Meredith Hutchison Hartley

20 Added | 2 Magazines | 38 Following | 2 Followers | @MeredithHut1ct1 | Co-Founder of @Me2Solutions and "Oh Crap! The Crisis Management Podcast." Board President of hyperlocal digital journalism startup @SpokaneFAVS. Business Geek. Unconventional Quality Management Expert. Startup Consultant. Reasonably Controversial. Controversially Reasonable. Learn more at www.me2-solutions.com

Dr. Seuss' Raunchy, Forgotten WWII Cartoons Are Coming to TV

They were boozy, they were sex-laden, they taught soldiers a thing or two about life.<p>It was 1943, the thick of World War II, and the U.S. Army Air Force First Motion Picture Unit needed to lift spirits and shed light on military behavior. So they turned to professionals: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i> …

Fish

A Letter to Donald Trump Supporters With One Big Question

You’re right to mistrust conventional politicians. But why do you think he’ll treat you any better?<p>Dear Donald Trump Supporters:<p>You’re fed up. This much I understand. You’re fed up with politicians who say one thing on the campaign trail, like that they’re going to stop illegal immigration, and …

Donald Trump

The secrets of extraordinary survivors

When faced with trauma, some people manage to emerge stronger than ever. How do they manage it? Michael Bond investigates.<p>Eugenie is telling me the story of the end of her life. At least, it is the end of the life she used to know.<p>Three years ago, government soldiers came to her home in Kinshasa in …

Mental Health

The Calls-to-Action Your Website Needs to Capture and Convert Leads

Your professional services firm's website is often the centerpiece of your marketing and business development strategies.<p>It houses your educational …

Marketing

100 Things You Are Doing Wrong on Social Media

Director, Content Strategy<p>1. You are tweeting press releases.<p>2. You are not following ANYONE back on Twitter.<p>3. You are not answering questions …

Marketing

10 things I wish I knew before I launched my Kickstarter campaign

I recently ran a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. I’ve compiled a list of 10 key lessons I learned from the process, hopefully you …

Tim Ferriss

God is not on our side: The religious right’s big lie about the founding of America

Reagan and others pushed the idea that we’re a Christian nation chosen by divine providence. That’s not the case<p>One of the more popular and enduring accounts of America’s past is that of its religious founding. Belief that the British-American colonies were settled largely by religiously devout …

Religion

How to Promote an Event Using Online Marketing [Infographic]

Learn best practices for how to get people to notice, care about, and register for your next event -- using email marketing, mobile marketing, SEO, …

How an Englishman Brought Iced Tea to the Masses

When did iced tea become a go-to summer thirst-quencher? It all happened one particularly stifling-hot day during the 1904 World's Fair in St.</i> …

St. Louis

How Pregnant Turtles Made Me Realize My House Is Messy

(Image credit: Antoinette Celes)<p>We live in employee housing on a wildlife sanctuary, and lately I've been joining the staff and researchers on their …

Lawn Mowing

How to Improve Your Google+ Marketing

Shares 5K<p>Are you marketing on Google+?<p>Do people pay attention to your messages?<p>In this article you’ll discover <b>five ways to strengthen engagement on</b> …

Fueled by outrage: Why social media ultimately drives us apart

You don’t hear it said too often anymore, but there was once a time not long ago when advocates of social media talked about how it would bring us all together. They told us to “engage in the conversation” and explained how powerful it was that anyone could “talk” with anyone else across the world. …

A high-end call girl answers questions about her job, her clients, and her business model

This story comes from "When To Rob A Bank" by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. _ In SuperFreakonomics, we profiled a high-end escort whose entrepreneurial skills and understanding of economics made her a financial success.<p>We call her Allie, which is neither her real nor professional …

Time I

Taste Test Reveals Blue Cheese Dressing Is Better When Store Bought

Cooking is all about making things from scratch, and the magazine Cook's Country is basically an ode to that. So it came as a bit of a shock when staff conducted a blue cheese dressing taste test and found that the homemade version lost to a store-bought brand. And it wasn't a high-end, …

Blue Cheese

World Yoga Day in Pictures

India

Denise Richards Had The Classiest Response After Being Insulted By Charlie Sheen's Twitter Account

She's stayin' cool.

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