Being an affiliate can be extremely rewarding, but it's often not easy. There's a lot of competition, and depending on where you live, tax legisltation is a clear and present danger.
As with any business, being a successful affiliate means being smart about how you manage and maximize the bottom line. Here are five techniques for doing just that.
A CMS is just
about content so it doesn’t need much attention, right? Wrong. In an e-commerce
environment CMS means so much more than being able to edit and publish content.
E-commerce pages have dynamic content served by code and this content can change
depending on the visitor session; given such variation, how can you weave
static content into dynamic pages without screwing the display?
sophistication of consumers and online technology has risen, so have the
demands on e-commerce managers to understand which tools are the best-fit for
the business. Having worked on many CMS implementations and seen the pitfalls,
I thought I’d share some advice on what questions you need to be asking.
WordPress is one of the most popular open-source content management
systems in use on the internet. But despite WordPress' popularity, one
knock against it has been the fact that it's always been more a
'blogging engine' than 'true' CMS.
Yesterday, WordPress took a big step toward achieving 'true' CMS status
with the release of WordPress 3.0. That's thanks to several of the new features it contains.
Econsultancy has this week published its 2009 CMS Buyer's Guide, containing profiles of 23 leading platforms and a discussion of key market trends. A lot has changed since the last version of this report in early 2007, including the explosion of social media and much wider use of mobile phones to access the web.
One of the most important changes in the world of content management systems over the last few years has been the movement of ownership from IT to business and marketing.
Econsultancy's CMS Survey Report (just published in association with Squiz) highlights that firms are typically focusing their budgets on implementing CMS rather than licensing, with 45% of organisations planning to spend more on CMS implementation over the next year compared to 26% who will spend more on licences.