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Fourth of July from Portland Bloggers

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Happy Independence Day Weekend! Many of our local bloggers have been doing a great job working with the holiday and creating awesome content around the day. Check out the posts below for great Fourth of July ideas, but also to see how many different ways you can blog about an upcoming holiday! The options are endless! From Adventures in Dressmaking: How to Wear DIY Inspiration & Weekend Inspiration & Goals for a Balanced Holiday Goal Number Two from Goals for a Balanced Holiday: “Eat delicious, fresh, summery, 4th of July food...

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Photography Workshop: Panel Recap

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At our recent Photography Workshop, we had a Q & A panel session with our lovely photographers. This was a great chance for Portland Bloggers to pick the photographers’ brains and ask some important questions about how to become a better photographer. Below is a recap of the panel.   Q: If you could go back in time to when you started out, what advice would you give yourself? -Margaret: Everyone has to begin somewhere. Don’t beat yourself up when things aren’t perfect, or don’t look how you think they should....

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Meet Up Review: Specialized Photography Workshop May 2014

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WARNING– this was a photography workshop event which means this post is about to get picture heavy! All of the pictures below were taken by team members of the Portland Bloggers’ leadership team and not a professional photographer. You might even be able to see us trying to utilize the photography tips we received during the event! In early May the Portland Bloggers hosted our annual Photography Workshop at the amazing studio space of Favery and Elli. This year’s event was taught by three local photographers, Margaret...

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Get Crafty with Fancy That and Portland Bloggers

Posted by on 10:00 am in Current News, Featured, Meet-Up Previews, Meet-Ups | 1 comment

Portland Bloggers who love to craft or maybe want to find out just how easy and fun crafting can be are all invited to the next Portland Bloggers break-out meet-up with Fancy That! Attendees will have the opportunity to craft 2 different gift items to keep or give away. One very special attendee will also win a raffle prize from Fancy That! Spend a wonderful early Sunday afternoon enjoying tea, cookies, and crafting! When: Sunday, June 8 from 11 am to 12:30 pm Where: Fancy That located at 1336 NE Orenco Staton Parkway, Hillsboro, Oregon 97124...

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Reminder for Bloggers Night Out

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Reminder… tomorrow night is Bloggers’ Night Out! We hope to see everyone at Pairings Portland from 6PM to 9PM! More information and RSVP on our Facebook Event...

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Featured Portland Business: Food and Portrait Photographer Aubrie LeGault

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  We love working with Portland-area businesses and talent. It is our pleasure to take the opportunity to introduce you to the Aubrie LeGault of Aubrie LeGault Photography and Capturing Grace Photography. Aubrie is a talented Portland Food and Portrait photographer that has been featured in magazines such as 1859 Oregon’s Magazine and The Gorge Magazine. recently took photos for our Speed Networking Meet-Up at Cyril’s at Clay Pigeon Winery. She took all of the event photos and also took time to feature some of the beautiful...

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Post Round-Up: Speed Networking Meet-Up

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In March 2014 our meet-up revolved all around networking with other bloggers. The Speed Networking Meet-Up was hosted by the amazing owners of Cyril’s at Clay Pigeon Winery. Over the past couple of months we shared a few things that we learned from the meet-up, including  “Blogging Quick Tip: Following Up After a Networking Event” and “Crafting Your Brand Statement & Free Printable!” But, we aren’t the only ones who shared about the event! Check out the awesome posts below by Portland Bloggers who...

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Bloggers’ Night Out

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Join us for a Bloggers Night Out! Stop by Pairings Portland between 6 to 9 PM on Saturday, May 24 to socialize with other bloggers. Pairings Portland is opening doors to the Portland-area bloggers for a fun Portland themed evening! A “Portland-themed” wine pairing will be available— $10 for three tastings. All bloggers in attendance receive a 10% discount on retail purchases during this event. More about Pairings Portland: Pairings Portland is a wine shop and classroom dedicated to a new approach to wine. We like to think of a...

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May Meet-Up: Specialized Photography Workshop with &

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By popular demand, we’re excited to host our second photography event and first-ever specialized photography workshop! We Portland Bloggers include bloggers in a range of topic areas, and some of us need help with food photos or close-ups, while some of us could use some tips photographing children or people. We also have some fashion bloggers who are interested in camera skills and styling tips! Hosted at the offices of blogger-friendly Favery and Elli in Northwest Portland this workshop will provide lots of learning opportunities and,...

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Blogging Quick Tip: Following Up After Your Networking Event

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“If you attended our Speed Networking event, chances are you acquired a few business cards and a handful of new acquaintances. One way to turn those acquaintances into friendships and collaborations is to reach out to them post-event. Sure, you can follow them on Instagram and like their pictures. You can even like their page of Facebook or add their blog to your daily feed. But if you really want to connect with your fellow bloggers, reach out to them in a more personal way. Send them a Tweet that says you enjoyed meeting them at the...

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