Turkey: A Bridge To Freedom – A family’s journey to escape tyranny & embrace freedom!

 

The dynamic history of Iran has included many glorious chapters, as well as dark ones. The Islamic Revolution of 1979 was one of these dark periods of struggle. This book is one man and his family’s journey to escape tyranny and embrace freedom. Told in his own words, the real-life story of Parviz Hakimi symbolizes the hope that the Iranian people will once again arise from the deprivation of religious extremes.

Written in his own words and filled with photos, we edited his book and designed the cover. GANZ Media was happy to attend his book signing and launch June 23rd.

Click here to check out his book on Amazon!

Love Will Carry On…with Alma Blue Keepsake Jewelry!

Jewelry designer, owner, and manufacturer Nayla Mouannes approached GANZ Media after her previous web designer was unable to complete the site.

Alma Blue offers a unique selection of Memorial Jewelry designed with your memories in mind and hand crafted with love.

Each piece can hold a pinch of cremated remains, a piece of hair, crushed memorial flowers, or earth from a special site.

With a product and brand of such a sensitive nature, GANZ Media researched other competitors in this space, to strike the right balance of soothing colors, visuals, and tone. We believe the end result was a respectful and engaging e-commerce website.

In her own words, the client testimonial says it all:

“I can’t tell you how pleased I am with GANZ Media for their terrific work on my website. Aaron is a true artist who really understood what I was striving to achieve for my site as he was able to fully capture the essence of my company and work his magic. The process was seamless and straightforward and Aaron was a joy to work with. I highly recommend GANZ Media for your web services! Don’t take my word for it – visit almablue.net for keepsake jewelry.”

To see what GANZ Media can do for your website and online marketing needs, please click here.

 

Bridging Associates Bridges the Gap with New WordPress site!

Bridging Associates approached us with a common problem. Their WordPress website had an outdated look and their theme no longer supported security updates.

Old site:

 

Working with it’s founder and Executive Coach Patricia Heyman, GANZ media helped find a new a new WordPress template that worked for their new needs and had a more sleek modern look.

Within a matter of a few weeks a new version of the site launched, complete with enhanced Social Media icons, a new testimonial section, and a snazzy rotating slideshow on the HomePage.

New site:

Check out the new site: http://bridgingassociates.com/

Click here to contact GANZ Media today for your website needs and let us know how we can help you!

GRAND OPENING! Encino Business Royal Gems Jewelry shines with new Social Media Campaign from GANZ Media!

GRAND OPENING! Encino Business Royal Gems Jewelry shines with new Social Media Campaign from GANZ Media!

Royal Gems Jewelry New Facebook Page!

Grand Opening!

Happy Client just picked out Engagement Ring!

A local retail store in Encino, business owner Mitch Garten needed our help. Royal Gems moved locations and needed Social Media Marketing to help launch their Grand Opening, and then continuously on an ongoing monthly basis.

GANZ Media updated their website with Social Media icons to help increase exposure. We performed an online marketing analysis and created new Social Media profiles including: Yelp, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. We updated and added new online directory profiles and launched a Facebook Advertising Campaign.  As of March 2017, we are happy to report foot traffic has doubled and Owner Mitch is quite happy!

Social Media Graphics created by GANZ Media just in time for the Holidays!

Custom Designed Ads for client geared towards                       keeping couples happy!

About Royal Gems:

A custom designed piece of jewelry – whether it be an engagement band, an anniversary gift, or “just because” – is sure to be the most memorable and treasured gift in a woman’s (or man’s) life. Mitch believes that you should not have to settle for mass-produced, “cookie cutter” jewelry when you can own a one-of-a kind creation designed only for you.

Jeweler Mitch Garten has been creating custom, one-of-kind jewelry for more than 30 years. From white gold, to yellow gold, and from diamonds to pearls, Mitch is a master of intricate detail and quality workmanship that will leave you breathless.

His passion for unique designs that reflect each client’s’ individual personality and style is evidenced by his many loyal clients – across California and the world – who refuse to purchase their fine jewelry from anybody but Mitch.

Social Media Success! Bastian Salon Celebrates 4 Years with GANZ Media!

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In 2012 we met the owner of Bastian Salon at our tradeshow booth put on by CBS Radio at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. Like many new retail business owners, they were faced with the challenge of creating an online marketing program.

GANZ Media analyzed their top local competitors to determine a baseline for how other hair salons promoted themselves though both the use of their websites, and social media. We determined which were the most effective social media channels to use, the frequency and type of content used for online promotions, and the most popular and relevant topics being discussed. The competitors revealed not only what areas should be focused on, but showed what was missing, thus giving Bastian Salon an opportunity to differentiate and stand out.

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Using their logo, we setup Social Media Profiles on Yelp, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Then GANZ Media started a monthly social media management campaign. In the beginning, the owner of Bastian Salon reviewed the content we created every 2 weeks (in advance of it posting). Items sent out over social media included: monthly promos & specials, industry news, positive Yelp reviews, and haircuts of happy customers. We came to their grand opening and took photos and a series of YouTube videos. After a trial period, they allowed us to send out content without a bi-monthly review process.

Within 3 months Bastian Salon ranked #1 in the Search Engines for Hair Salons in Artesia. This was even before they had launched their website! At that time the owner provided the following quote:

“I’ve been receiving plenty of congratulatory messages about the salon. I’m enjoying the new “flavor” of our FB posts and tweets. Thanks GANZ Media! Social Media Marketing Plan & Monthly Management & SEO.”

