Honored to be BlogHer Tech featured blogger of the week

Judi Sohn

For as long as I’ve been blogging, there’s been BlogHer empowering women to express themselves through technology. Therefore, it was a thrill and an honor to receive an email this morning that my site has been named their “Feature Blogger of the Week&# in the tech section.

11 Highlights from BlogHer '11

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Last week I spoke at BlogHer '11, a gathering of over 3,000 women bloggers. One of the main reasons I go to BlogHer is to connect with old friends and to make new ones like: Beth of My Plastic-free Life. BlogHer Writers Conference : October 20-21, 2011 (NYC). blogher

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Nonprofit Bloggers at Blogher

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This is Nancy White making a toast at the Saturday night dinner which was going to be nonprofit bloggers, but was a large group of everyone who wanted to eat together. If you were at Blogher and are interested in nonprofit blogging, add a comment below. Technorati Tags: blogher

Women Helping Women Blog: BlogHer Editors Mentor Beginning Bloggers

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11 of BlogHer' s Contributing Editors have volunteered to give free 1/2 hour phone consults to beginning women bloggers. Choose your beginning blogging mentor from the list on BlogHer. Is your New Year's Resolution to create a blog, but you don't know how to start?

Meet Some Do Good BlogHers

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I'm having a great time at the BlogHer Conference this year connecting with lots of do-good, good-hearted BlogHers like: Zoe Chafe, Staff Researcher and blogger for Worldwatch Institute.

Cambodia Bloggers: Five Years Later – Part 2

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I started blogging in 2003 about nonprofits and social media and started second blog about Cambodia, “Cambodia for Kids” after the arrival of my daughter, Sara and discovering that there was a vibrant community of bloggers in Cambodia.

Elisa Camahort Page, BlogHer: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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World Go Vegan Week (October 24-31, 2010) seems like a perfect time to highlight the sixth contributor to my series of guest posts by bloggers talking about how they have fun and do good.

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Blogher Purses, Bags, and Backpacks

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The minute I walked into the reception at blogher tonight, Susan Getgood came up to me and said "Don't photograph my shoes. My blogher shoes and feet photos have gotten more hits than anything else on my blog! The first was this one from Elizabeth Perry who is a sketch blogger.

July 2: Last Day to Register for BlogHer

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Just a quick post to say that today at 6 PM Pacific Time is the last day to register for the BlogHer Conference. I'll be facilitating a Birds of a Feather session for Green, Social Change & NPO/NGO bloggers on Friday, July 18th from 10:30-11:45 AM.

Meet A Cambodian BlogHer: Sopheap Chak

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She is also a terrific live blogger! I am grateful for her detailed notes from the Cambodian Bloggers Summit. How come there are not so many BlogHers in Cambodia? Cross posted on BlogHerphoto by Oso Sopheap blogs at ifocus with the tagline ???three

Meet Michaela Hackner: BlogHer and Nonprofit Techie

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By the time you read this post, I will be crossing the International Dateline enroute to the first Cambodian Bloggers Summit in Phnom Penh. (No, So, she graciously agreed to participate in our panel and do a quick interview for me so I could "pro blog it" for BlogHer.

Tips for Disaster Relief Bloggers

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The last BlogHer Conference session I went to yesterday, before leaving early to go to a wedding, was about using blogging for Community Assistance. Here are some of the tips they gave for other disaster relief bloggers: Tips from Grace 1.

Blogher Seen at Berkman Thursday Night Meeting

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I went to the Thursday Night Berkman Blogger Meeting and I saw this woman who looked vaguely familiar - it was Jory!! Along with Lisa Williams , Jill and I gave a report back to the group about Blogher. Technorati Tags: blogher bloghercon

Empowering Women Bloggers

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Two projects supporting women bloggers launched yesterday, the new Blogher network and the Young Caucasus Women Project. Personal Politics & News Race & Ethnicity Religion & Spirituality Research & Academia Sex & Relationships Technology & Web Travel & Recreation World In addition, they have blogrolls of women bloghers in each category. blogher Young Caucasus Women women bloggers net2

Nonprofit and Activist Women Bloggers in Chicago

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With just nine days until the BlogHer Conference in Chicago, where I'll be moderating the panel, "Getting It On(line) for a Cause: Raising Money," I thought I'd search around for nonprofit and activist women bloggers in the Chicago area.

Meet Beth Kanter and I at BlogHer and Making Media Connections

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For the past two days I've gotten to spend time at the NetSquared Conference with my Co-Editor of BlogHer's Social Change, Nonprofit and NGO section, and fellow NetSquared blogger , Beth Kanter of Beth's Blog.

