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Second Half of 2014: Top Posts on the Jimdo Blog

It's been a big six months at Jimdo. We released an entirely new look for our websites, with new templates and a new user interface. We also introduced our brand new Android app, so that you can edit and manage your website on the go. Here on the blog, we've continued to cover web design and small business topics that we hope will help you build a successful website. Some pieces have risen to the top as audience favorites—and we're rounding them up right here.

 

Your Favorite Posts of 2014

 

Want to see what made the list for the first half of the year? Check them out here.

 

Web Design


  • The Hottest Website Design Trends for Your Site: Explore some of the best design trends on the web right now, from "hero areas" to sliding sidebars. We'll also show you how to add these elements to your Jimdo website.

  • A Comic's Guide to Website Design: Who knew that comedian Chelsea Peretti also has a knack for website design? Have some fun with her biggest website design pet peeves, taken from her hilarious podcast.

  • Structure Your Content for a Better Website: Stuck on how to lay out your website content? Try using the "Cone Principle" on your homepage to help visitors quickly learn who you are, what you do, and how they can interact more with your site.

 

SEO and Analytics


  • 5 Minute SEO Fixes: You may have been hesitant to delve into the "SEO" admin panel on your website. But by taking just a little bit of time to implement the right behind-the-scenes tags and descriptions, you'll improve your SEO by leaps and bounds. In fact, of the five main factors that influence on-page SEO, four of them can be dealt with in just a few minutes.

  • Google Analytics 101: Get Started in 3 Steps: Ignoring analytics means ignoring one of the most powerful tools on your website, and missing a lot of information that could help boost your online presence. This post gives a step-by-step of how to set up your account, and how to start gathering the data you need.

 

Ecommerce



 

Small Business



 

Productivity



 

As usual, we love hearing from you. Any topics you'd like to see more of as we head into the new year?

 



Maggie

Maggie

Content Editor at Jimdo

 

Maggie joined the team to craft the voice of Jimdo for all products and marketing channels. In her previous work, she edited for organizations covering the environment, cities, and sustainable business. When she's not adding serial commas, you can find her camping with her husband, cooking, and reading New Scientist.