To date, Bastian Salon enjoys 189 Yelp reviews (4.5 out of 5 stars). With thousands of viewers sent to their site every month through social media, and dozens of new clients every month, Bastian Salon is happy with the results. As you can see from their recent Yelp Review for GANZ Media:

“Our small business started out with Aaron from day one. That was nearly 4 years ago. We expanded into a 60% larger space and from 2 employees to 8. Aaron and Ganz Media have been with us all along. Thank you, Aaron for putting the word out there about us!  I really appreciated having your help during our early days!”

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ABOUT BASTIAN SALON

Specialties: Aveda Products, Aveda Color, Yuko Hair Straightening, Anti-Frizz by Yuko

History: Established in 2012.

Bastian Salon originally opened with the idea of being a space where similar-minded artists could create and share.  It wasn’t enough just to “do hair.”  We became a group that wanted to continue learning – to be more and to give more.

Business Owner: Bastian Villarama

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I can hardly believe it’s been 20 years since I started in the hair industry. I’m a 4th gen stylist which includes my mom, sister and grandmother. It really is a craft I am proud to be a part of and my passion for it continues to grow. I worked in our family salon on Guam for two-thirds of my career and trained at the Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, CA many times over the years. In 2010, I trained at the Sassoon Academy London for 6 months in cutting and coloring. What an experience! Still, I wanted more, I was blessed to be able to join the Sassoon creative team as a stylist. My time with Sassoon has taken me to Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Miami. Now, I’m back in the Cerritos area starting a new adventure. I can’t wait to see what the future holds!

Dewey Pest Control launches new Website to support 32 locations!

Dewey Pest Control launches new Website to support 32 locations!

Dewey Services, Inc. owns and operates 32 branches throughout the State of California. They came through a referral in need of a new website, as their old one was outdated and didn’t contain a blog.

We developed a new WordPress website, with contact forms for all 32 branches in Northern and Southern California. Also implemented was an online service form for their reps. Researching their competitors, we developed and inserted SEO keyword titles to boost web traffic. We added request for proposal forms along with an email newsletter sign-up.

We launched a series of blog posts to boost website traffic, and our first email campaign for them containing over 8000 subscribers resulted in a 34.6% open rate!

You can view a live version of the site: http://deweypest.com

Here are before & after screenshots:

BEFORE:

Old Website: Dewey Pest Control

Old Website: Dewey Pest Control

 

AFTER:

New Website: Dewey Pest Control - Dewey Services, Inc. owns and operates 32 branches throughout the State of California.

New Website: Dewey Pest Control – Dewey Services, Inc. owns and operates 32 branches throughout the State of California.

Please contact GANZ Media today to find out how we can help you with your website & online marketing projects!

GANZ Media Launches Press Campaign for World’s first Automotive Dynamic Cabin Pressure Checker

CASE STUDY: Validyne Engineering

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Press Campaign for World’s first Automotive Dynamic Cabin Pressure Checker & More!

We began working with Validyne in January 2013. A World Leader in Variable Reluctance Technology (VRT) and Pressure Sensors since 1968, Validyne contracted with GANZ Media to complete the following:

  • Created 2 Line cards (digital flyers) as a tool for their sales force
  • Developed Social Media Plan & Competitive Analysis to evaluate online trends
  • Conducted Monthly Social Media Marketing & Blog postings
  • Performed SEO Optimized Social Media profiles to boost rankings in the search engines
  • Created a Series of Press Releases including a Nationwide announcement introducing the World’s first Automotive Dynamic Cabin Pressure Checker for the Transportation Industry.

These efforts produced the following:

  • Provided Inbound Marketing Strategies for Website resulting in 120 new leads per month vs. 10 previously
  • Developed Email Campaigns with average 15% open rates and 3.2% click through rates, increased online followers and Social Media reach
  • Press Releases resulted in over half a dozen Magazines & Publications

GANZ Media helps promote jobs for Vets at LA City Hall!

GANZ Media at Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's Veteran Business Summit 2014. Helping to promote jobs for our Vets at City Hall!

GANZ Media at Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Veteran Business Summit 2014. Helping to promote jobs for our Vets at City Hall!

 

GANZ Media teams up with VETBOSS.ORG at Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Veteran Business Summit 2014 to promote jobs for our Vets at City Hall!

https://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/LA-Mayor-Business-Summit.aspx

 

GANZ Media gives presentation on Social Media pitfalls to avoid to local business owners!

GANZ Media gave a presentation this evening:

GANZ Media give presentation on Social Media pitfalls to avoid to local business owners!

GANZ Media giving presentation on Social Media pitfalls to avoid to local business owners!

Many companies approach online marking from a single perspective, offering one or two services with a one size fits all approach. At GANZ Media we offer customized solutions offering everything from Social Media plans & training, customized WordPress websites, email campaigns, graphic design, to providing discounted rates as an authorized Yelp reseller. Contact us today to find out how we can help you!

Check a few highlights from our presention at the Encino Business Networking group:

 

Great group this evening, very dynamic and friendly too!  We talked with business owners about the important use of Keywords or #Hashtags in Twitter, your Blogs, LinkedIn, and now Facebook!

We spoke about the importance of integrating Social Media into your email, and further extending the reach of your content using keyword enriched blogs. Social Media needs to be maintained on a regular basis. Every company should be using Social Media, and if you are going to do it, do it right!

http://www.meetup.com/The-Encino-Business-Networking-Meetup-Group/events/121708022/

Online Marketing: From Social Media to Websites, pitfalls to avoid!

1) Social Media Overview & Tips

2) Email Marketing Tips

3) Website Design: How the Industry has Changed

4) Corporate Videos: How will they help my Business