Update June 27, 2005: December 2004 through February 2005 I was part of Marqui’s “Pay to Blog” program. I wrote about them and linked to them once a week. During the three-month program I had this icon displayed on my site in the right sidebar area.
I have no idea how I missed this but I just stumbled across The Gobe and Mail article about Marqui‘s program to pay bloggers (including me) to write about the company. The article is dated 7 December 2004 on their website and includes a few tidbits about me in the opening paragraph. Marqui has the article archived on their website but without any links. (What’s up with that, Marqui?) The odd thing is that no one from The Globe and Mail contacted me to verify details such as my full name. It’s true that my name is listed on Marqui’s website; but it seems odd that they wouldn’t contact me directly.
Their description of this website is funny:
On her personal blog — “The Life & Times of Sooz” — Susan Kaup writes regularly about her friends, her Internet radio station and Boston’s indie rock scene.
I think they confused the dinner parties and networking events I host as a “friends” thing. Which isn’t really all that accurate.
On a somewhat related note, I set up a separate domain for my event planning and consulting work a while ago; but I haven’t really done much with it yet. I’m thinking of just keeping everything at sooz.com and setting up a subdomain for the work related stuff. I like how Molly Holzschlag and Nick Finck have integrated all of their public-facing endeavors on each of their websites: weblog, consulting, etcetera.