Dallas 2012

blogging and social media conferences for women dallas tx

Dallas. Oh what a time!

If you joined us for fabulous education, networking, and sponsored events in the lonestar state, then please share your experience with us. We’d love to read your recap on your blog.

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One Day Blogging and Social Media Conference in Dallas, TX!

Date: September 15, 2012
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm {Cocktail party to follow at 5:30pm}
Location: Doubletree Campbell Centre, 8250 N. Central Expressway, Dallas
{We’ve got a great room rate of $119/night}

Get Connected on Twitter via Hashtag #BloggyBootCamp

Interested in getting connected with our 2012 attendees? Then be sure to use the hashtag, #BloggyBootCamp, on Twitter. With over 800 women in attendance in 2012, there is always a conversation happening!

Topics for Dallas include:

Business of Blogging: This 2 hour break out will cover everything from contracts to creating media kits to pitching effectively to running successful campaigns and giveaways and wrap up reports. We’ll be talking money and what you need to know to “go pro”.

Using StumbleUpon and Pinterest: These tools are an amazing asset to build your traffic and engage a wider audience. Learn how they work and how to use them effectively.

Going Hyper-Local: This new trend is blogging is growing quickly. Bloggers are not only creating local sites to keep their communities informed, but they are also working as consultants with local small businesses.

SEO: Search Engine Optimization matters. Learn easy and effective techniques to building your sites ranking.

Design: Is your blog putting it’s best foot forward? We break it down- the good, the bad, the ugly and the fabulous. Small changes can have a huge impact.

Writer’s Workshop: A full 2 hour breakout for those interested in crafting excellent content. Nothing like sitting in a room with a bunch of writers who “get it”.

Ebooks- Developing and market an ebook is easier than you might think.

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

Tickets to the Dallas event are $99 and selling quickly. Get yours now!

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Speakers

Kathy Bouska {@mamakatslosinit}

Kat from Mama's Losin' It Speaker at Bloggy Boot Camp 2012Kathy 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, Kathy keeps busy as the owner of a daycare business and as an Account Manager for the BlogFrog.

Ang England {@AngEngland}

Renaissance WomanAngela England is a Renaissance Woman with a mission to empower and educate others in a variety of ways. England is helping others through her growing knowledge of blogging, freelance writing, and social media as well as through her numerous articles and ebooks. She serves as Editor-in-Chief of Blissfully Domestic online women’s magazine, is a Feature Writer at Suite101, and assists companies in spreading the word about their brand. Angela England also offers individual consultations, has written an ebook helping bloggers increase their revenue online. As a homeschooling mother of five she tends to answer the question “How do you get it all done?” with “Lots of Dr. Pepper!” followed by a few tips on time management and organization for those trying to increase their effectiveness.

Holly Homer {@TexasHolly}

texas hollyHolly is a stay at home, partially homeschooling, blogging mom of three boys. She writes June Cleaver Nirvana about her life as a suburban wife and mother. She has become a little obsessed with social media, SEO and saving the world from bad blogging campaigns. Warning: don’t ask her about any of these subjects or she will talk your ear off. Her other projects are She is Dallas – a local website for women, DFW Bloggers – a local website for bloggers, Business 2 Blogger – a matchmaking service for companies and bloggers and Quirky Momma – a kids activities blog. When she isn’t parenting, photographing parenting, or writing about parenting, she sneaks away to the closest casino for a poker tournament.

Elizabeth Jayne Liu {@NoShoppingLiz}

Elizabeth Jayne LiuElizabeth Jayne Liu blogs at Flourish in Progress, which she started on her 30th birthday to chronicle a yearlong shopping ban. Surprisingly, she survived her project, and now attempts a series of small weekly challenges called “Monday Dares.” She fails a lot. Elizabeth lives in Los Angeles with her husband, who she married after dating for eighteen days, and 12-year-old daughter. She is a regular contributor to Felicity Huffman’s site, What the Flicka, and has been featured on Glamour, CBS, The Happiness Project, and SavvySugar. Elizabeth is a Babble Top 100 Mom Blogger, one of the 2011 BlogHer Voices of the Year in Humor and Flourish in Progress is a Google Blogger Blog of Note.

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 Garageband.com. In addition to her work at Sway In Real Life, Allison blogs at bullandchina.org.

Laurie Turk {On Facebook}

laurie turkLaurie Turk is a creative soul who has a passion for embellishing life. She lives in Dallas, is a mom to 3 boys, and considers herself an all around girly-girl. Laurie’s primary focus is to create moments that matter for herself, her man, and her children. And while she refers to herself as the “cruise director” of her family, Laurie is a mom-preneur all her own. In 2006, she launched Executive Homemaker, which has over 600 printables for busy moms and was later re-branded as Tip Junkie Printables. Today, her passion to promote creative women through their fabulous ideas and products can be seen on her phenomenally successful website, Tip Junkie, which features the best tips and tricks from everyday women.

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 Warden.com.

Tiffany Romero {@TiffanyRom}

Tiffany RomeroTiffany 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.

Francesca Banducci {@SITSGirls}

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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