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Understanding WCAG 2.1 and its impact on web accessibility
Understanding WCAG 2.1 and its impact on web accessibility

Having an accessible website is essential if you want to reach all of your potential customers. With the release of new accessibility guidelines, there’s now an even clearer path to providing a great experience for every user. It’s been 10 years since we’ve seen an update in website accessibility guidelines. As you probably know, 10…

Why Accessibility Should Be a Top Priority for Every Business Website
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Why Accessibility Should Be a Top Priority for Every Business Website

Imagine how frustrating it would be to land on a website you couldn’t use. That’s what over 57 million people experience every day when visiting websites that seem to have decent enough UX/UI. Websites just like yours that look great, convert well, and cost your company a lot of money. Over 99% of the internet…

The First Scribe Team Continues to Grow - In Both Quantity and Quality
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The First Scribe Team Continues to Grow - In Both Quantity and Quality

Over the past couple months, First Scribe has added five new team members across a wide variety of positions and specialties, further rounding out our capabilities and better equipping us to provide full-scale service to all of our clients. This continued expansion has brought in outstanding individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and solidifies…

Introducing Analog Websites, A Groundbreaking Achievement in Technology
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Introducing Analog Websites, A Groundbreaking Achievement in Technology

We all know how important it is to reach your customers whether they’re online or off. Well guess what? Your customers are spending more and more time offline. In fact, the average person spends more time not using websites than using websites. Between sleeping, showering, exercising, commuting, and just wanting to be more disconnected in…

Why Every Site Needs an SSL Certificate Now
Why Every Site Needs an SSL Certificate Now

Note: This post was originally published on May 31, 2017. The contents of this post have been updated to reflect the latest news concerning the importance of SSL certificates, particularly Google’s latest announcement regarding the release of Chrome 68.  It’s been almost three four years since Google first told everyone they should make the switch to…

Should You Worry When People Unsubscribe from Your Email List?
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Should You Worry When People Unsubscribe from Your Email List?

You’ve worked hard to build up your email list. You produced great content. You created enticing offers. You built an engaging signup form. Then you sent out an awesome email featuring your best stuff and, lo and behold, people had the audacity to unsubscribe from your list. Get used to it. As long as you…

Everything You Need to Know About 404 Errors (Including How They Can Help You)
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Everything You Need to Know About 404 Errors (Including How They Can Help You)

A great user experience means your visitors always find exactly what they want on the first try without any errors, right? While that would indeed be great, the fact is that mistakes do happen. Fortunately, we have error pages to take care of that. The 404 page is the error page you’re probably most familiar…

First Scribe 2017 Year in Review
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First Scribe 2017 Year in Review

2017 marked another great year for First Scribe. By just about every metric, it was the best year in company history, which is saying a lot for a web design company that’s been around for just shy of 25 years. Here are some of the highlights: Projects we designed/developed/launched: 63 Sites we made more secure…

9 Website Updates You Must Make in 2018
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9 Website Updates You Must Make in 2018

With a new year comes new budgets and new business goals. Make 2018 the year you finally give your website the attention it needs. Here are the 9 website updates you absolutely must make in 2018: 1. HTTPS Having a secure website is all the rage. It’s what Google wants. It’s what your customers want….

First Scribe Partners with A360 to Make Websites More Accessible with WCAG Compliance
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First Scribe Partners with A360 to Make Websites More Accessible with WCAG Compliance

Minneapolis, MN (November 2017) – First Scribe, a full-service web design, development and marketing agency based in Minneapolis, announced its partnership with Accessible360 (A360) in an effort to improve website accessibility and help businesses become WCAG compliant. Over 57 million Americans have a disability that can affect their ability to use a website. For businesses,…

4 Lies PPC Advertisers Tell You to Win Your Business
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4 Lies PPC Advertisers Tell You to Win Your Business

If you’re a business owner or head of your company’s marketing department, you’ve probably been approached at some point by someone aggressively trying to sell you their digital marketing services. They typically call you out of the blue, offer huge promises, and don’t take “no” for an answer. Listening to just one of these sales…

Why Every Website Needs a Web Application Firewall
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Why Every Website Needs a Web Application Firewall

You probably think your website is safe from hacks. And it probably is. After all, only 37,000 websites are hacked every day. Seems like the odds are in your favor, right? Website security is all the rage right now. And for good reason. Google is pushing it hard, strongly recommending every website switch to HTTPS….

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