Sony Launches 'DigiDad Project' With Top Tier Daddy Bloggers

Fri Aug 21, 2009 4:52pm EDT

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Dads to Capture, Share Family Experiences Using Sony Gear

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ --

Overview
    --  Sony Electronics is teaming up with influential daddy bloggers over
the
        next three months by loaning them products which they'll use to
        capture family experiences.
    --  Dads will complete assigned projects using Sony gear including BRAVIA
        televisions, Blu-ray players, Cyber-shots, Alpha DSLR cameras,
Handycam
        camcorders, VAIO notebook computers and Reader e-books.
    --  Projects include Faces of Summer, Heritage Time Machine, Connected
        Living Room, Family Trip & Father/Child Read-a-thon.
    --  New Marketing Labs' Chris Brogan is working with Sony and the
        DigiDads to execute the project.

    --  To follow Sony's DigiDad Project
        www.sonyelectronicscommunity.com/dads.



About the DigiDads
    --  Michael Sheehan, HighTechDad.com
        --  Avid technologist, blogger, social media pundit, loving husband
and
            father of three beautiful girls. Writes about technology, gadgets,
            software, hardware, parenting "hacks," and other tips
            & tricks.
        --  Meet Michael in his Vlog here.
    --  Max Kalehoff, AttentionMax.com
        --  AttentionMax is Max's platform to share ideas on marketing,
            media, start-up culture and raising kids
        --  Meet Max in his Vlog here.
    --  Brad Powel, DadLabs.com
        --  The Chief Operating Officer of DadLabs Inc., Brad serves as
co-host
            for two of the DadLabs weekly web shows and is an avid daddy
            blogger, accomplished parenting speaker and social media panelist.
            He lives in Austin, Texas where he makes his home with his wife
and
            three wonderful children.
        --  Meet Brad in his Vlog here.
    --  C.C. Chapman, DigitalDads.com and CC-Chapman.com
        --  Digital Dads was started in 2009 by C.C. As a long time blogger
and
            media producer, he noticed that whenever he wrote about his kids
or
            family it attracted more attention than anything else he created.
As
            he searched the web he discovered there were very few sites
writing
            about being a dad, by dads and he decided it was time to have a
site
            where he could share his thoughts.
        --  Meet C.C in his Vlog here.
    --  Jeffrey Sass, DadoMatic.com
        --  A self-proclaimed gadget geek and early adopter, Jeff is an
            experienced technology and entertainment exec and an avid social
            media enthusiast. He has co-founded and run mobile commerce and
            technology companies and he has written and produced for film and
            television.  Since September 2008 Jeff has looked to his three
kids
            as inspiration for weekly contributions to the popular Dad-O-Matic
            blog.

        --  Meet Jeffrey in his Vlog here.



About Chris Brogan 
Chris Brogan is president of New Marketing Labs, a new media marketing agency,
and home of the Inbound Marketing Summit conferences and Inbound Marketing
Bootcamp educational events. He works with large and mid-sized companies to
improve online business communications through the use of social software,
community platforms, and other emerging web and mobile technologies. Learn
more about Chris here.

www.ChrisBrogan.comwww.DadoMatic.com

Quotes: 
"New Marketing Labs is excited to be involved with this opportunity to work
with top tier dad bloggers involved with the Sony DigiDads project. We hope
this project will inspire all dads to utilize technology to capture some of
their special family moments.  We're excited to engage the dad blogger
community in this project and shine the spotlight on them."
-Chris Brogan, President, New Marketing Labs

"Sony Electronics has worked with mom bloggers on various projects and now we
are excited to bring this diverse group of dad bloggers into the conversation
about Sony's products and technology. Their enthusiasm for gadgets and honest
writing will hopefully be impactful to anyone following Sony's DigiDad
Project."
-Marcy Cohen, Sr. Manager Social Networking, Sony Electronics 


    Contact Information
    Sony Electronics
    Marcy Cohen
    Phone: 201-930-6884
    Email: Marcy.Cohen@am.sony.com
    Website: www.SonyElectronicsCommunity.com

    New Marketing Labs
    Chris Brogan
    Phone: 978-225-0850
    Email: Blog@ChrisBrogan.com
    Website: http://newmarketinglabs.com | www.ChrisBrogan.com


Related Links: 
    --  Follow Sony's DigiDad Project at SonyElectronicsCommunity.com/Dads
    --  Twitter Hash Tag: #SonyDads

    --  Technorati Tags: Dad, Sony, Sony Electronics, Sony Dads, Sony DigiDad
        Project





SOURCE  Chris Brogan

Marcy Cohen of Sony Electronics, +1-201-930-6884, Marcy.Cohen@am.sony.com; or
Chris Brogan of New Marketing Labs, +1-978-225-0850, Blog@ChrisBrogan.com
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