Five J Design Blog

Why SEO Matters to Your Bottom Line

Posted by Carrie Anderson on Tue, Sep 18, 2018 @ 10:09 AM

Most people have experienced SEO even if they couldn't put it into words or recite what the acronym stands for. Search Engine Optimization is a fancy name for having content on your website that makes it show up in search results pertinent to your business. 

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Tags: SEO, search engine optimization

4 Simple Marketing Hacks For Your Small Business

Posted by 5j Design on Tue, Sep 11, 2018 @ 12:09 PM

Small Business Hack #1

Graphic Design without the degree.

Making graphics for your business doesn’t have to be a challenge. Here are some tips and tricks to keep your small business looking fresh and professional on social media and beyond.

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Tags: Marketing

Get to Know Shelby!

Posted by Shelby Schindler on Thu, Sep 6, 2018 @ 16:09 PM

Shelby is the friendly face behind sales here at 5j. Her talent for meeting people and telling them about what we do, and helping them meet their business goals, is second to none! We can always count on Shelby to help creatively solve problems and add value to the businesses we serve. Learn more about what makes her so fun to work with!

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Get to Know Lacey!

Posted by Lacey Wright on Wed, Aug 29, 2018 @ 14:08 PM

Our graphic designer, Lacey, has a true eye for art whether it's web design, print design, or photography, she can really do it all. You can almost always catch her rockin' a bold lipstick! Learn more about Lacey's lifestyle in this Q&A.

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Best Playlists to Help You Survive Your Work Day

Posted by Cassie Stoick on Wed, Aug 29, 2018 @ 11:08 AM

 Some days at the office are ROUGH. Believe us, we know! But we also know what helps sooth our soul and gives us the boost we need to finish our day strong...(bet you can't guess from this blog title), MUSIC! We want to share some of our favorite playlists with you that we enjoy listening to during all hours of our work day!

**WARNING** Tunes included may cause body parts to suddenly whip, nay nay, or twerk. We are not held responsible for unexpected flash mobs, hearing loss, or broken office chairs.

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Tags: just for fun

Why custom photography is important for your business.

Posted by Lacey Wright on Sat, Aug 18, 2018 @ 22:08 PM
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Meet Zach

Posted by 5j Design on Sat, Aug 11, 2018 @ 13:08 PM
Zach and his family moved from Billings, Montana to Sioux Falls, SD summer of 2012. He brings with him over 15+ years of graphic design / marketing knowledge and experience. After pursuing graphics throughout high school Zach continued his study in Powell, Wyoming at Northwest College. Zach later moved back to Montana and spent the next 9 years working in graphics, social media, and web design. Zach not only brings experience in design but he is passionate about helping others in life and business.

Beyond the computer screen Zach enjoys relaxing with his wife Sarah, three kids and Jack (puggle dog) as well as competing in regional KCBS BBQ competitions. Zach also pastor's   Red Door Church  a local church in Sioux Falls. Read more about Zach below,
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Do you have a good website? Find out how to tell.

Posted by Drew Nolan on Tue, Jul 31, 2018 @ 10:07 AM

The purpose of the website has been changing at a rapid pace over the past 20 years. In the early days, websites were very text-heavy and were purely informational. There was no such thing as Facebook, YouTube, or Instagram; nobody was able to develop a platform to support large beautiful imagery and videos. In 1995, the average website page size was around 14 KB and each page took 30 seconds or more to load. Today the average web page is over 2000 KB, and it loads in just a few seconds. Take a look at early versions of the MSN and Apple websites from the mid to late '90s to see just how far we've come!

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Tags: Web Design, Website

Cause We All Gotta Eat...Avocado Boat Recipe!

Posted by 5j Design on Tue, Jul 31, 2018 @ 09:07 AM

It is National Avocado Day and we sure are excited about it! Who wouldn't LOVE a national food holiday?! In order to celebrate, we let ourselves get lost and a little obsessed with Pinteresting the wide variety of tasty recipes made with this beloved super food. Here is one of our favorites! 

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Tags: just for fun

Get to Know Jake

Posted by 5j Design on Tue, Jul 24, 2018 @ 12:07 PM

Jake is not only our boss man, but the honored founder of 5j! He is the original brains behind our business, creating and building a marketing and design foundation for our team to build on each day. Take a look at these Q&As about Jake that prove bosses can be cool people, too. 

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