I’m a Wizard, Harry!

I was recently bestowed the honor of being the Wizard of the Week at GravityWiz. GravityWiz makes a set of tools called “Gravity Perks” to extend the power of GravityForm (a fantastic form builder). It does all KINDS of neat building block things. I have been a licensed user for both products for years now.…

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Box.com can bite me

How do you turn off box.com on startup? I have the answer. I have customers that use box (a shared file service). We don’t use it much and I noticed that it was auto-launching on my Mac. I went to the preferences to tell the app not to launch upon start up. There was no…

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How to point your domain name to a new site:

I have a domain name that I need to point to an existing site. How do I do this? You will need access to the following: The IP address of the server of the target site Access to the DNS records of the domain name you wish to point Tell your host what domain name…

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How to get a nice email signature

Question How do I get a nice email signature like this? Answer To get a nice email signature with your logo (like below) and information you have some choices. I wrote a tutorial on how to create a HTML signature. It even has a downloadable HTML file you can start with. This works on Mac…

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Change your DNS Settings (Mac)

Stop sending me to DNS Error Assist! We have ATT. Whenever you type in something in the browser’s search bar that isn’t quite right, it sends you to dnserrorassist.att.net (DNS Error Assist). What I really want is for it to use Google. It’s an easy fix. You can change your DNS settings under System Preferences…

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Mrs. Bzzz Pest and Termite Solutions

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I recently had the pleasure of working with Mrs. Bzzz Pest and Termite Solutions to create some new branding. Mrs. Bzzz came to me with an initial request for creating some eye-catching truck wraps for their vehicles. When a client’s company name has a sense of humor you know it has the potential to be an…

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My Favorite Bookkeeping Program: Zoho Books

I often get asked about what bookkeeping program I use. Probably because I have decorated my invoices with Chameleons. (Hire me and you can get a fun invoice too!) I use Zoho Books. And, no, I am not on any kind of affiliate program to say this.* Here are some of the reasons I really…

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Ducks Quack, Eagles Soar

Harvey was waiting in line for a ride at the airport. When a cab pulled up, the first thing Harvey noticed was that the taxi was polished to a bright shine. Smartly dressed in a white shirt, black tie, and freshly pressed black slacks, the cab driver jumped out and rounded the car to open the back passenger door for Harvey.

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How to Pick a Good Designer

Question How do you judge the quality of a designer? They don’t have a typical résumé like a sales rep. I’m sure there’s more to it than “ooh, I like this website”. Answer What a beautiful and potentially self-serving question. There are several things you can look at to determine the quality of a designer.…

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How to Make a PDF of an Entire Website

You have a couple of ways to make a PDF from a website. Actually, there are more ways than that, but I will be outlining two. Adobe Acrobat Pro (not the free version) — Lots of professionals have this suite already and you won’t have to buy an extra software PDFmyURL — This is a paid…

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What is Gmail Confidential Mode and why did Google email me?

Question I got this email from google. Do I need to do anything? Hello Administrator, On March 7, 2019, we announced the launch of Gmail confidential mode in beta. We’re writing to let you know that on June 25, 2019, this feature will become generally available (GA) and will be set to default ON for…

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