Efficient TTC App for Apple iPhone iOs now available

If you are a regular TTC user you probably have it all figured out which car to enter to exit closest to the exit of your destination station. But what if you were going to a different station and wanted to get off close to the exits? Well there’s an app for that of course. […]

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Remove AVG Secure Search Toolbar

AVG Secure Search Toolbar hijack your browser? Do you want to know how to remove AVG Secure Search Toolbar? AVG Secure Search Toolbar hijacked my Chrome and Firefox browsers and I wanted to remove AVG Secure Search.  I searched “how can I remove avg secure search”; what did I find? Lots of people who also […]

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How to identify strange search queries

I was going through the list of the search queries used by searchers to find items of interest to them on newmediamike.  I was seeing how many times newmediamike appeared for a certain term, the number of clicks and the average rank for that query. Typical analysis of keyword traffic. I was maybe not laughing, […]

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Penguin 2.0 – Why I am not worried

Matt Cutts announced a major algorithm change was coming soon. It has been dubbed Penguin 2.0 and news of it’s pending release whipped the SEO community into a lather about the effects of Penguin on their SEO efforts. Currently Penguin is a filter on link quality sitting atop of the Google ranking algorithm. This filter […]

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Stop Calling it Content Marketing, it’s Search Marketing

Content marketing joins SEO in the ranks of terms I do not like used to describe the industry I work in. I have already ranted about how I feel about the use of the term SEO. In the early days of the Internet we optimized for the search engines, but anyone still doing that in […]

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Number one on Google isn’t always important

Ranking number one on Google was the number one request I received when I was freelancing as a search marketing expert. 98% were relevant requests but the odd one would leave me shaking my head. Like the woman who owned a DJ service and asked me to get her a number one ranking for “Lady […]

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Google’s Freemium Model is Alive and Kicking

If your website is engaged in any sort of commerce; in other words your site exists to engage with consumers with the ultimate goal of a financial transaction, the Google Freemium Model is Alive and Kicking . What do I mean by this? Freemium is a term which means free at first but if you […]

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Rocket Man TTC App for iOS Apple iPhone

The Rocket Man TTC App was one of the first iOS apps I installed on my Apple iPhone 4S. I wanted an app which was similar in features to the Next TTC Apps for Android I was using. A lot of my co-workers with iPhones had installed this app and raved about it. The price […]

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My apologies to my mobile visitors

To my mobile visitors I apologize. I was not aware of the huge blank spaces that the AdSense plugin was generating until this week. This comes from using the Jetpack mobile theme. I have reverted to WPTouch and changed the style of AdSense banner so it is now more mobile friendly. it looks great on […]

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Blog post 100 for newmediaMike

Welcome to blog post #100 of newmediaMike. I wanted to do something different for a milestone post and thought a video blog would be a good idea. A good idea yes, but I forgot the work that goes into producing even a simple 2 minute piece. Especially when you are as rusty as I was. […]

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Taking down my WordPress Training Wizard shingle

It is with great sadness that I announce I am taking down my “WordPress Training Wizard” shingle for good. I started WordPress training on a one to one basis over two years ago. The genesis of the idea came to me after I sold a client a WordPress site and sat down to train them […]

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