Making Money From Your Blog: Should You? Could You? How?

Monetizing a blog is confusing stuff! Ad networks, Google, affiliates, direct sales CPM, CPC what does it all mean?! How do fellow fitness bloggers monetize? And should we be? We'll be exploring these questions and more in the "Making Money From Your Blog: Should You? Could You? How?" panel Panelists include: Esther Brady Crawford Ted Rubin Emi Hofmeister Brett Blumenthal … [Read more...]

Getting Noticed: How to Pitch to Traditional Media!

Go on... admit it. You've seen bloggers mentioned on the news or in the paper and wondered... How'd they do that? How'd they get traditional media to pay attention to them? Well here's your chance to ask a panel of experts about Getting Noticed! What do reporters/editors look for when they are trying to find story ideas? How is it different for TV than for print? How can do you stand … [Read more...]

Thriv to Supply FitBloggin’ Shirts!

FitBloggin' is more then happy to announce the official FitBloggin'10 shirt will be a custom printed Thriv performance Tee! YAY! Thriv shirts aren't your typical athletic wear. They are composed of bamboo for performance and luxury, organic cotton for additional sustainability, and elastane for stretch and support. I received my sample the other day and fell in love. It's soft, comfy and … [Read more...]

Using Social Media to Reach Goals: The Power of an Online Community

From seeking help on the Weight Watcher message boards to asking for running support on twitter, social media has played a HUGE role in helping me achieve my fitness goals. That's why it was important to me to arrange a panel of experts about this specific topic. How can social media be used to help people reach goal? What role does the individuals blogs serve? How much can we achieve through … [Read more...]

Get your GRUVE on at FitBloggin’10

FitBloggin' is so excited to welcome Gruve as a sponsor. The Gruve™ is a personalized, wearable device that precisely tracks your daily calorie burn whether you are walking, playing with the kids or taking the stairs. Reach your Gruve generated activity goal for the day and the Halo light bar will glow green when pressed. Sit for too long and Gruve will remind you to move with a friendly … [Read more...]

We Have Stickers People.

With all the planning and organizing going on these last few weeks (OMG we are down to weeks!) one thing got us real excited here in the FitBloggin' camp. The official FitBloggin' sticker has arrived. Ok, ok, so only Roni was really the only one that excited but seriously... how cool is THAT?! Note: As you can tell from my other stickers I'm a runner who loves Wordpress and Firefox. :) … [Read more...]

Can’t Make it to FitBloggin’10? Run with us Virtually!

Donna from Family Fitness Files has come up with an AWESOME idea! Let me quote her. . . “Hey, just because I can’t be there doesn’t mean that I can’t do a 5K.” So that’s what I’m going to do. And all of you fellow non-attendees are invited to join me. On March 20, I will be hopping on my treadmill and doing 3.1 miles. I don’t care so much about the time, although I’d like to finish in less … [Read more...]