I’m at boot camp for the weekend. Bloggy Boot Camp that is. It’s an amazing social media conference that’s being held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Normally a one day conference, #BBCChicago is a special, two-day event that’s focused on the business of blogging. Yes, blogging is a absolutely a business. Especially for the almost 150 women (and a few men) sitting in a conference room with me. We heard some of the best marketing and PR people around share their experiences working with brands and bloggers (good and bad). I walked away from the day with 20+ pages of notes and TONS of practical information that, just by sitting in the room and absorbing the information, made me feel smarter about my blogging.
Here are just a few of the highlights: