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Relatively Popular Content

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Most people online are obsessed with popularity. A lot of time and effort gets spent trying to become more popular. How can I get more followers? How can I get more likes? How can I get more fans? How can I get more hits? How can I get higher rankings? How can I sell more widgets? With all the time and effort spent obsessing over popularity, you’d think more time and effort would be spent contemplating Quality…

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8 Years of Google Analytics

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

I’ve used Google Analytics for a long time. I first installed it on Muschamp.ca in November of 2005. I had installed Urchin during one of my co-op work terms while at Shell Canada. One day I got the bright idea to look at all the traffic Google has recorded…

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My Popular Posts

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

This summer I spent too much time working on my website. I spent a lot of time revising my WordPress theme, appeasing the Googlebot, adding structured meta data, improving social network integration, revising text, deleting crap, and for what? I don’t even want to be popular. It seems popularity is equated with success, especially online. Popularity is not synonymous with Quality, and it certainly isn’t synonymous with Success…

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How to increase your blog’s popularity

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Some people are obsessed with their online popularity. Klout, PageRank, hits, fans, likes, etc. are all seen as validation that you’re cool and popular. I want to reveal a little secret that is guaranteed to temporarily increase you blog’s popularity…

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Impact VS Influence, Another Dichotomy

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

I decided to write another blog posting elaborating on one of my all encompassing theories from yesterday’s post. The theory in question I dubbed “Concentric Circles of Coolness” and it was developed late one night in Nuremberg Germany while listening to Townes Van Zandt…

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Topsy.com VS Klout.com

Monday, May 9th, 2011

I’ve spent a lot of time working on my mashup codebase, more than I intended. I’m not a software developer anymore but I can fool people online if I can keep my distaste for PHP under control…

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Social Media Empire Expansion

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Another day was spent hacking away at Wordpress and in particular on my WordPress theme which five years ago I dubbed “MuschampTabs”…

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