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.

12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. How I Create and Manage A WordPress Website by Graywolf’s SEO Blog.

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.

Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress

Firebelly

Main | Stop tweeting about the # of followers you have » October 23, 2009 Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress WordPress was originally made as a blog publishing application but has now evolved into a huge content management system (CMS). These are what turn the basic blog program into a full content management system. Essentially, the WordPress theme system is a way to skin your website.

Must have graphic design skills for social media consultants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Part of this is understanding how people use and view digital content, often referred to as the user experience (UX). A great social media consultant needs to be able to guide the development of content that is useful, findable and accessible. Social media consultants need to have branding competencies to be able to devise naming conventions and establish tones of voice, social lexicons and content reflecting the right look and feel. Being an imagery content maker.

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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. Storytelling is essential to compelling content.

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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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.

Web Analytics that Stand Out from the Crowd

Idaconcpts

Launched in August 2010 by Edo Cohen and Ran Margalist, Seevolution aims to provide single platofrm to manage your site’s real-time analytics , click maps, and eye tracking.

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.

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. Few content management systems load as quickly as WordPress.

Sweet Association Social Media & Marketing Jobs – June 21

SocialFish

Responsible for implementing and optimizing digital marketing campaigns across various digital channels to include copy writing, editing, web content management and managing of marketing campaigns.

How Many Ways Can You Design A Website?

Small Business Mavericks

Still others prefer to use a content management system. There are of course many content management systems. There are open source systems like Joomla, WordPress, and Drupal. And there are many premium systems that you can buy. There’s not just one way to design a website. Every website is different. In fact, today there are so many different platforms to use for building websites that no two web developers will agree on the best one.

Learning + Technology: The Latest on What Associations Are Doing

SocialFish

Just over half of respondents (51 percent) report using a learning management system (LMS) to deliver and manage education. percent of respondents who reported using either an LMS or a learning content management system (LCMS) in the 2010 edition of the survey.

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Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?

Firebelly

Blogger will work just fine if all you’re looking for is a simple blog that stands alone from the rest of your website, but for flawless integration and versatility, WordPress is one of the best content management systems you’ll find on the web.

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

How To Use Customer Insight To Power Your Business

The Realtime Report

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. Capturing and using customer feedback effectively is essential for growing businesses.

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3 Digital Tools That Improve PR

Proactive Report

There are many vendors out there that will provide this service, but you can also work with your webmaster or IT department and build one in WordPress or your Content Management System. Then you send them just one link to that content with your pitch.

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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. And just when you thought you had a handle on content-first design, technology has thrown content strategists for another loop.

Instant Sales Plus Higher Conversion With These Ecommerce Tips

The Realtime Report

Developing and managing an online store is both easy and difficult. Most ecommerce platforms and CMS (content management system) scripts use a checkout workflow that involves completing two or three steps to complete the purchase.

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.

Hot Association Social Media Jobs This Week – January 13

SocialFish

Position works with SHRM’s Online Content, Development & Integration Manager to develop and implement complex multimedia projects. The Marketing Manager will manage the overall marketing and communications functions of the association.

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.

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. 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.

Google’s Change of Address Tool is Broken

Bill Hartzer

There are several web CMS (Content Management Systems) whose URL structures are inherently broken and not set up properly. Google’s Change of Address tool, accessed by website owners in the Google Search Console, is broken.

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Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Assumption 1: Create content. 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. Our roots are in Silicon Valley, so we knew we didn’t want to just create or license expert content. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

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. Will BuddyPress replace the need to manage a Facebook page or replace other social networks? It’s no secret that I’m a WordPress advocate, but I’ve just recently discovered one of the project’s most impressive features– running a social network.

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. If your JavaScript and CSS is cluttering up the page (instead of actual content): tax!

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Web Design Or Development: What’s the Difference?

Small Business Mavericks

Content Management Systems (CMSs): Some website designers work exclusively with CMSs. Small business owners often confuse website design with website development. While they are similar, they are completely different tasks. Here’s a little discussion on how they are different. What Web Designers Do. Web designers are the beauticians of the Web. Their job is to make websites look beautiful. This requires a certain set of skills in both graphics and coding.

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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.

The Importance of H2 Headings

Idaconcpts

Your content management system should have a simple way to add an H2 heading to each page. What are H2 headings?

Need to Learn Wordpress?

Janet Fouts

Wordpress can enable you to create an online presence for a fraction of what a traditional web site costs and have an easy to use content management system (CMS) to boot.

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.

7+ WordPress Plugins For Every Website

Firebelly

WordPress is one of the best website content management systems out there – and not just for blogs. Redirection – A must on every blog migration, Redirection is a simple manager of 301 redirects.

The Beauty (and Benefits) of a 404 Page

Firebelly

Click here to return home,&# nobody will be willing to go to your home page and dig through all of the website’s content to find what they were looking for. The 404 error has become so common that it’s become a key term in technology culture.

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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Microsoft’s Future in Digital Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So one of the best examples we have is Ferrari.com where they used SharePoint as the presentation layer and content management system. Over the weekend I got to meet with Romi Mahajan the World Wide Director of the Digital Marketing Platform Group at Microsoft.

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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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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Looking Into The Social Media Past

Firebelly

In preparation for the New Year, we’ve been working on transferring our Firebelly blog from Typepad to the beautiful WordPress content management system.

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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. If your JavaScript and CSS is cluttering up the page (instead of actual content): tax!

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.