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  1. Latina Bloggers attend Vanity Fair Lift Tour

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    This past week we were  invited to attend an exclusive bloggers event hosted by Vanity Fair® Lift Tour, which took place at The Glendale Galleria in Los Angeles. Vanity Fair is a contemporary women’s lingerie line that is sold at a variety of retailers across the country including JCPenney, Kohl’s and Sears.  The Lift Tour is an amazing campaign that is helping women in need. For every bra each women tries on during the Lift Tour, Vanity Fair is donating a bra to your local Dress for Success. For those of you who are wondering what Dress for Success is – It’s a non-profit organization that helps disadvantaged women by providing them with professional clothing for the work place!

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    When we arrived at the event we were greeted by the Vanity Fair team and taken into a large bus to get fitted for our bra size. We tried on a variety of different types of bras but the favorite for many was the Beautifully Smooth  Next To Nude® Underwire Bra. After trying on our  bras, we were given a bra to donate to Dress For Success and asked to write a note to the woman it would be donated to. This was definitely our favorite part of the process. I know how words of encouragement can mean so much to our team and our community of  women. By reaching out to a woman in need with a positive uplifting message illustrates that women all over care about one another! For every fitting, Vanity Fair will donate a fabulous new bra to Dress for Success and lift yet another wonderful woman up!

    After our fitting, we were asked to write down what we supported … So of course we couldn’t leave out our fellow #LatinaBloggers. We had fun with this and marked our infamous #LatinaBloggers hashtag across the whiteboard.  The Lift Tour will be stopping by local retailers in the Southern California area, so be sure to stop by and join in on this amazing campaign! For more details and information click here.

  2. Latino Fashion Week with #TuVidaTuLook

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    During the month of July, we’d been hearing the buzz via Twitter and Instagram about Latinao Fashion Week, and thought it wold be great to check out the show. Coincidentally, Tu Familia was launching their Tu Vida app during the event and invited us and a select group of Latina Bloggers to attend and capture our favorite runway styles using their new app. Being fashion lovers and tech connoisseurs, we couldn’t resist.

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    Curves and Chaos, the Art Muse, The Penny Closet, Styled by Ale, La Moda by Andriana and LBC founder Ana Flores.

    Tu Vida is a fun and engaging app created by Latinos for Latinos and Latin culture aficionados. The format encourages questions and replies so that all users can share their wisdom, resources, and experiences with each other. The app is available for Android, try it out!
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    La Moda by Andriana

    We got a front view of designers TintaMar, Timoteo, Ximena Valero, Emillio O., Antonio Barragan and Lazaro, which was our favorite. The dresses were absolutely breath taking. We all had such a great time at the event, and look forward to attending the next one! If you want to read more posts about the app and Latino Fashion Week, follow the hashtag #TuVidaTuLook. Thank you so much Tu Familia for the invitation!
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  3. Giveaway of TWO passes for Blogalicious Weekend 2014

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    We’ve said it before – We Love Blogalicious. Whenever a blogger asks us which conferences they should attend, this is the first one that comes to mind. There’s a sense of sisterhood and community that is inexplicable.  The discussions, the panels and the information are top-notch and includes something for everyone. Oh, and the parties are fabulous too. If you want to learn and feel inspired, this is the conference.

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    We want to see you at Blogalicious Weekend 2014 on November 6 – 8, 2014 in San Antonio, TX! We’re offering two opportunities to attend!

    Twitter Contest

    (from August 13th – August 20th)

    How to enter:

    • Follow @LBConnect and @BeBlogalicious On Twitter
    • Tell us what inspired you to start a blog
    • Tag us @LBConnect
    • Use the hashtags #LatinaBloggers #BeGreatB6
    • Enter with as many original tweets as you want
    • Winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries

    Instagram Contest

    (from August 20th – 27th)

    How to enter:

    • Follow @LBConnect and @BeBlogalicious On Instagram
    • Tell us what inspired you to start a blog
    • Use the hashtags #LatinaBloggers #BeGreatB6
    • Enter with as many original Instagrams posts as you want
    • Winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries

    Giveaway Rules:

    • You must NOT have been previously registered to attend #BeGreatB6
    • You must be 18 and older to participate
    • You must be a blogger to participate and member of Latina Bloggers Connect. You can join HERE.
    • Travel, transportation, hotel, incidentals, meals other than what’s included with the conference pass, etc are not included
    • Winner will be notified via email, Instagram and/or Twitter and will have 72 hours to respond. If there is no response we will select another winner at random
    • All decisions are final
    • Void where prohibited
  4. 8 Ways To Dominate Your Brand With G+

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    What is so great about Google+?

