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Accessibility: Business Presentations

May 10, 2018

Business Presentations At various times throughout our careers, we may be called upon to make a presentation. Whatever field you represent presentations are an excellent tool for distributing information. Whether it is financial figures, product design layouts or even a training presentation. Whatever your chosen subject is, be prepared and […]

Accessibility: Captioning Video and Providing Transcripts

May 6, 2018

A Few Helpful Tips for Captioning & Transcribing I do almost everything on the web. From shopping to all my work-related tasks. After surfing the web recently, I noticed using video, podcasts and other forms of audio are popular as a means of communicating information. Some websites were great, and […]

Website Accessibility: S.E.O. 8 Helpful Tips

May 6, 2018

  In this article, I will provide 8 SEO tips!   SEO is an acronym for Search Engine Optimization. That means that when a search is performed for a product, service or information, websites appear on a search list by ranking. Why is this important? Because studies have shown that the […]

Accessibility – What’s Your Style?

May 6, 2018

Accessibility – What’s Your Style? Different forms of communication call for different types of applications when the purpose is making information accessible as well as memorable. Businesses, educational institutions or other types of information development frequently utilize mixed media.  This primarily encompasses static documents, video, audio, interactive elements or various […]

Accessibility: Decoding the Americans with Disabilities Act

April 30, 2018

Decoding the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility or more importantly, making products and services available to the disabled community is highly significant.  Organizations commonly overlook this area of business management. Why is this? The A.D.A. is written in legislative terms. The average business person generally doesn’t have the time to […]

Top 7 Values of Supportive Care and Remote Monitoring (SCRM)

April 29, 2018

According to one of our most recent white papers there are 7 values of Supportive Care and Remote Monitoring (SCRM).  These are worth another mention. The top 7 values enclosed below are the epitome of our mission, vision and values. Our Mission: We are a social enterprise that gives hiring […]

Inclusive Hiring: Personal Story & Pearls of Wisdom

April 24, 2018

Inclusive Hiring Hiring. One simple word.  Hiring.  We discover a variety of different requirements when we peel back the layers of that one simple word. One of those layers inclusion.  This layer is complex and deep.  The same layers are involved in every hire we make. Every new team member […]

Merry Korn, CEO Receives The Progressive Entrepreneur Award

April 23, 2018

The Smart Women Awards recognize the achievements of leading businesswomen, inspiring male advocates and effective women’s programs. Merry Korn, CEO of Pearl Interactive Network, Inc. is honored to have received the Progressive Entrepreneur Award. The Progressive Entrepreneur Award recognizes female entrepreneurs who have either founded or co-founded a for-profit business […]

Accessibility: Website Creation and Auditing Part 3 of 3

April 20, 2018

In Part 1 and Part 2 of This Series I provided some basic information on building an accessible website.  At this point, your website is built. You believe it is compliant, but you want to do an audit to make sure. Website Criteria There are several automated solutions available. Below […]

Accessibility: Website Creation and Auditing Part 2 of 3

April 17, 2018

The website is built!  The graphics, videos and audio content are engaging! You are ready to launch! You have a nagging feeling that you forgot something… What did you forget? Did you remember to ensure all the components are accessible to an assistive reader? Yes, that’s it! If you have […]

Accessibility: Website Creation and Auditing Part 1 of 3

April 17, 2018

In previous articles, I have covered topics such as downloadable content, computer languages, automation and testing. All these activities are equally important. Testing or auditing your site is imperative to keep it functioning as planned and allowing for accessibility. Auditing is essential to a website. There are several components that […]

Website Accessibility: Learning the Languages

April 17, 2018

Learning the Languages When making websites accessible for assistive readers such as NVDA or JAWS, it is very helpful to know or at least understand computer languages.  Websites use a language that the machine understands. A developer or programmer can tell the machine what they would like it to do. […]

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