To me, BlogWorld Expo truly affirms that Social Media is not a mere ‘fad’ but rather a whole new way of communicating with our world neighbors! I met bloggers, entrepreneurs, social media mavens and connected with wonderfully unique and down-to-earth individuals from all over the world!
The social media community is one of forward thinkers, and in that I find solace. To be in a room full of people who work hard each day to make life work for them is amazing.
IZEA, a company who is to me a great example of fresh new thinking in social media was my ticket sponsor to BlogWorld. (you can see my contest entry and info here.) During the Expo, Ted Murphy the Founder of IZEA was bathed in milk and cereal for charity! It was definitely a great interactive experience that took guts because it was cold in that expo hall. Here’s a glimpse:
Also, while at BlogWorld I won a spot on Blog Talk Radio! I was absolutely thrilled for the opportunity and although thoroughly nervous during the interview, I think I was able to get through it without making a complete fool of myself….you be the judge: