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How to Get Your Blog into the Media

One of the best ways to market your blog is to get it into the media. Our July keynote speaker Baila Lazarus will be sharing some insights into different ways to get your blog into different media outlets (from print, to radio, to TV, to online). Nick Steeves will be sharing about “Turning Your Blog Visitors into Leads.” Our Featured Blogger for July is Tyler Basu from Chatting with Champions. This is a going to be a content-rich event with lots of education and time for networking so make sure you RSVP to attend. We have an amazing location at the Wishpond Global HQ with an incredible view overlooking downtown Vancouver and Coal Harbour!

How to Pitch Your Blog to the Media

Baila will be giving an overview of how media decision-makers choose what they will publish or broadcast; the ways you can use different angles to pitch yourself and your blog; and how to properly structure an email pitch for the 21st century.

Baila Lazarus is an award-winning writer and editor and an expert in media consulting. She provide workshops, webinars and personal sessions teaching people how to get free publicity in the media by leveraging their unique knowledge and experiences.

You can find out more about Baila on her website and social media:



Nick Steeves – How to Turn Blog Visitors into Leads
Nick will discuss a number of beginner and advanced methods for turning your blog visitors into leads and sales for your business. He will discuss best practices as well as case study examples of how he has used these methods successfully on the Wishpond blog.

Nick is Chief Product Officer at Wishpond. He is responsible for Wishpond’s product strategy, design and continued optimization, as well as Wishpond’s content marketing strategy. He lives by the motto “Move Fast and Break Things”.

Website: http://corp.wishpond.com
Twitter: @Wishpond
Facebook: facebook.com/wishpond
Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+NickSteeves/

Tyler Basu – Featured Blogger 

Tyler Basu is an avid blogger, marketer, and online entrepreneur. At the age of 22, he created www.ChattingWithChampions.com, a motivational blog for aspiring entrepreneurs. Tyler is also the host of the popular Chatting With Champions Podcast, an online radio show featuring extensive interviews with a variety of successful individuals including bestselling authors, speakers, consultants, and entrepreneurs. Tyler is also the author of 3 books which are available on Amazon.

Website: www.chattingwithchampions.com

Twitter: @tylerbasu

Facebook: www.facebook.com/thetylerbasu

Diana Ng – Labyrinth Lady

It is estimated that 70 – 80% of our daily thoughts are negative. In any thriving business, we need clear and effective thinking. Is constant negativity and head chatter muddling your thoughts? Are mental and emotional stresses making it difficult for you to relax and be calm?

Diana Ng, R.N., B.Sc.N., M.A., is an awards-winning leadership consultant with a background as a Registered Nurse in Health Promotion, she inspires peace and possibilities in our changing world. She will speak about how walking the labyrinth has helped her write her book, “Walking the Labyrinth: The Path to Mindfulness”, which will be published in September 2014. She will have her beautiful labyrinth onsite and facilitate a walk at our YVR Bloggers event. Also known as, The Labyrinth Lady, in her community for successfully leading the project building the first public labyrinth in Greater Vancouver’s Lower Mainland, with the City of Surrey.

For more story and her blog, read her website:www.labyrinthlady.ca or connect with Diana on social media:
Blog – http://labyrinthlady.ca/blog/
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/vancouverlabyrinth
Twitter – http://twitter.com/diana_ng
LinkedIn – http://ca.linkedin.com/in/ngdiana
Pinterest – http://www.pinterest.com/vanlabyrinth/
Google + – http://plus.google.com/+DianaNglabyrinth/about

The friendly team at Saucy Pops will be sponsoring our event and providing delicious snacks to all of the bloggers in attendance! Can’t wait to try out their amazing Saucy Pops! 

Event Details: 

YVR Bloggers Meetup

Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 6-9 pm (Doors open at 5:30 pm for networking)

Wishpond Global HQ

1500 West Georgia (Office #1150)

We have an AMAZING view of Downtown Vancouver and Coal Harbour!

See you at our July YVR Bloggers Meetup!

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