If you're using even seemingly harmless search engine optimization techniques, your pages may be perceived as spam or even worse by users relying on assistive technologies to view the web, writes Matt Bailey in today's SearchDay article, Don't Disable Your Site for Handicapped Users. Search engines may not penalize you, but you'll almost certainly lose disabled users if you haven't tested your site using assistive technologies. In fact, you may be doing the online equivalent of parking in a handicapped space—and may not even realize you're being a jerk for doing so.
Meet Your Favorite Search Engine Watch Contributors
Many of SEW's leading expert contributors will be at ClickZ Live, the new online and digital marketing event kicking off in New York (March 31-April 3). Hear from the likes of: Thom Craver, Josh Braaten, Lisa Barone, Simon Heseltine, Josh McCoy, Lisa Raehsler, Greg Jarboe, Dan Cristo, Joseph Kerschbaum, John Gagnon, Eric Enge and more!