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about 1 minute ago Join us for #crafterminds PM tonight at 8pm E/5pm P with host @serenitynowgirl #crafterminds

about 1 minute ago RT @crafterminds: Check out Blogger Confessions on the CM blog: http://t.co/u51YoToe #crafterminds about 1 minute ago And the follow-up: Don't Believe Everything You Pin http://t.co/AzKcxlIN #crafterminds about 1 minute ago @crafterminds the joys of two kids under 3! #crafterminds about 2 minutes ago Check out Blogger Confessions on the CM blog: http://t.co/bW0cM9Jr #crafterminds about 2 minutes ago had fun for a little bit will be back next week XOXOX #crafterminds about 2 minutes ago Thanks @crafterminds for another great chat #crafterminds about 2 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: RT @ScribbleTown: were offering 10% off to fellow crafters at http://t.co/kJm2QPtm Use code SHOP1211 #crafterminds about 2 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft hahah, i love it -- "synchronized diaper-filling" #crafterminds about 3 minutes ago RT @ScribbleTown: we're offering 10% off to fellow crafters at http://t.co/RFsITQrQ Use code SHOP1211 #crafterminds about 3 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: join us for #snapchat at 10:30 am MST on Thurs. Were talking how to avoid holiday stress :) #crafterminds about 3 minutes ago Well, I'm dealing with synchronized diaper-filling here, so gotta go. Thanks for the chat. You've inspired me! #crafterminds about 3 minutes ago putting in calendar now!!! @taunitweets #snapchat at 10:30 am MST on Thurs. We're talking how to avoid holiday stress :) #crafterminds about 3 minutes ago I make sure that my sponsorship promotion is done before or at least a week after the event, unless I am instagramming them #crafterminds

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about 4 minutes ago Great chat!If you missed it earlier we're offering 10% off to fellow crafters at http://t.co/ycmXHXNS Use code SHOP1211 #crafterminds about 4 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Would love to have you ladies join us for #snapchat at 10:30 am MST on Thurs. We're talking how to avoid holiday stress :) #crafterminds about 4 minutes ago Thx for the chat friends...Always fun to learn from you! xoxo #crafterminds about 4 minutes ago Adios ladies! Off to my big anniversary date night! #crafterminds about 4 minutes ago But conference sponsorship is a great avenue to explore, esp. if you need financial help to attend #crafterminds about 4 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: When you get sponsorship, you are adding layers of complication to the event. #crafterminds about 5 minutes ago @reesedixon hahahahahha. #crafterminds about 5 minutes ago When you get sponsorship, you are adding layers of complication to the event. #crafterminds about 5 minutes ago Plug for my current sponsor: you can use AmEx rewards points to pay for travel to conferences. #crafterminds about 5 minutes ago Okay, so let's just play Heads Up 7up on our desks until the bell rings #haha #crafterminds about 5 minutes ago Needs to be worth your time, I guess RT @crafterminds: @taunitweets yeah, getting sponsors for an event can become a 2nd job! #Crafterminds about 6 minutes ago @taunitweets @crafterminds i am pretty picky abt who I work with now #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago RT @PrettyHandyGirl: You can save some $ by carpooling and driving to the conference. Planning on that for #Blissdom #crafterminds

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about 7 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Most impt thing...HAVE A GOOD TIME! RT @crafterminds: @taunitweets What else am I forgetting? :) #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago Would love to have you ladies join us for #snapchat at 10:30 am MST on Thurs. We're talking how to avoid holiday stress :) #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago @taunitweets yeah, getting sponsors for an event can become a 2nd full time job! #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Most impt thing...HAVE A GOOD TIME! RT @crafterminds: @taunitweets What else am I forgetting? :) #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Most impt thing...HAVE A GOOD TIME! RT @crafterminds: @taunitweets What else am I forgetting? :) #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago You can save some $ by carpooling and driving to the conference. Planning on that for #Blissdom #Haven2012 #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago "my promotion ideas were good, but what I had already done spoke louder to them than anything else" http://t.co/D8hmzM4k #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago Most impt thing...HAVE A GOOD TIME! RT @crafterminds: @taunitweets What else am I forgetting? :) #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago @crafterminds I knw...I don't do sponsored conferences anymore. Would rather pay for them myself. #lessstress #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago Darn! Missed the @crafterminds chat! Looks like it was a good one too! Will have to catch up tonight or via blog recap! #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago Thinking about that! RT @craftmoore: I did 1-day at BlogHer 11, and it was worth it #Crafterminds about 8 minutes ago @taunitweets What else am I forgetting? :) #crafterminds about 9 minutes ago @taunitweets Me too. I am so bad at the whole financial followthrough!! #badblogger #crafterminds

