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Help Me Send Mom To BarkWorld | GBGV

July 6, 2013

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I am a French Scent Hound with a blog, and I would sure love to sniff around barkworld, but I need to send my mom.  I sent Mom to BlogPaws in May. She learned so much but it was her first time attending such a conference so she really was not able to get as much out of it as she should have. Now she understands how these things work and she is ready to give it another try! Going to barkworld would be huge for our business plan! Since the blog and social media is all mine, I am writing this post for her.

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We saw that Pruven from 3M is looking to sponsor one lucky blogger and I think they should send my mom for a number of reasons starting with the fact 3M is a Twin Cities company and we live in the Twin Cities.

I already have my Pruven bandana and waste bag dispensers!

I already have my Pruven bandana and waste bag dispensers!

I made a short video howling out all the reasons my mom should win the trip to barkworld. Please take 30 seconds to listen to what I have to howl about. I know it is barkworld, but I am a hound and I rarely bark, I prefer to howl.

We are fairly new to the whole blogging and social media world but we are working hard to expand and learn all we can about this new world. One of the biggest bonuses of attending barkworld would be to find companies that would like to work with us. MyGBGVLife.com is all about fun but we are also very interested in promoting healthy eating habits for pets, pet fitness and pet health. Now that my mom understands the networking part of such an expo, she would be better able to meet with potential partners to discuss opportunities. We like creativity, are loyal, and we have a lot of ideas to help a partner grow along with us.

Networking with other bloggers is also huge! It was so nice to be able to ask others questions about how things work or how to do different things on websites, and social media. Other bloggers could actually help out and answer questions Mom had! Everyone has their own “business” but sharing is such a wonderful tool.

Attending the classes is also very helpful. My mom learned so much about so many different things. We are working on finishing my first book and we are thinking of revamping my website and could definitely get some great advice from the classes at barkworld. We already have made many changes just with what Mom learned at BlogPaws but we definitely need more help.

One last reason to send Mom to barkworld is that her birthday is coming up and I know how much she wants to go. If I could get her sponsored, it would be such a pawsome present from me. She does so much for me I would love to help her do this!

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I understand that Pruven is looking to pay the airfare to send the chosen blogger to barkworld but we also have an alternative suggestion (which would be my GBGV dream). We could use the airfare money for gas. We like to think out of the standard dog bowl, and my mom could drive to barkworld so I could go along. I bet I would be the first ever GBGV to attend! We would be happy to blog about our road trip, as well as the entire barkworld experience. I know Pruven has many products that would be useful on a road trip such as waste bags, stain and odor removers, and pet hair rollers. We would be more than happy to use and review these types of products along the way, and yes, we could decorate the car if our sponsor would like.

I’m sure there will be an overwhelming amount of bloggers trying to win this spot, but I sure hope that we have a chance. Without a sponsor, it is just not in our budget. We are ready to learn and expand, and barkworld would sure help us out with that! If you want to help me send my mom to barkworld, (or maybe me too, if Pruven likes the road trip option), please share my post with your social media accounts as sharing is an important part of determining who will win the free trip! Thank you so much!  Emma the GBGV

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  1. July 6, 2013 06:48

    Good luck! I like the car advertising idea!!!

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 09:45

      Thank you! Please share if you can. You can use the share buttons at the end of the post :)

  2. July 6, 2013 07:03

    Good luck Emma! I hope you get to go this time!

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 09:46

      I’m hoping, paws crossed!

  3. July 6, 2013 07:24

    Great post … we want you to WIN. Good Luck! Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 09:47

      They say sharing is the key, so please share when and where you can! Hope we make it!

  4. July 6, 2013 08:30

    Who could resist that howl! I’ll share the link.

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 09:48

      Thanks so much :) I appawreciate it :)

  5. Buster Brown permalink
    July 6, 2013 08:40

    Buster and I wish mom the best of luck! shared on both pages!

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 09:49

      Thanks so much Buster! Hope you’re doing well :)

  6. Ellen Shedlarx permalink
    July 6, 2013 09:23

    How can we help? Do we just share their link? Hoe would you get credit? We want you and Emma to go?

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 09:50

      Use the share buttons at the bottom of the post, they will share my post link on your social media account for the button(s) you choose :)

      • Ellen Shedlarx permalink
        July 6, 2013 10:41

        Done. Fingers and paws crossed

        • Emmadog permalink*
          July 6, 2013 11:08

          Thanks so much! Next Saturday we will find out…paws crossed!

  7. July 6, 2013 09:54

    The advertising on the car is pawesome…I hope you guys win!!!! High paws from Trev and I!!!!

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 11:06

      Thanks! Please hit some share buttons since sharing counts! I want to win so bad!

  8. July 6, 2013 10:05

    Oh Emma, I sure hope you get a sponsor so you can go to BarkWorld. I would love to meet you in pawson!
    *Cairn cuddles*
    Oz

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 11:07

      I know, I so want to meet all my friends and I want mom to learn a lot for my blog and stuff too! Please share where you can! Thanks :)

  9. July 6, 2013 12:07

    Emma, you are such a good blogging partner for your mom, doing all this work to get her to BarkWorld. We would love to meet you there! I think the fact that you live in Minnesota should be enough for Pruven!

