Google Core Update Struggles? Be Like Mike & Marcus

Is your SERP suffering due to another Google Core Update? No worries, read this piece and learn how to win by being like Mike. And Marcus. More

5 Critical Tips On How to Be an Efficient Remote Worker

Forced to work from home? Don't know what working remotely consists of? We got you. Check out our 5 Critical Tips on How to Be an Efficient Remote Worker.  More

5 Tips On How To Develop a Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance, it’s a trendy new phrase buzzing about businesses. Google it. You’ll find inspirational quotes that are probably posted in everyone’s... More

Is Emotional Intelligence a business game changer?

Question, high IQ or EQ? The answer may shock you. Read our latest blog to find out why.... More

Influencer Marketing: Facts and Fictitious Followers

Influencer Marketing is the sexy, semi-new fad in marketing. Yet is all what it appears to be? More

Part 3: Google Rankings - The Starfish

Want to know how to get higher Google Rankings? Ask them. We breakdown exactly what Google said. More

Part 2: Google Rankings - Content is King

Bill Gates didn’t know it, but when he wrote “Content is King” in 1996, he provided the Google rank playbook. More

Part 1: Google Rankings - Core Updates

Want to stay ahead of the next Google core update so it doesn't hurt your Google Ranking? More

3 Easy Ways To Improve Your Communication Skills

Remember when people would, you know, talk? Communication skills in the communications era are non-existent. More

10 Visual Hierarchy Principles for Designing a Slide Deck

It’s nearing midnight on a Tuesday and the clock is running out. You have an appointment to pitch your new business idea. More

Content Strategy: Websites Vs. Social Media

A content strategy for your website and/or social media page is critical for web presence.  More

The Cannabidiol Conundrum - How To Bank Off The Boom

Cannibidiol, aka CBD, has been taking the world and its marketplace by storm. More

Four Things To Do With Your Brand New Website

Here are four keys to website maintenance you MUST do to stand a chance in the virtual battlefield. More

Want Brand loyalty? Go to the Dogs!

Can we really learn about brand loyalty by observing dogs? Sure. Check out this blog post and see if we did it! More

Web Design Tips: Storytelling On Your Website

Storytelling has been part of our existence before even language. Same is true for your website. This blog will show why it's important, and how to do it. More

Does Experience Equal Expertise?

Does having experience translate to having expertise? Well, not always when you're looking to hire a web designer. Read our latest blog to find out why. More

How to Use Your Logo to Amplify Your Brand

Your brand is far more than your logo. In simple terms, your brand is how your business communicates with its customers and potential customers. That means everything... More

3 Major Myths About Web Design Debunked

For our latest blog about web design, we're going mythbuster-style. Debunking 3 of the Major Myths out there about Web Design today! Enjoy More

What To Look For When Hiring A Web Designer

Choosing a web designer for your business is like a first date. Don't believe me, read this blog on how to hire the right web designer for your company. More

The Do’s and Don’ts for New Graphic Designers

Designers dream of acquiring millions on their own terms. However, there are some hard truths. This blog is about those hard truths. Enjoy. More

The Do’s and Don’ts For New Web Designers

Think you know it all because you have a degree in web design? This blog is about what to do and what not to do if you're a new web designer. More

Graphic Design - How Did They Do That?

Iconic graphics don't happen by accident. They require trust between the client & designer. This is about how memorable graphic design & trust is created. More

Website Design: How the Sausages Are Made

Having a website designed for you can be confusing and tedious. But this blog provides blow by blow details as to how we do website design here at JEG DESIGN INC. More

How Reviews Can Change The Trajectory of Your Business

Some view customer reviews as a platform for the obnoxious trolls to spew hatred. However, they're critical to whether or not your business is successful. More

Your Web Designer Should Be Your Graphic Designer Too

The purpose of this blog is to inform you of the differences between a graphic designer and a web designer. Why in some, not all, but in some cases hiring both could cost... More

Website Security: Why Secure Your Website

Why Securing Your Website May Be The Most Important Thing You Do: In one corner you have Security. To be secure. To be safe. Reliable. Dependable. In the other... More

Assess, Pivot, and Hustle: Graphic Design Career Tips

Thinking about a graphic design career, but petrified of the naysayers? Go to the source, a man who turned his graphic design knowledge into success! More

Should You Hire A Web Designer? Part 2

In the second part of whether or not you should hire a web designer, we examine compliance, custom design, and whether your site is mobile friendly. More

Should You Hire A Web Designer? Part 1

Deciding whether or not to hire a web designer for your website can be painful for some and too late for others. Read this then think about a decision. More

3 Web Design Predictions For 2019

What are the web design trends for the upcoming year that are actually relevant to you & your business? Read this article & make those changes today! More

Data Storytelling: Imperative or Oxymoron?

