You might not remember me. Many years ago I was part of the search engine marketing industry because I was hired to build websites and promote them on the web. I helped people learn how to do it too.
It all started in 1994 when a friend’s husband turned on his PC and showed me something I had never seen before. It was AOL. In that instant, the world was right smack in front of me.
Enchanted, I remember thinking that with this technology we could create peace because we could finally meet people from all over the planet.
Yeah. I know.
Going back to the start.
I had too many websites and not enough time to maintain them. You know what happens then, right? Nobody comes to your door and you fall off the Web.
Weaving It Together
Seeing The Connections is how it all began.
The Bottom Drawer is a collection of resources I use and recommend. It was the focus of one of my previous websites, called The User Is Out There.
From the Cre8pc Blog
- Mentors On Tap Video Chat with Kim Krause Berg on Accessibility“Kim is the preeminent authority on anything to do with usability and accessibility. If she doesn’t know the answer, she’ll find it and I assure you, having done a little bit of digging into it, she’ll find it a lot faster than I will because it’s not an easily grasped area of expertise by any[…]
- “But It’s Not Broken” and Why I Love Website Usability TestingAutomation and organic gardening have been on my mind, and so has just about everything else, while I create content maps for a manual usability testing job for a client. The painstaking process of digging deeply into a website without any net, any software and any caffeine is not what most usability professionals dream of[…]
- Human Behavior and Data: The Performance of TreesIn a park anywhere where there are trees is a tree I’ll call Tree. One day Tree thought how nice it might be to check its performance as a tree. So it counted up its branches and leaves to see how many it had. Every season, year after year, Tree tracked its leaves and branches.[…]
- MarTech Interview with Alan K’nechtEvery opportunity I get to share the importance of accessibility to marketing professionals is another step forward for inclusive design and digital marketing. How to make web accessibility a part of digital marketing efforts The article was a hit in LinkedIn and Twitter when it was released October 24, 2022. “This is not about features.[…]
- The Little Website That CouldOn May 25 I pack up Cre8asiteforums, turn off the lights and walk away from an online community I started in 1998 to share how-to information on what was then called “website promotion.” I feel so many things and have so many questions, but there is no place that I know of for owners who have[…]
- This Is The Site That Never EndsThere is a children’s song called This Is The Song That Never Ends, and it doesn’t. You can sing it for as long as you wish to, long past the point where you even know why are still singing it. Once you start, it’s hard to stop. Amazon is like that song. In fact, it’s the[…]