Category Archives: Trends

Amazon Fights Back Against Hachette and Authors United

If you are a Kindle owner and/or KDP Author you probably found this “Important Kindle Request” from the Amazon Books Team in your inbox Friday night in response to the anticipated full-page ad running today in the New York Times, … Continue reading

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Amazon, a Friendly Giant as Long as It’s Fed – NYTimes.com

This is a fantastic article written by David Streitfeld for the New York Times on July 12 that explains in great detail Amazon’s beef with Hachett Publishing, the industry’s fourth-largest publisher, that has been going on for several months now. … Continue reading

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New study: Both print and e-books are popular

According to The Associated Press a new survey from the Pew Research Center reports that more adults than ever own an e-reading device, but print books remain extremely popular. Based on interviews conducted earlier this month, the study released today … Continue reading

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Best and Worst States for Singles… Kinda What You’d Expect

Dave Singleton, an award-winning writer and columnist for Match.com wrote an interesting article today for Happens Magazine about how where you live could have an impact on your love life. By examining a recent Pew Research Study identifying marriage and … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Nerve

You might recall back in November I blogged about Nerve’s new “coming soon” online dating site: Nerve Dating — The first dating site for humans. Here’s the original NERVE is launching a new dating site for hipsters post in case … Continue reading

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Does Online Dating With Paid Sites Really Work?

Or is it really just a cash cow? It’s no secret that the online dating industry is booming, doubling since 2007 with over 40 million people either visiting or using dating sites. That equates to $1.9 billion in annual revenue, … Continue reading

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The Friendly Skies Just Got Friendlier. And Creepier.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching a new “Meet & Seat” in-flight matchmaker service early next year that will let passengers choose who they sit next to on flights by accessing information from their Facebook and LinkedIn profiles and picking … Continue reading

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NERVE is launching a new dating site for hipsters.

Nerve.com provides original stories, features and photography, coverage of the best films, television, books and music in pop culture, and is dedicated to all things smart, sexy, culturally important, and entertaining. And now it seems to be launching a new … Continue reading

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Quite possibly the worst dating site yet.

Wow. Have you happened upon http://www.SeekingArrangement.com by chance? It’s “The Elite Sugar Daddy Dating Site for those Seeking Mutually Beneficial Relationships.” (That phrase is trademarked by the way.) Apparently it was founded on the principle that successful relationships are all … Continue reading

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Another Day That Lives In Infamy

I think we’re all taking a moment today to pause and reflect a bit on this 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on our nation. How can we not with all the media attention it’s been getting. But … Continue reading

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