July is almost over, but that doesn’t stop the festivities. Our friends across the country are doing great things with their brands and communities. From Atlanta to Houston to California, we’re sharing events that will advance your careers and social lives. You’ll also find the latest in good reads, content creation services, and more.
We hope you’ll enjoy our content. Here’s our monthly roundup for July 2017.
Real Good (reads, music & more)
I Am Here Now: A Creative Mindfulness Guide & Journal is a mindfulness book created by The Mindfulness Project. It’s filled with creative activities that encourage readers to be more curious, journal easily and be conscious of everyday life. Users also have access to guided meditation by Tara Brach through the self-titled website, www.iamherenow.com. If you’re looking for a more balanced, peaceful life, this book is great for beginners or those who need a refresher. Visit their website for Sample Pages and to learn more information about The Mindfulness Project.
If you’re a Black blogger in the Houston area, HAAB has a treat for you. Check it out below.
Join us this year at the Houston African-American Bloggers Association’s 2017 Blog Bootcamp where we are discussing CREATING INFLUENCE THROUGH CONTENT. We will explore the convergence of content, influence, and engagement through blogging, branding and building online communities. http://houstonafr
Shift Con needs you!
Are you free in Atlanta this weekend? Visit TCF Expo, presented by Marie Denee of The Curvy Fashionista.
The best news that we can receive at Blogalicious HQ is that our community members are hosting their own events. And, an event series that makes us beyond happy (and chic!) is TCFStyle Expo. Hosted by Marie Denee, The Curvy Fashionista, this is the third annual, ground-breaking and celebratory shopping event and experience that celebrates the plus size community and fashion industry.
For two days, July 28-29, 750+ plus size fashion lovers, designers, boutique owners, brand representatives, influencers and media will come to shop, explore trends, enjoy speakers and experience The Curvy Fashionista IRL and get exclusive access to the plus size brands, designers, and influencers who have been featured on the site and in southern style capital Atlanta.Are you in?
Register here and enter code BLOGALICIOUS for an exclusive 20% off your ticket!
Community Love – #TribeUp
Blogalicious needs you! We’re looking for fun, driven individuals to help us handle social media for this year’s conference. If you’ve ever been an Ambassador, you can imagine how this goes. However, we’ve got tons of information for you here, should you have any questions.
Remember last year’s keynote speaker Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Mag? He recently launched a cool new service for content creators like us that we’re excited to share. Check our Your Sizzle Video and find out how you can repurpose your blog posts into shareable video content. Congrats Ramon!!! #ContentIsLife https://yoursizzlevideo.com/
We have a quick opportunity for you! A Ph.D. student we know is doing important research for her dissertation about influencers as opinion leaders on health. Her study involves taking a survey, which should take no more than 15 minutes. You can take the survey here: https://gmuchss.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_etcKSRjcUPe1Czb. Your answers will be confidential and you can be entered into a $200 gift card raffle for participating in the survey.
For any Qs, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In case you missed Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta, we’ve got the recap of the century for you. Our influencers were on fire watching this show and it showed in their tweets, shares, and blog posts. Here’s the rundown!
Ariel Williams is the digital content manager and part-time social media support at Blogalicious.com. She also runs SlayCulture.com. Send your pitches and questions to email@example.com.