How your small business website can get you sued

Over the last three to four years, there has been an "explosion" of lawsuits and claims by disabled people, asserting that businesses' websites (and, increasingly, their mobile apps) were not accessible to them because they were not up to code with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, according to Charles Marion, a lawyer with Blank Rome LLP in Philadelphia. ​[Read full article on The Philadelphia Inquirer] 
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The website services worth paying for—from a scrappy entrepreneur

 As an entrepreneur, there's a temptation to do everything yourself to save the expense of paying someone to do it for you. This can often turn out to be a false economy, especially if your DIY efforts go awry and you end up having to pay someone to fix your mistakes. And those mistakes may have already cost your business both time and money before you decide expert help is required. A little extra spending can make your life a lot easier, says content marketing consultant Jessica Thiefels....
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7 ways to make your content mobile friendly

Nowadays, more website traffic comes from mobile devices than from desktops and this shift is influencing the way consumers interact with companies and make buying decisions. As a result, many businesses are moving away from adaptive or responsive website design and adopting a mobile-first strategy instead. Mobile-first not only has advantages for search engine optimization (SEO), it also leads to a design that's more content-focused and therefore user-focused. Here, Brian Sutter ...
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The entrepreneur’s guide to setting up your first website

Even if you don't directly sell your products or services online, having a website is crucial for any entrepreneur, small business or freelancer. Your website helps you create brand awareness, establish your credibility and build consumer confidence in your business. Depending on your technical skills, budget, and the functionality you need, you can hire a web developer, use website builders such as Wix, Squarespace and Site Builder, or create your own site by customizing WordPress templates. He...
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