Making Flash Accessible and SEO Friendly

March 24, 2008 posted in Accessibility, Tutorials, Web Technology

Flash has always been a great vehicle for delivering multimedia content on the web. I’m always wowed by its unlimited bounds, but I’m simultaneously disappointed by its poor handling of SEO and accessibility. While the rest of the web has evolved into a rich and standards-based medium, Flash and its developers have concentrated on beefing […]

Tweaking SEO Best Practices

March 17, 2008 posted in Web Strategy

According to Jakob Nielsen’s latest Alertbox, Company Name First in Microcontent? Sometimes!, optimizing content for SEO may change due to search engine results pages (SERPs) with junk links. These results typically consist of sites that exist solely to earn revenue from link referrals. Recent SEO best practices encourage deemphasizing the site’s name and using reverse […]

SXSW Interactive: Morning Group Runs

March 3, 2008 posted in Web Technology

For most of the SXSW Interactive Conference, you’ll be sitting at the convention center or stuffing your face with appetizers and drinks at an evening event. Refresh your body and and join fellow SXSW Interactive participants for a leisurely morning run through Austin. We’ll meet at the entrance to Brush Park (across from the North […]