Bellyitch is an award-winning, 5-times daily round-the-clock unique content blog for tech-savvy, information-thirsty, informed and educated expectant, new and veteran parents. It also captures the public’s growing fascination with celebrity pregnancies by offering audiences pregnant celebrity news and photos, as well as reviews and contests. It gets 2.5 million weekly impressions according to Google Analytics. The blog covers the top A list celebrities that competitor sites cover and beyond to include lesser known stars and those in urban, ethnic and worldwide markets. Bellyitch has been able to solely capture and be a premiere top source for information for wider audiences. The site comfortably bridges the world of mainstream and ethnic press in a way that no other site in this market does.
Bellyitch is staffed by editors, writers and contributors who are also parents. The site is published by JJ, a DC market radio show co-host (“Coming to America” on WHUR-HD4, a tech junkie, and a politically-minded self-proclaimed social media butterfly authors several blogs and moderates several online communities. JJ is a wife, mom to three and budding techie who has been creating online content since the first year of the Internet in 1991. That was when she curated data the University of Maryland’s online information system at its Office of Technology while a journalism student there. Since then, she has worn several hats, including founder and editor-in-chief of over 6 influential blogs, including her now defunct Washington Times Communities blog “The Politics of Raising Children.” A frequent guest on national political radio, she has appeared as a political analyst and expert on several Sirius XM Shows Showdown 2012, local TV and radio.
Bellyitch has received validation from highly-credible organizations, including being named for four consecutive years as one of the Best Pregnancy Blogs by Healthline, a website found and run by medical doctors and professionals. Disney-affiliated publishing site Babble once named Bellyitch as a Top 50 Pregnancy blog and a Top 4 Style Blog. It has consistently been among AllTop‘s Top 3 Pregnancy site and has been given a half dozen other top pregnancy blog awards. The blog has been quoted in Parent magazine and syndicated and cited by USA today, Newsday, Parent magazine, ABC-TV, E!Online, Huffington Post, About.com and Ask.com. It is routinely contacted by casting agents for shows appearing on TLC, OWN, Lifetime, WE TV, MTV and broadcast networks and successfully refer casting candidates.
Bellyitch is mobile-enabled, and through its social media platforms, is fully interactive engaging its fans and followers.