A Vibrant and Engaging Government Website – Really!

How Talance built a website that's sophisticated, friendly and worth exploring for the Patient Navigator Program in Boston, MA.

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Government websites have a bad reputation. Sadly, it's a reputation that's justified. Just click through a few official templates and you'll see far too many are stodgy, rife with outdated information and a decade behind design trends.

Top 8 Places to Feed Your Inner Artist (Plus, Win a Gift Card and Travel Mug)

Here's a little secret: web designers like to be bossed around. Nicely. Under certain circumstances. They like to be told of your color preferences. They like to know what styles of fonts to avoid. They want to know what things you find hard to use on the web and the things you prefer to visit.

Cheat Your Way to a Professional-Looking Web Project

Here's a little secret many people don't know about building projects for the web. You don't have to do everything from scratch. There are so many tools out there that do the tricky stuff for you, that you really don't have to be an HTML wiz to have a polished looking website.

Here are some excellent tools to help you fake web excellence:

Table Builders

Tables are the nemesis of many well-meaning web worker. They can be tricky to build from scratch, but no need with these.

Web Design Tips for Better Images

[This appeared in our July newsletter.  Subscribe now so you get monthly tasty tech tidbits and special deals.] The more you pay attention to images, the better your website will be. Good graphics make the difference between a webpage that attracts and one that repels. Here are a few essential graphics tips you can follow to make your whole website better:

Refer a Friend, Get $150

Share the love! Refer a friend to Talance, and you'll receive a gift certificate worth $150 for Web or print design. Use it alone as a freebie or save on something big. Not doing any website updates right now? Keep sharing the love by giving the certificate to one of your friends or colleagues.

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