What to Wear to the Type-A Parent Conference (2017 Edition)

Every time another blogging conference comes around, there’s a rush of messages from bloggers who are new to the conference circuit who want to know what to wear to the conference. Now, if you’re going to the Type-A Parent conference in Alexandria, Virginia next week, let me assure you that it’s very come-as-you-are. You don’t […]

6 Things You Can Do Today That Will Pay Off On Your Blog Forever – Type-A Con East 2016

Our closing keynote speaker for the 2016 Type-A Parent Conference East is Darren Rowse of ProBlogger, who didn’t request Thunderstruck as his entrance music, but is totally loving it. Tags: #TypeAEast, blogging, conferences

Building Your Instagram Following – Type-A Conference East 2016

Julie Deily is here to talk to us about Instagram and how to get more followers the legit way. She was laid off from her job a few years ago and took that as her opportunity to throw herself into blogging. Create a Plan and Set Goals Know why you’re posting. (to gain more followers? […]

10 Ways to Use IFTTT to Boost Pageviews & Save Time – Type-A Con East 2016

Jennifer Auer is talking to us today about how to use If This Then That in order to get more traffic to our blogs while also saving us time. What is IFTTT? Recipes on IFTTT are the easy way to automate your world. Channels 363 channels (Jennifer has 22, but the possibilities are endless) bit.ly […]

How to Become the Best in the World at One Thing – Type-A Con East 2016

We’re here with Bolaji Oyejide, who is walking the room asking us what we do while playing Taylor Swift in the background – music videos on the video screens. If you’re really that different, why aren’t you recognized for what you do? Lots of people have won American Idol, but Carrie Underwood was the show’s biggest […]

Claim Your Expertise – Type-A Con East 2016

Our last thing on the schedule for today is a keynote speech from Deborah Gilboa, MD. Dr. G is an internationally renowned parenting expert, family physician, keynote speaker, author, and mother of four boys. I’m loving that she’s talking to us about claiming our expertise, because I’m in the process of doing just that. If […]

Prepping Your End Game – Type A East 2016

Amy Lupold Bair is here to prepare us for life after blogging. For some people, that’s in the near future, but for the rest, it’s in some mystical point in time…later. What she is: a blogger a business owner a social media craziness survivors What she isn’t: a financial expert a business planner a fortune […]

Negotiate Like a Pro – Type-A East 2016

It’s the opening keynote with Jamie Lieberman and Danielle Liss, who are going to talk to us about contracts and other legal issues that bloggers need to know about, which they can help with at Hashtag Legal and Businessese. They know the ins and outs of the influencer marketing world, and they love what they do. […]

Shareasale Affiliate Intensive – Type-A Parent 2016

Shareasale is sponsoring this intensive session about affiliate marketing with Karen Garcia, Greg Hoffman, and Joe Sousa. They have a combined 45+ years of experience in the field. Monetization Influencers and affiliates have many options when it comes to monetization: sponsored posts product reviews paid placements social media Google Adsense Amazon individual affiliate programs sweepstakes […]

Writing and Editing – Type-A East 2016

I make my living writing and editing, but you can never stop improving your craft, so I’m here at the writing and editing intensive session with Allison McDonald, Susanna Barbee, and Jaime McKee. This is a very free form discussion. Our panelists are having us discuss topics in small groups before asking the questions we’ve […]