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PREAMBLE

Considering the number of bloggers in Nigeria and the vast opportunities that exist within the internet Industry, NiRA identified the need to cultivate the interest of bloggers in Nigeria. NiRA recognized that bloggers can be organized into colonies whilst mining their value propositions and assisting them with relevant content and opportunities. NiRA has also identified the interest of many potential bloggers and wishes to offer these groups and existing bloggers the opportunity to interact, develop and improve not only their blogging skills but also their business management skills. This summit will offer learning curves on common legal and ethical aspects of blogging and content marketing.


ABOUT THE 2018 BLOGGERS SUMMIT
The 2018 Bloggers Summit is a one-day conference for bloggers - pioneering bloggers, rookie bloggers and creatives in this space. The Summit is aimed at bringing together the blogging community and its stakeholders in Nigeria to learn, network, and cultivate their presence in the online community. The Summit is the first edition of the bloggers Assembly organized by NiRA in Nigeria. There would be educational sessions, brand events, influencer interactions, and sessions on monetizing blogs, working with brands as a senior influencer and discussions on other topical issues such as legal impact of online payment, blogging about the society and individuals, etc.

BENEFIT TO BLOGGERS
  • Participants at the 2018 Bloggers summit will be able to learn from influential speakers and experts on innovations in the field of blogging
  • Acquire actionable take-away from some of the most accomplished bloggers.
  • Connect with peers and colleagues
  • Learn legal aspects of blogging
  • Learn how to start and run businesses
  • Learn about business opportunities and offerings from Sponsors

AGENDA


8:30AM – 9:00AM: REGISTRATION

9:00AM – 10:00AM: SUMMIT OPENING
Speaker: Mr. Mohammed Rudman
Welcome address
Tips on how to make the most of the 2018 Bloggers Summit

10:00AM – 11:00AM: FINANCE FOR BLOGGER
Speaker: Panel Discussion (Access Bank TFHOST, Medallion, IXPN)

  • Budgeting and tracking your blog’s finances
  • Choosing the right Relationship manager
  • Legal impact of unconventional financial instruments
  • Common legal and Ethical aspects of blogging
  • Sponsor’s business opportunities for bloggers

11:00AM – 12:00PM: POWERFUL CONTENT CREATION
Speaker: Bayo Olupohunda - Editor in Chief - NAIJ

  • Content for Beginners - Templates, Calendars, and Tricks of the Trade
  • Leverage the Power of Storytelling through Words and Pictures
  • Voice Apps and the Future of Content Creation
  • Videography for Bloggers
  • Strategies to instantly apply to push your content to the top of Google search results
  • Creating Effective Social Media Content via Your Smartphone

12:00PM – 12:30PM: INTERACTION WITH SPONSORS

12:30PM – 1:30PM: LUNCH

1:30PM - 2:30PM: THE BUSINESS OF BLOGGING
Speaker: Okemini Otum - Lead Strategist - Rabbington Media

  • Overview of blogging
  • Scaling up your Blogging Business
  • Time Management for Busy Bloggers
  • Copyright Issues and management
  • How to Present Yourself as an Influencer to a Brand (Beginner)
  • Pitching to Brands (Intermediate)
  • Working with Brands as a Serious Influencer (Advanced)

2:30PM – 3:30PM: BREAKOUT SESSIONS: SELECT A SESSION

BREAKOUT SESSIONS ONE: SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
Speaker: Ben Bassey - Senior Editor - Pulse Nigeria

  • Twitter as a powerful network tool
  • The power of YouTube and Video Making
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • How to Get Your Brand covered By Local and National Media
  • Beyond the Norm: Trying out news tactics for your Audience
  • Ways to promote a Blog for free

BREAKOUT SESSIONS TWO: STARTING A BLOG
Speaker: Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata - Presenter - Channels Television

  • Why start a blog
  • Deciding on what to blog about
  • Defining the Blogging goals
  • Deciding on the blogging platform, name and web hosting to use
  • Monetizing your blog
3:30PM -4:00PM: RESENTATION OF CERTIFICATE AND CLOSING REMARKS

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