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April 2010 Archive

Paying It Forward

Image Credit: The Research Goddess

Jonesie, Ny and I are firm believers in putting out into the universe what we hope to receive. And, we like to conduct business that way. This includes “paying it forward” by lifting up others in recognition of those who lifted us up. Do I sound sappy enough yet? I say all of this, because it’s the truth!

We were contacted awhile back by the wonderful Research Goddess, Amybeth Hale, who was writing a story about “media professionals to watch,” and we were honored and humbled to learn that Elisa Camhort-Page of BlogHer had given our names as women to be featured in the story. {I especially love how she came up with the idea in the first place.}

You can link to the original story on Mashable here and the expanded story on the Research Goddess’ site here, but that’s not the point of me posting. What I really wanted to do is acknowledge the importance of paying it forward to those around you. In this day and age, when so much of social media is clouded with negative publicity and pitting various groups against each other, it is so heartwarming to know that, at the core of the medium, community and relationships remain the driving force. So thanks (again) to Elisa and Amybeth!

Who would you lift up to pay it forward?

We’re going to Social Media Success Summit 2010

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Blogalicious DC – Women in Social Media: Creating Your Digital Footprint

Due to the overwhelming success of the February Blogalicious, D.C. meet-up, Blogalicious is hosting another event for new and beginning bloggers and women in social media entitled Women in Social Media: Creating Your Digital Footprint.  The purpose of the event is to bring together a multicultural community of women who are interested in building their digital footprint online and getting strategies on how to create an online identity.

Blogalicious D.C. meet up is scheduled for April 27, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. at the Washington, DC Economic Partnership located at 1495 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004. To RSVP please click HERE.

Terri Holley and Michele McGraw will be speaking at the event and Ananda Leeke will be the moderator.

Terri Holley is CEO and principal of Creative Blog Solutions. Terri is also a contributor to Women Grow Business, recently recognized by Forbes magazine as one the best marketing and social media blogs written by women.  She is the host of the Social Media Voices Project, a podcast that spotlights the leadership techniques of nationally recognized authors, speakers, social media strategists, and interactive marketers.

Michele McGraw is CEO of Mom Geek Media and creator of ScrapsofMyGeekLife.com, offering daily commentary, advice, reviews and shared experiences of how her real life and the digital domain connect. Michele previously served as a Director of Internet Services and board member of Mothers & More providing online support for a national website, forum and e-mail support groups. She is currently serving as an Ambassador for the Mom Bloggers Clubto provide support and information for Mom Bloggers. Michele also works as Community Manager and Director of Social Media for a new start-up company, FormerFatChick.com. Follow Michele on Twitter at http://twitter.com/scrappinmichele.

Anande Leekeis a lawyer turned innerpreneur, author, artist, DC Social Media Examiner for Examiner.comand yoga teacher. Since 2009, Leeke has been teaching online yoga classes for computer users on Stickam.com and MomTV.She also taught yoga at social media conferences such as Blogalicious, She’s Geeky DC, and Latinos in Social Media. She spoke about the way authors use social media to build their audience and market books at the Capital Bookfest.

Event Agenda

5:30 – 6:00 Networking

6:00 – 6:45 Panel Discussion

6:45 – 7:00 Q & A

Blogalicious @ BlogHer – I’m in a Bloggy State of Mind

The excitement about Blogalicious has been building ever since last October when Blogalicious Weekend 2009 was over. Folks have been buying tickets, exchanging numbers, booking hotel rooms, finding roommates and just looking forward to seeing each other again. We’re all pretty psyched about Miami and all the fabulousness that South Beach will add to the conference.

But, if you can’t wait until Miami to re-connect with all your friends IRL, then you MUST join us at BlogHer in New York City this summer. Blogalicious, in conjunction with BlogHer, is hosting one of BlogHer’s official community parties during the conference and it’s going.to.be.pretty.awesome!

When you think about a song that epitomizes New York City, don’t you just think of “New York State of Mind” by Billy Joel and Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ rendition of “Empire State of Mind”? Big lights, city streets, cocktails and we can now add….Blogalicious ladies.

We invite you to join us for a night of dancing, cocktails and just plain ole fun as we revel in a “Bloggy State of Mind.”

If you’re already registered for BlogHer (either a Full Conference pass, Saturday-only pass or a Party pass) please RSVP to reserve your spot on the guest list for this party. The list is open to any registered BlogHer attendee and we can’t wait to hang out with you. Please RSVP here.

We hope to see you in August and can’t wait for the BlogHer party of the year. If you’d like to sport some blog bling, here are your badges.

I'm going!

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I'm going!

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90 Days!

Early Bird Registration for Blogalicious 2010 closes in less than 90 days! Don’t wait until the last minute to register; the conference will sell out and you definitely want to be there.

Register Today!

Questions? Email: info@blogaliciousweekend.com or check our out FAQs on the conference website.

90 Days!

Early Bird Registration for Blogalicious 2010 closes in less than 90 days! Don’t wait until the last minute to register; the conference will sell out and you definitely want to be there.

Questions? Email: info@blogaliciousweekend.com or check our out FAQs on the conference website.
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