Tag Archives: Federal Trade Commission

Why I Semi-regularly Post about the FTC Guidelines – June 22, 2020

If you follow or read my blog, you may notice I post semi-regularly on certain topics – Copyright, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines. I do this because many bloggers are not familiar with these topics and may find themselves on … Continue reading

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My Paper War with the Cable Company, Part I – May 7, 2020

Bit of background. Back in 2001, I signed up with the cable company for cable, landline phone, and Internet. I asked them what the total monthly bill would be, including taxes, fees, surcharges, etc.. They quoted me a price that … Continue reading

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Free WordPress Webinars; Ultimate Bundles The Genius Blogger’s Toolkit – May 6, 2020

WordPress offers free webinars (12 Noon U. S. Eastern Time Monday – Fridays) – https://wordpress.com/webinars/.  You need to sign up for them as space is limited. I watched one earlier today. Each day they cover a different topic. It was … Continue reading

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Sequencing.com Link Removed from my Earlier Post – April 26, 2020

Updated April 27, 2020 It appears the charge was not for the free app. It was for logging into my account. I missed the e-mail last month where they notified me logging in would result in a charge. Since they … Continue reading

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If a Company Treats You Wrong, Please Let Them Know – February 28, 2020

Please note, I am not advocating anything illegal. There are plenty of legal options available to customers. You may not get satisfaction, but at least you may have made the company become aware of the issue. For minor things, I … Continue reading

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Misleading FTC Disclosures on Blogs, Vlogs, and Websites – February 28, 2020

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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Can You Make Money Blogging? November 4, 2019

While a very small number of bloggers and vloggers hit it big shortly after starting out, those are the exceptions, not the norms. One blogger I read took several years after they upgraded to the Premium Plan ($8/month) before they … Continue reading

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The troubles with Sunday Riley — #MILLENNIALLIFECRISIS

Let this serve as an important reminder that we cannot always trust the reviews we read for products online. Take everything, and anything, said with a grain of salt and make the decision that’s best for you with respect to … Continue reading

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Dante Labs 90 Day Guarantee Update/Downgrade August 19, 2019

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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Medicare Does Not Give Out DNA Kits – DNA Saturday’s July 20, 2019

Chose the following as this week’s DNA Saturdays post – I saw this on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2019/07/medicare-does-not-give-out-dna-kits. Other DNA Saturdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/dna-saturdays/  

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