Today was full of great information! It’s sometimes difficult to tell how much you’re going to learn at blog conferences. Some of them are mainly social opportunities, some are learning camps and some have both!
Blogher Food definitely is both so far.
I assume most of you don’t have blogs, is that right OR random of me?
Anyways, I took notes to share from this morning’s session in case you were into the whole blogging thing…
Twitter surprisingly wasn’t that great as a source of traffic! I still think it’s the most fun
Kalyn shared her
5 4 Golden Rules of Social Media:
1. Promote Others Generously
2. Reciprocate when others share your stuff. Reciprocating reinforces their desire to share.
3. Use social media to give compliments.
4. When people mention you on social media – respond!
Someone on the panel also said a big “no-no” is posting something more than once to promote and saying, “In case you missed it…
look at my post that you ignored and I don’t know why so I’m making this desperate attempt to make you look at it again.”
They also said you should make sure that it’s easy for people to share or link to your posts.
The entire session in a nutshell was: PINTEREST ROCKS!
Tina was raving about the cookie she grabbed for dessert so I had to get one too. I said this wasn’t really a cookie since it was so thick, but it was delicious.
From there I headed to How Cookbook Photography Differs from Blog Photography. I was live blogging this event as a volunteer so I have a ton of notes. Let me know if you’d be interested (but I’m not going to do it right now because I’m pressed for time).
I took a little field trip with Tina and Kath this afternoon too
We visited the Five Bamboo office and
got lost took the scenic route
Now I’m trying to rest for a few minutes before tonight’s events! I got slammed with fatigue around 5pm today and I can’t shake it. This happens most days between 3-5pm. I know it’s somewhat normal, but I literally feel like I can sleep when that happens – is that normal?
I probably won’t be blogging again tonight – my favorite little peep has an open room with unlimited wine and champagne!!! Wine girl wasted.