Choosing a CMS should always be based on your current business and digital needs. Simply picking a CMS because it's labeled "the best" doesn't necessarily mean that it will live up to all of your needs and accomplish the goals that your business has in place. You need the ability to easily and quickly update content, you need customization capabilities to suit your brand's messaging consistently, and a you need CMS that doesn't leave your web developers scratching their heads or frustrated by limitations.

Let us introduce you to our partners at Umbraco, creators of the CMS that we feel will answer your digital marketing and web development call...


We're an Umbraco Certified Gold Partner

Umbraco Certified Gold PartnerMarcel Digital was the first agency in Chicago to obtain the Umbraco Certified Gold Partner status. We embraced the power of Umbraco for CMS integrations and decided to become experts on the technology. This status means that we have a guaranteed number of developer certifications in-house and have completed numerous Umbraco implementations successfully. We are proud to be an Umbraco Gold Partner and to own the coveted Gold Partner badge.

Through Umbraco, we've developed customized websites that speak to our client's brand and provides their target audience with a one of a kind web experience.


  • Umbraco website development
  • Umbraco CMS development & design
  • Umbraco theme customizations
  • Migration from current CMS to Umbraco
  • Umbraco maintenance & version updates
  • Website hosting


  • Contact form integrations with Salesforce
  • Video libraries
  • ROI calculators
  • Vendor location maps
  • Dynamic event & calendar modules
  • Fast & seamless checkout processes
  • Multilingual content creation functionality

Already have an Umbraco website but need more help from a backend or editing standpoint? We're also Umbraco Certified Experts and Professionals - we can help you every step of the way!

Umbraco Certified Master    Umbraco Certified Professional

If you're interested learning more about Marcel Digital's Umbraco CMS development capabilities, feel free to contact us!

Umbraco CMS Benefits & Features

We love Umbraco CMS, that's why we became an Umbraco Certified Gold Partner. We believe in it to help us create powerful and beautiful websites. Not only do our clients love the final product of our Umbraco websites, but they love the easy to use interface that helps them quickly create and edit content on their website. They also love the ability to edit layouts and designs with complete control to customize the final product. It's truly a revolutionary CMS for both site owners and web developers.


  • Uncluttered, straightforward WYSIWYG editing interface
  • Customize content structure to fit your business needs
  • Easily integrate with best-in-class third party services (Salesforce, Google Analytics, MailChimp, and more!)
  • Didn't like the changes you made? Make a mistake? Rollback with one click!
  • Throw out the manual - create and publish content within minutes!
  • No need for photo editing - simply crop images within Umbraco


  • Built on top of the standard ASP.NET MVC framework
  • Complete programming extensibility to the Umbraco CMS
  • Extensive and thorough documentation
  • Friendly and collaborative developer community
  • Easy setup and maintenance
  • Get a content loadable site live in an hour


Who uses Umbraco?

You may not have heard of Umbraco, but it powers a whole lot of the sites you know. It's flexibility is trusted by small brochure websites to some of the largest Fortune 500 websites and applications in the world. Here is just a small portion of the (constantly growing) list:

  • Microsoft
  • Vogue
  • Wired
  • Cambridge University
  • Heinz
  • SanDisk
  • Speedo
  • Professional Bull Riders (PBR)
  • AirWick

And if you want more examples, check out the expanding list of case studies on the Umbraco website.

If you like what you see, let's work together.

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What Our Customers Think

Over the past several months, your work has more than doubled our overall website traffic. The people who come to our site stay longer and view more pages than ever before. Your company has also become a steady lead generation source, producing hundreds of qualified leads each month.

- Matt Rudnick, Residential Loan Centers of America

Marcel Digital has produced infinitely more subscribers for us than radio, magazines, and newspapers. I wish I would have known, because I would have taken every penny from those budgets and reallocated to you. Marcel Digital is doing an amazing job!

- Andrew G. Athy, The Dilectio Group, Inc.

“Marcel Digital has been a trusted partner of ours for many years.  We are always in close communication and they are consistently helping us get the most out of our online campaigns. When we are not talking strategy, they are bringing us new ideas to help take us to the next level of success.  I always look forward to speaking with them and couldn’t be happier with the relationship we have developed.”

- Ken Quandt, Rush University Medical Center

We used Marcel to help audit and improve our Google Analytics setup. They presented and executed a solid plan for making sure we were accurately tracking the metrics that were most important to our business. Everyone I worked with was very smart, accommodating, and easy to work with. Marcel Digital should be on (and probably at the very top) of any shortlist of agencies you're considering for this type of work.

- Nick Altmann, Kapow

When we were faced with the task of quickly stepping up the effectiveness of our internet marketing, Marcel Digital was able to guide us through a strategic plan that has allowed us to take significant steps towards our goals without a large outlay of time and resources.

- Gary Leffler, Broadway In Chicago