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Busting Website Myths: Installment #4 - Icons Enhance Usability

by Uriz Goldman
01/10/2017

Website trends come and go, but some old-school best practices endure well past their expiration and age just as well as cheap wine or day-old bread.

Our Busting Websites series helps agencies find a better path to website usability and relegate outmoded myths to the rubbish of heap of history. Our certified User Experience (UX) expert, Uriz Goldman, takes on a new UX myth this week – icons enhance usability.

Top 10 Vision Blog Posts in 2016

by Tom Humbarger
12/29/2016

As 2016 wraps up, we want to take a moment to share the top 10 most viewed blog posts from our Vision Blog. Overall, we shared 44 blog posts in 2016 covering topics including: Best Practices, Usability, User Experience, Content Strategy, Analytics and Accessibility. 

Enjoy the walk down memory lane, and stay tuned for more great content and thought leadership content from Vision in 2017! And best wishes for the New Year.

Busting Website Myths: Installment #3 - Multiple Navigation Paths are Confusing

by Uriz Goldman
12/15/2016

Website trends come and go, but some old-school best practices endure well past their expiration dates, and age just about as well as your middle school mullet.

Busting Website Myths: Installment #2 - The 3 Click Rule

by Uriz Goldman
11/30/2016

 Website trends come and go, but some old-school best practices endure well past their expiration dates, and age just about as well as your middle school mullet.

Busting Website Myths: Installment #1 - No One Scrolls

by Uriz Goldman
11/03/2016

Website trends come and go, but some old-school best practices endure well past their expiration dates, and age just about as well as your middle school mullet. At Vision we encounter tons of incorrect, out-of-date and flat-out wrong-headed “best practices” as we consult with customers across North America. It’s time to put these website myths, and the bad user experiences they foster, to bed.

City of Eden Prairie Hosts Vision's Innovation Academy 

by Tom Humbarger
08/29/2016

The City of Eden Prairie, Minnesota hosted Vision's second Innovation Academy of 2016 on August 25th at the Eden Prairie City Center.  User Experience, Content Strategy and Analytics were the key themes of the Academy.

Top 10 City Website Requests

by Tom Humbarger
08/09/2016

People visit city websites to perform tasks. What’s the best way to serve citizens visiting your website? Understand what they’re looking for, and make it easy for them to complete their tasks.

Visit Vision at NACo and Discuss How User Experience (UX) Analysis Helps You Create a Strong Online Presence

by Tom Humbarger
07/21/2016

The National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference will be held in Long Beach, California this weekend. Please stop by and visit with the Vision team in Booth #638 to discuss how to create a strong online presence for your county.

Vision Holds First Innovation Academy of 2016 in Mesa

by Tom Humbarger
05/20/2016

User Experience, Content Strategy and Analytics were the themes for Vision's first Innovation Academy of 2016 hosted by the City of Mesa and held at the Ikeda Theater in the Mesa Arts Center on May 19th. Vision’s Innovation in Online Government Academies are regional conferences that connect local government agencies with their peers to learn industry best practices, trends and strategies to help them maintain a website that serves, informs and engages residents.

Do You Know The Most Popular Pages on Your Local Government Website?

by Tom Humbarger
05/05/2016

Everyone expects the top content on a local government website to be about jobs, events or police - but for many of our customers, the results are quite surprising. In this post, we highlight several "surprising" pages that broke into the top 10 recently illustrating why it is so important to understand the uniqueness of your community and dive into the analytics for your own website.

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