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about 9 minutes ago Ok... lunch is over... gotta get to work! Thanks for the chat, gals!! #crafterminds about 10 minutes ago Yes. I am that stupid. RT @crafterminds: Once you get a sponsor, dont forget to send them an invoice! #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago Once you get a sponsor, don't forget to send them an invoice! #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago @crafterminds Kids are up, off to work. Thanks for the chat today! #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago I did 1-day at BlogHer '11, and it was worth it. RT @madiganmade: Was thinking about just doing part of a day... #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago @craftmoore Some conferences like Blogher sell just party/expo hall passes. Might work if you will miss sessions 4 meetings #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago RT @CookCleanCraft: Im now thinking about using frequent flyer points to help reduce costs. #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft Great idea! #frequentflyer #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago They are missing out...RT @crafterminds: RT @craftmoore: Ive heard of "conf crashers" who just do hotel/party, no conf pass. #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @craftmoore I'm a train ride away... Was thinking about just doing part of a day... #Crafterminds about 12 minutes ago I'm now thinking about using frequent flyer points to help reduce costs. #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago RT @craftmoore: Ive heard of "conf crashers" who just do hotel/party, no conf pass. #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago Don't fill pitches with hesitation "You have to believe in yourself and what you can offer." http://t.co/8K356iP5 #crafterminds

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about 13 minutes ago I've heard of "conf crashers" who just do hotel/party, no conf pass. RT @madiganmade: @crafterminds just come to party? #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago If you need help let me know. Did event planning to a TV station @crafterminds: co-hosting craft blog party! #blogher12 #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago @condoblues Having the dog had a lot of perks - he was a GREAT ice breaker! #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago @madiganmade I know! that's what I was thinking... just go to the party! #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago @LadyAnne525 I died when I saw dogs got conference badges at BlogPaws. So cute! #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago @sweetrosestudio I don't know yet! details forthcoming when I get them #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago me too, me too! RT @sweetrosestudio: Need any volunteers to help? ;) RT @crafterminds: co-hosting craft blog party! #blogher12 #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago @taunitweets I'm working on family approval! #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago "The biggest mistake is to send a pitch that screams form letter." http://t.co/8K356iP5 #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago @crafterminds How fun! This will be my first @BlogHer - can't wait to hear more about your party! #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago @crafterminds Can I just come up to the party? Hehehe... #Crafterminds about 15 minutes ago Woot! RT @crafterminds: I am going to #blogher12 because im co-hosting a craft bloggers party! #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago Need any volunteers to help? ;) RT @crafterminds: I am going to #blogher12 because im co-hosting a craft bloggers party! #crafterminds

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about 15 minutes ago @taunitweets @PearlGateway good to know! #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago @condoblues My dog and I went to Blog Paws this year - it was great! #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago LOL sounds fun! RT @condoblues: I tweeted that conference looked like The Big Bang Theory threw up in the convention center. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago I am going to #blogher12 because i'm co-hosting a craft bloggers' party! #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago @graphicsfairy We would LOVE to have you though :) #snapconf #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago @craftmoore I tweeted that conference looked like The Big Bang Theory threw up in the convention center. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago @graphicsfairy They are not partnering for TCC next year :( #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago Or come to the one in Vegas & hang with me! : ) RT @crafterminds: Bloggy bootcamps - look for one near you! #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago I'm glad I'm not the only one. :) #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago What brands are looking for from a sponsorship pitch (from @unexperiencedmom) http://t.co/8K356iP5 #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago @PearlGateway It's more business...Mom blog oriented. Few crafters (which is pretty typical) #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago @crafterminds Husband says I should take Blitzkrieg to my next conference.Told him we need to go to BlogPaws-pet bloggers #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago LOL RT @condoblues: @crafterminds My husband dragged me to OhioComicCon. Does that count? ;) #crafterminds

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about 17 minutes ago @sweetrosestudio No, part of reason I'm excited about #SNAPConf is cause it's in Utah! #neverbeen either!! ;-) #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago @sweetrosestudio No, that's not sad at all! :) #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago @crafterminds I'm going back to Blogher Handmade/ TCC & I'm thinking about Snap! #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago @craftmoore @madiganmade Fun! @tiffanyrom is wonderful...You will love her #BBC #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago Bloggy bootcamps - look for one near you! RT @craftmoore: There is a bloggy bootcamp happening in town in 2012, #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago @crafterminds i want to attend BlogHER & @snapconf 4 sure #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago Tee Hee! Did you blog about it? RT @condoblues: @crafterminds My husband dragged me to OhioComicCon. Does that count? ;) #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: AGREE! RT @crafterminds: When I approach a sponsor, I focus the things I will do on my blog, NOT at the conference #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago @condoblues At least that means your hub appreciates the appeal of a conference! #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago Is it sad that I want to go to BlogHer just so I can go to NY? #neverbeen #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: When I approach a sponsor, I focus the things I will do on my blog, NOT at the conference #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago AGREE! RT @crafterminds: When I approach a sponsor, I focus the things I will do on my blog, NOT at the conference #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago Great to know! RT @crafterminds: When I approach a sponsor, I focus the things I will do on my blog, NOT at the conference #crafterminds

