The Second Edition of Just Ask will be developed throughout 2014. A primary focus is expanding considerations for older users.
Updates and new chapters will be posted online starting with:
- Inciting Insight: Conducting an Effective Buy-in Session
- Resources: Videos of How People with Disabilities use ICT
Visitors to Just Ask online range from large corporate project teams developing complex products, through students just getting started in product design. Just Ask has thousands of readers per month from around the world (190 countries). The target audience includes:
- Developers of websites, software, hardware, and consumer products
- Project managers, coders, engineers
- Usability specialists, human factors engineers
- Interaction designers, industrial designers, visual designers
- Instructors and students (see Courses using Just Ask)
- People with disabilities, disability organizations
Just Ask is the number 1 search result on Google for several popular searches, such as "usability testing checklist"
Positive Points for Your Organization
Sponsoring Just Ask: Integrating Accessibility Throughout Design online provides a special opportunity to associate your organization with a resource that:
- Provides detailed, practical guidance to product developers
- Supports and empowers people with disabilities and older users participating in product design
Sponsoring this online book provides positive visibility to your organization.
- Online: Your logo is featured on web pages with high value and visibility in multiple areas.
- Offline: Many readers will print the web pages for offline reading and reference, and your logo is included on the printed pages.
- Multiple channels: Just Ask is promoted through target mailing lists, reviews in high visibility media, and presentations at key conferences.
Thanks Shawn, Adobe, RNIB, [Mitsue-Links, SAP] and all for putting an important publication in an accessible format for everyone.
— Wayne Dick, Chair, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, CSU, Long Beach, WebAIM mailing list
As a top sponsor of Just Ask: Integrating Accessibility Throughout Design online, you get:
- Your logo above the fold on all 26+ web pages of the English version
- Your logo on all translated versions requested (currently available in Spanish and Japanese)
- Your logo at the top and bottom of the printed pages
- Your sponsorship included in announcements, such as material distributed at conferences
Four sponsorship levels are described below:
|1. Web pages||All 26||All 26||8||4|
|2. Online position||Above fold||(Above fold)||(Below fold)||Below fold|
|3. Print position||Top & Bottom||Bottom||Bottom||Bottom|
|4. Your logo online||150 x 150||75 x 150||75 x 150||75 x 150|
Bronze level sponsorship is $1,000 US dollars for most organizations and $500 for non-profit/charity disability organizations.
The options from the chart above are described below:
- Web pages – Logo on all 26 Just Ask web pages listed in the Table of Contents plus new chapters of the Second Edition; or on 8 pages: Welcome, Cover, About, Table of Contents and 4 pages of your choice; or on 4 pages: Welcome, Cover, About, and Table of Contents.
- Online position – On Just Ask the web pages listed in 1. Web pages, logo above or below the fold (that is, visible without scrolling) on common configurations, such as Firefox browser with default settings on 1024x768 screen resolution.
- Print position – When printed, logo is at the top of the first page and/or the bottom of the last page of Just Ask web pages.
- Logo – 150px H x 150px W image, or 75px H x 150px W image. Can be company logo, product logo, or other logo or text as agreed upon. Linked to appropriate page on your site.
- Announcements – Sponsorship listed in Web pages, announcements, and other formal communications about the Just Ask, including e-mails to mailing lists, presentation handouts, and conference flyers.
- Translations – Your logo on all translated versions. (Position to be determined by sponsorship level and number of sponsors.)
Sponsors may use the Just Ask Sponsor logos in any medium, including web pages and printed material. When used in hypertext (such as in a Web page), the logo must link to the Just Ask About page using the URI <http://www.uiAccess.com/accessucd/about.html> or the Just Ask Cover page using the URI <http://www.uiAccess.com/accessucd/>. When used in a non-hypertext medium, the Just Ask About page or Cover page URI should be included in text, preferably near the logo. The Sponsor may copy the logo source to their preferred Web server, but the logo may not be changed in any way (for example, resized or colors changed).
To learn more about sponsoring Just Ask: Integrating Accessibility Throughout Design, contact:
Just Ask Sponsor Policy
Unless otherwise agreed, sponsorship starting after January 2008 is for 2 years and sponsor benefits are automatically extended for additional years at no additional fee, unless there is a change in status of the resource.
The Sponsor program consists solely of acknowledgment of sponsorship according to to details in the Just Ask Online Sponsorship Agreement, and license for the Sponsor to use the Just Ask Sponsor logo under the scope of this program. The order of listing Sponsors is at uiAccess.com's discretion.
uiAccess.com reserves the right to reject sponsors. Links to websites with content that uiAccess.com deems objectionable will be refused. uiAccess.com reserves the right to cease Sponsor acknowledgment—that is, logos and links—at any time. In general, uiAccess.com will only do so when the content published at the linked site becomes objectionable. In a case where uiAccess.com ceases to acknowledge a Sponsor, the contribution will not be refunded.
uiAccess.com reserves the right to change the Sponsor program and policy at any time—for example to redefine amount—for new Sponsorship. Program changes do not affect existing Sponsorship agreements.