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. Will your content be staying the same for long periods of time, or will it need to be updated multiple times a day? Solving the Content Management System Standoff: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?

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. Discover some great sources for free and reasonably-priced themes, essential plugins you may not be aware of, SEO tips, and other interesting techniques and hacks here in a dozen of the best WordPress guides of last year. WordPress SEO. 10 SEO Tips To Get Your WordPress Blog Ranking Highly In The Search Engines by SEOheap.

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| Stop tweeting about the # of followers you have » October 23, 2009 Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress WordPress was originally made as a blog publishing application but has now evolved into a huge content management system (CMS).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

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. If you work with WordPress, or you’re considering building a website on the platform, you will have probably wondered about SEO and whether there is anything specific you can do to optimize your site. Get an SEO Plugin.

5 Copywriting Techniques That Affect SEO

Writtent Blog

It’s easy to make the mistake of thinking copywriting and search engine optimization (SEO) are two separate things. SEO is for search engines; it’s about appealing to their algorithms. In reality, however, copywriting and SEO work together. Keep the following SEO copywriting techniques and tips in mind when writing for your website. When we think of SEO, we think of keyword research and content length, but search engine algorithms have evolved.

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5 Essential Blog Foundations for Strong SEO

ProBlogger

This is a post by ProBlogger's SEO expert, Jim Stewart. They choose a popular platform to build on, select an attractive theme with all the bells and whistles, sign up for hosting that appears value for money, before finally writing awesome content and waiting for the audience to explode and their rankings to rocket. Well, there are tried and trusted strategies to building a blog that can create robust SEO for future growth. Yoast SEO will save you that time.

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How to Optimize Your Blog Posts for SEO: an Easy-Peasy Guide

Writtent Blog

Great SEO isn’t really a standalone practice anymore. In fact, it’s really difficult to seperate search engine optimization from social media and content marketing, because these three factors form the pillar of a modern inbound marketing strategy. Keyword research and optimization can improve the performance of your SEO blog posts in search, while social media shares send a clear message to Google that your content is quality. Content Marketing = Guaranteed SEO.

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How to SEO Your Blog Post Series

ProBlogger

Another great time to use series is if you find a group of posts on your site that have similar content with overlapping keywords. Under these circumstances it would be beneficial to rework your content into a series and allow it to build upon itself. The result of this, as I will explain later, will harness all of the combined SEO benefits and push your series up in the SERP. How to link your series for greatest SEO and usability. How to SEO Your Blog Post Series.

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Old-Fashioned Organic SEO Wins the Day After Google Penguin Update

Bare Feet Studios

The latest Google search algorithm update (nicknamed Penguin) has moved strongly towards the long held principles of “organic seo.” We have always aimed for best practices: in the code (lean and clean), in the content (direct, honest, informative), in the design (clean user interface, ease of use), and in optimizing for search results. Having duplicate content on the web. Who wants to be sneaky like that anyway… Here is Your Do List for Organic SEO.

27 Must Use SEO Tools for Incredible Content Marketing Results

Writtent Blog

Content marketing is about creating, optimizing, and distributing valuable content to grow your web presence and steer the actions of consumers. Not too hard if you have the right skills and strategy, but without an arsenal of SEO tools at your disposal, you are bound to waste time and money. Below is a list of the best SEO tools out there right now. Some are free, others are paid, but they can all help you get incredible content marketing results.

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Increase Your SEO By Appearing on Google News

ProBlogger

Everybody knows that the world of SEO is changing. As Google’s algorithms get ever more efficient at filtering out good content from bad, more and more companies are turning to content marketing and guest posting to increase their Google page rank and appear higher up searches. In the world of content marketing, creating high quality posts is just part of the story. Quality of content. Here are some tips on how to write news content to an excellent standard.

