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#BlogFest Lightning Round!

Voting is NOW CLOSED for the #BlogFest Lightning Round!

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Have something to share with the fitness blogger community? A story that must be told, a lesson that just must be learned, or a tip that changed your blogging life for the better?

Share your story at the #BlogFest Lightning Round! We invite the community to join in what will possibly be the most fun session in all of #BlogFest: a fast-talking, community-engaging, inspiration-generating series of presentations on …. YOU. Your story. Your truth.

Here’s how it works:

5 minutes

20 slides

15 seconds per slide

One big, supportive, enthusiastic audience.

Want to be one of the presenters? Apply below to take the spotlight at #BlogFest.

Lightning Round Timeline

March 31, midnight Pacific: Submission deadline.

April 7: Voting begins!

April 22, 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern: #BlogFest Twitter party and voting closes. We strongly encourage applicants to participate in the Twitter party to help drum up last minute votes before voting closes.

April 22, midnight, Pacific: Voting closes.

April 23: Speakers announced!

May 2: Selected speakers’ bios and headshots due to #BlogFest organizers

July 31: Final presentations due to #BlogFest organizers. No changes after this point!

Just a few rules…

  • No self promotion. The purpose of the lightning round is to share, inspire, entertain, and connect with the blogger community. In short, it’s NOT a sales pitch! Content that is purely self-promotion will not be accepted.
  • Meet your deadlines! Speakers must meet all deadlines in order to participate.
  • One speaker per talk. 
  • Speakers will receive a special speakers’ prize. The BlogFest conference pass, travel and accommodations are your own responsibility.