The CMS Connection

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Introducing a New Magento Community Initiative: Magento Masters

Introducing a New Magento Community Initiative: Magento Masters

In 2015, the Magento community created over 2,500 pull requests and issues for Magento 2.0 on Github, presented over 500 talks on Magento or at Magento-centric events, produced over 100 podcast episodes centered around Magento, organized conferences and meetups in over 24 different countries, wrote three books about Magento, contributed to official product documentation, wrote countless blog posts to raise awareness and education and answered thousands of questions on both StackExchange and the Magento Forums.

We truly have an amazingly prolific and active community. Thank you!

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Jahia Solutions Group Poised for Explosive 2016 Growth Following Record-setting 2015

Jahia Solutions Group announced record results for fiscal year 2015 with 90 percent total bookings growth year-over-year. Additionally, the company  announced the new release of Digital Experience Manager 7.1 (DX7) to strengthen the partnership between CMOs and CIOs which will drive the next generation of digital experience management.  

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7 Magnificent Email Marketing Best Practices

7 Magnificent Email Marketing Best Practices

By Darryl Bolduc @Darrylbolduc - Something must be happening in the email universe, because in the last month I’ve been asked three times for a list of email best practices. Perhaps it’s just a case of holiday reflection as marketers start thinking about what they can do better in the New Year. Whatever the case, I honestly can’t remember the last time I was asked such a general email question.

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Leveraging Social Media for Marketing

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Social media is a very powerful tool when used properly. Maintaining a presence on the top social media platforms can significantly impact revenue for businesses, although different businesses should leverage different platforms.

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If Your Content Isn’t Resonating, It Isn’t Working

If Your Content Isn’t Resonating, It Isn’t Working

By Seth Lieberman - Sometimes the massive amount of helpful information in the world actually makes it feel like complete chaos. We have more options across all facets of our lives, and the paradox of choice is very real – especially for B2B buyers. In fact, B2B buying has become essentially the same as B2C buying – many options, lots of noise competing for our attention, and a myriad of decisions to navigate.

Let me give you a $3.99 example.

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Byredo Delivers Experiences as Unique as Their Fragrances

Byredo Delivers Experiences as Unique as Their Fragrances

eCommerce transactions and mobile conversions jump over 30% & AOV vaults 160% after implementing Magento 2.0 Byredo is a Stockholm-based fragrance house featuring perfume, body care, home fragrances and accessories. Byredo is wholly owned by Manzanita Capital, a venture capital firm investing in home and beauty brands.

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4 Marketing Lessons From YouTube Giants

 

Casey Neistat: Snowboarding Through New York City

By Raymond Coppinger - Did you catch the video about the crazy guys snowboarding through New York that went viral just hours after it was posted on YouTube? New York filmmaker Casey Neistat created it with his friends, and its 2 minutes and 41 seconds are pure perfection. The video marries the simple story of friends having fun in the snow, with an underlying theme of it being a love letter to New York, where anything is possible (including skiing down Broadway)! It is closing in on 10 million views in just 3 days.

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Boris Kraft: Why Digital Transformation Has To Be Strategic

Boris Kraft: Why Digital Transformation Has To Be Strategic

 By Boris Kraft - If you work in business, you’ve heard about digital transformation. It’s likely that your company has invested in it heavily. But does it actually know what it’s doing? According to recent research from MIT Sloan Management Review/Deloitte, less than 1 in 6 correspondents from companies at the early stages of digital maturity feel that their organizations have a clear and coherent digital strategy.

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Joomla! 3.5 Beta 2 Released

Joomla! 3.5 Beta 2 Released

The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla! CMS 3.5 Beta 2. Community members are asked to download and install the package in order to provide quality assurance for the forthcoming 3.5 release. Joomla! 3 is the latest major release of the Joomla! CMS, with 3.5 the sixth standard-term support release in this series.

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eZ Publish Named Best CMS for Publishers

By Bård Farstad - To me, this people’s choice award confirms our experience and our focus serving the dynamic and often times complex needs of publishers. eZ Publish Platform and our new layered CMS combining eZ Platform and eZ Studio are both designed for a wide range of verticals and publishers have plenty to benefit from our content management software. I’d like to talk a bit about that in this post.

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