Live Blog: How Much Blogging is Too Much?

As bloggers we write about our lives, weight loss, families, fitness and everything in between! Some share EVERYTHING, others not so much. Where do you fall in? In real life, we keep weigh-ins, diet slip-ups, family drama and your cat’s bowel movements to our close inner circle, but blogging has blurred the lines of what is acceptable to share. Let’s chat about reality blogging and how … [Read more...]

Live Blog: When You Have a Lot to Lose

When You Have a Lot to Lose is hosted, presented by Tara Martin of A Life Changing Journey and Meegan Dowe of RedStar5, is a discussion about the process of fitness and weight loss when you have a lot to lose. Tara: Before we start, I’m gonna tell you, I am freaking out. If you don’t know us, this is my wife Meegan Dowe .  I’m Tara, my twitter is tidbits_of_tara and my Blog is A Life Changing … [Read more...]

Live Blog: Attracting Local Media & Finding Success as a Freelance Writer

From writing for print magazines and partnering with brands as spokesperson and brand advocate, Carla Birnberg, aka MizFitOnline (@mizfitonline), shares her tips and experiences and answers questions from the audience about attracting local media and finding success as a freelance writer. Carla is an award winning writer, community builder, personal trainer, and bodybuilding competitor. A blogger … [Read more...]

Live Blog: REFUEL with Chocolate Milk

Got chocolate milk? The official REFUEL Beverage of FitBloggin’12 – Lowfat Chocolate Milk – and the REFUEL | “got chocolate milk?” campaign presented a session "Refuel with Chocolate Milk" with a focus on optimizing post-workout recovery. Presenter Nancy Clark is an internationally known nutritionist and author based in Boston. Nancy stressed she is a huge fan of chocolate milk! Presenter … [Read more...]

Live Blog: Growing the Good Economy Together with Sara Hopson

This session was presented by Sara Hopson of Daily Feats. Sara - Hi Guys.  We can talk way more since the group is small.  This is Shannon and she is going to help us today.  I’ll do a quick introduction.  I’m Sara Hopson I’m a marketing and social media professional for Daily Feats.  I’m passionate about health and technology’s ability to help you back to health. We’re here to talk about … [Read more...]

Live blog: Transition from Blog to Book

In Transition from Blog to Book, bestselling health author Liz Neporent shares the secrets of writing a winning non-fiction book proposal, including how to avoid common rookie mistakes and how to create a pitch package that sells. Liz has published 15 books, with 5 on the best seller list. Liz started writing in magazines and newspapers, and has since published in Shape, Fitness, NY Times, … [Read more...]

LiveBlog: Growing an Online Community Through Twitter with Amy Lupold Bair

Amy Lupold Bair, blogger, social media marketer, and mom, is the founder of Resourceful Mommy Media. In 2008, Amy burst onto the social media scene inventing the Twitter Party – a hashtagged social event with panelists and a conversational theme catering to the needs of clients and communities. Today she's discussing how to grow an online community through Twitter. “I tweet incessantly,” … [Read more...]

LIVE BLOG: 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 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 editor’s attention. SUSAN: Hello and … [Read more...]