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Creating a Custom 404 page

It's always a good idea to create a custom 404 message so that if, heaven forbid, folks discover a broken page link on your website they'll at least be taken to a helpful, and possibly fun and interesting, error page instead of the standard "this page...

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Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day

Mark your calendars: November 24th is Celebrate Your Unique Talent day! Everyone has a special "super power" if you will, something that they can do with ease and is unique to them, and November 24th is the day to celebrate and give yourself a pat on the...

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Remember your Genius

Always remember to hang out in your Genius quadrant. I bet you're wondering what the heck that means, eh? Let me explain...A bunch of years back I wrote a blog post entitled Hang Out in Your Genius Quadrant. Basically it talks about four different...

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Shiver Me Timbers, I Missed It!

Ahoy me Hearties! International Talk Like a Pirate Day was this past Tuesday, September 19th - darn, I missed it! But it's not too late, start preparing now for next year - have a look at this super duper instructional video and you too can learn how to...

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Going to the IVAA Conference This Fall

It's official, I'm registered! Going to the IVAA Live Summit this fall, hooray! And it's going to be in Vancouver, double hooray!! The conference hasn't been in Canada for something like 12 years or so, how I could not go? For anyone who is a VA and is...

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Sync for File Sharing and Storage

Sync is frickin' amazing! Am I allowed to start out a blog post this way? Whatever, I just did. I recently discovered Sync and I just can't believe I hadn't found it before, I absolutely love it. But let's take a step back, what is Sync? Sync is a file sharing and...

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Timely Events Calendar

One of the most versatile event calendars that I've worked with is Timely, hands down. With Timely, you can: connect your calendar with other calendars create recurring events add images/links/text to any event choose from a variety of display settings etc. etc.  ...

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The Best Unlimited Online Backup Service – Backblaze

I recently decided to switch my online backup service - the old one I was using is still good for most folks, but on my computer it keeps making it work really hard and it would start making this loud annoying noise every time the backup was running - yikes! Too much...

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iLovePDF

iLovePDF - the same captures it all! I really do love this online PDF tool, and it's just like the website says: "Every tool you need to work with PDFs in one place". And it's FREE! Everyone loves free. One of my personal favourites is the split tool - just upload...

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Acuity Online Appointment Scheduling

I've recently had the chance to work quite a bit with Acuity - if you've never heard of it before, Acuity is an online scheduler that connects with your calendar and allows you to send links to your peeps and schedule meetings. But I'm learning that Acuity has so many...

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Logo Nerds – A Company After My Own Heart

Yep, you heard me: Logo Nerds. Right away I'm drawn in, always searching for fellow nerds so we can help each other out, and these guys do not disappoint. I've used Logo Nerds a few times now over the years and each time they produce great results. They're affordable,...

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Zoom for Screensharing Meetings

I've used Zoom a bunch lately for both video calls and screen sharing, and I must say it works like a charm. In the past I've had trouble with Skype screen sharing as it's always super blurry and I really can't get anything more than just the gist of what's going on....

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