Friday, July 26, 2019

Ellie Mae Encompass and Office 2013, 2016 and 365 - Custom Forms Not Printing

Suddenly, You Cannot Print Custom Forms from Ellie Mae Encompass


This often happens with Microsoft Office 2013 and sometimes Office 2016 or 365

Solution #1: 

1. Open up a new document in Microsoft Word and choose "Mailings" tab at the top of the new document.
2. Then, go to Start Mail Merge and select "Normal Word Document".
3. Close Encompass and Microsoft Word, then log back into Encompass an print a Custom Form.

Solution #2 

1. Open up Microsoft Word and navigate to File then Options.
2. On the General tab, disable (uncheck) the "Open e-mail attachments and other uneditable files in reading view."

Solution #3 

1. When attempting to print a custom doc in Encompass, change the Options drop down box, located at the bottom right of the Encompass Print window, to "Print forms with field IDs".
2. Next, click the Preview button at the bottom of the Encompass Print window.
3. Once Microsoft Word opens up, change the view from Read Mode to Print Layout (lower right corner of the Word document).
4. Close Microsoft Word.
5. Change the Options drop down box, located at the bottom right of the Encompass Print window, to "Print forms with borrower data".
6. Click Print.

Additionally, insert the following into the Registry

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Ellie Mae\Encompass]
"AdobeAPI"="1"
"WordBackgroundPrint"="0"
"UseWordSaveAsPdfAddIn"="1"

Solution #4

Check your Outlook 2013 signature pane or stationary pane. If it fails to open then you have another similar but related issue. fix that first. See our blog story on the failing signature pane issue.


Use the Exchange Management Shell to search the message tracking logs

Track Messages in Exchange 2016


Get-MessageTrackingLog [-Server <ServerIdentity>] [-ResultSize <Integer> | Unlimited] [-Start <DateTime>] [-End <DateTime>] [-EventId <EventId>] [-InternalMessageId <InternalMessageId>] [-MessageId <MessageId>] [-MessageSubject <Subject>] [-Recipients <RecipientAddress1,RecipientAddress2...>] [-Reference <Reference>] [-Sender <SenderAddress>]

Get-MessageTrackingLog
   [-DomainController <Fqdn>]
   [-End <DateTime>]
   [-EventId <String>]
   [-InternalMessageId <String>]
   [-MessageId <String>]
   [-MessageSubject <String>]
   [-Recipients <String[]>]
   [-Reference <String>]
   [-ResultSize <Unlimited>]
   [-Sender <String>]
   [-Server <ServerIdParameter>]
   [-Start <DateTime>]
   [-NetworkMessageId <String>]
   [-Source <String>]
   [-TransportTrafficType <String>]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Example

Get-MessageTrackingLog -Server Mailbox01 -Start "03/13/2018 09:00:00" -End "03/15/2018 17:00:00" -Sender "john@contoso.com"

[PS] C:\Users\Administrator.YUKKAYUKKA\Desktop>Get-MessageTrackingLog -Server yukkmail -Start "07/22/2019 12:00" -End "07/22/2019 13:00" -Recipients "John@yukkayukka.com" -Sender "joejoe@johnsons.com" -EventID "RECEIVE"

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Build Up Your Backlinks with Press Releases and Blog Listing Services

How to Build Up Your Backlinks with Press and Blog Listings

Whether you have a blog or a website, here are some resources for building up your backlinks to help you get a higher rating on google.

Feedspot - Build Backlinks for Your Blogs

Anuj Agarwal's list of top information technology blogs. His IT Tech blog shows content from the top IT bloggers worldwide. You can find any manner of tech info in these 40 blogs.  https://blog.feedspot.com/it_blogs/  Get your blogs backlinked in his list of blogs.

Market Press Release

One free press release per day with the free plan.  These are completely free, as in free with no cost to the poster.  However, you can only post one link, and their sitemap does not include press releases, just top level categories.
http://www.marketpressrelease.com/memberaccountpricing.html

http://www.marketpressrelease.com/Industry.html

http://www.marketpressrelease.com/Industry/Child-Care.html

My own example:
http://www.marketpressrelease.com/Eleven-Dimensions-Technologies-announces-its-new-HIPAA-compliance-service-1564340726.html

A brand new press service:
http://www.bossy-news.com

PR-Inside - 3.4 euro to post one

https://www.pr-inside.com/release_new.htm

Hype News

https://hype.news/en/

Issue Wire - free tier includes just 1 PR

But you have to pay for 2 Press Releases to get a free one upon signup.  The ultimate bait and switch tactic. Not really free at all. It will cost you $21.00 to get their "free" deal.
https://www.issuewire.com/signup/pricingdetails

PRLog - Free press

A truly free press release at the bottom end.  You can pay for extra features. But the base press release is always free. Plus you can get a free business listing on their sites with a link back to your website.
https://www.prlog.org/submit-free-press-release.html#

Example:  https://biz.prlog.org/barewirenetworks/

example:  https://www.prlog.org/12781607-eleven-dimensions-technologies-announces-its-new-hipaa-compliance-service.html

Free Press Release

You get a free press release, but you cannot inlude links in it. It's very stripped down.
http://www.free-press-release.com/pricing-services/

PR.COM

It's not free at all, despite what other may say. It's $60 to $300 for various features. They don't even deserve a backlink on this blog.

