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Ask Patty President Jody DeVere Named Contributing Editor on BlogHer

Published Aug 28th 2007, 12:53am by Patty Streeter in Pressroom Press Releases

Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) August 27, 2007 -- Jody DeVere, president of AskPatty.com, Inc., will begin her position as contributing editor on Blogher.com in September of 2007. Her column will launch in the new car channel on Blogher.com and will focus on automotive advice for women.

"I am honored to be a part of the BlogHer team of contributing editors," stated Jody DeVere, president of AskPatty.com, Inc. "BlogHer has created an amazing community of women who share their expertise and experiences and I am excited to add our Ask Patty automotive advice to the already rich content and awesome blogging women on BlogHer."

Jody DeVere, president of AskPatty.com, will also be participating as a contributing editor on BlogHer's car channel. In her column, DeVere will cover all topics relating to car buying, car care, maintenance, service, safety and travel. AskPatty.com and her panel of 50 automotive expert women help empower women on car buying, selling, safety, maintenance and repair on the Ask Patty -- Automotive Advice for Women blog at http://askpatty.typepad.com.

"BlogHer is thrilled to have Jody join our contributing editor team, dispensing automotive news and advice," said Lisa Stone, BlogHer Co-founder. "Given that women influence and make the majority of automotive purchases, Jody's expertise and passion for all things automotive will be put to good use by our community."

Founded in February 2005 by Elisa Camahort, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone, BlogHer's mission is to create opportunities for women who blog to pursue exposure, education, community and economic empowerment. BlogHer provides the number-one community for and guide to blogs by women, via annual conferences, a Web network (http://blogher.com), and an advertising network of more than 500 qualified, contextually targeted blog affiliates.

About BlogHer:
Founded in February 2005 by Elisa Camahort, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone, BlogHer's mission is to create opportunities for women who blog to pursue exposure, education, community and economic empowerment. BlogHer provides the number-one community for and guide to blogs by women, via annual conferences, a Web network (http://blogher.com), and an advertising network of more than 500 qualified, contextually targeted blog affiliates. BlogHer Inc. is majority-owned by three co-founders and has backing from Venrock (http://venrock.com).

About AskPatty.com, Inc.:
Women purchase the majority of the vehicles sold in the United States each year, spending billions of dollars a year in new car purchases. Yet, shopping for and buying a car can be a challenge for women who are first time car buyers or for women who had a bad experience in the past with a car salesman or dealership.

The Ask Patty.com, Inc. web site is a safe place for women to get advice on car purchases, maintenance and other automotive related topics. Women can ask Patty for automotive advice when they go to www.askpatty.com and click on the "Get Advice" link. Questions can be submitted to Ask Patty via email or an interactive blog. Patty will typically reply back to the consumer the same day.

Ask Patty Certified Dealer Program:
Properly armed with the right tools and training Ask Patty Female Friendly certified dealerships can increase their share of the largest and fastest growing demographic of new vehicle buyers in the U.S. -- Women Consumers. The Ask Patty Certified Dealer program was designed specifically for car dealerships to attract, sell, retain and keep loyal women consumers.

AskPatty.com is partnered with AutoTrader.com, AutoExtra.com, Arkona, Chrome Systems, Inc., MyCarPage.com, DivineCaroline.com and Maddox Smye, LLC. Visit our venue Ask Patty - Automotive Advice for Women in Second Life: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Ride/20/204/29
AskPatty.com is a member and 2007 corporate sponsor of the Women's Automotive Association International based in Detroit, MI, (http://www.waai.com), Chair of the UnitedSpinal.org Motorsports program, Member of the California SkillsUSA.org board, on the Women's Board of the Car Care Council, (http://carcare.org), a SEMA member (http://www.SEMA.org) and a member of the SEMA Business Women's Networking Group.


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