WordPress vs Drupal: Which CMS is Right for Your Site?

Idaconcpts

Two of the most popular packages are WordPress and Drupal. According to Drupal’s own statistics, over a million websites run this CMS package. Even more interesting, Drupal is preferred by sites that have high traffic numbers. In this article, we will explore what are the advantages and disadvantages between Drupal and WordPress, and which CMS should you choose for your business or personal website. Drupal. Drupal also has a very large learning curve.

Solving the Content Management System Standoff: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?

ProBlogger

Drupal: Sophistication and usability in one package. Robust is one way of describing Drupal. Both the White Houses website and the British governments site, data.gov.uk , utilize Drupal, which provides a sophisticated means for delivering video, text and images in a user-friendly design. The following are the top reasons for using Drupal:. Drupal is built to provide a stable performance with a great deal of content versatility.

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Tech Tip: 3 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve The Backend Of Your Site

SocMed Sean

Erik is a freelance technology writer and his articles appear on various website marketing blogs. For those using a content management system like WordPress, Drupal or Joomla the work has been done for you through the development of the CMS admin console. Blogs Social Media Tech best practices blog content management drupal joomla security usability wordpress

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Discover Marketing Technology Used by Leading Companies

Cody Ward

Have you ever wondered what technology the most innovative and successful companies are using to power their platforms, foster collaboration among their employees, or market their products and services? As someone who strives to keep up-to-date with the latest marketing tools, I was curious to see what was the most popular for Support, Sales, and Marketing. Mailchimp – email marketing system. Hubspot – inbound marketing platform.

The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

Cody Ward

For maybe the first time in history, there is a surplus of technology and strategy to help advance both sales and marketing of a business, while at the same time a lack of resources and understanding to utilize it to its fullest capacity. That’s not to say that marketers are less educated or qualified, it’s just that they have become over specialized and often don’t pull back to see the larger picture. Does the CRM or Marketing Automation tool host landing pages?

Noel, Luck of Seven and Episode 20

The Marketing Blog

Chapman’s latest podcast episode at Managing The Gray features friend, Drupaller & co-worker Noel. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm. Home About In the Media SmallBizPod – Episode 56 Asian Entrepreneurship News from Other Blogs October 18, 2007.6:51

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All your best content may now be considered fake news

Socialmedia.biz

Looking at it another way, this could be the beginning of a process of licensing and verification that will separate the proper journalists and reporters from the bloggers, propagandists, anarchists, marketers, and dirty, dirty affiliate marketers. When I finally port Gerris over to something, it’ll probably either be to Drupal or WordPress. I t’s time for you to really invest in your own personal or professional social platforms.

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What the heck are social media consultants and what do they do all day?

Sherrilynne Starkie

They are highly-qualified professionals with specific digital marketing and communications skills and experience. A lot of people think of social media as marketing, and it’s an important part. But, its use is not limited to marketing. Consultants use content management systems (CMS) such as WordPress or Drupal to publish without web support. Marketing public relations Social Media social media consultant

Marketing Marvels – Build Remarkable Content Marketing Hubs with Uberflip

Convince & Convert

This is episode two of my new show: Marketing Marvels. There is A LOT of marketing technology out there, and it’s difficult to know what all the platforms and packages do, whether it makes sense for your business, how it stacks up to competitors, and a bunch of other key questions. I want to add some much-needed clarity to marketing technology, and Marketing Marvels helps. Marketing Marvels viewers get a two week free trial.

How to Improve Your Social Media Marketing Plan With 13 Growth Hacks

Convince & Convert

That means the founders are also the marketers, the SaaS developers are also building the startup’s website and blog, and an office manager basically becomes the vice president of miscellaneous things. Here are 13 data-backed growth hacks we learned at CoSchedule while building our social media marketing plan. I think you’ll find they’ll work for your social media marketing, too. Drupal.

Leverage Multi-Social Media Platforms to Tell Stories

Direct Marketing Observations

The advent of open source blogging platforms like a Drupal or a WordPress, and the creativity that Youtube has allowed, have given users the ability to tell these rich verdant stories of their lives, our lives, and the myriad ways in which they touch us and we connect with them. There are good marketers and Ad people that make a difference digitally. Marketing multi-media social media

Supercharge Your Sales Funnel Velocity With Content

Convince & Convert

Offer them a case study ; 54 percent of marketers believe it is the most effective form of content marketing. More than 60 percent of marketers use webinars to convert. Acquia , a SaaS company that helps organizations manage their CMS platforms, consistently offers informative webinars on Drupal, the open-source Web content platform that is the backbone of Acquia’s offering. Get more content like this , plus the very BEST marketing education, totally free.

Cranberry Launches PeoplePond.com Search Engine Optimization for People Service

Bill Hartzer

A Drupal plugin is expected soon. Using the Drupal plugin, you can display your complete PeoplePond profile on websites that you own. Search Engine Optimization: Why a Blog is Important When talking to business owners about marketing their businesses on. Tags: Search Engine Optimization Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Networking Social Video Marketing

How to Cut Costs with Your Own Support Community

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

3dcart Software Forums : As one of the leading shopping cart software platforms on the market, 3dcart prides itself on customer support. The company works with small business internationally to keep online retailers running efficiently while offering them high-value marketing tools. Because WUGspace generates such great content, he plans to leverage it as a marketing tool in the near future. Promote it through your marketing channels to get the word out.

