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

Idaconcpts

Two of the most popular packages are WordPress and Drupal. According to Drupal’s own statistics, over a million websites run this CMS package. Even more interesting, Drupal is preferred by sites that have high traffic numbers. Drupal. Winner: Drupal (barely).

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

ProBlogger

Drupal: Sophistication and usability in one package. Robust is one way of describing Drupal. The following are the top reasons for using Drupal:. If youll be posting new content around the clock from many contributors, Drupal will give you an effective means for doing so.

Trending Sources

How to Cut Costs with Your Own Support Community

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Maintaining traditional channels like phone, email and live chat support are a must—but a solid support community can cut that burden drastically, saving you time and money. But good communities are more than support channels. Take a look at some strong examples of community support.

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Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

Taking Badges Further: I use incentives to reward influencers in my online communities in three ways: Points for repetitive, ongoing and countable activity. Obvious one is Community Moderator for those that volunteer community admin duties.

Awesome Association Jobs this Week – March 9

SocialFish

Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital; Domestic Violence Services at Haymarket Center; community outreach and education, including the 40-Hour Domestic Violence Training; and the volunteer services program.

5 Things You Can’t Blog Successfully Without

Writtent Blog

Open source content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal are good options. Interacting with your audience is the key to building a community. Blog successfully and you cam smile all the way to the bank.

Social Intranet: Open Atrium social network for internal use

Laurel Papworth

It’s based on social networking software Drupal, and is free to download: Social Intranet Open Atrium. I’ve schlepped around with Drupal for about 4 or 5 years, but am not a guru- are you? Online communities within the organisation – what do you use?

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

Drupal. CIThread – helps editors intelligently Curate for Communities. OneSpot – Tools for publishers aggregates RSS, Twitter, community ranking.

Thirteen Tips for Effective Tagging

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community. Bear in mind that different people will bookmark the same site for different reasons: I might bookmark Terminus 1525 as a great example of a Drupal site, while you are saving it as a link to young Canadian artists. Go to Community Discussions. Community.

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Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 2 of monetizing online communities looks at donations – an overlooked revenue stream and the social media tools that enable donations online. Currency has no inherent value itself – only what we, the community, say it’s worth.

Noel, Luck of Seven and Episode 20

The Marketing Blog

Chapman’s latest podcast episode at Managing The Gray features friend, Drupaller & co-worker Noel. Home About In the Media SmallBizPod – Episode 56 Asian Entrepreneurship News from Other Blogs October 18, 2007.6:51 51 am Noel, Luck of Seven and Episode 20 Jump to Comments C.C. Noel talks about his project Luck of Seven and in particular answers seven questions in the podcast. Listen to the episode right away by clicking here.

Xtees.com - A Unique t-shirt selling hub

The Marketing Blog

22 am Xtees.com – A Unique t-shirt selling hub Jump to Comments Last week was quite interesting as I spent most of my time fiddling around with testing and installation of Drupal on local network. Home About In the Media Services & Tools for Bloggers OSSCamp Summer Edition June 18, 2008.3:22

The Complete Solo Build It! Review - An Insider’s Perspective

The Social Media Hat

suite of tools, training and community so that I could review everything. I've built sites using Geocities, FrontPage, Dreamweaver, PHP-Nuke, GoDaddy, Joomla, Drupal, Wix and WordPress. As I sifted through the community discussions I found thousands of SBI!

Favorite Social Media Management Tools for Small Business

Convince & Convert

Pros : Supports Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogs (WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr, Typepad, Squarespace, Drupal), Flickr, Bit.ly, YouTube, and reviews sites like Yelp.

Open Source is a feature, not a benefit

The Way of the Web

We wouldn’t have GNU Linux, Ubuntu, Apache, Drupal, and we’d all be using Internet Explorer without the option to switch to Firefox or Chrome. Open source is a wonderful thing.

Good Game: ABC TV Show and online communities

Laurel Papworth

Jeremy gets online and says it’s cos he’s not a woman he got sacked, the GoodGame crew go the forums and say it was their decision, the community get their knickers in a knot and start a petition , a Facebook goup and a website called SaveJunglist (his gamer handle or nickname).

Why I’ll Keep Growing My Private Link Network After Google’s “Crackdown”

Viper Chill

The conversation we had wasn’t very interesting, and it probably shows a very geeky time of my youth, but it does highlight one thing: Even at 16 I was crazy about SEO and the communities discussing it. For almost 48 hours things seemed nicely confined to our little private communities.

Why Livefyre Is The Best Blog Comment System Evah

Waxing UnLyrical

In Jordan’s words, “We are creating a community of commenters and content producers, connected through conversation and interests.&#. They truly believe in community. They understand that in order to build a community, you have to be a part of that community.

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

B2C and B2B companies were just as likely to be monitoring user reviews (B2B: 49%, B2C: 51%) and manage a community dedicated to customers (B2B: 49%, B2C: 51%). She says that PayPal simply can’t know all of the potential APIs and feature requests its developer community wants and needs in order for them to build applications and products on its platform. Dell Embraces Tablets and the Cloud iPhone Coming to Target Retail Stores Drupal Founder on Why Open Source is.

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Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

mashable.com

At the same time, we want to make sure that we’re building a thriving community, engaging customers and broadening awareness of our products,&# says Trisha Layton, marketing coordinator at PROBAR.

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70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

If you have blog content on other platforms including WordPress.com, Blogger, Drupal, Joomla, or other blogging platforms, then you might want to consider importing it into your new WordPress site. One question I get asked often is how to start a blog.

