Test to see if WordPress.com is Still Blocking My Images After Paying $299.00 for their Business Plan. Updated Post

My Business Plan I purchased on September 9th, 2016 for TotallyInspiredMind is set to auto renew at $299.00 yearly on the same day this year, only if I feel their customer service improves radically and if I feel like I’m a valued part of what makes wordpress.com successful.

They still haven’t told me WHY  they needed more money from me-dodging the question, and instead said that if I didn’t update my payment information they would destroy my site! That’s kind of like backing me into a corner like a rat! Of course I don’t want my site destroyed after I worked relentlessly on it, and it’s won Awards, and I now have attracted nearly 3000 followers who have followed my journey from Orange Cpunty, California to Las Vegas, Nevada, and nearly hundred countries tune in monthly.

(Since this post was there. I got an apology from Edward, one of their a”Hppiness Engineers” which I think is a stupid thing to call themselves. ALL THE BLOGGERS ARE INTELLIGENT PEOPLE who are on here are serious, for the most part, about promoting their work. In a correspondence that I wrote yesterday afternoon,  to Maureen, the lady that I was supposed to have a chat (texting back and forth to infinitum) -which I did not show up for.

I told her that I am too busy to sit there chatting like a idiot when this warrants a voice-to-voice, real human being, because I deserve a more personal phone call from someone within the corporate offices and wordpress.com.  

Now they were wrong admitted it, they still have it resolved the fact that I paid for numerous other domains that I’ve not seen the.com status on my websites.)

 I will be looking seriously thinking about moving my sites somewhere else and hiring a local web company to help me move all the web content over to wordpress.org  where I can be guaranteed that I don’t have drama like this.

 The thing I will miss dramatically though is the ability to reblog other phenomenal writers material. 


It’s not so much the reblogging the other people’s material, but the fact that I become friends with almost every person that I share their material- and I get to know them as human beings and that is enormous. so, in my heart of hearts I would like to work it out with them.)

 

I created Totally Inspired Mind in 2012, and over time have created many other web logs on WordPress.com. Many have won awards and are very highly rated.

You would think, that whatever money WordPress.com made off me and my winning content, I could have got a better response from them-after all these years- than “Update your financial information or will destroy your site!” That shows no diplomacy or resonsibility to me to be a great company looking after my best interests, does it?  

What would you do if you were me? 

I’m interested in hearing what you would do if you were me.

 I welcome your comments and suggestions on this matter to me.

I’d like to think the company I now have a venerable Blogging Empire on -appreciates MY BUSINESS, my presence, and think that my work is so valuable they wouldn’t think of destroying it in a million years!  

The CEO and President of WordPress.com should contact me assuring me nothing like it will happen again. 

 I like him or her to give me an apology and to be sincerely horrified by the responses of three of their stupid “happiness engineers.”  

If you’re paying about $300 or more to make a site run I don’t know about you, but I want to do with somebody other than a happiness engineer who in one heartbeat thinks to destroy your brain child that so many woman hours went into I couldn’t begin to count them all. 

Would you call someone to happiness engineer if they wanted to destroy your blog?

Maybe a Grief Creator, or a Drama Creator would more aptly named what their “Happiness Engineers” really are  in the real world.

It is after all WordPress.com is a business and it runs very simply. 

The fact that after I made the decision to host Totally Inspired Mind here in 2012 I pay them for specific services and for doing that, I expect a level of professionalism and quality control to insure all THE WORK I INVEST in each Web site are protected. 

I want the company who has a vested interest in what I build and create and works with me to PROMOTE and insure and improve it, if anything.

The last thing I thought I’d ever hear if some idiot say they wanted to destroy it though when I paid for the VIP plan and the FAULT WAS THEIRS that they admitted in an email to me.

And what would have happened to me if they didn’t realize that they goofed? 

And if I hadn’t pointed it out so very very carefully? 

I don’t like other people make decisions so quickly the could adversely affect me. That’s a major character flaw in the company which I will see you to never ever happens to me again.

 I thought it would feel different about it but I’m down life’s pretty simple: you don’t like what you’re getting from one you go to another person you go to another company where they do respect you.

 Every blogger is Golden and their contant is prized. After all, all the top-rated blogs on wordpress.com make WordPress exist. Without the bloggers WordPress is just dust. Remember that. It’s like with a good restaurant you can have the best food in the world, the best silverware the best prettiest pictures on the wall but if you treat people like garbage you have no people there -without people you have no restaurant.

Even though I heard from the customer service person named Eduardo who apologized for what they did and said I was 100% right and said that they were wrong and said it was blame to a computer glitch that they’re resolving, it still bothers me because they were so quick to destroy my site over a mistake they made when I worked on this is 2012 and that is Unforgivable.

