West Virginia Girl, All Bottled Up

West Virginia Girl, All Bottled Up

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“We are not going to change our life because of the Water Company”…

This post is a little different than my usual, but then again, my life is a little different than usual.Image

As I walked into one of my favorite coffee shops in town today, I cautiously asked, “Are you still using bottled water?”  The cashier politely responded, “No, sorry, we are not” So I longingly looked at the perfect slice of tiramisu behind the glass and replied, “Ok, that changes things then, I will just have a bottle of water”.  I then took my water, reserved my usual seat, and jaunted to the restroom.  As I left the restroom, I imeadiately realized that I needed to dig out my own personal stash of hand sanitizer before unscrewing the cap of my bottled water and pulling out my laptop to work.

As I settled in, I began to reflect…

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Women and Internet Bullying: Would You Type To Your Mother Like That?

Would You Type To Your Mother Like That?

Drifting Through

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“Stand up like a man, You better learn to shake hands, You better look me in the eye now, Treat me like your mother.  Come on look me in the eye, You wanna try to tell a lie?  You can’t, you know why?  I’m dressed like your mother.”

-The Dead Weather, Treat Me Like Your Mother

When women are being called names, something’s not right. When women are being harassed, something’s wrong. When women are being threatened with rape and death, something’s got to change. Right? Most of us can agree on that. But what if these things are happening online?

Is the fallout any different because the words showed up on a screen rather than in the mailbox or on a voicemail?

Is the emotional toll and the fear any less because it was done electronically?

Does the vehicle by which a threat was issued even matter?

Is a…

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FACEBOOK WEALTH FORMULA 2.0 – Is It A Scam? A Frank Review.

Frankly Making Money

There has been a lot of buzz around a certain product called the FACEBOOK WEALTH FORMULA 2.0, especially involving high-end, super-successful Internet marketers and online entrepreneurs. The large amount of traction that Facebook and other social networks has been getting with businesses as of late has driven people towards finding new ways to monetize what is, in my Frank opinion, one of the largest cash cows available to Internet businesses today.

The problem with these products is that they’re often not worth the money, nor do they provide you anything useful. Is the Facebook Wealth Formula 2.0 another “Make Yourself Rich Overnight” scam that’s been created only to steal your money or does it actually provide you with the information you need to build your own Facebook-based business?

Read on to learn more about the Facebook Wealth Formula, who it’s for, how it relates to Facebook marketing…

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One Theme, Two Ways: Customizing Twenty Fourteen

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In the two months since its release, Twenty Fourteen has already made quite a splash, becoming the theme of choice for almost 200,000 sites. If you’re a new blogger (hello, Zero to Hero participants!), it likely looks familiar. It’s our default theme for 2014, so it was the one that greeted you when you first landed on your homepage.

Twenty Fourteen has a flashy magazine layout that enables you to showcase content in numerous visually striking ways. With plenty of free customization options right of the box, including new color palettes, this is a theme that can give any site a major design boost.

If you’re looking for ideas on how to customize Twenty Fourteen to make your content shine, look no further than the two sites featured here today: they have each taken the theme in a strikingly different direction.

The Daily Slice

What do you know…

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