Bloggy Boot Camp Chicago 2011

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Bloggy Boot Camp Social Media Conference for Women Chicago, IL

You’ve heard all about Bloggy Boot Camp and now we are coming to Chicago in 2011!

Join us August 20th, 2011 for a day of education, networking and FUN.

Limited to 125 attendees, Bloggy Boot Camp is known for its inclusive, intimate environment. Seating is assigned and rotates throughout the event, so you meet fellow bloggers in an easy, natural way while learning from the best and the brightest in blogging and social media.

Bloggy Boot Camp Blogging and Social Media Conference for women Chicago IL

The Details:

When: August 20, 2011, 9 AM to 5 PM
Where: Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel {$99/night!}

Your ticket includes lunch and education and cocktail reception.

During the conference, we will be discussing all things social media, from SEO to writing, to working with brands, and more. Attendees include new bloggers to social media mavens.

Everyone is welcome.

Tickets are sold out! 

Speakers

Renée Deming Bloggy Boot Camp Speaker 2011 Chicago ILRenée Deming is a graphic designer, wife to an extremely supportive husband, and mother of two amazing little men just outside of Detroit, Michigan. Since 2002, her web design company, Studio Bold, has focused on working with small businesses who want understand that bold, unique and fun design is part of what makes them successful. Renée’s blog, Bold Mom, is about design and thinking from a Mom-preneur’s perspective. On her blog, Renée shares things that inspire her as a designer, energize her as a small business-owner, and encourage her as a parent. You can find Renée on Twitter @StudioBold.

 Amy Bradley Hole Bloggy Boot Camp Speaker 2011 Chicago ILAmy Bradley-Hole wants every woman to be able to put her best foot forward. To that end, she quit her career doing marketing and branding for large corporations and small businesses in order to help teach those skills to bloggers and online entrepreneurs. You can find her talking business at Be Better, talking about life on her personal blog Freaky Perfect, and talking smack on Twitter as @amybhole. When not focused on working with clients and reinventing herself, Amy stays busy trying to perfect a smoky eye, chronicling her travels and driving her kids crazy.

Kim Moldofsky Bloggy Boot Camp Speaker 2011 Chicago ILKim Moldofsky is an insightful writer who adds value to the online momspace and the brands that focus on that community’s needs. Blogging at Hormone-Colored Days since 2005, Kim muses on parenting, education, marketing to moms and whatever else strikes her fancy. She is also the founder of Mom Impact, a firm that connects brands and bloggers for conversations, events and reviews. In May 2011, she launched Reluctant Renovator, where she writes about turning her 1950s Cape Cod into a modern home. Kim has spoken on working with brands at Blissdom, Blogalicious, and Type-A Parent. Find her on Twitter @KimMoldofsky.

Wendy Piersall Bloggy Boot Camp Speaker 2011 Chicago ILWendy Piersall has been an entrepreneur for most of her professional career and has more than 15 years of marketing experience under her belt. She has been blogging professionally for 5 years and currently runs the Woo! Jr. Kids Activities Blog Network, attracting over 300,000 monthly visitors. She has written for Entrepreneur.com and has been featured on the Today Show as an advocate for women and moms in business. Her first book, Mom Blogging for Dummies, is being released in the summer of 2011. You can find her on Twitter @eMom.

Danielle Smith Bloggy Boot Camp Speaker 2011 Chicago ILOnce upon a time, Danielle was an award-winning television news anchor. Today, Danielle has turned the page on her Traditional Media tale, and now balances her blog, Extraordinary Mommy, with hosting and producing Bliss TV, creating Vlogging Tips for people looking to jump on camera, and traveling around the country to speak on a wide variety of topics ranging from video and vlogging to blogger/brand relationships, the use of social media, and the benefits of cause marketing. Connect with Danielle on Twitter @DanielleSmithTV.

Cynthia Wheeler Bloggy Boot Camp Speaker 2011 Chicago ILWith two design degrees, and an unhealthy obsession with all things Adobe, Cynthia started her one stop shop for everything from blog design to custom illustration and logo creation 3 years ago. Over 100 blog designs later, and many late night dates with her Macbook Pro, NW Designs has become her full time job. As if that wasn’t enough, she also adds wife and mom of two to her list. You can find her chronicling the entire journey at her personal blog Nap Warden.com and on Twitter @napwarden.

