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.

How to Target Users of Specific Software with LinkedIn Ads

Webbiquity SMM

Software” in this context can be anything from which content management system a company used to build its website and which analytics and tracking tools they use, to something like what live chat software is being used or what CRM software they have. Sponsored post.

Must have graphic design skills for social media consultants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Great social media consultants don’t have to be RGD-certified, but they do need to have considerable design know-how. It takes a lot of design knowledge to develop a social media strategy and plan a program. For example, there are dozens (probably 100s) of format requirements for the various social networks and platforms. Photo and image selection are key design skills for social media consultants too. 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

Social media consultants are not masters of the dark arts. Companies often call a consultant in because social media is not working. A social media consultant’s number one job is to set a strategy that aligns with the organizational goals and objectives.

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.

Sweet Association Social Media & Marketing Jobs – June 21

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. . Database: Update/add/research/run queries and reports on members and prospects using the association management database (netFORUM).

Social Media Software + Silos=Trouble

SocialFish

The big thing these days is social media software–everyone wants to get into the game. I mean, why wouldn’t they, with revenue from enterprise social software projected to surpass $769 million in 2011? Vocus added social media monitoring.

Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « You can’t fight the power of video. 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.

How I Got My Job As Director Of Social Media – Step 1: Build Experience Then Blog, Tweet, Collaborate!

SocMed Sean

When people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them I’m a Director of Social Media for a digital agency, they usually respond with 1 of 2 questions: 1) Does that mean you get to play on Facebook all day? -or- Social media is about people and relationships.

Instagram Scheduling Now Available

Ignite Social Media

Many social media managers have been waiting years for this news – native Instagram scheduling is here! Now, social media managers can schedule content through the Facebook Creator Studio, which you may already be using for your Facebook content.

130 most important social media acronyms and slang you should know

Sprout Social

If you’ve been observing social media conversations, you might have come across a ton of lingo or acronyms that take you a while to figure out. Social media acronyms like TFW, TBH and LMK get thrown around very casually in comments, captions and conversations between people.

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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. In mid-2008, news started to spread about a movie based on the rise of the popular social network.

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11 Qualities of the Ideal Social Media Strategist

Sprout Social

There is no single quality to look for when searching for the ideal social media strategist. Social media strategy doesn’t mean just posting fun pictures and trolling for trends all day. Below are some of the qualities that make a social media strategist effective: 1.

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.

My 9 Favorite Wordpress Social Media Plugins | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media , Wordpress / My 9 Favorite Wordpress Social Media Plugins | Subcribe via RSS My 9 Favorite WordPress Social Media Plugins October 6th, 2009 Posted in Social Media , Wordpress Tweet Share The WordPress platform never ceases to amaze me. Below are my 9 favorite WordPress social media plugins.

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.

Got a Rubbish website? Social Media evaluation – Special Offer – $1800

Laurel Papworth

Very very rare for me to blog about our special offers, whether it’s social media evaluation discounts or something else. How does Social Media Evaluation work? February 2012 SOCIAL MEDIA EVALUATION Special Offer is $1800.

Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Tomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. I will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago. It just shows you how much app and platform development continues in the sphere of online social networks and mobile options. Social Network. Social Bookmarks.

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

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.

[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.

7 Reasons WordPress Rocks for Blogs

The Social Media Incubator

Social Media Strategist Caroline Melberg agrees with that assessment. “ WordPress offers unparalleled ease-of-use, vast amounts of plug-ins that offer the widest variety of functionality and search engine optimization benefits beyond compare – I recommend WordPress for all of our client blogs as a result. ”. Hosting and managing the software is provided when you work with WordPress.com.

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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How to Build a Content Calendar (Plus a Free Template for 2014)

Convince & Convert

Creating a content calendar for your company from scratch is one of those tasks that seems ridiculously complicated at the outset but which, with a systematic approach and no scruples about stealing other people’s methods, can actually be fairly straightforward.

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.

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?

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). Yes, digital, as in desktop publishing, is becoming a legacy system.

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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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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. This plugin takes the guesswork out of writing local content – it will make your website “local” for every visitor!

Learning + Technology: The Latest on What Associations Are Doing

SocialFish

I asked Jeff Cobb to share a summary of his great new report on social learning, a topic which you know is dear to our hearts. To what extent do social media, mobile, and trends like massive open online courses factor in? Featured Industry Insider Social Learning Useful Data

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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. Tags: Social Media Tips and Tricks Wordpress Wordpress tutorials

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. This content management system is flexible even you can do SEO with much ease. They can also Manage Plugins and Theme.

5 Things I’ve Learned from Running BizSugar

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you’re considering acquiring or building a user generated content site, here are a few things I’ve learned that may help you. BizSugar is built on Pligg, an open source content management system. Actively Manage the Site.

7 Skills to Improve Your Chances of a Better Job

The Realtime Report

Considering the huge amount of data that companies handle these days, spreadsheet and database management skills are unsurprisingly topping the list. Social Media, Blogging and Email. Enterprise Systems. 7 Skills to Improve Your Chances of a Better Job.

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. Embrace Social Commerce.

How To Use Customer Insight To Power Your Business

The Realtime Report

Make Use Of Social Media For Listening As Well As Marketing. Social media is used in many ways to market a successful campaign, but its uses don’t end there. How To Use Customer Insight To Power Your Business.

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This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. The coordinator will be responsible for supporting strategic PR and social media campaigns. Content marketing experience is helpful.

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.

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). Abila, the folks who introduced the concept of Social CRM to the association market, acquires Peach New Media.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, OMS Takeaway & Swagger Wagon Rap

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Search & Social Awards winners, a key takeaway from the Online Marketing Summit for businesses and bloggers, the Swagger Wagon Rap, and what’s coming up on kikolani.com. Social media in the workplace (common sense rules). Why in-content links are more powerful. Social Media. Using social media as a networking tool for your business.