The Internet is All About Content! How Are You Managing Yours?

Marilynn Dawson By Marilynn Dawson, 6th Feb 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/12a3apq1/
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"Content is King!". How are you managing it? Every website is unique in both content and visitor expectations. Read on to learn a bit more.

What is Content Management About?

If you have been in in business for any great length of time since the year 2000, you'll have heard the mantra more than once, “Content is King!” While this was very true in the brick and mortar world, it's even more true online. Content management systems as a result, have become a key manner in delivering content to website visitors. Content ranges from text documents and PDF's to slide show presentations, video presentations, podcasts, music feeds and more. Websites making use of CMS (content management system) are wisely investing in the management and delivery of content their customers are asking for.

Choosing a Content Management System Wisely

CMS development looks quite different on the back end, from regular website development. A solid mySQL database and PHP are typical requirements for the average CMS website development process to be successful. For the small business owner without an in-house programmer or the funds to hire a dedicated content management system developer, there are a number of packages in existence today. Some are free, such as Drupal or Joomla, while others carry a fee. It is even possible to find developers who will take the free CMS packages and customize them to suit your particular needs perfectly.

Uniquely Yours

No two websites are ever exactly alike, and no two groups of customers are exactly alike either. Taking time then to assess the kinds of content you wish to disseminate and the kinds of visitors you expect on your site will help greatly in deciding what features you need in your content management strategy. These decisions will also be key in figuring out how big your hosting package needs to be to house everything, as well as the kinds of content security you'll need to ensure are put in place. So before you dive into the world of content management systems, do your homework. You'll be glad you did.

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Cms, Cms Benefits, Cms Development, Cms Web Design, Cms Website, Cms Website Development, Content, Content Management System

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author avatar Marilynn Dawson
I am a computer tech by trade, as well as a Christian author and freelancer. Topics range from devotionals and online safety, to how-to's, family finances, product reviews, and more.

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author avatar Paul Lines
7th Feb 2015 (#)

Good advice Marilynn

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author avatar Marilynn Dawson
7th Feb 2015 (#)

Thanks Paul

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