Debbie Weil

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| Stop tweeting about the # of followers you have » October 23, 2009 Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress WordPress was originally made as a blog publishing application but has now evolved into a huge content management system (CMS).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

The Lowdown on Making Your Site Mobile-Friendly

Idaconcpts

It has been easy until recently to ignore the concept of mobile browsing as it did not impact a significant portion of the traffic on the internet. That notion has changed, however, with 2011 seeing a total of 20% of all web traffic coming through mobile phones.

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How to Build and Monetize a Mobile-Optimized Blog

ProBlogger

For bloggers, creating a mobile site can seem daunting. Without the time, money and a working knowledge of various coding languages, a mobile site can seem out of reach. What’s more, way back in 2010, she predicted that mobile users would surpass desktop users by 2014.

Learning + Technology: The Latest on What Associations Are Doing

SocialFish

To what extent do social media, mobile, and trends like massive open online courses factor in? 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. Then it’s necessary to consider mobile.

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Our team’s goal is to help bring social, mobile and digital to the cruise world – a huge, sprawling, largely analog $38 billion market. Here are the working assumptions we’re beginning with for our website and mobile app. Assumption 1: Create content. 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.

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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3 Projects to Improve Auto Financial Services Websites

Idaconcpts

Resize your Internet browser window to about ¼ of the full screen and you should get a view like the one below: This would mean that several users viewing the site on mobile devices could potentially run into a very frustrating experience. NOT for managers.

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 site isn’t mobile native or friendly, you’ll face a tax!

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Best Responsive Web Design To Boost Your Online Business

Kikolani

Best responsive web design (BRWD) involves a collection of sophisticated techniques, which allows your website to adapt to any screen size by rendering the content in an easily readable and navigable form. Google doesn’t like content repetition. Mobile Behavior.

Microsoft’s Future in Digital Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Through interactive elements on websites to the provision of winning digital experiences via mobile, Microsoft is working very hard to help brand connect to customers. Over the weekend I got to meet with Romi Mahajan the World Wide Director of the Digital Marketing Platform Group at Microsoft.

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 site isn’t mobile native or friendly, you’ll face a tax!

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.

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). Make Mobile Your Top Channel Strategy.

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Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

It just shows you how much app and platform development continues in the sphere of online social networks and mobile options. Customized content management systems (CMS) where your staff can access and edit the website and users can create their own blogs within your main site. How often will you use this and what data or content would you like to include? Web and mobile updates. Mobile Texting. How will you collect and manage cellphone numbers?

101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017

Razor Social

Use a social media management tool. Social media management tools can help you streamline all your day to day activity on social media. Ideally, you’ll find a tool that allows you to manage all your social accounts from a single dashboard. Automate sharing of evergreen content.

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5 Copywriting Techniques That Affect SEO

Writtent Blog

When we think of SEO, we think of keyword research and content length, but search engine algorithms have evolved. Search engines care more about your content’s authority. They want to know whether or not people trust your content. Pay Attention to Content Length.

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10 Quotes on the Apple iPad and the Business of News

Adam Sherk

The question, then, is whether newspaper publishers will do any better at monetizing mobile advertising than they have online. “The future of news is about distributing content as widely as possible and monetising not just content but relationships.

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21 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2014

Writtent Blog

What if a marketer was only as good as their content marketing tools? The brands that succeed at content marketing are those that take an agile stance. ContentForest’s Title Tool is an excellent sidekick for content calendar creation. Image credit: content marketing experience.

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My 9 Favorite Wordpress Social Media Plugins | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

These add ons turn what essentially is a blogging platform, into just about any type of site you want from community to content management systems to storefronts. Disqus Comment System – The Disqus plugin transforms your WordPress comments into a true social media friendly experience. Related posts: Social Media Friendly Blogging My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps Mobilize Your WordPress Blog!

eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Contents Introduction Towards a Definition Driving Forces Developments to Date Barriers Future Potential References Web Links Introduction A definition for the term Personal Learning Environment ( PLE ), remains elusive. eLearning & Deliberative Moments.

Which is the Best Blog Hosting Solution?

ProBlogger

Will they teach you to manage your own backend on the server, or will you be paying them for eternity to update your site? Easy to Manage. The control panel should let you install WordPress (or whatever content management system you want) with a few clicks. You should be able to contact them in multiple ways such as via email, a ticket system on their website, and telephone. Sometimes I feel like I’m asked this question more often than people Google it.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

Sure, there are other blogging platforms and content management systems you can use on your own domain, but none are quite as popular or powerful as WordPress. Importing Your Content. Mobile Blogging – How to Make Your WordPress Blog Smartphone Ready.

How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success

ProBlogger

One of the most important things you can do in 2014 as a content creator, is identify who you are as a personal brand by monitoring how you come across online. The purpose of Google Authorship is to help segment out true quality content from the plethora of content living on the web.

The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Monitoring and managing even a moderately active business social media presence can be time-consuming. And SnapChat may become difficult for B2B marketers to ignore; the mobile messaging app now has more than 150 million daily active users , and half are older than 25.