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5 Tips for Hosting Your First Blogging Event

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Good Morning! Sweet sweet Friday you are here! First things first I’m heading out the house today and buying some new makeup and getting my nails done! No seriously I’ve been in the house all week and it’s been good for my work but also kind of depressing because the first time I went out yesterday the sun was setting. 🙁 Today on the blog I’m going to be sharing some tips for hosting your first blogging event!

A couple weeks back I hosted my first blogging event and I was seriously so honored that I was chosen for the part! I knew I wanted to host one day but I truly didn’t think it would happen so soon! It feels nice to have people notice your success and I was just beyond excited for this! After the event, I have complied some tips for those of you who are going to be hosting your first event!

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First thing is first and the most simple of all! ASK QUESTIONS PEOPLE! Hosting for your first time can seem a bit daunting but if you have all your ducks in row it becomes especially easy.  Ask everything from best dates available for your event, activities going on during your event, social media handles, number of guests wanted, etc.  Anything that you aren’t sure of just ask!

Tip #2 Make a cute invite

I know in the modern age of social media and phones getting invites in the mail or even an evite has come and gone. I decided to create and evite because A. you can put more information in it B. More people tend to respond when it’s an email (at least in my experience) and C. it’s cuter and isn’t that what blogging is all about (totally kidding).

tips for hosting blogger event, first blogging event, massage heights, tips for hosting first event, tips for hosting first blogger eventTip #3 Once you send invites make sure to follow up with your guests

How many times have you received an email or a Facebook notification and kind of forgot? Well plain and simple me.  Haha! Always double check with your guests especially ones that haven’t responded but just double check with everyone! Make sure people that RSVP’d a week or two in advance get a reminder because sometimes life happens and plans could change.

Tip #4 Have a photographer

As you can see from the lack of pictures on this post this one is a HUGE TIP! I truly thought I was going to be able to do it all but clearly that wasn’t the case.  With the interaction with bloggers, the events happening at the event, and just enjoying the event it’s really hard to remember pictures! Next time I will definitely know!

Tip #5 Have fun!

I was beyond nervous before the event.  I thought what if I’m awkward? What if the event is awkward? What if I don’t live up to the brands expectations? What if no one shows up? (MY BIGGEST FEAR!) LET THE NERVES GO! Once I let my go I feel like I truly started to enjoy the event and then all of a sudden it was over! Start with the fun from the beginning so you don’t miss any part of the event!

tips for hosting blogger event, first blogging event, massage heights, tips for hosting first event, tips for hosting first blogger eventHope this helps some of you looking to host your first event or those of you who are going to be hosting your first event soon!

Let me know what you would do if you had to host an event?

XOXO,

 

Silvia M.

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13 Comments

  • Reply Kait Moorhead

    Wow! Such an informative post! What did you gals discuss during this blogging event? I am not really sure what happens during those.

    August 11, 2017 at 10:21 am
    • Reply Silvia

      It’s a little bit of everything! Catching up with friends you haven’t seen in a while, talking about life, blogging world, and of course meeting new people!

      August 11, 2017 at 1:55 pm
  • Reply Lily A. (Beauty With Lily)

    How FUN is this!! That’s awesome that you got to host!

    August 11, 2017 at 12:45 pm
  • Reply Katie

    This looks like such a fun event! These tips are so great!

    xoxo,
    Katie
    chicincarolina.blogspot.com 

    August 11, 2017 at 1:12 pm
  • Reply Rachel

    ahhh loved this Silvia! I’ve always wanted to host an event, but it looks so overwhelming! I agree with asking questions, its best to learn from others mistakes!

    August 11, 2017 at 4:26 pm
  • Reply Kristen

    Congrats on your blogging event 🙂 These were all really great tips, especially having a photographer!

    August 11, 2017 at 8:41 pm
  • Reply Kayla Rivoli (@kaylavblogs)

    Looks like such a blast! I’d love to host/attend an event in the future, there are so many awesome bloggers I’m dying to meet IRL!

    Kayla | kaylablogs.com

    August 12, 2017 at 4:04 pm
  • Reply Alix Maza

    This looks like so much fun! Congrats!

    August 12, 2017 at 4:34 pm
  • Reply Amanda Faber

    I haven’t hosted one yet but this is- goals!! Great tips

    August 12, 2017 at 5:38 pm
  • Reply Danielle

    Congrats on your blogging events! It looks like it was a big success!

    Dani

    August 12, 2017 at 7:38 pm
  • Reply andthenwetried

    Looks so fun! Where did you hold the event?

    August 14, 2017 at 9:31 am
  • Reply Kait Around The Kingdom

    This seems so fun! I’d love to host something like this one day!

    August 15, 2017 at 1:04 am
  • Reply My Little Box of Tricks

    It looks like you all had fun! I bet that hiring a photographer would’ve captured more of the fun – you live and you learn!

    August 16, 2017 at 10:21 am
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