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Last Thursday was the sixth month anniversary of this little blog, and I wanted to take a moment to thank all of you for just being here. As I’ve said in previous posts, this blog and my active participation in Twitter have been the most rewarding professional pursuits that I have experienced thus far. As [Keep Reading…]

Pleasure and Pain on kirtsy!

A big, big thanks goes to kirtsy.com for including my blog post, “Why I Don’t Have an iPhone (but might someday)” in their Editors’ Picks! kirtsy, formerly known as sk*rt, is called a “Digg for Chicks.” Even Guy Kawasaki loves it. I’m honored to be mentioned. Endless thanks. Now go pimp the hell out of [Keep Reading…]

Advergirl gives props to Pleasure and Pain

Big thanks to Leigh Householder for including this blog on her top picks over at Advergirl. I am truly honored to be included in a list of such heavyweights — blogs that are among my favorites and whose authors I admire. I’ll keep delivering the goods, but please don’t hesitate to let me know what [Keep Reading…]

Finding Myself in You

Sometime this weekend I hit 10,000 unique visitors on this measly little blog. (Well, unique cookies at least.) I have been writing here since January 10 of this year. I never expected to attract much of a following, let alone in just four months. Pleasure and Pain is now averaging 920 unique visitors weekly, and [Keep Reading…]

Blogging Tweets

The process of getting my tweets onto my blog is so ridiculous that I just had to write a post about it. I essentially took notes using Twitter during the IA Summit, and wanted to post recaps for each session I attended on my blog. Tweets are listed in the archive in reverse chronological order [Keep Reading…]

Spam that sells

I’ve received all sorts of crazy spam over the years, as I’m sure you all have. But this week I got a spam message that was targeted, personalized, and appealed to my deep desire for self-promotion: I thought about telling you the company that sent this to me, but that would justify their unsolicited email. [Keep Reading…]

WordPress 2.5 is released

Two days ago WordPress released a sneak peek of their latest version, 2.5. Redesigned from the ground up by the team at Happy Cog Studios, the WordPress Admin area now has improved navigation, organization and integration. The visual design looks pretty sleek, too. The folks at WordPress included a lot of screenshots in their post [Keep Reading…]