Website accessibility is a huge topic these days, and the sheer amount of information out there can be overwhelming. Here, I’ve assembled some steps, big and small, to make your site more accessible incrementally.
In brief: I design (print & digital). I develop (WordPress). I write (copy).
EDCNavigator.org, or the Executive Diversity Career Navigator, is a subsite of ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives). It had been worked on by a few developers, but it didn’t feel like a true diversity site to me. For one thing, where were all the people?!
Google Service Announcement: Starting October 2017, Chrome (version 62) will show a “NOT SECURE” warning when users enter text in a form on an HTTP page and for all HTTP pages in Incognito mode. You may have seen the above message in an email from your host. What does it mean for you? The Google browser,
WordPress support and maintenance is quite a bit of my ongoing business, whether it’s “de-hacking” a compromised site or simply optimizing and protecting it. To be honest, WordPress maintenance is not the highest priority on some organizations’ long list of to dos, and yet it’s a popular target for hackers. So what’s a website owner to do?
Updated January 2019. It seems ubiquitous that so many websites are on WordPress — 30% of the web, by last count. WordPress powers the UPS site, CNN, the NFL site, the Dow Jones site, and many, many more.
I will be at a few WordPress talks this year, and I’m so proud of these organizations and their amazing conferences!
Influencer marketing—usually recognized as the province of mommy bloggers and social influencers—is also seen by brands as a successful way to reach customers with organic, authentic sharing. But not every brand “gets” it, or knows how to implement an effective strategy in this space.
Hackathons, those lately ubiquitous marathons of design, tech and inspiration, have always been a fun way to take myself out of my client mindset. Build an app that begs to be made? Solve a problem with a team thrown together just an hour before? It’s all in a weekend’s work, and the late hours, the wild brainstorming
Last in my SMSS tips series (also see Pinterest and Instagram tricks) is Snapchat.
Being so visual, I do love Instagram (and have changed my name recently, to WorkTravelTech). Until recently I hadn’t pursued it, especially for growing an audience. Cat Chung spoke on Instagram at SMSS Chicago 2015, and had some brief and fabulous tips: