How to Assure Success 
for a New Sitecore Site 
(Summary Presentation) 
Development Tips for New Sitecore Sites 
September...
Sitecore Enterprise Web CMS 
• Popular .NET Web Content Management 
System for mid-to-large organizations 
• Provides frie...
Sitecore Projects: 
Success vs. Failure 
• Indicators of a Successful Sitecore Project 
• Reasons for Sitecore Project Fai...
Customize Sitecore to Reduce TCO 
• Customizing Tools 
• Customizing the User Interface 
• Reducing Questions Reduces TCO ...
CMS Developers 
• CMS Generalists 
• Sitecore Generalists 
• Sitecore Specialists 
5
Using Internal Staff for New Sites 
Benefits and Risks 
6 
Internal Developer Guidelines
Using Vendors for Creating Sites 
Benefits and Risks 
7 
Vendor Developer Guidelines
Obtaining Good Developer Value 
• Guidelines for Good Developer Value 
• Using Remote Collaboration 
• Reducing Site Devel...
Oh… you actually want to reach people? 
• Redirecting Link Juice to New Site 
• Optimizing Your Site for SEO 
• Setting up...
Why Mobile Speed is Important 
• Issues that Affect Mobile Speeds 
• Optimizing Mobile Performance 
10
Providing Customer Interaction 
Sitecore supports social media & blog comments 
11
Tagging Content 
• Tags vs. Sitecore Content Tree 
• Managing Tags in Sitecore 
• Tagging Content in Sitecore 7 
• Using S...
In Summary 
Assure success for a Sitecore new site project 
• Learn how Sitecore’s features can meet requirements 
• Use S...
Caveat Emptor 
There are many ways to plan for a new Sitecore site 
• Experienced vendors can propose additional solutions...
More Topics from TIC 
All Sitecore-related SlideShares from TIC 
http://www.slideshare.net/cwnelson/presentations 
How to ...
The Inside Corner, Inc. 
• The Inside Corner, Inc. (TIC) is owned by Craig Nelson 
• TIC is a Sitecore partner & web consu...
Primary Developer - Craig Nelson 
• Sitecore Specialist certified for Sitecore 7 
• 10 years of system administration expe...
Get Help with your Sitecore Site 
Follow TIC on LinkedIn 
• http://www.linkedin.com/company/the-inside-corner-inc. 
Add TI...
Bibliography 
7 Things Your Website Developer Won’t Tell You 
Establish Business Goals for Your Web Site 
Learning How to ...
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Creating New Sitecore Sites Summary

  1. 1. How to Assure Success for a New Sitecore Site (Summary Presentation) Development Tips for New Sitecore Sites September 18, 2013 1
  2. 2. Sitecore Enterprise Web CMS • Popular .NET Web Content Management System for mid-to-large organizations • Provides friendly tools for non-technical Content Authors and Marketers • Can be customized and extended to meet almost any conceivable business need 2
  3. 3. Sitecore Projects: Success vs. Failure • Indicators of a Successful Sitecore Project • Reasons for Sitecore Project Failures • Sitecore Project Success Factors 3 1. Establish Business Goals for Site 2. Get Stakeholders Involved Early 3. Learning Sitecore is the First Step
  4. 4. Customize Sitecore to Reduce TCO • Customizing Tools • Customizing the User Interface • Reducing Questions Reduces TCO • Sitecore UI Customization Examples 4 Remove Unused Tools Extend Existing Tools Add New Tools
  5. 5. CMS Developers • CMS Generalists • Sitecore Generalists • Sitecore Specialists 5
  6. 6. Using Internal Staff for New Sites Benefits and Risks 6 Internal Developer Guidelines
  7. 7. Using Vendors for Creating Sites Benefits and Risks 7 Vendor Developer Guidelines
  8. 8. Obtaining Good Developer Value • Guidelines for Good Developer Value • Using Remote Collaboration • Reducing Site Development Costs 8
  9. 9. Oh… you actually want to reach people? • Redirecting Link Juice to New Site • Optimizing Your Site for SEO • Setting up Staging Sites for SEO • How Specialists Help Marketers • Why Performance is Important • Optimizing Sitecore Performance 9
  10. 10. Why Mobile Speed is Important • Issues that Affect Mobile Speeds • Optimizing Mobile Performance 10