The fact that they have stupid people who work for them would make such an idiotic decision or even say it or suggest it is repulsive. They’re supposed to help me promote it not destroy it common the fact that they goofed and made a mistake like that admit it or not, they don’t treat their valued customers the way they should. Is Albert Einstein said “when you repeat the same mistake over and over again it is called Insanity.”

Period I’m a nice lady but I’m not an idiot and business works very simply I pay them lots of money to make all my sites work and in one second a customer service three people didn’t answer my questions, and some idiot who didn’t invest one time in any of the things I’ve created nor know the amount of work that goes into creating it nor does he care was willing to destroy it and one second! Not cool. Not good business practice the better business bureau if I would tell them this whole story they would agree with me and I think any view bloggers out there the millions who sign up to wordpress.com would agree with me. You’ve seen the site from the day I created it and hotel room and Huntington Beach California when I realized I couldn’t take care of my mother any longer who had severe Alzheimer’s disease and I know that she needed and entire staff caring after her versus me, and I needed to not do it any longer and take care of me. Those realizations opened up a world for me and what I wanted to see what this site is exactly what it’s become. This is become a place where extraordinary people who care about the world, the environment, the future, children and everything that matters in life all congregate people people who care more about the entire world and themselves. Every extraordinary follower who is joined this site over the last month what you been over I believe 50, I thank you for your very special presence here. You make the site great and you make it very very special by you being here.

Obviously the people who run WordPress.com are not Triple Winners. They dont care about me, or my original web that gave them permission to share all over the place when I signed up to WordPress.com.

It’s too bad that WordPress.com doesn‘t get the big picture and realize that people like  me- and you-my dedicates readers and followers matter.

Without the writers and without photographers and without loggers WordPress goes bankrupt.

It’s too bad WordPress doesn’t see it as plainly as I are you do. Obviously money is the only thing on their minds and they don’t care what they do to my content everybody with it.

know that and don’t see that and don’t treat people who are VIPs with respect.

 Wordpress hasnt shown they as a company appreciate my business  and since this is a big wide world I will be working on taking their business elsewhere.

I wasnt able to find anyone to answer me with an intelligent answer to my intelligent question when I’ve asked them on numerous times why they wanted more money when my billing date is nowhere near due.

When after 5 years contributing original content here, the only thing I hear is “update your financial information or will destroy your site”? 

That’s not cool. As matter fact it’s not even professional.

I’ve saved every email, every bit of Correspondence on Evernote from WordPress.com. I have everything dated from every “customer service person” and “happiness expert”- and Im not happy who has contacted me with this company. Even with them admitting they screwed up and Eduardo with WordPress.com admitted they had no right to ask for continually more moolah….and they are still adressing why all the domains I bought don’t reflect .com on them.

Their stupidity and rash bad decisions almost cost me every bit of work I spent on here, turning 5 years of labor intensive efforts into dust. It is that and ignorable fact that i’s  going to have me move it elsewhere. The site will exist it’s just going to be better than one of these here with no limits and no fear tactics to get unauthorized payments from me.

I’m flabbergasted because I would have thought that WordPress.com would have realized how they can’t exist without all of the writers, bloggers and everyone who makes this site possible. I wouldn’t have created a venerable Empire here if I had thought any different.  I guess having hundred countries a month reading your blog isn’t good enough for him though huh. They didn’t create any of my site’s they are so quick to yet they are so quick to think of destroying them?

This is definitely not a good working creative environment.

Anybody have any comments, suggestions, did anyone learn anything by me airing the story?

Hopefully, if you paid for the Business or Premium plans like I did, and you didn’t get what you bought,  you’ll address it and get what you should have all along.
Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko on Monday March 27th 2017 at 1:22 p.m.

Updated March 28th, 2017

11:12 a.m.

Updated on March 31st 2017 at  1:40 p.m.

 

Image of Paulette Motzko taken by her beautiful  friend Yanita.   Photo editing by Paulette Motzko, PLM Studios, Las Vegas Nevada.

Maximizing Social Responsibilty in America & The Realization How All Life Is Connected

Written originally three years ago today by Paulette Le Pore Motzko
Copyright October 27th, 2013

Updated by Paulette Le Pore Motzko October 27th, 2016
Images of Earth, Undersea Diver with Fish, Beach & Starfish, President Obama from Pinterest, Authors Unknown Sources from Pinterest

Minimizing Apathy and Maximizing Social Responsibility in America

Written by Paulette Le Pore Motzko

Copyright October 2016

Totally Inspired Mind: Where Positive Minds Congregate

Http://www.TotallyInspiredMind.com

  

I was trying to put into words the term for when you do something just because it is right but not because it EASY or THE STATUS QUO.  A fellow writer and blogger friend of mine called it “moral courage” the other day.

