Monday, February 1, 2010

Digital Communications Expert Jill Foster Shares Her Expertise on the SCORE Women’s Success Blog in February

SCORE, America’s small business mentors, announces that social media expert Jill Foster of Washington, D.C., appears as a SCORE guest blogger in February. Visit the SCORE Women’s Success Blog at http://womensblog.score.org. Or, view her posts through the SCORE Web site, www.score.org.

Jill Foster teaches communications through social media tools and community engagement in the Washington, D.C. area. In 2006, she started DC Media Makers, along with other social tech enthusiasts, to promote digital literacy. She was named by Forbes magazine as one of 30 women entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter.

In 2008, Foster covered events at the Democratic National Convention as a blogger using mobile media, with her work featured in national and international publications. In 2009, her co-produced mobile media project won the Apps for Democracy Social Citizen Award.

As a founding editor of Women Grow Business, Foster’s projects have started conversation about entrepreneurship and digital technology in the Washington Post and the Huffington Post. The Washingtonian named her as a Top 100 Tech Titan for community building and business mentorship.

The SCORE Women’s Success Blog also features six women SCORE leaders who offer their insights, advice and fresh takes on issues facing women entrepreneurs across America. They include:
Julie Brander, management and manufacturing expert with New Haven SCORE
Peg Corwin, sales and marketing expert with Chicago SCORE
Peggy Duncan, productivity expert with Atlanta SCORE
Vernita Naylor, project management and branding expert with Fort Worth SCORE
Betty Otte, franchise expert with Orange County SCORE in Calif.
Christine Banning, vice president of marketing and communications with the SCORE Association in Washington, D.C.
SCORE won the prestigious 2009 Interactive Media Award (IMA) for Outstanding Achievement for the SCORE Women’s Success Blog.

Since 1964, SCORE, America’s small business mentors, has helped more than 8.5 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners through counseling and business workshops. More than 12,400 volunteer business counselors in 364 chapters serve their communities through entrepreneur education dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses.

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Visit SCORE on the Web at www.score.org and www.score.org/women.
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