You already know my experiences at SOBCon08 - at least those I could get down in a reasonable amount of time. But aren't you curious what others have been saying about it? Well, I've done my best to compile all the posts I could find about the event. While extensive, this is likely not a complete … Read more about SOBCon08: What Did Everyone Else Think?
Most of us at SOBCon08 are bloggers, right? So you had to know that we blogged the event. Now I say we collectively as I was too busy jotting notes to live blog and too engrossed in conversation to blog at the event. So what about the evenings...well, if I was getting to bed before 2am, perhaps. … Read more about SOBCon08: Recap – Live Blogging and Reports From The Event
SOBCon08 - Biz School for Bloggersâ€¦ A report, part 2 Amazing that it took a whole blog post to cover the first day of SOBCon08, but it did. Friday was great. The boat ride stellar. And the conversation even better. Seeing Lorelle first thing Saturday morning started the day off right. Got a … Read more about SOBCon08: Is Your Blog Serving Your Business?
SOBCon08 - Biz School for Bloggers... A report, part 1 Liz and Terry sure nailed it this year. Not only in concept but in execution. Their goal - create an event where business owners and bloggers come together to learn from each other - both about social media and about running a business. In my … Read more about Boat Rides, Indian Food and Great Conversation at SOBCon08
Are you coming to SOBCon08? I've been set on coming ever since I left Chicago last May. The event in 2007 was great. Lots of great people. Lots of great information. And, of course, lots of of great conversation. But what would I expect from an event that was partially the brainchild of Liz … Read more about A Business School for Bloggers
Why? Why not? I've been thinking about this a lot since David Armano talked about it at SOBCon last year. His basic point was that "blogging is a commodity. Anyone can do it. We are human beings with passions and interests that come out in our blogsâ€”not the other way around. Stop calling … Read more about Do You Call Yourself A Blogger?
If you use WordPress you likely know who Lorelle VanFossen is. If you don't know who she is yet, don't worry...you will soon. Lorelle VanFossen, of course, writes Lorelle on WordPress (RSS) - one of the best resources for anything relating to WordPress. Need a plugin? Lorelle's likely written about … Read more about Lorelle VanFossen Has Made Every Blogging Mistake
I've always loved the feeling that a good string of words can incite. Whether a quote from a speech, a line in a book or a poem, I can easily be moved into a deeply contemplative space. So it's no surprise that I love song lyrics. Don't get my wrong, I love the music behind the lyrics. But if I … Read more about Songs That Make My Heart Sing
There I was sitting at SOBCon07 over the weekend enjoying the speakers and the conversations they started. Soaking in all kinds of great ideas for taking my blog the conversation (and my business) to the next level. Then, out of nowhere he said it...what's been on my mind since I began writing … Read more about Business Blogging Advice: You're Not a Blogger
I had an amazing weekend at SOBCon07 in Chicago over the weekend. My write up will come next. But first, I want to send out some link love and a whole bunch of huge, bear hugs to every person who was there. Each of you inspired me to be a better blogger personal publisher, and a better person. I'm … Read more about Link Lovin' & Huge Huggin' To All My New Friends From SOBCon
SOBCon07 is only one week away. Who's coming? Are you? The Idea Dude started a neat little idea (I guess that's why he's called The Idea Dude). He asked, What's you SOBCon oneliner? Liz followed up with hers. Now it's our turn. Me first... … Read more about Whatâ€™s your SOBCon oneliner?
Staying with the Phil Gerbyshak theme... Last year Phil asked for your help to reach 200 blogs with links back to him. He made it, having 231 blogs linking back to him by the first of the year. And, he met 30 new bloggers. Apparently, Ben Yoskovitz has challenged Phil to 'go big or go home.' So … Read more about Make It Great