Strikingly Updates: Blog Section Layouts

Without further ado, we’ve brought you stylistic flexibility for the appearance of your blogs – we know you’ve craved it for some time! Now, you can freely choose and change up the best fit for your blog section, with our six different choices of layout. Some emphasize images. Some emphasize descriptions. All are beautiful. We’ll let the gif below do the talking.


Let us know what you think of the new blog layouts! And let us see what they look like, in the comments below 🙂

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A Cheat Sheet for Writing Your Website


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Zach Goldie is a copywriter based in Bristol, UK. Between his freelance work and blogging, Zach believes in writing honest, authentic copy that can capture attention and maximize your conversions. We asked Zach to write a website building cheat sheet, for those of you who have or are looking to kick off your online businesses!

Greetings from a fellow Strikingly user! I’ve been asked to share some advice how to write great copy for your site, so here’s a five-point cheat sheet for you to use as a mini guide.

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How to Get into Y Combinator – the No BS Approach

I’m David Chen, CEO of Strikingly. We applied to YC twice, and got in the second time. If you’re interested in the full story of our startup journey, you can check out this Forbes article.

Since Strikingly graduated from Y Combinator in 2013, I’ve frequently been asked by our users and friends on how to get into Y Combinator. And I’ve been fortunate enough to have helped a few amazing teams with their successful applications.

So as YC opens up applications for the Summer 2016 funding cycle, I’ve summarized my recommendations and included excerpts from our application to Read the rest