We are all connected on this big, water covered planet we call earth. There is only one of them, so if we mess it up or the people who inhabit it, we never have a chance to go back and fix it. Life on earth as we know it is a “one shot deal” so we better get it right the first time and quit living as though everything is expendable.

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We have a throwaway society anymore and people and the apathy towards people in general has gone along with the trash we throw away. It shouldn’t be and I am not saying that all people are apathetic, because of course they are not. There are just many who could do far more than they do for others they meet in everyday life.

Once the water systems are polluted, what do we do?

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Just these thoughts are good ones to ponder in terms of how we should be making sure there are no oil spills killing our fish and wildlife and ruining the water.

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Human beings have a lot in common with the earth in that they are both mostly composed of water. Without it, all life ceases to be.

What about bombs and the warfare, chemical or otherwise? Since I was married to a rocket scientist and he was the master of logic and science; since we were married for fifteen years, I chose to take with me the best of what I learned and the best of our memories together. Why throw a bomb that will kill thousands of innocent women, children, and ruin the land around it, making it impossible to plant anything-just to wipe out that one “target”? It isn’t logical to me.

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Why not find and train more people who speak the languages of the countries we are fighting right now, or at least have our military people in like Afghanistan and Syria?

Try something you haven’t tried before.

Success models are made up of prototypes that worked. Once you know the model, you can strive to create one that works as well or supersedes it.

How about our budget that the so-called great leaders in the United States of America have concocted?

Above wallpaper image from Zedge.

There has not been any trace of anyone from the two Bush’s to Reagan who has ever tried to come up with a budget that would start paying off the debt already incurred. Obama keeps spending and China owns more of America. It’s like a dirty American secret that nobody wants to take accountability for. 

Will our next president of the United States make sure the priorities are in the right places? I certainly hope so, but rather than seeing human beings who invented great leadership skills, I see Trump as an overgrown brat who tragically never grew up. I see Clinton with major trust issues going in the office, after breaching national securiy. Wish you did with a lot more than just sharing emails! People lost lives because of those emails and that cannot be overstated.

 I haven’t sat through one debate becauase it is not one by true definition.  A debate is where people are asked intelligent, hard-hitting questions and they answer them , and an intelligent  fashion .  Trump  and Clinton are good at insulting each other and name calling and badgering. I had little tolerance for badgering in elementary school and I have absolutely zero tolerance for that kind of behavior now.

Is there some kind of moral conduct and we can demand that of our presidential candidates?
It’s almost as though you need a referee make in a boxing match.

 

‘ve never seen a time in our political history where we’ve needed in an actual referee like it’s a boxing match verses to great minds talking about what they would each do. We never had that in the election from the get-go

I am not sure what kind of actual good they can accomplish, since they are not showing the best of who they are when that is exactly what they should be doing!

This is idiocy and being that I was born and raised in The United States and never want to see the day when China owns America.

What is going on is a vicious cycle of stupidity, borrowing on China’s credit and we are looking the fool in the eyes of other countries.

Before I get on a this one topic alone, that infuriates me at the stupidity and complete lack of responsibility on the parts of all who work for the government for not prioritizing paying the debt of the USA.

I hope I see the day when a budget is created and adhered to. I hope I see the day when we have a new president who has one known social security number, and stands for things that benefit Americans instead of big businesses.

I hope I see the day when you can get a job in America without having to know Vietnamese or Spanish, when it is America you are trying to get the job and not Vietnam or Mexico.

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I hope I see the day when people try to be more kind and tolerant of each other’s differences.
Movie makers, producers and directors put positive and empowering messages out there instead coming up with a crime show give goofballs and psychos ideas to blow things up and kill people in movie theaters. Values can and could dictate our society, if we all wanted that badly enough.

I hope I see the day when our president realizes that every action has a chain reaction be it a bomb, something that is not needed that tax payer’s end up paying for. China is buying more of America up every day as the imaginary credit card is used.

They print up so much “play money” that I don’t think they understand in the real world, for you and I and everyone else, we all have to pay our debts. Why isn’t the White House and those who write the checks accountable as we are?

Breaking laws to fit personal agendas doesn’t make me proud of the current leadership. Can’t we as Americans demand to see how the money is spent? They are working for the American people and are supposed to be our ambassadors.

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What are your major concerns for our country? What would you like to see happen in the next year in America?

Please Mr. President Obama, well you’re still president- open your eyes, wake up and be accountable for what you spend regarding our country.

Students arming Syrian terrorist and creating Isis why don’t you look at all the veterans who have no homes?

What did you think of raising the cost of living index for all people who are disabled on SSI and SSDI?

Why don’t you see that every American in every state can live in dignity and peace and have all their Corporal needs met before you think of taking money we don’t have and giving it to other countries?
NOW is a good time to create and adhere to a workable budget, not just hype.

