BlackBloggersConnect.com is a social network for Black bloggers. People of color have been blogging by the thousands across the Internet. Black Bloggers Connect, is a platform for these bloggers to connect and discuss important issues.
The founder of Black Bloggers Connect™ is no stranger to drawing connections between the black community and digital relations. Jessica Ann Mitchell has a Master of Arts degree in Pan African Studies and is currently completing a Master of Science degree in Public Relations at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Mitchell is also the founder of NationalBlackPages.com, BlackFathers.org and OurLegaci.com.
In 2010, Mitchell started the Black Blogger Network. After coming in contact with black bloggers around the world, she had the idea of starting a special social network specifically to address the needs of black bloggers. “I really wanted to start Black Bloggers Connect™ a long time ago. I felt that it was necessary for Black bloggers to have a platform for exchanging thoughts and sharing ideas. Often times, the importance of black blogs is underrated. However, black bloggers are a highly important means of transmitting information to black and marginalized communities,”
On Black Bloggers Connect™, bloggers have the ability to promote their blogs, share links to their favorite blog posts, find blogging advice, upload videos and read news updates. Bloggers can also create their own profile pages and include detailed information about their blogs.
The new social network is already generating interest from top black writers in the blogosphere. The first 100 bloggers to join will receive a lifetime link to their site on BlackBloggersConnect.com. Though Black Bloggers Connect™ will focus specifically on topics of importance to African descended communities;
“We are in a new era. Due to the emergence of digital media, blogging has become a platform that has enabled marginalized voices to come the forefront and be heard. At BlackBloggersConnect.com we want to unite those voices,” states Mitchell.
For more information about BlackBloggersConnect.com or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, email info@BlackBloggersConnect.com.
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