Open Source Web Management and Design Tools
AUGUST 25, 2010
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. Database software.
Social Media Software + Silos=Trouble
JUNE 16, 2011
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? How can associations avoid overlap and overspending on social software?
22 Social Media Marketing Management Software & Services Reviewed - Online Marketing Blog
OCTOBER 31, 2010
Over the past 6-9 months, I’ve been researching and reviewing a variety of social media management tools that help with everything from source network connections to campaign & social content management to monitoring & measurement.
The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)
OCTOBER 3, 2010
Fast forward a few years, this space has grown tremendously with an influx of new types of software vendors as well as specialization from a growing market. The social software space has ballooned into a disparate set of technologies, data types, and over 1000 vendors confusing buyers.
Discover Marketing Technology Used by Leading Companies
AUGUST 30, 2016
Current ranking is… WordPress – website content management. Mailchimp – email marketing system. Zendesk – customer service software. Drupal – website content management. Salesforce – customer relationship management.
Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress
OCTOBER 23, 2009
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| Stop tweeting about the # of followers you have » October 23, 2009 Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress WordPress was originally made as a blog publishing application but has now evolved into a huge content management system (CMS). Plugins are extensions that add additional functions to the basic WordPress software. These are what turn the basic blog program into a full content management system.
Six Tips for Better Business Writing
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
Internet browsers, content management systems, Pages, Word, and most software have spell check built in.
5 Things I’ve Learned from Running BizSugar
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 24, 2012
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.
Measuring PR Results to the Bottom Line
NOVEMBER 1, 2011
Customer relationship management (CRM) software (even if it’s just in Excel or Constant Contact ). Content management system on your website or blog. Do they read and share the website content?
Six Tips for a Blog Redesign
AUGUST 3, 2015
And, as my agency got deeper and deeper into content marketing and SEO, the evidence became irrefutable. Yet, as our profession as a whole shifts full throttle into content marketing, it turns out we’re in an ideal position to harmonize words and visuals. By Lou Hoffman.
The 15 Most Life-Changing Editorial Calendar Tools
OCTOBER 7, 2013
Online content marketing may be a relatively new practice, but editorial calendars are virtually as old as the publishing industry. Michele Linn of Content Marketing Institute believes editorial tools are critical to “keep your content consistent and relevant.” Content DJ.
How WordPress Can Make Your Website More Manageable
SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
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.
Why millions of WordPress sites are at risk
JANUARY 21, 2014
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
27 Must Use SEO Tools for Incredible Content Marketing Results
MAY 28, 2014
Content marketing is about creating, optimizing, and distributing valuable content to grow your web presence and steer the actions of consumers. Some are free, others are paid, but they can all help you get incredible content marketing results. Content Marketing SEO
There Is No Salvation for the ‘Facebook Expert’
JANUARY 26, 2017
In the old days of search marketing, it was about tricking the dumb robots –buy links, cloak, spin content, or whatever trick you could pull. Choose your business objective, load up your content, connect your audiences –that’s it.
101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017
JANUARY 26, 2017
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.
Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
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.
7 Reasons WordPress Rocks for Blogs
The Social Media Incubator
JULY 7, 2011
WordPress.com is provided by WordPress, the Open Source blogging software. Hosting and managing the software is provided when you work with WordPress.com. When using the WordPress.org version of the software, you will need to download and install the free software on your own server or with a 3 rd party website hosting provider. 2. It functions as a CMS (content management system), so you don’t need to know HTML to make frequent updates.
Prepare Your Website for Geolocation with WordPress
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
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!
7 Ways to Take the Media World by Storm
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 2, 2013
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.
How to Create a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan for Your WordPress Blog
APRIL 20, 2016
When it comes to managing a website, the loss of such information causes more than just a headache for you. Here’s a handy checklist to make sure you’re covered: Track your software logs. A WordPress site is nothing without the content you’ve created.
7 Steps to Creating Million-Dollar Web Apps (And a Big Announcement)
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
A few weeks ago I asked on the ViperChill Facebook page whether people would be interested in a blog post on how I’ve developed various web software and plugins. have, and proves that software / app development can be a very lucrative avenue to go down.
List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)
OCTOBER 31, 2010
The issue of lack of scale is resonating with social strategists –as a result, the market is developing new tools that will help them manage them. Definition: Social Media Management Systems are collection of procedures used to manage work flow in a disparate social media environment.