Start caring and acting responsibly and care about America being owned my Americans and how we take care of it now is the gift we will hand down to our children.

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Plastics To Outweigh Fish if We Don’t Change Our Habits & Recycle More!

I wish people would simply put trash in a trash can and look at the sea and the ocean and river’s and streams and think of it as our marine life’s home. 

Water is also necessary for us to sustain life. By throwing trash and plastics and garbage in the sea, we are slowly but surely messing up one of our own most vital natural recourses for maintaining life on earth.

Spread the word to conserve and appreciate our oceans and to care about all life. Our ecosystems are interconnected with us. 

If we have respect for all life  and  the Earth  will be able to enjoy a beautiful view like this for a long time.

Written by Paulette L Motzko

Edited October 14th, 2016

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Wallpaper seaside image from Zedge.com compiled by Paulette Motzko, October 12th, 2016

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Plastics To Outweigh Fish – http://wp.me/p5hJYG-1rW

Sixty One New Followers of Totally Inspired Mind & Arranging a Meeting with the Mayor of LA

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As I have been adding videos, categorizing old posts so none say “uncategorized” and the other laborious things involving keeping this up and running and working….I just got word that there were 61 new followers here.

I will say I am so pleased that I can give joy to so many people and that my readers think that what I write educates them, inspires them and shows them new ways of thinking. I changed the format of the site today. What do you think of the changes I made?

Until I put up the next post that I wrote yesterday at Starbucks, about 2000 words, I bid you all a wonderful evening. It is raining here in southern California.

Still looking for a place that I can afford.

I also contacted my attorney to get a meeting with the mayor of Los Angeles to so I can discuss issues like taking the CA Budget and increasing the allocated funds for the disabled community like myself about 50 million dollars. That would provide the voucher I desperately need now to afford a one bedroom place somewhere in Orange County now. I would be helping about 200,000 other disabled people who don’t have the fortitude or courage or persistence I do, if I am successful. Everything I have ever done in my life I have been success at.

When I accomplish something in life I picture me shooting a basketball over the top of the moon. I figure if I come in a little next to the top of the moon, I am still doing damn good. Things need to be changed in Orange County, and since Orange County doesn’t have a mayor but it has needs, I will begin there.

I will be writing a petition showing what will be done with the money that I am asking for, but let’s put it this way. I haven’t driven for nearly 15 years and have seen countless disabled people in wheel chairs who are homeless! One person like that is too many! I have seen a dozen on a regular basis and talked to them and heard their stories. It is TRAGIC and they are American Citizens who have civil rights and deserve to live in integrity with roofs over their heads, a place to sleep and a pillow under their heads, not to mention some where to wash themselves and take care of themselves properly. WE have the money in CA to take care of everybody. The money is there period. It needs to be allocated differently and maybe some people’s salaries need to be cut a little to take care of everybody and let everybody live in dignity.

Veterans are another sore issue with me, and my dad was one and crippled in a wheel chair needing 24 hour assistance in the end of his life, ending last September 2012. I have bought care packages for at least a dozen Vets who proudly served this country to end up crippled in a wheelchair forgotten as though they don’t exist! That is outrageous. What kind of country are we that we don’t care of the very people who served and protected all of us?

These are other issues I will be discussing with the Mayor of Los Angeles. I am a good writer, I can write the speeches I give, and have been on television before using teleprompters on a commercial I did for Orange County News Channel when I was the Director for The Epilepsy Foundation. It was the first commercial produced and aired about epilepsy in over 50 years.

I am a catalyst for Positive Change. I never wanted to get into politics but I care about the big picture and don’t see things through the eye of a pin like so many congress people who are rich and don’t know the real life struggles of day to day.

I know I suffered because a lot of the way we do things in this country, which in many respects are wrong and unfair to single men, single women like myself, and giving priority to women with kids, acting as though every one else doesn’t exist or isn’t important. I want to see everyone treated the same with the same opportunities no matter what color their skin or if they have a child or how much they have their bank account.

I have ideas for a Health Care System that I want to propose to President Obama, but it will take a trip to the White House to show it to him.

It is worth it.

I could change the lives of millions of people if I did. Someone has to care to begin with. That person is going to be Antonio Viliagosi who I sent repeat faxes to with no contact back. My attorney called him and I am sure now he knows I mean business.

I wish that the most important things were the easiest to obtain in life, but they aren’t.

“The open mouth gets fed” as they say or “the one that makes the most noise gets heard.”

I know that when the mayor sees me, and talks to me, it will be harder to forget me. Then things begin to happen to change the way things are…..for the better.

have had Vietnamese men at Starbucks when discussing politics and promoting English in this county and opening the job market up for everybody who can do the job, hiring interpreters for those who need it

Paulette Le Pore Motzko