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Helping Career Point College With A Website Redesign

Helping Career Point College With A Website Redesign

Posted on Jan 25, 2016 by Tanner Hertzog

We were very excited to get an opportunity to collaborate alongside Cox Media to tackle a website redesign for Career Point College. At first glance, we knew this website needed a makeover, and we were full of ideas on how to revamp their site and promote further success for Career Point College. To begin with, they were managing multiple websites that essentially had the same information on them. So right off the bat, we knew we needed to not only develop an updated website, but also to create a way for students and prospectives to access information in a single location.

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The State Bar of Texas Website Redesign Project

The State Bar of Texas Website Redesign Project

Posted on Oct 27, 2015 by Tanner Hertzog

The Situation:

The State Bar of Texas sought out help from our team here at HMG to revamp its online presence towards its members (lawyers) and public citizens. The site has always strived to serve as a community resource: the first place that bar members and the public go for information about Texas lawyers, the State Bar and laws in Texas. With that in mind, the goal for the redesign was to enhance the overall user experience, simplify the current web offerings and enrich the member/public value.

Detective Holmes:

We began the project with a thorough discovery phase where the requirements of the project were defined in greater detail and then the initial strategic and creative direction was established. This phase also involved an analysis across the existing platforms and performance of the State Bar of Texas website. We preformed a complete review across all available site traffic reports, dashboards, heat maps, and log files.

We also focused on the analytics of two primary factors: visitor site behavior and demographics. This analysis brought to life how users are finding the right bits of information and how we can make that process smoother and more efficient. The demographics told us who our core audience is, thus allowing us to take this into consideration as we approached the redesign.

As part of the discovery phase, we preformed an analysis of which ad placements and approaches had and had not worked in the past for the previous site. Later on in the project we balanced our findings against the user experience and visual design of the site to create the best possible ad placements without jeopardizing the consumer’s usage of the site. Continue Reading →

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#2: Customer Driven Design

#2: Customer Driven Design

Posted on Aug 07, 2015 by Tanner Hertzog

In case you missed it, we have been counting down our top 4 metrics for a successful website and website redesign. Starting at number four, Optimize Your Site For Social Media, then following it with the importance of Incorporating Appropriate and Relevant Content, and now leading up to our newest post: Customer Driven bulldog infographics Design!

One of the most important things your website needs to accomplish is connecting with your target audience. After all, what is the point of having a website if it doesn’t provide any value to your business? We have been discussing many ways to improve your current website to adhere to your target audience by adding relevant content, integrating social media, etc… The reason we mention those first is because they all factor in to our next metric: Customer Driven Design. It sounds simple and obvious, but you would be amazed at how many websites are designed without a deep and solid understanding of their target audience and how they navigate the web. To help you get a better understanding of what exactly a customer driven design means, we have offered up some special “tips.”

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What Are The Key Metrics For A Successful Website?

What Are The Key Metrics For A Successful Website?

Posted on Jul 16, 2015 by Tanner Hertzog

Everyone wants to have a successful website, but finding the right path to follow can be difficult. While you may have plenty of great ideas and goals for your website, you may have no idea how to actually achieve them. Because of this, you should almost always seek aid from a professional web design agency. In today’s digital world, it is crucial that your website reflects the current professional standards in terms of content, design aesthetics, and technology. When redesigning your website, it should contain far more than just a new design. In order for success, it is vital that your new site design and content has been carefully and strategically completed by a professional to optimize achievement of your goals.

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