The Red Olive Blog

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January 15, 2009

Cluster Resources and Red Olive partner for New Venture

Red Olive, a utah web design firm located in South Jordan, recently was hired by Cluster Resources to perform some identity and web design work for their new business venture.  Work that will be carried out will be 3 logos, one for their new sister company, one for the operating environment of their product , […]

January 4, 2009

Red Olive welcomes a new Interactive/Art Director to the team, Brad Hoen

Red Olive is excited to welcome Brad Hoen to the team.  Brad comes to us from the Entity Agency and graduated from UVU with a BFA in Graphic Design.  He brings with him more of that “gotta have it” look we work so hard to achieve in our work.  Not only does Brad accel at interactive design […]

December 31, 2008

Utah SEO Case Study

Local SEO Campaign: 17 Days after launch – Pecks Painting is ranking for Utah terms that they were not in the top 30 for prior to launch. Steps Taken: Re-designed site using more efficient code, improved content organization, blog posting, and directory submissions. Check out their webposition results below: The next steps in this local Utah SEO […]

December 15, 2008

Red Olive launches with a fresh coat of paint…

The Utah residential and commercial painting experts launch their new site – designed by redolive. Peck’s Painting has been a trusted company since 1974, offering truly a “A Better Brand Of Painting.” Check out the new site and take a look at some of their past work in their commercial and residential painting galleries.

December 6, 2008

Red Olive delivers a fresh new look for Mity Lite

Red Olive design, a utah website design firm located in South Jordan, crafted a stunning new look and feel for the wonderful staff at Mity Lite. Mity lite is the leading manufacturer in lightweight tables, folding chairs, stacking chairs, etc.  They came to Red Olive with a goal in mind, and that goal was to […]

December 5, 2008

Habitat for Humanity selects Red Olive for Redesign

Habitat for Humanity, a project that operates solely on donations to build housing for those who could otherwise never afford to have a place to call home. After reviewing the work we had done in the past we sat down and talked about potential, after all was said and done Red Olive has been signed […]

September 25, 2008

Utah Safety Council takes home the National Safety Councils outstanding web design award!

The National Safety Council has awarded the Utah Safety Council website with the most Outstanding Safety Website award of all it’s 47 chapters. We develop web sites for the love of it but an unexpected award once in a while doesn’t hurt either. Thanks again for the opportunity to work on your project guys!

September 15, 2008

The Olive welcomes it’s newest bright eyed talent – Ryan Moeller

Yeah let’s dispense with the most obvious question first, any relation to Matt? Yes Ryan comes to Red Olive from Zions Bancorporation where he worked with ATM software and wasn’t allowed to have razor blades near him. With a background in C++ and a desire to do more than earn vacation time we persuaded him to […]

September 8, 2008

signs of life BY DANIEL RAMJOUÉ

A client of ours, Daniel Ramjoue, will exhibiting his work in the Salt Lake City Gallery Stroll starting Sept. 19 through Nov. If have never been this would be a good time to start a new tradition. The vibrant, dynamic work in Signs of Life is the second series by oil painter Daniel Ramjoué to explore signs […]

September 8, 2008

Logolounge winners announced for book V and we’re in it!

Here are the three logos we designed that will be in the newest LogoLounge V book. The book will be published summer 2009. Heres the letter they sent us. Subject :       Congrats from LogoLounge Congratulations Vince, your work has been chosen. Congratulations on having your work selected for LogoLounge Book 5, the content is exceptional […]

September 4, 2008

Red Olive to run a SEO campaign for top Utah Drug Rehab Center—Turning Point Centers

In an effort to gain a stronger online presence, Turning Point Centers hired the Red Olive Search Engine Optimization team to assist them in accomplishing their goal. Turning Point is located in Sandy, Utah where they can offer their clients the backdrop of the majestic Utah Wasatch Mountains.  In addition Turning Point is equiped with […]

August 25, 2008

Bye Tetris… Hurry and download iPhone Tetris before wednesday!!!

Noah Witherspoon creator of the free iPhone app “Tris” is being sued by the Tetris company over his app. He announced today that he has to take it down due to him being a student with no resources for a court fight. Hands down the best free app in the appstore is now going away, […]

August 22, 2008

Automated fix for SQL .ldf file growing out of control

If you work with MS SQL server and have databases that handle lots of transactions then you no doubt have encountered the .ldf file growing to insane sizes if left unchecked. A large LDF file will result in the web application running extremely slow or most likely just timing out, not to mention affecting the performance of other databases setup on […]

August 7, 2008

Office Oddments: From Stagnant Water Cooler Water, to Otter Pop Addictions

We basically hit upon the next new trend in refreshments for business meetings that we are pretty positive is going to blow minds this summer — Otter Pops. No boring refreshments like colas, water, coffee or peanuts. We hope to have everyone sporting a day glow pop like some kind of radioactive glow stick protruding […]

July 29, 2008

Steel Fabricators S & S Steel Now with New Refurbished Site

The final release of the day that is pretty cool, considering they deal with large metal structures, is our steel fabrication contractor clients — S & S Steel Fabrication. This is a triumph of inventive Flash and graphic design. Very beautifully designed both on the front and back end. The site feel is macho and […]