Yesterday I attended the Washington State Nonprofit Conference for the first time. As I often do, I wanted to quickly report back on what I did and some quick takeaways. Beth Kanter on Nonprofit Self-Care & Burnout Beth Kanter was the morning plenary speaker to kick off the conference. She talked about burnout among nonprofit staff … Continue reading “WA State Nonprofit Conference: Quick Wrap Up”
Read the letter I sent to the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce asking that they cancel my membership in light of their recent advocacy against a tax on high-earning businesses for funding affordable housing in Seattle.
Two versions of WordPress in a row have had my code in it! How cool is that! Best yet, the latest bug fix came straight out of a client project, proving once again that nonprofits and open source mix wonderfully.
I had a great time “speed geeking” with 30 folks. In 5 minutes, I introduce them to web accessibility, showed examples of assistive technology and accessibility problems, and gave them a quick intro to the tota11y accessibility testing tool!
After years of using WordPress, I finally made small contributions to the last two versions.
There are great events coming up this month, June, September, and November. Get them on your calendar, learn more about the web, and come hang out with me!
Marc h 23-26, I am attending the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington D.C. Reach out if you want to say “Hi” in person!
Big news in these parts! I’ve got a totally redesigned website here at MRWweb.com.
The week of February 13, I’ll be teaching an online course for NTEN, “Anatomy of a Website Redesign.” Registration is still open!
Congrats to DaizyLogik on the launch of their new site! DaizyLogik is a Salesforce consulting firm that, like me, focuses on helping nonprofits. That’s why I thought we were a great team to work together on their new website. The new site does a great job at showing how to get the most out of WordPress.com. … Continue reading “DaizyLogik Launches New Website”
I’ve been busy. That means I have lots of interesting things to share (including an award!) and an announcement about this blog.
November 17, 2016 from 12:00-1:30, I’ll be presenting “Web For All: Building Better Websites with Web Accessibility” at 501 Commons. This is a free event for all nonprofits! Please come and bring a friend.
Come to WordCamp Seattle 2016! Come to WordCamp Seattle 2016! Come to WordCamp Seattle 2016! Come to WordCamp Seattle 2016! Come to WordCamp Seattle 2016!
One of my favorite blogs, CSS Tricks, publishes a “chronicle” every once in a while to publish updates about what the author is up to. It’s a great idea and I’m going to steal it! The MRW Web Design chronicle will get you caught up on what I’ve been up to in tech, business, and, on occasion, “real life!” Coming … Continue reading “Chronicle V”
I’m head-down on a bunch of projects and then taking some time off in July, so this will be the last post here for about a month. Here are two things to keep you occupied in the mean time.
Solarize Northwest captures community interest in solar energy and converts it to real solar energy! Their new site is helping people learn about solar and sign up more easily for a campaign in their community.