Category Archives: Blogging

Beer Bloggers Conference – Day 3 & Post Conference excursion

View Day 1 here, and Day 2 here! The last conference morning started out in a fun way. The first session was “Over a Pint – Building Community in a Creative Way” by Elle and Troika Brodsky who met at BBC11, which was our first conference in Portland, Oregon. Notes: Start by being inclusive; Own it; Collaborate; Evolve; and achieve and sustain success. They are a cute couple and I enjoyed their session. The next … Continue reading →

Beer Bloggers Conference – Day 2

After day 1, we started bright and early on day 2 with two breakout sessions. I went to “Increase Your Followers and Engagement on Social Media” and “Shareworthy (and Awesome) Visual Content Creation with Little to No Budget.” I learned about how things change and you should post new content and design, review keyword research every 6 months and building relationships. You are the producer, commentator, gatherer, joiner, observer, who is understanding options and adapting for a … Continue reading →

Beer Bloggers Conference – Day 1

(Apologies for a later than normal wrap-up blog post. It’s been quite the busy summer for our family!) After having a rough start to our trip, we had a few hours of sleep and then went downstairs to the conference rooms to say hello to friends we have known from previous Beer Bloggers Conferences and introduce ourselves to new friends. We chose a table and sat down for a warm introduction from Reno Walsh (conference … Continue reading →

Beer Bloggers Conference thoughts

We’re a bit more than a week past the 2016 Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference that took place in Tampa, Florida, and while I’m still digesting a lot of it, I do have some thoughts, and questions, to share. Perhaps fellow attendees will read this and contribute, and perhaps if there are any bloggers and writers on the fence about attending a BBC in the future, this will help them to make a decision. Thought #1 … Continue reading →

BBC 2016: Travel Woes

As I’m writing this, we’re 34,000 feet in the air and not on the original flight we were supposed to be on. Travel for us has been, let’s say, challenging. We started out with smooth sails on Thursday morning through the Redmond, Oregon airport and as we were about to board the plane, there seemed to be a problem from the previous flight that had just came in. A lavatory problem. They boarded us on … Continue reading →