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Stephen Trapanese is a Network Administrator, freelance writer, contributing writer for CMScritic.com, and WordPress enthusiast. He feels like the most fun he has with technology is finding ways to help people use it to make their life or job easier.

Recent Posts


Elcom 8 will focus on Social Intranets

By Stephen Trapanese June 22, 2012 News & Headlines  Comments

As companies grow the need for great interdepartmental communication becomes even more important. Telephone and email are great tools but do not completely fill that need. The introduction of social intranet solutions is a big step towards a unifying employee communication. Elcom CMS is stepping in and providing such a solution with their upcoming release. A leading provider of enterprise web content management, Elcom's release of version 8 will decidedly focus on social intranets.… Read More →


Watch Your Mobile Site Visitors with ClickTale Mobile

Watch Your Mobile Site Visitors with ClickTale Mobile

By Stephen Trapanese June 20, 2012 News & Headlines  Comments

With the exponential use of mobile devices it is becoming common to expect sites to adapt to tablet and smartphone screen resolutions. You want mobile site visitors to have a pleasant browsing experience and ClickTale Mobile gives you a unique perspective in this regard. Site owners go through many pains at times to make sure their site brings the best mobile experience possible. Maybe you hired a developer to morph your site into mobile friendliness using CSS and media queries. Maybe you spent hours finding just the right WordPress mobile responsive theme.… Read More →


Bolt - A Brand New Social Network for Saving Web Pages Forever

Bolt - A Brand New Social Network for Saving Web Pages Forever

By Stephen Trapanese June 14, 2012  Comments

I will be the first to admit that I do not have the best recall. If I do not somehow capture what is inspiring me at that moment, odds are it will be forgotten and lost forever. Bo.lt allows you to keep whatever inspires you on the web, forever! Here is a quick review of this service. Bo.lt it and its Yours ... for Good Save photos you find across the web or just save the whole page. Bo.lt Makes it easy to save and share what you like on the web. We have seen similar services before and sharing web pages and photos is not new.… Read More →


PackFlash updates Constellation Suite to reflect DotNetNuke's new features

PackFlash updates Constellation Suite to reflect DotNetNuke's new features

By Stephen Trapanese June 14, 2012 News & Headlines  Comments

With DotNetNuke recently updating their cms to support enhanced social capabilities, PackFlash has followed with an update to their Constellation Suite. PackFlash has just released a new version of their Constellation Suite. The Constellation Suite is a series of 8 DNN modules which provide enhanced functionality to the DNN platform. These modules can be purchased individually, or together, and the modules are designed to work together tightly, overcoming a key liability of DNN modules which normally operate independently of each other.… Read More →


ShopLocket review - Embed Your eCommerce

ShopLocket review - Embed Your eCommerce

By Stephen Trapanese June 11, 2012  Comments

ShopLocket makes eCommerce accessible. Plain and simple as that. With the technical skill it takes to upload and share a photo you can setup a product for sale. That sounds easy, but what about the real life process? As I have said before "I am glad you asked!" Read on to find out how we rate this eCommerce tool in this ShopLocket Review.It is really easy, I'm seriousStart by visiting www.shoplocket.com. You can log in using your Facebook credentials or using your email address and a password you specify. Big points for logging in via Facebook account.… Read More →



Kentico EMS+ Managed CXM in the Cloud

By Stephen Trapanese June 7, 2012 News & Headlines  Comments

With cloud technology becoming more accessible, vendors are in a better position to offer robust SaaS editions of their product. In a recent press release Kentico delivers such a solution using Windows Azure Cloud. This means highly robust and feature rich content management, without a local install. Its all "in the cloud." Kentico Software, the Web content management system vendor, announces the immediate availability of Kentico EMS+, the first fully integrated CXM solution provided as a managed service in the Windows Azure Cloud.… Read More →


Piwik 1.8 Release

Piwik 1.8 Release

By Stephen Trapanese June 7, 2012 News & Headlines  Comments

Piwik 1.8 is so packed with new features its hard to pick which ones to highlight. This is good. In the world of web analytics the more features and abilities the better. It is important to know if your hard work and efforts are making the difference and bringing traffic to your site. Let us examine some of the features shall we? Historical Analytics Report of any row Row Evolution allows to visualize a detailed report for a given row in any report table in Piwik. You can now hover over the row and see the graph icon.… Read More →


Pegboard introduces Mobile Content Manager

By Stephen Trapanese June 7, 2012 News & Headlines  Comments

Pegboard announces the immediate availability of the Pegboard Mobile Content Manager App, enabling owners of Pegboard Websites (version 6.20.2 or higher) to immediately implement content management while mobile. “This application is a tool for web owners to utilize in managing their websites but more importantly broadcasting about their brand and what is happening in their market whilst on the run” said Ashton Wynne-Yorke, CEO at Pegboard.… Read More →


ShopLocket is embedding eCommerce

By Stephen Trapanese June 5, 2012 Articles and Editorials  Comments

The ability to sell items online has changed the way many people shop. Merchants may not even need a physical store front to be in business anymore. Consumers do not even need to leave the house to do some quality shopping. Want to shop in your Pajamas? Go right ahead. If you want to be a "seller" of online merchandise however, be ready for some setup time. Making your site into a functional online store can be complicated and daunting to the inexperienced.… Read More →