Miss Lori offers 4 ways for brands to use sponsored influencers at Blogher

Blogher 2012 in New York City is almost here. If you know what Blogher is then you know the high level of excitement that is already pumping through the conference hashtag even 8 days out. That’s because Blogher is the SuperBowl of blogging conferences. Everyone wants to be there, brands and influencers alike. [Read more…]

Miss Lori week 3 of #sofabcolor bloggers


What I have loved about social media from the very beginning is the sense of comaraderie. I have never felt so welcome in a space as I have in the social media sphere. It’s been a blessing. That is why creating the #sofabcolor thread was so important to me. I wanted a chance to give back some of the love that has been bestowed on me. I am so appreciative of the response. I take it from the comments that you want me to keep going, so I am back for round 3. I have 8 more bloggers to introduce you too, (and yes they are all fellow Collective Bias Social Fabric influencers). They are unique, dynamic, and of course fabulously colorful.

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Miss Lori has 6 proposal suggestions for social media influencers pitching to brands

Social Media Influence on consumers is becoming more and more relevant with consumers and not just hype. Which means more influencers will be working with brands than ever before in 2012.  If you haven’t pitched a brand before, chances are you will this year. But before you do that you will need to make sure you know who you are. (Refer to my earlier post about researching yourself here.) Once you know who you are you can formulate a plan for your brand pitch. Here are my six top suggestions to get you going.

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Miss Lori and her kids say the Chevy Tahoe Hybrid is a good fit

When we go to a store to buy something we want to try it on for size first. We’ll put on a pair of shoes and walk around the display a bit. We’ll try on a shirt and preen in front of a mirror. All to determine if the item we’re interested in is the right fit for us. But when we go to a dealership to buy a car is driving a car around the lot enough to know if that car fits us, and our life? The answer is no, not really. [Read more…]

Clever Girl Miss Lori names her 5 fab bloggers for Trop50

Thanks to Trop 50 for sponsoring my writing about fabulous bloggers. This year Trop50 is granting 50 fabulous wishes. Click here to enter for a chance to win $1,000 to help grant a friend’s wish!

It’s one thing to talk about things you love, it’s even better to talk about people you love, and respect. Thanks to Clever Girls Collective I am getting to do both today. I love blogging, and I love bloggers, but for this post I need to highlight only five of my favorites. What a daunting, “Sophie’s Choice” kind of a task. When I sat down at the computer to write this post I realized that though I have many, many, many favored bloggers, I don’t get a chance to read a lot of blogs consistently. However, I can’t help but read these five when I have a free moment. They are worth the time. [Read more…]