    In my opinion, it is one of, if not the easiest platform to build. It is great to drive visibility to your brand, it increases your social relevance and allows your brand to connect across Google to a much larger audience.

    So if you are looking to increase your brand dominance on to a larger audience using Google+, try following these tips to get you started.

    1. Complete your Google+ profile. Provide those who are taking the time out to read your updates, posts, etc. to know who they are virtually interacting with.

    2. Share your images. Google+ loves images and with the amount of content being shared, it is important to set yourself apart, and what better way than to have great images to go with your content.

    3. Engage. Encourage engagement with catchy (non-baiting) headlines and conversations.

    4. Use relevant hashtags.  Get the right people to read your content by adding relevant hashtags to your updates. And whatever you do, do not overuse hashtags.  The overuse of hashtags will get you forgotten

    5. Create specific circles. Increase your brand value by utilizing the share circle feature within G+. This feature allows you to target your content to maximize its potential.

    6. Embed Google+ within your posts. Embedding G+ posts within your site helps increase engagement and will make your brand standout more.

    7. Activate your Google Authorship. If you use Google+ and your have not activated your authorship, you must! The purpose of authenticating your authorship will allow you to easily link your Google+ profile to your content improving your overall search quality.

    8. Understand Google+ formatting.  If you are looking to create engaging posts on Google+, then it is crucial to understand the importance of using a text editor. The Plus Editor,is a tool, that makes it easy for you to format your posts for Google+ with italics, bold titles, symbols, etc. and share your message just as you want it.

    Share: Do you use Google+? If so, do you feel this tool has helped you grow your brand?

  5. Presenting the #WeAllGrow Summit by Latina Bloggers Connect!

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    #WeAllGrow Summit by Latina Bloggers Connect

    We, as in Latina Bloggers Connect, are finally organizing our first conference: #WeAllGrow Summit ¿Lo puedes creer?

    We can hardly contain ourselves because this has been a goal for a while, but not one we thought we’d have the guts to do. Well, we do and we are.

    It’s going to be from February 26-28 in Los Angeles, our casita. We adore this city and we’ll take any chance we can get to show it off and make lovers out of todos los que se dejen.

    LBC is on it’s way to celebrating our 4th anniversary, so we finally feel ready, not only as a company, but as a community to create something of this level.

    And by level I mean quality, not exactly quantity.

    We want to create the space and experiences for Latina bloggers and digital influencers to connect with each other and the brands they love and that love them back.

    We want those connections to be real and authentic.

    We want the learning experience to be hands-on, experiential and that you’ll go back home on a total high and with the tools and motivation to take your blog and social media presence to the next level — yes, that level you know you’re ready to step into.

    It’s all about what’s been our motto since day one: If one grows, we all grow. So let’s do this together, ¿si?

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    I have to tell you that I’m already in awe of the light and love this summit has been received with. I’ve had incredible support from women I admire whom have put together conferences that were an integral part of my professional formation as a blogger and community leader. I can’t thank them enough.

    We’ve had support from other bloggers (and even the husbands!) that have reached out to offer their skills.

    My husband has been holding the fort while I procrastinated to create.

    My LBC Team has stepped up to the plate like the incredible pros they are and are going above and beyond.

    My friends (bloggers and non) have been essential in so many ways.

    And what about my graphic design studio?! My friend Maria Virginia Troconis of Grafikisto just outdid herself with the logo and website branding concept for #WeAllGrow Summit. The beauty is thanks to her.

    But those first 25 bloggers from all over the U.S. that grabbed the first set of conference passes within two hours of announcing it and the Top 25 special sale really blew my mind. We had to make it Top 35, and those quickly went as well — even all the way to México!

