If you're really in it… blogging never gets old. Things are very different today than they were back in February at the last conference. Man Repelller blew up seemingly overnight, Now Manifest created a super blog, and now more than ever, bloggers of all levels are doing interesting things with their blogs and with their lives.
This season, I'm particularly proud to announce the line up for the New York IFB Conference in partnership with MADE at Milk Studios to kick off NYFW. We'll be hearing from charismatic Joe Zee, Elle's Creative Director about how social media has affected his career. Other amazing panelists will include, Coco Rocha, Mickey Boardman, Man Repeller, Natalie Off Duty, People Style Watch, Advanced Style and more!
Don't wait, since opening up ticket sales early this year, we don't have many tickets left!
IFB Conference Schedule
Milk Studios , September 7th, 2011
Bloggers Tool Kit
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Learn how to promote yourself through social media and find out which metrics work best for bloggers. Are Twitter and Facebook really all that effective? Find out here.
Moderator: Christen Rochon, Divas & Dorks • Panelists: Leandra Medine, Man Repeller • Vahni Georgulakos, Grit and Glamour • Sammy Davis, Sammy Davis Vintage • Erica Chan Coffman and Lauren Kolodny, Honestly WTF, Alisa Gould Simon of Pose.com
Is the Social Media Industry Broken?
We all know expertise and time doesn't come free in other industries, why is social media different? Social media was born out of the ‘free model'– we start blogging for free, use Twitter and Facebook for free…so where do we go from here? This panel will discuss the role bloggers play in the digital landscape and what the future holds for this rapidly-changing form of media.
Moderator: Tony Wang, post.fashionism • Panelists: Carol Han, Milk and Mode • John Jannuzzi, Textbook • Mark Beeching, Digitas • Yuli Ziv, Style Coalition, Bryce Grober, The Luxury Spot, Meghan Donovan, Wit & Whimsy
Balancing Act: Business & Blogging
Need tips on how to create an amazing career through blogging without losing your soul? It's a balancing act! We’ll discuss how bloggers keep their cred and build their business, as well as delve into the subject of ethical blogging practices.
Moderator: Grechen Cohen, Grechen's Closet • Panelist: Coco Rocha, Oh So Coco • Annie Tomlin, BellaSugar • Aimee Song, Song of Style • Natalie Suarez, Natalie off Duty • Kristina Medhus, Pretty Shiny Sparkly • Ari Goldberg, StyleCaster
Evolution of Fashion Media
Gone are the days when fashion media was all about glossy magazines and red carpet photos. As mainstream media moves online, how do blogs differentiate themselves from fashion sites? This panel–an IFB Conference first–will touch on this and more.
Moderated by: Ann Colville Somma, HolierthanNow • Panelist: Mr. Mickey, PaperMag • Mary HK Choi, MTV Style • Claire Sulmers, Fashion Bomb Daily • Ari Seth Cohen, Advanced Style • Joyce Chang, People Style Watch • Christian Remrod, Fashion Networks
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