8 Reasons Why You Should Attend a Conference

Why Attend a Bog Conference Feature

Oh man. Before I dive into why you should attend a conference, let's address the elephant in the room here...I own Snap - a conference for craft and DIY bloggers and creative entrepreneurs. In fact tickets for our 2016 event go on sale in two and a half weeks! Wowzers. You might wonder how I can reasonably address this topic with such a bias. Here's why. BEFORE starting Snap, I attended many other business conferences and still do to this day. Next week I will be speaking at Type A, followed by a quick trip in November to Chicago to BlogHer Food. I anticipate attending at least one more … [Read more...]

Snap 2015: Welcome Jo-Ann and A Beautiful Mess

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It seems that the older I get, the more quickly time passes. I can hardly believe that Snap is now less than three months away. We've been hard at work for the last nine months to ensure that Snap 2015 is better than ANY of our previous events and we're set to deliver... Today, I am excited to introduce you to our Snap 2015 presenting sponsor....   This is Jo-Ann's second year with us and we're thrilled to have them back! The Jo-Ann team is looking to connect with bloggers interested in working with them on sponsored posts, as well as on their blog The Creative … [Read more...]

Kick-Off Summer Giveaway


The weather in Utah has finally warmed up and I am so, so excited for summer! Whether sitting out by the pool or taking a little trip, it just seems like there's more fun to be had. Today, I've joined up with 15 of my favorite bloggers for a fun summer giveaway - each of the fun packages value over $75! We're sharing everything filled with everything from healthy summer snacks, a family movie night, crafts and boredom busters (for the kids), summer pampering and fashion (for you), capturing summer memories, and so much more! Here’s a sneak peak of ALL of our giveaway packages: Are you … [Read more...]

Instagram photo-a-day challenge for June #snapdaily

SNAPdaily photo-a-day challenge for June 2014

If you didn't catch our May photo-a-day challenge, hop on Instagram and search the #snapdaily hashtag to scroll through our May photos. If you search #snapdaily2014, you'll catch all the photos from our SNAP! Conference photo challenge. We love seeing your take on each day's theme, which is why we'll be providing daily photo prompts each month throughout the rest of the year (and probably until the start of SNAP! 2015). Here are the photo prompts for the June photo-a-day challenge. We'd especially love you to participate on June 15th. It is Father's Day after all and we want to celebrate … [Read more...]

#ChalkyFinish Twitter Party with DecoArt


It's nearly summer and with that comes a bright, sunny, and fresh view of the world.  Why not make your furniture match your cheery summer disposition?  Exactly...why not???  That is why we are so excited our SNAP! Conference sponsor DecoArt is joining us for this weeks #ChalkyFinish Twitter party where we will be chatting about furniture and home decor updates and makeovers.  You don't have to spend a ton of money to spruce up your home for summer. The Sponsor Can you believe that SNAP! Conference 2014 was over a month ago?  But if you met our sponsor, DecoArt, you are probably still … [Read more...]

#ElmersParty Summer Projects Twitter Party with Elmer’s


Can you believe it will be summer next month?  The kids will be starting to get out of school...which means its all vacations and endless pool days, right?  Or it means that we have a lot more hours in the day to get things done and to stay entertained.  Hopefully it's a glorious mixture of both.  Now is the perfect time to start making plans for all those summer projects you want to complete while the days are long and the air conditioning runs cold.  And who is better to talk about  than our SNAP! Conference and Twitter chat sponsor, Elmer's?  It's time for an #ElmersParty The … [Read more...]

Instagram photo-a-day challenge for May #snapdaily

SNAPdaily May Instagram photo-a-day challenge

We were so inspired by your #SNAPdaily2014 Instagram photos from our photo-a-day challenge we thought we'd continue the photo fun. Starting on Mother's Day (May 11th), we'll be providing daily photo prompts by month throughout the rest of the year (and probably until the start of SNAP! 2015). Here are the photo prompts for May's photo-a-day challenge. .... ... To play along, check out the day's prompt (in this case, "motherhood") and snap a photo that goes along with the theme. Share your photos via Instagram using the #snapdaily hashtag and tagging @snapconf. We don't want to miss any … [Read more...]

#DeckSeason Twitter Party with Thompson’s WaterSeal

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Now that the weather is starting to warm up (at least in most places) it has a lot of our minds wandering to the outdoors.  From grilling, parties, or a quiet evening enjoying the sunset it's time to start enjoying the season...deck season.  Which is why we are so excited to partner with our SNAP! Conference sponsor Thompson's WaterSeal for our #DeckSeason Twitter party.  We will be chatting outdoor activities and projects...so you won't want to miss out on all the fun. The Sponsor It was so wonderful having Thompson's WaterSeal at SNAP! Conference 2014.  If you were there to join in all … [Read more...]

Snap Conference 2014 Link Up

Oh boy. Can Snap 2014 truly be over? After all of the planning, after all of the excitement, we came together for a truly great learning opportunity and an even better celebration! Though it's not quite as fun as the real thing, we love reading the conference recaps that are shared each year! This year we're inviting you to share your Snap Conference 2014 recap right here on the blog! Please link up. Post by May 15 and you will be entered to win a full conference pass to Snap 2015!   … [Read more...]

More of Our Amazing SNAP! Sponsors

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We've already told you about some of our amazing SNAP! 2014 sponsors, but your conference experience wouldn't wouldn't complete without visiting the following sponsors. And if you simply can't wait until the exhibitor hall opens, we'd love for you to engage with them online via their various social media platforms. Atly Website Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram: @atlygrams Charmed Collections Website Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram: @charmedcollections DecoArt Website Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram: @decoart Expressions … [Read more...]