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Best Practices Web Design

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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Five tips to improve your WordPress site

WordPress is sweeping the internet as the most popular content management system for websites, allowing users to easily manage and update content while having a great looking design.

This wasn’t always the case, as solutions like Drupal and Joomla once were king, but today, WordPress is the software of choice, powering over 25% of websites.

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Why WordPress rocks as a content management system

What is a content management system anyway?

Simply put, a content management system is a central interface that allows you to publish, edit, organize and delete content from your website. Content management systems (CMS) are most often used on websites that have more than one component: such as sites that offer shopping, a blog and a general news and information area.

CMS makes your life much easier when maintaining a website. While you do have to have some computer knowledge to use a CMS, you do not have to understand HTML or how to code.

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The Insurance Group’s New Blogging Site

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The Insurance Group, the long standing and trusted partner covering all insurance needs throughout the state, came to Hub & Spoke needing a custom website for blogging with built-in search engine optimization.

The new TIG Compliance Curator was designed to help spread news about the health care law compliance to TIG’s clients in an easy to read and scan website. Using a simple color scheme with white space, we created a clean and simple aesthetic that matched the professional image of the Columbia based company.

It’s Not Just About the Design

The second part of the project called for us to update The Insurance Group’s search engine optimization relating to health care laws.  SEO work takes us deep inside websites, reviewing code, analytics and data, helping us find solutions for our clients.

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We believe your website should represent who you are and what you do, intersecting great design with user accessibility. We strive to meet the needs of each client no matter how unique. Contact us today to schedule a meeting or just to talk.

 

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