Posts tagged "mommy bloggers"

BlogHer in Chicago: The Mommy Bloggers are Coming! The Mommy Bloggers are Coming!

BlogHer in Chicago: The Mommy Bloggers are Coming! The Mommy Bloggers are Coming!
Four years ago, I wrote this post (decide to stick with the same title cause I really liked it the first time around) about my first BlogHer Conference experience in Chicago. Once again, the city is about to be invaded by the internet-loving, swag-seeking, Pinterest Pros otherwise known as mommy bloggers. I've been thinking about how my blogging is different now from what I was doing four years ago when the last BlogHer conference was in Chicago. Four years ago, I mostly wrote a personal blog about my family and I had just started Wee Windy City. For me (and I know many others in similar situations), blogging now is really less about the actual blog and more about the social media platforms used to amplify posts and generate page views and interaction -- and then the other opportunities that those interactions lead to. Similarly, the BlogHer Conference is really less about the actual conference and more about all of the surrounding stuff that goes with it...

The mommy bloggers are coming! The mommy bloggers are coming!

Chicago is about to be overrun with blogging ladies — mommy bloggers, lesbian bloggers, even mommy-lesbian bloggers. Not to mention all of the food bloggers, political bloggers, feminist bloggers, health bloggers, and travel bloggers. Put it this way — the city is about to be invaded by chicks with computers. Over 1500 bloggers and social... Read more »