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Web Design Or Development: What’s the Difference?

Small Business Mavericks

At the very least, you should be familiar with WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal. While there are others on the market, Photoshop is easily recognized as the most superior. 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.

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Tips For Creating An Awesome Website

The Realtime Report

It’s also not as simple as being able to say WordPress or Drupal, etc. Before you even select a website or hosting option, develop your digital marketing strategy. Tips For Creating An Awesome Website. Whether you need a website for your business, or it’s just for personal use, there are many factors to consider. is the best website content management system to use because it all comes down to how you will be using your website. Lets look into this in a bit more detail.

30 Tips To Be a Digital Storyteller

Ari Herzog

Forget about Blogger, Drupal, etc. Brand your blog with your website, Facebook page, business card, and other marketing channels. Think about monetization: product sales, donations, ads, sponsorship, affiliate marketing, Kindle subscription, etc. Everyone wants to be a blogger. After eight years at it, I know something about digital storytelling.

3 Ways Your Experience Can Help You Sell Your Services

Convince & Convert

Set up a website or a blog, pour all your years of experience into a nice content guide, and start promoting it on social media and other marketing channels. He has experience with WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal, the three most popular CMSs of the web, which makes him a subject expert on the topic. Become an affiliate and market partners site on your website. And it’s not only advanced marketers like Neil Patel riding the wave of monetization.

Must have graphic design skills for social media consultants

Sherrilynne Starkie

They should also have some basic design skills to bring to marketing and communications projects. No one expects a social media consultant to be a graphic designer or web developer, but having experience in using website content management systems (CMS) such as WordPress or Drupal is important. Marketing Ottawa public relations Social Media Content marketing design skills

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Publishing Content Beyond Your Blog

Small Business Mavericks

Most online businesses publish content in two places – their website and their blog – it’s a standard online marketing strategy. You can also install different content managers into the one site, for example Drupal, WordPress and Joomla can live happily side-by-side. Blogging for Small Business online marketing website design

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

And, let’s not forget the next step that follows the start of the blog, and that is blog marketing ! If you have blog content on other platforms, including WordPress.com, Blogger, Drupal, Joomla, or others, then you might want to consider importing it into your new WordPress site. If you’d like to compare creating a WordPress website versus one using Drupal, Joomla, or raw HTML, then be sure to check out this How to Make a Website guide.

Web Lead Tracking Explained: How to Get High Quality Leads with the Internet

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

How can you tell where to direct your marketing efforts if you don’t know where your leads are coming from? This post will talk about how to set up lead tracking on your site, take the guesswork out of your marketing, and help you get more, high quality leads. This can lead firms to seriously undervalue their Internet marketing efforts. We use Drupal’s Mollom module , which uses a 50-point inspection to identify spammers, is activated when the user submits the form.

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The State of the Blog Sales Market: Interview with Andrew Knibbe of Flippa

ProBlogger

While blogs are often bought and sold privately, to get a reliable overview of the blog sales market, we spoke with Andrew Knibbe, Operations Manager of Flippa. First up I was wondering if you can tell us a bit about the market for blogs on Flippa. Not much is known about the blog sales market and you guys obviously have a good overview of what websites and being bought and sold at the moment. Are people using them as a means to enter a new market in any cases?

How Distributed Content Can Help Control Social Messaging

Waxing UnLyrical

It is important that marketing and communications professionals understand the control that they can now assert on platform-specific content. This means that another communications or marketing tool that you can use is sponsored content through a third-party publisher. Like IA, there are WordPress and Drupal plugins that can help to convert your web content to News Publisher format as well. Guest Post by Jim Dougherty.

How to Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2012 Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Tim Ware, owner of HyperArts , a Web shop that specializes in WordPress and Drupal CMS, Facebook Tab development, and SEO. Get my Internet Marketing newsletter , buy my book, The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web , and subscribe to the Techipedia RSS feed. This is a guest post by Tim Ware.

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Live Blogging - OSS Camp Delhi 08-09 September 2007 @ Day 1

The Marketing Blog

It’s by Mir Nazim and is about Drupal and its best practices. Gud start he’s talking about using the CVS code and says don’t just download abruptly from drupal website. well that is one of the best examples of websites using Drupal. Mir has also beautifully addressed on the community aspects of drupal and using Drupal as a CMS for websites. Today Noel, a renowned Drupaler rejoices when he meets fellow folks from the community.

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Turned six months old & Freed.in

The Marketing Blog

Primarily focussed towards “technology&# and “marketing&# , the blog’s journey started in March 2007 and since then it has grown in strength. Last Week OSS Camp was a great success and I made some new friends out there Kinshuk , Pratham Kalia , Kurund , Ravi Shankar , Vineet and more… Ann & Jeremy have written insightful posts on Twitter tips for Marketers. My friend & top marketing blogger, Becky has an interesting post titled Tuesday Tidbits.

