How eBooks Have Changed The World

Digital books or eBooks have been around for quite some time now.   Most of the books and textbooks that come out today are released in both formats.  Some users prefer feel and overall experience of a paper book.  And some prefer the convenience of a digital edition.  But in some instances, the choice is […]

Why Are Heading Tags Important?

If you’re writing content for your website, you might be tempted to just use bold text to highlight your headings.  After all, it accomplishes more or less the same thing, right?   Not exactly.   Here are some reasons why you should take the extra step of using actual HTML heading tags for your headings. […]

4 Reasons to Love eBooks

There’s a lot to love about eBooks. Whether you read exclusively on screens or just pick up digital editions from time to time.  Here are 4 of our favorite unique benefits to the digital side of reading: They Don’t Take Up Space It’s a lot easier to find space in one’s pockets or bag for […]

The Benefits of Content Validation

Content Validation is an important part of any workflow.  Validation ensures that content-breaking errors don’t make it through to delivery and helps catch things that human eyes might miss.  And, when executed skillfully, it can also help improve returns and even grow your business.  Here are three ways this can happen. Increased Output Accuracy  A […]

Content Validation: Errors vs Warnings

Making an eBook is easy.  Making a good eBook… that’s a bit more of a challenge.  At a minimum, validation can prevent broken or erroneous content from being sent through production.  But can validation also help us make good content?   It absolutely can.  That is, if the person creating the validation rules understands what […]

Why Is Error Reporting Important?

Validation is an important part of any publisher’s workflow.  It prevents broken or flawed content from moving forward undetected.  And it helps reduce the amount of manual intervention and QA required by the workflow process.  But identifying errors and halting erroneous content is only half of the story.   After all, once the error is […]

What is Exactly is an LMS (Learning Management System)?

What is an LMS?  An LMS, or Learning Management System, is a special Content Management System (CMS) geared toward interactive educational content or training materials.  When you think about educational content, you may picture university and school settings, but more and more businesses are beginning to utilize Learning Management Systems for their training materials.  That’s […]

Accessible eBooks Are For Everyone.

Content Made with Everyone in Mind For a long time, readers who were blind would need to seek either braille editions or raised print editions.  These editions, if they existed at all, were printed in very limited quantities and could be very expensive.  Audio books are another option, but again, not every book will be […]

Accessibility Vocabulary Check: POUR?

Pour is an acronym that the WCAG uses to describe accessibility. Each letter stands for one of the four principles of content accessibility. These principles break down important considerations for ensuring that content, web or otherwise, is accessible to as wide an audience as possible. This blog will break down each letter of POUR to […]

Are Your Emails Accessible?

In this blog, we’ll go over three things to look for when making sure the emails you send out are accessible. Adequate Font Size and Color Contrast If you’ve got a lot to say, it can be tempting to choose a smaller font. Sometimes even the default font, 12pt, can have some users reaching for […]

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