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One of the most powerful tools in a communications team’s arsenal is the call to action (CTA). When used effectively, CTAs are the backbone of a communications strategy, helping to educate your audience and drive them to engage with you in return. Not just for consumer marketing campaigns, CTAs are an invaluable – if often […]

How to Use the Site Map to Manage Your Next Website Redesign

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Building or redesigning a website takes a lot of work. Strategy, planning, research, analysis, decisions, content production, documentation…just listing it all is a little overwhelming. It helps to have a dedicated project manager to define the scope, track progress, and keep the train on the rails. Even a lean team tasked with a small project […]

ONC Selects Spire Communications and Apprio To Redesign HealthIT.gov

Alexandria, Virginia – May 23, 2023 – Spire Communications and Apprio have been selected to lead the effort to overhaul the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) website, HealthIT.gov. The project will streamline and enhance how ONC educates clinicians, patients, payers, software developers, and others as it sets the standards for developing […]

Information Architecture: 6 Best Practices for Government Websites

When 21st Century IDEA became law in 2018, federal agencies faced a mandate to modernize their websites. IDEA sets out baseline requirements to ensure that these efforts deliver better digital experiences for government stakeholders, including citizens. In addition to things like accessibility and security, IDEA calls for agency websites to be user-centered and searchable, and […]