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We're super excited for our initial release of Site Memberships! Allow registrations on your site, and create members-only pages. This is a huge update and lets you do so much more with your Strikingly site. Tie Membership to Store Products We're releasing Site Memberships to select users now (Pro users & up). Please contact us at support@strikingly.com to get early access & add membership to you…

Creating websites has become much simpler with the help of website builders. With the use of website templates free download for apps and other features, it’s possible to create fully-functional and beautiful websites without learning how to write code. Many argue that using pre-designed site templates run the risk of ending up with a generic looking website. As an internet company, Strikingly a…

Videography services may be in high demand these days but clients have also raised their expectations as far as service quality is concerned. We’re no longer okay with mediocre videos documenting the best events in our lives or representing our company’s brand and products. This trend only means one thing - a video website has to work harder at convincing potential clients that your services are …

It’s a situation we’ve seen many times before. A salon website built and then left to its devices, never to be updated. We get it. A social media page is much easier to manage than an actual website. Who has the time to build a site and update it regularly when you can create a following for your hairstyling services through your social media networks? But did you know that most clients look for …

User experience or UX refers to the interactions a person makes with your website, mobile app or online service. It can refer to anything including completing a purchase, creating a user account or submitting a form. In this era when people are already so used to using the internet and information is readily available virtually everywhere, users are so easily turned away with a bad website visiti…

As an internet company, Strikingly aims to empower small businesses and startups by providing free website builder and hosting services that enable them to build their online presence in the most cost-effective way. Our freemium plans equip you with all the right tools to create unique and beautiful websites that will represent your brand. When you create a free website with free domain name and…

More often than not, you can attract a loyal following for your bakery through an exceptional product. But if you’re looking to expand your bakery’s customer base, you have to do more than rely on traditional advertising. Online marketing campaigns and a well-built bakery website have the potential to trump mainstream marketing with their ability to generate hype and interest around your store. I…

Single page websites have risen in popularity in the recent decade because they offer great opportunities for better user experience and storytelling. Traditional multi-page websites can be difficult to navigate and may tend to deliver inconsistent user experience across different pages. Strikingly’s free web pages enable users to create several single page sites that are intuitive and easy to ma…

You live and breathe music. You spend most of your time playing with beats and you express your thoughts and your passion through sound. But as a professional DJ, you are both an artist and a business owner. You have to manage both aspects of your career and strike a balance between the need to live your passions and make sure you land gigs to sustain your craft. Building a DJ website will help y…

Whether you’re someone looking to build his professional network for career advancement or a wantrepreneur about to open his first startup, you need to create your website to build your online presence. But let’s face it - not all of us have the technical skills to build a website from scratch. Here are expert tips on how to create a website free and easy, and market it online. Sign up with a we…

Your photography business depends highly on how you market your talent. When your potential clients land on your picture website, they should be able to see your work immediately. Your site should start selling your skills during the first few seconds that your visitor is on your page. Well-designed and curated picture sites have the potential to draw clients and get new projects. Select the rig…

If you’ve ever watched a game show or cook-off, you probably noticed how people generally react to the sight of a clock ticking - it forces them to think on their feet and make split-second decisions within the time limit. Just imagine how effective a countdown website can be in encouraging your target audience to take action. When done right, timer pages and countdown features can be one of the …

When you’re building a website, you don’t stop at simply bringing up a page that contains basic information about your business or brand. It has to get visitors to do something on your site - perform activities that should fulfill the objectives of your website. Website widgets are components that you add to your site to make this possible. Not only do they make your website functional, some widg…

With thousands of contractors doing business on the internet, it’s more important than ever to build a construction website that stands out. Build your company’s web presence and create an online space that effectively represents your brand to potential client with a website that is designed to please clients and help them engage your business easily. Here are a few tips to get you started. Go f…

Our tech team has been hard at work optimizing site loading speed. Most Strikingly sites now score 90 and above on Google PageSpeed Insights! This boosts your SEO and makes sure your visitors are getting the best experience, whether on desktop or mobile. You may have to run the test a few times to see improved scores! This forces the site to be recached, which improves load times around the world…

A website landing page is an important element of digital marketing campaigns. It is created to direct traffic towards a specific goal or action such as subscribing to a mailing list or purchasing an item. Most big brands and businesses have numerous web site landing pages designed for different purposes. It enables them to monitor every part of the marketing funnel and accurately measure the eff…