Peter Elmhirst - Marketer, Entrepreneur, Investor & Dad in Toronto Canada
Bing Ads Scripts

Converting Google Ad Scripts to Bing Ad Scripts

By Peter | February 15, 2019

If you’re a power PPC ad manager then you were likely ecstatic to learn that Bing Ads has introduced Scripts similar to the way Google Ads has had it for years. This post is going to include some differences between Google Scripts and Bing Scripts so that hopefully you can do a few find-and-replaces, and…

list of states and provinces for contact form 7

List of US States and Canadian Provinces Formatted for Contact Form 7 (CF7)

By Peter | February 13, 2019

Contact form 7 is one of the most popular, if not the most popular contact form plugins for WordPress. It’s incredibly customizable but the one downside of that is you need to enter all of your information manually. There are no pre-formatted drop-down fields which contain for example a list of States or Canadian Provinces.…

Cannabix Marijuana Breathalyzer

My Theory About Cannabix’s Marijuana Breathalyzer

By Peter | January 24, 2019

Cannabix (BLO:CNX) is a Canadian company which is developing a much needed “Marijuana Breathalyzer”. It will presumably test not only the presence of THC in a subject’s system but also the concentration and recency of consumption to ensure they’re within legal limits. Devices for testing THC in a subject’s system are available such as the…

Lenovo Yoga 730 15" Review

Lenovo Yoga 730 15″ Review & Issues

By Peter | January 18, 2019

Quick summary: Good components but below average build quality and a known issue with a garbage Wifi card which you will need to replace yourself or send the computer back to Lenovo and wait 2 weeks in order for them to replace it with a different model card which works well. Learn more below. I…

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.…