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Ask Patty Automotive Advice for Women Blog Carnival: July 31st

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 31st, 2007 4:12pm

Ask Patty is back again, recovering from BloghHer07 and bringing you our carnival for this week. We have scoured the internet for mentions of women and their cars. We pulled stories and posts that concern women’s cars in order to celebrate the launch of Ask Patty’s new feature: CarBlabber! Read on! Edmunds Driving Woman blog has a funny story about driving her Lexus SUV: “The first time I drove a ...


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Ask Patty Hits BlogHer07 and Meets Many Great Blogging Women!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 30th, 2007 7:43pm

Ask Patty staff hit up BlogHer07 this year and it was a blast! Jody and Breanne were on hand at the event to learn and educate as well. Jody sat on a panel on Business Blogging to help other women bloggers turn their awesome blogs into a way to make money for them and their families. It was incredible to see all these inspiring women with strong voices and Jody was incredibly delighted to share some wisdom with ...


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Where Can I Blab About My Car? CarBlabber on AskPatty.com!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 29th, 2007 2:01pm

    Is your car sexy? What does your car mean to you? Do you love or hate your car? Is your car a fashion statement or a pile of junk? Ask Patty has just launched our new beta version social network for women to blog about their cars. That’s right. We want you to tell us all about your car and any car you’ve ever owned. You can tell us all the good, bad, and the ugly – we ...


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Ask Patty Exclusive Video: Shell Formula One Ferrari Project Manager Lisa Lilley Lets Us Inside

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 29th, 2007 1:34pm


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My Quest for a New Car: We Finally Bought Our New 2007 Mazda3 S

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 28th, 2007 4:48pm

Before you jump right into this article, make sure you read Journal #1 and Journal #2. Okay, all caught up? Good. So you now know our beef with hybrids and the price gouging going on in that field. Shame on you guys! So are you ready for it (I know, it’s in the title)? We bought a 2007 Mazda3 S 5-speed. So again, to fill in the people who skipped those links above in the interest of getting to the ...


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Car Seat Safety Video - Tips On Installing a Car Seat Safely

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 28th, 2007 4:46pm

In this video, Kitt Orloff  explains how to properly install a child's car seat. Many parents aren't familiar with all the steps needed to install the seat properly. According to TheCarSeatLady.com, there are two different types of car seats; forward facing and rear facing. Which car seat you use is determined by the age, weight and height of your child.   According to Parenting-Ed.org, car crashes are ...


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Car Buying Advice That is NOT About the Car!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 27th, 2007 11:49am

by Erica Sietsma - Corporate Training Specialist - Mile One If you are like a lot of women, who are about to embark on the nerve-racking and somewhat intimidating journey of purchasing a new vehicle, I know you have begun researching the best way to go about your adventure; otherwise, you would not be on Ask Patty!  Also, I know you will come across a number very good articles with great advice on research and ...


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BlogHer Conference '07 Sponsors Bring Fun, Facts and Fashion to Chicago July 27-29

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 26th, 2007 3:14pm

Ask Patty will be at BlogHer! Yay! We are so excited to be joining all the blogging babes this year again! We had a blast last year and hope to match it again in 2007! Jody DeVere, Ask Patty President, and eMarketing Manager Breanne Boyle will be there to meet everyone! We are really excited to be at both the Chicago event and the Second Life event. Come find us! BlogHer, Inc. (http://blogher.org), the Web's ...


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Top 6 Tips for Choosing the Right Vehicle for your College Bound Child

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 25th, 2007 3:19pm

by Jenny Trostel About 4 weeks from now, my oldest son will begin his freshman year at college.  Luckily for me, the college does not allow incoming students to have a car on campus for the freshman and sophomore years.  Often I am asked about making the right decision about sending your college bound child to college with a car, so I thought I would give you a few of my recommendations.  Having a car on ...


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My Quest for a New Car: Journal Entry #2

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 25th, 2007 2:19am

Okay last time we talked about my car shopping experience and the Honda Civic Hybrid. Since we decided that it was cheaper to buy a non-hybrid Civic over a hybrid (read my last post), we took our shopping adventure over to Toyota to peruse the Prius lineup. So this car is for my husband. His Saturn started costing us more than my monthly purse and shoe allowance, and well, that’s just absurd. So we decided he ...


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