I Need Your Vote!

Posted by Pamela Vaughan

Dec 11, 2009 4:01:15 AM

* UPDATE:� I won!� Thanks to everyone who voted.� Tune into http://HubSpot.TV on Thursday, 12/31 at 4 p.m. EST. *

Hi Little Baby Lump readers!� Now, I seldom - or never - usually use this blog as a soapbox to promote my own personal endeavors, but I could really use your help (and I apologize if you're disappointed).

I'm in the running to co-host my company's weekly marketing podcast, HubSpot TV on New Years Eve day with Karen Rubin, and in order to secure my spot, I need your vote!� So, if you would all be so kind, would you mind heading over to and clicking the up arrow next to my name before 3 p.m. EST today?

I'd greatly appreciate it.� Also, play no attention to the vote count on the site.� The voting interface is screwy and it doesn't indicate the actual vote count, but I was told last night that I'm in second place, so I could really use your help pushing me to the top!

The winner will be announced on today's live episode of HubSpot TV at 4 p.m. EST.� If you're even slightly interested in marketing news, I'd actually encourage you to watch it anyway at

Again, you can cast your vote at

For those of you who came to the site expecting an update and cute photos of Emmett, here's one to tide you over :)

[caption id="attachment_1096" align="aligncenter" width="539" caption="the baby at the end of the tunnel"]Baby, Tunnel[/caption]

Thanks for your help!

Age Timer: 10 months, 3 weeks

Topics: Announcements, Polls, poll, vote

Call To Action: Help Us Name Baby Lump!

Posted by Pamela Vaughan

Oct 24, 2008 2:11:34 PM

Okay everyone - here's the deal.� We've embarked on the third trimester of our pregnancy journey and are still at a loss for baby boy names.� James and I are pretty certain of a name if Baby Lump is a little lady, but we aren't quite in love with or agreeing upon any names if Lump is a little gentleman.

This is where you come in.� has a fun little facebook application called "Name My Baby," and I've just added it to my profile.� It allows you to suggest a baby name or vote on names that have already been suggested.� Unfortunately, the application isn't without its flaws.� It will only allow users to suggest names already loaded into its database.� For example, I couldn't add Atticus (What do you think of that one, btw?� I think it's pretty awesome - "Atticus Vaughan?").� Still, I think it will be interesting to see what you all come up with.� Maybe one of you will suggest the perfect name that James and I have overlooked.� Or maybe one of you will add a name like "Thygor" and crack us up.� Either way, I think it's a win-win situation.� Remember, we're only looking for boys/unisex names here.

For those of you without facebook (or are too lazy to make the extra trip), feel free to suggest a name in this post's comments section, and I'll be sure to add it to the list on facebook.� If enough of you get involved with suggesting names, I'll add another page to the blog that outlines everyone's suggestions/votes, much like I've done with the Birth Stats page.� For now, I'll add the link to the facebook application to the blog's sidebar.

Thanks in advance for helping us name Baby Lump!

Click here to visit my profile and suggest/vote on a name on facebook.� Click on the "view suggested names" or "suggest a name" text in the "Name My Baby" application on the left sidebar of my profile.

Oven Timer: 28 weeks, 4 days

Topics: Polls, poll, vote, baby names, boy name, Namy My Baby, Facebook

I'm A Hot Mom (To-Be)!

Posted by Pamela Vaughan

Sep 11, 2008 8:58:13 AM

Fellow Boston University COM alum and Twitter pal, Yianni Garcia (AKA Social Media Guy) is running a fun little contest on his blog, and I'm honored to be a part of it! That's right, apparently I'm a "Hot [Mom] on Facebook."� Haha - gotta love it.

Check out Yianni's blog post about it, and vote by submitting a comment at the bottom of the page.� The winner will be chosen based on most comment votes as of September 30.� I encourage you to vote honestly - there are quite a few pretty hot mamas in the running, so I won't blame you if you don't pick me (just remember who sent you there and how scrumdidlyumptious her brownies are) ;o).

Click here to vote!

Oven Timer: 22 weeks, 3 days

Topics: contest, Announcements, vote, Twitter, little baby lump, Facebook, Social Media Guy, Yianni Garcia, BU, hot mom, COM

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