$227,000 paid to employees, bloggers and other freelancers.
40 Television segments talking about style
43% yearly increase in traffic
38,000 total twitter followers--we tweet a lot.
5,279 followers on Pinterest; our new favorite social media tool (are you following?)
1000 bloggers attended Momtrends Events
1 visit to Microsoft's headquarters in Seattle-our first trip to Washington
And now a few of our favorite experiences from the year.
2nd Annual Fashion Forward Conference: Where style and substance combine. More than 200 bloggers attended the event. A highlight was the keynote from Rosie Pope.
Swimming at Herald Square with Diana Nyad to raise money for Hurrican Sandy relief efforts.
Get Out and Play with a Smarter Set of Wheels
Our family has been through many wheels over the years. Since we are mostly an urban family, our kids found scootering the best way to get to school. My kids got bigger, so I’ve been researching options for them. Now it's time for an upgrade to our wheels and we've got some ...read more
The Best Diaper Pails and Accessories
I do believe diapering is the one activity we do the most of when our kiddos are young. For more months than I care to remember, I changed diaper after diaper after diaper. An all inclusive list of the best diaper pails and diaper accessories would have been so very helpful. ...read more
Breast Cancer Awareness Tips to Empower Yourself
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we are all about sharing tips to keep our busy moms healthy and at the top of their game. I think it's safe to say, we are all aware of Breast Cancer, but when it comes to breast-cancer prevention, we are sharing tips to help you feel ...read more
Other highlights included attending Mom 2.0 in California and co-hosting some fun events with Andrea Fellman and Brooke Stewart, hosting a stunning party in Chicago with Shark Cleaning products, landing a National Back to School media tour with Walmart and getting my legs featured in Redbook.
Now here's what you picked as the best of the best for 2013--this is all based on numbers.
Most Read Blog Posts
1. Tieks Review & Road Test
2. Old Navy: Shop Sale and Save + Contest
3. Syncing Your Style: Best Diaper Bags
4. Introducing Shark Sonic Duo
5. New Stokke Crusi Stroller
6. How to Style Boyfriend Jeans
7. Children’s Fashion Trends Spring 2013
8. Best Travel Beds
9. Easy Packing Tips
10. Avon New Product
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And of course none of this is possible without our amazing team: Serena Norr our Editor who helps keep the trends organized and at your fingertips, our trend-spotting Contributing Editors, Kristin Swenson and Brianne Manz, our keen features writers Michelle and Kate Bayless, our creative and energetic Events Manager, Sherri Schubert, our Office Manager (and my mom!), Marcia Feliciano and our fearless sales force--Brooke Stewart of PowerMomsMedia.