Archive for February 2013

Content management systems for beginners

One thing I was surprised to learn when I became a web editor is that there is still a sharp divide between writers: those who know how to use content management systems, and those who do not. There is no in-between. They either have had exposure to the CMS environment, or they have not.

This is heartening to me, believe it or not. Because I have not yet met any freelancer or new hire who said, “well, I'm kind of good at online blogging but haven't learned XYZ yet.” They say either, “I have used CMSs in the past and can learn yours,” or “I do not know how to use a CMS.” Read the rest of this entry »