02/28/2008 12:47 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Moms Online Way Ahead of Media Giants

I'm not sure if you've been paying attention lately, but traditional media seems to be a few steps behind social media.

They can't break news as fast as Twitter. They can't seem to get hot topics discussed as fast as blogs. And they can't seem to get a hold of the one demo kicking their asses in politics-

The Moms.

I'm capitalizing that now. The Moms.


Go ahead and browse their archives. Liveblogging debates, comments from Elizabeth Edwards, and they are even making headlines of their own.

Need another example? hits digg two weeks ago asking Senator Hillary Clinton to step down.

Today is Thursday February 28th and we've got media outlets all over the US, large pundits on networks echoing my call for unity in the party before this gets ugly(er).

Seriously, I'm TWO WEEKS ahead of you. Two weeks. TWWWWOOOO WEEEEEKKKKSSS. (you can just imagine me saying that like the paper delivery boy in Better Off Dead)

Want more?

Twitter debate and election result nights. I can count about 50 moms just off the top of my head glued to MSNBC or CNN or Fox and discussing it in real time on twitter. So why is that a big deal? Because they can school you on policy. They can school you on strategy. I'd also pit them against any of your high paid analysts any day of the week. Chris Matthews would run crying.

Go read PunditMom"s Mothers of Intention, and MotherTalkers. Have you met Karoli? I could go on and on here.

So if you'd like to stay ahead of the curve, oh Main Stream Dinosaur, feel free to give us a call.

Keep in mind we haven't put down the bon-bons and turned off the soaps just to put you out of business, we actually care. We even use cool new tech widgets to do it-

It should be noted I wrote this post while watching my kids play in the tub. They even got my notebook wet. Where did you report from today?

Erin Kotecki Vest blogs about potty training and the election (which are more similar than you'd think) at Queen of Spain Blog