We’re headed to a brand new stop for BBC: Charlotte, North Carolina!

You’re Invited to Our Blogging and Social Media Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina!

Date: May 18, 2013
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm {Cocktail party to follow at 5:30pm}
Location: Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel Charlotte – South Park

bloggy boot camp

Bloggy Boot Camp is the conference where the seating is assigned, the enviroment is warm and welcoming and the education is truly top-notch.

The take-aways and support are real.

We promise, you won’t regret it.

A day of learning and networking, honing your blogging skills, and finding ways to work smarter, not harder.

We’ll be discussing it all.

Need more convincing? Google “Bloggy Boot Camp” for lots of authentic feedback.

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Get Connected on Twitter via Hashtag #BloggyBootCamp

Interested in getting connected with our 2013 attendees? Then be sure to use the hashtag, #BloggyBootCamp, on Twitter. With over 800 women in attendance in 2013, there is always a conversation happening!


We’re in the process of adding new speakers, so be sure to check back!

Ashley Abele: @AshleyNAbele

ashley abeleAshley is a mom of 3 young children and a blogger-turned-social media business owner. Her love of social media led to positions with several startup companies, which resulted in her pursuing digital marketing full time. She focuses on strategizing for bloggers and small businesses to help them reach their online potential and subsequent sales potential as cofounder of Other Half Media. When she’s not busy creating blogger outreach programs, email marketing strategies or social media campaigns, reading the latest marketing trend reports, or fixing people’s WordPress Sites, she blogs her life, parenting, and frequent moves at My Front Porch Swing.

Christie Glascoe Crowder: @ChatterboxcGC

Christie Glascoe CrowderChristie is a published author, online journalist, and social media/marketing consultant. Through writing, speaking, and consulting, she helps others discover their true passions and entrepreneurial spirit. The success of her coaching, blogs, online shows, her passion for marketing, and relentless creativity allows her to help businesses and solo-preneurs tell their story through social media.

Robin O’Bryant: @RobinOBryant

Robin O'BryantRobin O’Bryant is an award winning humor columnist and the blogger behind “Robin’s Chicks.” She is the author of the indie bestseller, Ketchup is a Vegetable and Other Lies Moms Tell Themselves. Her work is regularly featured on Huffington Post and NickMom. For the talent portion of this competition she will simultaneously cook dinner while singing the Hokey Pokey with her four-year-old, doing math drills with her eight-year-old, nodding and smiling at her six-year-old while looking lovingly into her husband’s eyes and pretending to listen while outlining her next column in her head.

Shell Roush: @ShellThings

headshot250x250Shell is a former teacher turned work-at-home mom.  She is co-founder of Other Half Media, which takes on blogging and social media projects for companies and bloggers alike. Shell is a former Babble blogger and currently shares social media tips on SITS. BlogHer named Shell one of their 2012 Voices of the Year for parenting.  In her free time(ha!) and when she’s not breaking up wrestling matches or ducking LEGOS courtesy of her three young boys, you can find her on her personal blog, Things I Can’t Say.

Brittany Vanderlinden: @BrittanyVandy

Brittany VanderlindenBrittany is a former investment banker and lifelong theater nut turned blogger and builder who spends her days with her family, her computer and her many tools. She writes Mommy Words from the heart and uses her brain and the hours after bedtime to make it all pretty. After turning to the internet to learn how to do almost everything herself, now she spends her time putting all her DIY
experience online for others. She writes about blog design, crafting, building furniture and yes…a lot of parenting. In 2011, Brittany began running social media campaigns for small business and is now the Social Community Manager for Brica, Inc. Soon she will be launching a small web design business just to make sure she is always busy. Yes, she likes the whole internet thing.

Allison Talamantez: @AZTalamantez

sway groupAllison’s background encompasses traditional media, consumer product goods marketing and online community creation. As the Managing Partner of Sway In Real Life, she works closely with internal company teams to identify and accomplish marketing and sponsorship objectives with a primary focus on ROI. In her past lives at CBS, Clear Channel, Anheuser Busch and BigTent her clients ranged from consumer product goods giants including McDonald’s, Procter &Gamble, Anheuser Busch and Johnson & Johnson to regional favorites and entrepreneurs such as In addition to her work at Sway In Real Life, Allison blogs at

Cynthia Wheeler {@NapWarden}

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

Tiffany Romero: @TiffanyRom

Tiffany RomeroTiffany is a mom, wife, business owner, and entrepreneur who began blogging in March 2008. A few months later, Tiffany founded The SITS Girls, a blogging community that has grown to 40,000 strong. She is an active social media personality, with her own website, Tiffany, 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 cheering her son on at baseball games.

Francesca Banducci: @FranBanducci

Francesca BanducciFrancesca 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 The SITS Girls 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.

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