YourTango is like a lot of other offices in a lot of ways. Nice, industrious people, a cool boss, too much caffeine. But there's one way in which we are just a wee bit different from other offices: the toys. And when we say toys, we mean…well, you'll see.
Earlier this month, YourTango celebrated the very first Break Up With Your Ex Day. In addition to providing readers with tons of tools and and advice on how to delete an ex from one's life, YourTango also teamed up with the folks behind the film Love Stalker in order to provide those in the New York area with a hands-on way to move on from the past and move forward with true love (or... um... unbridled lust).
Learn how Alice and Timmy met, fell in love and had a few little misunderstandings. And how YouTube liked the series enough to give us our own show. Please enjoy the Electronic Picture Diaries.
Because we're big believers in supporting women entrepreneurs and their startup ventures, we'd like to let all of our burgeoning entrepreneur readers know about the upcoming Ladies Who Launch conference. We find that their "Dream it! Launch it! Live it!" motto is one that we're all eager to stand behind.
Recently, YourTango asked readers: Would you date across the political aisle? The results were astonishing, as 77 percent of respondents said that they'd be open to dating their political opposite. Curious to learn more, we decided to open up the discussion further, taking to the radio airwaves and starting a dialogue with various radio show listeners.
Here at YourTango, we love love. Love success stories. Love tips and advice. Love quotes and love poetry... Because—as the Swedish proverb goes—a life without love is like a year without summer. And speaking of poetry, we recently stumbled upon a love poem written in honor of our own Melanie Gorman, YourTango's Marketing Director, and the brains behind ProConnect.
Well, we've finally done it. YourTango, your primary source of quality love and relationship content, has just launched ProConnect, a unique marketing platform for relationship experts. From dating coaches to marriage counselors, ProConnect helps its members grow their businesses and personal brand through a host of integrated tools and services.
It has come to our attention that Intent—a web community filled with content on how best to fulfill your aspirations—has us listed as a nominee for their 2010 Intent Web Awards, in the category of Sex & Relationships. You love us! You really love us!
Recently, the YourTango video—Facebook Manners and You—was named as an official honoree in the 2010 Webby Awards. The video had gone viral the year before, so we sort of knew that it was destined for greatness. The man behind the camera? Coordinating video producer Kevin Osgood.
We've already established that the YourTango staff is made up of a bunch of multitasking workaholics. And it's no different when it comes to our Senior VP, Melanie Gorman. In fact, Gorman is so well-rounded—and has such an amazing background in the mental health field—that we've also placed her in charge of our newest project for relationship professionals: YourTango Experts.