This marketer is on a journey to be an inclusive marketer, which I believe needs to start by educating myself and understanding the stereotypes around: Age Asian Americans Black people Indigenous people Latinos / Latinx LGBTQ+ people Disabled people Plus-size people Socioeconomic status Trans / Gender expansive U.S. Veterans Women that exist today. Although it … Continue reading “Is your marketing inclusive?”
We need to be all in…. All ages. All genders. All disabilities. All ages. All genders. All beliefs. All cultures. All identities. All beliefs. All cultures. All backgrounds. All orientations. All perspectives. All backgrounds. All orientations. All people. All together. All in. All people. All together.
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Accessibility is one of the most important aspects of your website. But many of us don’t even know what website accessibility is! For those of you who don’t know, accessibility is about making the Internet available to everyone, regardless of any disabilities or challenges they might face. Not only is this the ethical responsibility of … Continue reading “‘Alt – who goes there? Adding ALT text to images”
Mortar and glue, bells and whistles: everything’s ready to launch on your new company website. Or is it? Did you know that, as of January 2012, all new Ontario websites must adhere to specific standards of accessibility? The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), passed in 2005, obliges all organizations—from provincial government to small … Continue reading “Ramp up your Website Accessibility”
On 11 December 2008 W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) announced a new standard that will help Web designers and developers create sites that better meet the needs of older users and users with disabilities. Drawing on extensive experience and community feedback, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 improves upon W3C’s groundbreaking initial standard for accessible … Continue reading “New Accessibility Standards Announced”
Today W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) announced a new standard that will help Web designers and developers create sites that better meet the needs of users with disabilities and older users. Drawing on extensive experience and community feedback, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 improves upon W3C’s groundbreaking initial standard for accessible Web content, applies … Continue reading “World Wide Web Consortium announces new accessibility standards”
How Apple, Firefox, Google, Microsoft Edge and Windows 10 feel about Accessibility Apple — https://support.apple.com/accessibility Firefox — https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/accessibility-features-firefox-make-firefox-and-we Google — https://www.google.com/accessibility/ Microsoft Edge — https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/accessibility-features-in-microsoft-edge-4c696192-338e-9465-b2cd-bd9b698ad19a Windows 10 — https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/windows?activetab=pivot_1:primaryr2