Learn How to Write Bylines That Grab Readers’ Attention [Vote]

Content marketing has been proven to be one of the most effective and least expensive means of getting attention to your brand. From blog posts to social media, there’s no reason not to get on the content train. But without interesting bylines, you won’t be able to get anyone to click on your posts. Fortunately, one panel can give you all the information you need to maneuver through the landscape of new media. And we need you to vote for it.

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a world-renowned conference with movies, music and tech innovations abound. You’ll find some of the brightest minds in Austin, Texas looking to be part of this momentous occasion. While many people go to catch a glimpse of a celebrity or take in a show, Tech.Co and a panel of media industry experts will be there to impart some of our wisdom about the best way to attract readers to your blog with killer bylines.

Our panel has some of the best minds in the business to discuss the “Landing the Ultimate Byline” and you won’t want to miss out. Check out their bios below and make sure to vote!

Amanda Blain, CEO and founder of GirlfriendSocial


Amanda is a Canadian tech and games blogger and a social media influencer with over 5 million followers. Her company, GirlfriendSocial, is the largest female friendship website in the world.

Mike Murphy, Reporter at Quartz

mike murphy

Mike likes to write about the future and how we’ll get there from today’s technology. He likes to think of his reporting subjects as “machines with brains” – whether he’s talking about robots, drones, AI or self-driving cars. He graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern and the University of Pennsylvania. He is not a very good banjo player.

Tishin Donkersley, Director of Audience Engagement at Tech.Co and TV Tech Correspondent


Tishin is an award-winning journalist and editor and has written for Tech.Co, TechCrunch, Demand Studios, Fitness and AZ Tech Beat. She has regular network segments on NBC and FOX local network affiliate stations and has covered a wide range of technology from 3D printing and game development to green tech and funding. You might find her catching a wave in CA. Follow her on Twitter @TishinD to learn more.

Martine Paris, PR Director at Consort Partners – Moderator


Martine’s clients that span popular tech, gaming and consumer brands including GSN, Game Insight, Libratone, and Cyan. A frequent speaker and blogger, Martine has written for AOL Music, Huffington Post, Pocket Gamer & Slide to Play, has been featured on NPR and C-SPAN, and has produced blockbuster events with social media influencers at top industry shows and across the festival circuit. She is always seeking the bigger byline and on-camera work. Martine has produced and moderated hundreds of panels and keynotes for Pocket Gamer, Commonwealth Club, GamesBeat, PAX, SXSW, GMIC, Apps World and more. Follow her on twitter @contentnow to learn more.

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Conor is the Lead Writer for Tech.co. For the last six years, he’s covered everything from tech news and product reviews to digital marketing trends and business tech innovations. He's written guest posts for the likes of Forbes, Chase, WeWork, and many others, covering tech trends, business resources, and everything in between. He's also participated in events for SXSW, Tech in Motion, and General Assembly, to name a few. He also cannot pronounce the word "colloquially" correctly. You can email Conor at conor@tech.co.
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