"Your editorial website (wordpress) already runs on MYSQL, I'd recommend sticking with WP if that's what you are comfortable with. Perhaps one Wordpress install for the editorial, and another database for the directory."
"I'm not an expert programmer either, but I would still opt for a web-based database rather than desktop. With FileMaker you are dealing with either hosting a live FMP database on the web somewhere (unique hosting requirement) or exporting your…"
A group to discuss Web site content management systems from Ellington to Drupal to College Publisher to Expression Engine to WordPress and everything else. What do you use? How is it working out for you? What would be your ideal CMS?
Could you use a little help unraveling the mystery of Google AdWords? Are you looking for new ways to drive traffic to your site? Did the boss just put you in charge of something called "online marketing?" Me too.
You know those cool interesting articles that you can publish this week or even wait a year and it doesn't make much difference? This is a group for people who have ideas to share and people looking for ideas to write about.
You're a journalist who realized programming isn't that hard, or software engineer with a passion for journalism. Either way, you want to create and couple together software (and hardware) to create new ways to tell compelling stories.