Image Alt Text And Accessibility

Creating image alt text is one of the more time-consuming and challenging content management tasks to complete. It is also one of the most rewarding so always know that the time you put into it pays off. Web content accessibility is an increasingly important topic and if it isn’t already on your radar, it should be. At the heart of accessibility are the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), a central element of a series of web accessibility guidelines published by the Web Accessibility Initiative of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the … Read more

Today & Tomorrow Are Your Last Chances To Be A #20NTC Influencer

Tomorrow, Friday 8/30/2019, is the deadline for your chance to have a quantifiable impact on which sessions make it into the 2020 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#20NTC). 60 percent of decision-making juice comes from individual user votes so don’t think this is some sort of “we value your opinion until it comes time to make the decision” sort of thing. On the contrary, one of #20NTC’s most unique qualities is facilitating registered user favoriting for sessions they want (and need) to see at the conference. We’re not talking suggested topics, rather, the full list of submitted … Read more

Panels And Post Show Discussions

Conversations around performances and events really can enhance the experience for people, but making it an effective and enjoyable experience can take some preparation and discipline. One of my favorite pieces on the practice was written for HowlRound by Brant Russell reflecting on his experience leading the discussions at Steppenwolf Theatre. He presented 11-ish rules that were basically aimed at having the moderator employ the lightest touch while also keeping the discussion away from questions like “how did you memorize all those lines?” He counsels directors to stay away because they are … Read more

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