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How-To Increase Google SEO for Videos

Today Google began the first in a series of articles talking about how you can increase your Video’s ranking in Google Search.  In the past, they focused on the importance of submitting a Video Sitemap or mRSS Feed and today they announced support for FaceBook Share and Yahoo! SearchMonkey RDFa.   This ranking process is […]

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10 Ways to Improve Performance on a Windows PC

A common question I receive via email (I get A LOT of emails so, please be patient I DO answer every email I receive) is “How can I speed up my computer?”  I also get the question regularly from my younger nephews and nieces “MrGROOVE, MrGROOVE! Make my video games go faster!!” Ok, I made […]

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Customize Microsoft Command Prompt Window

Earlier in the Week, a reader asked how I customized the colors in my Microsoft Command Prompt/Shell (also known as CMD.exe) or Window <funny, I’ve been doing this for 15 years, and I don’t know what it’s called lol>.  The process is super easy and hasn’t changed as far back as I can remember so […]

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Easily Transfer, Share or Store Files Online

A few months back I stumbled across a really cool Website @ which makes files sharing, backup, transfers, etc… EASY.  Although I’ve previously used other services like or Live SkyDrive,, in my opinion, sets itself apart from the competitors even though the FREE version of the site only offers 100 megs. UPDATE […]

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Fix for Slow WordPress Admin Pages

A few days ago something very odd started to happen on all my WordPress sites.  The site itself was lightning fast (as normal) however all the admin pages were taking over 30 seconds to display as shown below: The first thing I did was take a look at the SQL side and discovered the WordPress’s […]

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