Category Archives: Usability

Useful links for digital communicators (July/Aug 2016)

Enjoy our regular roundup of industry links, professional development and training insights, and interesting reads across the spectrum of digital communications. We also post regularly to our Firehead’s Twitter and LinkedIn pages, so please do connect with or follow us …
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Webstock 2016 – a quick pick of the links

The 10th anniversary of the (by all accounts) excellent Webstock in Wellington, New Zealand, took place last week. Webstock is billed as ‘a celebration of the web and its makers – the creativity, the magic, the craft and everything in between’ …
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Digital communication, technology and recruitment trends in 2015

January is over at last and all the 2015 trends and predictions posts are now in. In our cross-sector roundup, we look at what ‘techsperts’ and web pundits are predicting for digital communications in the year ahead. Check out the …
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Interview with a… Content Strategist

Destry Wion is well-known in content strategy circles as an independent content strategist and one of the founders of the Content Strategy Forum, the first-ever content strategy conference. He’s from Seattle, USA, and now works out of Strasbourg, France. Here …
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10 hashtags for the content and comms industry

Twitter hashtags are great for tracking a set of topic-related tweets and for ensuring that your comments and content are distributed to an interested community. Think of it as adding a subject line to your emails or rounding up lots …
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Interview with a… UX Consultant

We’re delighted to welcome Chris Atherton, a super-smart user experience consultant from the UK, to our job interview series which delves deeper into the content and comms roles that Firehead recruits for. What does being a UX specialist involve exactly, …
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Content strategy and accessibility – a natural partnership

Technical writer Karen Mardahl outlines the benefits of working accessibility into your content strategy and provides some easy how-tos and resources to get you started. If we as professionals are embracing content strategy then we as professionals are also embracing …
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