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Why Sliders Are Getting Old While Simplicity Stays Evergreen

Sliders and carousels… are we the only ones who find them a bit annoying? A message, beautifully decorated and enticing, passes by. Before you can admire the design, let alone read the text, the message is gone. Just like a waiter at a high-end event dangling an artfully made dessert before moving on to the next table.

Sliders have become ever more popular, with almost each upcoming website choosing this as their preferred header (or hero element, as it’s known) or at least prioritizing it as an important downpage element. But do sliders serve their purpose? Continue Reading

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What essentials should be included with every website?

When you buy expensive items like houses, cars, and electronics, you expect certain things to be included with your purchase. Ample storage space and speed should come with a computer so that it can perform fundamental duties. Dwellings should be up to code with heating and plumbing. And new automobiles should include climate control, airbags and a quartet of tires.

What about when you purchase a new website? Just like above, you should expect specific features to come with it, especially since the internet is always adapting. At Hub & Spoke, a marketing agency and web design firm, here’s some of what you can expect. Continue Reading

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The Top Digital Trends for Non-Profit Organizations

Based on data from 2016’s Fundraising Effectiveness Project, non-profits saw a small rise in revenue (5.3%) and donors (2.0%) in 2015. Despite that, bigger increases are something non-profits with empty pockets would welcome.

One way to do this is to make sure that your web and marketing strategy, a cornerstone of donor and stakeholder engagement, is keeping up to date with the latest. So, what, then, are the current non-profit digital trends?

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Is it time for a website refresh?

Your website might have been innovative years ago, but today, it may be outdated.

Your site is usually where you make a positive first impression to potential clients, or for those researching further into your organization. If someone interested in your services visited your site today, would they see a modern platform or something that looks like it was made with GeoCities in 1996?

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Here are some of the most common reasons clients often turn to our St. Louis web design and development for help. Continue Reading

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Hub & Spoke’s web design nationally recognized with Healthcare Advertising Awards

Hub & Spoke, a St. Louis marketing agency that specializes in helping clients find focus through unique design and branding, was recently honored with two Gold awards at the 34th annual Healthcare Advertising Awards.

“Hub & Spoke has worked with medical and healthcare clients since our founding, and we’re honored that the work we’re doing is now receiving national attention,” said Dak Dillon, creative director at Hub & Spoke. Continue Reading

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