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You’ve heard about it.

Maybe you’ve even been to one.

Maybe you’ve heard people say things like:

Saturday was one of the most wonderful and mentally exhausting days I have ever had. The information that I was shared was amazing, but the passion these ladies spoke with was just down right moving. There was no “fluff,” everything was straight to the point.

– BBC Charlotte Attendee

Its 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.

Dates & Details

Dates: October 12th, 2013, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis – Park Place, 1500 Park Place Blvd Minneapolis, Minnesota

Session topics include:

  • Social Media- Tips, Tricks and Tools
  • Work/Life “Balance”
  • SEO {AKA: How to Make Google Love You.}
  • Working with Brands, Sponsored Opportunities and the Business of Blogging {break out}
  • Writers Workshop {breakout}
  • And More…

Get Connected on Twitter via Hashtag #BloggyBootCamp

Interested in getting connected with our 2013 attendees? Then be sure to use the hashtag, #BloggyBootCamp, and follow @BloggyBootCamp on Twitter.

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Speakers are being added regularly, so be sure to check back!

Cheryl Sousan {@TidyMom}

Cheryl SousanOnline since 2002, this St. Louis wife and mom has been navigating the world wide web and its changes as they pertain to blogging and social media. Since the inception of TidyMom in 2009, she has worked as a Brand Ambassador for companies such as Bush’s Beans, Whirlpool, ConAgra, Horizon Dairy, Arm & Hammer, Green Mountain Coffee, Rug Doctor and more. Cheryl has built her brand and online persona, TidyMom, as a self-proclaimed neat freak, who chronicles her journey through homemaking to millions of readers each month on her lifestyle, food, and home blog while managing a camera in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other.

Danielle Herzog {@MartinisandMini}

Danielle Herzog headshotDanielle is the blogger behind Martinis and Minivans, a blog for anyone who has ever needed a martini after driving a minivan around all day. Or for anyone who has just ever needed a martini. A New Yorker now living the Midwest life as a somewhat sarcastic writer, mother and wife, Danielle has been a freelance writer for over seven years and blogging for two. Her work has been featured on The Huffington Post, AOL.com, What to Expect.com, Nickelodeon’s NickMom, and various other national and local publications and sites. Additionally, she writes a weekly parenting blog post and an occasionally helpful parenting advice column called “The Sassy Housewife” for Momaha that’s also featured every Thursday in the Living section of The Omaha World Herald. If it’s part of her life, she’ll write about it, except if it is about her mother, she promised her she wouldn’t do that.

Danielle Smith {@DanielleSmithTV}

Danielle SmithOnce 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.

Heather King: @HeatheroftheEO

Heather King is the author of The Extraordinary Ordinary and an editor for Story Bleed Magazine. She’s also a contributor at She Posts, Owning Pink and A Deeper Family. Heather has been featured on Fox 9 Twin Cities and in Redbook Magazine and Minnesota Parenting Magazine. She was also named one of Babble’s top 50 Twitter Moms and has been a BlogHer Voice of the Year and a BlogLuxe Award winner. Heather lives in Minnesota with her husband, two boys, one girl and a dog who hates the family’s three backyard chickens. She drives her minivan with pride and has finally learned to let the house be as messy as it needs to be (very, very messy) in order for her to spend loads of time with her family and words.

Jamie Dorobek: @TheCraftBlog

Jamie DorobekJamie Dorobek is a DIY enthusiast, lover of fried okra, wife, social media junkie and soon to be new mama! She started C.R.A.F.T., a nifty little acronym for Creating Really Awesome Free Things, in February of 2010. Two years later, she quit her high school special education teaching position to pursue C.R.A.F.T. full time. Jamie has taught DIY classes at Home Depot and IKEA and has worked with brands such as 3M, Martha Stewart Crafts, Scotch Tape, and Jo-Ann’s. When she is not crafting up something really awesome, Jamie spends her time traveling with the husband, mountain biking, and enjoying the music scene in Austin, TX!

Vikki Reich: @UpPoppedaFox

Vikki ReichVikki is the writer behind Up Popped a Fox and is the managing editor at VillageQ. She also co-directs Listen To Your Mother Twin Cities. Vikki’s writing has been featured on the Huffington Post, Lesbian Family, Aiming Low and Grace the Spot. She lives in Minneapolis with her partner and their two children.

Tiffany Romero: @TiffanyRom, Chief Evangelist, Massive Sway

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 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 cheering her son on at baseball games.

Francesca Banducci: @FranBanducci, COO, Massive Sway

Francesca BanducciFrancesca is a mom to three little children, ages 7, 5 and 2. 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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