LaQuishe Wright Bloggy Boot Camp Speaker 2011 Chicago ILLaQuishe Wright’s (aka “Q”) life changed the day that Channing Tatum found her blog and asked if she could act as his official site. Four years, three movie premieres, hundreds of thousands of followers, millions of page views, and a lot of hard work later, her hobby has morphed from a pipe dream into an amazing, thriving business. Social Media may have helped Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Nicholas Sparks and many others find her site, but more importantly, blogging ultimately helped Q find herself. Q’s story will impart a few simple life lessons that will empower everyone to follow their dreams, no matter how crazy or far-fetched they may be! You can find Q on Twitter @qfromctu.

Hostesses:

Tiffany RomeroTiffany Romero is a mom, wife, business owner, and entrepreneur who began blogging in March 2008. Tiffany is an active social media personality, with her own blog, The R Family Diaries, and a social media consulting company, Maven Girl Media. In 2009, Tiffany took her passion for connecting women online one step further and created Bloggy Boot Camp, one day conferences for women in social media. Her sold-out tour of boot campsgarnered attention from The NY Times, The Huffington Post and ABC News. When not on-line, Tiffany keeps busy running a private summer camp with her husband in Los Angeles and working as the Vice President for the Western Association of Independent Camps. Connect with her on Twitter @TiffanyRom.

Francesca BanducciFrancesca Banducci is a mom to three children, ages 5, 3 and a just a few months old. Since starting her personal blog, Francesca has received multiple awards, including recognition by Nielsen Online as one of the Top 50 Power Moms. Her interest in marketing prompted her to earn her MBA in the field and launch her own consulting company, Social Girl Media. In 2010, Francesca joined Tiffany as a partner on both SITS and Bloggy Boot Camp. Prior to joining the on-line world, Francesca studied Viticulture & Enology at UC Davis, worked at various wineries in both California and Italy, and was employed for many years at the biotech company, Genentech. You can find Francesca on Twitter @SITSGirls.

Bloggy Boot Camp Boston 2011

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Bloggy Boot Camp Blogging and Social Media Conference for Women Boston MA

Join us May 7, 2011 for a day of blogging and social media education, networking, and FUN!

Limited to 125 attendees, Bloggy Boot Camp is known for its inclusive, intimate environment. Seating is assigned and rotates throughout the event – you meet fellow bloggers in an easy, natural way while learning from the best and the brightest in social media.

The Conference Details:

When: May 7, 2011, 9 AM to 5 PM
Where: Seaport Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts

Your ticket includes lunch and education. If you are in town on Friday night, be sure to join us for a cocktail reception from 7:30 to 9:30 pm.

During the conference, we will be discussing all things social media, from blogging to Twitter to branding and more. But the best part? Meeting fabulous women who “get” what we do. Attendees include new bloggers to social media mavens. Everyone is welcome.

Tickets are sold out! 

 

Speakers:

Amanda from Dumb Mom Speaker at Bloggy Boot Camp Boston 2011Amanda, aka Dumb Mom, is the mom behind the popular humor blog, parenting BY dummies. Outsmarted by her three Dudes daily as she attempts to navigate motherhood, childhood, and everything in between, Dumb Mom enjoys sharing her stories of failure and success with her readers in a humorous, heartfelt, and honest way. She may not be the sharpest tool in the shed, but she is definitely the best dressed (an advantage completely lost by being inside of a shed) as she prides herself on being a handbag role model for the masses. When not blogging or taking photos, you can find Amanda on her blog and on Twitter @thenagainphoto. Parenting BY dummies: so DUMB, it’s Funny!

Amy Bradley Hole speaker at Bloggy Boot Camp 2011 Boston MAAmy Bradley-Hole wants every woman to be able to put her best foot forward. To that end, she quit her career doing marketing and branding for large corporations and small businesses in order to help teach those skills to bloggers and online entrepreneurs. She’s in the process of launching a new website for her consulting business and a revamped personal blog, but in the meantime, you can find her at The Bee Dot and on Twitter @amybhole. When not focused on working with clients and reinventing herself, Amy stays busy trying to perfect a smoky eye, chronicling her travels and driving her kids crazy.

