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Business owners are constantly looking for ways to engage their customers and their target audience. Social media has made it easier by increasing our interconnectedness but discussions tend to get diluted in a sea of online chatter covering a wide range of topics. Aside from being at the mercy of a third-party provider that can filter out your message or somehow affect how much exposure your bra…

We see them all over the web - on social media, various websites, forums and ecommerce platforms such as Amazon. Tags are widely used on the internet as a way to organize content into categories for easier retrieval. They are supposed to describe the content for which they are used. Using tags on your Strikingly website makes it easier for search engines and even users to find information on your…

Users spend an average of 7-10 seconds on a website before they move on to somewhere else. If you want to get them to stay long enough for you to fulfill your objectives for your site, you need to entice them with great web design. The first few seconds of a page visit can greatly influence your site’s chances of attracting conversions. If users like what they see within those 10 seconds, they a…

We've updated our whole checkout flow for your Simple Store. Now your customer can complete the checkout process with a cleaner and easier-to-use layout. And of course, it works perfectly on mobile devices. A smoother checkout experience means happier customers for you. Note: We're releasing this gradually to our users.

Anyone can create a free website. All you need is a solid website builder that offers free accounts, a little bit of time to get your site up and running, and some content to serve your potential visitors. The challenge is in how to make a free website that converts. How do you create a site that fulfills the objectives you have set for it? Here at Strikingly, we are all about providing a good f…

We’ve offered automatic HTTPS for custom domains for a long time now, and now we’re supporting HTTPS/SSL for all free sites (xxxxx.mystrikingly.com) as well!

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Learning how to create a landing page isn’t really rocket science. Technically, developing one should be the same as building a website. If you’re using Strikingly, you don’t even have to write your own code to create a landing page. All you need to do is select a website template, add your content, publish and call it a day. However, building landing pages and making sure they are effective are …

Designing an effective landing page takes a lot of work and careful planning because you need to create a page that serves the kind of content and service your target audience really wants. Learning how to create a landing page is more than just building a site that looks good. It has to be able to fulfill your marketing objectives. As a leading free landing page builder, Strikingly understands …

For your site’s paid memberships, you can now set different billing period options for each tier! Add monthly, quarterly, and/or yearly prices. Boost your membership revenue by offering discounts for yearly memberships.

Building a website in this day and age is a lot simpler than it used to be. For one, you don’t need to have superior technical skills or web development experience to get a site up. All you need is a good website builder, a bit of time and the right kind of content. Wordpress is probably one of the most popular site building platforms today, with millions of websites born out of it since it was …

Professional fonts are one of the most understated elements in web design but they have the potential to greatly influence how your website renders and performs. If you want to make your site stand out and your message is clearly communicated, you want to experiment with different fonts free of charge that are available on your Strikingly website editor. It’s in the details Oftentimes, what make…

A lot of people have taken up blogging these days - most likely inspired by the rise of content creators. If you’re one of those aspiring to start a blog and looking to learn how to become a blogger, the first thing that you need to do is to search for a platform that will support your website and let you create an online space that will help you fulfill your blogging objectives. In this article,…

Using a free photo editor to tweak website images can be time-consuming but it is something that has to be done. We cannot emphasize this enough: visual marketing is a crucial element in website design. Images, graphics and videos have the power to drive traffic, shares, and conversions. In fact, your webpage is more likely to rank on search engine results lists if you have at least one relevant …

Everyone wants to be a blogger these days, thanks to the rising popularity of content creators and the huge income-generating potential of this niche. But starting a blog can be quite intimidating especially if you don’t quite know where to begin. The idea of having something you wrote being consumed by readers and actually shared to other people can be exhilarating but learning how to create a …

The entire Google Fonts library is now available on all sites for free! Try out some modern fonts for a fresh look