|October 4, 2007|
|BlogHer Bulks Up for '08|
|By Greg Hazley|
|In yet another sign of blogging's growth (and segmentation and marketing potential...), BlogHer, the community for women in blogging, is expanding to eight events in 2008, including a "Reach Out" tour, its annual conference, and a specialized business blogging conference. The "labor of love" started by three bloggers in 2005 decided to take some venture funding over the summer and has built up an advertising network and directory of blogs by women.|
Racepoint Group is helping with PR. Here's what's on tap for '08:
BlogHer ’08 – Reach!
July 18-21, 2007, San Francisco, CA, The Westin St. Francis Hotel
Now in its fourth year, this year’s conference will once again encourage all bloggers, both men and women, to attend the conference, enjoy quality networking opportunities and participate in unique programming focused on the many ways women bloggers are changing the landscape of technology, online media and journalism.
BlogHer Business ’08 – Reach! Your Customers Are Where the Action Is
April 3-4, 2008, New York City, The Affinia Manhattan Hotel
Now in its second year, this conference will once again deliver a focused and common-sense approach to how companies can work with social media to serve their customers. With many companies still seeking to launch or improve their social media strategy, BlogHer Business will offer case studies, workshops and consultative programming to help attending companies take advantage of the best the social media world has to offer.
BlogHer Reach Out Tour
Mid-October, 2008, Six Cities in 2 weeks…stay tuned for the your itinerary!
The BlogHer Reach Out Tour is an entirely new event that will take place over two weeks in October 2008 with scheduled visits to Boston, Washington D.C., Greensboro, Nashville, Atlanta and New Orleans. The BlogHer Reach Out Tour will feature one-day events that will offer sessions to encourage new bloggers to get on board, plus content tailored to each tour city community, its interests and its local bloggers.
Registration for all of BlogHer’s 2008 events will launch in tandem with a new Conference web site on Monday November 26th.
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