Mentors

Blog Elevated is proud to announce a valuable tool to help newer bloggers – Blog Elevated Mentors.

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We are bringing you quality speakers and teachers, and we are bringing them into our community even after their sessions end.  We know they are successful and that you want- and need- to learn from them.  They are the heart of Blog Elevated, bloggers who want to share with you.

What is a Blog Elevated Mentor?

They’re bloggers who have succeeded.  Bloggers with a passion to reach out and help you.  They know that a rising tide raises all boats, and that your success doesn’t take away from their accomplishments.

They are past speakers, teachers, and bloggers who know what they are doing and want to help YOU.

That’s right, we’re bringing last year’s speakers back just for you!

If you have a question during the conference that isn’t answered by a speaker or you just need some hints and tricks to help you achieve the next level, these are the people that you can turn to with questions.

They’ll be there, sitting with you during the conference, laughing with you during lunch and always open helping you.

Seek them out and get their help.

Madalyn Sklar

madalyn-sklar-headshotMadalyn is a social media power influencer, blogger, podcaster and business coach who is known for her Twitter expertise. Ranked #1 Social Media Power Influencer in Houston, she blogs about social media and technology. This year she served as the keynote speaker at Houston Social Media Day and spoke at Social Media Marketing World.

She teaches all things Twitter in her course Twitter Smarter and you can find her every Thursday hosting the popular #TwitterSmarter Twitter chat. It’s THE place to connect, learn + share Twitter tips. Madalyn also interviews movers and shakers in the social media world for her Twitter Smarter podcast.

Madalyn can help you learn all you need to know about Twitter and how to use it to build your authority. 


Kami Huyse

Kami Huyse Speaker smallerKami is passionate about public relations through her company, Zoetica Media. She is also founder of Houston Social Media Breakfast which she started to fill a need in the Houston community to help connect the people working in social media and has since grown to monumental numbers.

Kami can help you learn how to deal with PR professionals in a manner that will make them desire to talk to you.  


Juan Alanis

juan-alanisJuan Alanis is a star blogger with one of the top Latino blogs in the nation, Juan of Words. This year he’s also started his own agency, Big Oak Tree Media.

He can help you when it comes to working with brands as well as tips for building a better blog. 


Anjelica Cazares

anjelicaAnjelica is Juan’s better half that also is a huge driving force behind Juan of Words. Usually you can find her at a thrift store where she chronicles her thrift shopping passion through social media.

Anjelica can help you learn how to take amazing photos and free yourself through sharing your true self online. 


 

Yvonne Guidry

yvonne-guidryYvonne is also known as her alter ego, Spoiled Latina. She’s one of the top influencers in the Houston area who dominates live video, especially Snap. She’s a master of social media and hosting events for herself and brands. Houston has officially named a Spoiled Latina Day in her honor.

Yvonne can teach you how to master social media and brand collaborations. 


 

Sharon Hines

screen-shot-2016-10-07-at-10-42-33-pmSharon is the author of the home lifestyle blog, Mrs. Hines’ Class where she has been sharing decorating tips, DIY projects, family favorite recipes and inspirational life lessons for over five years. As a former teacher and a natural encourager, she loves to mentor others toward success. Sharon resides in The Woodlands, TX with her husband of nearly nineteen years, their eighteen year old daughter and Blackie, the gray tabby.

Roccibel Volpicella

maxresdefaultRoccibel Volpicella is  a mother, wife and Venezuelan YouTuber in love makeup and fashion. Her vision is to be a reference to the multifaceted woman that search looking and to feeling beautiful, and she has the intention of conveying across makeup videos that the elegance and the style have nothing to do with money.


Shanna Jones

????????????????????????????????????Shanna is the co-founder, editor, and one-half of the dynamic blogging duo, Urban Swank, a food and lifestyle blog. Focusing on food and travel, her passions are centered around her love for exploring new destinations and restaurants. Urban Swank is the recipient of the Houston Press “Best Food Blog” award and can also be seen on Bravo TV’s first season of “Best New Restaurant”. Shanna is a wife, mother, and avid movie watcher.