Solving the Content Management System Standoff: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?

ProBlogger

Similarly, the same approach should be taken when it comes to choosing the best open-source content management system (CMS). Whether youll be running a company blog or a site thats jam-packed with graphics and video, making the right choice depends on your content.

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. Assumption 1: Create content. A year ago we set out to build a travel company and cruise discovery engine, but along the way Cruiseable turned into a travel and cruise publication as well. Guest Post by J.D.

The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. Community platforms are already being used for learning objectives.

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5 Things I’ve Learned from Running BizSugar

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

When my company, Small Business Trends, LLC, first purchased BizSugar in the summer of 2009, the best way I could describe it was as a miniature version of Digg, except that BizSugar focused soley on sharing information geared toward small and mid-sized businesses. Actively Manage the Site.

What the heck are social media consultants and what do they do all day?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Companies often call a consultant in because social media is not working. LinkedIn’s Sales Navigator is used by millions of companies, both B2C and B2B. The consultant works with management teams to set priorities, craft messages and prepare statements.

How To Use Customer Insight To Power Your Business

The Realtime Report

Smart companies will use the insights they get from customers in a number of ways; from fixing holes in marketing campaigns to informing product messaging and even developing and co-creating new products. Research is conducted using community platforms or on a one-to-one basis.

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HubSpot vs. Marketo: Which is Better?

Oktopost

Both companies have different strategic paradigms. Our basis for a comparison between the two is a list of capabilities for enterprise companies. Ad campaign management. for ad campaign management are also available. Project management. Social Media Management. Content Management System (CMS). Community. HubSpot Community. Marketing Nation Community. Sparta vs Athens: Which was the greatest empire?

This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16

SocialFish

Duties include pitching reporters, drafting press releases and feature stories, managing the association’s social media accounts, building media lists, and other responsibilities that will grow your knowledge and career skills. vibrant, healthier, and involved communities.

Social Media Software + Silos=Trouble

SocialFish

Whether it’s social media monitoring, social media management, social CRM, community platforms, social media measurement, the bottom line is that every company seemingly wants a piece of the social media pie.

Out With The Old…Rethinking Outdated Intranet Portal Models Part I – Introduction

SocMed Sean

“Traditional” intranet portals that are simply presentations layers with a back-end content management system just don’t cut it anymore. Instead, organizations want their employees to generate peer-to-peer content using 2.0 Tweet Sean R.

WordPress vs Drupal: Which CMS is Right for Your Site?

Idaconcpts

Most websites these days have massive amounts of content that must be managed for the smooth functioning of the site. The role of this falls to content management systems, or CMSes. So where do these two systems stack up in comparison?

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11 Qualities of the Ideal Social Media Strategist

Sprout Social

A social media strategist’s toolkit could include a range of productivity apps, a social media management tool like Sprout and they might even need familiarity with content management systems.

Australia Sharepoint Conference June 16/17 2010

Laurel Papworth

This article on IDM – Image and Data Manager has a good wrap up: While it is estimated that SharePoint is Microsoft’s fast growing product, the likely reality is that in many instances the product is not being fully utilised. Interesting.

Joomla! Surpasses 15 Million Downloads

Bill Hartzer

the industry’s leading open source content management system (CMS), has been downloaded more than 15 million times from JoomlaCode. In addition, the Community Oversight Committee has elected several new board members including Steve Burge, Javier Gomez, Marko Milenovic, Jacques Rentzke, Robert Deutz and Akarawuth Tamrareang. is a free, award-winning PHP-based content management system that enables users to build Web sites and powerful online applications.

This Week in Social Media – 7/31/2013

Social Media Marketing

The secrets of success to building a digital newsroom, the secrets of bureaucracy-free content marketing, Sina Weibo was slow to evolve, Quebec loves Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ are gaining on Facebook, what to do with marketing data and more, it''s This Week in Social Media.

5 Things You Can’t Blog Successfully Without

Writtent Blog

Your website traffic will grow, your company will flourish, and your reputation could swell to the point where business finds you. Open source content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal are good options. High-Quality Content.

