Digital Broadcasting Track)


First comes your love of podcasting, then comes it’s marriage to blogging. But getting them to kiss and play nice can be a complicated. With all the ID3 tags, iTunes formatting, RSS feeds and XML code involved to ensure a properly delivered podcast, setting up a website for distributing media can be challenging. A few awesome plugins and some basic design knowledge can eliminate that challenge. This session offers precisely the counseling and support you need to gain the necessary skills to configure a WordPress blog for podcasting. Presented by: Angelo Mandato, host of Plugins, The WordPress Plugins Podcast; Brian Yuhnke, host of the Higher Ed Technology podcast, TechHEds.

The Art and Science of Scaling Social Media
(Social Media Business Summit)


Bringing together earned social media and paid media, when done correctly, can generate a perfect storm of credibility and reach – in many ways, the Holy Grail of the socialweb. Earned media is incredibly expensive to generate, and it’s difficult to get it to a mass audience, regardless of how credible it is. Paid media reaches tons of eyeballs, but does it really win hearts and minds? SMG has worked with clients on a number of very successful programs to marry the two using social ad platforms like Twitter, Digg, Outbrain and others. Results include average click-through rates of over .8% and as high as 4.11% and re-ignition of conversations around important issues. While we can’t completely open the kimono on this innovative new approach, I’ll share high-level insights and intelligence about how some of the most socially innovative organizations in the world have cracked a new form of public dialogue – at scale.

See more of the BlogWorld 2010 Conference Schedule!

Featured Sponsor

GigaOm presents “Mobilize 2010
September 30, 2010 / Mission Bay Conference Center,
San Francisco, CA

The Future of the Mobile Web

The conjunction of mobile computing and cloud-based services will unleash a new wave of product and market growth. Mobilize 2010 will bring together the thought leaders and practitioners of the mobile web ecosystems for discussions, demonstrations and debate. See the full list of speakers here.

Mobilize has sold out each year, so friends of BlogWorldExpo purchase your ticket now and save $100!

The Latest Blog & Social Media News on the BlogWorld Blog & Around the Net!

Why Facebook May Not Be King Forever

Right now, Facebook is king when it comes to social networking sites. But here are six reasons it may not be king forever! Including security issues, black marks on their record, and problems that can’t seem to be fixed.
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Love Your Blog? I Suggest Not

Guest blogger Dave Taylor says he’d like to suggest that instead of falling in love with your blog and sinking into an inability to tear your gaze away from that beautiful person in the mirror, why not think about how you can love your reader instead?
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Becoming a Destination in the Growing Travelsphere

Travelblogging didn’t start yesterday. Expats and wanderers have been chronicling their travels online for at least a decade – Lonely Planet and BootsNAll have provided online spaces for travel stories and advice for longer. What is new is the rise of travelbloggers as a recognizable entity and community.
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The Secret About Secret Posts

When you make the promise that you’re going to post a secret, deliver. If you don’t make good on your promise, I’m going to wrinkle my nose and click the back button. Next time, I probably won’t believe you …
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The Independent: The internet comes of age: Meet the tweeny bloggers

They are the Generation Net, whose toddler years have spawned countless mummy blogs, whether they liked it or not. Now, they’re getting their own back. Children as young as three are turning to blogging to tell their side of the story.
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The Blog Herald: Politicians Paying Bloggers For Positive Press?

It looks like blog readers may have to deal with a new scandal, one that could damage the reputation of conservative political bloggers.
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Discount Prices Expire September 16th

Whether you can only fly in for a day, or you’re here all week, BlogWorld & New Media Expo offers several conference packages to help you maximize your time in Las Vegas. Registering early for the best discounts!

You can get a Full Access Pass for almost 25% off the $1195 regular price by registering before September 16th!

See all DISCOUNT PRICES and details here.

Follow BlogWorld on Twitter and Facebook!

Don’t forget to use #BWE10 as our official Twitter hashtag and bookmark this link to stay up-to-date on all the conversations; discounts, event highlights, private parties, session details, and meet your fellow attendees! Follow @blogworld or #bwe10 on Twitter to see the latest conversations.
And don’t forget to join our Facebook page for even more info and conversations!

Featured Sponsor

Type-A Mom Conference will provide bloggers and companies with a chance to network, learn and take it to the next level. The conference will feature some of the most influential, admired and insightful mom and dad bloggers talking about topics like building your blog business and turning your passion for blogging into a real paycheck. New this year is the Dad Track, a full day of sessions about the Dadosphere.

48 hours ONLY,  get 30% off your conference pass with code BLOGWORLD. Get the deal now!

Become an Exhibitor or Sponsor:

Meet your next customers by becoming an exhibitor and sponsor at BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010, taking place October 14th-16th at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.

BlogWorld & New Media Expo attendees have a reach that extends to almost 180 million people each month with online content and social networking – therefore your reach will also extend far beyond the floor. But to grab a sponsor spot, or exhibit space, you need to act now.

Social Media Business Summit

The Social Media Business Summit is the world’s largest social media business conference! If you are a marketing professional or business owner, don’t miss the exclusive Social Media Business Summit conference presented by BlogWorld & New Media Expo.  A world class opportunity to understand how to leverage Social and New Media to supercharge your company’s online presence and social community engagement, marketing campaigns and initiatives and even enterprise-wide communication with the latest online tools! Each year, this comprehensive 3-day conference features more leading Social Media experts than any other event. It’s a one-stop, cost-effective way to jump-start your online marketing strategy and hit the ground running with business growth for the new year! (Don’t forget to Register before September 16th and get nearly 25% Off your Full Access pass which includes access to the exclusive Social Media Business Summit conference tracks! GO HERE for DISCOUNT PRICING and online registration.)

More Social Media Business Summit Information

Book your BlogWorld Stay With Big Savings
before the rooms are sold out!

BlogWorld & New Media Expo offers more Education, Networking and Business Opportunities in one place than any other single event, and we’ve negotiated some of the lowest hotel room rates ever with our partner hotels to make this a cost-saving trip too! Book your room at a discount before they’re gone and get the super low $109/nt rate right on-site at our new upscale event venue, the beautiful Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center … including WiFi internet at NO CHARGE in your room!

GO HERE for all discount hotel prices and online booking.

One economical trip. One weekend. One BIG show you can’t afford to miss!

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