One of my clients was recently targeted by a well-constructed phishing scam. Let’s learn how to sniff these out and protect ourselves.
And that’s a wrap! The third and final day of 21NTC was a whirlwind of information, ideas, and connections. I watched presentations inclusive facilitation, long-form content, and equitable project management and design. But the keynote was the clear highlight of the day with a critical message for us all.
21NTC kept the learning and connections flowing! Here are my notes about web accessibility, diagramming as a tool for communication, iterative website improvement, and a few nuggets from a keynote conversation by Nikole Hannah-Jones.
Day 1 of NTC had me learning about discriminatory “race blind” AI, how to build equitable structures and a better nonprofit sector, consent in user experience design, more accessible data visualizations, and, of course, WordPress!
I just had another post published on the CSS Tricks blog! This one shares why click-triggered submenus are better than ones that appear on hover, complete with diagrams and a demo!
This week, I give you a quick peek into my end-of-the-week routine and talk about how it helps me stay focused and productive.
In 2020, I launched eight websites for clients new and old. They each posed interesting challenges that resulted in a unique array of sites I’m proud to share.
Now that I’ve been at this whole freelancing thing for a long time, here are many of the lessons and tips I’ve learned. I hope they can help others be more successful and provide better service to their own clients.
Facebook is killing off easy embeds for Facebook and Instagram. It’s another blow against the free flow of information and privacy online.
Most people want to think about the design of the home page as soon as possible. However, it’s best if you do the opposite: Focus on the content of the home page late in the project.
Conversations about website fundraising have a way of making people forget about the basics.
Today, I am participating in the Washington statewide general strike and day of action called for by Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County: There’s never been a time in American history where Black people have not lived and died under the unrelenting boot of racism and systematic oppression. If we truly want to create something that … Continue reading “On Strike for Black Lives, June 12”
Anyone who uses a computer will benefit from understanding the difference between hacking and phishing. Importantly, the steps you take to protect yourself from each are different.
That’s the title of the latest post from the Executive Director of the Nonprofit Technology Network. The whole article is worth a read. Here’s the main point: I’m here today to remind you that technology is not going to save us. That may surprise you coming from the people who organize the biggest nonprofit technology … Continue reading ““Technology will not save us.””
Cancelled events. Working from home. Social distancing. These are unprecedented times for everyone, including nonprofit organizations. Here are some valuable resources for organizations trying to adapt.
This short advice I give anyone writing website content turns out to contain a number of important lessons about how people use websites and how we can serve them best.