Archive for October, 2013

What I Learned: SEO

Before I was employed as a full-time SEO specialist, I knew a bit about SEO. I knew that you needed to have your page titles straight, your URLs tailored to keywords, the on-page content needed to be relevant, filled with keywords, internal linking, and that you needed to be concise. What I didn’t know was […]

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Site Launch

Hey everyone, welcome to the new and improved Kotsy’s Designs website! This is a website for me, Cody Kotsopoulos, to both display my design portfolio- as well as offer up my services on a freelance basis. If you are interested in having a website done, graphic design made, SEO, or whatever the case may be… […]

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Google AdWords Certified

While working at Jena Communications, another one of my tasks was to become Google AdWords certified. I did it, but it was tough. It required a lot of studying… a lot. I did get the job done though and I have been AdWords certified since June 11th, 2013 when I passed both the Advertising Fundamentals […]

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Roger & Sons

When I was given full-time employment at Jena Communications, I was put in charge of SEO for the company. My main area of work/client was Roger & Sons. They are a restaurant equipment distributor located in New York. There was a total site re-design done (which can be seen here)  and a proactive SEO campaign […]

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Pocono Family YMCA

The old Pocono YMCA site was on a CMS (Joomla?) and was extremely boring, plain, had no branding, etc. Also, the workers at the YMCA had troubles updating the site. My task was to create a site that conformed to the “YMCA Style”, and was able to be updated by workers at the YMCA itself. […]

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GP Machine Tech

My farthest reaching client yet- San Diego, California. GP Machine Tech makes parts for machinery. I was approached to construct their website around 2+ years ago. I had to do a couple of designs for them, but eventually I met their needs and we were able to go forth and launch the website. This website […]

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Chris Kotsopoulos Online

The official website of former NHL defenseman, Chris Kotsopoulos. The goal of this website was to convey information about Chris’ career, current endeavors, include a small store, and more. There actually has been a decent amount of autograph purchases from the site’s store- which is always good for both the client (and myself, since in […]

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Tombstonez

This is a website that was designed for a person who has a small/home business. Tombstonez is a unique take on stones that are left on grave plots for our lost loved ones. The design was simple, but effective. This is what the client wanted and was within the smaller budget of this website. This […]

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Bits & Glory

Bits & Glory is one of my personal websites for classic gaming. Some people from online, and a bunch of my friends, gather up on our website/forums and play in Tecmo Super Bowl [NES] leagues online. This website design is a splash page that leads you to everything you’d need for Bits & Glory. Site […]

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Players Choice Tours, Inc.

This is a site that was also done on WordPress’ CMS. It is a new site that has an affiliation with the Aruba4u / MCM Tours site that’s also in my portfolio. I gave this one a tropical look and it has a ton of content that needed to be correctly added & sorted out. […]

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