Proprietary VS Non-Proprietary Content Management Systems
04/10/14
By: Greg Brey
Proprietary content management systems, also known as closed-source, pose a lot of issues and threats to your business.  Whether you select Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla etc. all can, for the most part, achieve your end goals.  There is a lot of doubt and uncertainty that comes with using a proprietary source.  Below are 4 reasons why you should not go with a proprietary CMS: You have to pay for it.  Proprietary CMS in...
Digital Laryngitis
02/20/14
By: Laura Walsh
We’ve all had a bad case of laryngitis at one point or another. A terrible sore throat, cough, and no voice are enough to knock anyone off their feet for a couple days. I remember having a bad case as a kid and being completely unable to talk for a good two to three days. I felt lost and trapped inside of a body with which I could not communicate in ways that I was used to.   What if this happened online? What if your...
Drupal Content Management System
05/01/13
By: Greg Brey
    A content management system is a widely known web term.  In a nutshell, a content management system gives you the ability to add, edit and delete content on your website.  There are two types of content management systems – open source (which is free to use) and closed source (paid software and/or not publicly available software).  There are advantages and disadvantages to both; let’s focus on what you should demand...
content management system
02/18/12
By: Lori Highby
Change is good on your website for a handful of reasons.   1)  Search engines love seeing new fresh content on websites.  A CMS allows you to easily add new content, or change existing content.  SERPs (search engine result pages) have a number of variables in how results are listed, one of them being "freshness of content".  A content management system gives you the freedom to add new fresh content easily.   2)  Your...
Drupal Content Management System
02/16/12
By: Lori Highby
Drupal is a free and open source content management system (CMS) written in PHP and distributed under the GNU General Public License. - Wikipedia.  And we love it!  Why though???  Here's just a few reasons:   1.  Open-source - meaning the core CMS system is free to use and does not require any licensing or contracts.     2.  Custom design/theme - we can literally take any custom design and make it function within the...
Web Analytics 101
11/17/11
By: Ryan Mehaffey
  Every business decision that you make has a reason or a goal. For web presence, it is usually to improve sales, exposure, or various aspects of your business.  If that is the case, then design and development is step one. Step two is just as important in the success.  Some terms and ideas that go in line with this topic are shopping cart abandonment rate, referral sites, length of stay on your site, and several other...
HIPAA Secure
06/22/11
By: Audrey Wayne
What happens when you mix legal jargon with medicine and science? HIPAA regulations! While they’re not a laughing matter (except for when we try too hard to make it punny), HIPAA guidelines don’t need to be scary or overwhelming like Emily Post’s “Etiquette”.  There are so many websites and articles out there (yes, the all-encompassing “there”) to help you navigate how to make sure your organization is HIPAA Complaint....