- Toyna Chin, San Francisco, CA
Internet Marketing Strategies and Drupal Tips
Seascape built this online news site to cover the upcoming Yellowknife City Council Election. We used Views to display Mayor Candidate profiles and Council Candidates. We added video interviews for each candidate. We added Ads and Polls, Issues and Opinion pieces. Editors and Reporters are able to add new articles easily. Articles are published upon Managing Editor approval. This site is built with Drupal 7.
This article is written for Drupal websites specifically. But the main items apply to any platform such as Wordpress or Joomla. Here is an overview:
When you think of them in that way, working with these sites seems less daunting. In fact, it seems more like the other things you already do to grow your company. To see what we mean, here are three easy ways to get more from social media marketing:
Here is part 2 of my Introduction to Drupal series.
Drupal is a popular Content Management System
- This means that the user can add new content and edit existing content.
- It is built with PHP and mySQL so it provides dynamic content
Drupal is Open Source
- no license fees
- available as a free download at Drupal.org
- maintained by global community of volunteers
- software is frequently updated to improve security, fix bugs and add new features
Unfettered Friends, a local singles group, approached SeascapeWebDesign.com when they needed a website to advertise their upcoming social events.We designed a mobile-friendly website so visitors can find the site quickly on their smartphones and tablets.
This community brochure site comes with attractive slideshow where the images automatically resize according to the size of your hand-held device or smartphone. It also features a custom blog. This Drupal 7 website is mobile-friendly and displays correctly on mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads and tablets. This site is currently under development and will be launching soon.
View larger mobile layout here
This means that mobile web users are not just a small part of your customer base, but possibly the biggest part of it. With that in mind, here are three ways to make your business website more smartphone-friendly:
1. Ask your web developer for a mobile-friendly website design.
Designing for smaller layouts that are used in mobile devices is a special skill. Be sure to ask your web developer if he/she has experience in designing and building mobile-friendly websites. Ask to see samples of websites they have designed and built with mobile devices in mind.
Join us on Sept. 13th at 6:30pm where Sheila Mullins and Francis Pilon from The Jibe (thejibe.com) will provide an excellent introduction to Drupal Commerce. Drupal Commerce is the next generation ecommerce suite for Drupal. Based on experience learned from the team who built Ubercart, Drupal Commerce combines ease of use and flexibility.
The presentation will cover the various components of Commerce Kickstart, an install profile that helps you get started in minutes. This presentation targets site builders who have some experience with Drupal, but everyone is welcome!
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