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
Content management systems can help you succeed with both international SEO and multilingual PPC where they deal with the differences or additions necessary compared with a single-language, single-country system. Sadly, retro-fitting a new system can pose numerous additional hurdles to your international roll-out just when you need to be thinking about other things, such as logistics and how you’ll deliver support. So if you’re specifying a new system now—and have plans to expand internationally later—it’s good practice to include “international” in your specifications. … [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!
Static-looking URLs — The most palatable URLs to spiders are the ones that look like they lead to static pages, i.e. no query strings. Keywords in URLs — Keywords in your URLs can help your rankings. It would be a shame to miss out on the opportunity this presents, if your CMS doesn’t support keyword-rich URLs (e.g. only article IDs in the URL). RSS feeds — RSS feeds are essential if you want to reach bloggers; email newsletters won’t cut it for the hip, Web 2.0 crowd. Hopefully this feature also comes integrated with Feedburner, for improved visibility on RSS feed consumption by your subscribers. Pings — This lets blog and feed search engines like Google Blog Search know you have published new content so they can come and grab your latest RSS feed. Tagging and tag clouds — This Web 2.0 feature is powerful for SEO, thanks in large part to the keyword-rich text links. This is your opportunity to rejig your internal linking structure and how you … [Read more...] about How To Choose Content Management Systems For SEO