Speakers for the 2013 Black Social Media Summit.

Speakers for the 2013 Black Social Media Summit.

The Black Social Media Summit is a one-day social media and blog conference filled with expert-guided workshops, panels and networking opportunities.  An extension of the annual Blogging While Brown Conference, the Black Social Media Summit is designed to provide an affordable social media conference experience that strengthens local and regional Black blogging and social media communities. 

The first Black Social Media Summit will be April 13, 2013 in Austin, TX at the Oasis on Lake Travis.  Plans are to expand the number of events across the world in the future. 


9:00AM -9:30AM - 


9:30AM-10:00AM - 

WordPress vs Blogger vs Squarespace

Gina McCauley, Blogging While Brown

10:00AM - 10:50 -  

The Gatekeepers Are Gone?: 

Lamar and Ronnie Tyler,  Black And Married With Kids


Google Plus and Facebook 

Ashley Small, Medley Incorporated


Linkedin & Email Marketing

Crystal Washington, Socialtunities

1:00PM - 1:50PM

Social Media Superstars: Texas Brands Edition

2:00 PM- 2:25PM  

Business Skills for Bloggers - 

Tamara Floyd, Natural Hair Rules & Floyd and Associates

2:25PM - 2:50PM 

Building Strategic Partnerships - 

Benjamin Floyd, Fluencr

3:00PM - 3:50PM  

State of Black Social Media - 

Craig Brimm, Kiss My Black Ads

 Jesse Muhammad, Brother Jesse- Final Call

Anjuan Simmons, AnjuanSimmons.com

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

Building a Blog into a Brand 

Q&A with Patrice Grell Yursik aka “Afrobella”

6:00PM-8:00PM  Sunset Dinner (SEPARATE TICKET)

2013 Black Social Media Summit


Product Give-A-Way $50

Registration Bag Insert $50 

Exhibitor $250

Lunch Sponsor $1500

Sunset Dinner Sponsor $1500

2013 Tour Sponsor - $5000 

All prices increase on April 1, 2013.


The Black Social Media Summit will travel to four US cities in 2014. Become a sponsor of all four events next year as a Tour Sponsor. 

Titanium Sponsorship  $10,000

Diamond Sponsorship  $5,000

Gold Sponsorships $2,500


Email Lianne@bloggingwhilebrown.com to secure your sponsorship.