Peter Elmhirst - Marketer, Entrepreneur & Dad in Toronto Canada

Peter ElmhirstHi, I'm Peter Elmhirst. Thanks for visiting.

I'm an online marketer who wanders the web looking for cool things to create or invest in.

A couple of my past projects include founding The Ad Managers Inc. and creating a line of eco-friendly biodegradable dog poop bags.

If you have any questions or would like to chat, please get in touch.

Have a great day!

Lenovo Yoga 730 15" Review

Lenovo Yoga 730 15″ Review & Issues

By Peter | January 18, 2019

Strong Specs, Right Idea, Dissapointing Execution I recently made the decision to get a new computer. My 13″ Macbook pro was getting a little dated and it was time to switch to a larger monitor. Apple has unfortunately dropped the ball recently with laptop design. I know the keyboard is polarizing, but I’m strongly in…

Asus onhub router

Google Asus OnHub Router Review and Comparison

By Peter | August 23, 2016

After some issues with wi-fi coverage using the Hitron CGN2-ROG router from Rogers I decided to upgrade to a Google Asus OnHub router which claims to specialize in avoiding dead-spots. Being in online marketing, I test everything and decided to do some comparison speed tests of the Asus OnHub vs. the Hitron CGN2-ROG using speedtest.net.

Georgian Luxury Toronto Renovator

Marketing a Luxury Brand in Toronto

By Peter | April 28, 2016

A Lesson Forged by 50 Years of Experience With over a decade of online marketing, I’ve worked with brands which differentiate themselves in all different ways. While I enjoy cranking out hundreds of inexpensive leads for a low-cost focus, the most interesting, stressful, and rewarding work has come from marketing a luxury brand like Georgian…

Grenville Christian College

Grenville Christian College – A Very Different Experience

By Peter | February 11, 2016

There has been a lot of media attention surrounding Grenville Christian College, which I attended from 1996 to 2001… Like many past students, I barely recognize Grenville Christian College in its sensational media portrayal, although the class action lawsuit covered a period mostly before my time. I am not here to refute or confirm the…

HP Scan on Mac

How to Get HP Scan to Scan in Color

By Peter | October 27, 2015

I struggled with this issue for far too long and seeing that there are hundreds of others online who are struggling with it as well, I’ve decided to post the solution here as it’s actually quite simple.

Gmail

How to Change the Default Gmail Account when Opening Email Links

By Peter | October 18, 2015

You likely already know how to have Gmail as the default mail client to open email links when you click them. That is to say when you see someone’s email linked within a web-page and you click it, it opens gmail and pre-populates it with the address, rather than opening some archaic desktop email client.…

Rocket Launch

Marketing Tips for Launching a New Website

By Peter | October 5, 2015

Tomorrow we’re launching a new website at The Ad Managers. It’s a directory of Canadian roofing companies which is most likely nothing like the website you’ve built, but regardless there are a few universal key steps to take when launching any new site and here they are:

baby at computer

A Fresh Beginning

By Peter | October 5, 2015

Today I needed to transfer this WordPress installation to a new server. While doing so I stopped and read a few posts on the blog, some of which were over 3 years old. Reading those old posts made me realize how time-sensitive everything is in this industry.

Positano Italy

Review of Positano and Holiday House Gilda

By Peter | November 7, 2012

My wife and I recently spent three weeks in France and Italy for our honeymoon. We’re often asked what our favorite destination was and without any hesitation the answer is always Positano Italy.