Currently owned by Google, Blogger is a correct platform for those who just want to have a simple blog with no much customization and templates. And, in fact, this can be regarded as one of the cons Blogger, unlike WordPress, Blogger doesn’t offer many templates or plugins. So, the scope of customizing the site is very limited. … [Read more...] about 9 Best Content Management System (CMS) for Blogging
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Adam HenigeOh, I’m answering this one first because the correct answer is Joomla and I know several other people are going to copy me. I know people love this CMS, and it *can* work, but unless you grew up on this thing it’s not intuitive in any way shape or form to do even basic things as an SEO. Need to change meta descriptions? Good luck! Once you find them, unfortunately, you may not be able to change the page titles while you’re there. Everything is a wild goose chase when I work with this CMS and every installation and update seems to completely reconfigure where every element is. That, of course, is super fun when you’re trying to find an answer on Google and the answers might as well be describing how to set up an Apple IIe for the amount of relevance it has to the install of Joomla you’re looking at. Jerod KaramI’m going to take the cop-out answer here. They’re all terrible and they’re all decent (not great) in their own ways. … [Read more...] about Content Management Systems to Avoid
I have mentioned before in this column that a great many new international web marketers simply overlook or underestimate the costs they will incur on an ongoing basis just to keep their website up to date. Many international projects are approached with a one-off cost for localizing the website with no consideration of what happens when the original English content changes. This will probably happen around 24 hours after you sign the contract with a CMS vendor who doesn’t have all the international or workflow tools in place. … [Read more...] about My Dream International Content Management System
Let’s just balance this out for a second before people become upset with me. I’m not saying that domains and hosting are not important or that they don’t play a critical role for many—heck, my company offers both as services. What I’m actually saying is that the balance isn’t right. Too many questions relate to content development avoidance and too few to what do I need to do to develop my site for my target market. … [Read more...] about International Web Content Management Is King!
Paraphrasable excerpts — Duplicate content issues are exacerbated on dynamic sites such as blogs when the same content is displayed on permalink pages, category pages, archives-by-date pages, tag pages, and the home page. Crafting unique content for the excerpt and having that content display on all locations except for the the permalink page will help strengthen your permalink page as unique content. Breadcrumb navigation — It reinforces the hierarchical nature of your internal linking structure using text links which are hopefully keyword-rich. Flexible rules for automatically generating title tags — If the title tag always has to start with your site name followed by a colon followed by your article title, you’re sunk — at least as far as your SEO is concerned. You should be able to revise the “recipes” used to generate the title tags across your site to make them more optimal for search. Page-specific meta descriptions — A cardinal … [Read more...] about How To Choose Content Management Systems For SEO