Open Source Web Management and Design Tools


There are several useful free and open source applications available for download that allow you to do everything from designing the graphics for your site to editing blog posts. Some popular open source text editors are: Bluefish – Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.

Open Source is a feature, not a benefit

The Way of the Web

Open source is a wonderful thing. But reading Matthew Ingram’s post last week about the lack of adoption for an open Twitter alternative highlighted the key reason why so few open source projects become mainstream success stories at the level of WordPress or Firefox.

Is Open Source the new black?

The Way of the Web

Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives → Is Open Source the new black? July 15th, 2010 · View Comments It seems as if Open Source is becoming fashionable, particularly when it comes to maps.

How the Open Source Makers revolution is continuing…

The Way of the Web

I’ve also been involved with various other platforms for clients, and tried to get more companies to look at the potential. Disruptive Technology Hardware 3d printing arduino makers open source electronics open source hardware

Client solves Ecommerce for WordPress via Open Source

The Way of the Web

And the other is that it’s one of the first times I’ve been working on a project which is delivering something via Open Source, rather than using OS products as an end user. The benefits of a true Open Source Ecommerce solution.

Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

Some farmers report that they are now getting more market intelligence from Twitter than from traditional sources such as the USDA. A group called Open Food is collaborating on an open source API to share data about food.

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Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study

The Marketing Blog

39 pm Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study Jump to Comments We recently did a study to understand how the businesses in India are using twitter. For this study we profiled 66 companies from ’9′ verticals and analysed them on different quantitative & qualitative parameters like no. Iffort Consulting , a NCR based social media consulting firm has researched the Twitter usage by companies in India.

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Cool Web Hosting company

The Marketing Blog

After some brain-storming I discovered a kool webhosting company called Velnetweb which seems to be one stop shop for all web hosting needs. Image source : Host Designs) Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 7 Comments Filed under Cool Stuff , Internet Marketing , Service Marketing 7 Comments Mayur September 5, 2009 at 12:35 pm visit [link] for more info. Home About In the Media People, Pages and Fun – Cool Jimdo Discussion forums still alive. July 30, 2007.5:45

Catching up on essential tech reading: Hackers and The Art of Intrusion

The Way of the Web

The second features the Homebrew computing club, which spawned Apple and many other companies, followed by the final section which focuses on the exploits of early videogame company Sierra Online. Benefiting from his hacking reputation, various people felt safe in admitting the mechanics of both computer intrusions and those using social engineering – although names of individuals and companies are often changed for obvious reasons.

Open social bookmarking service to rival Delicious

The Way of the Web

Certainly communicating and sharing information within the company firewall is possible with paid and free tools already, but this might also up a middle ground for creating a client service, for example. open source social networks delicious diigo

Fighting for the internet, and for my son…

The Way of the Web

The reasons I’m against the attempts by large media companies to shore up their moribund traditional business practice by funding politicians to bring in laws are simple: I believe that a free and open internet provides far more benefits to the whole of society than it damages, and that copyright is an incentive for creation which is meant to serve society as a whole, not restrict innovation and ideas in the service of extending profits for large corporations.

How To Create A Know-It-All Company - - Business Technology Leadership

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Open Source. Are you involved in setting the direction for your companys IT budget or strategy? How To Create A Know-It-All Company. Heres how some companies convinced individuals to share best practices. To drive KM at Russell Reynolds, the company circulates a document every afternoon throughout its 32 offices worldwide that shows all outstanding proposals and projects. How To Create A Know-It-All Company. Open Source.

Linking The OSINT To The Employees

Forbes Social Media

Social Media is one of the main sources of open source intelligence. In this article, LinkedIn is assessed as a source of OSINT about both employees and companies in addition to mitigating controls and employee training

Looking for a Beneficial Summer Internship? Google It.

The Social Media Incubator

Google is offering the “ Summer of Code 2013 ,” which is an internship for students who are willing to work on open-source projects. then students also applying to work on said projects, and finally the two groups get connected together for a summer of open source coding madness.”.

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REVAi: Old Story in A New Bottle?

