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10 Year Blogiversary

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Muskblog has been online since 2005, the exact date it first went live is lost in the mists of time but the oldest post dates to September 18th 2005. September 2015 also marks the 20th anniversary of me putting a homepage online…

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My Top 10 Posts by “AuthorRank”

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

After the authorship apocalypse of recent weeks, I actually looked inside Google Labs to see just what author rank was saying about the content I’ve self published online…

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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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