Kristin Fitch is CEO and co-founder of ZiggityZoom Media, a multi-media technology/education technology company based in Norfolk-Virginia Beach, Virginia. “Sparking Creativity and Imaginations,” the company provides engaging products to families, children and teachers. Comprised of a network of family and education-related websites reaching millions of families a year, ZiggityZoom also produces top quality online and mobile content such as educational games, family apps, ebooks, and educational workbooks.
To date, the company has produced over 7 mobile apps for iOS devices and over 45 successful children’s ebooks and workbooks. Kristin has worked in the online space since 1999 and and co-founded Ziggity Zoom in 2008 after attending Roanoke College for her BA and her MA at Old Dominion.
Kristin has garnered corporate & small business expertise in online publishing, ad and site operations, online marketing, and business strategy (interactive media). She has helped many local businesses during the past 14 years with their web strategy, and online marketing efforts. Her strengths lie in conceptualization, design and implementation of business strategies, putting together teams, especially in the online and mobile space.
As the creator and innovator of “My Website in a Day” workshops, Kristin regularly does web strategy consulting in the area. She is also a mentor for tech start-up efforts such as Start Norfolk (48 hour build a business/app weekend) and Norfolk’s accelerator program, Hatch. She also coordinates volunteer programs such as Lunch Buddies in her neighborhood elementary school.
ZiggityZoom has been recognized by the American Library Association’s list of Best Kids Websites and they have won several About.com Reader Choice Awards, such as Best Website for Kids 2010 (tied Disney Digital Books), Best Website for Preschool and Under 2011, Best iPhone Game and Best Kids App for Feed the Monster (dual winner) 2012 and Best New App for Rojo Word 2013. Kristin was selected as a GAP 50 Virginia Entrepreneur in 2012 as well.
I have worked in the online space since 1998, first as a Site and Ad Operations Manager for a Regional News and Community site owned by Landmark Communications, and then launching a network of websites under the Ziggity Zoom umbrella in 2008.
Writer and Blogger
Kristin has been honing her writing skills for over 10 years and has written many posts for her own sites and many top sites across the web on topics from business, entrepreneurship to parenting, tech tips, starting an online business, and encouragement.
Kristin has been blogging for years on motherhood, trends, things to do, encouragement for women, business tips and how tos.
She has spoke at countless conferences, and events- from Casual Connect- Casual Games Conference in San Francisco, to Virginia State Small Business Development Center Conference, to Suffolk Leadership Conference, VBPS Parent Connection Conference, Start Up America- Norfolk Event, Start Norfolk, Hampton Leadership Workshop, My Website in a Day workshops, and more.
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Kristin and her husband have three sons who keep them busy with sports and adventures. She is an avid paddle boarder, runs, and loves cooking for friends and family and loves spending time on the beach. She is a creative thinker who loves coming up with new concepts and working with new people. And their newest adventure is camping in a renovated, old, sometimes leaky Coleman pop up camper with their dog TJ.