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Australian website content and information architecture agency to transform your digital communications
Icon Agency partners with content leads and communications and marketing teams to co-design and deliver category-defining websites, intranets and digital services.
From content and governance strategies to best-practice writing for the web, our in-house team is ready to transform your digital communications into a more usable, manageable and accessible service.
Our team includes seasoned content strategists, writers, editors and producers with extensive experience working on corporate and government websites.
What is a website content strategy?
Website and intranet content strategies guide the creation and administration of copy, imagery and rich media housed on your website, intranet or extranet. They also inform the structure and flow of websites, as well as their tonality and brand.
Content strategies are underpinned by a deep understanding of both your organisational and customer needs – with stakeholder and customer engagement, brand purpose, user requirements and tone of voice all influencing the legibility and usability of your website.
Icon’s digital content and website strategy services
Icon can help gather and facilitate internal and external workshops to help formalise organisational intent, user types and cultural requirements – connecting needs, content and messaging requirements into a content and communications strategy. Our team are experts in working with vulnerable audiences, people of all ages and abilities, and CALD and LOTE audiences.
Content strategy development
Having a well-researched and clearly defined strategy in place will aid in the reasoning, creation and management of content across your digital ecosystem. It will bring efficiencies to content generation and ensure quality outputs that enable you to meet strategic goals.
Data collection and analysis
Additional insights and patterns can be mined though sources such as Google Analytics and other third-party tools. Quantitative analysis and qualitative or observational tests are used to validate our work.
Card sorting is used to help design and evaluate the information architecture of a website or digital platform. We ask participants to organise topics into categories using online tools and automated processes via Optimal Workshop.
Tree testing information architecture
User-based tree testing helps organise and evaluate website topics, giving you real-world insights help to validate a more intuitive information architecture.
Content flows and journey mapping
Creating relevant and accessible content for your website, based on unique user types and tasks, helps visitors find and consume content specific to their needs. We trial, test and improve content flow through interactive prototypes, also known as wireframes.
Adding content into a new website is a big job. Our team can assist with custom migration scripts or manual migration into a CMS. We can also help set up and configure tools like Gather Content to help teams map, write, edit and approve content.
Content governance and publishing workflows
Know the who, why, where and when of publishing content. No more confusion amongst teams or misplaced and out of date content on your websites and digital platforms.
Writing and editing for the web
By knowing your audience, your team will know who they’re producing content for. We can provide training and guidelines to ensure your content creators consider education levels, sector types, user types and language needs when producing content.
Tone of voice and writing guides
Every organisation has a purpose. Clearly express yours through the use of a formalised tone-of-voice guide for your writers and suppliers. We can also provide detailed example content models to ensure the consistency of your content.
Graphic design and infographics
Sometimes words are better represented in graphic format. Icon’s designers and art directors can create simple or stunning graphics to explain complex processes, and present your communications in a more accessible and friendly manner.
Bring your organisation to life through emotive, personal or inspirational stories that help visitors engage and understand your values, mission, vision and purpose.
Video, podcast production and photography
Your customers may be time poor or have English as a second language. Rich media such as videos and audio can help explain complex processes and concepts in a more accessible manner. Icon’s production facility, The Content Garden, is custom built for complex content needs.
Accessible content for Australians of all ages and abilities
If you’re a government organisation, you need to ensure everyone who needs your service can use it. This includes people with disabilities, older people, and people who can’t use, or struggle with, digital services. We also encourage our commercial clients to make their services accessible to people with disabilities. Our team are experts in WGAC 2.1 AA accessibility standards and have delivered the NDIS’ website.
CMS and intranet content strategies
Most content management systems like Drupal, or intranet solutions like SharePoint, require specialist advice to set up, or guidance for how to build out your content. Icon has the expertise you need to do it right the first time.
Looking for something more? Partner with a multidisciplinary team ready to build a launch strategy and amplify your communications.
Icon's digital, communications and creative teams are experts in government and corporate website design, development and support, promotion and behaviour change.
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