Joshua Kurlantzick. “A New Forum (Blogging) Inspires the Old (Books)”. The New York Times. The New York Times, 15 December 2004. Web. 20 September 2013.
This article reinforces the fact that blogging moms have some clout. A blogger looking to publish a book had a hard time because she was an unknown. After getting her blog readers to back her up, she was able to publish her book.