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May 30, 2014

Do The New gTLDs Help With SEO? (Hint: Good Luck…)

When it comes to the complicated minefield (or money factory…) of new gTLDs, those of us working in SEO really just have one question on our minds: how will the new .something domain extensions affect search results and rankings? The short answer? They won’t. The longer, more complex one? They might, but no one can […]

Are Facebook Hashtags Worth Doing?
October 30, 2013

Are #FacebookHashtags Worth your Time?

As one of the last social media platforms to incorporate hashtags, Facebook rocked the social media marketing community with the release of their own hashtag feature this past summer. On June 12th, Facebook announced that its users would be able to access larger conversations on their favorite topics through clickable hashtags. The company stated that […]

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June 6, 2013

Won 3 AIGA One Hundred Show Awards – woot!

AIGA The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) serves as our region’s most prestigious juried competition. This professional association for design holds an annual show gala and benefit to honor the best 100 designs in Utah over the past year. This year’s gala took place on May, 18th in Salt Lake City and contained work […]

Mustache contest blog
May 29, 2013

Mustache May @redolive

While we know that the proper month for a mustache competition is March, we here at Red Olive like to shake things up a bit. Having missed the Mustache March deadline, our team decided that the beginning of May was the perfect time to start growing out their mustaches to see who could have the […]

May 28, 2013

Red Olive Increases Workforce by 50% to Keep Up with Demand for Web and SEO Services

Utah digital agency conducts a successful search for the state’s most talented designers, developers and SEO and internet marketing specialists.   South Jordan,UT–5/28/2013–When you produce award winning creative and impactful brand systems you get noticed- a little too noticed. Red Olive’s project queue grew to a three to six month waiting period and the search […]

May 9, 2013

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 2013

What does the Susan G. Komen foundation do? As the global leader of the breast cancer movement, the Susan G. Komen organization has made incredible contributions to breast cancer awareness and research. Since its inception in 1982, the organization has invested more than $1 billion into the search for a cure and the empowerment of […]

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April 1, 2013

The Top Five Elements of Web Design

Full Infographic here In today’s technology driven world, most consumers either prefer to purchase products exclusively online, or look to a company’s website to see if their storefront is worth visiting. This means that no matter how beautiful your location is, you’ll still be overlooked by many consumers if you don’t have the website to […]

March 8, 2013

Is your Old Website Killing your Business?

Your website has just 50 milliseconds to establish a viewer’s first and lasting impression of your company according to a study conducted at Carlton University in Ontario in 2006. For this reason, creating a website that is aesthetically pleasing is an absolute must in order to portray the image you want for your company in […]

Addy2012
February 27, 2013

The Olive scores Gold and Silvers @ the 2012 Addys Show

All three submissions from Red Olive won last Saturday at the 2012 ADDY’s. Latter Day Sweets took a gold for product packaging, and Leef and Ezra Lee both won silver for website design. Thank you for the opportunity to work on such great projects. Congrats guys! We look forward to next year!

Veronica
January 25, 2013

New UI Developer – Veronica Kelly

Veronica joins the Olive with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in Mass Communication. Originally from Massachusetts, she was drawn by the snow covered peaks of the Utah mountains being an avid skier. She joins our already talented UI/UX development department to help meet the demand for CSS3 / HTML5 and responsive web […]

Red Olive Office
January 3, 2013

Red Olive Conference Rm. through the eyes of the iPhone KitCam app

Mike blog
October 22, 2012

Mike Murphy joins the internet marketing team

Mike Murphy has been an internet marketer for over 12 years.  He has excelled in acquiring online leads, e-commerce transactions, and increasing conversion ratios.  Mike’s methods of choice are SEO, PPC, and Social Media.  His past clients have included INC 500 companies, start-ups, and international companies. He is an ROI extraordinaire, loves A/B testing, and […]

September 7, 2012

Utah Internet Marketing with Red Olive

Web Design Web design impacts conversion, it’s that simple. A quality web design means a great user experience, which is more important than ever for SEO. Some SEO-Only firms may hate to admit it, but if your internet marketing strategy is rooted in bad design, your results won’t be as great as they can be. […]

PPC Results - SEO vs PPC
August 22, 2012

SEO vs PPC – An Ecommerce Case Study

The first thing I want to make clear is that you shouldn’t look at SEO and PPC globally in a versus style debate. In most cases, I believe you should utilize both categories of search marketing. This particular case study examined the traffic and conversion differences from SEO and PPC for a single keyword. The […]

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August 17, 2012

Discovery Gateway iOS app launch

We are proud to announce the launch of our new Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum iOS app. The app was designed to be an extension of the  Museum, a fun interactive vehicle to introduce children to the museum and what it has to offer .  The app includes a coloring game, map and gallery of the […]

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