Like many of you, I didn’t attend Blog World Expo this year. Instead I blogged live from the TEDxRaleigh conference on Friday morning and left on Friday afternoon to go camping at Ocean Isle Beach. In putting this post together I dipped into the most recent portions of the #bwe10 hashtag archive and selected the posts that either described sessions or gave personal take-aways. If I encountered a pop-up window upon arriving at a blog, I shut it down – your obnoxious attempts to tease me with some lame offer result in no visit from me.

Maggie McGary wrote in her recap of BlogWorld that “being there was like swimming in a sea of Kool-Aid and everyone was drinking it. Maybe in the for-profit world experiences like that are par for the course, but in the association world, they are so rare as to be basically non-existent.” She also gave link love to these posts by other bloggers:

David Griner also wrote two other posts about sessions he attended:

Lisa Barone shares excellent and thorough daily recaps of three days at BlogWorld.

Lulu Grimm discusses how the need to be certain causes paralysis in blogging.

“Timeliness is everything” writes Callan Green in her ten takeaways from BlogWorld. That’s why I’m scrambling to write this post!

Corey Creed shares his notes from 11 sessions plus his final thoughts on the conference. He reminds us that content is still king.

A mind map drawn by John Haydon illustrates his social media on-ramp for nonprofits.

Priya Ramesh found five social refreshers at BlogWorld including “blog with passion and SEO will follow.”

Blogging and social media go hand in glove” is one of the five business trends that Anita Campbell uncovered at Blog World.

Barry Moltz share seven things he learned at Blogworld including “it’s all about how you tell the story.”

Have you written or read a good BlogWorld recap? Please share it in the comments below.

Fishing on Ocean Isle Beach, looking at Sunset Beach, not Las Vegas

 

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