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The Mad Sweet World of WordPress

The Mad Sweet World of WordPress

Margaret Dornbusch is leading our Byte of Texas panel on WordPress Plugins. She answered a few of our questions ahead of this weekend’s conference. Tell us a little about your history using WordPress. I have used WordPress since its beginnings in 2003. For my first attempt at blogging, I used blogger.com (before Google bought it). […]

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The Bites at Byte: Menu Sneak Peek!

The Bites at Byte: Menu Sneak Peek!

When we started planning Byte of Texas, one of the things we knew right away was that we had to have great food! We’re lucky to be able to partner with some really great local restaurants, chefs, and vendors, and can’t wait to sink our teeth into what they have to offer. Saturday we kick […]

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Q&A with Lisa Fain, the Homesick Texan

Q&A with Lisa Fain, the Homesick Texan

We’re thrilled to have Lisa Fain, award-winning author and blogger of The Homesick Texan, joining us for our Byte of Texas conference at the Bullock Texas State History Museum. Lisa will be signing copies of her new book, The Homesick Texan’s Family Table, from 11 AM to noon during the Byte of Texas Book Fair, […]

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The Byte of Texas Full Agenda is Here!

The Byte of Texas Full Agenda is Here!

Our Byte of Texas conference is just two weeks away, and we can’t wait to share everything we’ve been working on with you. We’ve got amazing door prizes, stuffed swag bags, and of course, plenty of learning to give out! Grab a ticket and check out our full conference agenda! Saturday, September 27 8:30 AM […]

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Beer, Cheese, & Preserves: Delicious Friends

Beer, Cheese, & Preserves: Delicious Friends

As part of our Byte of Texas programming, American Cheese Society Professionals Michele Haram and Tiffany Cunningham, along with Stephanie McClenny of Confituras, will be presenting Mousetrap: Pairing Texas Beers with Cheese and Preserves. The following was written by Tiffany Cunningham. There is something very intriguing about beer, cheese and preserves. They taste great together […]

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Byte of Texas Scholarship Winners Announced

Byte of Texas Scholarship Winners Announced

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of our Byte of Texas scholarship contest! We had a lot of really great entries, and we wish we could give tickets to everyone, but we had to choose only three. Our winners are: Lisa Rawlinson, Full and Content Natalija Brunner, daida l’orange Kirstjen Pratt, Taste the Book Thanks to sponsors Bob’s […]

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Photo Tips from Pro Melissa Skorpil

Photo Tips from Pro Melissa Skorpil

We are pleased to announce that Melissa Skorpil, a professional photographer based in Austin, Texas, will be Saturday’s opening keynote speaker at the Byte of Texas blogging conference, held September 27-28, 2014. Melissa Skorpil is a commercial photographer specializing in food photography. Melissa combines her art background and photography education to create tantalizing food imagery. Based in Austin, […]

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Byte of Texas Scholarships Available

Byte of Texas Scholarships Available

A few weeks ago we announced the amazing speaker lineup for the Byte of Texas conference. Today we have some equally wonderful news — there are three full scholarships available for the conference! Thanks to our partners at The Harvard Common Press and Bob’s Red Mill, we are able to offer three bloggers the opportunity […]

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Win Tickets to the Big Chill!!

Win Tickets to the Big Chill!!

  Click here or on logo above to buy tickets. Public is welcome!!   Enter to win two tickets to The Big Chill! For all AFBA members, a chance for you and your readers to win tickets to the Big Chill. Write a post on your website with the Rafflecopter information for your readers to win. Then […]

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