    Esto es solo el comienzo. We’re going to live up to our promise because that’s what we do. At moments I wonder what the heck we got ourselves into, but then I remember to take it day by day and with faith and a good attitude forward, everything will fall into place and we’ll, together, create something very special.

    Stay connected for very special announcements and even conference pass giveaways.

    Site: weallgrowsummit.com
    Hashtag: #WeAllGrow
    @WeAllGrowSummit on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  6. Johnson’s No More Tangles Bilinugual Twitter Party

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    One of the best times a mother can bond with her daughter is while doing her hair and making her feel beautiful. JOHNSON’S ® Baby knows that spending time together is very important, so they want to make that time special and easy with their JOHNSON’S® NO MORE TANGLES three-step hair care regimen. Join us as we chat about bonding time with our children. Share your ideas and stories with us!

    Make Her Feel Beautiful #NoMoreTangles

    Date: Wednesday, May 28th, 5pm PST / 8pm EST

    Where:
    On Twitter with the hashtag #NoMoreTangles. You can use this link for easy access starting now: http://twubs.com/NoMoreTangles

    Co-Hosts: @BlogALI @darielacruz @Liz_Cerezo @rockinmama

    Special Guest: @MarinesDuarte

    Moderators:
    @lbconnect @laflowers

    Prizes: Three grand prize winners will receive $100 gift card + the NO MORE TANGLES® Line
    Five Small Prize Winners will receive the JOHNSON’S® NO MORE TANGLES® Line

    To be eligible to win, join the party and participate during the hour with an original tweet (RT’s not eligible) using the #NoMoreTangles hashtag. Three grand prize winners will be chosen at random amongst those who participate and respond correctly to the giveaway questions during the announced timeframes. For full Terms and Conditions click HERE.

    Pre-Party Prizes! RSVP and help us spread the word and WIN!

    We want this party to start right now, so we have a $25 gift card for two winners. To enter the #NoMoreTangles pre-party giveaway all you have to do is RSVP with your Twitter handle via the Rafflecopter widget below and send out a tweet inviting your friends to join us.

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  7. Neutrogena Sun Up, Sundown Tweet-A-Thon!

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    With summer right around the corner, it’s time to talk about sun protection! Join us for a full day of skin care and sun protection discussions during the first-ever The Sun Up, Sundown #ChooseSkinHealth tweet-a-thon with Neutrogena!

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    The Sun Up, Sundown tweet-a-thon is designed to amplify powerful voices and influencers by sharing the importance of sun safety – The overarching theme of NEUTROGENA’s #ChooseSkinHealth campaign. Multicultural celebrity ambassadors, dermatologists and beauty experts are scheduled to spread important sun safety messaging throughout a 12-hour Twitter conversation using the hashtag #ChooseSkinHealth. Join us, Neutrogena and Crowdtap on May 22nd from sun up to sun down to learn all about sun protection and the #ChooseSkinHealth movement!

    Here are the Latina Bloggers Connect Parties!

    Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PST / 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

    Topic: Myth-Busters: Debunk some of the most common suncare myth

    Special Guests:
    Sandra Echeverría @sandraecheverr, Dr. Leyda Bowes @bowesderm and Elizabeth Ulloa @eulloamakeup

    Hosts: Kika Rocha @kikarochamoda, Rory Lassanske @mcontemporanea, Monique Frausto @curvesandchaos, Laura Termini @chicanol and Andrea Minski @andreaminski

    Moderators:
    @lbconnect @laflowers

    Prizes: TBD

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    Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PST / 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

    Topic: Melanoma is Colorblind: Sun protection for all skin tones

    Special Guests: Gabrielle Union @itsgabrielleu, Sandra Echeverría @sandraecheverr and Dr. Leyda Bowes @dermbowes

    Hosts: Rosy Cordero @socialrosy, Romina Tibytt @mamaxxi, Daniela Ramirez @nanysklozet, Jeannette Kaplun @jeannettekaplun and Alana Marie @alanamarie02

    Moderators: @lbconnect @laflowers

    Prizes: TBD

    To be eligible to win, join the party and participate during the hour with an original tweet (RT’s not eligible) using the #ChooseSkinHealth hashtag. Winners will be chosen at random amongst those who participate and respond correctly to the giveaway questions during the announced timeframes. LBC and hosts must use Random.org to choose a winner at random from participants who answer the host’s question within three minutes. For full Terms and Conditions click HERE.

