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Top 5 Reasons For a Website Redesign

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Top 5 Reasons For a Redesign Website technology Is out of date It’s not mobile friendly Your website is made up of 75 percent images, 25 percent text Your business has changed focus Does it align with company goals The design process is something that all designers follow even though it varies from one designer to the other. The process also depends on the type of a design project you are working with. There are several steps that business owners can take to ensure that their website redesign is successful and on time. This includes doing appropriate research, setting realistic expectations, overseeing the design process, and measuring your goals. Research & Set Expectations Although a good web designer will also do their own research, it is just as important for your company to do so as well. Your research should be preliminary and the results…

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Why the SEO game has changed

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Why the SEO game has changed There is a tremendous amount of noise around search engine optimization and how it has become “impossible” to utilize this channel as a viable means for scaling your business. It’s not impossible. But the SEO game has changed over time with the tidal wave of algorithm updates. Those quick SEO tricks of yesteryear will no longer provide a large amount of visits to your site. The rules of the SEO game have changed and will continue to evolve. It’s no secret that it was easy to game the algorithm a few years back and attain rankings that were likely not the most relevant answer to a person’s search query. You could garner a ton of visits with a handful of blog comment links and some keyword stuffing — but in reality these visits likely…

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Be an SEO Star in 4 Simple Steps

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Be an SEO Star in 4 Simple Steps You’ve heard it here before: Search engine optimization (SEO) is crucial to popping up in Google’s holy grail of search results. If you’re still unsure how to tackle SEO (and bring many more eyeballs to your site), start here: STEP 1. Use Targeted Keyword Phrases. To land near the top of Google’s search results, you need to get granular in your metadata (which is how the engine tracks your site). The meta title is the blue headline in your search results, the meta description is the grey text below it. Make sure both of them (and your URL) have the same keyword phrase. STEP 2. Master the Google Keyword Planner. The free tool shows you how people search. If you’re a cleaning service, instead of targeting something huge like “cleaning services” (which…

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Images of Fort Monmouth circa 1930 from The Graphics Guy

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Early images of Fort Monmouth You can clearly see areas of Eatontown, Little Silver, Oceanport, Monmouth Beach, and Sea Bright is several of the graphic images of Fort Monmouth. The Images of the military installation were taken in the 1930’s. The installation began with the lease of a defunct Monmouth Park Racecourse (later re-opened at another site in 1946) by the Army for a training site for officers. The location near Eatontown, with rail sidings out of Hoboken and proximity to the port of Little Silver was ideal. Known temporarily as Camp Little Silver, it was renamed Camp Alfred Vail shortly after in September 1917. The Chief Signal Officer authorized the purchase of Camp Vail in 1919. The Signal Corps School relocated to Camp Vail from Fort Leavenworth that year. The Signal Corps Board followed in 1924. In August 1925 the…

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Some of My Best Graphic Design Work

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With 25 years of professional in marketing and advertising, Robert Hazelrigg has worked for some of the world’s largest companies and recognized brands. Bellow are just a small handful of projects I enjoyed designing.” – The Graphics Guy Design Gallery Thank you for looking. Robert Hazelrigg Lead Creative The Graphics Guy 126 Whalepond Rd. West Long Branch, NJ 07764 732-513-6807 rhazelrigg@gmail.com www.roberthazelrigg.com Creating more business for your business

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New Design Trends for 2015

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They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but let’s be honest … a pretty cover doesn’t hurt when it comes to your marketing. That’s why — whether you’re creating lead generation content, social media content, calls-to-action, or infographics — your marketing materials should always be as visually appealing as possible. Great design always wins over a weaker design and visual communications has never been more important then it is today. That said, here are a handful of design trends that The Graphics Guy of West Long Branch NJ feels will drive better RIO in 2015 1. DYNAMIC WOMEN Unique lifestyles. Original looks. 2015 is all about the interesting female. Instead of cliché, over-idealized images, we’re saluting original, surprising women — quirks and all. 2. LETTERBOX LOOK Filmmakers got the memo years ago. Now the wide format is all the…

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