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As some of you may know, one of my many “day jobs” is working with BlogWorld Expo, helping to run their official blog. This week, they announced a new event, coming in February in conjunction with Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner - the Blogging Success Summit. To make it more affordable, this is a completely virtual event that you can use to kickstart your blogging career

I am not steering ya wrong. If you are at all interested in starting a blog or turning a personal blog into something that can make money, this something you want to attend.

Now, I know there are some pretty lame webinars out there…but this isn’t really just a webinar. This is an interactive event, where you’ll actually get to ask the speakers questions. After the event is over, you’ll also get the recordings of each presentation, so you can listen to them again as you begin to implement their tips on your own blog.

Who’s coming? There are over 20 speakers confirmed so far for the Blogging Success Summit, including:

  • Richard Jalichandra - Technorati CEO
  • Brian Clark - Copyblogger founder
  • Darren Rowse - ProBlogger founder
  • Douglas Karr - Corporate Blogging for Dummies co-author
  • Jay Baer- The Now Revolution co-author
  • Mari Smith - Facebook extraordinaire

I have seen a number of these people speak before and have even spoken with some of them one-on-one, and let me tell you - this is a fricking impressive line up. In addition, they’ll be featuring the social media advice from professionals at Ford, McDonald’s, Southwest, Hubspot, and a number of other major corporations!

Ok, now here’s the bad news - it is only open to the first 2500 who sign up, and so far I’ve seen a number of bloggers posting about it, not to mention over a quarter of a million emails that have gone out promoting the Blogging Success Summit. So if you want to attend, I highly recommending signing up ASAP.

BUT here’s the good news - by signing up now, you can also save 50%, since you’ll get the early bird special price.

I realize that this is an investment. Luckily, along with the early bird price, they have a payment plan so you don’t have to shell out all of the money at once.

BlogWorld was one of the best things I’ve ever one for my career as a blogger. If this is a career path that interests you too, please do yourself a favor and attend. If you have questions about it, please, please, please gimme a holler - I’ll be happy to answer them (or direct you to someone who can!)

You can read more or grab your ticket here!

Full disclosure: I am affiliate for this program, which means that if you purchase your virtual ticket through on of my links, I get a small commission. That said, I’m not in this for the money. This is seriously a program I’m recommending, especially if you don’t have the money to get to BlogWorld.


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  1. Michael Stelzner (Reply) on Wednesday 29, 2010

    Allison,

    Thanks for writing this. However you have a lot of your facts wrong. Chris Brogran is not presenting, nor is Home Depot, and the bonuses are all wrong. Where did you get this?

    Mike

    • Allison (Reply) on Wednesday 29, 2010

      Wow, super confusing, but another blogger’s links went to the wrong event, and the event page looks incredibly similar, so I was using the wrong information without realizing it! Made the corrections, and going back to that blogger’s site, it looks like they’ve corrected their link now. Thanks for stopping by to let me know!












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