Use Forums to Boost Your Blog’s Value

ProBlogger

I’ll answer that question with another one: do you think of your blog as a publishing platform with occasional interaction, or a full-blown community? Working with an online community development expert, Heather integrated a Q&A forum into her website.

HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

mashable.com

These “super influencers&# drive an even higher share of conversion — on average influencing 30% or more of all conversions on marketers’ sites just by recommending a brand’s products, content, or promotions to their online communities.

Dear Blog Comment Spammer: I Think Your Comment Spam Tool is Broken

Bill Hartzer

Drupal. Could|Would} you {list|make a list} {all|every one|the complete urls} of {your|all your} {social|communal|community|public|shared} {pages|sites} like your {twitter feed, Facebook page.

8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups

Kikolani

If you own a blog that has multiple authors, regular contributors, or regular guest bloggers , here are seven ways a private blog group can be utilized for helping strengthen the blog and its community as a whole. Some popularly used structures / sites include: Custom collaboration groups with platforms such as BuddyPress , Drupal, etc.

Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Drupal. 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? Tomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. I will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago.

Blog Comment Spammer Leaves Comment. Forgets to Spin the Content.

Bill Hartzer

I’m {looking|planning|going} to start my own blog {in the near future|soon} but I’m having a {tough|difficult|hard} time {making a decision|selecting|choosing|deciding} between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal.

194: 5 SEO Tools for Bloggers

ProBlogger

I think there’s been a Drupal version as well. If you are looking to connect to other bloggers, to learn from them, to share what you know about blogging, that’s important as well, do head over to the group, do a search on Facebook for ProBlogger community or hit the problogger.com/group. 5 Blogger SEO Tools. In today’s episode, I’ve got Jim Stewart from StewArtMedia back on the show to talk about SEO tools to help you to rank your blog higher.

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What Do We Need to Teach About Knowledge Work? | Computer Writing and Research Lab

Buzz Marketing for Technology

That might involve learning popular time management techniques (Allen 2003) or participating in online communities that face similar problems (Spinuzzi 2003, Ch.6); they certainly will involve examining, evaluating, adapting, and adopting the local innovations that coworkers have developed.

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Live Blogging - OSS Camp Delhi 08-09 September 2007 @ Day 1

The Marketing Blog

It’s by Mir Nazim and is about Drupal and its best practices. Gud start he’s talking about using the CVS code and says don’t just download abruptly from drupal website. well that is one of the best examples of websites using Drupal. Mir has also beautifully addressed on the community aspects of drupal and using Drupal as a CMS for websites. Today Noel, a renowned Drupaler rejoices when he meets fellow folks from the community.

Services & Tools for Bloggers

The Marketing Blog

I’d really like to see its compatibility with Drupal in the near future. But yeah the bottom line is that the blogging community is in a win-win situation. Home About In the Media Social Technographics Ladder Xtees.com – A Unique t-shirt selling hub June 12, 2008.3:18 18 am Services & Tools for Bloggers Jump to Comments Ever since the philosophy of blogging has become popular a lot has happened in the blogosphere planet.

Turned six months old & Freed.in

The Marketing Blog

is a leading community event in the Indian sub-continent promoting freedom in technology, software and related domains. Having attended sessions on WordPress.org and Drupal this one looks promising. All you have to do is register on line and turn up to get clued in to OSS community and work going on. Home About In the Media Live Blogging – OSS Camp Delhi 08-09 September 2007 @ Day 1 Coming up: SmallBizPod’s Indian Entrepreneurship Special September 14, 2007.7:09

Build Your Own Reddit With Reddit

www.readwriteweb.com

We are proud and excited that were finally giving back to the community that has given us so much." It makes sense for Reddit, which has grown because of very passionate and technically savvy community, might go this route.

Sizing Up the Social Media Software Market « Social Media Musings by Tom Humbarger

tomhumbarger.wordpress.com

Open Source – Drupal, Joomla, WordPress, etc. My Top Posts My Social Media Job Description Confused About Community Registration? and Beer 7 Social Media Must-Dos for the Restaurant Industry Looking for An Example Community RFP?

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

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Hence, they prefer the more limited view of PLEs as a configurable extension to a VLE, especially when they continue to see themselves as the monopoly technology service providers for their learning community (eg online enrolment, email addresses). eLearning & Deliberative Moments.

Joomla! Surpasses 15 Million Downloads

Bill Hartzer

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. In 2010 we look forward to helping the community tackle some major agenda items, such as a new release of Joomla! and a thriving third-party developer community.&#. community. Open Source Matters , Inc. OSM), the not-for-profit organization that supports the Joomla!

Being Lightweight: Tools We Use | Common Craft - Explanations In Plain English

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Web Site - Were fans of content management platforms like Drupal , Wordpress , etc. We love Twitter because its lightweight - its a direct line to part of our community that doesnt require clicking a link in email. community. The Common Craft Store. Our Client Productions.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Key Takeaways from #SMAZ

Kikolani

How to piss off an online community – examples from the latest changes to Digg, Facebook, Sphinn, and Twitter. WordPress, Joomlan, and Drupal : Which one is the best? Build online community.

Presenters Failing the Social Media Communications Test | stuart henshall

www.henshall.com

Even the simple things, tags, pictures, community hub, etc. You are Managing a Community not a Conference This post by Ray Sim really illustrates the opportunity. Conferences are also made by the community, by the connections made there, and in many cases the business that is done.