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SSL: Not Just for E-commerce, Database or Member-driven Websites Anymore

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
SSL: Not Just for E-commerce, Database or Member-driven Websites Anymore

The web is experiencing another growth-spurt/growth-pain moment. Late last year, Google, in an attempt to make the web a safer place, introduced an algorithm that seeks out the SSL certificates of websites.  This Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a standardized protocol that allows for a secure and private session between you and the website you are viewing. This Spring Google announced that they will begin favoring sites that use SSL in their search engine.  By default, penalizing sites that don’t.   

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Website for a Psychologist - A Clean Design for a Piece of Mind

Monday, March 20, 2017
Website for a Psychologist - A Clean Design for a Piece of Mind

Dr. Peter Maduro, a client since 2004, finally accepted that his Flash site was no longer serving his online marketing needs. In preparation for building him a new site, I asked him to refer me to another psychologist website which had a design, layout and functionality that he felt could best represent him. His reference site turned out to be an excellent choice as a model for us to design his own new website. 

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Customized Client Solutions Using Business Catalyst WebApps

Monday, January 23, 2017
Customized Client Solutions Using Business Catalyst WebApps

Websites often have the responsibility to present it's content in a manageable and easy-to-find manner. When there is a great deal of content, there are two issues that arise: First the owner of the content may find themselves overwhelmed with having to manage the lot of it, and secondly the user of the site may find it difficult to find what they need to find. Here at IAMTEEJAY, we use Business Catalyst as the foundation for our clients' websites with substantial content management and content creation needs. Allow me to share some additional insight into what the tool is and what it can be used for: 

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Building a Website for a Los Angeles Building Contractor

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Building a Website for a Los Angeles Building Contractor

John Stone, Owner of STONE Construction Company in Los Angeles, CA came to me to build a new Business Catalyst website to boost his brand name recognition and improve the visibility of his company in search engines.  As an integral part of his new site, catering to John's need to maintain a gallery of work himself, I developed a great tool using the Business Catalyst WebApps framework.  The customized Web App will allow him the control to easily create, maintain, update and catalog his portfolio of before, during and after photography so visitors can see some of the amazing home remodels and commercial developments he's completed for his clients. 

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Wheel Concept Rolls in with a New E-Commerce Website Request

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Wheel Concept Rolls in with a New E-Commerce Website Request

In collaboration with strategic partner, Dan McNulty of MC Brand Studios, I welcome new client Michael Horowitz from Wheel Concepts of Camarillo, CA to the studios of IAMTEEJAY. Wheel Concepts has been the industry leader in decorative chrome plating for the automotive and aftermarket wheel industries. Since 1977, they've been providing both chrome-plated and OEM alloy wheels and wheel accessories across the US and internationally. One of the keys to their success is having their inventory readily searchable in their vast factory OEM Core Bank consisting of thousands of wheels. Unfortunately, their current website on the WordPress platform with its WooCommerce plugin has become defunct and inoperable.  They have requested a better solution for their online sales and marketing needs.
 

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Episcopal Impact Fund: A Website Design for Yet Another Bay Area Non-Profit Organization

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Episcopal Impact Fund: A Website Design for Yet Another Bay Area Non-Profit Organization

My most recent non-profit project was with The Episcopal Impact Fund, formerly known as Episcopal Charities. The Episcopal Impact Fund focuses on the root causes of poverty in the areas of Education, Health and Wellness and the Environment. Inspired by the teachings of the gospel, they share a vision of a world without poverty. They support organizations that are located within the geographic region of the Diocese of California, the Episcopal Church in the San Francisco Bay Area both financially and through mentorship and guidance.  

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A Website for These Political Times

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
A Website for These Political Times

It has been a crazy election year with much ado and fear to go around. With that said, my client Eileen McDargh, Award-winning author, CEO of The Resiliency Group, and her colleagues, Aspen Baker and Charlotte Ashlock, decided that they needed a True Leader Creed.  

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Going Green with a Website for an Environmentally-conscience Community

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Going Green with a Website for an Environmentally-conscience Community

Thanks to Tony Carlson of Tech-Hero and Amanda Platt of California Association of Resource Conservation Districts, I have had the privilege of designing and developing a website for the Elk Grove Greener Gardens Project a few years back. After 5 years of assisting them with the maintenance of and updates to the site to showcase their annual Greener Gardens Tour, I have been able to improve upon my initial efforts so that these updates are made with much less effort.  

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Getting Fit with a New Website for 360 Fitness Superstore

Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Getting Fit with a New Website for 360 Fitness Superstore

I welcome Alex Krichevsky of 360 Fitness Superstore into the studio. Operating two stores, one in San Rafael and another in Walnut Creek, California, his stores carry over 1,500 different types of home and commercial fitness equipment and accessories for your cardio, strength and performance training routines. With over 30 years of experience, they offer personal training, sport performance, and physical therapy services. They also provide same-day equipment delivery, installation, service and repair for individuals with home gym equipment, as well as organizations with commercial gyms at corporate offices and fitness facilities around the Northern California region.  

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The Pub at Chino Hills’ Website Gets a Gastro Pub-style Facelift

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
The Pub at Chino Hills’ Website Gets a Gastro Pub-style Facelift

The Pub at Chino Hills was utilizing a recently developed WordPress site to market themselves. Unfortunately, they found it cumbersome to use when trying to maintain and update their site. Not only, were they unable to keep the content on the site active, the site was also not responsive and their visibility suffered on search engine rankings. 

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