Zyro: Easily Build Your Site Or Online Store With This Affordable Platform

The availability of affordable marketing platforms continues to impress, and content management systems (CMS) are no different. I’ve worked in a number of proprietary, open-source, and paid CMS platforms over the years… some incredible and some quite difficult. Until I learn what a clients’ goals, resources, and processes are, I don’t make a recommendation on which platform to utilize. If you’re a small business that can’t afford to drop tens of thousands of dollars on

Why I Advise SaaS Companies Against Building Their Own CMS

A respected colleague called me from a marketing agency asking for some advice as she spoke to a business that was building out its own online platform. The organization was composed of highly talented developers and they were resistant to utilizing a content management system (CMS)… instead driving to implement their own home-grown solution. It’s something that I’ve heard before… and I typically advise against it. Developers often believe a CMS is simply a database

Are You Open to a New Content Management System?

A couple years ago, 100% of our clients utilized WordPress as their content management system. Just two years later and that number has dropped by about a third. Since I’ve been developing and designing sites in WordPress for a decade now, I often look to that CMS because of a few reasons. Why We Use WordPress Incredible Theme variety and support. Sites like Themeforest are a favorite for me where I can find the most

Why Use Drupal?

I recently ask What is Drupal? as a way to introduce Drupal. The next question that comes to mind is “Should I use Drupal?” This is a great question. Many times you see a technology and something about it prompts you to think about using it. In the case of Drupal you may have heard that some pretty mainstream websites are running on this open source content management system: Grammy.com, WhiteHouse.gov, Symantec Connect, and the New

Why Marketers Need a CMS in Their Toolkit this Year

Many marketers across the country are underestimating the true benefit that a Content Marketing System (CMS) can provide them. These wonderful platforms offer a wealth of largely undiscovered value far beyond just allowing them to just create, distribute and monitor content across the business. What is a CMS? A content management system (CMS) is software platform that supports the creation and modification of digital content. Content management systems support the separation of content and presentation. Features