Charlene DeLoach Oliver speaker at Bloggy Boot Camp 2011 Boston MACharlene DeLoach Oliver is an attorney, certified Aerobics Instructor (AFAA), seven-time marathon runner, and former collegiate and masters synchronized swimmer, living in Metrowest Massachusetts with her young son, husband and two (teeny-tiny) toy poodles. She tweets as @CharChronicles, and, in addition to the Charlene Chronicles website, manages the Charlene Chronicles Facebook Page. She has been blogging since 2008 under various blog titles, but settled with Charlene Chronicles in 2010. In her spare time, she spends her days making sure her teeny-tiny poodles don’t get stepped on.

Lindsey Garrett speaker at Bloggy Boot Camp 2011 Boston MALindsey Garrett sees the world through a lens. Whether it’s her glasses or a 50mm lens, her world views are definitely as unique as her purple streaked hair. Lindsey is a photographer and a mother trying to find the balance with a camera in one hand spatula in the other. In addition to her own blog, the modchik, Lindsey writes a weekly photography column for OC Weekly called PhotoSpeak. Lindsey is one of seven local photographers featured on OC Daily Photo Blog and is also one of SITS photographers for Bloggy Boot Camp. You can follow Lindsey on Twitter @modchik.

Mommy Niri Speaker at Bloggy Boot Camp 2011 Boston MANiri traded the rat race in Engineering for her rug rats and returned to her passion for writing at MommyNiri.com after she became a mom. She’s coupled her work in blogging to further several charitable projects and events, such as putting an end teacher-funded classrooms, supporting Rwanda Path2Peace and Heart 4 Haiti, building playgrounds with Kaboom, hosting events to support Autism, and working on the End Child Hunger campaign. In December 2010, she launched a Mommy Niri Cares holiday drive to provide items to children born into poverty. That spawned a newly launched site MommyNiriCares.com, which focuses on using social media for social good. Chat with Mommy Niri on Twitter @mommyniri.

Katja Presnal Speaker at Bloggy Boot Camp 2011 Boston MAKatja Presnal is the founder and owner of the Skimbaco® lifestyle brand and blog network, the primary blog being Skimbaco Lifestyle. She is also a Home channel editor for AETN TV Network’s Lifetime Moms and an Addy Award social media strategist winner, having created campaigns and social media strategy for brands such as ConAgra, Hershey, Colgate and Abbott. After finishing her work as a Community Director for Collective Bias and helping to build their Social Fabric Community, she is now using her corporate experience to grow her own brand, Skimbaco®. Katja has received international and national press including mentions in The New York Times, Forbes, Today Show, Glamour, and Woman’s Day. Chat with Katja on Twitter @KatjaPresnal.

Carol Schiller Speaker at Bloggy Boot Camp 2011 Boston MACarol Schiller is a copywriter, Internet marketer and the Social Media Director at Cozi.com. Before getting hooked on the world of online marketing, Carol spent over 10 years marketing and licensing branded fashion for companies including Kenneth Cole, Ralph Lauren Footwear, and Anne Klein. You can find Carol on Twitter @Cozifamily and @CarolSchiller, as well as on her blog. A mom of 3 who is originally from the East Coast, Carol now lives in a suburb of Seattle. Her husband has absolutely no idea what the fuss is about the Internet, but is more than happy to eat the food she blogs about.

Sarah Visbeek Speaker at Bloggy Boot Camp 2011 Boston MA

Sarah Visbeek believes that sometime after having children, she may very well have lost her mind. Aside from a shameless addiction to Coke Zero, sarcasm, bad reality television, and TJMaxx (or Marshalls, she’s not picky), Sarah is a full-time working mother of three sassy boyz. Her blog, In the Trenches of Mommyhood, chronicles her guilt-laden working-motherhood journey. The good, the bad…and the boogers. You can find Sarah on Twitter @sarahviz.

Erica Voll Speaker at Bloggy Boot Camp 2011 Boston MAErica Voll is a published writer who began her career in television promotions and advertising. Today, she owns her own consulting firm, and works with organizations and brands to develop and implement marketing strategies, write content for web and print media, and develop social media marketing plans. Erica is also a freelance features writer who thinks “One day I will write a book…” but is not sure if she thinks that way because she should think it, or because she believes it. Erica is the co-founder of Girls’ Lunch Out, blogs at Mommy’s Fabulous, and tweets at @mommysfabulous.

