How to fix “The operation could not be completed” error adding references to Visual Studio 2017

The Issue Using Visual Studio 2017 and attempting to add a reference to a project you receive an error stating “The operation could not be completed”. The Solution It seems that to bring up the Add Reference dialog in Visual Studio 2017 the Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.Interop.11.0.dll needs to be regsitered in the GAC. You can follow these... Continue Reading →

How to copy an entire folder structure without copying the files (tip for starting the new financial year)

Here’s my tip to start the financial year off with some organisation. If you save your important files in a folder structure per financial year, then you will be ready to create that new folder for the new tax year. To save time and keep your filing structure consistent you can quickly copy the entire... Continue Reading →

The Graphic that explains why so many find social media marketing so complex

The following image (courtesy of Buddy Media) show the current landscape of social media marketing. It’s no wonder so many companies struggle with a strategy to harness social media as an effective marketing tool. Click image to view at full size. I’m not here to guide you in the right direction – I don’t know... Continue Reading →

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