I am writing in frustration. I consider my client lucky to have me involved in their project after we had launched, because I undoubtedly saved them from a painful slide in organic ranking.
After the project launched, the client got an "expert" marketing company who "specialized" in their industry to help push things along. After about a week of launching, their website had already climbed to the first page of results for relevant keywords due to my holistic strategy - this is not horn-tooting; it is fact. They were nowhere to be found before my redesign.
I know what I'm doing in the web because I do it every day. I'm a designer with a programmer's-tech savvy, a business man's strategy, and I make it my duty to know what works on the web.…