Must-have Joomla Blog Extensions

ProBlogger

At first glance, Joomla isn’t the best platform for blogging. But that doesn’t negate all the strengths Joomla brings to the table as a content management system. Why even give Joomla a chance? I know what you’re thinking: why on earth would you even consider blogging with Joomla? Knowing the revenue and marketing potential of blogging, I think we can at least agree that Joomla users deserve the chance to make a go of it using their platform of choice.

Joomla! Surpasses 15 Million Downloads

Bill Hartzer

OSM), the not-for-profit organization that supports the Joomla! Project , today announced that Joomla!, 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. “February has been an exciting month for OSM and the Joomla! reached 15 million downloads,&# said Elin Waring, President of Open Source Maters, part of the Joomla!

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Open Community Case Study – GoPlow

SocialFish

This post is part of our regular series of Open Community case studies, in which intrepid association blogger and freelance writer Deirdre Reid will be digging into associations (and other kinds of organizations when relevant) who are living and breathing their open communities in the ways we describe in the book. Community: GoPlow. GoPlow is the Snow & Ice Management Association ‘s (SIMA) online community. Check them out: GoPlow Community.

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

ProBlogger

Joomla: Your online storefront starts here. Of the three, Joomlas the latest arrival to the CMS scene and occupies the middle ground between Drupal and WordPress, offering the best characteristics of each. Lets take a look at Joomlas top benefits: Simplified installation: Even if youre not pressed for time, youll be able to get this up and running quickly and easily. Although Joomla isnt for beginners, its setup is user-friendly and straightforward.

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. This does NOT have to be Not For Profits – social networks that have a “community&# feel, can also connect with the goodwill of the members and seek donations as a revenue stream.

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

ZevenSeas and Sharepoint: What Dan showed us, in prototype was a module – or whatever Sharepoint calls plugins (Wordpress) and components (Joomla!) – which allowed Leaders to set badge names and criteria for meeting that badge. 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.

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. Every day, scores of companies and aspiring bloggers enter the blogosphere with hopes of building a strong community and generating leads and profits. Blog successfully and you cam smile all the way to the bank.

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. Livefyre also has plans to shortly (most likely by the end of March) introduce integration with Drupal, Typepad and Blogger (it already supports WordPress, Joomla and open web install).

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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! Domain Name, Managed Hosting, Website builder and customizable templates Keyword Research and other tools Free Support & Guidance A community of like-minded solopreneurs. The Complete Solo Build It!

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

BeingOptimist

There are many open source platforms such as WordPress , Joomla, Drupal , and Magento and it is very confusing for the beginners to decide which CMS to use for their blog or website. 10 Robust Community: WordPress has an active community, as we discussed earlier that 35% of the internet consists of WordPress websites. Since there are millions of WordPress users, so the community is also vast. If you face any problem, you can take the support of the community.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Midwinter in Sweden

Kikolani

44 beautiful Joomla website designs. 30 Twitter tools to help grow your community. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Midwinter in Sweden, and what’s coming up on Kikolani. Thanks for Your Input! Last week, I asked readers to let me know how many articles they would like to see in each category of the resources mashup.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

It is also great for socializing and building your own community. If you have blog content on other platforms, including WordPress.com, Blogger, Drupal, Joomla, or others, then you might want to consider importing it into your new WordPress site. In general, if you paid for something and it’s not working accordingly, make sure to try their site and contact them directly if there isn’t a community forum. One question we hear quite a bit is how to start a blog.

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. In general, if you paid for something and it’s not working accordingly, make sure to try their site and contact them directly if there isn’t a community forum. One question I get asked often is how to start a blog.

45 Marketing Tools to Consider for 2017

Razor Social

It gives you a detailed overview of your audience’s interests through a feature called Community Insights. integrates with WordPress, Joomla, Magento, etc. What are the hottest marketing tools you should be using in 2017? As we test out a lot of tools, we are going to share the tools we use on a regular basis.

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Is Social Media Becoming Boring?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

When dealing with emotions, psychology, anthropology, sociology, among other disciplines, you’re bound to make “mistakes&# as you attempt to understand demographics and communities and learn about who will be receptive to what. Here I am, recommending the “next big thing&# based on his past contributions to the community and he’s simply not. 3) The neat little community of a few years ago has become yet another place everyone is stomping around.

How to Improve Your Social Media Marketing Plan With 13 Growth Hacks

Convince & Convert

Joomla. Participate in Ideation Communities. ” It’s a great way to invite people you respect in your industry into a community of like-minded folks. Twitter chats, Facebook Groups, and LinkedIn Groups (not to mention building your own ideation community) help people feel involved in the world, fulfill the human need to be social, and give you the opportunity to be the one who builds that connection for them.

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.” To cut a long story short, what I learned here is that people rarely want to have to learn a new system, and they would rather use what they’re used to like Joomla, WordPress or even building static HTML sites if they can.

How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10

Viper Chill

I personally don’t care for their constant posts about Twitter, but the Twitter community does. Once you know this kind of thing, you can produce more of what works for you and your community. Just earlier me and my partner were talking about when we used to have Joomla on our site. A chilling thought -not that there’s anything wrong with Joomla but, Wordpress just seems so much more versatile to me. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Thank You for the Memories in 2010

Ari Herzog

dlf@new communities (1). Joomla Website De… (1). To everyone who visited, subscribed, read, shared, commented, and otherwise enjoyed the content of AriWriter over the past 12 months, I thank you. Thank you for visiting my articles. Thank you for subscribing. Thank you for reading. Thank you for stumbling, digging, facebooking, printing, emailing, reacting, and otherwise sharing me and my feature authors with your friends and colleagues. Thank you for commenting.

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The Ultimate List of Social Media Acronyms and Abbreviations

Hootsuite

CMGR: Community Manager. Community managers cultivate a brand’s relationships on social media. Not to be confused with social media managers , community managers engage and nurture the company’s community.