Philadelphia Web Startup AboutOne.com Wins Top Honors in Mom Business Competition
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – From among thousands of contestants, Philadelphia–
Over 709,000 votes were cast in support of the 2010 contestants, reflecting immense interest and supportiveness for moms building businesses at the same time they tend to their families.
“There’s been a sea change among moms as they’ve come to realize that adding entrepreneurship to their lives brings exhilaration and immense gratification, not to mention supplemental—
“I’m very proud to be a StartupNation winner. Although AboutOne was initially conceived to simplify the lives of busy moms, it has since become much, much more. Everyone is busy these days, and AboutOne allows us to capture critical personal information easily and securely and then access it quickly at anytime from anywhere; health information, educational information, tax information and precious personal memories can be stored and retrieved easily and quickly. Our client base is growing rapidly and our product is evolving to meet their needs…not just mine!” says Joanne Lang, founder and CEO of AboutOne.com and member of the Philly Startup Leaders. The winner’s profile for AboutOne.com can be found here: http://www.startupnation.com/
The 2010 Leading Moms in Business ranking, conducted in collaboration with Ladies Who Launch (www.ladieswholaunch.com)
• A great eye for providing attractive discounts, coupons, savings and value, all especially important to consumer moms of the recession era.
• A likelihood to come up with innovative products and solutions to address the challenging maze of motherhood. It’s an environment that demands resourcefulness.
• The attraction of being your own boss looms large for moms wanting to take control they just can’t find in a day job.
• Sustainable solutions and responsible business practices are increasingly paramount.
• Making the most of social media for business benefit is seemingly a birthright for the socially adept moms.
The full results of the 2010 Leading Moms in Business ranking are available on StartupNation’
AboutOne (http://www.AboutOne.com) is an online family information management system that is accessible anytime, anywhere, from any device. In just seconds, you can store, secure, and manage what matters most: precious memories and household information.
StartupNation co-founders, Rich Sloan and Jeff Sloan, are two of the country’s leading small business experts. The Sloan brothers speak frequently at entrepreneurial forums and recently hosted a Public Television special helping people transform their passions into business opportunities. They are authors of StartupNation:
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For AboutOne.com, contact Katrine Kubis via email at kkubis at AboutOne dot com or by phone at 920-205-6724.
For StartupNation, contact Rich Sloan via email at rich at StartupNation dot com or by phone at 248-430-1002.
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