Now that you've perfected your social media presence and actual business card, it's time to hone your craft. Here are the rest of Guy Kawaski's tips from his Alt Summer 2015 closing keynote. For examples of each tip, be sure to watch what he has to say himself.Read More
Growing up we’re told: if you have nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all. With the perceived anonymity of the Internet, the art of constructive feedback has all but vanished, replaced by personal attacks and criticism.
Let’s chat Wednesday July 22, 2015 at 9AM PDT/12PM EDT on Twitter about strategies and techniques for handling both negative comments and criticism. New to Twitter chats? You can find all the details on how to participate in a live Twitter chat here.Read More
Are you easily recognizable? Can people contact you if they need to reach you? Guy Kawasaki shared four tips during his Alt Summer 2015 closing keynote that will have people deciding if you're the right fit for them and adding you to their roster of people to contact for collaborations and other opportunities.Read More
When attendees are asked about their goals for attending for Alt Summit, two of the most common are networking with other creatives and learning. This round up of attendee recaps includes key takeaways from sessions as well as behind-the-scenes details on some of the event's interactive elements.Read More
For a while now we've all heard that this is the moment: video is going to be everywhere. Well this summer it was finally true. So many attendees live streamed sessions and snippets of the event via Snapchat and Periscope. In today's recap round up, we're sharing some video recaps from this summer's event as well as a few never previously shared from last summer and Alt Winter 2013.Read More
Are you still recovering from Alt Summer? The post-Alt blues are real! To help you ease back into your real world and its hustle and bustle, here are some more recaps from attendees. Grab your favorite drink and sit back for some fun!Read More
Every conference there are tons of great sessions. With so many inspiring topics and networking opportunities, it's hard to do it all. Today we're kicking off the recaps for Alt Summer 2015 with a few posts from some of our speakers!Read More
Last week at Alt Summer 2015 during our closing keynote (it was a good one!), we announced a new project. It’s called coLAB! And it’s a collaborative project between three communities. Latina Bloggers Connect (that’s the L), Alt Summit (that’s the A) and Blogalicious, (you guessed it, that’s the B).
We’re all teaming up to cross connect our communities. As an Alt attendee, you can opt into this experimental program. If you do, you will be partnered with a member of the Blogalicious or Latina Bloggers Connect communities. Together, you and your new partner will come up with a fun, collaborative project, large or small — it’s totally up to you. Curious how you can participate? Read on!Read More
I don't know about you, but when all my friends and colleagues are off somewhere and I'm not there I experience serious FOMO (fear of missing out). But then I remind myself not every event will serve my goals and some of my goals can be met participating from a far.
Join the Alt community on Twitter Wednesday morning (tomorrow) June 9th at 9 AM PT/12 PM ET for an hour-long chat about strengthening relationships, connecting with and growing your community when you're not with them in person, and more.
Can't join us? Be sure to check out these three tips for how to follow Alt Summer 2015 from a distance and connect with your tribe in Salt Lake City.Read More
If you’re headed to Salt Lake City in less than two weeks, you may be thinking about what to bring and how to pack everything. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite tips from previous conferences.Read More
People come to Alt Summit for many reasons. Some love the chance to discuss the ever-changing field of blogging and social media - they can't wait to talk with peers about what's working and what's next. Others come to make connections, to collaborate, and to facilitate change. And everyone is hoping for a hefty dose of inspiration. The sort of inspiration that gets you fired up about your work, about your goals, and about your life. Happily, Alt Summer is absolutely overflowing with inspiration. For example, today we are thrilled to announce the keynotes of Alt Summer!Read More
Excited about Alt Summer yet? Only 18 more days! Take a moment to get to know some of our speakers who are sharing their Alt experience. Be sure to bookmark this page as you’ll want to devote some time to combing through these sites and podcasts.Read More
Get ready to mix-and-mingle at the evening parties on Wednesday and Thursday.Read More
At Alt Summit, we like to kick off our flagship events with small, intimate dinners hosted by our sponsors at restaurants throughout Salt Lake City. These dinners are the perfect opportunity to practice your pitch, meet and interact with brands, and get to know fellow attendees. And today's the day to make your selection!Read More
Now’s the perfect time to start thinking about your goals for attending Alt Summit. Are you traveling to Salt Lake City for the connections with other social media influencers and creatives? Are you looking to learn new things? Are you hoping to be inspired and return home invigorated?
If you're excited and want to start doing, here are some resources to help you fine tune goals and get ready.
Can you believe we're 48 days away from Alt Summer? As excited about the event as we are?
Wanti to have a more active role than attendee? Here's your chance! We have two opportunities for you to contribute and get a ticket to the event in exchangeRead More
Getting excited about Alt Summer? We are! Wondering what to do before heading to Salt Lake City? Here’s a round up of some of our favorite tips from Alt veterans.Read More
June is coming! And that means Alt Summer in Salt Lake City. 70 days to be exact!
Start connecting with the Alt Community now--Gabrielle Blair may be headed to your town on her book tour, check out and start following some of our fantastic speakers, or join our weekly Alt Chat every Wednesday 9AM PDT/12PM EDT on Twitter.
Got your tickets? Remember to book your room now, details below. Want to join us but don't yet have a ticket? There are a few left, be sure to get yours soon!
A consistent theme at Alt Summit is that the overnight success is a myth. As many entrepreneurs and creatives know, success involves a lot of hustle and a lot of pounding the pavement. So, for our last week of Share Alt with a Friend Instagram contests, we're combining our love of shoes with a question: what shoes are taking you places? Did you have a lucky pair? Share them with us and tell the story, and maybe they'll take you and a friend to Alt Summer this June in Salt Lake City.Read More