The Red Olive Blog

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July 29, 2008

Alpine Site in the Bag, Ready to Make Bargain Bankers Happy

Another one of our Utah locals, Alpine Credit Union, is dawning a new online presence with interactive web controls and a cool graphic interface. It’s a sleek radioactive green and black with cool little images, such as the “teen savers” money tree and the soda car with its twist on low calorie loan percentages. It’s […]

July 29, 2008

A Custom Site for a Customer Home Builder – Craythorne Homes

Just like the concept with Craythorne Homes, Red Olive Designers made a unique ‘custom’ looking site that really sets them apart from your typical custom home building site. The site re-design was a little bit of a branding project as well. First off, what hits you is the woody motif. It’s the organic feel that’s […]

July 29, 2008

Paragon Wealth Management Ready to Roll with New Site: Red Olive’s 3rd Installment

It started with a logo, then on to letterhead and business cards, now Paragon Wealth Management is primed and ready to assist the masses with their finances while sporting a new and shiny website. And as everyone knows, there are folks who really need to take a hard look at their portfolios (or lack thereof…[myself]) […]

July 16, 2008

Google Adwords Back with Actual Keyphrase Popularity Figures

Finding out what keywords are being used on any search engine at any given time has proven to be sometimes troublesome for SEOs using free tools online. But now, back by popular demand, the Google Adwords keyword research tool has something more to offer than a lame green bar — actual volume numbers. So for […]

July 1, 2008

Olive Makes your Site Pretty and Wants Everyone to See

What good is a site if it’s not seen? Well, you say, people simply know my place of business and can type the name in Google and It will pop up. This may be true, but have you made sure that you at least show up on the first 10 listings of Google, Yahoo or […]

July 1, 2008

Red Olive Polishes Up Dannon Online Coupon Look

Just another reason to head to the web when you are looking for deals ” print coupons are big time. Dannon’s line of Light & Fit® products are on sale with a quick link and printout of their online coupon ” a generous 1 dollar off coupon that has recently been brushed up by our […]

June 5, 2008

UBI Credit Union Site is Olivized — Prettyness Ensues

Red Olive’s little team of Utah Web Site designers pieced together a big project with UBI Federal Credit Union’s new site design. The site has some neat features not found on many landing pages for credit unions out there in the web ethers. UBI members have some easy to find resources and some cool feedback […]

June 3, 2008

Paragon Logo’s Good to Go

Our friends at Paragon have a sharp looking new logo thanks to our print designers. Out with the old look and on to something a little refreshing. The iconic mountain image — looks cool with the green and white space to give you a snow topped look. The logo will grace Paragon’s stationary letterhead and […]

May 29, 2008

Little About Aaron, the ‘New Guy’

I’ve always shied away from calling myself a ‘writer.’ As a Montana resident, the mountain steppe lands of central Montana to be more precise, any talk of being a writer might get you corralled into a holding pen and forced to ‘squeal like a pig,’ under duress of a molten branding iron. And luckily my […]

May 25, 2008

Aaron Vaughn joins the team, go speedwriter go!

Just wanted to take a moment and formally introduce our latest addition at Red Olive, Aaron Vaughn. World champion soccer player, accomplished writer, SEO genius, and all around good guy. Ok so he doesn’t even play soccer but I will vouch for the rest! Aaron was brave enough to accept the challenge of being our full-time […]

May 15, 2008

If your album makes it on iTunes you’re officially 2 Legit 2 Quit

The musical talent around here just keeps getting better. Our “boo” Merrick wrote a few songs that he performed with David Archuleta which officially got picked up by iTunes this week. You can buy the album Fear vs. Faith on iTunes by clicking here, best $1.98 you ever spent or your money back.  (Do it, he needs the […]

May 5, 2008

Red Olive to Target New Alpine Credit Site Design

Our new collaboration with a local Utah business, Alpine Credit Union, is one of great enthusiasm. It’s always nice to help a neighbor, so our team of Utah Web Designers got busy to meet the goals Alpine laid out for them. So on the agenda was the basic theme — make it simple, elegant and […]

April 29, 2008

What is graphic design (in Utah or anywhere)?

A lot of people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them “Graphic Design” but few ever really understand what that is, this seams to the case with some clients as well. I don’t know if its the way that I explain it or that people just can’t wrap there head […]

April 28, 2008

Red Olive to run a Search Engine Optimization Campaign for Tool Design

Tool Design, a utah high precision machining company, has hired Red Olive, a utah search engine optimization firm, to assist them in reaching their goal of establishing a significant presence within the Search Engines. Primarily in the past Tool Design, a utah cnc machine shop, has relied mostly on word of mouth referral’s, but now with their business growing […]

April 22, 2008

Share it Forward — Olive to Build a Unique Social Marketing Site

Share it Forward centers on the concepts of network marketing, word of mouth referral and business coaching to advocate their service. What better way than to tap into the social network sector online. Red Olive was asked if this can be doable by a site presence. Of course, we unanimously answered. Our best and brightest […]