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Top 10 CMS Mistakes [BOOK EXCERPT]

Posted by Lisa Kirschner

Apr 8, 2015 1:54:00 PM

In my "Choosing a Web Content Management System" ebook, which is available on Amazon, I talk about common mistakes that people make when choosing and implementing a new content management system such as Sharepoint, Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal or Hubspot.

By popular demand, I'm including the first five items in my Top 10 CMS Mistakes list below. Are you doing any of these?

WARNING: Failure to follow these instructions can have devastating consequences for a CMS project. Learn from the mistakes of others and recognize when you’re headed down the wrong path. Your business is not as different as you think it is and it’s better to change direction rather than implement the wrong solution.
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Topics: CMS, ebook, mistakes

Lisa Kirschner Talks Hubspot in Website Magazine

Posted by Lisa Kirschner

Oct 1, 2014 1:09:00 PM

Web_Site_Magazine_September_2014Have you heard a lot about Hubspot's content optimization system (COS) and you're wondering how it stacks up against other CMS tools?

Website Magazine asked me and nine other marketing experts to talk about what CMS tools we use and how those tools have helped us get better results from our online marketing efforts or our clients' online marketing efforts.

After the other marketers talk about how they're getting...well...predictable results from well-known tools such as Wordpress and Joomla, I close out the article with information about how Hubspot absolutely crushes these other tools.

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Topics: CMS, CMS Tools, lisa kirschner, Hubspot, web site magazine, media, hubspot cos, news

WordPress 4.0 Released

Posted by Julie Lyons

Sep 15, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Version 4.0 of WordPress, named “Benny” in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleader Benny Goodman, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. This release brings a smoother writing and management experience.


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Topics: CMS, wordpress

Joomla to provide improved demo and a new free hosting option in partnership with SiteGround

Posted by Julie Lyons

Sep 5, 2014 11:30:00 AM

Joomla! has formed a partnership with SiteGround web hosting company for its official demo hosting and its new Free Joomla! Hosting option. The partnership is expected to increase the number of new users to Joomla! by making it easier to get started. 

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Topics: CMS, joomla, siteground

WordPress 4.0 Beta 2 Now Available for Download and Testing

Posted by Julie Lyons

Aug 4, 2014 9:00:00 AM

WordPress recently announced that WordPress 4.0 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing.
This is software that is still in development, so it's not recommend that you run it on a production site just yet.

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Topics: CMS, wordpress

JOOMLA! 3.3.1 RELEASED

Posted by Julie Lyons

Jun 17, 2014 10:23:00 AM

Joomla! recently announced the release of Joomla! 3.3.1. This is a maintenance release for the 3.x series of the Joomla! CMS.

If you are currently running a Joomla! release on a server with PHP 5.3.10 or later, you are encouraged to update immediately to Joomla! 3.3.1 via either the one-click update or the update downloads available at http://www.joomla.org/download.html.

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Topics: CMS, joomla

Free Ebook about Choosing a Web CMS

Posted by Lisa Kirschner

Apr 1, 2014 11:10:00 AM


Are you having trouble choosing a content management system such as Wordpress, Joomla or Hubspot?

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Topics: CMS, CMS Tools, joomla, wordpress, sharepoint, Hubspot

Top 5 Myths about CMS Tools

Posted by Super Admin

Oct 12, 2012 12:45:00 PM

by Lisa Kirschner
Over the years, I’ve heard a lot of misconceptions and inaccurate statements about CMS tools. In my new ebook, "Choosing a Web Content Management System: CMS Tips, Myths, Mistakes and Best Practices", I share the ten most common myths about content management systems. I'm listing the top five myths below:

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Topics: Content Management, Online Marketing, CMS, content management system, CMS Tools, myths, Flair Products

Choosing a Web Content Management System Ebook

Posted by Super Admin

Jul 13, 2012 2:32:00 PM

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Topics: Content Management, CMS, CMS Tools, joomla, wordpress, Flair Products, sharepoint, ebook, choosing a web content management system

Register for Joomla! Day Chicago

Posted by Super Admin

Jul 2, 2012 7:58:37 AM

Don't think that Joomla! is a CMS for big business? Think again!

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Topics: Content Management, flair interactive, CMS, content management system, events, CMS Tools, joomla, joomla day chicago, lisa kirschner

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