USA.gov Blog

Sunsetting Go.USA.gov: Final User Statistics

The digital landscape has changed significantly since we launched the Go.USA.gov service in 2009. Over the last two years the team looked carefully at the program holistically, taking into consideration the future of the program, the current landscape related to using shortened URLs and alignment with strategic business goals. In early 2022 we made the difficult decision to initiate steps to sunset the service.

November 15, 2022 Read More

Topics: Content, User Experience and Accessibility, Performance and Analytics, Multilingual

Beta.USA.gov and Beta.USA.gov en Español are Live!

We’ve been on a journey at USAGov to reimagine how we deliver content to our users. And we’re excited to announce that we just released beta.USA.gov and beta.USA.gov en Español to the public!

October 31, 2022 Read More

Topics: Marketing, Content, User Experience and Accessibility, Design and Development, Multilingual

The Federal Front Door: USA.gov and USAGov en Español

USA.gov and USAGov en Español are the first stop for many people who need information about government services and benefits. Last year, as the front door to the federal government, we connected people with government information more than 84 million times.

This blog post on Performance.gov gives an overview of how we operate and what makes our Spanish content different from our English content. We also share some of the things we've learned through data and listening to the people we serve. 

October 06, 2022 Read More

Topics: Content, User Experience and Accessibility, Performance and Analytics

Join USAGov en Español for Our Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Twitter Chat

For the last few years during Hispanic Heritage Month, USAGov en Español has partnered with federal agencies in a Twitter chat to let people know about official government information and services in Spanish. If you’re part of a government agency, we invite you to take part in this year’s chat on October 6, 2022 at 1 PM ET.

September 28, 2022 Read More

Topics: Marketing, Content, User Experience and Accessibility, Multilingual

USAGov en Español's Third Quarter FY22 Insights

September 06, 2022 Read More

Topics: Content, User Experience and Accessibility, Performance and Analytics, Multilingual

USAGov’s Third Quarter FY22 Insights


September 06, 2022 Read More

Topics: Content, User Experience and Accessibility, Performance and Analytics, Multilingual

Helping People Discover Benefits With the New BEARS Locator

Back in March, we shared about the work we were doing to develop BEARS, the Benefits Eligibility Awareness Resource Service. USAGov’s new online locator tool helps people find government benefits and services geared to major life events. It officially launched in early August, and we wanted to give you an update.

August 30, 2022 Read More

Topics: Content, User Experience and Accessibility, Design and Development, Multilingual

USAGov en Español's Second Quarter FY22 Insights

 

June 09, 2022 Read More

Topics: Content, User Experience and Accessibility, Performance and Analytics, Multilingual

USAGov’s Second Quarter FY22 Insights

 

June 08, 2022 Read More

Topics: Content, User Experience and Accessibility, Performance and Analytics, Multilingual

Sunsetting Go.USA.gov: Frequently Asked Questions

For more than a dozen years, government employees have used the Go.USA.gov URL shortening service to turn long government and military URLs into more manageable short URLs.

May 24, 2022 Read More

Topics: Content, Design and Development, Multilingual

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