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Blogging While Brown 2013 - New York City - June 21-22nd

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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
Saturday Day Pass-NO LUNCH INCLUDED   more info $159.00 $4.97
Gold Badge   more info $189.00 $5.72
Platinum Badge   more info $299.00 $8.47
Saturday Day Pass   more info $159.00 $4.97

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Blogging While Brown is an annual conference.  Blogging While brown 2013 will be June 21-22,2013. Since its launch in 2008, Blogging While Brown has grown to become the premier blogging conference dedicated to education, collaboration, and innovation among bloggers of color. The conference brings Black social media experts, speakers, and independent content creators together to expand their influence in social media and technology. The conference offers an opportunity to learn tools and strategies to build engaging and dynamic online platforms, leverage online engagement for offline results, and create sustainable business and activism models. 

June 21, 2013

Friday Schedule


8:30AM - 9:15AM


Registration & Breakfast  

9:15AM - 9:30AM  


Opening Remarks 


9:30AM - 10:20AM

Stop Thinking Like a Blogger and Think Like a Business! 

Lamar Tyler, Tyler New Media & BlackAndMarriedWithKids.com

10:30AM - 11:20AM 


Online Energy, Offline Synergy: How Creating Content Online Can Create Financial Opportunities Offline

Nicole Moore, theHotness.com

Jodie Patterson,  GeorgiaNY.com

11:30AM - 12:30PMLUNCH

12:30PM - 1:20PM 


When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

Trezanay M. Atkins, The Brand Infringement Firm

1:30PM - 2:20PM


Strategic Partnerships from a Brand’s Perspective

Kristin Rolla, General Manager of TV Land Digital 

 Zaldivar-Clark, Vice President of TV Land Communications

Sue  Funke, Audience Development Manager of TV Land



2:30PM - 3:20PM


Blogs and Brands

Charlene Bastien-Dance, National Marketing and Sales Director, Strength of Nature Global

Mary Pryor, Urbansocialista.com

Shante Bacon, Founder and CEO, 135th Street Agency

Tola Lawal, Marketing Manager, BET

3:30PM - 4:00PM


Closing Remarks




4:30 - 5:30


Beginning Blogger Bootcamp Lab (Platinum & Gold Badges) - Schomburg Center

6:00PM - 10:00PM

Colgate-Palmolive Optic White "All White" Party - Aloft Harlem

for Platinum & Gold Badge Holders at  Aloft WXYZ Lounge

Please pack your best accessory, "your smile" and an all-white outfit

June 22, 2013

Saturday Morning Schedule

8:30AM - 9:15AM


Registration/ Breakfast Sponsored By TV Land's THE SOUL MAN (RSVP Required)

9:15AM - 9:30AM

Opening Remarks 

9:30AM - 10:20AM

Opening Keynote

Markus Robinson,  Interactive One

10:30AM - 11:20AM

Beyond Facebook & Twitter: Using Google Plus, Pinterest and Instagram 

Jeneba Jalloh Ghatt, Ghatt Law Group

Nicole A. Taylor, Hot Grease

Blogging for the Love of the Blog

Michele Grant, www.blacknbougie.com

Carolyn Edgar, carolynedgar.com 

Deesha Philyaw, coparenting101.org

11:30AM - 11:50AM


Ten Easy Steps to “Hackproof” Your Wordpress Installation and Backup Your Site

Arsha Jones, BrandBuildSell

10 Ways to Turn Your Blog Writing from Basic to Brilliant

Tamara Jeffries, Tamara Jeffries Editorial

11:50AM - 12:10PM 


Keep it Movin’ : Mobilizing Your Blog and Your Brand

Terrance Gaines, BrothaTech

Cavaughn Noel, Icy Visions

Starting a Business While Working Full-time

Karla Trotman, BellyButtonBoutique.com

12:10PM - 12:30PM


Driving and Texting - Sponsored by AT&T

Cross-border Conundrums: Being An International Black Blogger

Bridget “Bee” Quammie, '83toInfinity



1:30PM - 2:20PM


Diversity: Unpacking the Supply and Demand Side of Diversity 

Elisa Camahort Page, BlogHer

Turning your brand up to 11 with a Podcast

Scott Hanselman, hanselman.com

Luvvie Ajayi, AwesomelyLuvvie.com

2:30PM - 3:20PM


Professional Blogging Opportunities, powered by BlogHer: What you need to know to make the most of your blog.

Susan Getgood, VP of BlogHer Influencer Services

Elisa Camahort Page, Co-Founder of BlogHer

Blogging for Your Organizational Voice

Jessica Neal, NAACP

Nicole Kenney, NAACP

Shamar Bibbins, Green For All

3:30PM - 4:20PM

Crowdfunding your Creative Project: Advice From 3 Rock Star Women On Using Kickstarter 

Evita Robinson, Nomadness TV

Kimberly Bryant, BlackGirlsCode

Janel Martinez, BlackEnterprise.com

Got a Blog? Protect Your Brand in Cyberspace

Patrice Perkins, MyLifestyleZen.com

4:30PM - 5:45PM


Closing Remarks

Closing Keynote Session

Necole Bitchie, NecoleBitchie.com

Alfred Edmond, Black Enterprise

Angel Laws, Concreteloop.com

Claire Siobhan Sulmers, The Fashion Bomb


6:00PM - 9:00PM



9:30PM Fruitvale Movie Screening


AMC Magic Johnson Theater

2309 Frederick Douglas Blvd, NY, NY 10027



Unofficial Brunches - every year Blogging While Brown attendees meet up for brunch. This is an unofficial conference tradition as attendees wait for their flights to leave. 


Check out the highlights from Blogging While Brown 2012. 



Have questions about Blogging While Brown 2013 - New York City - June 21-22nd? Contact Blogging While Brown


Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY 10037

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