Are you a blogger?

red button "blog"Are you a blogger? Do you like to read blogs? If so, get excited: the first ever NRV Bloggers Convention is in the making!

Creative brain: Alice de Sturler, true crime blogger and owner of Defrosting Cold Cases

Partner: Lisa Bleakley, the ‎Executive Director of Tourism at Montgomery County/Christiansburg/Blacksburg, VA

Are you a local blogger interested in networking in the NRV? Would you like to guest blog but don’t know who the local bloggers are? Do you want to start a blog but you are not sure what to do first?

Are you a small company thinking about adding a blog to your website and you can use a hand? Do you design themes?

Would you like to learn some basic coding? Are you interested in vlogs and pod casts? Thinking about self-hosting or buying a domain name?

Worried about the limits of free speech? Interested in copyright, ownership, and intellectual property? Do you know what to do when someone takes your blog content and places it on their own blog?

Lisa and I are looking for bloggers (established and beginners), companies, and organizations to get this convention of the ground. For planning purposed, we are thinking about the fall of 2014 after the beginning of the new college/school year.

Blogging conventions take place all over the USA but none are here in the New River Valley of Virginia. That is not because there is a lack of interest or know-how. The NRV is full of local talent and knowledge. Let’s share and create a blogging community here in our NRV!

If you are interested in attending, speaking, lecturing, hosting workshops, or sponsoring, leave a comment below or contact me.

Comments

  1. I would be interested in attending this event.

  2. Hi Karen, thanks for stopping by to comment. I have many reactions by email and some on Twitter. This month, Lisa and I will be planning this further and as soon as we have a framework, I will post that here on my blog.

    Cheers!

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