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.

Open Source Web Management and Design Tools

Idaconcpts

Everything a web designer needs for free: Designing and managing a website need not be an expensive affair. This list is not comprehensive, but rather provides the categories for each step of website management, as well as open source examples of tools you can use.

Discover Marketing Technology Used by Leading Companies

Cody Ward

Have you ever wondered what technology the most innovative and successful companies are using to power their platforms, foster collaboration among their employees, or market their products and services? Current ranking is… WordPress – website content management.

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.

Tips For Creating An Awesome Website

The Realtime Report

is the best website content management system to use because it all comes down to how you will be using your website. WordPress is the most popular website in the world, in part due to its easy to use content management system and built in blogging facility.

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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. There are many companies such as ThemeForest and Colorlib. This content management system is flexible even you can do SEO with much ease.

Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites

Idaconcpts

WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. Not only is it used by almost a quarter of new webmasters, it’s also the system of choice for 17% of Alexa’s top one million sites on the web.

Are You Writing Intelligent Content? Should You Be?

Waxing UnLyrical

Intelligent content aka structured content is breaking out of its traditional boundaries. Today, organizations are looking to use Structured Content for their ebooks, case studies, research reports and blogs. What is Intelligent Content? The need for Bot-Readable Content.

Don’t Get Lost in the Jungle: A Field Guide to Navigating Your Targeted Content Strategy

SocialFish

Don’t Get Lost in the Jungle: A Field Guide to Navigating Your Targeted Content Strategy. Personalized content isn’t anything new. Companies like Amazon were at the forefront of understanding the value of the customer experience and humanizing technology.

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. How To Use Customer Insight To Power Your Business.

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The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

SocialFish

We’re seeing some interesting things going on in the association industry at the intersection of online communities and learning management systems (LMS). Just over half of respondents (51 percent) report using a learning management system (LMS) to deliver and manage education.

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The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

Cody Ward

Marketing technologists (those that understand how it all fits together) will become invaluable as businesses adopt customer relationship management solutions, email service providers, content management systems, and big data. You can generate content with WriterAccess.

Tech Tip: 3 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve The Backend Of Your Site

SocMed Sean

To get you started on the right track, here are 3 simple ways to make the management of your website/blog backend much simpler: URL Rewriting The Apache server has a mode rewrite module which will give you the opportunity to effectively redirect one URL to another.

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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

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). For companies seeking to manage all their marketing (and sales) activities in one place, HubSpot is the right choice.

B2B Marketers Are Humans, Too

Convince & Convert

Volvo Trucks bet on the former and successfully demonstrated the precision of its dynamic steering system through an award-winning video that has generated 78 million views. The brand wasn’t targeting consumers, but transport companies.

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Microsoft’s Future in Digital Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

There are also other great companies who compete directly with us. So one of the best examples we have is Ferrari.com where they used SharePoint as the presentation layer and content management system.

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport Launches Interactive Game Powered By Instagram Photos

Convince & Convert

With the stunning rise in popularity of user-generated content, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has turned to Instagram images to power a new interactive game called Destination Unknown. Images for the game are sourced using hashtags from a custom built content management system.

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. Refers to companies that cater to the needs of other businesses. CMGR – Community manager.

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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.

Content Marketing: Dos and Dont’s [Report]

Mindjumpers

Skyworld.com has just released their second complimentary white paper from the series on Successful Content Marketing. The report defines content marketing as both “an art and a science. Find a void in their experiences and aim to fill it with your content marketing efforts.

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Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

And, if you come up with an excellent summary for your page, that description should include similar turns of phrase and keywords in both your title and your full content. Get a Faster Web Hosting Company and Learn About Caching and CDNs : Google be taxing!

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Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

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. Instead of launching the site and hiring marketers to do content marketing, we brought on bloggers and writers who helped us create a rich foundation of smart, informative travel guides , cruise reviews, consumer how-to articles and Visual Lists , a new content format we’re pioneering.

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. Content marketing experience is helpful.

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.

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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12 (of the) Best WordPress Guides and Plugin Reviews of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress is not only the most popular blogging platform , but is increasingly becoming a leading website content management system (CMS) as well. What are some techniques, beyond the obvious, for search-optimizing WordPress content?

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.

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.

Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

And, if you come up with an excellent summary for your page, that description should include similar turns of phrase and keywords in both your title and your full content. Get a Faster Web Hosting Company and Learn About Caching and CDNs : Google be taxing!

3 Projects to Improve Auto Financial Services Websites

Idaconcpts

From making use of responsive design to improving the user experience to creating useful, link-bait time-sinkers, there are several specific steps that auto financial services companies can take to energize their sites. NOT for managers.

How Qantas Uses Employees to Tell the Brand Story

Convince & Convert

Within that umbrella, she oversees not only social media, but also branded online content, innovation, entertainment, youth initiatives, and content strategy that includes user-generated content and travel-inspired content (among many other pieces of the digital puzzle).

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Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Over the last decade, business blogs have gone from being a novelty to a leading-edge practice to an essential element for any company seeking to optimize its presence on the web. Why are so many companies now embracing blogging? In addition to the traditional benefits of business blogging , recent changes in the way search engines rank content have made blogging crucial for obtaining and maintaining high search engine visibility.

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. is a free, award-winning PHP-based content management system that enables users to build Web sites and powerful online applications. is used for everything from small personal Web sites to the backend management for some of the largest enterprises and highest traffic sites on the Web. Open Source Matters , Inc.

Technical Project Manager: A Guide on Their Role in Managing Your Digital Marketing Projects

Razor Social

In this article, I’m going to talk about the importance of having a technical Project Manager who can ensure the successful delivery of any digital project that requires an external company to implement. Could another company take over the code base if required?

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.

WordPress Blog Hosting: WordPress.com or Self-Hosted?

Idaconcpts

Committing to a content management system (CMS) for your blog is a big decision. Depending on the hosting company that you choose, you might have to pay additional set-up fees on the first year.

7 Ways to Take the Media World by Storm

Convince & Convert

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Joe Pulizzi’s new book Epic Content Marketing: How to Tell a Different Story, Break through the Clutter and Win More Customers by Marketing Less (McGraw-Hill, 2013). Yes, digital, as in desktop publishing, is becoming a legacy system.

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How to Build a Content Calendar (Plus a Free Template for 2014)

Convince & Convert

Creating a content calendar for your company from scratch is one of those tasks that seems ridiculously complicated at the outset but which, with a systematic approach and no scruples about stealing other people’s methods, can actually be fairly straightforward.