In line with our mission to provide independent planners and wealth management executives with crucial and timely intelligence and insight, Financial Planning today launches a redesigned website.
While the home page looks richer and sharper – with a cleaner, simpler interface – the most important changes come via our new publishing platform, which enriches the user experience and enables deeper engagement across all content types.
We invite you to watch the accompanying one-minute video for a visual tour. Meanwhile, here’s a summary of what’s changed:
We’ve redesigned Financial Planning’s publishing schedule, and our home and article pages, specifically to meet your work-day needs. Morning and afternoon “day parts” ensure you get the right information in the right format at the right time. An expanded content taxonomy – now ubiquitous in the site experience – surfaces more (and more accurate) related content and lets users drill down at will.
As you start your day, “Daybreak” delivers a need-to-know-now report curating the day’s most important news and analysis. To take full advantage, we recommend you sign up for the Daybreak newsletter, so you can move directly from your inbox to the full report onsite.
Later in the day, “Trending” – also available as a newsletter – offers the editors’ and others’ perspectives on key developments and issues of immediate concern enhanced by data and other rich media.
Throughout the working day, accessibility and utility are enhanced by the site’s fully responsive design. Users can access a consistent, optimized and intuitive user interface on any device and any screen configuration. And continuous page-loads let users scroll instead of click, limiting unwanted page breaks.
In bringing you the new Financial Planning, we’re grateful to our colleagues at SourceMedia, to the user experience designers at Work & Co. and to the content management system experts at Perfect Sense Digital. In the coming months, we will work with these excellent partners to add new features and functionality that make the site even more useful.
Meanwhile, please let us know what you think. You can send your comments directly to me.
Editor-in-Chief, Financial Planning