Despite being a HubSpot partner agency, we often deal with quite a bit of WordPress websites. Whether it is migrating an entire site to or from WordPress, simply moving over the blog and landing pages, or even developing a new site for a company, our team has seen a lot. Like every website platform, there are the pros and cons to working on WordPress in various areas that often get overlooked; Areas that can get a little technical, however, can also be key to the success of your website.
It’s no doubt that WordPress is one of the most dominant CMS platforms on the market. According to CodeinWP, “around 15,886,000 websites on the web use WordPress,” and that number has consistently stayed high. This popularity doesn’t go without reason. WordPress’ vast amount of themes & plugins, knowledgeable support, and consistently updated platform make it an appealing content management system (CMS) for many businesses and personal users.
When it comes to inbound marketing content management systems (CMS), there are two names that you likely hear -- HubSpot and WordPress. Combined, these two platforms undoubtedly account for the highest market share of business websites on the internet today, but although HubSpot and WordPress might seem similar at first glance, they are in fact very different.
Marketo is one of the most popular marketing automation solutions out there and is active on over 40,000 websites. It's also one of the most advanced solutions, providing the necessary tools for growing companies and established enterprises to nurture and convert leads. However, the marketing automation software industry has grown rapidly, and Marketo has a lot more competition today than they did in the past, including HubSpot. As a result, deciding on which marketing automation solution to invest in is a tough decision for businesses. Regardless if you're replacing your current marketing automation solution or you're seeking your first system, it's important to consider all of the available options. In this article, I'll share with you four alternatives and head-to-head comparisons to Marketo.
If you’re in the content marketing world, there’s a good chance you’ve worked with WordPress at some point in your career. WordPress is one of the most popular CMSes and publishing platforms for content marketers, independent bloggers, or individuals looking to build a website for their business. It is an incredibly useful tool for people with minimal technical knowledge to build and maintain a basic website and its leadership is worth praise. However, while WordPress has many remarkable qualities, it has several notable downfalls as well.
You know what's a life saver? The crock pot. For not-so-culinary-inclined millennials or busy parents, slow cookers have offered a form of salvation from starvation. Rather than slaving over a stove or oven for hours (or turning to Ronald McDonald) for dinner, a crock pot lets you just set it and forget it. Unfortunately, for us marketers, maintaining a digital marketing strategy and the website that goes along with it, isn't quite as mindless.