I am not typically one to make New Year's Resolutions, but since the timing on my latest challenge works out so nicely, I guess I will this year. I asked for (and received) a pedometer for Christmas, after hearing about the 10,000 steps a day recommendation from my daughter's Girl Scout leader (thanks Joan!).
Articles in Category: 2013
Twas the week before Christmas, when all through Red Sage
Not a creature was stirring, nor turning a page.
The red mugs were hung on the stairwell with care,
In hopes that Ric Paler soon would be there.
A lot has changed in the search engine optimization (SEO) world since I started working with Red Sage. It used to be that the one of the secrets to SEO success was keywords. What keywords you used, how often you used them, and where you used them could often affect where your site showed up in the search results.
Each year Red Sage tries very hard to go above and beyond when sharing Christmas greetings with our customers and friends. We have learned a lot over the years about how to make our Christmas communication activities more meaningful and, yes, more engaging. Here are some of the things we do that have accomplished our goals of making people smile, getting them involved with our team, and helping give back to our community.
Done! Submit! Confirm! … so close, but why is nothing happening? All I see on the screen is a bright red box informing me about an error: “There was a problem with your submission.” After scanning through the online form I noticed that I not only forgot to confirm the crucial information of my email address, but I also have the joy of re-entering all the information I strenuously gathered and entered seconds before.
You’ve all seen the commercial: A busy suburban mom with a young child in the back seat suddenly experiences car trouble that leaves her stranded in an unfamiliar place. With her car insurance agent on speed dial, she and her child are soon rescued and returned safely home by a polite, smiling agent. While it is obvious they are selling car insurance, more importantly, they are also providing security and peace of mind.
I recently had a hiking accident which put me off work for a week and has me working from home for awhile. While I cannot say that the transition has been made with complete ease, I will say that it could be a lot worse. I credit this to the fact that Red Sage has a back-up plan.
Last week, we held design sessions with two clients who both referenced a logo we had designed as a favorite of theirs. It was Magnolia River’s logo that we updated a few years ago. Below you can see their original logo and its streamlined successor.
Ever wonder about the future of the web? More specifically the future of your website? If you do, then I've got an opportunity for you. If you don't, no worries, we've got this. And yes, the title is another 80s reference – extra points if you can name the artist!
One of the first things I do when someone calls me to inquire about our services is ask, “How did you hear about us?” We like to keep track of whether it was our stellar marketing skills or our outstanding networking skills. Advice and tips on both of these skills can be found in prior blogs written by yours truly. Although, I am quite certain that you have already read and memorized all of my blogs. Ahem. I digress.