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Blogging Motivation #3

“But I don’t know what to write about.” Yes, you do. You may think it’s all been said. You might guess that no one is listening. You assume that you really don’t have much to say. But we know better. We know you have something to say. We know you have great ideas. So tell…

Blogging Motivation #2

All the time, we get asked: “So what do I need to start blogging?” You don’t need hundreds of hours worth of webinars. You don’t need an expensive DSLR camera. You don’t need 10 kinds of software. What you need is an idea, a heart that sings whenever you talk about it, the drive to…

WE WANT YOU

If you’re the type of person that loves to talk about social media, email marketing, branding, blogging, or technology in general, then you’re just who we’re looking for. We’re calling all interested speakers to submit their proposals for NEPA BlogCon 2014. Your big idea + a few minutes to fill out our form = that…

Blogging Motivation #1

Squirrels, we’ve been doing some thinking about you. Yes, you. Without you, NEPA BlogCon wouldn’t have been possible. And we want to help you out. Because that’s what friends do. So, we’re going to help you get started. When we talked to you at last year’s conference, you told us all about how you can’t…

Where are they now?

Happy new year!  Hope you all had a great holiday!  We’re back to business planning for NEPA BlogCon 2014.  Look for announcements in the upcoming weeks and months for our call for speakers, tentative date and location. With the start of the new year, I thought it would be a good time to update you…

Fearsome Foursome Q&A

Have a question that you are dying to ask the Fearsome Foursome?  We’ve received a few submissions from our loyal Facebook and Twitter followers and sat down to answer them by the way of video chat.  Check out the answers below!   Are you dying to ask a question that we didn’t already answer?  Fear…

Guest Post: Backing Up WordPress for Fun & Sanity

Today we have a guest post from Phillip Erb of the NEPA WordPress group.  Phillip Erb and Joe Casabona will presenting a session on WordPress Customization & Security in the Technology Track. You have a great idea for a new blog post, so you fire up your web browser and hit your site. Of course,…

Blog of the Year Awards #5: Writing / Business

Vote for your favorite Writing / Business blog Our final BOTY category goes to wordsmiths and business bloggers. Both can be tricky! But for all those future poets, authors, and biz savvy social media managers, this category is for you. Who should win the Blog Of The Year Award in “Writing” and “Business”? Vote each…

Guest Post: Why bother with social media?

  Why bother with social media? Good question, right?   For higher education I have been tinkering around with the following definition for social media: the act of leveraging specifically social media platforms (places where people connect and communicate) to help achieve course goals and objectives, increase learning and collaboration, and further engage students.  In…