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Net Neutrality: The Price of Silence

Posted about 1 year ago by Andy Lechlak

Posted in Business and Investing, New Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with censorship, digital divide, internet, Internet Service Providers, net neutrality, open internet and throttling

Net Neutrality ensures that the internet stays open and safe. It is important to realize that if we do not take action, we are agreeing to censorship, throttling, and in my opinion, immoral practices.

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Fabulously Frugal

Posted over 2 years ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Health and Wellness | Tagged with budgeting, Business & Economics, consumer education, frugal living, home economics, housekeeping, low budget cooking, money management, personal finance, Sustainable living -- Economic aspects and thriftiness

Frugality isn’t just for cheapskates anymore. Check out this blog post to explore a variety of resources designed to help you save money and live a fabulously frugal lifestyle.

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Best Nonfiction Books of 2016

Posted over 3 years ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Health and Wellness, History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with astronomy, cancer patients, leadership, management, mathematicians, memoir, musicals, nonfiction, poverty, professional development, psychology, race relations, racism, social conditions, social sciences, space race, success and women's history

If you're a fan of nonfiction books, then you'll love this blog post. It includes the best of the best biographies, memoirs, business, leadership, history, poetry, science, and general nonfiction books of 2016. Including selections from notable authors like Shirley Jackson, Trevor Noah, Kevin Young, Adam Grant, Angela Duckworth and many more.

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Strategies for Success: Top 5 Blogging Tips

Posted over 3 years ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Nonfiction and Writing and Publishing | Tagged with blogging, blogs, chunking, content strategy, digital content, inbound marketing, Internet marketing, marketing, reader-centric, scannable, Search Engine Optimization, SEO, social media, social media, visual appeal, writers, writing and writing tips

Anyone can blog, but what makes a blog successful? That’s the question. Why does one blog take off and another fail? Blogging isn’t just about putting something out there – the secret to success – is providing content people are actually interested in checking out. Give ‘em what they want!

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Strong Women Making An Impact

Posted over 3 years ago by Andy Lechlak

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with feminist, human rights, leadership, women and women's rights

The world is at a turning point. People everywhere understand and support the idea of gender equality. They know it’s not just a women’s issue, it’s a human rights issue. And when these powerful voices are heard, they will change the world. The time for that change is now.

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