I’m going to tell you a little story and then I’m going to give you a quiz. A few days ago, I posted a guest article by Lior called Increase your SEO Knowledge in 2011: Must Read Blogs. Lior sent me the post pasted into an email. I use Microsoft Entourage (a Mac mail program … Continue reading “How good link text makes you a better blogger”
Bloggers do all sorts of things that earn money or products. Reviews, giveaways, contests, and product mentions are among many common blog post types that may result in the blogger either getting a free product or making some money somehow. Bloggers get pitched by PR firms to try out products and write about products all … Continue reading “Identifying affiliate links: Have I discovered a best practice?”
product A review by Web Teacher of Create Stunning HTML Email That Just Works (rating: 5 stars) Create Stunning HTML Email That Just Works by Mathew Patterson is from Sitepoint (2010). I have opted in to quite a few corporate emails. They all come to my inbox in HTML. Some are more effective than others. … Continue reading “Review: Create Stunning HTML Email that Just Works”
I’m doing a training session for Knowbility today. It’s a session on accessible HTML, training some trainers who work on various state of Texas sites. The people I’ll work with will be the ones who scatter through state agencies and make sure the people they train know how to write accessible HTML. I can’t release … Continue reading “Accessible HTML for Knowbility”
Users with screen reader devices will scan and skim your web page in a manner somewhat similar to the way a visual user will. Screen readers can be programmed to read only headings, subheadings and links. When something of interest pops out from this “skimming” process, the user can stop and have all the information … Continue reading “Optimize your writing for users with impaired vision”
Jim Thatcher runs accessibility tests on Recovery.gov.
Live blogging the first morning session . . . This is a full day workshop about educating web professionals. People involved in the presentation include Chris Mills, Stephanie Troeth, Aarron Walter, and Bill Cullifer. Others involved include Dave Shea, Derek Featherstone, Jeffrey Brown, Glenda Sims and Leslie Jensen-Inman. Chris Mills from Opera explained that we … Continue reading “Report from WDN 09: Educating the Next Generation of Web Professionals”