Category: Accessibility

While more web site development companies understand why human factors web design contributes to long term business and brand success, there are still those not investing and taking risks. In my latest column for Search Engine Land, I describe the risks of not performing site testing during the developmental stages of web site design. The testing I recommend is not just on functional or server performance. I would like to see every department, from search engine marketing, to software applicationRead more…

My friend, Joe Dolson, is my accessibility guru. Here is a new slideshow he has put up on Slideshare. Web Accessibility: A Shared Responsibility View more presentations from Joseph Dolson To learn more from Joe – Joe Dolson

As a user advocate, one of my personal concerns with web design and programming is making web sites and applications accessible to everybody. That includes disabled persons and those who rely on mobile or smaller devices to use the Internet. It’s a very hard sell. While I always plant seeds with my clients, it’s a rare one that wants to purposely go over their code to be sure it meets disability standards (aka “Section 508″ and “PAS 78″). Or, someoneRead more…

Last week I conducted a web site usability audit for a famous brand corporate web site. It never fails to amaze me why these companies don’t hire designers trained in search engine marketing and user experience design. I won’t divulge who they were. I never do that with client work because for starters, they had the brains to find me and get help. But what I found illustrated what I often find on corporate, famous brand web sites. There seemsRead more…

I have some free time between now and March 19 to squeeze in up to 5 Small Business Edge Web Site Usability Reviews, at $300 each. First come, first serve! Other add-ons available, such as SEO and Accessibility, at discounted prices. These will take a little longer but you can order and pay now and get locked into the Time Line. Learn more about the Small Business Edge here. Perfect for an emergency fix! Also available for enterprise businesses, RequirementsRead more…

I’m pleased with how my Interview with Rae Hoffman aka “Sugarrae” went. I’m a working mother with spouse, house, pets, and lots of commitments and responsibilities. I’ve long dreamed of having my own office outside my home. Rae has achieved milestones and worked harder than most might in her set of circumstances. On affliliate marketing, Rae states: I see those who “get” the challenges coming up getting pretty damn sophisticated at what they do, myself included. I see those whoRead more…

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