Are you interested in taking your blog to the next level? If you’re in Los Angeles you should join me at the 4th Annual Lifestyle Blogger Conference taking place on March 27 – 29th. This is an opportunity to learn how to make a living out of your passion for writing using your blog as a kickoff to a successful business. It’s not just about being creative it’s about being a smart creative writer who has a plan that will generate money so that they are able to do what the love. Rather it’s talking about the latest jewelry line, how to plan the perfect wedding, decorating made easy or (like me) trying to take my geekiness to the next level with my blog incorporating my diverse interests in fashion, shopping, bargains, dating, travel, natural hair and getting fit. I’m like a lot of people .. a bit of a jigsaw puzzle that when you first open the box it’s a confusing mess but as you slowly piece it together you’ll see the design in all it’s beauty .. well in my case quirkiness!
I’m VERY blessed to have the opportunity to attend the conference courtesy of #LALLBLOG1
The Fourth Annual National Lifestyle Bloggers Conference & Bloggers Junket (#LALLBLOG14) is a two-day, one-track conference focused on business development and growth for bloggers that are focused on “Going Big, or Going Home!”
Conference Highlights Include:
- Invitation to the Opening Night kick-off Reception
- Three Keynotes
- Two sponsored lunches
- Snacks + Drinks
- Behind the scenes tour of the LA Mart
- Blogger Junket (One-on-one blogger meetings with brand reps)
- SWAG Bag (Valued at $100+)
- Opportunity to win hourly prizes
- Seven workshops/panels, including:
* Networking for Bloggers in the Social Media Age (Panel)
Expert speakers will provide you with key tools, tips, and must do’s to help you grow your blogging network and avoid burning your bridges
Speakers include: @district2ptco @cassiebetts @moxxe @michelleemails @lyssacurran
* Legal 101 for Bloggers
Rosa Elena Sahugun, one of LA’s leading lawyers, will provide #lallblog14 attendees with do’s and don’t’s in contract law.
She will also discuss libel, slander and defamation and how to keep your blogging business on course.
* How to create a Digital Strategy to Promote and Grow your Blog/Online Business (Panel)
The Digital Strategy panel has the expertise of former FIDM instructor and international marketing professional John Urquiza.
Joining John Urquiza on the Digital Strategy panel will be @mayhemstudios @vickyayala
This #powerhouse panel will make you think outside of your blog and create a Digital Strategy that is well rounded.
* Not Just a Blogger – Showcasing bloggers that have used their blog as a spring board to further grow their career (panel)
This panel of bloggers made a career outside of their blog, and will share tools and tips for other bloggers to follow in their footsteps.
@MarieDenee (The Curvy Fashionista) @norah_s and @marianthefoodie will teach attendees how to utilize their blog for career growth.
* Maximizing SEO for your Blog/Online Business (workshop)
Learn world-class SEO knowledge from recent keynote from Engage Mexico and founder of Target Latino, Claudia Havi Goffan.
Claudia has created a presentation with SEO strategies that are done by leading Fortune 500 brands that bloggers can use to grow their online presence.
* Tax Do’s and Don’t for Bloggers (workshop)
The Tax For Bloggers workshop to help us all get our blogging business on course.
A leading Los Angeles “Enrolled Agent,” which is NOT the same as a regular tax pro, will help you navigate tax law to help you grow your business
* The Ethics of Blogging (panel)
This is our “signature panel.”
Panelists include @mamavation founder @bookieboo, journalist turned blogger@teresagarza, entertainment and lifestyle PR agency founder and radio personality @VesperPR, and Founder and executive director of @DIYgirls and MIT grad, @LuzRivas.
* and much, much, more!!