SOLVED: Google Site Kit Will Not Connect To AdSense

If you have a WordPress site you likely want to connect Google Site Kit but we found a problem connecting AdSense.  We have several articles on issues configuring Google Site Kit and all have simple solutions.  This will be the same, with several easy fixes: Open an Incognito session in MS Edge or Chrome and try to connect again Open an Incognito session in MS Edge or Chrome and disconnected and reconnected AdSense in Site…

Three Top-Rated Certified Payroll Reporting Software

Managing payroll manually is an exhausting and time-consuming process, but it is an integral part of any business. It is particularly difficult for construction companies that handle publicly funded projects as it entails a plethora of data collection and calculations to file certified payroll reports. Why are certified payroll reports important? Any business that handles a government funded project must pay their workers a prevailing wage and this report serves as a proof of your…

SOLVED: Google Site Kit Stuck On Checking Compatibility

If you have a WordPress site and have installed Google Site Kit, you may see that it gets stuck and stays endlessly on CHECKING COMPATIBILITY.  If that happens there are several possible fixes but in most cases the issue seems to be that Google is unable to verify the site because of SSL issues. The solution is to make sure that your WordPress SETTINGS > GENERAL > WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL) are…

Is ThatSuiteMoney.ca A Scam or Real?

If you have seen the That Suite Money commercials, it seems too good to be true.  Just sign up and get $250. Here are the two videos we produced based on this article: The style of the commercial reminds us of the old Canadian House Hippo campaign which tells Canadians that just because something looks real, doesn’t mean that it is.  And it also brings to mind what everyone’s mom said, “if its too good…

SOLVED: WordPress Image Optimization

We have been taking particularly close attention to Googles Page Speed Insights tool and focusing on image files size.  Google is fond of promoting its own webp format by telling web developers and WordPress admins that they should “Serve Images in Next-Gen Formats”. There are two problems with this assertion.  First .webp is still not supported by WordPress, some browsers and many graphic tools Second, while .webp does appear to be a superior (supports transparancy,…

What is .webp & Getting .webp Working in WordPress

.webp is a graphic format that is yet another attempt to replace .jpg as the king of graphics.  Google invented .webp and it has all of the features you would want in a graphic format: .webp supports transparencies, like .PNG .webp supports annimations like .GIF .webp is tight – it supports both lossless and variable lossy compression Google claims .webp files are about 30% smaller than .jpg’s but our experience has been that is does…

SOLVED: How To Add a Shortcode To A Homepage in WordPress

We recently needed to replace a WordPress theme and found that the theme we had chosen did not allow us to add a slider to the homepage.  We needed to know how to add a Smart Slider to a WordPress home page when the theme doesn’t support it in the free version. To do this we created slider using Smart Slider and then we just needed to figure out how to add a shortcode to the…

How cloud-based services can help to improve your stock control

Inventory control is one of those tasks that business owners seem to loathe. A necessary evil, it can be time-consuming and downright boring. This aside, it also diverts a business owner’s attention away from income-producing activities, or the chance to work on and grow a business. The traditional method of monitoring stock levels and controlling an inventory can be a thing of the past though. Cloud-based services allow this all-important activity to be carried out…

SOLVED: How To Start & Use the Windows Emoji Icon Keyboard

Microsoft has been working hard to bring Windows features to cell phones and cell phone features to Windows.  One of those cool improvements is the Windows emoji keyboard. This little known function in Windows 10 allows you to just click to add your favorite icons to ANY text window.  The Emoji keyboard works everywhere from  Word and Excel to Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers. So, how do you see and use the emoji keyboard? …

SOLVED: How To Fix Samsung Galaxy Voice Text Bad Quality

Does your voice to text not work like it used to? We found that recent updates to our Samsung Galaxy S9 S10 S20 and S20FE‘s are switched to the Samsung voice keyboard. Typing with your voice used to be easy, accurate, fast and used to learn from its mistakes. The Samsung voice keyboard is now the default voice keyboard on most Samsung Android cells and tablets and it does work, but is not nearly as…

6 Ways to Get Inspired to Write an Essay

Have you ever faced the need to create an essay? If you attended academic institutions, then the chances are high that you got such an experience. An average student writes about 18 essays per year. It may seem that it is not a big deal to create two essays monthly, but it means that you have to write an essay every second week, and it can be tricky. It is especially hard to stay focused…

How Workplace Collaboration Boosts Project Success

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller This quote aptly fits almost every scenario in the business world where multiple professionals work together to achieve common organizational goals. It also highlights the fact that team effort plays a key role in ensuring proper execution of a project. To facilitate team work, it is important to provide teams the necessary tools that allow them to collaborate successfully. With…

How to Remove AntiVirus Software That is Stuck

If you have security software that you can not uninstall using the normal methods like ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS there are several ways to succeed. 1 – Uninstall AV Using Command Line Script: Most software companies, especially those with enterprise / corporate products, have an easy way to uninstall their products using a command line instruction. You will need to Google your product to find the correct string.  As an example, we Googled mcafee command line uninstall…