The Marketing Blog

I am basically talking about the launch of new REVAi from the electric car company REVA. To its credit REVA is the first company in India to come up with this unique innovative concept of electric cars. I would rather wait for a good car company to come out with an alternate fuel vehicle. Home About In the Media Linkedin v/s Facebook – Professional up Against Social CNG Auto-Rickshaw November 6, 2007.3:37 37 pm REVAi: Old Story in A New Bottle?

ebay X.Commerce & If Indian eCommerce has Missed the Bus?

Atom Thought Open sourced ecom platform-alongwith mcommerce and hosted shopfront options. At the centre of the ebay nervous system is the Open Sourced Web & Mobile Platform- Magento-this platform can enable anyone to start a shop, and enables customers to transact.

Recruiting Lessons from Google

The Marketing Blog

search-engine company has positioned itself as a startup in this job-advertisement. The catch line says ‘ Start-up company with manpower, funding an ideas seeks entrepreneur ‘ A thing or a two to learn for the modern-companies: Comfort feel for your potential employees Learn how to position yourself even if you aren’t a startup anymore. Talk about the open-culture, encouragement for entrepreneurship and things like that.

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Looking for a Beneficial Summer Internship? Google It.

The Social Media Incubator

Google is offering the “ Summer of Code 2012 ,” which is an internship for students who are willing to work on open-source projects. then students also applying to work on said projects, and finally the two groups get connected together for a summer of open source coding madness.”

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Looking for a Beneficial Summer Internship? Google It.

The Social Media Incubator

Google is offering the “ Summer of Code 2012 ,” which is an internship for students who are willing to work on open-source projects. then students also applying to work on said projects, and finally the two groups get connected together for a summer of open source coding madness.”

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Join a world of creativity, fun, innovation and entrepreneurship

The Marketing Blog

38 am Join a world of creativity, fun, innovation and entrepreneurship Jump to Comments We’re hiring @ Ideafarms They say that ‘culture’ is the biggest asset for any company and my mad workplace is special because of our unique culture Why Us? Here you’ll find a participative high-energy work environment where every person is encouraged to nurture, where values – openness, transparency and trust – can thrive.

Coverage Questions !

The Marketing Blog

helps the company in its marketing communications efforts. When you write an email to me for example – Please address me by name ‘Daksh’ instead of Hey, ‘You got a cool blog’ Hey XXX(well I’ve seen some funny names really We’re a cool company and we think this might be useful for your product. Home About In the Media ATM Redefined A Pleasant Gift December 9, 2007.7:05 05 am Coverage Questions !

Customer Service: Contrasting Examples

The Marketing Blog

51 am Customer Service: Contrasting Examples Jump to Comments Fed up with my usb-internet device , I’ve been trying to connect with the customer care executives of the company behind it. The only way for the ‘customers’ to reach out to these companies is via a ‘telephone’ which under most circumstances eats a sizable amount of time for an average IT executive. A lot of companies provide web-based support on the go in the form of IM.

Cab Drivers as Word-of-Mouth Marketers?

The Marketing Blog

Jump to Comments Imagine the cabbies playing the dual role of a ‘driver’ and a ‘product-marketer’ Recently, I had read in a blog-post that the company that sells ads on the outside of cars in London would now secretly pay money to the car drivers for product marketing. Perhaps the companies should portray drivers as ’Customer Evangelists’ instead of Spammers Image Credits – Via

Joomla! Surpasses 15 Million Downloads

Bill Hartzer

Open Source Matters , Inc. the industry’s leading open source content management system (CMS), has been downloaded more than 15 million times from JoomlaCode. reached 15 million downloads,&# said Elin Waring, President of Open Source Maters, part of the Joomla! The platform’s ease-of-use and extensibility has made it the most popular and downloaded open source Web site software in the industry today. About Open Source Matters, Inc.

How to create mobile-friendly content with Google’s AMP

AMP is a Google-backed open-source project that launched last February as an open standard to make it easier for any publisher to have pages load quickly on mobile devices. Facebook allows users to open pages without leaving the Facebook environment.

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Google Knol Is Dead

Small Business Mavericks

It’s been 3 1/2 years since Google opened up its Knol pages to the public. The Google Knol home page links to a company called Annotum , which will be the new name of Knol pages starting in May 2012. I’d say that Annotum appears to be an open source endeavor being pushed by for-profit companies like Solvitor LLC and Crowd Favorite. Google has finally decided to kill its Knol pages. The big question is, Why?