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about 19 minutes ago @HenStrikesAgain Thanks for joining us! Good night! #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago There is a bloggy bootcamp happening in town in 2012, might go to that one... #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago @taunitweets Most of my crafty bloggy friends are in the US. #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago @crafterminds My husband dragged me to OhioComicCon. Does that count? ;) #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: When I approach a sponsor, I focus the things I will do on my blog, NOT at the conference #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago I am going to CHA, #snapconf, #blogher12 #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago Staying local @a Bloggy Boot Camp(Philly)RT @crafterminds: So, what conferences are you thinking about attending this year? #Crafterminds about 19 minutes ago Haven't heard of EVO, I must be out of the loop #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago When I approach a sponsor, I focus the things I will do on my blog, NOT at the conference #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago @crafterminds #crafterminds night all it's getting late and I'm not at conference stage. Good links though. Thanks for info. X x about 19 minutes ago @crafterminds Going to try to make Blogher and one other DIY/Craft niche conference. Not sure which one. #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: So, what conferences are you thinking about attending this year? #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago #SnapConf for sure. Already have my ticket!RT @crafterminds: So, what conferences are you thinking about attending this year? #crafterminds

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about 20 minutes ago CHA, SNAP, EVO, considering one more RT @crafterminds: So, what conferences are you thinking about attending this year? #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago @crafterminds HAVEN!! #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago @cookcleancraft Bring a few friends :) #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago So, what conferences are you thinking about attending this year? #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago RT @chilihead: If it’s true partnership, your proposal is about what you can do for company #BWEchat #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Some collected Conference Sponsorship wisdom from #BWEchat http://t.co/CLXauwzU #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago @sweetrosestudio I've learned my lesson...me to :) #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago Some collected Conference Sponsorship wisdom from #BWEchat http://t.co/dipWOwiC #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago RT Staying @ hotel is like tipping ur server. If u cant afford tip u cant afford dinner. Cant afford hotel=cant afford conf. #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago RT @PearlGateway: If u cant afford tip u cant afford dinner. Cant afford hotel=cant afford conf. #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago @PearlGateway Ooohhh... great analogy!! #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago @taunitweets I think I'll always stick to the niche conf. I like my crafty peeps. :) #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: If u want to volunteer 4 a conf, follow, engage, build relationship. More likely to get a spot :) #justsayin #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago Staying @ hotel is like tipping ur server. If u cant afford tip u can't afford dinner. Can't afford hotel=can't afford conf. #crafterminds

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about 24 minutes ago Great idea! RT @crafterminds: If you are a newbie, choose a conference that is closer to home if you can - to try it out #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: If you want to volunteer for a conf, follow them, engage, build relationship. You're more likely to get a spot :) #justsayin #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago @condoblues SO worth it! Plus the added advantage of "hanging" with Conf. sponsors in the evening #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago This is also a great strategy for prospective sponsors! RT @taunitweets: engage, build relationship. #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago They are fun!! RT @sweetrosestudio: First conf made me want to go to *every* conf now! Addicted! #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: If you want to volunteer for a conf, follow them, engage, build relationship. Youre more likely to get a spot #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago @sweetrosestudio It happens to everyone. You will loose that addiction quickly #notworthit #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: RT @taunitweets: If you want to volunteer for a conf, follow them, engage, build relationship. Youre more likely to get a spot #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago My plan RT @crafterminds: If you are a newbie, choose a conference that is closer to home if you can - to try it out #Crafterminds about 25 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: If you want to volunteer for a conf, follow them, engage, build relationship. Youre more likely to get a spot #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago First conf made me want to go to *every* conf now! Addicted! #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Make sure your family is on board for your conference going - they all have to sacrifice for you to go. #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago Also, don't underestimate costs back at home during conference -

esp. if you have to pay for childcare #crafterminds • • about 26 minutes ago @CraftaholicAnon @ladyanne525 sounds fun :) #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago I did this. :) RT @crafterminds: If you are a newbie, choose a conference that is closer to home if you can - to try it out #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago If you want to volunteer for a conf, follow them, engage, build relationship. You're more likely to get a spot :) #justsayin #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @CraftaholicAnon That def helps! Staying with someone who isn't going is rough. #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago If you are a newbie, choose a conference that is closer to home if you can - to try it out #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago Absolutely. RT @crafterminds: Make sure fam is on board for your conference going - they all have to sacrifice for you to go. #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago @LadyAnne525 @crafterminds I'm staying with a friend that lives close to a conf and we'll be commuting together. #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago But they get an energized momma in return! RT @crafterminds: Make sure your family is on board - they all have to sacrifice #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Make sure you pay attention to what conf fee covers. @snapconf is covering most meals #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago @PrettyHandyGirl You're welcome :) #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Heres an idea - how about hosting a Twitter chat for a sponsor in exchange for some moolah? #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Yes! Choose conferences wisely for maximum return on investment! #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago RT @condoblues: Staying in the host hotel is $$ but worth it. Always running back to room to drop stuff off during conference. #crafterminds

