April 13th, 2013 | Add a Comment
Will you help me share #JerseyLove? Tourism is big business for New Jersey. Without a strong summer season, many businesses won’t make it through the year. Everyone remembers seeing the destruction Hurricane Sandy caused to so many shore towns in NJ and NY, but there is not as much media coverage of the recover. This has residents worried that tourism will be down this summer.
I’m from Philadelphia, and I’m proud to say that “I Love New Jersey.” I spent my summers at the shore when I was a child. I have so many happy memories of building sandcastles, jumping waves, boogie boarding and nights on the boardwalk. Last July, my family was a guest of the Atlantic City Alliance for the 4th of July celebrations on the famous Atlantic City boardwalk. And we plan on going back to New Jersey for vacation this summer.
Many moms are joining to show the #JerseyLove. I posted on Babble Cares today about the joint efforts of Social Media Moms and NJ Digital Moms to help with the Hurricane Sandy recovery and to spread the word that the Jersey beaches are open for summer travel. More than 40 bloggers, representing millions of readers, will be tweeting and posting #JerseyLove from June 6-9th. Please click over to Babble Cares to read the post and to help support their effort.
Written by Debbie
Debbie Bookstaber started Mamanista in 2007 with her friend Candace Lindemann. Debbie and Candace also are the co-founders of Bloganthropy.org, which empowers bloggers to become philanthropic leaders in their communities. Through their annual awards, Bloganthropy.org recognizes bloggers who effectively use social media for social good. Debbie lives in the Philadelphia suburbs with her husband and two young sons. She's an active volunteer in her community and a working mom. Debbie is a partner at Element Associates and the Social Media Director at Child's Play Communications. You can follow Debbie on Twitter @buzzmommy or meet her at a future blogging or tech conference, where she frequently speaks about social good efforts, SEO or affiliate marketing.
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