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Leverage Multi-Social Media Platforms to Tell Stories

Direct Marketing Observations

What’s cool is that digital media’s variety of platforms allow people and companies, equally, the ability, though some do not take advantage of it, to do just that-tell stories.

How to Cut Costs with Your Own Support Community

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The social web has opened the communication floodgates. They feel a stronger connection with your company, increasing the chance that they’ll stay customers for a long time. More than 2,000 of the company’s 15,000 customers find solace in the support community.

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Thirteen Tips for Effective Tagging

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Choose from over 240 products from companies such as Microsoft, Adobe, and Symantec. A tag is a collaboratively generated, open-ended labeling system that enables Internet users to categorize content such as Web pages, online photographs, and Web links. Jump to Content.

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The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers

Webbiquity SMM

That said, however, it’s amazing how much can be done without spending any money—or even leaving whatever web page is currently open in your browser. Too many tabs open in Chrome? Sample reviews: “Suddenly find yourself with a zillion tabs open? 17) Open SEO Stats.

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

SocMed Sean

The collaborative efforts of the open source community have also delivered new products into the marketplace, driving the cost of software down and injecting healthy competition into the portal industry. Tweet Sean R.

Social Media Monitoring: Bespoke, Tailored, or Off the Rack?

Net-Savvy Executive

A recent article points out that some companies are going for something much more customized to their needs. Even using some of the open-source components that everyone uses as important building blocks, it's a lot of work.

How To Organize A Brand Hackathon (And Why) – Interview With Betabrand’s Chris Lindland

The Realtime Report

The company used its customer newsletter and social media to promote the event. “Betabrand is perfect because we have such an open, experimental approach to branding,” says Lindland.

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.

45 Free or Super Cheap Tools for Creating Amazing Visual Content

Writtent Blog

An open-source option for editing video files available to Windows users, there’s a bit of a learning curve attached to getting the hang of this program. The world’s leading open source program for 3D visual content creation, this program is only as limited as your imagination.

Poisoning the Online Well

Net-Savvy Executive

It''s a challenge when multiple entities are simultaneously trying to (a) get useful information from open sources online and (b) planting deceptive information in the same sources. The information you find online can be a useful source, but it''s not the only source.

7 Social Media Trends You Need to Add to Your 2017 Strategy

Rebekah Radice

My 7 predictions that will rapidly transform how your company uses social media. Regularly walk through how a customer perceives your company. From Periscope to Facebook Live, streaming was open source. So how do you harness this technology for your company?

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Robust Collaboration Tools to Empower the Modern Social Media Marketing Team


Backed by an open source warranty, the web app simply enables you and your team to get things done with a focus on setting tasks, assigning responsible users, setting timelines and milestones, collecting and reviewing feedback and the ability to create multiple workspaces.

Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites


One of the great things about and open-source content management systems like WordPress is how easily you can develop plugins and extensions, which once easily installed provide certain functionality that the original software cannot perform.

Apple vs Microsoft: Tablet Market Clash between iPad and Windows 8


But the open source firmware enjoys a clear edge over iPad in escalating popularity. Recently, the company previewed and launched Windows 8’s developer version. In February 2012, the company previewed Windows 8 Store with a great layout and high security potentials.

12 Time-Saving Tools for Content Marketers

Convince & Convert

Luckily, no one ever said you have to do it alone—blogs, online magazines, and newspapers are all great sources of inspiration. You can even set up an RSS feed from your company blog directly into MailChimp, so that your latest blog entries are sent automatically to your mailing list.

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Time for an Update

Net-Savvy Executive

Where we draw the boundaries between "privacy" and "surveillance" is an open question, and one I've written about a few times over the years ( The Ethics of Listening , 2007; Ethics, Open Sources and CI , 2007; Ethical Standards for Listening Vendors , 2010; The Limits to Personal Data Use and Abuse , 2014). I looked into organizing a summit on the topic last year, but it's just too hot for an open discussion.

CRM for the SMB

Small Business Mavericks

SugarCRM – Companies looking for a high level of flexibility and ownership over their CRM will want to take a look at SugarCRM, the leader in open source CRM software. For more sophisticated features, companies will want to look into the paid editions. The Entrepreneur edition is probably the best fit for the SMB, but Maximizer makes it easy to upgrade to more robust editions as your company grows. By Lauren Carlson.

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