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How can I stop someone from publishing my personal information online?

Typing in the dark

Episode 1523

Kevin from San Diego, CA

Kevin has a family member that is posting personal information online at Blogger, and he'd like to have them taken down. Rich says his best bet, realistically, is to simply continue to flag the blog and keep complaining about it. He should take the approach that he's being harassed. It may take awhile, but eventually, the squeaking wheel gets the grease.

What is the easiest way to build a website?

Episode 1407

Sue from California

Sue wants to start a website at geekyoldbroad.com. She already has the domain name, and now she can connect it to anything she wants. Wordpress.com is an easy-to-use site where she can set up a site for a low monthly cost. Another site that will do this is SquareSpace.com. She can just go in, pick a template that works for her needs, and start publishing content. Wordpress has a free tier with ads. These are the easiest ways to do it.

How can I be heard on the internet through Social Media?

Episode 1095

Cheryl from Canyon Lake, CA

Cheryl wants to know how to use social media to reach the most people. Leo says that most social media is set up that most won't hear her unless they follow her. So she'll have to build an audience. She can't expect to be heard by the masses automatically -- she'll have to generate interest. Leo says that a blog or a podcast are good options so she can own a place on the net and get her message out. Then she can use social media as an offshoot of that.