Recap of Blogalicious Panel at the Black Public Relations Society of DC Fall Meeting (Photos and Video Links)


BPRS-DC Fall Meeting with Blogalicious

The Black Public Relations Society DC (BPRS-DC) and Hager Sharp, a DC-based public relations firm, hosted BPRS-DC Fall meeting on September 20, 2011.  It featured a Blogalicious panel discussion on ways to merge traditional media tools with new media concepts in order to augment results and maximize message penetration in the digital age.

The event began with welcome greetings given by Dedra Owens, President of BPRS-DC, and Kimberly Varner, Hager Sharp’s Account Supervisor.  The panel discussion was moderated by PR professional Xina Eiland.  The panelists included:

  • Stacey Ferguson, co-founder of The Social Niche and Blogalicious Weekend, technology attorney, and veteran lifestyle blogger,-
  • Leticia Barr, founder of Tech Savvy Mama Media and a social media strategist who advises technology and education companies, brands, app developers, and small businesses about working with bloggers and creating brand awareness in the online world, and
  • Ananda Leeke, founder of Digital Sisterhood Network, innerpreneur, author, artist, coach, and yoga teacher.

BPRS & Blogalicious Meeting

Blogalicious Team at BPRS Fall Meeting

Blogalicious Panel at BPRS Fall Meeting

BPRS attendees chatting at the Fall Meeting

Click here to see more event photos.

Watch event videos (very short) below.

  • Video #1 – Stacey Ferguson & Leticia Barr share their favorite social media
  • Video #2 – Leticia Barr shares how she makes money from her blog
  • Video #3 – Leticia Barr & Ananda Leeke share their blogging experiences

Check out the Twitterstream from the event below.

Blogalicious
@Blogalicious thank you SO much for having us. we had a great time. hope to see you at #blogalicious11! @kim_varner @bprsdc @hagersharp
Kim Varner
kim_varnerKim Varner
@beblogalicious — It was a pleasure hosting your panel discussion for @bprsdc at @hagersharp last night! Kudos! We earned a lot!
Kim Varner
kim_varnerKim Varner
@BPRSDC It was our pleasure!! I learned a lot from @beblogalicous!
Black PR Society DC
BPRSDCBlack PR Society DC
A special thank you to Kim Varner and Hager Sharp for hosting BPRS-DC Annual Fall Meeting. We had a great meeting… http://fb.me/NsygOJld
Ora Wiseman, Ora-tor
OWiseOra Wiseman, Ora-tor
Great meeting you at @BPRSDC panel! Let’s stay connected! @TLHargrove @StratCommSimone @tebowie
StratCommSimoneRT @BPRSDC: “LinkedIn recommendations are a great currency” – @techsavvymama #blogalicious11
StratCommSimoneRT @hagersharp: @justicefergie says aside from Facebook & Twitter, digital photo apps are taking off for bloggers #Blogalicious11
StratCommSimoneRT @BPRSDC: Bloggers are about relationships NOT one-stop deals. #blogalicious11
hagersharp@BPRSDC panelists say Twitter and Facebook can be beneficial for building relationships with journalists and reporters. #blogalicious11
BPRSDCWe started Blogalicious b/c brands were not targeting people of color. They were using same bloggers over and over. #blogalicious11
cshantelcooperBranding & Sponsors for the #blogalicious11 conference are numerous!
hagersharpRT @BPRSDC: Disclosures: At the end of the day, all you have is your name online. You are your moral compass. #blogalicious11
BPRSDCDisclosures: At the end of the day, all you have is your name online. You are your moral compass. #blogalicious11
hagersharp@BPRSDC @techsavvymama panelist admits as a brand it’s the relationships that mean so much, it’s more than a one time deal #blogalicious11
BPRSDCBloggers are about relationships NOT one-stop deals. #blogalicious11
Black PR Society DC
BPRSDCBlack PR Society DC
PR practitioners need to be on Twitter, read blogs, and reach out! #pitchtips #blogalicious11
Black PR Society DC
BPRSDCBlack PR Society DC
Disclosures: At the end of the day, all you have is your name online. You are your moral compass. #blogalicious11
BPRSDCRT @hagersharp: Panel member @techsavvymama says there is a huge ROI for brands who work with bloggers #blogalicious11
DigiCommGalLive tweeting @BPRSDC panel #blogalicious11. Follow me over there :))
hagersharpPanel member @techsavvymama says there is a huge ROI for brands who work with bloggers #blogalicious11
misstorilynnConnect with the right blogger and they will be a champion for you. #blogalicious11
BPRSDCBrands recognize the value of bloggers. They know they are reaching thousands through one blogger ~ @justicefergie #blogalicious11
hagersharp@justicefergie of @beblogalicious says the first way she promoted her brands was to serve as a “spokesblogger” #blogalicious11
hagersharp@justicefergie says aside from Facebook & Twitter, digital photo apps are taking off for bloggers #Blogalicious11
BPRSDC“LinkedIn recommendations are a great currency” – @techsavvymama #blogalicious11
Black PR Society DC
BPRSDCBlack PR Society DC
Great turnout tonight @hagersharp. Welcome back to BPRS-DC!!! http://twitpic.com/6nzxhr
Tori Lynn
misstorilynnTori Lynn
Great kickoff mtg for @BPRSDC with #blogalicious11 panelists.
Black PR Society DC
BPRSDCBlack PR Society DC
Blogging has great perks! Hearing amazing personal & professional stories from @techsavvymama @justicefergie @anandaleeke #blogalicious11
Black PR Society DC
BPRSDCBlack PR Society DC
Cinchcast is a great audio blogging tool ~Advice from @DigitalSisterhd founder @anandaleeke
BPRSDCExcellent tips from @beblogalicious! Thank you to our host, moderator, panelists and members.
BPRSDCThanks for coming out! Glad you enjoyed the mtg and panel @LeAmberRose
BPRSDCAttending social media conferences is the way to connect w/ influential bloggers. #blogalicious11
My blog is about being who I am and showcasing what I know ~ @techsavvymama Former Montgomery County teacher
Blogalicious isn’t a Black or Hispanic or minority conference. It’s a conference about diversity.
StratCommSimoneGr8 panel discussion “@BPRSDC: “Celebrating diversity in social media” #blogalicious11
TLHargroveRT @BPRSDC: 2011 Blogalicious Weekend will take place at the National Harbor this Oct. 21-23rd. http://t.co/WvJWzLSo #blogalicious11
BPRSDC“Celebrating diversity in social media” #blogalicious11
BPRSDC2011 Blogalicious Weekend will take place at the National Harbor this Oct. 21-23rd. http://t.co/WvJWzLSo #blogalicious11
BPRSDCThanks to long-time member @xeiland for serving as tonight’s moderator! #blogalicious11

Black PR Society DC

BPRSDCBlack PR Society DC
Our host Kim Varner of @hagersharp welcoming BPRS members to the annual fall meeting.

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