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LinkedIn is a social network designed for people looking to build their career connections or those looking for new job opportunities. If you belong to any of these two categories, having a profile in this platform is highly recommended. Now you’re probably asking, “If I have a LinkedIn account, do I need to build a separate resume website?” Job search and human resource recruitment has evolved …

While many small businesses recognize the value in having a website, they tend to face the website building process with much apprehension. This is mainly due to the projected cost to build a website and the stress it can potentially cause on their already strained operating budget. To ease your cost-related worries, we have prepared some guidelines on the actual web creation cost. How much does…

As a creative professional in the digital era, you need an online space where you can showcase your best works for potential clients to see. These are graphic design websites. Your portfolio is one of the most effective ways to market your talent to the rest of the world. Think of it like your online agent. When done right, it can be a powerful tool in attracting a steady stream of projects for y…

The single most important tool in creating a website is a computer. We say this quite boldly in spite of the existence of numerous website builder software that claim to be the only thing you need. You can’t run any software or work a site builder without a computer. If you ask professional web developers which one they prefer working in - a Mac or a Windows computer - prepare yourself for a heat…

Live Chat is a fantastic way to get leads on your site and to make sure your audience stays engaged. Add live chat on your site and increase your conversions by 200%. It’s also built into our iPhone and Android app, so you won't miss any messages! Plus it’s GDPR-compliant. Activate live chat for your Strikingly website now! You can also read about our live chat experience and how it helped us gro…

You can now add a password to individual pages of a multipage site. Create a members-only page, or maybe a private store -- you choose which content to keep secure. See how it works here!

The total revenue count in your analytics now excludes canceled and refunded orders. This gives you a clearer picture of how your store is doing.

If you have a multiple page site, you can now copy pages, not just sections. You can set create a hidden page as your template and duplicate it when you need additional pages. Two clicks and you're done. We promise!

Kickstart your site with new templates. Create your own site now and test them out. New templates are added weekly so stay tuned! Want to join our templates lab?

Typography is an extension of your brand. You can now upload up to 25 fonts and use it on your own website. Push your own branding and upgrade to Pro to use your own customized font!

Okay, here’s the deal: Live chat is the preferred channel for 42% of users vs. email (23%), or other social media channels (16%) A good 62% of customers expect live chat support to be available on mobile devices. If and when it’s available, 82% of these users would use it. Before picking up the phone calling support, 53% of users prefer using live chat. Site visitors who talk to an online live ch…

We made some updates to our Simple Store so you can easily manage your e-commerce. Check it out! Searching orders is now possible. No more sifting through pages and pages to find that one order. You can now search your customer’s name, email address, or order number quickly and easily. (Thanks to Juan and Camilo for requesting this!) Set sales tax per state. If you’re selling products to the Un…

It’s the year of chat bots, Instagram influencers, and social media marketing. Brands do whatever they can to make sure that they reach their customers in the most effective way possible. At the end of the day, email newsletters still reign supreme. Recent surveys show that 99% of consumers still check their email everyday, and a good 59% say that marketing emails do affect their buying decisions…

Simple Store offers a way to easily charge sales tax on all products in your shop. If you’re selling products to the United States, you can now collect a different sales tax for each state to comply with new e-commerce tax laws. Make sure to consult with your tax advisor if you have questions about applicable tax laws.

No more sifting through pages and pages to find that one order. You can now search your customer’s name, email address, or order number quickly and easily.

Create your own newsletters and send them to your blog subscribers. Or import your contacts and add them to your email list. It’s digital marketing made easy. Send your first newsletter now. If you've been online for a while, you can create your first newsletter and win back your audience!