How to Start a Successful Blog in 7 Easy Steps

Rebekah Radice

Getting a clear understanding of what your blog is about, who you’re writing for, and what type of content you create will make the “getting started part” a whole lot easier. You write about exercise, nutrition, weight management, and behavioral change.

5 Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing - A Guest Post By Paul Chaney

Diva Marketing Blog

One of the biggest lessons I've learned in 12 years of blogging and being active in digital communities is real relationship can and do happen online. He is currently a Staff Writer for Small Business Trends and also maintains a client-base of small to mid-size companies.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

It is also great for socializing and building your own community. Google helps us out by showing us some traffic trends on different blogging and content management systems (CMS) on the web. Hosting Companies. Importing Your Content.

My 9 Favorite Wordpress Social Media Plugins | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

What really makes the platform as successful as it is, are the thousands of themes and plugins that the WordPress community contributes. These add ons turn what essentially is a blogging platform, into just about any type of site you want from community to content management systems to storefronts. Disqus Comment System – The Disqus plugin transforms your WordPress comments into a true social media friendly experience.

Must-have Joomla Blog Extensions

ProBlogger

But that doesn’t negate all the strengths Joomla brings to the table as a content management system. How do users share your content? Thankfully, like WordPress, Joomla has a vibrant community of developers creating plugins to expand upon its standard capabilities.

101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017

Razor Social

They are there for their community and make them feel appreciated and connected to a brand on a more personal level. Use a social media management tool. Social media management tools can help you streamline all your day to day activity on social media. Use Google Tag Manager.

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5 Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing - A Guest Post By Paul Chaney

Diva Marketing Blog

One of the biggest lessons I've learned in 12 years of blogging and being active in digital communities is real relationship can and do happen online. He is currently a Staff Writer for Small Business Trends and also maintains a client-base of small to mid-size companies.

eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Contents Introduction Towards a Definition Driving Forces Developments to Date Barriers Future Potential References Web Links Introduction A definition for the term Personal Learning Environment ( PLE ), remains elusive. eLearning & Deliberative Moments.

How to Start a Successful Blog in 7 Easy Steps

Rebekah Radice

Getting a clear understanding of what your blog is about, who you’re writing for, and what type of content you create will make the “getting started part” a whole lot easier. You write about exercise, nutrition, weight management, and behavioral change.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

Sure, there are other blogging platforms and content management systems you can use on your own domain, but none are quite as popular or powerful as WordPress. GoDaddy – Again, this is the main hosting company I use for this blog and my most important sites.

The Complete Bloggers’ Guide to Web Hosting

ProBlogger

If you look at WordPress’ previous official web hosting company recommendations, there are three hosting companies suggested – DreamHost, Laughing Squid , and BlueHost. This is why it is important to compare multiple web hosting companies and what they offer in their packages.

Which is the Best Blog Hosting Solution?

ProBlogger

Check out the web hosting services topic on any forum or community discussion board, and you'll see both glowing endorsements and damning negativity for every hosting company out there - no matter how good they are. If you don't, you may wind up with a hosting company that doesn’t meet your needs as a blogger. If so, then you need to stick with hosting companies that provide email hosting. Some hosting companies provide their own web development services.

How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success

ProBlogger

One of the most important things you can do in 2014 as a content creator, is identify who you are as a personal brand by monitoring how you come across online. The purpose of Google Authorship is to help segment out true quality content from the plethora of content living on the web.

How LinkedIn Groups can Explode your Blog Traffic

ProBlogger

Whatever topic you blog about, whether it’s your business or your life, getting your name out there and expanding your blog community can be a challenge. This company spent nothing and tripled the amount of hits on their site from a single post on LinkedIn Groups.

7 Steps to Creating Million-Dollar Web Apps (And a Big Announcement)

Viper Chill

The feedback so far has been amazing , with one of the biggest bloggers on the web telling me after using it for just one day “the community has needed this for a really long time.” They’re even looking to put their company on the stock market.