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A brothel is a small biz, right?

A few keys to operating a profitable brothel include having a website and selling advertising. Josh Levin in Slate writes about how Eliot Spitzer’s favorite escort services diversified beyond just whoring. Richmond brothels don’t have websites, according to a cursory search by me. Freelance hookers use Craigslist. Read the story here.  

Sticking point: !!!!!

Some trends seem so hard to fight. At first just a few people are doing it, but then BAM! Everyone’s wearing Crocs, texting “LOL” or dropping the phrase, “The perfect storm.” I’m winning my war against the exclamation point, but I’m not sure I can hold out much longer. The sticky sentence-ender has spread through… Read more »

Craigslist is the best recruiter

I’ve written about the wonders of Craigslist before. But it’s like the gift that keeps on giving. I’m hiring some new writers so on Wednesday I posted the position on Craigslist. That day alone, I received five applications. Two were strong. One really strong. And it didn’t cost me a dime. Craigslist is probably best… Read more »