Introducing FLBlogCon's Forum 14


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Join us for FLBlogCon's next BIG EVENT for bloggers and social media pros. Saturday, January 11, 2014 at East End market in Orlando, FL.

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Introducing FLBlogCon's Forum 14

  1. 1. FLBlogCon’s Next Big Event for Bloggers & Social Media Pros
  2. 2. January 11, 2014! Agenda: 3:30 - 4:00: Check in 4:00 - 4:30: State of the Blog Address 4:30 - 5:00: Self-Hosting Your Blog made Easy 5:00 - 5:30: Create and Edit Movies Using Tips From the Pros 5:30 - 6:00: Make Money from Your Blog 6:00 - 7:00: Mix & Mingle in the Market
  3. 3. Keynote! State of the Blog Address ! As one of our most popular presenters from #CFLBlogCon12 and #FLBlogCon13, Justice is back by popular demand in this must-see-and-hear address! • • • Hear about the current state of the blogosphere ! Identify future trends in technology! See how these will influence you and your blogging and social media endeavors! What better way to kick off the New Year than by analyzing your blog and the state of blogging in general? ! This is exactly what famed social marketer and über blogger Justice Mitchell will do in FLBlogCon FORUM’s first annual “State of the Blog Address.”
  4. 4. How-To! Self-Hosting Made Easy! Boost Your Credibility and Your Professionalism Owning and blogging on your own domain is a critical first step in establishing and building an audience of readers and PR professionals. But navigating the tech “know-how” on the back-end can be intimidating. ! Orlando Water Hole’s Ben Reed will walk you painlessly through the steps to finding, purchasing and hosting your blog on its own domain, selecting a theme and must-use plugins to get you started. • • • Identify the steps to move your blog to being selfhosted ! Discover themes that are user and mobile-friendly! Find must-have plug-ins that will keep readers coming back to your site !
  5. 5. How-To! Go Hollywood! ! Make and Edit Movies Using Tips from the Pros FLBlogCon‘s Bess Auer will create a movie and edit a movie “on the spot” allowing you to see how easy it can be. Using moviemaking and editing tips learned with her time at FloridaSwimNetwork, Bess will also give editing tips that the pros use to keep the movie high-interest and to give it viral potential. ! Many bloggers shy away from this important aspect of communication, and brands love bloggers that shoot video! Don’t miss out! • • • Discover inexpensive camera and recording devices! See an actual video being edited with cuts, music, and captions! Learn tips to create a viral video that captivates the viewer!
  6. 6. How-To! Make Money from Your Blog!! Using Affiliates, Ad Networks, and Media Kits Katy Widrick of Growing Bolder and FitBlog Chats will revisit her session from this year’s FLBlogCon, sharing best practices to create a media kit and why you need one. She will also reveal different ways to monetize your blog, ranging from affiliate links, banner ads, sponsored posts, and more. ! Learn from one of the best in the business and walk away equipped to put Katy’s tips into action. • • • See the most popular ways you can monetize your blog! Learn what brands are looking for when working with new bloggers! Understand how a well-put-together media kit can lead to working with bigger brands!
  7. 7. Networking! Mix & Mingle in the Market! Make new friends, grow your network, and increase your tribe! What better way to find new readers and connections in the blog and social media world than by spending time with them in the trendy yet inviting atmosphere of the brand new East End Market? 3201 Corrine Dr, Orlando, Florida 32803
  8. 8. Awards! Sunshine Blog Awards! Honoring the Best Blogs of the Year! FLBlogCon is searching for the very best blogs in the Sunshine State! With 20 categories ranging from Best Travel Blog to Best Use of Instagram, we’re excited to honor the winners! ! ! November: Nominations are open. ! December: Voting is open. ! January: Winners are announced at the FORUM 2014.
  9. 9. Register! Register Now: Early Bird: $25 ! Regular: $35 Seating is limited, so hurry! Go to for more info and to register today.