How Very Pinteresting! A Pinterest Guide for the Beginner and Advanced User

This session was captured by Melissa of Melissa Running It. Melissa is is a mid-life mother runner that's all about chasing down progress, not perfection. Steph Calvert is the work-at-home mom, graphic and web designer and illustrator behind Hearts and Laserbeams. She's been blogging since 2002 and is also a graphic & web designer, artist, and pinner with close to 5,000 followers. … [Read more...]

LiveBlog: Federal Guidelines and Other Blogging Legalities

This post was written by Natalie Taggart, Holistic Health Coach and author of Whole Plate Wellness. Natalie helps her clients reduce stress, increase energy, and find their purpose through a healthy lifestyle. At Whole Plate Wellness she blogs about how to find the health strategies that work for you so you can live your ideal life! This group discussion was led by Brandi Koske, respected … [Read more...]

Session Overview: HTML, CSS and Other Code Bloggers Should Know (or at Least be Familiar With)

Do your eyes cross when you open the code-view of your blog? Don’t worry...We can help! If you want to be able to make minor updates to your blog’s HTML and/or CSS but have no idea where to start, this presentation is for you. This presentation is for bloggers who have no prior knowledge of HTML and/or CSS. If looking at the code behind your blog makes your head spin, let me help you learn how to … [Read more...]

Small Discussion Overview: Use Your Words to Change Your Life

Join Alexandra for Use Your Words to Change Your Life, where you will: Gain insights into your self-talk, and how your thoughts (even the unconscious ones) affect your emotions, health and well-being Choose new words to replace habitual, unhelpful ones Create a written list of phrases to help you create new habits Learn the ABC Model developed by Aaron Beck so you can gain insights into … [Read more...]

Put Your Finger on (re)Branding

Writing is like a fingerprint. No two bloggers have the exact same life story, online community, or writing style. Your blog’s design should reflect your unique viewpoint, but how do you create a visual representation of that? Join graphic designer Steph Calvert of Hearts and Laserbeams for a discussion on what branding is and isn’t. We’ll look at successful branding and why it works. Gain … [Read more...]

Welcome Back Chocolate Milk!

BUILT WITH CHOCOLATE MILK is thrilled to be a part of FitBloggin’ again this year! Stop by our booth for chocolate milk samples and to learn more about the 20+ studies that support the benefits of recovering with the high-quality protein and nutrients in chocolate milk after a tough workout. Check out what we have going on! Trivia, prizes & chocolate milk at our booth A session with … [Read more...]

Small Group Discussion Overview: Fitblogger Tough Love

Sue and Steve at the VERY FIRST Fitbloggin’, Baltimore, 2010 The thing that is awesome about the health/fitness/weight loss blogging "tribe" is the unwavering support, compassion, and empathy/sympathy for the trials and tribulations of living healthy in this fast paced, instant gratification, supersized world. We have walked in each other’s shoes, stared down many of the same demons, eaten so … [Read more...]