Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2008 — Women Entrepreneurs and female online marketing experts will be coming together for the first Online Marketing conference designed by women entrepreneurs – for women entrepreneurs. It will bring together the best in the business to educate and share best practices in the fields of online marketing, social marketing, blogs, email marketing and other online marketing strategies. The Online Marketing for Women Entrepreneurs conference ( ) will be held at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago Tuesday Sept 9 from 8-1pm.

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Genevieve Thiers and Wendy Piersall Keynote
The featured keynote speakers are Genevieve Thiers and Wendy Piersall. Thiers is the founder and CEO of, America’s first and largest parent-sitter matchmaking website with over half a million users nationwide. A twin and the oldest of seven children, this babysitter-turned-entrepreneur is also the iVillage Babysitting Expert and has brought her babysitter expertise to the national media, including the Today Show, CBS Early Show, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, Martha Stewart Living Radio and more and has been named one of Chicago’s 40 Under 40 by Crain’s Chicago. Piersall founded Sparkplugging (formerly eMoms at Home), a blog network for business owners, freelancers & consultants who work at home, as a hobby blog in 2006. The site has grown rapidly to include 15 content channels authored by experienced entrepreneurs & parents. It is now the fastest growing site in the work at home niche.

The Online Marketing for Women Entrepreneurs conference will be held at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago Tuesday Sept 9 from 8-1pm. Tickets are $125.00 and can be purchased online. For more information or to register, visit the [Online Marketing for Women Entrepreneurs __title__ Online Marketing for Women Entrepreneurs] website.

About Little Black Dress Media LLC.
Online Marketing for Women Entrepreneurs (OMWE) is an educational conference created for women entrepreneurs by Little Black Dress Media LLC.

Little Black Dress Media LLC is an event marketing and media company with a focus on creating experiential events and branding opportunities for businesses targeting the women’s market and offering marketing opportunities and educational opportunities to women entrepreneurs.

Little Black Dress Media LLC is headquartered in Chicago, IL and hosts events in and around Chicagoland and West Michigan.