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Saturday, October 12 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Niche Nuts: How Sports Bloggers Stand Out

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A lot of the success of content creation and blogging is finding the right niche - a topic you're passionate about, which is narrow enough to attract an audience but not too narrow that you can't attract an audience! Sports bloggers Kevin Lockland, Jacob Resnick and Clayton Collier have all parlayed their love of sports into sports blogging careers - and Jacob and Clayton are only teenagers!

Lara DiPaola helps guide this discussion about writing what you love and loving what you write, and how creating content around passion can open doors for you in a variety of ways.


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Lara DiPaola

Lara DiPaola is a California Native transplanted to the Baltimore-DC metro. A wrangler of kids and cats, this mother of four serves as the Director of Marketing for CertifiKid, a family-focused daily deal site based in Maryland with branches in major cities from coast-to-coast. In her ‘spare’ time Lara traipses about globe, sometimes sans offspring, writing about travel for TravelingMom.com and USA Today... Read More →

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Clayton Collier

Clayton Collier is a journalism major, entering his sophomore year at Seton Hall University. Clayton started out with several websites of his own, however soon began as a weekly contributor for MetsMerizedOnline.com, who he has been with for three years since. Through MetsMerized he has been able to cover various Mets games and events where he attends press conferences and batting practice while also interviewing players and coaches. He... Read More →
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Kevin Lockland

Kevin Lockland oversees editorial operations for SB Nation, Vox Media’s sports properties Properties. SB Nation boasts over 50 million users per month across 300 individually branded, fan-centric sports communities, each covering a specific professional or college team, league or sport and sbnation.com, one of the fastest growing national sports sites.  Prior to joining SB Nation, he served as Vice President and General... Read More →
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Jacob Resnick

Jacob Resnick  is a teen sports blogger and broadcaster. At the age of eleven he had the opportunity of a lifetime when he won a contest and got the chance to spend an inning in the broadcast booth with the New York Mets broadcasters at Citi Field. As a die hard Mets fan, he was overwhelmed when he stepped into the booth and got to call a home run. The call went viral on the internet and gained national attention, and he felt on top of the... Read More →


Saturday October 12, 2013 10:15am - 11:15am
Key 11 2nd Floor

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