Considering how fast-paced the world seems to be now, you might say that if you can’t keep up, you might as well be left behind.
One of the greatest factors that have influenced the haste in everything we do and see right now is the Internet – that is why most companies nowadays make themselves visible and update their followers through the World Wide Web.
Quoting brand consultant Martin Lindstrom, “invest in your image and create a presence in your environment. This could be a website, a blog, or a personal vision and how you want to own it.”
Sure you can find great things online, but one of the most precious things is the content management system or CMS. A content management system (CMS) is basically a computer program that allows you to make a content, edit it and publish it on the Internet.
It generally aims to spread information through the web. You can find CMS evident when you buy a web hosting package. First, you have a domain, and then, you also have the service of a CMS though managing the content of the website you are producing. Other examples you might consider: LiveJournal, Drupal, Movable Type, and WordPress.
Albeit many CMS’s are proliferating around the web, WordPress still remains the web users’ favorite. With now 56.1 million blog sites in the world, that is not impossible to believe. On an average day, WordPress produces 500,000 new posts and 400,000 new comments. Below is the screenshot of total wordpress sites in world based on WordPress.com Stats, while writing this article.
Even though the majority of the contents in its blogs is written in English, WP still transcends barriers for German, Indonesian, Russian and Vietnamese languages.
You really can’t really blame the 357 million people who visit 2.5 billion pages each month, for TechCrunch, CNN, TED, and National Football League are just some of the big things that publish their contents on WordPress.
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Now, let’s tick off the Top 10 Brands that entrust their website to WordPress:
Having started in July 2005 by @Pete Cashmore, this news website has over 50 million page viewers every month. Although their focus is on social media updates, they also cover topics such as entertainment, business, web development, memes, and the latest gadgets.
Mashable is not only one of the world’s largest website, for it is also a “one stop shop” for social media after being noted by Time Magazine as one of the 25 best blogs in 2009.
Now under the management of Thomas Reuters, one of the world’s trusted news organization, Reuters’ humble beginnings have actually begun back in London in 1851.
The company pioneered the telegraphy that is now widely used by newspapers, radio, and television. Despite being criticized for its strict policy when it comes to headlining, people still trust the intelligent news this company delivers across the world.
If you are looking for business stats, it’s time to check out Forbes. This American business magazine has been the number top source of business and financial information both by common people and professional businessmen alike. “The Capitalist Tool” is famous for its lists, some of these are Forbes 400 which lists the richest Americans, highest paid stars under 30 and the list of billionaires.
Aside from being a singer, this darling girl who has sung today’s most favorite songs – Firework, Last Friday Night (TGIF), Wide Awak. — Is also loved by her fans for being a terrific songwriter.
Although, originally, she was a gospel singer and released an album back in 2001 as Katy Hudson, Katy Perry eventually started getting into the limelight after signing up to Capitol Music Group in 2007.
She was the first and only female in the history to follow the milestone Michael Jackson’s Bad took, through her album Teenage Dream (2010) that produced five number one singles after topping the Billboard 200.
Popular because of its expertise in teen fashion, ELLE Girl is now the largest older-teen magazine in the world with international editions published in France, Germany, South Korea, Japan, the Netherlands, Quebec, Taiwan and Russia.
This younger sibling of Elle magazine focuses on health, beauty, and fabulous fashion that may be marketed in teenagers worldwide.
My all time fevorite reference site- TechCrunch. Three more years and this web publication will already be a decade! TechCrunch has been the favorite of many because of its superb technology news and and assessments of start up companies.
Tech stories can range from gadgets to mobiles to videos of reviewing technology products that are newly out in the market. You can never have enough news to read since more than 10 articles on its home page are written only a few minutes apart!
Well, if you are so into politics, then, Political Ticker will ease your appetite for it. Loved by many who have political inclination, CNN has catered to the needs of these individuals by bringing them fresh political news.
The site also offers commentaries from experts that will surely provide you an opinion for a certain political issue. For now, their home page floods article about Romney and Obama. Perhaps it’s worth giving a try?
The convenience of home shopping has definitely been brought by e-Bay to the doorsteps of homebody shoppers. But like a real shopping place, there are not only buyers in there – but also sellers.
It is free to be a member, for it is much enjoyable to be an online buyer without being charged for a fee; but it is also advantageous for sellers since they don’t have to rent a place to display their products.
One can buy or sell small things such as chocolate cookies to large-amount properties such as houses in e-Bay. This online marketplace has been patronized by many since its inception in 1994 – now being a multibillion dollar business having operations in over thirty countries.
One of the things you will love about US’s largest transportation company is its time-definite delivery. Last August 2007, United Parcel Service Incorporated celebrated its 100th year of excellent service of package delivery to its consumers.
Widely known as “Brown” because of its brown trucks, UPS delivers 15 million packages a day to 6 million people in over 200 countries worldwide.
This “People’s Car” (meaning of Volkswagen in German) is the original maker of the popular beetle – kind of the common car you see in the movies today, although it’s been manufactured back in the 70’s.
Volkswagen is the top brand manufactured by the Volkswagen Group, a German automotive manufacturing company that has its base in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Although it has its roots in Europe, the company now operates in 153 countries, and by 2011, Forbes had included it in its list of the 25 Largest Companies in the World.
Alexis Trinidad is the Outreach Commander for Martin Lindstrom, an award winning branding presentation specialist and bestselling author of Brandwashed and Buyology.