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about 27 minutes ago #crafterminds I'm here, but hard to tip on lil iPhone under umbrella at bus stop ;-) about 27 minutes ago RT @condoblues: Staying in the host hotel is $$ but worth it. Always running back to room to drop stuff off during conference. #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago Make sure your family is on board for your conference going they all have to sacrifice for you to go. #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago Yes! Choose conferences wisely for maximum return on investment! #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @SandandSisal Staying in the host hotel is $$ but worth it. Always running back to room to drop stuff off during conference. #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago Good idea! RT @crafterminds: Heres an idea - how about hosting a Twitter chat for a sponsor in exchange for some moolah? #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago I <3 u for that!RT @taunitweets: Make sure you pay attention to what conf fee covers. @snapconf we're covering most meals #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Heres an idea - how about hosting a Twitter chat for a sponsor in exchange for some moolah? #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago WORD RT @taunitweets: I think its always more beneficial to go where your "people" are. #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago So Sad! Was totally going to go to @snapconf but I'll be 9 months pregnant! :( #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago LOL RT @craftmoore: OMG! Is there a bathroom schedule?? :D RT @sweetrosestudio: Weve got 5 people in our room at @snapconf #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @crafterminds #crafterminds I'm new to blogging and not ready for sponsorship not big enough, how do i increase traffic? Xx about 28 minutes ago Here's an idea - how about hosting a Twitter chat for a sponsor in

exchange for some moolah? #crafterminds • about 29 minutes ago @crafterminds Plus, you get so much more out of the conf being there all the time - no worries abt missing early/late events! #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago @craftmoore It's a free for all at this point. Should be fun! #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago Went to Blissdom last yr & I can't imagine having to stay anywhere other than the host hotel. Lots of activity! #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago No secret that I am a big fan of niche conferences, but I think it's always more beneficial to go where your "people" are. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Staying at the official conference hotel will usually save you money #trustme #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago @LadyAnne525 I vowed to never couchsurf for a conference again! I would rather shell out $300 for a hotel. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago We had attendees selling their handmade wares a year in advance to buy their #SewingSummit ticket #crafterminds #dowhatittakes about 29 minutes ago OMG! Is there a bathroom schedule?? :D RT @sweetrosestudio: Weve got 5 people in our room at @snapconf to cut costs. #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago RT @modpodgerocks: RT @crafterminds: Some good conference sponsorship ideas in this article: http://t.co/4EzRFpLB #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago Bloggers could do demo/workshop, provide custom show coverage w/ a sponsor button, or trade out tutes for attending. #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago so right!! @taunitweets Staying at the official conference hotel will usually save you money in the long run #trustme #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago True! RT @sweetrosestudio: @taunitweets RE: Hotel...And its so fun to hang out with other attendees at nite! #crafterminds

about 30 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Yes! RT @crafterminds: Warning about couchsurfing during conference - travel to conference every day can be a PAIN #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago @taunitweets RE: Hotel...And it's so fun to hang out with other attendees at nite! #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago I stayed at a friends' house for a conference - travel was HARSH 45 min drive (& I had no car) #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago AGREE! RT @taunitweets: Staying at the official conference hotel will usually save you money in the long run #trustme #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago And it is more fun! RT @taunitweets: Staying at the official conference hotel will usually save you money #trustme #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago Woot! RT @PearlGateway: SO pumped for #SNAPConf - Kind of a big leap for my first, all the way to Utah - its gonna be a BLAST! #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago RT @sweetrosestudio: We've got 5 people in our room at @snapconf to cut costs. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Some good conference sponsorship ideas in this article: http://t.co/4EzRFpLB #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago @crafterminds @CraftaholicAnon I've done the couch-surfing bit for conferences and it is universally AWFUL. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago RT @PearlGateway: I am SO pumped for #SNAPConf - Kind of a big leap for my first, all the way to Utah - its gonna be a BLAST! #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago Yes! RT @crafterminds: Warning about couch-surfing during conference - travel to conference every day can be a PAIN #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago @crafterminds Thanks for all the links, bookmarking them into a "conf" folder #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago @SandandSisal We're talking about getting conference