Data Storytelling Seems As Oxymoronic As Legally Drunk Or Microsoft Works. But First... We live in a world immersed in analytics and analysts. Numbers which are utterly... More

Drag & Drop Programming And Why It Matters To You

Written language was reserved for the arts and/or those who had the means and inclination to dedicate their entire lives the pursuit of knowledge.  #drag #drop... More

Satoshi Nakamoto: Fraud or Revolutionary

As of December of 2017, Satoshi Nakamoto was said to be worth over $19 billion. Making Nakamoto the 44th richest person in the world. Here is the thing though... Satoshi... More

Landing Page Videos: Yay or Nay?

It can be difficult to know what to do when creating or overhauling your webpage. Most of us can determine pretty quickly whether or not we’re going to be... More

10 Great Branding Examples

Not all brands are created equally, but those with the most success have a few things in common. Paying attention to what makes them successful will help you grow your... More

The Great Debate: Fonts 2018

Some people go crazy over fonts. They value the slightest differences in the hundreds of different fonts available to them. More

Mystery Meat, Not for Consumption, Not for Web Design

The first time many of us were ever subjected to trauma was at school. No, it wasn’t the class bully threatening to beat us up, or the schoolteacher who was tyrant... More

Social Media Part 2: Leave Twitter to the Kardashians

On March 27th, 2018, the Connor Family returned to the airwaves as the show “Rosanne” aired for the first time in over 10 years. An initial audience of 18... More

A New Real Estate Website Design Company

Three Business Owners Collaborate to Create a New Real Estate Website Design Company. Real Digital Marketing of Rutland, VT has officially launched their... More

Social Media Part 1

Friday Night, May 10th, 2013, Scottsdale, Arizona. Chef Gordan Ramsey, notorious for his vulgarity laced tirades on the reality tv show “Hell’s... More

Point A to Point B: A Better Way

You have to have a webpage these days, right? But who has the time? And what do you do with the data it collects? One answer is creating a more, user friendly experience... More

Why You Want JEG DESIGN to Create Your Wordpress Site

You don’t know how to design or code a website, but you also don’t want to have to contact your developer every time you want to change an image or add a... More

Rock Your Clients Screens with Bombshell Brutalis

This is not your grandmother’s website design trend, Cupcake. Brutalism is taking the web design industry by storm, and all it is offering is “all... More

Avoiding Common Website Design Mistakes

A great website encourages site visitors to interact with your content and improve engagement rates.  More

Ways to Revitalize Your Aging Website

Content ages, and the longer yours has been on the internet, the more likely it has lost readers and interest.  More

Designers Are Storytellers

As a designer I help businesses figure out who they are: every business has a reason for being, a reason they do what they do. I help them turn those reasons into... More

Vermont Security Systems by First Line Security

Residential & Commercial Security Alarm Systems - Committed to helping people protect their homes, families and businesses, creating the “piece of... More

A Word About WordPress

You love your website, but even when you need to change just one or two things – maybe even one or two words – you have to call your web designer to make... More

Designing for Something You Believe In

There are many reasons why designers create. It could be a passion for a genre or for working with clients that have the same fundamentals as you do. More

How It All Got Started

I was a freshman fine arts major at Green Mountain College (GMC ) and heard about a design contest Killington Resort was putting on. I decided to enter. It was a... More

Seven Days And No Sweets

Today is my seventh day in a row without a single sweet. It feels great and liberating. I am not going to sit here and lie and say it's been easy, because it's been a... More

The Parallax Scrolling Sites Trend

Chances are you’re attracted to what looks good. What looks great? Bold. Subtle. Simple elegance. Whatever your style, design counts. More

Quality Website Content

Everyone’s a writer. I swear, they are. People are very quick to make this claim, and believe it or not, many of them are. But are they website writers? Chances... More

Hosting Security

You hear the horror stories. Out of the blue, your website goes down. And with it your e-mail. It feels like Armagedon (OK, well not quite, but you get the idea).  More

So You Think You're a Web Designer?

