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How to Get Ready for a Blogger Conference

Blogging conferences are the perfect place to connect with people and keep up to date on what's new in your industry.  It's an excellent opportunity to ask questions and share information with like minded individuals in a learning environment that's actually fun.  It's the face time that builds both social and professional relationships.  The following are a few tips to help you show up to your next conference well prepared. Set Your Goals To get yourself ready for a conference the first thing to do is find out what your goals are.  Begin by determining exactly what you would like to get from the conference. Do you want to learn a skill? Are you there strictly to network? Will specific brands or sponsors be there? Plan Ahead Checkout the conference website and search … [Read more...]

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Monday Member Spotlight is on Keiani Worrell!

Keiani Worrell is a 26 year old creative professional currently working as a Sales & marketing coordinator for a major resort in the Bahamas by day, a start up mom by night and a chic mother of one with no vacations, sick days, or personal days! Niche Mommy (NM): What influenced you to start blogging and why? Keiani Worrell (KW): I started blogging because of a few reasons. Mainly because the father of my kid and my on-again-off-again boyfriend of four years has controlled my life for years and I have made a decision to move beyond that with or without him by developing a community and sisterhood with likeminded mothers and women that will uplift, encourage and inspire. My blog serves as a way of escape as I work towards my dreams and goals and provide the best mothering I can for … [Read more...]

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#NeedToGoToNiche

Now is your chance to win one full access pass to THE diverse and multicultural social media conference for moms and dads active in social media.  Join us for three days to connect, grow your blog and brand, and most importantly, be inspired. The Niche Parent Conference will take place Sept. 5-7, 2013 in Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida at the five star Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa. Our exclusive hotel group rate is $145 per night! There are many reasons to attend the Niche Parent Conference but here are our 12 favorite reasons: 1. Because the Niche Parent Conference agenda is jam packed with useful sessions, workshops, and keynotes that will elevate bloggers on every level. 2. To learn about key issues in social media by leading marketing and diversity experts, top keynote … [Read more...]

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Monday Member Spotlight is on Eileen Carter-Campos!

Eileen Carter-Campos was a school teacher since the tender age of twenty-one. She graduated from New York University with honors and is a proud member of Kappa Delta Pi.  Eileen received her Master’s in Early Childhood Education and taught Pre K, Kindergarten, second grade and third grade. She has also worked for the YMCA as a counselor and Reading Specialist. Today, Eileen is a work from home mom and currently the community manager of Mamiverse.com.  She has also written for Voxxi.com and is a contributor to Latina Bloggers Connect. Niche Mommy asked Eileen... Niche Mommy (NM): What influenced you to start blogging and why? Eileen Carter-Campos (EC): I began blogging because even before teaching I was accepted to the University of Miami on a full scholarship for journalism. My … [Read more...]

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Dad Bloggers Join Our Influential Niche

Family dynamics are changing in America. We are seeing more work from home dads or stay at home dads  take care of the children while moms work full-time jobs. Whether it's a household where both parents work or not, more dads are taking an active role in sharing the responsibilities in raising children. As the modern family changes, so is the digital landscape. Dads are engaging the 2.0 parenting community in record numbers by sharing their parenting stories through blogs and social media channels.  And of course, their presence at social media conferences and blogging retreats is rising. There was even Dad2.0 Summit this year which was a huge success. As the number of dad bloggers rises, naturally so has their social media influence.  Although mom bloggers continue to dominate … [Read more...]

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