Red Hot… WHAT??

Just a couple of weeks ago, I watched two of my fellow bloggers deal with the same problem.  Other people were using their names.  Everyone is familiar with Rachel at Parajunkee.  Well, someone thought it would be a good idea to launch their own site, dubbed “parajunkie.”  The ladies at Under the Covers had a copycat too.  I remember thinking to myself how much that had to suck and how glad I was that it didn’t happen to me.  I even ran a few searches on “red hot books” and found nothing but a glut of my own posts, on the blog… on Amazon…. Facebook, Goodreads, and Twitter. I thought I was in the clear.  I was wrong.
Last night, while going through my Google reader, imagine my surprise to see a graphic for Red Hot Book Tours.  I clicked on the link and sure enough, there is a new promotions company using the same name as mine.  From what I can tell, they launched last month.  They have three tours set up, featuring stops at many blogs in my circle of friends.  I wonder how many of them thought it had something to do with me.  And for those who knew otherwise, I wonder why nobody told me.
I’m sure these are lovely ladies, providing a great service.  But they are making money off the Red Hot Book name.  A name I’ve worked hard to get out there.  And I don’t think it’s much of a leap for people to think I have something to do with their venture.  
I am very distraught over this.  I welcome your comments.   

P.S. They like me on Facebook.

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