BlogHer

Blogging for Business - BlogHer 2005

Some controversy surrounds the concept of blogging for business; many businesses are either unaware of blogging as a business tool or think there is no value in the time and effort spent in blogging. At the 2005 BlogHer conference, Lisa Meyers Brown of the American Cancer Society, Susan Getgood of Getgood Strategic Marketing, Mary Smaragdis of Sun Microsystems, and Christine Halvorson of Stonyfield Farms discuss the value of blogging to companies of all types and their experience with blogging at these widely diverse companies. [BlogHer 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Legal Tips: What You Can Get Away With - BlogHer 2005

As blogging becomes more mainstream, bloggers need to be aware of the legal implications of their work. What are your rights as a blogger, what can you write about legally and what should you avoid? At BlogHer 2005, moderator Jennifer Collins speaks with Lauren Gelman and Wendy Seltzer about legal issues facing bloggers. [BlogHer Conference audio from IT Conversations]
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Gina Highes and Lynda Keeler - Blog Design

You have started a blog and you're writing great articles, but how do you attract and, more importantly, keep readers? According to Lynda Keeler and Gina Highes, a key aspect of your blog is its design. At BlogHer 2005, they share tips and tricks to take your blog from blah to bang! [BlogHer 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Flame, Blame, Shame - BlogHer 2005

Blogs are conversations, and like all discussions, sometimes the talk gets ugly. This panel discussion brings together mobile technology blogger mobile jones, computer science professor Ellen Spertus and journalist, novelist and blogger Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez with moderator Liza Sabater to discuss flames and how to deal with them. [BlogHer 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Suffragette Journalists - BlogHer 2005

The discussion about whether bloggers are journalists is one that inspires heated opinions. In this conversation from BlogHer, several blogger/journalists discuss the relationship between blogging and so-called traditional journalism. Moderator Lisa Stone asks Anastasia Goodstein, Chris Nolan and Evelyn Rodriguez to share their experiences of the relationship between independent online publishing and traditional media. [BlogHer 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Lisa Williams and Ryanne Hodson - BlogHer 2005

The time is right to explore your own Internet TV or radio station. Get ready to reach out to the world through podcasting and video blogging. Listen to Lisa Williams and Ryanne Hodson discussing "Get Your Word Out: Audio/Video-casting" at the BlogHer 2005 conference. [BlogHer 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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Play by Today's Rules, or Change the Game? - Blog Her 2005

As blogging becomes a more popular and important publishing medium, many bloggers disagree on some fundamental aspects of its very nature. In this discussion from BlogHer, women bloggers question whether they need to compete with male bloggers on the men's terms, or if their goals and needs are fundamentally different. In a discussion that will resonate with any blogger who isn't a household name, Charlene Li and Halley Suitt spark a debate about how women bloggers define and achieve success. [BlogHer 2005 audio from IT Conversations]
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How to Get Naked - BlogHer 2005

Some bloggers bare all on their weblogs. What are the costs and benefits of getting naked before the whole world and how do bloggers balance their responsibilities to their readers and their families? A panel of women bloggers discuss these issues in this Q & A session. [BlogHer Conference audio from IT Conversations]
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