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Ali Taylor BelMarketing Design Studio NJ Olliej317
Oct 11, 2018

Ali Taylor – Bringing Business into Tomorrow

By Lori Draz

Ali Taylor BelMarketing Design Studio NJ Olliej317

Ali J. Taylor | Photo Credit: Eric Sager Photography

The economy is rapidly accelerating, creating more opportunities for growth and expansion in many business categories. As is often the case, it is during times of exponential growth that businesses realize their core tools like websites are not performing at their best. Ironically, rising professionals are often too busy to deal with technology needed to take them to the next level.

But an innovative, passionate professional named Ali Jamar Taylor is single-handedly taking that pressure off many expanding companies. He is founder of BelMarketing Design Studio, and is becoming a leader in helping mid-size companies exceed their goals through growth-driven website design, inbound marketing, and targeted social media marketing.

Taylor’s personal involvement with each client is deep, and he becomes a single source of great concept and execution of the concepts for each business he serves. Read some testimonials at belmarketingdesignstudio.com.

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Ali and his family

Though his standards are high and his work ethic is 110 percent, Taylor is also very close with his family. “I have two older sisters, and my nieces and nephews call me Uncle Mar. I lost my Dad to a stroke in May of 2017. When I decided to start BelMarketing Design Studio back in 2015, he gave me a $3,000 loan which I used to purchase the iMac that I use every day in my business. It’s an ever-present reminder of his confidence and pride in me. His memory, along with my Mom’s strength and love, keep me going on those super long days and nights or those times when I make a mistake.”

Like a real image of believing in your vision, Taylor’s career started with a six-year stint as a barista and shift supervisor at a Starbucks, and some extra hours bartending at a sports bar. He then worked with Indian Antao at Motor Media, which produced events and experiences revolving around cars and music. Some of those events and properties included the Seaside Music Festival, a one-day racing clinic with Al Unser Jr., and a really cool multi-state tour for Phillips Van Heusen and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Taylor moved on to work with Grass Roots Marketing in Shrewsbury, where he was art director and lead designer. He finally took the plunge and decided to work for himself full-time as CEO and Creative Director of BelMarketing Design Studio.

The company produces clean, productive websites designed for growth, and deeply integrate with a company’s sales and marketing. BelMarketing Design Studio offers clients Inbound Marketing, an effective form of organic digital marketing that increases company longevity and strong return on investment. Some of those services include buyer persona and funnel development; blogging and content creation; graphic design; landing page design and lead generation; email marketing, and automation and search engine optimization.

To round out the services, Taylor offers social media marketing to help a business effectively communicate and engage with its target audience. To make things easier, he offers a tool that streamlines all social media marketing needs, allowing businesses to publish content, find real-time leads, and interact with their online audience while building loyal followers and revenue without wasting valuable time.

Ali Taylor Belmarketing Design Studio NJ Olliej317 Man of the year awards

Ali at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society NJ 2018 Man & Woman of the Year Gala

Taylor works with each client personally to design a program of services based on their individual needs and motivations. In a world where everything is being automated, building personal relationships and maintaining relatedness is the core of what he strives to do.

He also owns a second company, Lake Promo NJ, which specializes in promotional advertising products (lakepromonj.com).

His schedule is busy, but Taylor is a self-made professional with an equally strong commitment to giving back to numerous causes and organizations. He is a 2018 Man of the Year candidate for the New Jersey Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and served as a team member for 2016 and 2017. He serves on the Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and has been a LeTip International Member since 2012, and is also a board member of Coastal LeTip (coastalletip.com).

Taylor also has worked for The TEARS Foundation New Jersey Chapter, Team Logan with Little Hearts 2 Big Hearts, and contributes to Covenant House New Jersey.

Taylor is not all business, though. “I love anything related to Superman, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Jameson Irish Whiskey, the NY Giants, ‘Dad jokes’, and any reason to wear a jacket and tie,” he said. “When I can, I try to find time to do sketch and do digital illustrations, as well as play guitar and bass.”

Taylor is a well-rounded and relatable guy, very easy to talk to, and very focused on his clients’ success. For a free consultation, connect with him at ali@belmarketingdesignstudio.com or belmarketingdesignstudio.com/free-consultation. He is also on Instagram @OllieJ317.