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 list the top 10 things she packs in her kids backpacks for school

My Kids headed back to school yesterday. Though I am still do last minute back to school supply shopping even today, there are some staples that I had ready for their backpacks right away. Here I will count down the 10 things that I send with my children everyday to aid them in their journey through school and life. [Read more…]

Miss Lori says Matt Lauer and the Today Show need to read better blogs

Sometimes you have to stand up and say something when you perceive a wrong. It can be a little nerve racking, I know, but some things need to be done; not just for you, but for the collective “you”. That’s how I felt Tuesday morning watching Matt Lauer on the Today Show. During a piece about a truly cruel blog he made a comment that passed judgment on an entire community that is comprised of numerous individuals whom I have come to respect and cherish. [Read more…]

Miss Lori says AUTHENTICTY is the key to social media

Last year at the Social Media Master’s Summit, I spoke on a panel with some amazing ladies, Kim Moldofsky, Danielle Smith and Esther Crawford. We spoke in depth about brand and blogger relations. Looking through the footage, one clip jumped out at me. I think it contains a message that is especially important to hear as much of the blogging community prepares to go to Blogher 2011 in San Diego. I can sum it up in one word…AUTHENTICITY. [Read more…]

Miss Lori has a list of eight things she needs to buy before #Blogher in San Diego

I am heading to Blogher for the third time next week. I am really excited, mostly because it is the only time of the year that I get to see many of my online compatriot’s in person. It’s a fantastic social gathering. There’s some business too. However, the business that I must attend to right now is packing. I started with a list. And in making my list recently I discovered 8 essential things that I simply must purchase before I go. [Read more…]