See Jane Write believes you, your life and your blog should be fabulous. And so we present to you our first mini-conference — The Bloganista Mini-Con, a partial day conference for fashion, fitness, and lifestyle bloggers.  The mini-conference will be held 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 19 at the Homewood Public Library, 1721 Oxmoor Road.
Don’t worry if you’re not a style blogger; this conference has something for everyone. Topics we’ll cover include: 
  • Using your blog to land freelance writing gigs and speaking engagements
  • How your blog can land you a new job
  • Working with brands
  • Niche blogging 
  • Time management tips 
  • How to dress like a fashion blogger (even if you’re not one)
  • Turning your blog into a business
  • Spreading the word about your blog 
Our Speakers/Panelists: 
Alexis Barton of Same Chic Different Day
Heather Brown of My Life Well Loved
Erica Bunker of Erica Bunker DIY Style
Megan LaRussa Chenoweth of Southern Femme
Vanessa Culpepper of Budding Fashionista
Bertha Hidalgo of Chic In Academia 
Williesha Morris of My Freelance Life 
Tanya Sylvan of All In Stride
Carla Jean Whitley of Birmingham magazine
Tentative Conference Schedule
Morning Mingle     10 – 11 a.m.
Enjoy a continental breakfast and network with other local bloggers. 

Welcome by Javacia Harris Bowser, Founder of See Jane Write 11 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. 
Morning Keynote by Alexis Barton of Same Chic Different Day     11:15 a.m. – noon  
How to Be a Bloganista     1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
Local bloggers will share tips on time management, blog promotion, developing blog post ideas, working with brands, how to dress like a fashion blogger, and much more. Panelists: Heather Brown of My Life Well LovedErica Bunker of Erica Bunker DIY StyleVanessa Culpepper of Budding Fashionistaand Bertha Hidalgo of Chic In Academia
Beyond the Blog     2:15 – 3 p.m.
Editors of local publications and local bloggers will share tips on how you can use your blog to land freelance writing gigs and even a full-time job. Panelists: Alexis Barton of Same Chic Different DayWilliesha Morris of My Freelance LifeTanya Sylvan of All In Stride, and Carla Jean Whitley of Birmingham magazine
Break     3 – 3:30 p.m. 
Afternoon Keynote
by Megan LaRussa Chenoweth of Southern Femme     3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Farewell     4:15 – 4:30 p.m.