Schedule

The 2013 Minnesota Blogger Conference will be held on Saturday, October 12.

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration Opens/Complimentary Breakfast/Networking

9:00– 10:30 a.m. Opening Remarks, Kickoff and Keynote

“How I got started blogging” – Ed Kohler, Kate Selner, Kate Arends, and Aaron Wahlstrom; moderator: Paul DeBettignies

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 – 11:45 a.m. First breakout session

  • “Blogging your passion” – Amanda Ingle, Zhenya Hutson, Jennifer Prod; moderator: Missy Berggren
  • “I’ll Tumblr for you” – Nora Purmort

11:45 – noon break

Noon – 1 p.m. Second breakout session

  • “How to grow your blog via community, e-newsletter and search” – John Bonnes, James Svoboda, Emma Wilhelm; moderator: Alex Haider
  • “Legal issues and blogging” – Anna Berend
  • “Using Google Analytics to become a better blogger” – Jeff Sauer

1 – 2 p.m. Lunch

2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Third breakout session

  • “A Non-Designers Guide to WordPress” – Mykl Roventine
  • “How to mobilize your Blogging” – Curt Prins
  • “How to Blog for a Living” – Sven Schneider

3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Final Keynote

“The Future of Blogging” – Greg Swan, Blois Olson, David Brauer, Lee Odden; moderator: Julio Ojeda-Zapata

Schedule may change due to unforeseen circumstances. Check out the sessions tab for descriptions and speaker bios.