    Pre-Party Prizes! RSVP and help us spread the word and WIN!

    We want this party to start right now, so we have a $25 gift card for four winners. To enter the #ChooseSkinHealth pre-party giveaway all you have to do is RSVP with your Twitter handle via the Rafflecopter widget below and send out a tweet inviting your friends to join us.

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  8. Celebrating Family UNity Twitter Party with Kimberly Clark

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    Kimberly Clark wants to celebrate your family with music! We invite you to join us as we embrace family and the universal love for music with the new Kimberly Clark FUN Song App.  Come share your songs and the things you do to keep your family bond strong.

    Celebrate Family UNity with #myFUNsong!

    Date: Wednesday, May 14th, 5pm PST/8pm EST

    Where: On Twitter with the hashtag #MyFUNSong. You can use this link for easy access starting now: http://twubs.com/MyFUNSong

    Who to Follow: @lbconnect @laflowers

    Prizes: Three winners will each receive a $100 gift card and an array of Kimberly Clark products

    To be eligible to win, join the party and participate during the hour with an original tweet (RT’s not eligible) using the #MyFUNSong hashtag. Three grand prize winners will be chosen at random amongst those who participate and respond correctly to the giveaway questions during the announced timeframes. For full Terms and Conditions click HERE.

    Pre-Party Prizes! RSVP and help us spread the word and WIN!

    We want this party to start right now, so we have a $25 gift card for four winners. To enter the #MyFUNSong pre-party giveaway all you have to do is RSVP with your Twitter handle via the Rafflecopter widget below and send out a tweet inviting your friends to join us.

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  9. You’re Doing OK Mom Bilingual Twitter Party with Johnson’s Baby

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    We’re so excited about Mother’s Day! Together, let’s celebrate all the great things Mamás do!

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    JOHNSON’S® Baby wants to recognize all moms this Mother’s Day by letting them hear what they don’t always get to hear, “You’re Doing OK, Mom.” What would your child say you’re doing great? What words of advice would you give a new mom?

    We would love for you to join us as we celebrate all the Mamás and share your motherhood stories.

    Celebrating Mamás for Mother’s Day ¡y todos los días!

    Date: Thursday, May 8th,  5pm PST / 8pm EST

    Where: On Twitter with the hashtag #Youredoingokmom. You can use this link for easy access starting now: http://twubs.com/Youredoingokmom

    Co-Hosts: @mcontemporanea @blogali @Liz_Cerezo @sassymamainla

    Moderators: @lbconnect @laflowers

    Prizes: Three Grand Prize winners will each receive a $100 gift card and Johnson’s Baby products.

    To be eligible to win join the party and participate during the hour with an original tweet (RT’s not eligible) using the #Youredoingokmom. Three grand prize winners will be selected at random from all eligible tweets and announced throughout the hour. For full Terms and Conditions click HERE.

    Pre-Party Prizes! RSVP and help us spread the word and WIN!

    We want this party to start right now, so we have a $25 gift card for four winners. To enter the #Youredoingokmom pre-party giveaway all you have to do is RSVP with your Twitter handle via the Rafflecopter widget below and send out a tweet inviting your friends to join us.

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  10. Women Get Social LBC Track: Using Culture and Heritage to Fuel your Content

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    During the LBC Track at the first Women Get Social in San Diego, Nicole Presley of presleyspantry.com and Denise Cortés of pearmama.com shared with a room full of Latina bloggers how the seamlessly use their culture and heritage to fuel their content.

    Our culture really is a foundation for many of the stories we tell through our blog posts. Nicole and Denise shared many insights on how they create content on their blogs, sponsored and non, that reflect their experiences as Latinas with deep roots in Southern California. In the end, a lot of it has to do with being an authentic storyteller and being real.

    So where to begin? We put together a list of four things to keep in mind that the speakers shared during their presentation.

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    Photo credit: Women Get Social