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Where there is content, there is an audience waiting to be engaged. At the crux of a successful digital marketing campaign is a well-designed website. To make my own website an effective tool in building online visibility is one of the most important objectives of any brand. This is why a lot goes into planning and implementing design and content for a site. 1. Choose a reliable website builder …

Live chat support is now available in Japanese and French! Click the "?" widget while logged in to your Strikingly account and talk to our Japanese and/or French Happiness Officers.

Building a website for a small business is a huge deal especially for entrepreneurs starting out in the industry. They are under pressure to make sure that their site is successful at helping them build their brand online. An online website builder makes it easier for startups to get their website up by handling the technical side of website development. This tool is ideal for business owners and…

It’s one thing to build a functional website, but to build one that is not just functional but also attractive is a different thing altogether. When you’re looking to build online awareness for your brand, a one-and-done website will not suffice. You need to spend time designing the site, planning the content and making sure that it suits your target market. Here at Strikingly, we try to make it …

If you’ve been interested in pursuing a freelance web design career, now is the best time to do it. The realm of freelancing has been continuously expanding over the recent years - so much so that Nasdaq reports that by 2020, 43% of the US workforce will be composed of freelancers. You can also expect the competition to be very stiff with rising popularity of remote work - companies can hire fre…

Starting a business is an exciting yet challenging prospect. One never really knows for sure whether a venture will take off or not. There are so many hard decisions to be made and you want to maximize your spending especially at a stage when you’re literally seeing money walking out your door and not coming back anytime soon. You know it’s all necessary expense but if you can cut down costs on s…

A website editor enables you to create your own site without the need to enter manual code. It’s ideal for individuals and beginners who may not have the technical know-how to build a website from the ground up. Most website builders promise to help you set up your site in a few minutes with little to no coding required. Even when you’re not web-savvy, it’s possible to build, run and manage your …

It’s all about making a good first impression when it comes to designing landing pages. You only have a few seconds to engage your reader and make him stick around your website so you better make those few seconds count. Find out about the best web design trends 2019 to get you inspired about revamping or improving your site’s landing pages. 1. The return of the Serifs Humaans Serifs are little …

Privacy is a trending topic in the digital realm considering how openly available and free flowing information can get in this space. There has been a lot of controversy as to how websites - including social networks - handle and process sensitive user information. We leave traces of our information in every website we visit - browsing information, email addresses, contact info, credit card detai…

Artificial intelligence or AI has been taking the digital marketing world by storm, becoming the go-to technology for businesses and brands looking to gain more insight into delivering positive customer experiences. We see AI at work in so many different fields but in a nutshell, this technology is used to create data-driven marketing campaigns so that they resonate better with a brand’s target a…

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With more than a billion active websites on the Internet, simply launching a Strikingly website is not enough to build online awareness for your brand. In fact, working on your site is not yet complete after you hit publish to go live. The actual digital marketing work is just getting started. The next step is to submit your site for Google site verification. What is site verification? Website v…

Your business website is the cornerstone of a digital marketing strategy. You create a site according to clearly defined goals and objectives for building your online presence. And if you’re looking to minimize your marketing spend, building your site through a drag and drop website builder is a cost-effective option that you can explore. The best drag and drop website builder reduces the time s…

Blogger sites have become the cornerstone of a successful content marketing campaign. If you’re looking to build a new site to house your growing blog, here are a few of the best design inspirations to get you started. Wistia If there is one thing that you should keep in mind when building blogger sites, it is readability. You are creating a page for human consumption so you want to make it easy…

It’s important for a web design portfolio to be able to make a good first impression. You only have a few seconds to engage visitors and encourage them to stay on your site and look through your content. Here are a few tips on how to make a portfolio website that encourages visitors to stay. 1. Do be selective and present only your best work While it’s tempting to include all your past projects,…