Hostesses:

Tiffany RomeroTiffany Romero is a mom, wife, business owner, and entrepreneur who began blogging in March 2008. She is an active social media personality, with her own blog, The R Family Diaries, and a social media consulting company, Maven Girl Media. In 2009, Tiffany took her passion for connecting women online one step further and created Bloggy Boot Camp, one day conferences for women in social media. Her sold-out tour of boot camps garnered attention from The NY Times, The Huffington Post and ABC News. When not on-line, Tiffany keeps busy running a private summer camp with her husband in Los Angeles and working as the Vice President for the Western Association of Independent Camps. Connect with her on Twitter @TiffanyRom.

Francesca BanducciFrancesca Banducci is a mom to three children, ages 5, 3 and a just a few months old. Since starting her personal blog, Francesca has received multiple awards, including recognition by Nielsen Online as one of the Top 50 Power Moms. Her interest in marketing prompted her to earn her MBA in the field and launch her own consulting company, Social Girl Media. In 2010, Francesca joined Tiffany as a partner on both SITS and Bloggy Boot Camp. Prior to joining the on-line world, Francesca studied Viticulture & Enology at UC Davis, worked at various wineries in both California and Italy, and was employed for many years at the biotech company, Genentech. You can find Francesca on Twitter @SITSGirls.

Bloggy Boot Camp Denver 2011

We love us some Denver! What a great day together.

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Bloggy Boot Camp is coming to Denver, and you’re all invited!

Join us September 17th, 2011 for a day of education, networking and FUN.

Limited to 125 attendees, Bloggy Boot Camp is known for its inclusive, intimate environment.  Seating is assigned and rotates throughout the event, so you meet fellow bloggers in an easy, natural way while learning from the best and the brightest in blogging and social media.

Bloggy Boot Camp Denver, CO 2011 blogging and social media conference for women

The Details:

When:

September 17th, 9 AM to 5 PM, with a cocktail party to follow from 5:30-7:30.

Where:

Hyatt Regency, Denver Convention Center
{$149/night special room rate.  Booking instructions to be provided after purchase.}

Your ticket includes lunch and education and admission to the cocktail reception.

How to Get Connected:

Interested in getting connected with our Denver attendees prior to the event? Then be sure to use the hashtag, #BBCDEN, on Twitter.

bloggy boot camp 2011 Denver, CO

Speakers:

Jessica Burns at Bloggy Boot CampJessica Bern is the creator/producer of the web series Bernthis.com about a neurotic woman’s journey through her weekly visits to her therapist’s office and has been a humor blogger/writer for many years. Jessica was a stand up comic, performing on such networks as FOX, NBC, VH-1 and A&E. In 2009, she was voted one of the top ten humor bloggers by the Bloggers Choice Awards. Her vlogs have been syndicated by BlogHer and she hosted the pilot episode of the new series called, thestateofthemom.com, a unique video magazine for the modern mom. Be entertained by Jessica on Twitter @bernthis.

Kat from Mama's Losin' It at Bloggy Boot CampKathy Bouska, aka Mama Kat, is a mom to three kids and the blogger behind, Mama’s Losin’ It. She was inspired to begin blogging back in 2007, not only because of her life-long love for writing, but also as a way to stay connected to her work experience as an English teacher. Kathy is particularly savvy at integrating humor and heart into her posts, as evidenced by her wildly successful Writer’s Workshop. In order to participate in this weekly meme, bloggers select a topic from a series of writing prompts, create a post, and then link to Kathy’s site in order to increase their own web traffic. When not working on her blog or on Twitter @mamakatslosinit, Kathy keeps busy as the owner of a daycare business and as an Account Manager for the BlogFrog.

Fiona Bryan of Bantering Blonde at Bloggy Boot CampFiona Bryan blogs about social media and all things “banter-worthy” at Banteringblonde.com. As a freelance writer, speaker and Online Media Consultant specializing in Fine Arts and Education, in Denver, Colorado, Fiona has had the opportunity to bridge her experience in marketing and PR with her passion for all things social media. Her work with brands such as Macy’s, SkincareRX.com, BornFit, American Camp Association, and Unilever exemplifies how brands and bloggers can work together for mutual benefit. This spring, Fiona merged her business experience with her background in the arts to join the team at New England Music Camp Association as the Director of Marketing and Public Relations. Find Fiona on Twitter @banteringblonde.

Amy Bradley Hole at Bloggy Boot CampAmy Bradley-Hole wants every woman to be able to put her best foot forward. To that end, she quit her career doing marketing and branding for large corporations and small businesses in order to help teach those skills to bloggers and online entrepreneurs. You can find her talking business at Be Better Branding, talking about life on her personal blog Freaky Perfect, and talking smack on Twitter as @amybhole. When not focused on working with clients and reinventing herself, Amy stays busy trying to perfect a smoky eye, chronicling her travels and driving her kids crazy.

