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Booted from Craigslist: Oldest profession needs to find new ways to market

Booted from Craigslist: Oldest profession needs to find new ways to market

Aaron Kremer July 24, 2008 0

Richmond’s call girls and their customers are no longer using Craigslist as a virtual bulletin board to arrange business. The popular website has a new warning, “Human trafficking and exploitations of minors are not

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Locked and loaded (with a staple gun and flyers)

Locked and loaded (with a staple gun and flyers)

Richmond BizSense July 23, 2008 0

While waiting for my coffee one morning at the Starbucks in the Fan, I noticed a bulletin board on the wall with a handful of posters and flyers hung up for different events. A

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Open the press release floodgates

Open the press release floodgates

Richmond BizSense July 10, 2008 0

You’re about to read a sentence no newspaper/magazine has ever written. Please send us your press releases. That’s not a typo. We’re not off our meds. We just launched a local PR Newswire. Now

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The business media can build, and it can destroy

The business media can build, and it can destroy

Aaron Kremer July 8, 2008 0

The media sword can cut both ways. In May I wrote about how Richmond-based job board Snagajob.com owes much of its success to its media strategy, and the mainstream media that made such a

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FBI nabs Virginia movie uploader

FBI nabs Virginia movie uploader

Alec Depcrynski July 7, 2008 0

A Virginia man is facing 10 years in prison for posting movies online. His website once released the latest Star Wars movie six hours before it hit theaters nationwide. Investigations by the FBI, including

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Local scrap-booking company to appear in Martha Stewart Living

Local scrap-booking company to appear in Martha Stewart Living

Aaron Kremer June 30, 2008 0

Do a Google search for Tabitha Geary and 37,900 hits come back. After clicking through eight pages worth of links and being confronted time and time again by the same face, it seems that

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Roll the cameras: Fox 35 killing cats

Roll the cameras: Fox 35 killing cats

Richmond BizSense June 26, 2008 0

Talk about a cat fight. When local TV station WRLH Fox 35 hired an exterminator to kill feral cats in a back lot of its building, the local SPCA got wind and unleashed a

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Media General CEO predicts mergers

Media General CEO predicts mergers

Richmond BizSense June 24, 2008 0

Media General CEO Marshall Morton says major American newspapers will have to join forces in order to stay alive. “There’s got to be some assimilation, I would guess that rather than bankruptcies, you’d see

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Networking online … helpful or just a passing fad?

Networking online … helpful or just a passing fad?

Aaron Kremer June 19, 2008 0

The professional networking site LinkedIn just raised $53 million in capital, which pegs the company’s valuation at around $1 billion. Technology analysts are wondering if that’s a tad high. How much social networking sites

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$25 gas card for out-of-town visitors

$25 gas card for out-of-town visitors

Richmond BizSense June 5, 2008 0

Drive to Richmond. Stay in a hotel for two nights. Get a $25 gas card. That’s the pitch of an ad currently running in Roanoke, Washington D.C. and Hampton Roads. The Richmond Metropolitan Convention

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