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New Media Expert who creates websites, graphics, photos, paintings, and motorcycles.
When not running Adobe CS through its paces, I'm riding around on two wheels or turning wrenches in the garage.
Every day is a good one.

Areas of Focus

Graphic Design

My first love has and always will be graphic design. I remember starting out with Photoshop 5 in 1997 and logging the hours to hone my skills, day in and out. Now nearly two decades later, I’m even more passionate about graphic design and continue to produce pieces for both digital and print mediums on a weekly basis.

Web Design

Web design has seen so many trends come and go over the years but one that’s here to stay is device-responsive sites. Far gone are the days of 1024×768 desktop-only experiences. After heading up Arlington County Government’s mobile-friendly relaunch in 2011-2013, I continue to emphasis this aspect of the online presences I create for organizations, individuals and small businesses.

Photography

With a camera in my hand since I could walk, capturing the scenes that capture my attention has become second nature. I’m grateful for the opportunities to not only document my adventures in travel, business, and motorcycle restoration, but also provide high-profile organizations with executive headshots and more.

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Social Media

twitter_cell_phoneI’ve been connecting organizations with their audiences online since the days when vBulletin forums were king. Now with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more in the palms of millions, I help brands tell their stories and engage with users via unique and transparent social media presences.

Accessibility

headphonesSince completing Knowbility’s 508/ADA accessibility training and subsequently winning their AIR (Accessibility Internet Rally) Houston competition in 2005, I’ve been on a mission for over a decade now to ensure content is available for all users. Best practices are at the core of what I do and preach.

Podcasting

old_school_microphoneSince streaming a successful punk music show in 2001, I’ve been putting my voice online in one way or another. I currently do sports podcasts in which I breakdown and analyze upcoming mixed martial arts matches, found on YouTube and Soundcloud. The future is bright for podcasting and it becomes more and more accessible.

Latest blog posts

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Featured in “The Ultimate Guide to Local SEO”

I recently connected with Linkdex’s Lisa Lacy to share my tips on successful business promotion via locally focused search engine optimization. Many small operations ingore or aren’t aware of the impact even a small, consistent amount of online effort can benefit sales. Review my strategy for new and older businesses alike, at Lisa’s helpful post.

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Featured in “How to Become a Better Project Manager”

I had the pleasure of speaking with Workfront.com about what goes into being a successful project manager in these modern times. It isn’t easy, but you can make strides in this often overlooked area of organizational momentum by implementing some of the tips I shared. Hint… stop having so many drawn-out meetings. You can visit […]

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Featured in Docurated’s “Key Metrics to Measure Content Marketing Success” Article

I recently had the pleasure of talking with Angela Stringfellow from Docurated.com, about where content marketers should be looking when exploring their analytics. There are so many sets of data at a webmaster’s fingertips that it can often be confusing for newcomers to know what to value most. In my opinion, the two top metrics to […]

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Testimonials

As a small business just getting started, Grayson has been wonderful to work with in getting our online presence known. The website he developed for us was not only functional and secure, but beautifully stylish and creative! Always friendly, Grayson provides consistent high quality customer service that has definitely saved us time and money by allowing us to focus on other aspects of our business as we grow. He has helped White Rock Consulting rock!

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Teresa Dunin

With very little direction and a very limited budget, Grayson created a website for us that was both functional and highly efficient in conveying our company’s product. He took our limited direction and manifested something in which we could not. I will not hesitate to utilize Grayson for any of my businesses website needs in the future.

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Dusty Henderson

It’s been a blast to have this gentleman re-design our site and provide the high-quality, professional photographs we needed to take our business to the next level in such a competitive market like Washington, D.C. Grayson provides superlative customer service while creating the finest pieces we’ve seen come out of a local firm. We’re on his Platinum Plan for maintenance, and plan to stay with him for many years to come.

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Thomas Jorgensen
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Quotable

"One does not accumulate but eliminate. It is not daily increase but daily decrease. The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity."

-Bruce Lee