Global Health Initiative: Bloghers Act - Take the Poll

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BlogHers Act is a year-long initiative in which members of BlogHer , both on BlogHer???s s network and in our extended communities, will work to make a measurable improvement in Global Health (as distinct from BlogHer's Election 2008 Voter Manifesto initiative focused on the domestic issues of importance to Presidential candidates). BlogHers Act will take a two-pronged approach to improving Global Health: 1.

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November 15th Cambridge, MA Blogher Meetup

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When I saw that the speaker list at the upcoming Symposium on Social Architecture co-hosted by the Berkman Center and Corante had a number of bloghers including one of the blogher orignators, Lisa Stone. it lead to a Cambridge, MA blogher meetup in Harvard Square! This is a favorite restaurant of the Berkman Thursday bloggers group because of the great food and reasonable prices - (not to mention the free wifi.) Technorati Tags: blogher

BlogHers, Gender Blogging, and Linux Chix in Cambodia!

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Click To Play Here a round up of some the fabulous women Bloghers in Cambodia and Linux Chix that I met. Dee Dee is one of two women on the five-person Clogger Team responsible for organizing the Cambodian Bloggers Summit. Dee Dee with the BlogHer bag! Cross posted at BlogHer

A few Expat Bloggers in Cambodia

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The Cambodian Blog community has many facets, including an active group of "ex-pat" bloggers. Details Are Sketchy is an anonymous blogger who writes about life in Cambodia. She also has the definitive list of Cambodian BlogHers here. Photo by Mythicaldude.

BlogHer '08 Green and Social Change Birds of a Feather Meetup

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This morning at the BlogHer Conference, about 40 "green" and "social change" bloggers, organizations and companies got together for a Birds of a Feather Meetup.

I'll Be Moderating, "Getting It On(line) for a Cause," at BlogHer

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You can learn some blog fundraising tips if you come to the BlogHer Conference in Chicago where I'll be moderating a panel on Friday, July 27th from 2:45-4:00 pm called, Getting It On(line) for a Cause: Part 1 - Raising Money. Girl (aka Siel) , who will talk about the Starbucks Challenge , and Cooper Munroe and Emily McKhann , who will talk about BlogHer's new community activism initiative: BlogHers Act. blogher07 , Bloghers Act , Bloghersact , Blogher

Cambodia Bloggers Summit: Help Young Cambodian Bloggers Join the Global Conversation

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Cambodian young people are joining the global conversation in the blogosphere and sharing their perspectives through different forms of grassroots citizen's media thanks to the efforts of a dedicated team of Cambodian bloggers.

Amy Sedaris: Why You Should Support Cambodia Bloggers Summit

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I met Amy Sedaris at BlogHer. She was so excited about the Cambodian Bloggers Summit that she agreed to make a campaign video for me. In appreciation of her kindness, I'm including a link to her new book

Do Good Blogger Sampler and Other Blogging Links

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It's just a sampler of do good bloggers (please don't be sad if I didn't include you, it's a sampler ), links to blog search engines, links to blog feed readers, and links to blog software platforms.

Angela Devlen: Emergency Management Professional and Blogger

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Should there ever be a disaster (god forbid), how could a blogging network like BlogHer be of assistance? Angela Devlen has worked as an emergency medical technician (EMT) along with years in the private sector doing business continuity (BCP/DRP).

I'm Halfway To Cambodia Bloggers Summit Goal!

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There is a connection to something that Tara Hunt mentioned at BlogHer. And, I'd like to thank these wonderful people who contributed to the campaign! Celeste Wroblewski. Alan Levine Gr??goire goire Japiot Shirley Williams Ruby Sinreich Sean Stannard-Stockton Laura Chambers Allison Hewlitt Thomas Taylor. Twitter isn't half bad as a fundraising tool. more about that later. And, a special thanks again to Liz Sanger and this time with link love. I've never met Liz in person.

Learnings and Reflections from BlogHer about Mobile Phones for Video Blogging and Beyond

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I'm going to the Cambodian Blogger Summit in a few weeks. While I was in Chicago, Ryanne Hodson , who I met at last year's BlogHer, is in Cambodia and Southeast Asia with Jay Dedman to document the work of Project Hope International. What is the best blog platform for mobile bloggers?

Gen Y Blogger Profile: Qui Diaz - Evangelist for Social Change

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Last month I attended the " Twenty-Something Meet Up " at the BlogHer Conference, facilitated by the fabulous Zandria. "Where are the twenty something/millennial bloggers writing about social change, activism, and nonprofits?" Qui Diaz.

Gen Y Nonprofits and Social Change Bloggers: Meet Miss Jones

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Last month I attended the " Twenty-Something Meet Up " at the BlogHer Conference, facilitated by the fabulous Zandria. and was in the room asked "Where are the twenty something/millennial bloggers writing about social change, activism, and nonprofits?"

