Out and About

Blogging While Brown is a conference that focuses on diversity in the blogging world, diversifying your audience, and empowering bloggers with knowledge. This year hundreds of bloggers from around the country gathered in New York City and made the Aloft Hotel and The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture home for 3 days.

ATTENDEE SPOTLIGHT: ERICA JEWELL FROM A GIRL TRAVELS

OUR ATTENDEE SPOTLIGHT IS:

Erica Jewell who’s blog is  A Girl Travels

WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO EXPERIENCE AT BWB 2013?

I hope to build my blogging network, diversify my blog and network, and to learn how to develop my blog so that it has an even larger impact.

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO START A BLOG?

I started blogging to create a live diary about my adventures, my travels, and my community involvement as I travel for work and leisure.

ARE THERE SPECIFIC TYPES OF BLOGGERS YOU ARE INTERESTED IN CONNECTING WITH AT THE CONFERENCE?

Travel Bloggers, Philanthropists, and Fashion Bloggers

WELCOME  TO BWB ! 

Since its launch in 2008, Blogging While Brown has grown to become the premier blogging conference dedicated to education, collaboration, and innovation among bloggers of color. The conference brings Black social media experts, speakers, and independent content creators together to educate, inspire, and expand their influence in social media and technology.

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with the founder Gina McCauley

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The following sessions provided a wealth of knowledge as my blog continues to grow and I work to find a healthy balance between blogging, working, and taking care of myself. I have so much that I want share with you as I travel, run, and work with local charity organizations. I’m currently working on some fab video blogs to share with you! Stay tuned :)

Beyond Facebook & Twitter: Using Google Plus, Pinterest and Instagram

Turning your brand up to 11 with a Podcast

Diversity: Unpacking the Supply and Demand Side of Diversity

Crowdfunding your Creative Project: Advice From 2 Kick-Ass Women On Using Kickstarter

Starting a Business While Working Full-time

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Ready for the BWB White Party

Until Next Time! -xo AGT

Sports and Travel – 2013 NBA Draft

Powered by Tene Nicole Marketing and PR, Black Enterprise.com , High Flyers Club, Vodkila, and Clyde Fraizer’s Wine and Dine the Art of Luxury NBA Draft Series celebrated and pampered NBA draft picks and celebrities, and AGT was in the building on the red carpet getting the scoop on their travels and the adventure of launching an NBA career!

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Mason Plumlee being interviewed by Black Enterprise Magazine
Photo Credit: Rene Colon

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Mason Plumlee from Duke University – Drafted to the Brooklyn Nets
Photo Credit: Rene Colon

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Mason Plumlee and Rudy Gobert
Photo Credit: Rene Colon

All events were hosted at Clyde Fraizer’s Wine and Dine Restaurant and Lounge in Midtown West Manhattan. From a Gifting Suites Event with pampering stations, sweet treats, fitness gurus, and clothing designers, to a Passing of the Torch Dinner, to an exclusive and swanky red carpet event the host, Tene Nicole Marketing and PR pulled out all of the stops.

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Nail Lounge NY Glaming up Celebs

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Nail Lounge NY Glaming up Celebs and Players

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Testing out bands with Fitness Compulsion

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Photo Credit: Rene Colon
Top (Express), Pants (Express), Jewelry (Baublebar and Michael Kors), Shoes (Guess), Hair (Envy Me Remy)

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Brianna Colette
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Did you catch the draft live at the Barclay Center or from the comfort of your couch? Who are you looking forward to watching play next season?

Until Next Time! -xo AGT

Photo/Video Credit: Rene Colon

Website: renecolon.com
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