Why is it the New Years that pushes everyone to resolve open issues? I have been working on my new blog design for some time but when 2012 came along (and CES is around the corner) I decided that it was time to take it live. I was thrilled to find a great web design team (XFactor Designs) that help redesign my online brand including a new logo and new Wordpress site.
New Logo (Yeah!)
So I am asking (pwetty please) for some patience in the next few days while I bring new site up. The URL (TechMamas.com ) will be the same - it will just lead to my new Wordpress sites (with all of my posts transfered over).
Kimberley Clayton Blaine just launched her newest online video venture: MommytoMommyTV - a new online show for moms. I was excited to host one of the shows. The show is called TechMama Goes HotMama.
So of course I prepared... Real Housewives reality TV style..
My segment was about meeting my mom comedian idol Heather McDonald (in LA) to have her sign a copy of her book that I purchased. I wanted to get myself Hollywood ready to meet her, so of course I got a spray on tan and hair extensions. Really. Click HERE to read the rest of the post about the MommytoMommy.tv show I hosted called "TechMama Goes HotMama" by Kimberley Blaine. And here is the video:
I organized a group of LA Moms Bloggers to see a taping of the fabulous Chelsea Lately Show. Here is our adventure:
Radio Shack Netogether -Beth Blecherman & tech blogger friends were on a 17 foot computer screen in Times Square NYC and SF. Here is my post, here is a post from TechieDiva who was in NYC.
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Here are 5 things to know about me.....TechMama (her nickname) started her career in application development (yes - programming), then system auditing and her last role was Senior Manager, Computer Process Integrity, for Deloitte. She jumped off Partner track at Deloitte to jump onto the parenting track and utilized blogging and online social networking to stay involved with technology. (with husband and three boys, two of which are twins). Now she spends time being taught new superhero and sports tricks by her sons. As a mother, she went through technology withdrawal and decided to try blogging.
She also founded MTB consulting (mother of three boys) for social media strategy consulting (currently on hold until blogging slows down!). Corporations and organizations have asked her to speak on topics ranging from how to start blogging, online social networking and how to choose the right technology for families. She also assists Corporate clients on the technical side of using social media to reach their target market.
TechMama in Books:
The Internet Mommyby Kimberley Clayton Blaine - My chapter is about a pillow fight I covered on TWITTER!
See Mom Runby Beth Feldman - My chapter is called "Night of Horror, i.e. The Night the Wireless Went Out ".
WHY TECHMAMAS ? Beth saw a need to have a central place where parents can discuss their use of technology, get tips, give tips, have links to other tech blogs that offer relevant information. While many tech professionals have access to the the latest tech information, parents may not know where to start or even what to ask. They rely on talking to other parents or searching through the big tech sites to see what they are looking for. We hope to offer links and juicy bits of information for one stop shopping for family related technology issues.
Techmamas is a site where scrapbooking discussions are about which
digital camera and online sites to use for creating family photo
albums, famillies are struggling to keep track of the numerous
communication technologies available (Instant Messaging, Cell
Phone/PDA, email, texting), CrackBerry addicts have a safe place to
share tips, treasure hunts include use of GPS systems, everything from
birthday party invites to birthday presents are virtual, 4 year olds
know how to use TIVO, 8 year olds need parental controls on their own
laptop, 12 year olds have their own blogs..... And by the way, what is a "wiki"?
Please forgive me if I don't have multiple posts each day: I HAVE THREE BOYS TO TAKE CARE OF! But I am always happy to have some tips from fellow techmamas or techdadas!