Business People Club

Search All Topics !

Web Accessibility Facts: 10 Things You Didn't Know

0 like 0 dislike
139 views
Posted by GamerAlpaca
So here is the top 10 accessible tips:

1.With the deadline for website accessibility is October 2004 when all points of the DDA become part of British law.

2.The Disabled Rights Commission (DRC) is a government-funded body empowered by the Disability Rights Commission Act 1999 to instigate formal investigations aimed at eliminating discrimination and encouraging good practice in the treatment of disabled people.

3.The DRC conducted accessibility testing on over 1,000 UK public and private sector websites and published their findings. Stopping short of naming and shaming, they stated that "swathes of businesses may not be complying with existing equal access laws" and that it is "only a matter of time" before they face legal action from disabled consumers.

4.One in seven people in the UK - about 8.5 million - suffer from some form of disability (Source: DRC).

5.Two million people in the UK have a sight problem (Source: Royal National Institute of the Blind).

6.8-10% of the male population has some sort of colour-blindness - for some reason it is more prevalent in men.

7.The world's first successful action over accessibility (Barry Maguire vs Sydney Olympics Organising Committee) netted the litigant just $20,000 in damages. But the legal costs and subsequent web development bill ran into millions.

8.AOL settled out of court in an action brought by the US National Federation of the Blind but they continue to be haunted by bad publicity from this case.

9.In February 2003 the Guardian newspaper slated Abbey National plc over its poor design and inaccessible web services - we bet they are on the DRC's list.

10.Accessibility isn't just about serving groups of disabled users: the same standards also enable web-access by phone and PDA. There will be 993 million people accessing the net through these devices by 2006

Your comment

Your name to display (optional):
Privacy: Your email address will only be used for sending these notifications.
Anti-spam verification:
To avoid this verification in future, please log in or register.

Related posts

0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 150 views
Three Things You Should Know Before Buying a Business Franchise

Business franchise refers to the arrangement entered upon by the owner of a certain business with another party who is interested in ... with the company that's tried and tested over the years.

image
Posted by TrainedGuy
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 131 views
Top 6 Reasons You Need a Website

Some business owners struggle with the idea of starting a business website. Why do you really need a website? Well, there are several ... you actually have one and see the benefits you get from it.

Posted by Scorpeon
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 133 views
Website Monitoring: What You Need To Know

Throughout the development of your website, you knew what you wanted and how you wanted it all to work. But, now that it ... , website monitoring is an effective way to help your business grow.

Posted by TrustyKitty
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 251 views
Starting A Small Ecommerce Business

With a little knowledge, skills, and determination, anyone can start an ecommerce business. In this article, I'll go ... marketing, shopping comparison websites, email marketing, and joint ventures.

Posted by Robottom
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 101 views
Web Ecommerce: Where To Begin?

In web ecommerce, you are going to find a wealth of information about what it is and what it can do for you within minutes of ... customers and how you can make sure that they come and come back.

Posted by Tomatoad
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 228 views
Facts about starting a business?

Facts about starting a business?

Posted by Titank
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 91 views
Web Site Promotion - 6 Key Press Release Facts - Short Version

By Anne Marie Baugh 6 Important Facts To Remember: (1) Target The Correct Publications - Resist the urge to blast your ... call and pitch your story. It's often the most effective approach.

Posted by UncleRhino
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 165 views
5 Top Things Baby Boomers Must Do Before Starting A Home Business

Don't quit your day job just yet. If you are a baby boomer looking to start a home business, there are 5 essentials things you must ... 9-5 job, but there are also important steps we must take first.

image
Posted by GamerAlpaca
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 141 views
How to know I am Ready To Become Self-Employed By Starting An Online Home Business?

How to know I am Ready To Become Self-Employed By Starting An Online Home Business?

Posted by GamerAlpaca
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 204 views
Know When Two Sites Are Better Than One?

Back in the good old days it wasn't nearly so tough to get decent rankings fast. Wasn't nearly so complicated either. You ... may be better than one for your home based internet marketing business.

