Next week, I’ll be flying to Melbourne, Australia to attend the ProBlogger Training Event (#PBevent). I’m going to have a blast meeting with other bloggers, and learning to build better blogs and how to build revenue streams through blogging and other online income streams. I’m really looking forward to meeting up with Darren Rowse – Mr. ProBlogger himself, and Chris Guillebeau who was a major inspiration when I decided to go into business for myself.
Needless to say I’m really excited about my first major blogging conference. Some of the sessions that I’m most excited to attend are:
- Marketing Your Products by Shane Tilley, the Web Marketing Ninja himself
- Making Money and Changing the World Through Blogging & Beyond eBooks – 2 sessions by Chris Guillebeau
- The Ten Simple Things That Worked by blogging personality Sarah Wilson
- Courses, Continuity Programs and Membership Areas by Jules Clancy
As you can see, this isn’t a dodgy “make money blogging” or “sell your eBook for $999” type free seminar. All of the speakers are successful bloggers and have used their blogs to launch their unconventional, new economy careers. You can bet I’ll be soaking it all up.. although I will probably feel like I’m back in my uni lecture hall (hope I don’t fall asleep!)
Tickets are sold out but you can still attend – virtually!
I bought my ticket the moment they announced it on 11 May. That got me early bird pricing of USD249.99. Early bird tickets were gone in a flash and full priced USD299.99 were sold out less than a month later. On the Facebook event page, we have people asking every week if there are more tickets available.
Selfish me doesn’t want any more tickets – I don’t want the event to be too crowded after all! However Darren has come up with a fantastic alternative. They are now offering a virtual pass for #PBevent. This gives virtual attendees audio recordings and slides of the sessions, access to a live webinar with Darren Rowse for a post-event Q&A session and access to a private Facebook group for networking with other virtual and live attendees as well. And you don’t have to spend the extra money for travel and accommodations!
The virtual ticket is available for an early-bird price of USD149 until 9 Oct 2012. From 10 Oct, the full virtual ticket price is USD199. Quick! Buy your virtual event pass now.
Special offer from David
The links to the virtual pass on this site are affiliate links, meaning that I will receive a commission if you buy the virtual pass after you click my link. I would very much appreciate it if you do as it will help offset my travel and accommodation costs.
As you might know, I provide professional WordPress support for a living. For a little extra incentive, I’ll give you a personal two hour WordPress consultation if you buy from my link. This way you can learn about the techniques and strategies from the ProBlogger Training Event and you can get help from me to put what you learnt into action. Good deal?
Thanks for buying your #PBevent virtual pass with my affiliate link!