Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2011
In the Globe and Mail today, here is a Super Interesting Article
Mommy Bloggers Flexing their Vote
"Canadian mom bloggers who are trying to galvanize their ranks, using the new Twitter hashtag #momthevote to organize discussions around election issues online.
|Globe & Mail - #MomtheVote|
The article talks about Karen Green- who is a "Mom blogger- are considered one of the most powerful blocs in North America, who when mobilized can fuel ferocious viral consumer campaigns around diapers, pain killers and other products. Ms. Green, who blogs at The Kids Are Alright"
|Karen Green- The Kids are Alright|
"Ms. Green’s first use of the slogan, on April 6, was: “Do you know who you're voting for? Do you know each of the parties' stand on family issues? We need to #momthevote.”"
Mom Voters are being encouraged to change your profile photo to this
Here is the link to Facebook
From Mom The Vote - Facebook info page
Because this isn't kids' stuff
Share election information, news, campaign updates and yes, even opinions through social media channels. We've already rocked the vote - now it's time to Mom it.
A place to disseminate family-relevant Election 2011 information
This is so super cool, I definitely have concerns and issues and collectively us Moms do have a ton of power so I really excited to be apart of this.
I have to run now...I have to go change my profile button and facebook and tweet this. Bye!!