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Is Your Website Designed to Provide Access For A Person With A Disability?

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Today, there is a lot of focus on making website “responsive.”  Responsive websites are websites that morph their interface based upon the device used to view it.  So, it may look different if it’s viewed on a Cellphone or Tablet Computer than it does from a workstation.  It’s an important focus, but it does it properly address people with a disability?  

The World Wide Web is classified as a form of Information and Communications Technology, or ICT. Laws and policies regarding ICT accessibility that are already in existence are being considered in terms of the Internet. In addition, more and more legislation addressing ICT accessibility is being enacted around the world.

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Holiday Traditions On Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving Day is observed as a holiday primarily in Canada and in the U.S.  In Canada it’s celebrated on the second Monday in October while in the U.S. it’s on the fourth Thursday in November.  The celebration traditionally extends through the weekend making a long weekend break for most.  It provides us a time to reflect on what we’re thankful for as well as spend some much needed time with our families.  All generations embrace this holiday as it holds special meanings for all.

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4 Ways to Improve Email Deliverability

4 Ways to Improve Email Deliverability

Spam filters are there to make our lives easier. They help to minimize the time we spend hitting the delete key in our email programs.

This is great… for consumers… but for marketers, things get hard quickly. Over the years, it has become harder and hard to “get to the inbox.” Fortunately, sticking to some core principles really helps a lot.

Here are 4 quick things you can do to help your emails get to the inbox.

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When in Doubt, Blog!

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Most businesses have websites. No doubt.  Not all of them, however, have blogs.  A number of studies continue to point to the value of a blog for customer retention and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Sales.

Google dislikes stagnant websites.  Change is good.  This doesn’t mean having to rewrite your whole website when you want Google to come around again.  It’s more about providing Google some new content on a regular basis to help make it happy.

Hubspot ran a study and published some interesting results:  companies with blogs have 55% more visitors, 97% more inbound links and 434% more indexed pages.

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