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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

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

EXCERPT: Customizing SharePoint: Start with the Solution or the Business Problem?

Posted by Lisa Kirschner

Aug 9, 2011 12:54:49 PM

Before you begin adding customization tools to SharePoint to create a solution for your business, you must understand your company’s business problem. In this article, I cover a few important areas you need to address before you look at technology...

via www.cmswire.com

Hear, hear! I couldn't have said it better myself!

In this CMS Wire article, author Jennifer Mason is really just providing a gentle reminder that "You have to know where you're going in order to figure out how you're going to get there" or "Don't put the cart before the horse."

This is a problem that I see businesses struggling with all the time. I've had dozens and dozens of conversations with clients who really want to select a technology language or tool before they've really determined what they're trying to do.

Study this article carefully if you're planning to customize SharePoint or any CMS. You'll save yourself lots of time and frustration, and your end result will be better because you've taken the time to think through your business goals carefully.

Lisa Kirschner
Managing Director, Flair Interactive Services Inc.
Managing Editor, Content 911 Blog

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Topics: Content Management, CMS, flair, CMS Wire, development, Interesting and Useful Sites, CMS Tools, content strategy, jennifer mason, interactive, Miscellaneous, strategy, sharepoint, customize

SharePoint 2010 Books for Developers, Administrators, Designers, Project Managers and End Users - SharePoint Joel's SharePoint Land

Posted by Lisa Kirschner

Jun 15, 2010 5:30:00 AM

In his blog, Sharepoint Joel offers a list of really helpful books that can help you get up to speed with Sharepoint 2010:

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Topics: Content Management, kirschner, CMS, flair, Interesting and Useful Sites, CMS Tools, content strategy, Miscellaneous, sharepoint, microsoft

J. Boye says "Who Should be on Your CMS Shortlist"

Posted by Lisa Kirschner

Aug 13, 2009 6:18:47 PM

The CMS industry has been up in arms since Janus Boye published a short list of CMS vendors that buyers should always consider yesterday.

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Topics: sitecore, typo3, Content Management, day, CMS, CMS Tools, ektron, drupal, umbraco, plone, j. boye, episerver, janus boye, IBM, SDL Tridion, autonomy, sharepoint, fatwire, oracle, microsoft

Interactive marketing has finally come of age

Posted by Lisa Kirschner

Jul 26, 2009 10:42:00 AM

Josh Bernoff, one of the brilliant folks from Forrester Research who co-authored the book Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies, has posted an interesting article about a five-year interactive marketing forecast that they recently published:

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Topics: flair interactive, Online Marketing, CMS, interactive marketing, drupal, joomla, day communique, interwoven, wordpress, social networking, sharepoint, bernoff, hot banana, teamsite, vignette, groundswell

Why You Don’t Need a Detailed CMS Comparison Chart

Posted by Lisa Kirschner

Jul 24, 2009 9:55:00 AM

Okay, so you've finally convinced the powers-that-be that you really, REALLY need a web content management system (CMS) and can justify the costs. You've started to familiarize yourself with the CMS landscape, have learned the difference between "content production" and "content syndication", and have visited some of the most popular CMS web sites...and you're starting to realize that this is going to be a LOT harder than you thought.

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Topics: Content Management, flair interactive, CMS, CMS Tools, drupal, joomla, content analysis, day communique, interwoven, wordpress, sharepoint, hot banana, teamsite, vignette


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