Will Google decide what you'll be getting for Christmas this year? Luz from US sex toy store Toys in Babeland shared a sad tale of woe with us…
"In mid-November, just as we were gearing up for a busy holiday season, our natural (also known as 'organic' or 'non-paid') search rankings vanished from Google's search results, resulting in an instantaneous 30% drop in sales. To put it in perspective: That's several thousand women who won't get to buy the popular Bunny Love vibrator kit from a friendly, woman-owned sex toy store. How sad is that?!
"And so we're scrambling to try and figure out how to make up for lost sales, at a time of year when we usually imagine lots of happy toy lovers unwrapping their blissfully buzzing boxes of orgasms. But we aren't letting Google's Scrooge-like antics kill our holiday spirit! We're lucky to have a really loyal customer base, so we're offering them every incentive we can do order this holiday season.We've got pre-wrapped holiday vibrator kits, free shipping, a contest to win five luxury vibrators, and gift suggestions for every budget…"
You can read the full story on the Babeland Web site.
Doing a Secret Santa in the office this year? Wondering what to put in your partner's stocking? We've got a great range of original (and, of course, saucy) gifts.
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Our Sperm Tester couple are limbering up to prepare for their 30 days of blow-jobs and we wanted to give them every possible assistance so we've sent them a copy of The Ultimate Guide to Oral Sex.
Subtitled "How to Give a Man Mind Blowing Pleasure" it gives girls all the tips, tricks and techniques they need to please their fella.
So, not only is Jason going to have the benefit of 30 days of blow-jobs, he's going have 30 days of expert blow-jobs. Lucky bastard.
Unshockable PR genius required to be the in-house PR department of the UK's leading online retailer of sex toys.
You will develop the PR strategy for our 20+ Web sites, pitch stories, write press releases and send product samples.
You will be responsible for day-to-day contact with glossies, nationals, local press, Web sites, blogs and pretty much anyone with an audience who wants to write about sex toys.
You might be an existing PR with a few years' experience or you might be a writer with extensive knowledge of the women's market.
Either way, you'll be able to demonstrate a successful track-record of client contact and creative thinking, particularly in the women's market. And you'll most likely have a bulging contacts book for glossies, nationals and online.
The ideal candidate will be:
- dripping with ideas and initiative
- an excellent writer
- commercially minded
- Internet savvy
- media literate
Salary negotiable depending on experience. Bonus scheme and pension.
Based in Bath, Somerset.
Apply by 11 August 2006.
Click here to go to the Lovehoney jobs page.
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