Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Modern Moms are Finalists for Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards

Ashburn, VA, September 29, 2008 – I Am Modern Magazine for Moms, world’s first and only social media based publication, website and social club has been selected as a finalist for the Best Product of the Year in the Loudoun County VA Chamber of Commerce's 2008 Small Business of the Year Awards. Hulya Aksu, founder of the unique publication platform and organization, has been selected as a Finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year category.

I Am Modern Mom Magazine and Social Media Club

I Am Modern Magazine is breaking new ground in the publishing industry by leveraging the latest trends in online social media and Web 2.0 initiatives. I Am Modern Magazine is one of very few hyperlocal information, style and entertainment publications available to women and moms in the Northern Virginia (NOVA), DC metro area that relies exclusively on reader and consumer-generated content and supplemented by social media contributions.

"Social Media" refers to the Internet tools and practices that revolve around collaborating, communicating and sharing information on the web, and the communities or sites that evolve to both foster this and repackage it as news. Engaging in the social media communities online is a very important part of a businesse's online Internet Marketing strategy - read more about DC metro and Northern Virginia Internet Marketing and Social Media at KME Internet Marketing.

I Am Modern Magazine is published in a Fairfax edition and Loudoun edition. Popular features include Northern Virginia private school reviews, Loudoun and Fairfax restaurant reviews (by Moms and Dads), and DC metro area Salon and Spa reviews.

“Moms are the primary decision-makers in their homes. They also tend to be avid magazine readers. Over 70% of moms turn to the Internet or magazines on a regular basis for information and entertainment, and most also want to remain actively connected to their offline communities and families. We are the only coordinated publication platform that caters to this profile, to these connected women and moms - in print, online and via monthly social club events. What could be better?” adds Hulya Aksu.

I Am Modern Magazine delivers to this highly-valued demographic while remaining environmentally responsible and locally active in women-centric philanthropic efforts. Through their omni-media approach, I Am Modern Magazine offers businesses and advertisers a unique, modern and very effective avenue to an engaged, responsive family consumer audience – DC metro and Northern Virginia women and moms. Advertisers have the options of appearing in print or online as part of their Washington DC and Northern Virginia Internet marketing and social media strategy.

Modern Mom Media Corporation is the publisher of I Am Modern Magazine for Moms and the owner of www.IAmModern.com. I Am Modern Magazine for Moms is an upscale lifestyle magazine that features a revolutionary approach to coordinated print and Internet publication featuring 100% reader generated local content with a high-quality national look and feel. I Am Modern Magazine is printed quarterly and strategically caters directly to mothers and women in the valuable DC metro and Northern Virginia market. The web site, www.IAmModern.com, is rapidly evolving with hundreds of new members joining weekly, and provides a dynamic social media portal for local mothers in Northern Virginia. Modern Mom Media Corporation is privately held and headquartered in Ashburn, VA. To advertise visit Modern Mom Magazine at http://www.iammodern.com/advertise-to-moms-the-power-of-the-purse.html

For interview requests, please contact Murat Aksu at 703.728.9009 or email at info@iammodern.com .

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