My personal Blogher To Do List and Reflections

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How to keep plugged into and contribute this blogher community? Volunteer for next year's blogher. Link to Women Bloggers - I've done quite a bit of that in my live reports, but I need to add the blogher blogroll. Now I have the blogher blogroll as a pool to start exploring. Cultivate contacts made at blogher - You get energized from a conference and then you go home and don't reconnect. Read the Blogher Chat Transcripts.

Postcards from Bloggers - A Ponzi Tradition

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Ponzi, who I met at blogher, loves postcards. She has a wonderful tradition - sending other bloggers postcards from her travels. Most recently, she visited Bangkok. I was the lucky recipient of the above postcard with the cool Red Cross stamp. My kids loved it and Sara took it to pre-school with her. I'm continuing Ponzi's tradition but with a slight twist. We created postcards for the Sharing Foundation to see to raise money.

Blogher Bulding Traffic to Your Blog Via Content and Community and Technology

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Flickr Photo by Veesees Elise Bauer , a food blogger who writes Simple Recipes. She does this talk because she gets a lot of traffic. She has 1,000,000 feed readers. She has been experimenting over the past few years. Content. Why do you want traffic? Has to support your goals and capacity.

First Mommy Bloggers, Now Mommy Casters!

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I met some of the "Mommybloggers" at blogher. and more recently they launched a site called, what else, Mommybloggers. The goal "is to expose the diversity of the writers who commonly fall under the label "mommyblogger. We will feature women who will share how their experiences in motherhood effect the many various aspects of her life in humorous, supportive and informative ways."

Mary Joyce: Global Social Change Blogher - Her Latest: Free Monem Campaign

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" She has is supporting a campaign to Free Monem , a blogger arrested by Egyptians security forces on April 15th. We have to show the Egyptian regime that when you imprison a blogger, you don't silence his , you AMPLIFY it!

Where are the twenty-something or GEN-Y Bloggers Who Are Writing About Social Change and Nonprofits?

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I attended the " Twenty-Something Meet Up " at the BlogHer Conference. Julia Smith, who blogs at the idealist and was in the room asked "Where are the twenty something/millennial bloggers writing about social change, activism, and nonprofits?" There are lots of twenty-something bloggers and gen-y bloggers. but I couldn't find an extensive list of twenty-something bloggers who focus on nonprofits, social change, and social action.

Lisa Williams Gives Kick Ass Podcasting Presentation!

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I only knew a handful of blogher participants, so I was delighted to see fellow Berkman Thursday night blogger , Lisa Williams. Here is Lisa's opml blog with blogher coverage , including her presentation. Technorati Tags: blogher bloghercon

Women Who Tech Telesummit

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I’ve been involved in this Telesummit now since the beginning. It’s really fun, and important. The Women Who Tech Telesummit was formed three years ago to celebrate all the innovative women who provide incredible value to technology and social media. So it’s time to come get your tech on ! Come join hundreds of women on September 15th at the Women Who Tech Telesummit from 11AM to 6PM Eastern Time. (It’s

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5 Tips to Jumpstart Your Blog

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Write posts with links to blog posts you love, share other bloggers' posts on your social networks, ask your favorite bloggers if they'd like to guest post on your blog. I'll be one of the Write Brain | Essential Content Development workshop leaders at BlogHer '11 on August 5th. •

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Top 10 Have Fun, Do Good Posts (Aug-Nov '11)

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20 Ways to Be a Generous Blogger 2. 11 Highlights from BlogHer '11 7. The 20 Ways to Be a Generous Blogger poster was designed by the hubs. One of the ways I measure if Have Fun, Do Good is fulfilling its mission is with something called PostRank.

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My 10 Second Bio

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Mocha Mama has launched a "You in 10 Seconds" meme for the bloggers attending the BlogHer Conference next week so that they can learn a tiny bit about each other. Even if you aren't going to BlogHer, you can still continue the meme. Rabindranath Tagore You can read more 10 second bios on BlogHer , or follow the blogme2007 tag

Mayasmom.com & Where to Volunteer with Families

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These two bloggers, Ann Crady and Yael Pasternak Valek, are from Mayasmom.com , a resource wiki for moms. blogher blogher_06Because I write about nonprofit/ do*good things, they asked me about places for people to volunteer with their families.

Guest Post by Cheryl Contee: I Am Mommy, Hear Me Roar

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I just got back from BlogHer , the largest gathering of female bloggers in America. According to Katie Couric who recorded a special clip from the set of CBS Evening News for BlogHer 2008 (as seen above), 36 million women write or read blogs each week.