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Saturday, September 26
 

8:00am

Check In
Check in takes place in the Seminole Pride Naturally Pure Noble Juice Lobby, the foyar to our main venue of Full Sail Live.

If registered, you do not need to bring you tickets as we will have your name badge waiting for you. We'll also have a swag bag and special gift ready to hand you.

Try to be in your seat by 9 am for the opening unKeynote!

Saturday September 26, 2015 8:00am - 8:30am
Seminole Pride™ Noble® Naturally Pure Juice Lobby 141 University Park Drive., Winter Park, FL 32792

9:00am

unKeynote
Make sure you plan your arrival and check in to be ready for the start of our unKeynote! A top secret project that is sure to inspire your creative juices and get you ready for a day of learning! Starts promptly at 9 am.

Saturday September 26, 2015 9:00am - 9:30am
Full Sail Live 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

9:45am

Blogger Break Out By Niche
Right after the opening unKeynote, you will have a chance to gather with other like bloggers from your niche (parenting, education, fitblogging, travel, business, etc.) and talk shop in a guided discussion. Networking, discussion of common obstacles and solutions, as well as best practices for yourt niche will be shared.

Saturday September 26, 2015 9:45am - 10:30am
Assorted Rooms 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

10:45am

Privacy, Endorsements, and Contracts! Oh My!
Saturday September 26, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Classroom 1 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

10:45am

All the Avenues to Monetize Your Blog
Monica Stone of MonicaDawnStone.com will break down the basics of getting started monetizing your blog. She will explain the ins and outs of affiliate sales, banner ads, ad networks, sponsored posts, as well as creating and selling your own services. She will also provide extras like sample media kits, email pitches, and more.

Saturday September 26, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Full Sail Live 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

10:45am

Instagram Tips and Tricks
Back by popular demand, Nicole Siscaretti of @SparklyNicole will share her best tips for Instagram success. Updated with the newest information since last year's presentation, Nicole gives tips to grow your following, the best photo apps to create amazing Instagrams, tips for hash tagging, unique ways to engage your followers, plus a run down of the do's and dont's of Instagram etiquette.

Saturday September 26, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Auditorium 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

10:45am

10 Ways to Speed Up and Secure Your WP Site
Jennifer Graddy of Community Connections Marketing will show you how to speed up your WordPress website. Loading time is a major issue in retaining visitors and over 30,000 websites are hacked every day, so Jennifer will show you specific steps to optimize your site.

Saturday September 26, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Classroom 2 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

11:45am

Smart Phone Photography
Saturday September 26, 2015 11:45am - 12:15pm
Classroom 1 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

11:45am

Brand Dating - How to Pitch and Work With Multiple Brands
Christie Cronan of RaisingWhasians.com will discuss the finer points of pitching and working with multiple brands. She will include how to make sure your blog is ready to work with brands, creating a stellar media kit, the legalities of disclosure, ways to stand out from other bloggers, how to close the deal, and then how to keep working wit a brand for the long term.

Saturday September 26, 2015 11:45am - 12:30pm
Full Sail Live 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

11:45am

Nuts and Bolts of Offline Networking for Online Influence
Cory Warren of RealIronDad.com and Jordan Woods-Robinson (actor from The Walking Dead) talk about how to make the most of leverage personal networking to increase your blog's brand. Guest posting, ways to increase your personal branding, and other tips you can put into action will be presented.

Saturday September 26, 2015 11:45am - 12:30pm
Auditorium 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

11:45am

Understanding Your Google Analytics
Back by popular demand, Tom Jelneck of On Target Digital Marketing is revising his talk on Google analytics. First by discussing ways to drive traffic to your blog, Tom will then analyze the three main statistics that will help bloggers success: acquisition, behavior, and outcomes. He'll also discuess the difference between blog subscriber and blog reach, how to truly measure engagement, as well as free tools you can use to better analyze your blog's reach.

Saturday September 26, 2015 11:45am - 12:30pm
Classroom 2 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

12:30pm

Lunch by Tijuana Flats
Woot! Our favorite "Tex Mex" is back with Tijuana Flats, a homegrown company from right here in Orlando!  This year we'll have two serving lines (one general admission and one for VIP ticket holders) to bring you the delicious goodness of Tijuana Flats. Vegetarians and gluten-free will be accomodated, so come and enjoy! 

Then afterwards, enjoy one of three activities: Networking, Adam Avitable's Writing Workshop, or a Tour of Full Sail. 

Saturday September 26, 2015 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Back Lot 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32792

1:15pm

Casual Networking
Relax and enjoy getting to know your fellow bloggers and social media peeps. You can check out the exhibits in the Florida Dairy Farmer Lounge and even get a complimentary massage from Fifth Element Spa.

Saturday September 26, 2015 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Florida Dairy Farmers Lounge

1:15pm

Hands-On Writing Workshop
Adam Avitable of Avitable.com is bringing back his Writing Workshop - a hands-on, in-depth look at the art of writing. Adam will discuss how to find your voice, hook your reader, and avoid common mistakes. Come prepared to write!

Saturday September 26, 2015 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Full Sail Live 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

1:15pm

Tour of Full Sail
Saturday September 26, 2015 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Seminole Pride™ Noble® Naturally Pure Juice Lobby 141 University Park Drive., Winter Park, FL 32792

2:15pm

5 Ways to Monetize Your Email List
Dan McGaw of Effin Amazing will walk you through 5 ways to monetize your email list. After first discussing strategies to capture emails and grow your list, Dan will then discuss different monetization models ranging from donations and subscriptions to affiliate marketing. 

