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Logo Upgrade & Website for Riechers Truck Bodies

Posted on February 12, 2020

Visual Lure recently updated RIECHERS TRUCK BODIES’ logo and built them a new custom WordPress Website

Like so many companies, RIECHERS TRUCK BODIES was using multiple versions of a logo, each different. Different fonts, slightly different colors, etc. We cleaned up their existing logo – adjusting the spacing, making it easier to read, removed “& Equipment” allowing more room for “TRUCK BODIES”, and provided multiple options for one color uses.

In addition to the logo update, we also redesigned their mudflaps and the sticker that they add to every build. Everything now ties together better and looks more cohesive.

Riechers upgraded logo


Professional Photo Shoot

In addition to design, Visual Lure coordinated and art directed a professional photo shoot with the talented Matt Marcinkowski, a premier St. Louis metro east commercial photographer. Below are a handful of his deliverables.

Riechers photoshoot 1Riechers photoshoot 2Riechers photoshoot 3


Custom WordPress Web Design & Development

To finished this project off, Visual Lure designed and developed RIECHERS a new custom WordPress website. The site is fully responsive rendering beautifully on any device, and features a sticky header for convenient navigation, custom post types for their product lines, and an easy to manage store locator.

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Riecher new WordPress website design

Riechers full home page design

Want to see more?

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New Website & Brochure Design for St. Louis Metro East Apartment Complex

Posted on December 3, 2019

New Custom WordPress Website

Visual Lure recently launched a new custom WordPress website for Tamarack Woods Apartments, a luxury apartment complex located in Shiloh, Illinois bordering O’Fallon. The complex is extremely well maintained and managed, and is located right next to Target, Dierbergs, tons of restaurants, and both new Memorial and St. Elizabeth’s hospitals. Interstate 64 access is a mile away, and its proximity to Scott Air Force Base make this a highly desired location – plus they offer military and hospital employee discounts.

Tamarack WordPress responsive Website

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New Accordion Brochure Design

In addition to the design and development of the website, Visual Lure also designed a new accordion brochure for the apartments. The new brochure complements the design of the website and features photography captured by Visual Lure. We also designed the original logo.

Tamarack accordion brochure design frontTamarack accordion brochure design back

New Custom WordPress Website for Ideal Landscape Group

Posted on April 5, 2017

ideal landscape group WordPress website design

Ideal Landscape Group recently contracted Visual Lure to help improve their online presence by redesigning their website. Ideal is a premier St. Louis commercial landscaping company that specializes in commercial groundskeeping, construction, irrigation, snow & ice removal and playground installation. In addition to design and development of the new site, Visual Lure coordinated the copywriting and photography through our strategic partnerships. Cindy Sorgea wrote the copy and Matt Marcinkowski captured the imagery.

The new custom WordPress website features:

  • Sticky navigation (main sidebar and secondary navbar on template pages) for convenient navigation
  • A custom Core Services section with navigation
  • Custom developed section/WordPress post types for the projects gallery that makes it easy to add, edit, organize and remove featured projects
  • Slider style photo galleries that use WordPress’ native gallery for easy maintenance with a stacked image transition on mobile
  • A seamlessly integrated blog with featured image and excerpt landing page
  • Added column structures to expand layout options
  • Search engine optimized for St. Louis commercial landscaping and all their core services

Old Homepage Design:

old Ideal Landscape homepage design

The old website (home page shown above) was extremely dated; at least 8 years old. It was not mobile friendly or responsive, therefor providing a bad user experience on mobile devices. It had a strange layout, all types of spacing issues and dated photography. Over the years, and especially since Google’s “Mobilegeddon”, the site had seen a steady decrease in traffic and drop in organic rankings.


New Homepage Design:

new Ideal Landscape homepage design

The new home page design is now better organized with a much improved flow. The side navigation bar is sticky, staying in place while the user scrolls. This makes it easy to navigate the site, no matter where you are on the page. There is a custom Core Services section (slideshow) showcasing a featured image, intro copy and learn more buttons to drive users to those landing pages. Below that is an Affiliations section that uses a simple WordPress image widget to add, edit, remove or reorganize the affiliate logos.


Website Photography

We had the pleasure of working with Matt Marcinkowski for the new site photography. We art directed a couple of shots, but it was mostly just Matt doing his thing. With some of the locations providing limited photo opportunities, Matt really turned nothing into something great. Below are some samples of the new photography.

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The Results + Organic Search Rankings

Since the new site has been indexed by Google, the (now properly search engine optimized) website has skyrocketed into top positions on the first page of Google for almost all of their core targeted search terms. Currently the website is ranking #1 on the first page of Google for “st louis commercial landscaping”, “st louis commercial landcare”, st louis commercial groundkeeping”, “st louis commercial landscape construction” along with most variations of those search terms. This has led to a solid stream of high value leads for Ideal and they are currently bidding on a handful of projects (leads acquired through the new site) that would pay for the new website 10 times over.


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Balanced Care for Women WordPress Website Redesign

Posted on April 25, 2016

WordPress website Balanced Care for Women

Balanced Care for Women is a team of three OBGYN specialist in St. Louis, MO made up of Laura A. Baalmann, M.D., Holly Hiroko Kodner, M.D. and Donna N. Senciboy, D.O., M.H.A. Their offices are located right off of I-270 on Olive Boulevard.

Balanced Care for Women came to Visual Lure when they wanted to redesign their existing website. Their old website was dated and non-mobile friendly which provided a bad user experience. Visual Lure’s new design was built using a fully custom, search engine optimized, responsive designed WordPress theme.

The new site now renders beautifully on all phones, tablets and desktop computers. New features include a form to schedule appointments, an e-commerce section that allows customer to pay their invoices securely online, a custom admin section to manage staff profiles and a sticky header. The sticky header keeps the logo and navigation at the top of the screen, no matter how far down you scroll, always making it easy to navigate the site. We also added elegant CSS animation effects to give the site a sense of sophistication.

 

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