Posted by GrizzlyFlash
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 128 views
10 Steps To Running A Home-Based Business

The failure or success of a business often relies on the most fundamental operations-the ones that often get overlooked as a tipping point process ... is your dream; do all you can to keep it alive.

image
Posted by Wallaby
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 120 views
10 reasons for starting a profitable home business online

It's possible to start a home business online with very little outlay and you can easily earn from $100 to thousands per day. 1. You ... and ties unless you want to wear them, but that's your choice.

image
Posted by SleepyFledgling
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 135 views
10 Reasons Why People Don't Visit Your Web Site

1. You don't offer free original content. It's important to give your visitors information they can't find anywhere else. If you ... This same concept will also attract people to visit your web site.

Posted by Herogue
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 143 views
10 Profitable Reasons To Add A Discussion Board Or Chat Room To Your Web Site

1. You'll be able to communicate with your visitors. They'll begin to trust you and get to know you on a more ... also join other people's affiliate programs and make commissions advertising them.

Posted by Butcherry
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 107 views
What you need to be a Dropshipper

First off, you will need products to sell. Be very carefull when looking for dropshipping suppliers online there are many unscrupulous people ... id. It costs $4.99 online and you get it instantly.

Posted by Tomatoad
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 113 views
Avoiding the Scams: How to Find a Business Opportunity That is Right for You

It is heartbreaking to me that so many women with big dreams get knocked down by ruthless business opportunists who take ... a business opportunity that will be both fulfilling and profitable.

Posted by Finderpros
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 120 views
Are You Serious About Your Work At Home Business?

Are you treating your business like a Fortune 500 Company or like a Yard Sale? Take this quiz to find out. How would you ... company? I hope you'll take your first step today towards success.

Posted by LovableStorm
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 122 views
A Change in Career a Change in You

Some of us are lucky (or unlucky) enough to start our own business, we work all the hours under the sun and moon and think that this is it, this is going ... s.......................... the INTERNET.

Posted by Knightmare
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 126 views
Starting a business? Are you realising a dream or avoiding a nightmare?

Every business or business idea is conceived for different reasons, but in most cases can be put down into two reasons, either to ... be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling challenges in life.

image
Posted by Conjursa
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 142 views
Business Planning Help: Finding The Help That You Need

Business planning help is help that is structured to help your business in any way that you need it. It can help you ... Get focused and get motivated to finding and implementing your business plan.

image
Posted by HarmlessRose
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 130 views
Have You Thought About Selling Services

It's not widely known that it's possible to sell services on eBay, in fact there's a large category devoted to it, ... a reoccurrence, by means of preventative maintenance. I love this business!

Posted by BeautifulWolf
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 245 views
How do you make mistakes in dropshipping?

How do you make mistakes in dropshipping?

Posted by TrainedGuy
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 239 views
Do You Have An Idea For A Niche?

Do You Have An Idea For A Niche?

Posted by BouncyOracle
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 110 views
Domain Names Can Make You A Millionaire

With an increasing number of businesses needing names for websites, owners of in-demand site names are becoming millionaires overnight. ... services available for between $15 to $30 per site examined.

Posted by Richard S.
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 133 views
What do you know about starting a home based business?

What do you know about starting a home based business?

Posted by GreedySmile
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 101 views
What you need to know about CSS !

Style sheet is a progressive breakthrough for the advancement of web. Today, more and more browsers are implementing style sheets, opening ... by demonstrating what it can truly be, once the reins ar

Posted by Amigod
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 143 views
10 Things That Lead to One Great Meeting

Here are ten things that you can do to make your meetings more effective. 1) Avoid meetings. Test the importance ... while you ensure equitable participation and systematic progress toward results.

image
Posted by KeyboardPie
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 124 views
What You Should Look For in a Web Hosting Service

If you are thinking up putting up your own website, the most important thing you should consider is the type of web hosting ... the needs of their clients when it comes to uptime and functionality.

