I've been putting together the structure of this business and the content for the site for a couple of years; prodding and gathering the pieces, gluing here and shaving there. I had it all sorted a couple of months ago, but Joomla! 1.6 and Drupal 7 were both imminent. So I figured I should hold off for a few weeks, bite the bullet and take a bold leap forward into the unknown.

Drupal 7 and Joomla! 1.6 were released within days of each other. Both are very worthy and impressive applications, delivering major improvements in their new releases. Either one would have easily done the job, but like any other business I have my objectives and needs, so I did what I do for my clients and I thought it through from all relevant angles: functional, commercial, professional and technical. In the end I opted for Joomla! 1.6 (the decision came down to my own business priorities) and knuckled down to business.

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