Word Camp 2007 In The News

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I’m in the news. You have to look very closely at the beginning and ending clips to see me though. I’m sitting next to my new friend Deena.

Today I am going talk about my favorite speaker at the conference. She’s not in the news clip but that’s okay. Lorelle VanFossen is cool, she deserves a whole TV show for herself! In addition to being cool she did a much better write up of the conference then I ever will.

I love seeing women in the techie/geek world. We were definitely a minority but we were there! Lorelle is great! I think she may have missed her calling as a public speaker/comedian though.

She spoke about creating “Kicking Ass Content Connections”. Some tips she offered on starting a blog conversation were to:

  • not write for your 8th grade teacher (your blog does not have to be an essay)
  • don’t blog the whole idea – leave some room for your readers to respond, incomplete thoughts allow your readers to respond.
  • link back to other bloggers
  • comment on other’s blogs

PS. For those of you wondering why I am using a blogger blog when I hype Word Press so much… there is a good reason for that. My Virtual Simplicity Word Press blog will be coming soon. I currently use Word Press for some of my clients and love it.

3 thoughts on “Word Camp 2007 In The News

  1. Lisa B @ simply His

    Oh my gosh! I miss out on so much πŸ™ This is absolutely wonderful that you got to go! I am sooooo jealous though! Ack. I dream of having a good blog…but then again, I just posted on one of them and noticed it’d been a month since I’d posted. TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE in blogdom πŸ™‚

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