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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…

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…

We always see web design tips all over the internet. We’ve written about them at some point on this site. Everyone has a different opinion about what a great sample website design should be because it can be quite subjective. But given that website design influences the success of a website and, by extension, a brand’s digital marketing strategy, the goal is to build a website that will engage yo…

When you see web celebrities and influencers enjoying luxuriously comfortable lives out of their internet job, it’s difficult not to get drawn to the idea of building your wealth through an online venture. On the flip side, it’s also easy to dismiss the idea as preposterous because it all seems impossible. How do you make a website and earn from it unless you’ve already amassed a following from o…

One of the best things about using a website builder is you never have to worry that your site will never render well or some of the design elements will fail to load. You know that you’re working with a web template is guaranteed to work so you’re essentially starting your site project strong. Start with a suitable and high quality free web template Strikingly has an expansive collection of mode…

A company website is an extension of your brand in the digital world. It represents your business and helps create a following for your products and services. Most businesses, however, find it extremely difficult to maintain a website because it’s hard to identify what would make it successful. Basic company information First and foremost, a company website should be able to tell visitors what y…

If you’re an event planner and you still don’t have an online presence, you’re missing out on a lot of opportunities to attract clients. Whether you’re just starting out or your business has amassed a significant following offline, an event website can help you boost your image and reach out to a wider client base. Unlike websites that feature physical products, event websites are created to sho…

Gone are the days when you thought owning a website is an expensive investment that your small business cannot afford. With the rise of website builders, it is possible to build your own website free of charge and with little to no coding required. Even startups and small businesses with limited marketing budgets can take advantage of the brand building potential that a site can bring. But we ha…

A Guide to Check Website Traffic Google Reports and Interpret the Metrics When you’re a website owner, it’s important for you to stay on top of your site’s performance and check website traffic Google reports regularly. If you haven’t been checking your website analytics reports, you are missing out on a ton of opportunities to drive even more traffic to your website and attract quality leads. S…

How to Publish a Website: Checklist Before Launch Learning how to publish a website and creating the site itself are not the same thing although many people tend to assume as much. After spending some time developing your content and building your website on Strikingly, added images and other design elements that make you happy, there are a few other details that you need to look into before you …

Qualities of the Best eCommerce Website Templates and Platforms A lot of people have this misconception that ecommerce businesses, adopting a fully automated business model, do not suffer from the same challenges as a brick and mortar store. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. Online store management is also filled with roadblocks and challenges that can be trickier in some cases than ma…