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The Effects of COVID-19 on Local Government in 2021

There is no doubt that the coronavirus has significantly impacted state and local government. Since the first stay-at-home order in March of 2020, governments have had to change the way that they operate. In the year 2020, technology was more essential than ever in...

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Tips for Creating a Color Palette for Your Website

Last week’s blog addressed the importance of color scheme in increasing website engagement. We addressed color psychology, visual hierarchy, and website accessibility. We also provided a few handy tools to help you get started creating a color palette for your...

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Increase Website Engagement with the Right Color Scheme

You may not believe it, but your websites color scheme is an important part of increasing website engagement. The color scheme you choose is what catches visitors' eyes and makes a good first impression. By “website color scheme” we mean more than just the color of...

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Case Study: The Municipality of Penn Hills

The Municipality of Penn Hills wanted to update the front-end of their website to a more modern and mobile-friendly design. They also wanted to add some additional functionality, like a pavilion rental feature. And, on the back-end they wanted a more intuitive Content...

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Save Money Designing & Developing Your Website

Designing or redesigning a website for your organization can be an expensive process. That is why many organizations try making a website themselves using a website builder like WordPress or Wix. There are pros and cons to building your own website from a template,...

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Make Online Hiring Accessible

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and we wanted to mark this occasion by talking about the thing we know best, websites. Many organizations include employment opportunities directly on their website with a “careers” page. Others have an entire...

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Update Your Website to Help Staff Work Remotely

Since March, most people have made the difficult transition to working from home. Now, 8 months later, some people have gone back to in-office work, but for many , remote work is the new normal. Because of this new reality organizations are thinking about how to make...

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Key Features to Include on Your Website’s Homepage

​First impressions are important and whether in person or online, you don’t want to make a bad first impression. The homepage of your website is what invites people in and encourages them to explore your website. For many people it may be the first impression they...

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Common Mistakes of DIY Websites

Website builders like WordPress, Wix, Weebly, and GoDaddy make creating your own website easier than ever. That is why so many government organizations try to find in-house or DIY website solutions to promote themselves.  While this may be cost-effective there are...

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Find High Quality Photos For Your Website

​Making your website visually interesting is an important part of maintaining a professional image and creating a good user-experience. One of the best ways to do this if by adding photos to your website. But the question is, what kind of photos can you use and where...

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