sponsorship! #crafterminds • about 31 minutes ago Staying at the official conference hotel will usually save you money in the long run #trustme #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago I am SO pumped for #SNAPConf - Kind of a big leap for my first, all the way to Utah - it's gonna be a BLAST! #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Buy your tix early. Most conferences have early bird rates - much better deal! #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Make sure you pay attention to what conf fee covers. @snapconf we're covering most meals, but that's not the norm #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago Warning about couch-surfing during conference - travel to conference every day can be a PAIN @CraftaholicAnon #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Some good conference sponsorship ideas in this article: http://t.co/nB2cJVxn #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Buy your tix early. Most conferences have early bird rates - much better deal! #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago RT @CraftaholicAnon: Another way to save cost is look up your friends on FB and see if anyone lives close to the conf. #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago Make sure you pay attention to what conf fee covers. @snapconf we're covering most meals, but that's not the norm #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago Some good conference sponsorship ideas in this article: http://t.co/mpWC7DEh #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago And remember that you don't HAVE to get a sponsorship. Nothing wrong with selling ads to get your conference $$. #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago What kinds of things does a blogger offer? RT @iLoveToCreate: From company stance, we want 2 know how youll be ambassador for #crafterminds

about 33 minutes ago RT @CraftaholicAnon: Another way to save $ is look up your friends on FB and see if anyone lives close to the conf. #stayfree #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago Buy your tix early. Most conferences have early bird rates - much better deal! #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago RT @SewingSummit: Sewing Summit attendees, there's a great Twitter chat going on now about finding personal conference sponsorships - follow #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago Another way to save cost is look up your friends on FB and see if anyone lives close to the conf. #stayfree #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago YES, keep in mind the things you are promising a sponsor. Don't promise too much (esp. AT show - you'll be crazy busy already) #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago Hey, I'm super late, but hello everyone! #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago @whbsblog I'm going to Haven :-) #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago YES! RT @craftmoore: Whatever the sponsorship "deal" is, you dont want it to take away from YOUR conference experience. #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago RT @craftmoore: Whatever the sponsorship "deal" is, you dont want it to take away from YOUR conference experience. #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago Just their email notifications, etc. RT @ScribbleTown: ive never even heard of airline mailing lists! good to know! #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago RT @craftmoore: Whatever the sponsorship "deal" is, you dont want it to take away from YOUR conference experience. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago Is anyone going to Haven? I'm looking things up and that looks like a doable rate.. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago Agreed! RT @taunitweets: I always share a hotel room to cut down on costs, plus its fun! #crafterminds

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about 35 minutes ago Whatever the sponsorship "deal" is, you don't want it to take away from YOUR conference experience. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: From company stance, we want 2 know how youll be ambassador for us at show. creative&prepared presentation. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: From company stance, we want to know how youll be an ambassador for us at show. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Ways to save $ on a sponsorship: share hotel rooms, be on airline mailing lists (to take advantage of sales) #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: You can raise money by having a garage sale, bake sale, or craft sale, too! Earmark your sales for an event. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago i've never even heard of airline mailing lists! good to know! #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago I always share a hotel room to cut down on costs, plus it's fun! #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Ways to save $ on a sponsorship: share hotel rooms, be on airline mailing lists (to take advantage of sales) #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago We've got 5 people in our room at @snapconf to cut costs. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago You can raise money by having a garage sale, bake sale, or craft sale, too! Earmark your sales for an event. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago From company stance, we want to know how you'll be an ambassador for us at show. Always send creative&prepared presentation. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago @RebeccaEParsons Hi Rebecca! #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Ways to save $ on a sponsorship: share hotel rooms, be on airline mailing lists (to take advantage of sales) #crafterminds

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about 37 minutes ago Ways to save $ on a sponsorship: share hotel rooms, be on airline mailing lists (to take advantage of sales) #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago RT @mvemother: RT @crafterminds: Maybe you could offer to set up FB page or do some social media for a local business in ex. for sponsorship #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago That's so nice! RT @craftmoore: My mom is a sponsor and one of my biggest fans! Love her BIG TIME! #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago @crafterminds just stopping in to say I am missing you all, just so darned busy today!!! XOXOX #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago Hi all! Stopping in to listen to the chat! #Crafterminds about 37 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Maybe you could offer to set up FB page or do some social media for a local business in ex. for sponsorship #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago RT @condoblues: Be sure to check the rules on promoting your sponsor. Some conferences limit what you can do/giveaway. #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago RT @graphicsfairy: Dont forget, if you make an income on your blog or your handmade biz, you can deduct expenses #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Another post about Getting Conference Sponsorship by @dealseekingmom http://t.co/3p7PiNoj #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago My mom is a sponsor and one of my biggest fans! Love her BIG TIME!RT @crafterminds: @craftmoore mom sponsors. :) #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Another post about Getting Conference Sponsorship by @dealseekingmom http://t.co/3p7PiNoj #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago Maybe you could offer to set up a FB page or do some social media for a local business in ex. for sponsorship #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @crafterminds Be sure to check the rules on promoting your sponsor. Some conferences limit what you can do/giveaway. #crafterminds

