Content Management Systems

Installing Windows based web site onto Linux Server

Recently, I had the opportunity to work with a client on redesigning and updating the functionality of their website.  Based upon their requirements, a newly designed website using WordPress as the basis with specific plugins and some customization worked best.  Unfortunately, the caveat to this is that they also have a module of their site that is built in ColdFusion with a SQL 2008 database. Due to budgetary restrictions, we decided that it would be best to leave the CF module “as is” as far as functionality but reskin to fit the new design.

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The future of Digital Media

I recently attended a Webinar sponsored by What They Think.com titled “Q2 Economic Webinar with Dr. Joe Webb”.

The webinar focused on the current economic standings of the printing industry and future forecasts. It comes as no surprise to anyone that that the printing and publishing industry as a whole are feeling the effects of the economy. Year over Year employment has dropped on average 12.5% for printing production and 8.8% for publishers.
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Website Design- does your website make you happy?

Are you comfortable with your site and the message that it provides to your site visitors? If you visited your website for the first time, would you be able to find relevant information?  Would you want to find out more about your company?  Do you think that your current website design provides your users with easy to find information or provides them with obstacles and causes frustration?
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Content Management Systems

Several years ago, Content Management Systems were in high demand in our industry and a must have for associations. There were quite a few varying Content Management Systems available with various options and fees. Costs overall were rather expensive, based upon user licenses with additional fees for the source code. (On average anywhere between $15k – $40k per system with annual fees as well).
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