Our Attendee Spotlight is:
Shimira Williams who's blog is Productivity LLC
What do you hope to experience at BWB 2013?
I hope to engage in more networking opportunities, expand my social media toolbox and have a little fun.
Why did you decide to start a blog?
I was frustrated answering the same questions from people. I thought a blog would be perfect to house and share all the information I know about technology.
Are there specific types of bloggers you are interested in connecting with at the conference?
I'm interested in connecting with technology and STEM education bloggers.
What are your top blogging tips for other bloggers?
Be consistent - Write frequently enough that your audience continues to come back to blog.
Content is queen/king - Good content is key with so many bloggers you have to offer quality content.
Keep your layout clean and responsive
Where do you see you and your blog in 5 years?
In five years, the goal for my blog is to be a resources for small businesses and non profits when establishing or updating their online presence as well as seeking tips for technology to improve their productivity in their personal or professional life.
In five years I hope that blogging is a natural part of my day and that people are asking me to blog for them because I'm an expert in establishing a solid online presence with accountable ROI (Return on Investment).
Do you need something from your fellow bloggers to take your blogging to the next level?
Yes, more information about branding and engaging my audience. I'm an introvert and would love to be break out my shell online because I love technolgy and sharing information. I've been following @drgoddess and @smallbizlady for tips but I need more.
Do you have something to offer bloggers to help them take their blogging to the next level?
I'm adept in technology infrastructure, assisting people an organization's with developing a stable online presence platform. I can assist people in securing domain names, web-hosting services, implementing an email at their domain, set-up social networks and blogs. I'm a HootSuite Certified professional.