Imagine someone in a wheelchair not being able to go to the local public library, because there were no access ramps at the entrance. You would be outraged, right? In a modern, inclusive society, we have come to expect entrance ramps (or a viable alternative) enabling access to public buildings. Now we must expect the same when it comes to public information. Creating accessible content is the digital equivalent of adding ramps, disability toilets and good signage to physical buildings to improve access for all.
Posts tagged "content authors"
Your intranet is being redeveloped. Everything is going OK except for the content, which is unsatisfactory, late or non-existent. Start training them tomorrow, and make everyone happy.
Since 1995, writing for the web is a phrase that has come full circle: literary writing online. Business writing, writing on the web, writing for the intranet, blogging, web content, SEO writing, content marketing, mobile content, accessible content, digital communication ... what next?
Rachel answers an email question about web writing wages, salaries and potential earnings: I am a student in Writing for the Web here in Nashville Tennessee. My teacher is Endora Feisk. We are using your book, Write me a web page Elsie. I asked my teacher about what a person charges for web writing and she told me to ask you? So I am wondering if you can answer that question for me? Thanks and I appreciate your answer.
Way back when, I decided to run some articles on WCAG 2.0 for content authors. After writing 3 or 4, I figured these articles gave too much (and yet too little) information to too few. So I allowed the series...
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