OnLinePRNews.com

Another one that is NOT free. No backlink for them here.

PressReleasePoint.com

A blog listing and free press release resource.  https://www.pressreleasepoint.com/ But it's not free. It's $10 to list one.   Nearly impossible to register your company without paying the $10 fee. The register page has many software defects that make it impossible to complete the registration.

Wordpress.com

Another way to get backlinks is to make a free wordpress.com account, add your website and email to your profile, plus add a picture of yourself. Then you use ubersuggest.com to find competitors who have backlinks on other wordpress blog pages, then you go to those wordpress blogs and post a comment with your wordpress.com credentials.  Your link from your profile will likely appear as a link under your profile photo.  Sneaky but very clever.

Write Blogs for Others

Another way to get backlinks is to write guest blogs. Here's a great place to start.  https://www.sitepronews.com/call-for-writers/

Directory Services

http://thalesdirectory.com/web-site-design/77.html
https://thalesdirectory.com/submit/  (free)
https://botw.org/  (not free)

Sources

Found some of these fake free press here
Thales Directory


Wednesday, July 17, 2019

10 Must Have Wordpress Plug-ins

A List of 10 of the Most Important Wordpress Plug-ins


Here's a List of the most important plug-ins to make your wordpress site stand out from the crowd

1. SEO Plug-ins
2. Responsive menu Plug-ins

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Top 10 Free SEO Audit Tools and SEO Boosters

Our Top 10 Free SEO Tools that Every Website Designer Needs


If you are going to build or maintain a website in 2019, you need to audit your SEO periodically, and make sure it's up to today's modern standards. Last year's SEO standards are now obsolete and google has changed things quite a bit. Ok, so we don't have 10 items yet. If you know of some more, please leave a comment below.

1. Nibbler Website Tester

SEO Audit, Headings finder, general website auditor. Immediate results, fresh and clean.
http://nibbler.silktide.com/

2. Ubersuggest

Get keyword suggestions from competitor websites, get backlinks. Usually about 3 months out of date, and quite inaccurate at times. Niel Patel has many more free SEO tools on his website.  His website analyzer tool, and ubersuggest will often give you false results in an attempt to sell you on his digital marketing services. A summary of his free advice for digital marketing.
https://neilpatel.com/ubersuggest/  Don't Be a Free Loader, hire him for something!

3. Creative Click Media SEO Checker

Another SEO company offering a free checker tool. Get a PDF report showing all sorts of things.
https://creativeclickmedia.com/seo-checker/

4. Semrush

many more free website checker tools here.
https://www.semrush.com/

5. Keywords Everywhere

A keyword research extension for Chrome and firefox. It will help you find keywords in google.
https://keywordseverywhere.com/

6. PLAGIARISM CHECKER 

Check your content to make sure it does not appear to be copied from somewhere else.  In my own testing, I found that it would deliver questionable results, and flag things are copied.
https://smallseotools.com/plagiarism-checker/

7. Blackhat vs Whitehat SEO

A great story about SEO and why you should not try to hack it. You will get banned for life.
https://www.twinword.com/blog/black-hat-seo-techniques/

8. Domain Authority Checker

what's your domain authority number? Did google just knock you down to zero?
https://websiteseochecker.com/domain-authority-checker/#arearesult

9. Write A Great Landing Page

A great blog entry on how to write landing pages.
https://elevendimensions.com/building-the-perfect-landing-page-for-your-company-website/

10. Get A Free Backlink In A Business Directory

Backlinks are important, but you cannot get them for free, until now. Here's a place to get one for free.  The California Business Directory is offering free listings with links and SEO features for free. Sign up here.

11. SiteMap Maker Tool

The sitemap maker will produce an XML sitemap for you https://www.xml-sitemaps.com/   you will need these sitemaps for google search console.

12. Free Press Releases to Give Your Free Backlinks

http://www.marketpressrelease.com/memberaccountpricing.html
http://www.bossy-news.com

13.  Google FAQ Pages

Neil Patel suddenly noticed this new google feature on July 30, 2019.  Suddenly his followers were ablaze with it.  It is defined as a list of answers and questions to a topic that is guaranteed to appear at the top of googles search results.  Set your's up at:  https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/faqpage    Test your new page at:  https://search.google.com/test/rich-results?utm_campaign=devsite&utm_medium=jsonld&utm_source=faq-page   many more features here:  https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/how-to

14. Feedspot for Marketers

Get your blog an honorable mention in Anuj Agarwal's feedspot top 40 list.  A great way to get a backlink.  Feedspot

15. Neil Patel's List of SEO Tools

See his comprehensive list of free SEO tools.