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about 39 minutes ago Wow. "@crafterminds I estimate $1000 & up RT @MouseInMyPocket: what is the average cost to attend a conference? #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @craftmoore brings up a good point! You can ask for local businesses or family members to sponsor/donate. #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago Varies. Plane ticket from Vegas to San Diego is 1/3 of going to New York! RT @MouseInMyPocket: cost to attend a conference? #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago Don't forget, if you make an income on your blog or your handmade biz, you can deduct whatever expenses you do have to pay. #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @craftmoore So your mom was one of your sponsors. :) #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @craftmoore Hey, we stand on the shoulders of our parents...#momsareawesome #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Blog advertising, sponsored posts, blog giveaways, business card #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago Another post about Getting Conference Sponsorship by @dealseekingmom http://t.co/3p7PiNoj #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago True. RT @crafterminds: @taunitweets I think @blogher is more expensive bc the locations are expensive - NYC in 2012! #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago @crafterminds Last year's NYC trip was cheaper for me than Mom 2.0 in New Orleans. I think it just depends... #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago {shamefaced admission for a 30-something to make} My MOM paid for my plane ticket to BlogHer! #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago @rhondarowley Blog advertising, sponsored posts, blog giveaways, business card #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago @taunitweets I think @blogher is more expensive bc the locations

are expensive - NYC in 2012! #crafterminds • about 41 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: @MouseInMyPocket Totally depends. Most niche conf are somewhat expensive, while BlogHer is cheaper #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago @whbsblog hubby knows better than to question my hobby, or I'll question his! At least mine brings in a couple bucks! #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago RT @reesedixon: went to my first conf this year. It paid for itself and brought opps I wasnt getting on my own. #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago Yes! RT @modpodgerocks: I would work on relationships all year round with companies for conf time. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago @MouseInMyPocket Totally depends. Most niche conf are somewhat expensive, while BlogHer is cheaper Niche confs are better IMHO #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago RT @graphicsfairy: RT @taunitweets: Speaking of which...We will have limited volunteer opportunities at SNAP. Will have an app up before Jan. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago You can also apply to speak at a conference - could be good for a free ticket. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago RT @modpodgerocks: I would work on relationships all year round with companies for conf time. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Another Personal Sponsorship guide by @unexperiencedmom http://t.co/ZB2OlZXL #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago I estimate $1000 & up RT @MouseInMyPocket: what is the average cost to attend a conference? #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago RT @MouseInMyPocket: what is the average cost to attend a conference? #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago After 7 years of blogging, went to my first conf this year. It paid for itself and brought opps I wasn't getting on my own. #crafterminds

about 42 minutes ago RT @modpodgerocks: I would work on relationships all year round with companies for conf time. #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago RT @rhondarowley: Those who have previously been sponsored, what kinds of things did you do for the company? #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @LadyAnne525 Sure NP LMK if you have any ?s #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @craftmoore Bringing up golf and fantasy football would be a good start, thanks ;) #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: If you have an existing relationship w/ a sponsor then I wld contact. Otherwise seek out new ones. #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago I would work on relationships all year round with companies for conf time. #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago Those who have previously been sponsored, what kinds of things did you do for the company? #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago what is the average cost to attend a conference? #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago Fantastic! RT @condoblues: @taunitweets I volunteered as Mike handler @ my 1st Blogher. Was great experience! #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @taunitweets Thanks so much! #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago Another Personal Sponsorship guide by @unexperiencedmom http://t.co/ZB2OlZXL #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @LadyAnne525 Utah April 19-21 http://t.co/KQsBwtll #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @taunitweets I volunteered as Mike handler @ my 1st Blogher. Was great experience! #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago @whbsblog @crafterminds If you have an existing relationship w/

