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Accessible UX design: avoid accessibility woes by choosing the right design patterns

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Design patterns play a key role in user experience (UX) design. Website layouts that use consistent, standard elements from page to page help users find the information they need more quickly, which helps increase engagement and overall satisfaction.

However, when it comes to accessible UX design you can’t always rely on popular design patterns, as many of them pose accessibility challenges. When determining which components and patterns to use on your website, don’t reuse something just because it’s common across the websites you visit—consider if it truly meets the needs of all users.

To help you get started in evaluating accessibility in UX design, let’s take a look at some common design patterns to be cautious of when designing an accessible website.

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6 time-saving hacks for building out your 2024 blog calendar

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We regularly hear from our partners that (while they understand the importance of consistently publishing relevant, SEO-friendly blog content) their team struggles to find the time. Fortunately, with a well-planned blog calendar—and a few of our trusty tips—you can save precious time and execute a more efficient and effective blogging strategy.

Keep reading for some time-saving hacks for planning and developing a content calendar that’s chock-full of great blog ideas that will make an impact on your business in 2024 and beyond.

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Case study: Association website design that streamlines the delivery of member resources

Most association members wear many hats, which means every interaction they have with the organization needs to be effortless. Providing an online user experience that provides them with the information they need easily leads to happy members. That’s why the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) partnered with TBH Creative on its recent association website design project. 

NPCA is an industry leader. They provide industry leadership by promoting quality precast concrete products across all markets, addressing industry challenges, and developing opportunities for our members’ success. The new site makes it simple for users to find membership details, company resources, and product specifications.

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TBH Creative recognized by UpCity as a 2023 top B2B service provider in Indiana

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We are delighted to announce that TBH Creative has been recognized as one of the top B2B service providers in Indiana for 2023 by UpCity. This accolade celebrates our commitment to excellence in digital marketing and dedication to client success.

As we celebrate this recognition, our team remains dedicated to our mission: empowering businesses to excel in the digital world.

Our journey with each client is a step towards realizing their unique aspirations, and this award is a motivating factor in our pursuit of digital marketing excellence.

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Web accessibility testing beyond automation: Why you still need an accessibility expert

man struggles to read copy on a site that didn’t go through website accessibility testing

Automated tools play an important role in web accessibility testing. When used properly, they can help expedite the accessibility testing process and streamline accessible web development overall.

However, automated testing tools fall short of fully evaluating all of the criteria set by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Many of these accessibility requirements need more thoughtful consideration and context, which makes them impossible to identify by automation alone. In these cases, manual assessment and interpretation are necessary.

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