WordPress Pros What Cons???  :)<br />Slides prepared for panel discussion comparing WordPress and Joomla #clt<br />http://...
WordPress is EASY to learn to Use<br />Over 202 million WordPress users worldwide, so many people don't even need to learn...
Its simple, either edit or create a Page or a Post(blog/news article)<br />Not all sites need pages<br />Not all sites nee...
WordPress is the iPhone of Web Development There's an App for that & ITS FREE!<br />There are more than 9,200 'Apps' known...
Free Themes<br />What is a Theme?<br />There are over a 1100 free themes to download from WordPress with no strings attach...
WLW WindowsLiveWriter FREE program fm Microsoft<br />Manage your Website Pages and Posts from a desktop application!<br />...
Get Great SEO results out of the box<br />Doing almost nothing extra, WordPress can get a person or a business great SERP ...
Run your own Decentralized Social Network<br />8<br />
Tools Mentioned<br />All in One SEO - http://bit.ly/All-in-One-SEO<br />XML Sitemaps<br />Scribe SEO - http://bit.ly/SEOWP...
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WordPress Pros; No Cons? :)

  1. 1. WordPress Pros What Cons??? :)<br />Slides prepared for panel discussion comparing WordPress and Joomla #clt<br />http://softduit.comhttp://twitter.com/brettbum<br />1<br />
  2. 2. WordPress is EASY to learn to Use<br />Over 202 million WordPress users worldwide, so many people don't even need to learn.<br />They are experts already!<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Its simple, either edit or create a Page or a Post(blog/news article)<br />Not all sites need pages<br />Not all sites need blog or news articles either.<br />Both situations ARE OK<br />3<br />
  4. 4. WordPress is the iPhone of Web Development There's an App for that & ITS FREE!<br />There are more than 9,200 'Apps' known as Plugins available to download and install on WordPress sites<br />Most of them are free (built in open source communities). Plugins that cost money are usually VERY cheap.<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Free Themes<br />What is a Theme?<br />There are over a 1100 free themes to download from WordPress with no strings attached.<br />There are TENs of thousands of free themes that might include a sponsor link in the footer<br />Learning to Create a Theme is Easy Too (not free but very cheap)<br />I can teach anyone to build a WP theme (no experience necessary at all) in about 10 minutes<br />5<br />
  6. 6. WLW WindowsLiveWriter FREE program fm Microsoft<br />Manage your Website Pages and Posts from a desktop application!<br />Makes adding/editing pictures, copy, videos, download files VERY EASY<br />If your users can use Outlook or send an email, they can manage your website with WLW<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Get Great SEO results out of the box<br />Doing almost nothing extra, WordPress can get a person or a business great SERP results<br />More work can yield better results too<br />All in One SEO, XML Sitemaps, Scribe SEO<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Run your own Decentralized Social Network<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Tools Mentioned<br />All in One SEO - http://bit.ly/All-in-One-SEO<br />XML Sitemaps<br />Scribe SEO - http://bit.ly/SEOWPPlugin<br />Pagemash(organize WP pages/hide pgs fm Menus)<br />Neo Pro 4 (Email Organizer)<br />Quickbooks/Quickbooks Online<br />WindowsLiveWriter<br />Desktop Site Management Publishing Tool (free typically installed in Windows 7 or Vista already)<br />Artisteer – Design Joomla or WordPress themes in Minutes - http://bit.ly/ArtisteerDiscount<br />Greater Charlotte Area WordPress Meetup Group- http://bit.ly/cltwp<br />9<br />

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