Page Views Aren’t The Whole Picture

Everytime I answer a PR request or fill out a form to apply for a brand campaign, I’m asked what are my monthly blog page views. {chirp, chirp, chirp} Wait. What? That’s it?? Not my views on YouTube? My Facebook insights for at least one of my Facebook Pages? My number of Twitter followers. Whether I have a weekly live show? […]

Conference Swag

While this post applies to a variety of conferences, it focuses on the BlogHer Conference. Often known as “SwagHer”, BlogHer can have an amazing frenzy for giveaways and free stuff, and the free stuff can be rather impressive. However, it is important not to be ‘Swagreedy’. While I previously posted about maximizing Brand/Blogger connections, as well as […]

Brands, Bloggers and Conferences

The SheCon Conference was the reason for my first trip to Miami, and the Shelbourne South Beach Hotel was the home base during my brief stay.  I say brief because within 24 hours of my arrival, I was booking my departure. While I met some amazing bloggers and brands, the overall impact of my trip […]