The Red Olive Blog

News, Strategies, & Humble Brags

December 23, 2009

NewRoads site goes live.

New Road’s Young Adult Drug Treatment Center website launches. This website features jQuery, php, and some good ol fashioned search engine friendly URL rewriting. We’ve also implemented a plugin created by our own Aric B. that generates the nav in "UL/LI" format with the CMS system dynamically. And the navigation works with javascript enabled or […]

December 15, 2009

How is Bing doing?

First off, let me applaud Microsoft for finally getting a good name for their search engine. Back in July I ran the numbers on a few of our sites and Bing was sitting at about 7% of the total search engine traffic. This time I ran the numbers on a sample of 5 of our […]

December 15, 2009

We’re a Favorite Place on Google.

Just another reason why Google is the best. Thanks for the letter and window decal. If you haven’t already, please put your business on Google Maps. It’s free and it takes 30 seconds +-. More and more people will be getting cell phones that are powered by Google Maps. Do it for your customers. Do […]

December 14, 2009

Upper Limit Aviation Launches

Upper Limit Aviation’s new Helicopter Training website takes flight. Website Features: Flash jQuery php Brief History of ULA: Upper Limit Aviation, located in Salt Lake City, UT, was founded in the spring of 2004 by Lois Reid and Sean Reid, her son and business partner, as a single-aircraft flight school operating under FAR Part 61 […]

September 3, 2009

ShapePoint’s Manufacturing and PCB Website gets an update

Shapepoint’s site gets a redesign with parsable text and improved look and feel. Shapepoint is a U.S.-based corporation helping clients from around the globe navigate and manage a wide-array of manufacturing initiatives in China.

July 10, 2009

Google vs. the others

We know google owns the search market, but we wanted to find out just how much they own for ourselves. We took a random sample of 30 or so sites we are running analytics on in various industries and the outcome was a little more google heavy than anticipated. Total Search Engine Traffic: 31,933 hits […]

June 25, 2009

Discovery Gateway signs with the Olive for a kid friendly redesign

  After months of whittling down the list of web design firms with the not only the interactive capability but the usability experience to build an engaging site, Discovery Gateway has made a decision on a firm to redesign thier existing site.  Our design team really digs the opportunity to work on projects that have no boundaries […]

June 4, 2009

SEO – Keyword Variation

Ranking for keywords is becoming an exact science. We have a client that has been in the Folding Table industry for 20+ years. Subsequently they have been in the top 10 Google results for “folding tables” for quite some time. While they have had great position for “folding tables,” they were hanging back on the […]

May 29, 2009

The making of a ginormous Red Olive Lego Logo

Got an extra 12,000 Lego pieces laying around? Have you ever wondered what your corporate logo would look like fashioned entirely out of  Legos?  Go get a few cases of Red Bull and tear down that lame Empire State Building you and your dad put together back in 95 and find out.  Below is a time […]

May 12, 2009

Turning Point Centers – Turns to the front page…

…where they belong. Turning Point Centers and Red Olive SEO teamed up to tackle the search engines for Utah Drug Rehab rankings. After a few short months of focusing on content and code, together we were able to surpass many of the road blocks to top rankings. The top 10 spots for many of these […]

March 12, 2009

SportEar appoints the Olive to develop new site.

Red Olive, a utah web design firm, is honored for the opportunity to design and develop the brand new website for SportEar which is the company responsible for introducing the first Micro Comfort Canal 100% Digital hearing/protection device to the sportsman. SportEar’s products are like none else, they protect one’s hearing while maintaining the ability […]

March 6, 2009

English Toffee Anytime – The best toffee around!

You haven’t had Toffee until you’ve had Toffee by English Tofee Anytime. Typically I only see or eat toffee around the Holidays… But ETA, is true to it’s name. After you taste English Toffee Anytime’s delicious toffee, you will agree that this stuff is great anytime. Our entire office is now addicted to this wonderful […]

February 5, 2009

Parasitic advertising with Google Adwords – Search Marketing Ethics

Every so often we hit Google and check our name to find individuals trading on our mark,  and noticed an interesting twist on the theme.   A  local competitor of ours apparently thinks highly enough of us to run a Google PPC campaign on Red Olive .  Keep up the good work guys. Apparently you can also bid on RED OLIVE […]

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 , […]

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 […]