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 14:13

      And I would offer to redecorate Mom’s car if we could drive! I know she would not mind! I want to meet everyone!

  10. July 6, 2013 12:12

    Tried to post something to Pruven’s Facebook page, but they don’t seem to have one??

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 14:14

      I couldn’t find any social media for Pruven either, just BarkWorld, bummer!

  11. July 6, 2013 13:56

    Best of luck! That sounds like an awesome time!

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 14:15

      Hopefully we will win and it will be pawsome!

  12. July 6, 2013 15:04

    You make some excellent arguments here Emma…I feel the same way…Momz & I need to go so we can meet all our furriends and learn to be better bloggers…Sure hope we get to see you there

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 15:44

      I guess next week we will know. Paws crossed!

  13. July 6, 2013 17:02

    We will sure share this for you too sweet Emma! My Dad and the Flat have been before and it is a great conference!

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 18:55

      She really wants to go and if possible drive so I can go too. Thanks for sharing :)

  14. July 6, 2013 18:24

    I shared on FB and Pinterest! Good luck! Love the car advertising.
    Nola

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 6, 2013 18:56

      Thank you so much! Thought maybe that would put me over the top??? We will see!

  15. July 6, 2013 18:52

    Cool! I hope you get the sponsorship.

  16. July 6, 2013 19:55

    Good Luck Emma! Hope your mom gets to go. We will go share right now!!!!

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 7, 2013 06:23

      Thank you for your help. We will see what happens :)

  17. July 7, 2013 16:37

    I shared everywhere I could….good luck, Emma!

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 7, 2013 17:35

      Thanks so much! Next Sat they will announce the winner – paws crossed :)

  18. July 7, 2013 17:12

    Emma, I found your argument so convincing, I crawled out from under the bed where I was sleeping (aka letting everyone know how depressed I am by this rain and pouting). I hope I’ll get to meet you, or at least your human, there! xoxo, Rory

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 7, 2013 17:37

      Yay! We have 90′s and dewpoints around 70, also rotten weather! I hope I get to go and can meet you and Lane and your human! Next Sat. they announce the winner. Thanks for your support :)

  19. July 7, 2013 18:52

    Phoebe the PBGV wishes you well!

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 8, 2013 05:56

      Thank you Phoebe…we BGV’s need to stick together!

  20. July 7, 2013 18:53

    Good luck, Emma and Mom! I tweeted! :)

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 8, 2013 05:56

      Thank you…we appreciate all the help!

  21. July 8, 2013 03:52

    You do make some very good points in your video, althought I did get slightly distracted as it then moved onto your big stick video and I just couldn’t resist!! I am keeping everything crossed for you!

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 8, 2013 06:02

      I know, that stick was pawsome! Hope I can win but we will have to wait until Saturday to find out!

  22. July 8, 2013 03:57

    our Paws are so crossed for your Mom Emma, and what a treat for her Birthday :) Hope you get to go xx00xxx

    Mollie and Alfie

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 8, 2013 06:03

      Wouldn’t that be an awesome present for me to give her! I have my paws so totally crossed I can hardly walk straight!

  23. July 8, 2013 04:29

    Brilliant! I hope this works for you – can’t see any reason for it not to. I hope I can go, too, and will love meeting you if I do. We want to drive, too, so we can take the cats.

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 8, 2013 06:04

      Thank you! Mom isn’t big on driving but she won’t let us fly cargo, so we would have to drive if I go but we would make a fun trip out of it. I hope we can win :)

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 8, 2013 06:05

      It would be fun to meet you and all the others I know online…I like kitties normally, so you don’t need to be scared of me if I am there ;)

  24. July 8, 2013 11:58

    Hope your Mom gets to go. We shared your post on FB. :)

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 8, 2013 12:18

      Thank you! We will know on Saturday :) Tough competition so you really never know.

  25. July 9, 2013 09:21

    I shared it for you Emma, I do hope you get to go. BW is not in the cards for me this year, mostly because we will just be coming back from vacation. Maybe next year. :-)

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 9, 2013 10:07

      It is only in my cards if I win this. We will see, but we have BlogPaws in May for sure!

  26. July 9, 2013 16:56

    Good luck Emma, me and Pickle the cat will be keeping our paws crossed for you.

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 10, 2013 05:54

      Thanks…a few more days and we will find out!

  27. July 10, 2013 04:16

    Paws crossed Ems!

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 10, 2013 05:56

      Me too…there is tough competition from big blogs, so who knows!

  28. July 10, 2013 13:01

    Emma, I just hope you and your Mom win! I am going to share your post! Good luck!
    Purrs

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 10, 2013 14:18

      Thank you so much, I want her to win too!

  29. July 15, 2013 07:04

    Did you get sponsored?

    • Emmadog permalink*
      July 15, 2013 08:47

      They still haven’t announced the winner :(

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