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Independent Fashion Bloggers Conference 2011


IFB Conference Schedule

Milk Studios , September 7th, 2011

Bloggers Tool Kit

Brought to you by Pose.com 9-10:30 am

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

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Is the Social Media Industry Broken?

11:00-12:30 pm

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

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Balancing Act: Business & Blogging
1:30-3:00 pm

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

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Evolution of Fashion Media

3:30-5:00 pm
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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Key Note Speaker:

6:00-7:00 pm
Joe Zee, Creative Director of ELLE Magazine
Interviewed by Tina Craig, BagSnob

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Special thanks to Sammy Davis, I Spy DIY and Vintage Vandalizm for doing such a great job modeling for the conference!

Ladybrille Magazine

Founded in 2007, Ladybrille® Magazine is a California based pioneer digital publication demystifying the image of Africans in the west through contemporary African fashion and celebrating the brilliant woman in business and leadership, with an emphasis on the African woman in the diaspora. Our coverage includes stories on capital, access to markets, expertise, hiring and retention, sales, marketing, and promotions.

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