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Trout Lake Farm

As a proud sponsor of FitBloggin’ 13, Nutrilite is inviting 30 FitBloggin’ attendees to visit its picturesque 700-acre Trout Lake Farm in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Trout Lake Farm is the largest certified organic herb farm in North America. Its fields are irrigated by the nearby, glacier-fed White Salmon River, and feature breathtaking panoramic views of the Cascades. The farm has … [Read more...]

Welcome NOW Foods!

NOW Foods

NOW Foods, a family-owned company and leader in the natural products industry, is excited to be a first-time sponsor of Fitbloggin’ 13! For 45 years NOW has been empowering people to lead healthier lives by providing the natural product industry’s most extensive line of dietary supplements, natural and organic foods, sports nutrition, and personal care products. Outstanding quality and value have … [Read more...]

Session Overview: When You Have a Lot to Lose

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Everyone who has struggled with trying to lose weight knows that it's a frustrating, bumpy process. For those who have over 100 pounds to lose, it can seem like a never-ending cycle that others can't relate to. In this session moderated by Emily Sandford of Skinny Emmie, we'll have an open discussion about what it is like to start, try, and succeed at losing over 100 pounds. We are all in this … [Read more...]

Ignite Fitness Speakers (Round 1)

Thank you to everyone who applied to speak and to everyone who voted. Today we announce half of the speakers for the Ignite Fitness keynote event at Fitbloggin. These first speakers have been selected by you, the Fitbloggin community, with a weighted vote that closed last night. The Little Dinosaur That Could - Danielle Hastings (@thetrexrunner) How to become a Fit Twit in 6 months! - … [Read more...]

Workshop Overview: How to Improve Your Blog Through SEO

Attend this hands-on workshop as a follow up to last year's SEO presentation by Brandi Koskie. Once again Brandi, the director of publishing for DietsInReview.com, will share with you small, easy and best of all free ways to improve the visibility of and traffic to your site. Each attendee will be able to ask questions and you'll see some of the steps Brandi uses to promote and rank hundreds of … [Read more...]

Session Overview: Photography for Blogging: Tech, Art, and Heart

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While people can spend a lifetime mastering photography, creating better photos for your blog can be easy, fun, and fulfilling. The first step is getting a basic understanding of the technical aspects of photography, such as aperture, shutter speed and ISO. With these mechanics in mind, we can consider some general rules about lighting, composition and artistic effects that go into crafting a … [Read more...]

Over 30 FitBloggin’13 Assistantships Available!

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Thanks to all our generous sponsors, we are again able to make even more volunteer-style positions available this year! We do things a little differently than some conferences. These aren't traditional "volunteer" positions or your run-of-the-mill "scholarships." FitBloggin' will now be accepting applications for assistantships to help bloggers who are unable to attend the conference for … [Read more...]

Session Overview – Google Analytics: Moving Beyond Pageviews

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Are you writing content that encourages reader engagement? Is your time spent creating a social media presence actually driving leads to your blog? Does your site design encourage repeat visits or cause your readers to bounce off after a single post? Lord Kelvin said, "If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it." In this session, we'll take an in-depth look at how to "measure it" using … [Read more...]