Local Bloggers ‘Cover’ Enquirer

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Check it out!  Cincinnati Women Bloggers along with several local bloggers were included in a story in today’s Cincinnati Enquirer on the local female blogging community! 
Click here to check it out! 

Visiting Cincinnati Women Bloggers for the first time?  Feel free to email us  at CincinnatiWomenBloggers@gmail.com with questions or if you blog, send us a link to your blog and we’ll add it to our blog roll!

PS. Don’t forget we have our first meet up this Saturday – 10 a.m. – Bean Haus in Covington. We’ll be brainstorming ideas for topics / speakers so get ready! Everyone is welcome to attend.

CWB January Gathering on Saturday

Join us for the Cincinnati Women Bloggers’ first meeting of 2009 at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 31 at the BeanHaus in Covington.  We’ll be discussing plans for 2009. What do you want to learn this year about blogging and social networking? Are you interested in planning more social events like the CWB Holiday Social? Join us, and share your ideas!

Even if you don’t have a blog just yet, but you’re interested in getting started,  you are certainly welcomed to attend! 

Please let us know in the comments if you’re coming. See you Saturday.

NKY Forum Event Addresses Media and the Presidential Election

CWB member Laura Deaton Morarity will present at the  Northern Kentucky Forum’s first event of 2009: Should You Trust the Messenger? Method, Meaning and Media in the 2008 Campaign

The Forum takes place at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday, January 29 at the Boone County Public Library Main location at 1786 Burlington Pike in Burlington. The Forum’s free gatherings, which are open to everyone, are designed to engage and inform the audience and promote dialogue.

The moderator and panel members represent different aspects of the media as well as those who work closely with media during political campaigns. John Lomax, co-anchor of Channel 12’s “Good Morning Cincinnati,” will moderate the discussion.

Panelists include  Suzanne Cassidy, partner, O’Hara, Ruberg, Taylor, Sloan & Sergent; Pat Crowley, political writer, Kentucky Enquirer; Jimmie Manning, PhD, Communication Graduate Program Director and Assistant Professor, Communication, College of Informatics at Northern Kentucky University; Laura Deaton Morarity, account supervisor, Wordsworth Communications; and Rick Robinson, partner, Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP.

The Northern Kentucky Forum is a joint initiative of three nonpartisan civic organizations: the Northern Kentucky young leaders group, LEGACY; the regional planning group, Vision 2015; and NKU’s Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement.

Local Blogger News

This week local women bloggers are everywhere!  Here’s a quick look at some of the great things going on involving CWBs!

 

weights1Studies show that women who have support while working to live a healthier lifestyle are often more successful in their efforts.  One local example of this is the Cincinnati Losersblog.  All seven bloggers will be traveling to Chicago in July for BlogHerand have offered to share their learnings via one of the conference’s Room of Your Own sessions. Click here to learn more about it. If you like what you see, log in and vote for them!  Only 12 sessions will make the cut! Vote Here!

 

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logocitybeatJulie from WineMeDineMe  (Cincinnati); Nancy, Valereee, Susan, Lucy and chardlover at Cincinnati Locavore; and Lauren from Roller Derby Diva have all been nominated for Best Blog by City BeatClick here to vote for your favorite!

 

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shannan-2008Twitter Moms, an on-line community of Moms on Twitter, 7,000 strong, recently featured Shannan from Mommy Bits as their Twitter Mom of the Week.

Click here to read all about it!

 

 

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debba-haupert-girlfriendologyDebba at Girlfriendolgy launched The Girlfriendology Show on Blog Talk Radio.  Listeners can listen online (during or after the show) as well as call in, chat online with Debba and her guests or talk through your computer live during the show. Click here to check it out!

 

 

Have news you’d like to share? Email CincinnatiWomenBloggers@gmail.com

Blogger News You Can Use

Check out what a few Cincinnati Women Bloggers are up too!  If you have news you’d like us to share, email it to shannanb@gmail.com.

kate-the-greatKate (the great) has organized another OTR Tweet Up!  The TweetUp is scheduled for January 22, 5pm-8pm at Cincy Chic’s offices. For complete details visit
Kate’sRandomMusings! Since it’s a Tweet Up, you might also want to follow Kate on Twitter at KateTheGreat.

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wine-me-dine-meJulie of Wine Me Dine Me is the new food writer for Cincy Chic!  Check out the complete story on her blog, here and don’t forget to check her column out in your next CincyChic e-Newsletter!

 

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radiocarlaCarla with Radio Carla launched a new blog for beer lovers with her husband called Hoperatives. The site’s a great resource for all things beer on a local, regional and national level.  It’s definetely worth “hop’ing” over and checking out  (Sorry….)

Regional Opportunities to Connect with Bloggers

In addition to promoting events and activities for women bloggers here in Cincinnati, from time to time we like to share opportunities outside of the Tri-State that you might be interested in.  Here are two regional blogging conferences you might be interested in. Let us know if you plan on attending either event as we are keeping a blogroll of those attending from Cincinnati.  Also, for BlogHer we are considering hosting a mixer if there are enough bloggers from our area attending (last year there were only about 5 of us there).

 

BlissDom09                          

February 6-8
Nashville, TN
Hotel Preston
Presented by Blissfully Domestic

About BlissDom09 (from their site): 

What does “Bliss” mean to you? For some it means keeping a happy home, for others it’s taking over the world.  And for the women attending BlissDom ’09…it’s having it all.  And by having it all we mean our hopes, fears, laughter, and tears.  This conference won’t be about being big, it will be about being real.  You can bet on learning about the latest in blogging, entrepreneurship, social media, and being the best women we can be.  You better believe you’ll be bonding, opening your heart, and opening your mind as experiences are shared and friendships are forged.  Everyone’s got a state of bliss…at BlissDom ’09 you’ll define it and achieve it!

The belles of BlissDom (that’s you!) will descend upon Nashville, Tennessee on February 6 and 7 and stay at the fabulous Hotel Preston. Throughout the weekend you’ll learn from other women about building your blog, your brand, and your business while achieving bliss in those other areas that are so important too: being a mom, a wife, and being true to yourself.  We’ve got some amazing panels in the works with women who are all defining what Bliss means to them that are passionate about paying it forward and helping you find your Bliss.

Click here for more information and to register!

 

 

BlogHer ’09           

July 23-25
Chicago, IL
Chicago Sheraton
Presented by BlogHer 

About BlogHer 09 (from their site): 

Building on the momentum of four consecutive sold-out annual conferences, BlogHer ’09 will bring bloggers from every corner of the blogosphere together for hands-on learning, rich discussions, opportunities to meet with the brands that support them and plentiful networking opportunities. BlogHer ’09 will take place on July 23-25, bringing over one thousand attendees together to celebrate 2009’s theme: “In Real Life.”

One of the number one reasons we all attend BlogHer every year, whether coming for the first time or as an old-timer, is to meet our online community “in real life”. So after five years we think it’s a great time to celebrate the fact that our blogging, whether personal, professional or political, has brought us real work, real friends, real satisfaction and is most definitely a significant part of our real life!

BlogHer ’09 will be at the The Chicago Sheraton and Towers from July 23-25, 2009. We will kick off on Thursday July 23rd with out third annual BlogHer Business Conference, and will continue with the two-day 5th annual BlogHer Annual Conference on Friday and Saturday, July 24-25.

 Click here for more information and to register!