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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,…

Any photographer worth his salt requires more than just a claim that he can take good pictures. He needs photographer websites to show potential clients just how good he is at capturing those precious moments and bringing out the best in his subjects through still images. If you’re looking to build a career in photography, an online portfolio can help you present your best works and your unique t…

Minimalist website design has been around for years and the trend is still going strong to this day. Website managers and digital marketers find value in the principle ‘less is more’ because cleaner website templates can be effective in keeping the focus on your site’s content. Play around with simple website builder templates and check out these minimalist design elements that you can implement …

Website builders are making it easier to start your own site even when you don’t have any design or programming experience. What once was a task best left to professionals is now made possible for normal human beings through website templates that are designed to accommodate various types of content. Strikingly, for instance, was created out of a need for a simple and easy to use platform for cre…

You can now set two levels of options for items in your store. If you're selling shirts, for instance, you can set both size and color as options, and set prices and weights for each combination.

Most website building platforms are created under the same premise: to make it easier for users to create sites without the need to write code. They are all designed to the process of website development - a task originally left to professionals - simpler for individuals and businesses who may not have the budget or resources to hire full-service design agencies and are willing to do the exercise…

At the risk of ruffling some feathers in the web development industry, there are cases when you shouldn’t have to hire a professional for website creation at all. You might think that as a website builder, it’s natural for us to make this biased claim against professional services. Do note that our website templates here at Strikingly were created by some of the best professional web designers in…

Nowadays, it’s rare to find a small business or startup that doesn’t have an online presence. Every entrepreneur knows the importance of having a website to represent his brand on the internet. However, many still have yet to realize that it’s not enough that you have a website, it has to be effective at fulfilling your digital marketing objectives. Websites are meant to attract potential custome…

In your Simple Store product settings, you can now add a video to your product gallery! Just enter a YouTube or Vimeo link to showcase your product.

Starting today, all Strikingly stores connected with Stripe will automatically accept Apple Pay or Google Pay for customers with mobile wallets. No more fussy card forms and shipping forms. Faster payment means more revenue for your store!

A website logo serves as a main identifier for a business. Consumers recognize companies by their logo so it’s difficult to imagine a brand to go without one. Consider it a visual representation of your brand. Without one, it can be difficult for your customers to remember your brand and what you stand for. Logo vector created by acongraphic Creating a unique logo is a challenge but a website lo…

We've optimized our notification system so you get your desktop & mobile notifications faster. This means less waiting time for your potential customers and more engagement. Make sure to get the latest update for our iOS or Android app!

Text too long for one line? In Live Chat, just hit Ctrl+Enter or Shift+Enter to type multiple lines. This works for both you and your site's visitors.