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06 June 2019

AmDee Weekly Digest June 6th

Website Accessibility News

For law firms on the web, online accessibility for the disabled is good business
ABA Journal
Adopting web accessibility standards helps law firms do right by their clients, employees, and profitability. In the same way that a firm wouldn’t forget to install a ramp to its office’s front door, web accessibility is something the profession can no longer turn a blind eye to.

How CadmiumCD incorporated W3C’s latest accessibility standards into its events software
Technical.ly
With the update, W3C sought to create standards that would make content available to a wider range of people with disabilities, including blindness and low vision, deafness and hearing loss, and cognitive disabilities. Additionally, smartphones weren’t as advanced or widely used when the initial version was released in 2008.


Nonprofit News

Composting Humans: Greening the Death Biz in Washington State
Nonprofit Quarterly
Recompose, a B-corporation run by Katerina Spade, an architect, and ecologist who was waiting for this step to break ground on the first urban “organic reduction” funeral home in the US. The process is environmentally friendly—and less carbon-intensive than cremation. Recompose grew out of a nonprofit called the Urban Death Project, which was supported in part by a fellowship from Echoing Green.


Fundraising News

10 Best Tribute and Memorial Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits
Donorbox
Acquiring new donors is becoming harder and more expensive than ever. Rented charity lists have almost disappeared, the issues of consent and data privacy are becoming more challenging for nonprofits worldwide, and donors’ attention span is shorter than ever.

Christine Job

Christine is AmDee’s Sales and Marketing Manager. She is also the Social Media and Content strategist for AmDee. Her entrepreneurial experience, as well as her experience as a business development consultant, gives her the ability to craft sales and marketing strategies that are lean, comprehensive and effective, not only for AmDee but for also for AmDee clients as well.