Hour 1: E- Waste Scam Exposed by BAN and Transforming MiTechNews.com
BAN or the Bazel Action Network is a non-profit with a mission to champion global environmental health and justice by:
- ending toxic trade
- catalyzing a toxics-free future
- campaigning for everyone’s right to a flourishing environment.
Focusing on electronic waste and old ships, BAN fulfills its mission using interrelated policy, market solutions, and public engagement strategies that create systemic change.
For most of our history, the Internet Advisor has been proud to recommend Global Tech Ministries led by Stephen Beck as a recycling resource for your major e-waste. As with any kind of “ministry” this has been an uphill struggle to find funding and this December is another one of those deadlines beyond which the future of Global Tech Ministries is very unclear. If you want to help or have computers you want to recycle, click here.
Melih Oztaly and the SmartFinds Agency transformed Mike Brennan’s MiTechNews.com website by creating a 600% increase in visitors and a radical boost in time spent on the website. How did they do it? You will have to listen in to find out.
Here is the new and improved MiTechNews.com site!
Back in the mid 1990’s, Melih and Gary Baker were two of the pioneer ISP’s (Internet Service Providers) in Metro Detroit. Gary’s old, company Online Tech continues to survive and thrive because they have shifted their focus to data management and now are one of the premiere data storage and management companies in the Midwest.
Mike Brennan is Founder of Michigan News Network, and serves as CEO, as well as Editor & Publisher of MITECHNEWS.COM. Mike has worked since 1980 as a technology writer at newspapers in New York, California, Washington state, Memphis, Detroit and London, England.The Internet Advisor co-sponsors MiTechNews each week during our show. Brennan has also branched out into his own podcast M2 TechCast which he cohosts with long time radio reporter Matt Roush Mondays at 3 PM on the PodcastDetroit network.
Until recently Mike was struggling with his website until an old friend in online marketing stepped in to help. That friend was Melih Oztaly, CEO of Smart Finds Marketing; and the rest, as they say, is history.
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