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. Our roots are in Silicon Valley, so we knew we didn’t want to just create or license expert content. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

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

If you’re considering acquiring or building a user generated content site, here are a few things I’ve learned that may help you. BizSugar is built on Pligg, an open source content management system. Work on Building a Community. Actively Manage the Site.

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

Sherrilynne Starkie

The consultant works with management teams to set priorities, craft messages and prepare statements. They are effective managers. Relationship management is central to everything a social media consultant does. Listening to stakeholder communities is an important piece too.

Top 10 reasons to use WordPress [Beginner’s Guide]

BeingOptimist

It’s a very daunting task for fresh bloggers to choose a content management system. So, let’s see the benefits of using this fantastic content management system. The popularity of this content management system is so much that around 35% of the World Wide Web consists of WordPress. This content management system is flexible even you can do SEO with much ease. They can also Manage Plugins and Theme.

Why millions of WordPress sites are at risk

SocialFish

WordPress remains a popular content management system for many people, owing to both its ease of use and the fact that it doesn’t cost anything. However, a number of potential security flaws have been documented within the system during the last couple of years. (We’re

Got a Rubbish website? Social Media evaluation – Special Offer – $1800

Laurel Papworth

Does it have all the social media elements to gain comments, to be distributed through networks and to form a community? We then look at your Facebook and Twitter account – are they being maximised for the community, are the right tools being used to assess reputation, risk and roles?

How WordPress Can Make Your Website More Manageable

Idaconcpts

The standard content management system for millions of websites, WordPress is one of the most praised and appreciated online development platforms out there. 4) WordPress is backed up by a huge user community. Few content management systems load as quickly as WordPress.

How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress

Firebelly

I’ve touted before all of the different things WordPress can do as a content management system. As the admin, you’ll be able to track the posts and comments of each of your users, so you can control the amount of freedom you’d like to give your community. Will BuddyPress replace the need to manage a Facebook page or replace other social networks? Make sure you have a strong community that will be interested.

How to Create a Content Marketing Architecture, Framework and Plan

Pam Moore

Running your business, as well the marketing and content strategies that support your goals also require a framework and architecture. How much time do you spend creating content to inspire and connect with your audience? 10 Golden Rules for Content Marketing.

How To Use Customer Insight To Power Your Business

The Realtime Report

Research is conducted using community platforms or on a one-to-one basis. Content management systems enable you to A/B test content so that layout, messaging and text can be honed to drive engagement. How To Use Customer Insight To Power Your Business.

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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.

How I Got My Job As Director Of Social Media – Step 1: Build Experience Then Blog, Tweet, Collaborate!

SocMed Sean

” (see this infographic on A Day In The Life of A Social Media Manager for more on that), the answer to the second question takes a little more time. So…how did all this lead to getting a job offer as Senior Manager of Social Media Strategy?

HubSpot vs. Marketo: Which is Better?

Oktopost

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. For companies seeking to manage all their marketing (and sales) activities in one place, HubSpot is the right choice. Sparta vs Athens: Which was the greatest empire?

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. Avectra acquired NFi Studios , a white label online community platform.

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.

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.

Is HTML Or A CMS Better?

Small Business Mavericks

Is it better to design a website using HTML or a content management system (CMS)? Time Management: Designing your website and updating your content can be done much more quickly with a CMS than with an HTML website. Support: Most CMSs have a built in and strong support community. To be sure, there are pros and cons to either method. Here are a few things to think about when making your decision about whether to design your website using HTML or CMS.

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.

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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7 Reasons WordPress Rocks for Blogs

The Social Media Incubator

Hosting and managing the software is provided when you work with WordPress.com. 2. It functions as a CMS (content management system), so you don’t need to know HTML to make frequent updates. 3. It’s open source, so there is a thriving community of developers who have created plug-ins that allow you to add powerful functionality to your blog.

130 most important social media acronyms and slang you should know

Sprout Social

So when you’re in charge of creating social media content or responding to customers, it’s essential that you arm yourself with knowledge about the most common social media acronyms and slang. CMGR – Community manager. CMS – Content management system.

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Prepare Your Website for Geolocation with WordPress

Kikolani

Geolocation software uses global positioning systems (GPS) on smartphones or unique IP addresses on visitors’ computers to identify where a person is located. This plugin takes the guesswork out of writing local content – it will make your website “local” for every visitor!

5 Things You Can’t Blog Successfully Without

Writtent Blog

Open source content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal are good options. High-Quality Content. You can’t blog successfully without quality content. Is your content fresh and unique, or is it is just a rehash of old, tired material?

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.

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.

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.

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. 5 Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing. Create Content in the Form of a Blog.

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. Importing Your Content.

Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Customized content management systems (CMS) where your staff can access and edit the website and users can create their own blogs within your main site. Do you have a community on the ground to support an online community? Or would you be better served to set up a community inside another social network? How often will you use this and what data or content would you like to include? How will you collect and manage cellphone numbers?

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. 5 Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing. Create Content in the Form of a Blog.

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. Importing Your Content. One question I get asked often is how to start a blog.

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. Will they teach you to manage your own backend on the server, or will you be paying them for eternity to update your site? Easy to Manage. The control panel should let you install WordPress (or whatever content management system you want) with a few clicks.

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.

The Complete Bloggers’ Guide to Web Hosting

ProBlogger

In addition, there should be multiple ways to contact the hosting company, such as via email, a ticket system on their website, and via telephone. Easy to Manage. The control panel should allow you to easily install WordPress or the content management system you want with a few clicks.