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Don’t Kill Your SEO Chances Before Your Blog Has Even Begun

ProBlogger

By not looking to the future and failing to plan for the route your new website may take, you can seriously impede its ability to thrive – particularly in terms of SEO. SEO – short term actions for long term goals. However it’s a common mistake to assume that because SEO is a long-term traffic strategy, the actions you take to get the ball rolling can be spread out over a long period of time, too. Site reliability and SEO have an obvious connection.

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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? WordPress SEO – 10 Essential Actions by WP Blog Talk. Rob Cubbon details 10 best practices for optimizing WordPress content, from ideal use of keywords and plugins to sitemaps, redirects and image optimization.

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. website development SEO website designThere’s not just one way to design a website. Every website is different.

Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

And other tricks of the SEO trade. Because so many people presumably make so much money “doing SEO,” there’s a lot of confusion as to what search engine optimization is and all the little things that you can do right now, today, to improve your the results on your SERP — search engine results page. 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.

Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

And other tricks of the SEO trade. Because so many people presumably make so much money “doing SEO,” there’s a lot of confusion as to what search engine optimization is and all the little things that you can do right now, today, to improve your the results on your SERP — search engine results page. 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.

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

Webbiquity SMM

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. Three ranking factors that have recently taken on increased importance from Google (and will therefore likely soon become important to other search engines as well) are content quality and authority, social media links and content freshness.

The Most Common Causes of Duplicate Content on News Media Sites

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Common Causes of Duplicate Content on News Media Sites by Adam Sherk on October 8, 2009 Although search engines keep improving on their ability to deal with duplicate content, this continues to be one of the main SEO issues facing news and content sites. Here are the most common causes of duplicate content on news media sites: Tracking codes.

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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)? SEO: It’s easier to SEO an HTML website , but most CMSs these days make SEO easier and more effective. 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.

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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. Seo friendly. This content management system is flexible even you can do SEO with much ease. Facebook 0. Twitter 0.

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. Here are five great reasons to use WordPress as your development platform of choice, each geared around the platform’s simple manageability. With almost all actions, modifications, and management tasks carried out from a single dashboard, making changes to your website is as simple as clicking a button.

7+ WordPress Plugins For Every Website

Firebelly

WordPress is one of the best website content management systems out there – and not just for blogs. All In One SEO Pack – Search Engine Optimization is necessary to make sure your website ranks among the top results when somebody searches for something relating to your website. Redirection – A must on every blog migration, Redirection is a simple manager of 301 redirects.

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.

Google’s Change of Address Tool is Broken

Bill Hartzer

I’ve used Google’s Change of Address tool plenty of times, and I can honestly tell you that I’m considered one of SEO’s premier experts on site migrations (from one URL to another). 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.

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. They hear buzzwords like mobile marketing, SEO, retargeting, inbound marketing, or social media engagement. Now that the infrastructure is almost built, it’s time to consider content. You can generate content with WriterAccess.

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 first white paper called “How to kick-start your Content Marketing” includes a seven-step approach that can be used by any organization to develop or re-energize a successful content marketing strategy and program. The report defines content marketing as both “an art and a science. Put Content Marketing at the Heart of Your Brand Strategy.

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7 Reasons WordPress Rocks for Blogs

The Social Media Incubator

Hosting and managing the software is provided when you work with WordPress.com. 2. It functions as a CMS (content management system), so you don’t need to know HTML to make frequent updates. 5. It’s SEO-friendly out of the ‘box’ and installing the software on your own hosting server allows you to fully optimize the code. Did you hear about the Blogger shut-down in May that left thousands of businesses without their blogs for several days?

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. Many government sites, including whitehouse.gov, run on Drupal because of its security features, but it’s not as popular because it is perceived as a difficult system to learn. So where do these two systems stack up in comparison? SEO can be improved using Yoast.

25 Reasons Why Google Hates Your Blog

ProBlogger

The millions and millions of people hungrily consuming blog content out there in the global online space we call the Internet? Creating high-quality, relevant content is a must if you want your blog to be noticed by search engines but it’s only part of the picture. The very heart of search engine optimization is understanding what people are searching for online and aligning your own content to those searches. You copy your content from other bloggers.

