CHARLOTTE - August 2, 2012
Wells Fargo announced today its sponsorship at the BlogHer ’12 Conference from August 2-4, 2012 in New York City. The BlogHer ’12 conference brings together thousands of women bloggers from around the world to discuss, inspire and connect with each other. Attendees will have an opportunity to pose for a picture with the Wells Fargo stagecoach and learn more about the company’s Retirement and Small Business capabilities. In addition, Wells Fargo is running a contest to find some unique blogs for Beyond Today, its retirement site for women.
“We are pleased to be a gold sponsor at BlogHer ’12 and interact with more than 4,000 female bloggers and attendees. We are also excited to hear from bloggers about their relationship with money and showcase some of their writings on our Beyond Today blog for women,” said Melisa Schilling, vice president of Retirement Marketing at Wells Fargo.
The Wells Fargo Blog Contest asks bloggers to write about their relationship with money or write an opinion about a post on the Beyond Today blog that has resonated with them. The winner will receive $2,500 and five runners-up will each win $500. The winning blogs will be displayed on the Wells Fargo blog for women – Beyond Today – in the first quarter of 2013. Winners will be determined on the following judging criteria:
- Substantive – Clear, logical and well-focused content – 25%
- Emotional connection – Conveys the writer’s feel for the topic – 25%
- Creative – Unique thinking and approach to the selected topic – 25%
- On topic – Content supported by experience, ideas, research, observations – 20%
- Craftsmanship – Proper sentence structure, grammar, spelling – 5%
This is a judged contest and no entry fee or purchase is required to participate. For more information on the contest, visit: http://www.blogher.com/what-kind-relationship-do-you-have-your-money-tell-us-and-win?conf=main
Visit the Wells Fargo Booth #1600 – Americas Hall I and tweet #WFBloggerSearch at #BlogHer12.
About Wells Fargo @Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank’s customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 full-time equivalent team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2012 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.
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