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a sponsor then I wld contact. Otherwise seek out new ones. #crafterminds • • about 44 minutes ago @crafterminds HA! ;) Good idea. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago Does he justify every golf trip/video game purchase/movie?RT @whbsblog:challenge convincing my husband that worth the cost #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago RT @sweetrosestudio: How do you know what kind of companies to pitch? What do you send when you pitch? #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Speaking of which...We will have limited volunteer opportunities at SNAP. Will have an app up before Jan. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago @taunitweets When/where is SNAP? #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Speaking of which...We will have limited volunteer opportunities at SNAP. Will have an app up before Jan. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago RT @whbsblog: Would you pitch sponsors who are already participating in the conf? Or seek out new ones? #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Speaking of which...We will have limited volunteer opportunities at SNAP. Will have an app up before Jan. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago Speaking of which...We will have limited volunteer opportunities at SNAP. Will have an app up before Jan. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Consider working as a volunteer to cover the cost of your ticket. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago @whbsblog If you can show your hub that your blog has an income, he might be more willing to consider a conference #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago @taunitweets @crafterminds Would you pitch sponsors who are already participating in the conf? Or seek out new ones? #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago Hey ladies! Here for just a sec. #needykids #crafterminds

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about 45 minutes ago you mean, volunteer at the conference?RT @taunitweets: Consider working as a volunteer to cover the cost of your ticket. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago Hi gals! Stopping in for a minute while I inhale my lunch... #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Consider working as a volunteer to cover the cost of your ticket. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago @whbsblog @rhondarowley my experience? You cannot do any of those things for a sponsor... #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago Sewing Summit attendees, there's a great Twitter chat going on now about finding personal conference sponsorships - follow #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago RT @whbsblog: Good question RT @rhondarowley: What types of things can you do under a sponsorship? Demos, make and takes, booth manning...? #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Consider working as a volunteer to cover the cost of your ticket. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @whbsblog convincing your spouse about the usefulness of a conference is tricky. Start by tracking your blog's income #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @sweetrosestudio @taunitweets Hello!!! :D #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago Consider working as a volunteer to cover the cost of your ticket. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago Hi Amy! RT @modpodgerocks: Hey guys! Glad to be at the chat. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago AMY!!!! RT @modpodgerocks: Hey guys! Glad to be at the chat. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago Good question RT @rhondarowley: What types of things can you

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do under a sponsorship? Demos, make and takes, booth manning...? #crafterminds • about 46 minutes ago RT @mcpn: Any travel for my 8-5 requires a pre-trip spreadsheet for planning. We use it for personal/family travel, too. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago This. RT @crafterminds: Ways you can benefit a sponsor: placement on your blog (a post, sidebar ad), social media love... #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago For a blogging conference, it will be harder to find a spot at a sponsor's booth. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago Mother hen strikes again, here! My blog: http://t.co/GHd3so3r #crafterminds @crafterminds good evening all x x x about 47 minutes ago Hey guys! Glad to be at the chat. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago Any travel for my 8-5 requires a pre-trip spreadsheet for planning. We use it for personal/family travel, too. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago @rhondarowley If it's something like CHA, you might be able to find a spot working at a booth #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: I love this article from @blissdom: Smart Girl's Guide to Personal Sponsorship http://t.co/Dvgg95vS #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago RT @rhondarowley: What types of things can you do under a sponsorship? Demos, make and takes, booth manning...? #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Ways you can benefit a sponsor: placement on your blog (a post, sidebar ad), social media love... #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Consider partial sponsorships...Pitching several non-competing companies. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago @sweetrosestudio EVO is in UT :) #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago RT @whbsblog: I think my biggest challenge would be convincing my husband that the whole thing was worth the cost/hassle. #crafterminds

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about 48 minutes ago @whbsblog That's the hard part! #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago Ways you can benefit a sponsor: placement on your blog (a post, sidebar ad), social media love... #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago What types of things can you do under a sponsorship? Demos, make and takes, booth manning...? #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago Where is EVO? RT @taunitweets: @reesedixon My opinion? EVO is far better than BlogHer... #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago Consider partial sponsorships...Pitching several non-competing companies. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: When creating a pitch for sponsorship, think about what you can offer a potential sponsor #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago I think my biggest challenge would be convincing my husband that the whole thing was worth the cost/hassle. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago @reesedixon My opinion? EVO is far better than BlogHer... #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago How do you know what kind of companies to pitch? What do you send when you pitch? #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago When creating a pitch for sponsorship, think about what you can offer a potential sponsor #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago LOL. I wish, but if you come I will cover hotel. RT @CookCleanCraft: @taunitweets Does it include airfares from Australia? ;) #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: The earlier you can pitch a company the better. Many have budgets planned out for the yr before it begins. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago And also from @blissdom: Crafting Your Pitch http://t.co/LFk9ddIe #crafterminds

