Attention Arts Marketers: If You Don’t Master This Skill By The End Of 2018, You’re Going To Be Obsolete

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If you’re an arts marketer or work as a web content manager for an arts org, there is a key skill you need to master before the end of 2018. Forward thinking groups will make this a must-have skill via job descriptions and even include some tests for candidates to complete during final interview rounds. Simply put, you must learn how to use a graphics editing program to properly optimize images …

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Is Your Website WCAG 2.0 Compliant?

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A recent conversation with a colleague reiterated the importance of confirming whether your organization’s website has any requirements to comply with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 standards. If you aren’t already familiar with web accessibility standards, drop by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 site. Although not overwhelming, there is a good bit of material there, some of which you’ll need to speak with your developer about. At the same time, …

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Net Neutrality Ends April 23rd. Here’s What You Should Do To Prepare

Recent last-ditch efforts to block the repeal of net neutrality in the Senate have failed (be sure to hold your senators responsible if they voted against protecting net neutrality) so barring any unexpected developments, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has ordered net neutrality to end on April 23, 2018. Here’s what you should do to prepare. 1) Don’t Panic 2) Be Proactive 3) If You Use Providers: Start Communicating 4) If You …

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Need Alternatives To Adobe Creative Suite?

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I’m still slogging along under the weather, so today’s post will be another quickie, but don’t let that fool you into thinking it may not be of much value. Several weeks ago, I noticed composer, academic, and all around sharp knife in the drawer David MacDonald posted something on his Facebook wall about starting the process into migrating away from using Adobe Creative Cloud. For many arts orgs and arts entrepreneurs, …

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Time To Downsize

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I recently published the latest installment in my ArtsHacker series about what you can do to combat post net neutrality slowdowns. This is the first article that takes a deep dive into some of the meatier tasks, but don’t let that dissuade you. Some of the tools covered are super user friendly regardless your skill level so even if you don’t know HTTP requests from a hole in the ground, I …

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