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IT Team Building Exercises

IT Team Building Exercises
Here is an ongoing list of fun , creative , and team-building IT exercises to conduct in a workplace environment. We will continue to update this list. Please let us know if there are other team building exercise we can add to the list by using the comments below.   Copy Cat *For this exercise,...
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Fix: Action Required: Your Google Account is Temporarily Disabled

Fix: Action Required: Your Google Account is Temporarily Disabled
Did you just receive a notification to your phone or secondary email address that your Google email address has been temporarily suspended ? Here is what the Gmail suspension notification looks like via iMessage and email.   You received this message because “” is listed as the recovery email for “” If “” is not...
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LAFF TV Channel on DirectTV

LAFF TV Channel on DirectTV
Depending on where you live, LAFF TV is available on Local and Cable television channels. Head to the LAFF TV website here. This is a direct link to view the map of all available area and television stations. Just search on the page for the city/channel/cable network you are looking for.




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City of Chicago Automated Enforcement Violation Review Program

City of Chicago Automated Enforcement Violation Review Program
If you recently received an old ticket violation notice in the mail from the City of Chicago, you may have also received a letter allowing you an opportunity to contest certain red light/speed camera violations. This notice is sent whether you paid or had an unpaid ticket referenced in the mailing notice. Our mailed notice...
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Google Analytics Block Own Traffic Not Working

Google Analytics Block Own Traffic Not Working
If you created a filter in Google Analytics to block your own IP Traffic, you may notice new web properties you create in Google Analytics are not applied to this filter by default.  




You will need to go into Admin -> All Filters and select the filter you setup for blocking traffic....
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Domain Abuse Notice Icann-Monitor.org – SCAM

Domain Abuse Notice Icann-Monitor.org – SCAM
If you recently received an email from @icann-monitor.org titled Domain Abuse Notice: be aware this is a scam targeting suspecting domain name holders. While the email seems threatening, it certainly does not originate from the official Domain of ICANN and should be reported as SPAM to your email provider.   The email is similar to...
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Google Webmaster Tools Temporarily Unreachable

Google Webmaster Tools Temporarily Unreachable
While trying to add and index a new webpage in Google Webmaster tools, you may receive the following message in Crawl -> Fetch as Google -> Fetch & Render console – Temporarily unreachable.  




The message means Google can’t access or crawl the page. What most likely happened is Google Bot returned a...
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How To: Implement Schema Microdata with Google Help

How To: Implement Schema Microdata with Google Help
Are you trying to implement the correct microdata on your blog, website, or business page? Do you want your Google Card to show exactly what you want when your business is Googled? Luckily, there is Google Markup Tool to help you create actual microdata markup that Google will accept.   1. Open the Google Markup...
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Satisfied with These Results – Google SEO

Satisfied with These Results – Google SEO
Have you typed a Google search and noticed a popover window from google at the bottom?   Satisfied with these results?   Looks like you can rate from very dissatisfied to very satisfied.




In this example, we rated very satisfied then received the below prompt – Thanks for your feedback!     {loadposition...
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When Does C Corporation Have to File Taxes?

When Does C Corporation Have to File Taxes?
  March 15 th   Corporations and S Corporations Form 1120 and Form 1120S (or Form 7004). These forms are due on the 15th day of the 3rd month after the end of the corporation's tax year. S corporations must provide each shareholder with a copy of Schedule K-1 (Form 1120S) or a substitute Schedule...
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Google My Business Changes to Notification Settings

Google My Business Changes to Notification Settings
Google recently sent an email to business owners letting them know about new notification settings you can adjust for Google My Business Pages . You now see several options of notifications to turn on/off in Google My Business settings. The new notification preferences are listed below.   Important Updates Customer Reviews Customer Photos Listing Health...
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How To: Play Sega Genesis Games on Mac

How To: Play Sega Genesis Games on Mac
Did you know you can play Sega Genesis games on your Mac? Bannister originally developed several Macintosh emulators for popular gaming systems including PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Gameboy, and many more. Today, as long as you have a decent Mac with an Intel Processor, all emulation programs will perform exceptionally well. Let’s get started with playing...
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