So you want to build your own website with WordPress? It’s free, right? What a great deal! I’ll just write in my text, throw up a few pictures, and voila! My... More

Rebranding Start To Finish

Do you ever look in the mirror and say, “Man, I need a change.” It may be a new “do,” perhaps the wish to lose a few pounds here and there, a new... More

Sweets, Sweets and More Sweets

I have been on a sweets bender the last couple weeks. It's not a good thing. I have come to realize that sweets are my weakness. They are my vice. They consume my mind... More

Buying a Lemon, Moving On

There is nothing worse then buying something brand new, and finding out, the hard way, it's a lemon. I was in the middle of this maddness and it's wearin' me out! More

Change To Live Longer and Happier

Now that I have been back from my much needed vacation, I realized I needed to make some changes for the sake of my business and my happiness. We only get one chance, so... More

Great Design Makes Me Happy

With all the stress that I have been experiencing latetly, it's nice to know design can still make me very happy. More

Winter Makes Me Work Long Hours

The real question here is how much more of this can I take?! The recent "march dump" has really got me thinking about the future and how many more winters I can take in... More

Work Stress, Life Stress and Owning My Own Business

You would think owning your own business would be simple and freeing, and in the beginning it might have felt that way for me. More

Domain Name Registration and Expiration

Because of a "best in the area" referral by my friends over at Phil Tenenbaum's Computer Assistance in Rutland Vermont I was recently contacted by WCAX Channel 3 News to... More

Hackers probe HTTPS weaknesses

HTTPS is vulnerable to attack, and we can expect the situation to worsen over time.  More

How a Web Design Goes Straight to Hell

This is too funny not to share!! I cannot tell you how many times this has happened to me! #SOTRUE #JEGFACTOR More

Where We Were, Where We Are, Where We Are Going

Man oh man, have things changed over the last 20 years. I remember going off to Green Mountain College with one of those Brother word processors. More

Giving You The JEG Factor

These days there are lots and lots of website and graphic design firms, almost too many. Finding one in your area is easy, finding one that fits your fancy, even easier! More

How to Sell That Gotta-Have-It-Gizmo

Let’s say you’ve got a great product but you are far from saturating the market with your “gotta-have-it-gizmo.”  More

Professional Website Design or Do It Yourself Templates

Today I wanted to discuss the difference between contracting with a professional for your website design, development and maintenance versus opting for one of those... More

At-home 3-D printing could save consumers thousands

A follow up on my 3D printing post a while back. More

Facebook Is A Waste Of Time

Facebook is a major waste of time. There I said it. More

Working From The Road

I have been traveling a bit the last couple weeks trying to get a much needed break from the daily grind. Unfortunately that does not always happen. More

Life Is Full Of Unknowns

The last 24 hours have been a roller coaster ride to say the very least. What started out as a great, unreal, cloud-nine type of day turned into a day that really put my... More

Talking on the Internet

In business gone are the days of constant telephone contact with your vendors and clients. With the advent of the internet has come lots of new ways to communicate. In... More

Great App - Waze

So why is there so much buzz about Waze? The company, which initially launched in Israel, provides crowdsourced information. Users can wave their hands over their mobile... More

Shared vs Dedicated Web Hosting, cPanel, E-mail

Okay this is it! This is the final blog post in my web hosting series. This final -  PART 3 - will cover the topics listed below. So, let’s not waste another... More

Bandwidth, Statistics and DNS Made Simple

I do believe it’s time to continue our talk about web hosting companies and the services they provide.  If you arrived “late to the party” and... More

Website Hosting, What Is It, Who Needs It and Why

Once you’ve made a decision to establish a presence on the Internet by developing a website for you or your company there are lots of decisions that you will need... More

Doing It Your Way

Here are a couple of questions for you to think about. Do you have a passion or talent that you wish you could spend more time doing? Do you think about the “what... More

Do I Really Need A Logo For My Business

Since I just revamped my JEG logo I wanted to share a little information about why I think it’s important for you to seriously consider having a custom logo... More

3-D Printing - What Is The Buzz All About

Staples has now started selling 3-D printers. Interesting. I am having a hard time figuring out the benefits of a 3-D printer in the first place. More

Facebook Phone Is For Junkies

Do I really need Facebook Home on my phone? Not sure that I do. More

3 Common Browser Misconceptions

I’m always trying to stay on top of the latest Internet news and found this article entitled, “3 Common Browser Misconceptions explained” informative... More

The Time Has Come To Be Alive Again

Today is the day! After months of creative thinking and planning J.E.G. Design, Inc.’s brand, spankin' new website is launched! With our totally revamped design,... More

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