February Mixer: Mastering Instagram with Melissa Camilleri
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

February Mixer: Mastering Instagram with Melissa Camilleri

Get your tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/february-mixer-mastering-instagram-with-melissa-camilleri-tickets-42287557222

Get ready to take your 2018 Instagram strategy to the next level with Melissa Camilleri of Compliment! Melissa, a former teacher, has cultivated many courses and programs for creative entrepreneurs, including her 21 Day Insta Course. She will share her tried-and-true tips to stand out amongst the crowd and ways to create content that resonates with your followers.

We'll also talk through the algorithm changes that hit at the top of the year, and open it up to the audience to ask questions.

You don't want to miss it!

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SCHEDULE

6-6:30pm: Sign-in and mingling with other bloggers, influencers, and creatives.

6:30-7:30pm: Presentation from featured speaker, Melissa Camilleri with a moderated Q&A at the end!

7:30pm: Finish making those connections before you head home.

No matter if you're just starting out or have been building your brand for years, there is something to learn at this event. Makers and small business owners are strongly encouraged to attend!

 

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Get Into Focus: A Photo Workshop for Bloggers and Influencer
Nov
12
10:00 AM10:00

Get Into Focus: A Photo Workshop for Bloggers and Influencer

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT tbbgetintofocus.eventbrite.com

Shake the dust off of that camera! Stop shooting in Auto! The Blog Bloc invites you to step your photo game up at Get Into Focus: A Photo Workshop for Bloggers and Influencers.

You will move through three stations, round-robin style to get comfortable in a few different areas of photography including photo styling, shooting in manual, and editing in Lightroom. You will also have time to practice what you've learned and ask your questions in real time. 

LEARN FROM TBB MEMBERS:

Christina Thomas, Christina Best Photography
The Perfect Portrait

As a photographer, Christina loves connecting with people through her camera. While weddings are a blast for her to shoot, there’s nothing like the intimacy of taking someone’s portrait. She focuses on capturing emotion, light, and color, and smiles. She'll teach you an intro to manual mode and basic camera settings, along with her favorite pro portrait tips! Bring your camera and get ready to shoot!

Mae Batista, Mae Batista Photography
Lightroom Tips + Tricks

Mae Batista is a Sacramento based photographer, specializing in candid moments but incorporates traditional shots that can be adored for generations. Learn Lightroom essentials such as using the adjustments panel to create insta-worthy images and saving your own presets.

Haley Titus, CMC Stock + CommonSpace owner
Flat Lay Styling

Colour Me Classic has developed a curated set of styled stock photography line, available on Creative Market, designed for creative professionals. These photos are a great way to add a modern, sleek and breathable aesthetic to your brand. Haley will share the components for producing the perfect flat lay, and watch you put your learnings in action!

 

By the end of the event you will:

  • Know how to adjust your camera for the perfect portrait in various scenarios
  • Be more comfortable using manual settings and practicing with friends and family
  • Learn how to edit photos and use features in Lightroom to make your pictures pop
  • Know how to find the perfect light and how to style the ultimate flat lay

 

Your ticket includes a pre-event folder of resources, intimate instruction in a supportive and collaborative environment as well as breakfast bites and beverages! See you there!

Please note: To get the most out of the workshop, attendees are encouraged to bring their own DSLRs and laptops with Lightroom installed in advance of the event.

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September Mixer: Content Strategy and Planning
Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

September Mixer: Content Strategy and Planning

CONTENT. You create it. You own it. You share it. You pitch it. You love it. As a blogger, creative-preneur, and business owner, you have to, right? 

Join us for Content Strategy and Planning on Wednesday, September 20 from 6-8pm at Outlet Coworking

Learn tricks to do it with less stress and more efficacy and tools to help you keep it all together. You'll start the evening by mixing and mingling with other bloggers, then you'll enjoy a short presentation before you break out into groups to plan out your content for the next week, month or rest of the year! Attendees are highly encouraged to bring their laptops, notebooks, cameras, etc. There are numerous "Outlets" to plug into at Outlet Coworking. 

Your ticket includes admission as well as small bites, and beverages. See you there!

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August Mixer: Toast to Summer
Aug
16
6:00 PM18:00

August Mixer: Toast to Summer

TICKETS AVAILABLE: tbbaugust2017mixer.eventbrite.com

Summer is winding down, and before we go full steam ahead with our Fall "Back to School" programming, let's enjoy a Toast to Summer in partnership with Wide Open Walls!

