|▲ Love Yangsan Mom / CEO Park Sun-hee|
(PowerKorea) Unlike in the past where people gained information and exchanged things offline, the advancement online communities and platforms are playing the very role instead nowadays. People form an online community of their own according to their interest and almost all kinds of trade can also be made online.
Love Yangsan Mom is the largest online mom’s community in Yangsan City boasting more than 120,000 members. The community head Park Sun-hee came to Yangsan following his husband on marriage. Completely new to the city, she did not know who to meet and whom she could get useful information from.
She wanted to make friends of her age first and engaged in online talks with mom. She then suggested a real meeting to share stories over a cup of tea and more than she had expected turned up on the day. Encouraged by this, they agreed to meet on a regular basis and the online mom’s community has been getting bigger and bigger for the last 11 years.
As the community got bigger, local companies started sponsoring with goods and Park organized giveaway event time to time before registering the community as an advertising agency with services embracing not only mom but single daddy.
“Most of Love Yangsan Mom members are in their 30s and 40s who are sharing information on things they have interest in. From giving birth and childrearing to education, beauty, interior, cooking, real estate and used goods, exchanges and trades are actively made. It is very important for me as the head of the community to watch closely in case any wrong and excessive information is circulated within the community” says Park.
“Being a mom means we have to give up many things we enjoyed before. But a mom’s community can also bring many advantages of being a mom with useful information and exchanges of goods” adds Park.
Love Yangsan Mom makes a regular donation of goods to neighbors in need.
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