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. Today, if your website is not responsive, your SEO efforts are being affected adversely. With Google taking mobile-friendliness to another level, you cannot think of a successful SEO strategy without best responsive web design. Google doesn’t like content repetition.

[Tech Tip] 10 Steps To Improve The Speed, Security, and Functionality Of Your WordPress Blog

SocMed Sean

I considered breaking this up into ten separate posts because there truly is enough content to justify each topic having its own post. –Sean As more and more new sites hit the Web on a daily basis, the adoption of WordPress as a content management system seems to keep on growing. To get you started on the right track, I have put together 10 ways to make the management of your WordPress website/blog back-end a bit easier.

Website Migration: 26 Considerations for Migrating to a New Website

Razor Social

We have managed the delivery of many website projects and it’s always important to have someone sitting on the client’s side of the fence that understands what could go wrong. Optimize the content for SEO. When you move to a new website you may find that some of the existing content is not optimized correctly. Or… you are changing the content on some of the pages. Considering a redesign of your website?

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Prepare Your Website for Geolocation with WordPress

Kikolani

Geolocation software uses global positioning systems (GPS) on smartphones or unique IP addresses on visitors’ computers to identify where a person is located. The best way to integrate geolocation services into your green business website is to start with a solid, SEO-friendly website hosting platform that can seamlessly integrate geolocation. For example, a visitor in Naples will see specific references to his city, while a visitor in Nashville will see localized content for her.

Simple On-Page Tag Optimization for Bloggers

Kikolani

This is a guest post by Tola Famakinwa, SEO Blogger. Coming from an SEO background, it’s been quite a journey learning how to blog. As much as SEO is highly related to Blogging I’m starting to understand that they are two different things. However, I know that a lot of the knowledge I’ve learnt from SEO has helped with my blogging. There are lots of tags when it comes to SEO. HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers.

5 Things You Can’t Blog Successfully Without

Writtent Blog

Open source content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal are good options. High-Quality Content. You can’t blog successfully without quality content. Is your content fresh and unique, or is it is just a rehash of old, tired material? Additionally, you may want to work on the on-page SEO of your site, as search engines can deliver valuable free traffic. They follow through with their plan and continue to produce quality content.

The Blogger’s Essential WordPress Guide: 13 Top Tutorials

ProBlogger

I know that many readers do use WordPress—either the free or paid version—and it’s the content management system of choice for many high-profile sites. Essential SEO settings for every new WordPress blog. Over the last couple of months, we’ve taken a close look at WordPress here on ProBlogger. I’ve been using it for years, and I’d have to say that it’s served me really well over that time.

15 Rocking Content Marketing Tools with Advice from Experts

Writtent Blog

With 9 in 10 organizations marketing with content , it’s evident that we need effective tools to create, publish, distribute, and analyze content published online. I reached out to content marketing experts with the question, “What Are the 3 Content Management Tools Epic Content Creators Can’t Live Without?”. Chapman author of Amazing Things Will Happen and co-author of Content Rules. Content Creation. Managing Content Creation.

10 Quotes on the Apple iPad and the Business of News

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk 10 Quotes on the Apple iPad and the Business of News by Adam Sherk on January 28, 2010 Now that the first wave in the Apple iPad crazy-a-thon has past, I thought I’d do a quick round-up of what people are saying about the iPad from the perspective of the news media. “The future of news is about distributing content as widely as possible and monetising not just content but relationships.

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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. These are the plug ins in my blog: -Disqus Comment System -Smart YouTube -Twitter Tools -Fbshare.me

Daniel Footwear.com Has a Fresh New Look

Idaconcpts

Daniel Footwear decided to invite SEO company , Blueclaw to re- style and improve their online retail store, with hope to gain an edge over their competitors and provide excellent consumer usability. The main problems with their original site consisted of: Weak checkout system that struggled to provide customers with functions they needed to purchase and make payments sufficiently. Blueclaw are a UK based SEO company based in Leeds.