Brand Monitoring, Social Analytics, Social Insights
OCTOBER 3, 2010
More customers, buyers, and consumers are creating content everywhere they go. They don’t want to end up being trilobites and have become part of a larger system: Recent acquisitions include Scoutlabs+Lithium(community), Filtrbox+Jive(Community), Techrigy+Alterian(WCM) and others.
World Class Processes, the War of Ideas and Other Content Strategy Wins
JULY 19, 2013
The media was buzzing about the power of content marketing this week. It’s all too familiar of a fact that content marketing is much harder than it used to be. The Case for Associations Adopting World Class Content Processes.
WordPress Themes 101
AUGUST 15, 2013
Although WordPress began as a tool for bloggers, it has now expanded to include a sophisticated content management system. To get the most out of WordPress, it's important to have a basic understanding of the system and options available to you.
The Complete Bloggers’ Guide to Web Hosting
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
In addition, there should be multiple ways to contact the hosting company, such as via email, a ticket system on their website, and via telephone. Easy to Manage. The control panel should allow you to easily install WordPress or the content management system you want with a few clicks.
50 Ways to use Social Media, listed by Objective « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing
MAY 13, 2009
Collectual these folks own social media budgets: LIST [link] in reply to spicedawg56 1 week ago « Community Platform Pricing for New Clients Scorecard: Should Startups Have Community Managers? Couple your email newsletter content with additional website content on a blog for improved commenting. Try out a short series of audio podcasts or video podcasts as content marketing and see how they draw. Example: what Jeremiah Owyang did for Hitachi Data Systems.
Social Media Monitoring Tools Comparison Guide
OCTOBER 27, 2010
Radian6 Due to its large coverage area, robust analytics and workflow management capabilities, Radian6 is ideal for large companies who need in-depth social media monitoring. Note: Were a HubSpot partner agency and use the software for ourselves and a majority of our clients.
Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary
JUNE 30, 2010
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z A Application Programing Interface (API) : An API is a documented interface that allows one software application to to interact with another application.
Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King
SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King Steve Rosenbaum , Magnify.net | Jun. Ok, I hear all the content-makers sharpening their knives to take me on. First, why content is dead: Content used to be the high quality media that came out of the very pointed end of the funnel.
Web Design Or Development: What’s the Difference?
Small Business Mavericks
JUNE 26, 2015
Content Management Systems (CMSs): Some website designers work exclusively with CMSs. Photoshop: If you’re going to work with graphics, and every website designer works with graphics, then you should learn to manipulate those graphics using a photo editing software. 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.
Content Curation on Steroids
JULY 29, 2010
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.
Out With The Old…Rethinking Outdated Intranet Portal Models Part I – Introduction
NOVEMBER 3, 2009
“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.
Social Media Strategies for Small Business: Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn Marketing
MARCH 27, 2009
How to Read Your Traffic Reports and Improve Your Web Site Tracking Your Google Rank with Keyword Tracker Selling Informational Products Online: E-Books, Online Courses, Software and More Calls to Action: Are You Doing Enough to Make the Sale? Affiliate Programs Search Engine Considerations 10 Questions to Ask Before Setting Up a Web site Whats More Important: Content or Presentation?
How to Build and Monetize a Mobile-Optimized Blog
SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
Plus, a mobile version of a site doesn’t require its own content management system. Check it out by clicking and dragging the corner of your browser on his site to make the content bigger and smaller. This guest post is by Thomas Samph and Matt Convente of Grovo.com.
Microsoft’s Future in Digital Marketing
Buzz Marketing for Technology
APRIL 3, 2011
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.
Joomla! Surpasses 15 Million Downloads
FEBRUARY 26, 2010
the industry’s leading open source content management system (CMS), has been downloaded more than 15 million times from JoomlaCode. is a free, award-winning PHP-based content management system that enables users to build Web sites and powerful online applications. The platform’s ease-of-use and extensibility has made it the most popular and downloaded open source Web site software in the industry today. Open Source Matters , Inc.
eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
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. This requires that VLEs make secure software gateways (eg.
My 9 Favorite Wordpress Social Media Plugins | jasonyormark.com
OCTOBER 6, 2009
It’s by far one of the greatest pieces of software ever built, and to think that it is free is the icing on the cake. 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.