Session Overview: The Business of Blogging

In the world of social media, there are lots of people who will try and “blow smoke up your ass” especially when it comes to making money. And there is really no way of knowing who’s telling you the truth UNLESS you’ve been working with PR for a while. So let’s face it, fitness/health blogging is a newer niche and with new niches comes new challenges. We’ve seen mom bloggers make money for years … [Read more...]

Session Overview: Growing an Online Community Through Twitter

#runchat is a twice a month chat on Twitter. It was started June 2010 as a way for runners of all levels to connect with each other, to share tips, to get advice and, quite simply, to have fun. Join David Hylton (@runningbecause) and Scott Miles (@irunnerblog), co-moderators of #runchat, to discuss growing and building an online community through Twitter, as well as other social media … [Read more...]

Stickers Have Arrived!

Always a sign the conference is nearing... Notice the look of fear on my face! 135 Days left! Do you have your ticket yet? FitBloggin'12 stickers provided by Bumper Stickers … [Read more...]

Welcome McCormick!

FitBloggin’ is excited to announce our newest and most flavorful sponsor of the 2012 conference, McCormick & Company! McCormick spices and herbs power up meals with bold flavors like cinnamon, ginger, black pepper and oregano. Regularly adding these to your go-to fare is an easy, delicious step that can have a powerful impact – from boosting the antioxidant value of a meal to supporting … [Read more...]

Session Overview: Turn Your Post into an Article

Sometimes blog posts are so good, so inspired, that they want to grow into other forms. Susan Ito, blogger, editor, writer and writing teacher, will guide a hands-on workshop (bring your favorite blog post!) and show you how to determine if that blog post is destined for greatness as a magazine article or a personal essay, and then how to shape and polish it into a piece that will catch an … [Read more...]