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Motorati Island's AskPatty Venue in Second Life Sponsors BlogHer SL Conference

AskPatty.com, Inc.premier providers of car advice to women, is pleased to announce that they have signed on to be the primary sponsor of BlogHer in Second Life, the virtual arm of the BlogHer '07 conference, produced by BlogHer, Inc. (http://blogher.org), the Web's number one guide to women bloggers. AskPatty.com and her 50 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. Jody DeVere, president of AskPatty.com will also be participating as a panel speaker during the BlogHer Professional Blogging: Ways and Means session in Chicago on Saturday July 28, 2007.

"I am so pleased to be partnered with Elisa Camahort, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone, the founders of BlogHer, in supporting BlogHer members," said Jody DeVere, President of AskPatty.com, Inc. "There are so many great business opportunities, interesting communities, people and tools in Second Life. Our sponsorship will help create an exploration event for BlogHer members in this amazing virtual world." AskPatty.com officially launched a Second Life location on Pontiac's Motorati Island in May 2007.

"BlogHer is so pleased that AskPatty.com has joined us as our primary sponsor for BlogHer in Second Life," said BlogHer co-founders Elisa Camahort, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone in a joint statement today. "We're excited to open our conference doors to members of our community who cannot attend physically, AskPatty.com's sponsorship allows us to expand and enhance our virtual conference activities."

BlogHer '07, themed "A World of Difference," will take place July 27-29, 2007 in Chicago. The event will include both general sessions and break-out sessions across a range of topics. On July 29, BlogHer will hold a "BlogHer Open Space" event, where attendees will create the agenda on site in real time.

BlogHer in Second Life will take place online in Second Life (download required) on July 27 and 28. The event will include general sessions on a range of topics.

To register for the BlogHer Conference in Second life and in real life, go to: http://acteva.com/go/blogher

For more information about BlogHer in Second Life go to: http://blogher.org/node/21126

About BlogHer
Founded in February 2005 by Elisa Camahort, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone, BlogHer, Inc.'s mission is to create opportunities for women bloggers to pursue exposure, education, community and economic empowerment. The BlogHer Community (http://www.blogher.org) is the Web's number one guide to blogs by women, where 60+ editors write guides to the hottest blogging by women in 20+ popular topics. In 2007, in addition to the BlogHer Conference '07 (July 27-29), BlogHer hosted its first Business conference in New York (March 22-23) to great success. The company's latest initiative is the BlogHer Advertising Network, BlogHer's qualified, targeted environment for contextual advertising showcasing more than 170 women bloggers across multiple verticals, including parenting, food and lifestyle. For more information visit http://blogherads.com

About AskPatty.com, Inc.:
The Ask Patty.com, Inc. website http://www.askpatty.com, Blog and Second Life venue is a safe place for women to get car advice on car purchases, maintenance, car safety, car care, new and used cars and other automotive related topics. Women can shop for vehicles at our network of certified female friendly dealers across the US.

AskPatty.com is a 2007 sponsor of the NASCAR No. 112 AskPatty.com Chevrolet driven by the highest ranked professional female race car driver Deborah Renshaw, who heads up the panel of automotive expert women.

AskPatty.com is a member and 2007 corporate sponsor of the Women's Automotive Association International based in Detroit, MI, Chair of the UnitedSpinal.org Motorsports program, Member of the California SkillsUSA.org board, on the Women's Board of the Car Care Council, a SEMA member and a member of the SEMA Business Women's Networking Group.

AskPatty.com is partnered with AutoTrader.com, AutoExtra.com, Arkona, Chrome Systems, Inc. , MyCarPage.com, DivineCaroline.com, Rocket City Automotive, Maddox Smye, LLC and other industry leaders and companies. Visit our partners page on http://www.askaptty.com/partners.php for more information.

Visit our website: http://www.askpatty.com

Visit Ask Patty - Automotive Advice for Women in Second Life on Pontiac's Motorati Island: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Ride/20/204/29

Contacts:
Elisa Camahort, Co-founder    
BlogHer, Inc.            
elisa@ blogher.org        
cell: 408-504-5708            

Breanne Boyle
eMarketing Manager
AskPatty.com, Inc.
Breanne@ askpatty.com
Ph: 888-745-1928

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