Aimee Giese Greeble Monkey at Bloggy Boot CampAimee Giese is a graphic designer, web developer and photographer based right here in Denver. She recently sold her half of the multimedia development business she co-founded 10 years ago and is now out on her own at Giese Media. During her tenure at Klein Buendel, the company was ranked #50 of all top woman-owned businesses in Colorado. In 2005, she started her personal blog, Greeblemonkey, which has become a popular parenting site that covers kids, photography, music and travel. Aimee also writes for the Denver Post’s Mile High Mamas, as well as Cool Mom Tech. You can find her on Twitter @greeblemonkey.

Jillian Tohber at Bloggy Boot CampIn 2009, Jillian Tohber Leslie left a ten-year career as a Hollywood TV and film writer to join her husband in starting Catch My Party, a website to share party ideas, tips, and photos. A writer her whole life, Jillian knows first-hand what it’s like to battle with, run from, and ultimately befriend the “creative process.” While no longer writing movies, Jillian feels even more creative in her life as she blogs daily, charts the path of her burgeoning site, and is an active participant in the social media movement. Jillian lives in Santa Monica, CA. She received her BA and MBA from Stanford University. You can find Jillian on Twitter @catchmyparty.

Barb Likos of BeTween Talk at Bloggy Boot CampBarb Likos is the founder of Chaotic Communications, which is the parent company of two top ranking online communities. A former elementary school teacher with a Master of Arts in Education, Barb combined her specialty of working with kids along with her strong social networking skills to create BeTweenTalk.com, a top ranking and unique online community that provides a safe environment for the 8-13 year old crowd, in 2007. She writes a lifestyle blog focusing on travel and mom related topics at MomOffTrack.com and tweets @chaotic_barb.

Danielle Liss at Bloggy Boot CampDanielle Liss is a lawyer in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her practice focuses on corporate and construction litigation. She has extensive experience in handling breach of contract claims. Danielle began blogging in 2004 to keep herself occupied during law school and never stopped. Danielle’s blog is Kittenagogo.com and you can find her on Twitter @danielleliss. She is also the Influence Broker & Campaign Architect for FitFluential.

Jennifer Margolin at Bloggy Boot CampFashion stylist & creative consultant, Jennifer Margolin specializes in wardrobe refinement & management and trend forecasting. Since opening her first copy of Vogue back in elementary school, Jennifer’s passion to find new trends and designers – and her self-proclaimed addiction to shoes – has only grown. Jennifer opened and managed a high-end luxury goods boutique in San Francisco before starting her own event planning company, bringing her own flair to every event she designs. Jennifer is the founder and creator of Red Sole Diary, a website offering the latest fashion news and styling tips. You can find her on Twitter @redsolediary.

Hostesses:

Tiffany Romero SITS Girls and Bloggy Boot Camp Founder Tiffany is a mom, wife, business owner, and entrepreneur who began blogging in March 2008.  Tiffany is an active social media personality, with her own website, Tiffany Romero.com, and a social media consulting company, Launched Productions LLC.  In 2009, Tiffany reaffirmed her passion for connecting women online by creating Bloggy Boot Camp, one day conferences for women in social media. Since that time, the sold out conference tour has garnered attention from The NY Times, The Huffington Post and ABC News. When not on-line, Tiffany keeps busy running a private summer camp with her husband in Los Angeles and working as the Vice President for the Western Association of Independent Camps. Connect with Tiffany on Twitter @TiffanyRom.

Francesca Banducci of SITS and Bloggy Boot CampFrancesca is a mom to three children, ages 5, 3 and a one year old.  Since starting her personal blog, Francesca has received multiple awards, including recognition by Nielsen Online as one of the Top 50 Power Moms. Her interest in marketing prompted her to earn her MBA in the field and launch her own consulting company, Social Girl Media.  In 2010, Francesca joined Tiffany as a partner on both SITS and Bloggy Boot Camp.  Prior to joining the on-line world, Francesca studied Viticulture & Enology at UC Davis, worked at various wineries in both California and Italy, and was employed for many years at the biotech company, Genentech. You can find Francesca on Twitter @SITSGirls.