Saturday September 26, 2015 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Full Sail Live 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

2:15pm

Blogging About a Nonprofit for a Cause
Sarah Klena, who suffered a heart attack at age 31, discusses her journey to becoming a true blog advocate for a specific cause. She will explain how she first reached out and engaged a nonprofit and how that eventually led to providing her a national stage for her to continue her advocacy.

Saturday September 26, 2015 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Classroom 1 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

2:15pm

Google+: The Power of the Plus
Thomas Hanna of BlogPhoto.TV will be discussing strategies to use Google Plus to drive better engagement. Through recommended posts, what's hot, and a personalized search, you can use Google Plus to your  advantage. Thomas will also dicuss utilizing communities, targeted circles and HangOuts as opportunities for engagement. He will also touch on using pre-promotion, punlications, and post promotion on Google Plus.

Saturday September 26, 2015 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Auditorium 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

2:15pm

Your Most Essential WordPress Plugins
David Laietta and Adam Soucie, both WordPress developers and WordPress Camp organizers, will help you understand what to look for in a WordPress plugin, where to find quality, reliable plugins, and which plugins are esential no matter your site.

Saturday September 26, 2015 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Classroom 2 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

3:15pm

How to Produce Content for all Your Channels: 20 Tactics and Tools
Justice Mitchell of JusticeMitchell.com has 20 Tactics and Tools to help you create content for all your social media channels. One of the most creative minds in Central Florida, Justice has some great ideas for content creation.

Saturday September 26, 2015 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Classroom 1 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

3:15pm

Profiting from Webinars
East End Market's founder John Rife discusses how you can profit from webinars. He first tells how he started doing webiars to connect the farm-to-table community and then the secret formula (pre-pre launch, pre-launch, and then launch) of your webinar. John shares the channels he has used to successfully funnel peopel (and profit) through his webinars. Finally he tells how to structure your advertising to a capture page just for your webinar, plus the online tools he uses.

Saturday September 26, 2015 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Full Sail Live 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

3:15pm

Twitter Cards to Drive Engagement
Greg Trujillo and Carolyn Capern of CT-Social are back once again but this time they are shedding light on Twitter Cards. Never heard of them? Well, this dynamic duo will not only explain what Twitter cards are, but will explain how the create added visibility, present multimedia opportunities, and even provide an avenue for direct e-commerce.

Saturday September 26, 2015 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

3:15pm

How to Have an Awesome Blog Without Any of the Technical Set Up - Plus How to Use a Blogger Network
This panel session features bloggers Katie Parsons, Susan Young, Victoria Alecia, and Jason Henry. They will explain how hypeorlando has benefitted them as bloggers, not only by providing ready-made, maintenance-free blogs, but by also providing a blog network. They will also cover their best blogging tips.

Saturday September 26, 2015 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Classroom 2 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

3:15pm

One-on-One WordPress Help from WordCamp Orlando
Need help with your WordPress site? Have a question that you really need answered? Just want advice? Our specialists from WordCamp Orlando will be on-hand to meet with you one-on-one.

Saturday September 26, 2015 3:15pm - 4:00pm
WordPress Orlando Meetup Nook 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

4:15pm

Podcasting like a Rock Star
Presented by Kerry O'Shea Gorgone of the famed Marketing Profs, this session will talk about the demographics of the podcasting audiences, how to create your own podcast, and then best practices to make your podcast a success.

Saturday September 26, 2015 4:15pm - 5:00pm
TBA

4:15pm

Taxes for Bloggers
Jamie Nestrick of StarfishConfidential.com and FosterMomCfl.com will lay the basic groundwork for a blogger considering their taxes. Is you blog a hobby or a business? Sponsored posts, freebies, affiliate revenue - what do you have to report? And what kind of expenses can be deducated? All of these questions and more will be covered in this important session.

Saturday September 26, 2015 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Full Sail Live 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

4:15pm

Meerkat, Periscope, and Live Streaming
Full Sail University;s Jeff Sharon, who has previously presented on creating and editing video, has created a special presentation on live streaming with your phone via Meerkat, Periscope, and other similar apps. Jeff will review the basics of good video and audio, the do's and don'ts of live streaming, as well as the legalities to keep in mind.

Saturday September 26, 2015 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

4:15pm

One-on-One WordPress Help from WordCamp Orlando
Need help with your WordPress site? Have a question that you really need answered? Just want advice? Our specialists from WordCamp Orlando will be on-hand to meet with you one-on-one.

Saturday September 26, 2015 4:15pm - 5:00pm
WordPress Orlando Meetup Nook 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

5:15pm

Closing Keynote: The Future of the Blog-Brand Relationship
We're proud to present a panel discussion on the current and future state of the blogger-brand relationship. Moderated by Bess Auer and Josh Murdock, panelists include the following:

Jeanette Scott of Js Everyday Fashion (blogger)
Cayla Hellwarth of Ford Motor Company (brand)
Ted Murphy of IZEA (connector of bloggers and brands)
Roy Reid, APR, Exec. Dir. of Communications at UCF (trust/relationship expert) 

After a robust discussion, the panelists will take questions from the audience. 

Saturday September 26, 2015 5:15pm - 6:00pm
Full Sail Live 141 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32972

6:00pm

Better Business Bureau of Central Florida's Rocking After Party hosted by Adam Avitable
Unwind and kick back at the FLBlogCon After Party Presented by the Better Business Bureau of Central Florida. Hosted by stand up comedian and uber-blogger Adam Avitable, enjoy the music, networking, and fun. Drinks provided by Jim Beam and slight snacks provided by Florida Dairy Farmers, will accompany the Yelp Photo Booth.

Saturday September 26, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Florida Dairy Farmers Lounge