Posted by Amigod
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 105 views
14 Ways To Persuade Your Web Site Visitors To Give You Their Email Address

1. Ask visitors to subscribe to your e-zine. It's a good idea to also give them a freebie when they subscribe. 2. Have them ... . Have them sign-up to get an access code to unlock the software.

Posted by UncleRhino
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 121 views
3 Things You Can Do to Help Yourself Be Successful In Life

Do you define success as having a lot of money? Or do you define success as being able to live your life the way you want too ... work hard, educate yourself and maybe have a little luck on your side.

image
Posted by SnailMail
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 153 views
How To Build A Funny Videos Website?

How To Build A Funny Videos Website?

Posted by VirtualAssassin
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 113 views
The 10 Super Unfair Ways of Making Money Online Even If You Don't Have A List Yet

Do you have a product so good you want everybody to know about it? How about generating more profits from it? If you want the answer ... steps above, take action now and do it today. To your success.

Posted by Tabooccaneer
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 87 views
New Technologies Open Business Opportunities Up to Everyone

It wasn't all that long ago that launching an Internet business meant navigating a maze of technical intricacies. Once you came up ... are in high demand and the desire to capitalize on that demand.

image
Posted by Tabooccaneer
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 95 views
Auditing Business Performance

At one level this is a relatively simple tool, requiring the management to select a key area of business activity and to ... quality standards are being met, and of course, continuously improving.

image
Posted by GreedySmile
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 137 views
Working At Home Is Great, But Requires Discipline

Choosing to have a home business is a great step towards achieving self-reliance and financial independence. But often times when people ... . Start by making your to do list for tomorrow today.

Posted by HarshThunder
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 139 views
The Importance of Call Centre Staff

Most businesses invest fortunes in any way they think will make their company thrive, from advertising and brand management to ... more money, and be treated with more respect, elsewhere.

Posted by Knighthawk
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 132 views
5 Pillars To A Successful Home Business

- Hustle: Generally, people who make it big have one thing in common-they are dissatisfied with the status quo. They will not take ... and effort. Be aware of what message your body is sending off!

image
Posted by Robottom
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 117 views
5 Good Reasons a Self-Employed Professional Should Take Vacation

So you think you're not justified in taking time away from your business because you're self-employed? Here are five great reasons why ... if you take regular vacation time. You'll be healthier, too!

Posted by GraveGrass
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 124 views
7 Points In Finding A Home Business

There is so much information online it's amazing. You find something that interests you and you request information and then you ... use this information to find what you are looking for, freedom.

image
Posted by OpinionOwl
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 165 views
7 Tips to Starting a Successful Small Business

Getting a small business off the ground is challenging to say the least. Here are some tips which will prepare the ground for ... this? Understand that in every problem there is potential for good.

image
Posted by Mosquiche
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 164 views
The Importance Of Business Plan

Do you need more money to expand your business? If yes, you need a business plan. If you are starting a business, despite the ... Make it a priority to have this crucial road map for your business.

Posted by MammothMoth
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 185 views
5 Ways to Stay Motivated in Your Work at Home Business

Whether you're just starting out with your work at home business or you've had a home business for many years, you'll need to stay ... work at home business. You deserve success, so don't give up!

Posted by HistoryGuy
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 111 views
Five Tips For Combining Work And Leisure While On The Road

When your job takes you away from home, bringing your family along may actually make good business sense. With travel industry ... next business trip could also be a minivacation with the family.

Posted by AmazingKitty
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 169 views
Business Strategy: Clarify Your Purpose And Vision

Whether it's the beginning of a new year or we're half way through, you want it to be your best year ever. You are no doubt ... process will work, you'll be amazed at the answers that will emerge.

Posted by Prepatriarch
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 123 views
High Income Business Opportunities

There are a lot of opportunities to make a lot of money working at home. In this article we will talk about a variety of specialized, ... your work, you'll tend to be more successful in the long run.

image
Posted by Explorer

online business.png

Connect with us:
...