LiveBlog: Blogging 101 – Breaking into health and fitness blogging

Monica Olivas of  http://runeatrepeat.com/ presented "Blogging 101 - Breaking into health and fitness blogging." Her presentation is here. Click here for the webinar This talk applies to WordPress, tumblr, blogger, etc. Free blogging platforms offer your space  as a subdomain, such as YOUR-NAME.wordpress.com. Check to make sure your domain is available if moving to self hosting. It's also … [Read more...]

Live Blog | Know Your Stats: Mining Your Website Analytics to Improve Your Blog

Do you know how long people are on your site? Can you tell a potential advertiser the percentage of traffic clicks through to the outgoing links you write about? Or, how many people tried to fill out your contact me form and failed? Scott Stawarz of octavity.com, simpleweight.com, and Scott.Stawarz.com answers these questions and more during this session. … [Read more...]

Liveblog/Finding the Humor in It: Growing Your Blog One Laugh at a Time

Does Fit Blogging have to be serious? According to the panel, the answer is a resounding NO! From the satire of Jack Sh*t, the raw honesty of Operation Shrink Charlie’s Big Butt, or the snark of MrsFatass, each participant on this panel has their own way of using humor to share their story. This session will deal with keeping ideas fresh, finding inspiration, and allowing even the most … [Read more...]

Live Blog | SEO for Fitness Bloggers

This session covers some basic (ethical) search engine optimization practices you can implement right away, to help search engines find you when potential readers search on the terms you wish to rank for. But once you start getting all that traffic, the question becomes “What do you do with it?” This session covers that too. Thanks for Matt of NoMeatAthlete.com for a great session. … [Read more...]

Live Blog: Vlogging 101 Break into Video Blogging

Do you know how video can help your blog??  The Sky’s the limit with tips from Jendi Pagano. The statistics are exciting and are waiting for you to leverage them!! -          People communicate 7% by words and 55% by body language. -          People retain 10% of what they read and 20% of they hear and 50% of what they read and hear. -          Video gives a 53% better chance of being … [Read more...]

Live Blog / From Hobbyist to Professional: Taking Blogging To The Next Level

Welcome to the live blog on From Hobbyist to Professional: Taking Blogging to the Next Level. If you hope to take blogging to the next level, then follow along with a panel that can share insight on taking a blog from a hobby to a professional standing. Join Esther (ShePosts), Jen (PriorFatGirl), Josie (Yum Yucky)and Ryan (No More Bacon) to hear their tips on design, blog exposure, engaging … [Read more...]