Web Design

Add Google Maps to Your Site

February 10, 2010

We've seen an increased desire by clients to add mapping to their websites – but they usually don't ask for it that way.

Clients begin by seeking new ways to visualize their information and make it easier to sort through information. In other words, they are looking for ways to make the content more relevant to the user.


Virtual Tour a Powerful Fundraising Tool for Mass General

February 01, 2010

We've just launched a new virtual tour mapping application for the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. The virtual tour is designed for the department chief and the development office to introduce the department to prospective donors. It covers the four office locations reaching from Cambridge to Chelsea and provides a 15 minute overview of the staff and services through photos and video.

The virtual tour and introduction video were also used in conjuntion with the 75th anniversary of the department and its gala event.


Today is World Usability Day! Join in!

November 12, 2009

Today is World Usability Day sponsored by the Usability Professionals Association (UPA). This year's theme is sustainability.

Virtual and in-person events are being run in over 30 countries.

OHO Interactive and Usability

The World Usability Day site was produced by OHO Interactive and runs on the Drupal content management platform.


Drupal Website Design

August 31, 2009

One of the concerns we hear about using the content management system Drupal for website design and implementation is that all of the sites "look the same."

While it is true that out of the box Drupal templates – or themes – have a similar design structure, the Drupal theme engine allows for extreme flexibility.

As we've used Drupal for website design implementations, our team has been able to create interface and design themes that meet the business and marketing requirements of our clients without experiencing limitations from Drupal.


OHO to Present at New England Museum Association Conference

April 28, 2009

Chief Creative Officer and Managing Director Jason Smith has been invited to speak at the 2009 New England Museum Association Conference.

His topic will be: "Web 2.0: You've Lost Control of Your Internet Marketing."

The session will briefly introduce the concept of Web 2.0 – that is, the cultural shift towards user-created and highly-personalized content – and then dive into exploring how to best use Web 2.0 applications such as YouTube, Flickr, and FaceBook to build relationships and promote your organization.


Museums Become Community Meeting Places

March 19, 2009

A New York Times audio reports states that due to the economic pressures we'll begin to see more exhibits from permanent collections. These shows will require new strategies to bring in audiences because they don't have the same draw as large shows assembled from the collections of other museums. Some museums are trying turning their galleries into a community meeting place where people will meet friends and offering non-traditional programming such as yoga classes.


Upcoming OHO Webinar: "Get Visitors from Your Home Page to Your Lobby"

January 08, 2009

2 Webinar Times:  January 13 at 8:30 AM ET and 12:30 PM ET.
Especially for museum executives and marketers, this 20-winute webinar will focus on overcoming obstacles to increased attendance in a declining economy. We will address these topics and more:

  • Turning website visitors into paying customers
  • Web 2.0 for museum websites
  • Using your website to facilitate conversations

Following the formal portion of the webcast, experts will be available to answer your questions and facilitate dialogue with your peers.


MarCom Creative Awards Honor Three Sites

December 31, 2008

The MarCom Creative Awards – an international design competition – selected three OHO web sites for honors.

The new video-driven web site for the Loudoun Convention and Visitors Association received Platnium Awards in the Overall Web Site design and Home Page Design categories. The site promotes travel to the Virginia County and reflects the new positioning as "D.C.'s Wine Country."