We worked with NAMI Wood County to create a site that accomplished a number of goals: enhanced their brand, reach out to more individuals, provide easy to find information for both the public and volunteers. But most importantly, provide accessible information for those with disabilities.
There are a lot of technology barriers for the disabled. Did you know that if you are a Federal agency you are by law required to have a Section 508 compliant site? Even with this 1998 amendment it has yet to become a truly enforced standard – leaving the disabled without fair access to information.
Private web sites not receiving federal funds do not need to comply to Section 508, however it is a good industry practice and a voluntary standard called W3C was created for the lack of enforcement.
NAMI Wood County’s website is both Section 508 and W3C Compliant. Additional features include newsletter integration, blog, social networking, and shopping cart.
Marketing dollars can add up quickly. No matter how large or small your business is… if you aren’t social networking, you are missing out. A lot of larger companies are forbidding social networking sites at work. And while I understand we don’t want personal relationships developing over Facebook on the company’s dime, these companies should instead teach their employees how to social network FOR them. Answering feedback on twitter, developing good trackbacks and links… After all, social networking is just on the brink of potential. It will be a fun ride watching it explode.
I recently did a logo for a small business, Jelly Jar Bows. They were just featured on Channel 11 in Toledo, Ohio. Check out the video here.
I recently finally got to meet a longtime client of ours from Kissimmee, Florida. They have an incredible vacation home for DisneyWorld vacationers called Lucky Emerald located in Emerald Island. My team and I have been lucky enough to help them with their web presence complete with a flash slideshow and client maintained calendar integration. All of our clients are referred to us from word of mouth and with that, we often don’t get the chance to meet all of our clients face to face very often.
It was great to finally meet with you Tamara, and meeting your family. Ava is a doll!
Lucky Emerald is a vacation home close to DisneyWorld in Florida. Accommodations include kitchen, multiple bedrooms, pool, and more. Visit their website at luckyemerald.com for more information.
Stacey Weckstein, owner of Nutrition for Business Owners (view online) is getting published. Stacey has been a client of Winged Design now for a few years and is based out of Weston, Florida. She concentrates her business on busy professionals.
“So often nutrition is overlooked as a strategy to enhance performance in the workplace.” Her chapter, “Fuel your Success,” in the book titled, “The Next Big Thing” addresses this issue.
The book comes out early next year.
Congratulations Stacey! Follow her on Twitter.
I could not resist falling in love with this client. Mostly because she’s incredibly FUN to work with and my kids have the best dressed feet around. 🙂 Working with a company that has a fun and quality product makes my job easy.
A retail Drupal website providing the client full access to update their own site, anytime day or night.
As a mom, I face a lot of decisions every day. And no matter what I decide what is best for my kids, someone doesn’t agree or mother’s guilt sets in and I wonder if I made the right choice. But for my daughter’s preschool – there’s been no second guessing that. Bright Beginnings Preschool works hand in hand with St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. It’s been a wonderful experience for us. I was fortunate enough to be able to step in and bring my work side of things into play and help them out with upgrading some things. Visit their website here.
The past few months have been incredibly rewarding for me. I am so fortunate to have THE BEST clients in the world.
Recently, I attended V Couture’s grand opening, Cocktails and Couture. (Channel 13 coverage with Lissa Guyton) Months of work for my team in branding materials for their high class Perrysburg retail store was nothing compared to the years of dedication, heart, and strong path of dedication it took Valentine and Elizabeth to get to this point. And this is just the beginning. Great success comes to great people like them.
I had the luxurious opportunity to meet Daniel Dolce, international Italian menswear designer, as well as Kyle Pinsonneault, a spokesmodel and pre-Olympic swimmer. Look/root for him at the 2012 Olympic trials!