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2016 Focused Blogging Conference Agenda

*although it isn't our intention, the agenda can be subjected to change.

***NOTE: Professional Headshots Will Be Available for $25 a session. By Appointment Only with session on Thursday Morning from 8 AM until 1:30 PM. While slots last!

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm ~ Registration and Welcome Mingle in Conference Lobby (Only time to promote your personal sponsors)

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Conference Sponsor Mingle

5:00 pm – Doors open for seating

5:15 pm – 6:00 pm ~ Opening & Keynote “How to Turn your Mess into your Message.” by Lauren Greutman

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm ~ Dinner (included)

7:30 pm – 8:15 pm – Social Focused

8:15 pm – 9:00 pm ~ Brainstorming Panel

9:00 pm – Until – Networking and Social Mingles

Friday, August 19th, 2016

7:00 am – 9:00 am ~ Breakfast Buffet (Included in your room price for up to 2 people per room)

9:15 am – 11:45 am – Workshop One – CHOOSE ONE OF THREE OPTIONS

1) BRANDING PATH ~ Lisa Pennington – The ABCS of Writing & Publishing a Book
2) MONETIZING ~ Michelle Woolard Pippin – Planning Your Streams of Income
3) TECHNOLOGY ~ Kelli Miller – Dominate the Search Engines Using Webmaster Tools (Crystal McWhirter-Lopez assisting)

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ~ Lunch (included)

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm ~ Sponsor's Mini-workshops and Conference Sponsor Mingle

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm – Snack & Hydration Break in Conference Lobby

3:15 pm – 5:45 pm – Workshop Two – CHOOSE ONE OF THREE OPTIONS

1) BRANDING PATH ~ Heather Greutman – Branding Right From the Start
2) MARKETING PATH ~ Trish Corlew – Harnessing the Power of an Online Community with Facebook Group
3) MONETIZING ~ Michelle Woolard Pippin – Content & Cash Creation

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm ~ Dinner (included)

7:30 pm – 8:15 pm – Social Focused

8:15 pm – 9:00 pm ~ Brainstorming Panel

9:00 pm – until – Networking & Social Mingles

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

7:00 am – 9:00 am ~ Breakfast Buffet (Included in your room price for up to 2 people per room)

9:15 am – 11:45 am – Workshop Three – CHOOSE ONE OF THREE OPTIONS

1) BRANDING PATH ~ Lauren Greutman – How to Get Noticed in the Media
2) MARKETING PATH ~ Dollie Freeman – Top Strategies to Grow Your Platform with LIVE VIDEO
3) TECHNOLOGY ~ Crystal McWhirter-Lopez – Skyrocketing Your Pageviews & Income with Google Analytics (Kelli Miller assisting)

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ~ Lunch (included)

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm ~ Sponsor's Mini-workshops and Conference Sponsor Mingle

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm – Snack & Hydration Break in Conference Lobby

3:15 pm – 5:45 pm – Workshop Four – CHOOSE ONE OF THREE OPTIONS

1) TECHNOLOGY ~ Patience Pennington – Videology: Your Story Matters
2) MARKETING PATH ~ Clarissa Hooper – Instagram Bootcamp – Training and Strategies to Build Instagram Success
3) MONETIZING ~ Dollie Freeman – Selling Your Sponsored Options to Brands

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm ~ Dinner (included)

7:30 pm – 8:15 pm – Social Focused

8:15 pm – 9:00 pm ~ Brainstorming Panel

9:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Closing, Keynote “Focused Goals Develop Bigger Dreams” by Dollie Freeman & 2017 Announcements

10:00 pm – until – Networking & Social Mingles