IFB Conference, New York—LIVE!

Yeeeeehaw! Today is the day! If you couldn’t join me in New York for IFB Con, everything you need to follow from afar is right here. Follow me on Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram (gritandglamour) for as-it-happens, behind-the-scenes peeks!

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Watch live streaming video from ifbconference at livestream.com


Bloggers Tool Kit | 9-10:30 am ET

Brought to you by Pose.com

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 Georgoulakos, 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? | 11:00-12:30 pm ET

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, Mark Beeching, Digitas • Yuli Ziv, Style Coalition, Bryce Grober, The Luxury Spot, Meghan Donovan, Wit & Whimsy

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

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
Panelists: 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 | 3:30-5:00 pm ET

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,  Now Manifest

Key Note Speaker | 6:00-7:00 pm ET

Joe Zee, Creative Director of ELLE Magazine
Interviewed by Tina Craig, BagSnob


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  1. Oooh, yay! I’m a good 6 ahead, but should be able to catch some of conference after work!
    Have fun there and send virtual hugs to the lovelies!
    Loving the G&G real life, almost real time pictures!

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