Open Source is a feature, not a benefit

The Way of the Web

We wouldn’t have GNU Linux, Ubuntu, Apache, Drupal, and we’d all be using Internet Explorer without the option to switch to Firefox or Chrome. It’s because they break probably the biggest rule of marketing, advertising and promotions. marketing open source marketing lessons open source successOpen source is a wonderful thing.

Top 10 reasons to use WordPress [Beginner’s Guide]

BeingOptimist

There are many open source platforms such as WordPress , Joomla, Drupal , and Magento and it is very confusing for the beginners to decide which CMS to use for their blog or website. In addition to this, if you do not have coding skills, then there are many freelancers available in the market, who can build a WordPress website. Facebook 0. Twitter 0. LinkedIn 0. Pinterest 1. 1 Shares.

Use Forums to Boost Your Blog’s Value

ProBlogger

If you have a large content library powered by Drupal , you have options. Dooce’s Q&A section was built in Drupal. Among the most popular of the modules available for Drupal websites is the Advanced Forum module. He just launched the book on online communities, Capturing Community: How to Build, Manage and Market Your Online Community. This guest post is by Michael Silverman of Duo Consulting.

A Brief History of the Evolution of Social Technology

Social Media Marketing

Freelance writers, website builders and online marketers have grown a cottage industry around the function of introducing the world to small, midsized and larger businesses alike. He is also a professional writer and blogger, with a particular interest in the open source Drupal platform. The following is a guest post from David Murton.

Favorite Social Media Management Tools for Small Business

Convince & Convert

In-depth analysis of your social media marketing program. Pros : Supports Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogs (WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr, Typepad, Squarespace, Drupal), Flickr, Bit.ly, YouTube, and reviews sites like Yelp. Raven Internet Marketing Tools provides a bit more than your standard social media management or monitoring platform because it also includes SEO and advertising components, all of which you can measure and analyze individually from within Raven’s dashboard.

The Complete Solo Build It! Review - An Insider’s Perspective

The Social Media Hat

I was quite surprised then when, 6 months later, she recommended me to take the role of Chief Marketing Officer for SiteSell, a company that has been helping solopreneurs like her to start online businesses since 1997. For several hours, we discussed marketing strategy and my experience. Look, I've been building websites and helping businesses with online marketing since the 1990's. The Complete Solo Build It! Review - An Insider’s Perspective.

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Best Responsive Web Design To Boost Your Online Business

Kikolani

The popular mobile-friendly plugins for Joomla are JoomlaShine and Responsivizer, and Drupal has MobileTheme and ThemeKey. The Ultimate Guide to 160+ Business and Digital Marketing Conferences in 2016. Never Run Out of Blog Post Ideas: 25 Content Marketing Resources. 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.

Awesome Association Jobs this Week – March 9

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. He/she will serve as the in-house expert in use of NLC’s Drupal website CMS, lead implementation of new communication technologies, work with a team to implement processes for ongoing website refinements including maintaining taxonomy, and format and upload graphics and other assets working with content specialist from across the organization.

Services & Tools for Bloggers

The Marketing Blog

I’d really like to see its compatibility with Drupal in the near future. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm. Home About In the Media Social Technographics Ladder Xtees.com – A Unique t-shirt selling hub June 12, 2008.3:18

Joomla! Surpasses 15 Million Downloads

Bill Hartzer

Burge is an active member of the CMS community, an editor at the Joomla Extensions Directory, helped found the Drupal Atlanta User Group, and now runs the Atlanta Joomla User Group. Related posts: Integrated Marketing Summit Comes to St. Louis December 10 The Integrated Marketing Summit is bringing 30 of the United. Open Source Matters , Inc. OSM), the not-for-profit organization that supports the Joomla! Project , today announced that Joomla!,

10 Tips To Grow Your Online Business With MilesWeb Reseller Hosting

BeingOptimist

Build marketing strategies in accordance with the type of customers you’re targeting. In an online market, there are several web hosting companies out there from which you can choose anyone according to your business niche or website requirements. Apart from the above-mentioned features they also provide a one-click installer tool from which you can install various applications such as CubeCart, Drupal, phpBB, Oxwall, Joomla, WordPress, etc.

10 Tips To Grow Your Online Business With MilesWeb Reseller Hosting

BeingOptimist

Build marketing strategies in accordance with the type of customers you’re targeting. In an online market, there are several web hosting companies out there from which you can choose anyone according to your business niche or website requirements. Apart from the above-mentioned features they also provide a one-click installer tool from which you can install various applications such as CubeCart, Drupal, phpBB, Oxwall, Joomla, WordPress, etc.

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

Bare Feet Studios

Drupal). If you buy AdWords or do other marketing, don’t always send people to the home page and make them look – send them directly to an inside page that has the information or products you want to share. The latest Google search algorithm update (nicknamed Penguin) has moved strongly towards the long held principles of “organic seo.” ” Our company started building websites in 1996.