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.

Twitter Eases Process of Embedding Timelines

SocialTimes Twitter

Senior product manager Mollie Vandor used a blog post to reveal three ways for publishers to generate an unlimited number of timelines: factory functions , Twitter’s new oEmbed application-programming interface and via publish.twitter.com.

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.

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.

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| Stop tweeting about the # of followers you have » October 23, 2009 Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress WordPress was originally made as a blog publishing application but has now evolved into a huge content management system (CMS).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.

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.

Taxonomy in Content Curation

Aggregage

I ran across an interesting post by Karan Bavandi: “Link Management System&# vs. “Content Management Systems&# – In search of tools for curators. A content curator can override it, but that’s actually fairly rare.

Facebook Live Column Added to Signal

SocialTimes Facebook

Through our conversations with newsrooms, we’ve learned that journalists want to use more Facebook Live content, and today’s update aims to make that easier. Facebook added a column for Facebook Live videos to its Signal tool for journalists.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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 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.

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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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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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

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?

Content Curation on Steroids

gillin.com

In the process, it’s creating some compelling new ways to derive value from content. Content curation is about filtering the stuff that people really need from out of all the noise around it. CIThread scours the Web for relevant content, much like a search engine does.

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.

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.

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.

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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21 Things to Know When Pricing a B2B Website

PWB Marketing Blog

So, the groceries you put in the bag (that is, the content you put on your website) will be different. Do you have an existing content management system? More and more business executives are accessing web content on smart phones.

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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!

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?

Tweet your way

Social Media Network Marketing

Upload helpful, useful and interesting material to your website, using a CMS (Content Management System). From time to time, Tweet about this content and point your Twitter followers towards your website. Who do you want to connect with? What are they interested in? What are they searching for? Find your Voice.

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.

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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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.