about 50 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Costs can really add up, which is why weve tried to make @snapconf all inclusive. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago The earlier you can pitch a company the better. Many have budgets planned out for the yr before it begins. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago @crafterminds I'm planning on @snapconf and hopefully @BlogHer, debating Evo. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago @taunitweets Does it include airfares from Australia? ;) #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Costs can really add up, which is why weve tried to make @snapconf all inclusive. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago @crafterminds Yes, and pet sitter fees too! My family is not responsible enough to take care of my dog while I'm gone! #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago RT @allartful: @crafterminds Im going to blissdom! Any other #crafterminds going? Well have to meet up :) #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago I love this article from @blissdom: Smart Girl's Guide to Personal Sponsorship http://t.co/Dvgg95vS #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Costs can really add up, which is why we've tried to make @snapconf all inclusive. #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago Costs can really add up, which is why we've tried to make @snapconf all inclusive. #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: When thinking abt costs, remember airfare, hotel, food, incidentals, childcare, at-conference transportation #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Most conferences have specific rules abt individual sponsorship on their site... #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago When thinking about your costs, remember airfare, hotel, food,

incidentals, childcare, at-conference transportation #crafterminds • about 52 minutes ago @crafterminds Ann Marie here! I'm at http://t.co/1uWpLwVk. Hollaaaa ;) #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago @crafterminds I just try to pay as I go. If I think about the total $, I might have a heart attack. #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: First step to finding conf sponsorship? Understanding the conferences sponsorship rules & regs #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: First step to finding conf sponsorship? Understanding the conferences sponsorship rules & regs #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: First step to finding conf sponsorship? Understanding the conferences sponsorship rules & regs #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago Has anyone sat down & tried to figure out the actual costs for attending a conference? #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago First step to finding conf sponsorship? Understanding the conference's sponsorship rules & regs #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago RT @sweetrosestudio: Love this topic! RT @crafterminds: @taunitweets youre gonna love this: finding conference sponsorship! :) #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago I'm here, at least for a while! Very excited about today's topic... Since I am going to CHA in Jan, YAY! #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Love this topic! RT @crafterminds: @taunitweets youre gonna love this: finding conference sponsorship! :) #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago @crafterminds LOL. #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago @crafterminds I'm waiting to see if we have to move for my husband's job. I hope I can get to one this year though. #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago @crafterminds @mouseinmypocket #secondthat Darn jobs :)

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#crafterminds • about 54 minutes ago @taunitweets you're gonna love this: finding conference sponsorship! :) #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Hi everyone. Alexa here. #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago same here! RT @sweetrosestudio: I just want to figure out how to find people to sponsor and how to pitch. Clueless here! #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago What's the topic today? #behind #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago Me! Me! LOL RT @crafterminds: Is anyone planning to attend a blogging or crafty conference in 2012? #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago @crafterminds thanks Heather! :) #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago I just want to figure out how to find people to sponsor and how to pitch. Clueless here! #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago Narelle from http://t.co/ZEddBZcW here! #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago For all the tweeting crafters-we wanted to give you all a special promo code for 10% off! use SHOP1211 at http://t.co/ycmXHXNS #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago RT @ScribbleTown: we just launched http://t.co/RFsITQrQ We hope you find it as a one stop shop for all your creative supplies! #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago @crafterminds I would love to, but my day job seems to get in the way of crafting. #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago Hi everyone. I am here...sort of. http://t.co/8sFIKsjD #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago @PearlGateway You can build all of those things into your total cost for the conference & try to get $ for those expenses. #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago I plan on attending #SNAPConf and #Haven2012 :-D super

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geeked! #crafterminds • • about 57 minutes ago Hello everyone, Erin from http://t.co/sQCMnIRs #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago Hi all! Katie here from Sweet ROse Studio and I can't wait to go to @snapconf this year! #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago RT @PearlGateway: By finding sponsorship, do u mean just the ticket for the conference? Transportation (flight) there? Hotel? #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago Hi Everyone! I'm Andi from http://t.co/vF3KJKVq Really excited for today's chat! #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago By finding sponsorship, do you mean just the ticket for the conference? Transportation (flight) there? Hotel? #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago Hi Crafters we just launced http://t.co/ycmXHXNS We hope you find it as a one stop shop for all your creative supplies! #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago Hi #crafterminds pals! I'm Tresa from ReeseDixon.com about 58 minutes ago Is anyone planning to attend a blogging or crafty conference in 2012? #crafterminds about 59 minutes ago Cute! :) RT @PearlGateway: happy Monday, happy Crafterminds! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hi all! This is Andi & Jessica at http://t.co/6CdLgUKz #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Hey all, I'm Kristina from http://t.co/rKDohxR2, happy Monday, happy Crafterminds! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago If you're joining us today, please introduce yourself & your blog URL! #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Please excuse my many tweets for the next hour- I'll be in the Crafterminds chat! Tune in for a special announcement :D #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago Almost ready to chat! Today's topic: Finding conference sponsorship #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Easiest way is to go here http://t.co/yPYQu4TZ RT @mouseinmypocket: how do I access the #crafterminds chat?

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