Network with some of Sacramento's hottest bloggers, influencers, photographers, and creatives. You wanted more time to chat and collaborate, and we're giving it to you. Need a little bit of help? Don't worry. We will have various "networking stations" for you to move to, at your pace. 

Your ticket includes admission, small bites provided by Nugget Markets, and an assortment of beverages!

Thank you for your support! Your ticket purchase helps fund our events for creatives in the Sacramento area.

The Wide Open Walls mural festival is taking place from August 10th through the 20th, 2017. It will bring over 40 artists – local, national and international – to the Sacramento area. Learn more at wow916.com

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July Mixer: Speed Mentoring with Bloggers and Influencers
Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

July Mixer: Speed Mentoring with Bloggers and Influencers

TICKETS AVAILABLE: tbbjuly2017mixer.eventbrite.com

 

The past two events we've learned from industry experts. Now, it's time to learn from each other! Join us for Speed Mentoring with Bloggers and Influencers at Bar Rouse!

Have you ever wondered how so-and-so's photo gets so much engagement? Want to know what others think of a content series you're launching? Looking for clarity on how much to charge for partnerships?

You'll move around the room to your designated table with several prompts to foster conversation and collaboration.

This is the place to ask those questions and get answers from those who are fighting the same fight as you! 

Your ticket includes admission, hosted apps and one beverage of choice (beer/wine/cocktail/mocktail).

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June Mixer: Perfecting Your Pitch to Brands and Media
Jun
14
6:00 PM18:00

June Mixer: Perfecting Your Pitch to Brands and Media

Come ready to learn everything you need to stand out to brands and media from our featured speaker, Ramona Russell, award-winning PR pro with over 15 years in public relations, marketing and sales. Her clients come from every industry imaginable, and by getting them featured by the media, some increased their revenue in under ten days, and others became bloggers for such publications as The Huffington Post. She's had dozens upon dozens of features in places such as FOXNEWS, BUSINESSWEEK, LUCKY MAGAZINE, IDEA FITNESS JOURNAL and was a panelist for a Microsoft business event. Long story short, this lady knows her stuff.

 

SCHEDULE

6-6:30pm: Sign-in, mingling and pizza/beverages with other bloggers, influencers, and creatives.

6:30-7:30pm: Presentation from featured speaker, Ramona Russell, followed by questions from YOU!

7:30pm: Finish making those connections before you head home.

Your ticket price includes the lecture, pizza and (1) beer/wine/beverage of choice.

No matter if you're just starting out in the blogging game and have no idea where to even begin, or have been building your brand for years, there is something to learn at this event. Makers and small business owners are strongly encouraged to attend!

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Strategy Session at Identity Coffees
Jun
4
2:00 PM14:00

Strategy Session at Identity Coffees

Need to write your blog posts for the week? Want to practice your photography? Seeking some input on some content you created? Come to our strategy session at Identity Coffees! 

These two hours will be used however you need them to further your blogging efforts. Drop in or stay for the whole time! Everyone is welcomed. 

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Strategy Session at Identity Coffees1430 28th St
May
21
2:00 PM14:00

Strategy Session at Identity Coffees1430 28th St

Need to write your blog posts for the week? Want to practice your photography? Seeking some input on some content you created? Come to our strategy session at Identity Coffees! 

These two hours will be used however you need them to further your blogging efforts. Drop in or stay for the whole time! Everyone is welcomed. 

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May Mixer: Building Your Personal Brand
May
17
6:00 PM18:00

May Mixer: Building Your Personal Brand

This month, we're talking about building your personal brand, because let's face it, it's the first step in being taken seriously as a blogger and influencer. Knowing who and what your brand is about and what you stand for is crucial when it comes to landing brand opportunities and extending your reach.

No matter if you're just starting out in this blogging game and have no idea where to even begin, or have been building your brand for years and need a tune-up, you don't want to miss this event!

There will be three featured speakers who are experts in the space of personal branding:

Ashlee Gadd, blogger at Where My Heart Resides and Founder of Coffee + Crumbs

Rebecca Plumb, co-owner of Honey Agency

Will Thompson, influencer and content creator at @goodthompson and the GOOD brand.

 

6-6:30pm: Sign-in, mingling and snacks/beverages with other bloggers, influencers and creatives.

6:30-7:30pm: Panel discussion led by The Blog Bloc w/questions from the audience

7:30pm: Finish making those connections before you head home!

GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY: tbbmay2017mixer.eventbrite.com

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