  11. 11. Providing Customer Interaction Sitecore supports social media & blog comments 11
  12. 12. Tagging Content • Tags vs. Sitecore Content Tree • Managing Tags in Sitecore • Tagging Content in Sitecore 7 • Using Sitecore 7 to Lower TCO 12
  13. 13. In Summary Assure success for a Sitecore new site project • Learn how Sitecore’s features can meet requirements • Use Sitecore modules to reduce development costs • Use Sitecore experts to supplement internal staff • Customize the UI to make it friendly for business users • Plan for mobile display & performance at the start • Plan for obtaining high SEO rankings at the start • Use source control, continuous integration & TDS The most cost effective way to assure success for a new Sitecore site is to use Specialists who can get it done right the first time. 13
  14. 14. Caveat Emptor There are many ways to plan for a new Sitecore site • Experienced vendors can propose additional solutions • Review your hosting needs with a Sitecore partner • Review proposed Sitecore sites with all stakeholders This presentation is intended to be academic • To enhance public knowledge of issues related to new sites • To promote better understanding of Sitecore sites Author cannot guarantee accuracy or fitness for your site • Author makes no representations or warranties • Author disclaims any liability if you act on this information 14
  15. 15. More Topics from TIC All Sitecore-related SlideShares from TIC http://www.slideshare.net/cwnelson/presentations How to Assure Success for a New Sitecore Site (full slide deck) http://www.slideshare.net/cwnelson/creating-new-sitecore-sites-full Implementing Routine Sitecore Maintenance http://www.slideshare.net/cwnelson/sitecore-maintenance-tips Performance Tips for Sitecore Mobile Users http://www.slideshare.net/cwnelson/sitecore-mobile-performance-tips Sitecore 7 – New Features for Users http://www.slideshare.net/cwnelson/sitecore-7-new-features Sitecore Performance Tips for Visitor Engagement http://www.slideshare.net/cwnelson/sitecore-performance-tips Troubleshooting Sitecore Performance http://www.slideshare.net/cwnelson/troubleshooting-sitecore-performance 15
  16. 16. The Inside Corner, Inc. • The Inside Corner, Inc. (TIC) is owned by Craig Nelson • TIC is a Sitecore partner & web consultancy • A U.S. point of contact for teams of Sitecore specialists • We create new Sitecore sites & enhance existing ones 16
  17. 17. Primary Developer - Craig Nelson • Sitecore Specialist certified for Sitecore 7 • 10 years of system administration experience • 10 years as a Microsoft Certified Trainer • 5 years of ASP.NET web development experience • 4 years of Sitecore development experience • 3 years as a Sitecore technical instructor • Sitecore architecture & configuration expert • Performance & SEO optimization specialist • Workflow configuration specialist 17
  18. 18. Get Help with your Sitecore Site Follow TIC on LinkedIn • http://www.linkedin.com/company/the-inside-corner-inc. Add TIC to your Circles on Google Plus • http://google.com/+Theinsidecorner Follow TIC on Twitter • https://twitter.com/TheInsideCorner Contact Craig Directly • Craig Nelson - Certified 7.0 Developer and Sitecore Partner • cwnelson[at]ticdevs.com • Mobile - 707.319.7446 Visit the TIC website • http://ticdevs.com 18
  19. 19. Bibliography 7 Things Your Website Developer Won’t Tell You Establish Business Goals for Your Web Site Learning How to Avoid Project Failure Sitecore Marketplace The Successful Vendor Selection Process Why Some Projects Fail and Why Some Succeed? Download slide presentation to view URLs 19
  20. 20. Thank you for taking the time to view this presentation on How to Assure Success for a New Sitecore Site (Summary Presentation) Please share with others and add a comment if you think it is useful Thanks! September 18, 2013 20
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