Mon

19

Sep

2016

Newer, Better, Faster Mobile Features

Great news Jimdo users! We have revamped our Jimdo app and added some great new features you will love, based on all your feedback.

 

Ever wanted to keep track of your shop orders while you're out? Change your password on mobile? Or didn't think you had enough time to add a blog post on the run? Not any longer—we have made it faster and more user-friendly to use our mobile app for those spare ten minutes on the way to the office.


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Mon

12

Sep

2016

8 Website Shortcuts for Busy People

When you start your own website, you're confronted with so many choices: colors, fonts, how to lay out your pages, what to put on each page, etc. It can be overwhelming! The good news is that there are a lot of shortcuts to help you get going, so you don't have to start from an entirely blank page.

 

Here are some of our best hacks to save you time on setting up pages, choosing colors and fonts, finding photographs, and more.

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Wed

07

Sep

2016

Email Newsletters: Your Website's Best Marketing Tool

When it comes to online marketing, you’d be forgiven for thinking that it’s all about social media these days. While platforms like Instagram or Facebook are great for branding and creating an online identity, they are not necessarily the best way to get people to actually buy your product.

 

My colleagues and I have seen (and tested) it all when it comes to email marketing tools, and we think it’s one of the best ways for small businesses to cultivate ongoing and productive relationships with their customers.

 

Read on for more about what makes a good newsletter, the tools that can help you create one, and how to integrate it with your Jimdo website.

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Fri

02

Sep

2016

Build a Resume Website That Employers Will Love

Whether you're just graduating from school or you’re a veteran in your field, you’ve probably spent time staring at your resume or CV, wondering how you can make it stand out. The bullet points, the black and white text, the awkwardness of writing about yourself in the third person—it’s hard to write a resume that really reflects what you’ve done and what you can do. 

 

There’s a better way to describe your work experience and grab the attention of hiring managers, and that’s building your own resume website. It will add some much-needed life to your resume, and it’s easier to build than you might think.

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Tue

23

Aug

2016

How to Turn Your Art into a Business with Sammy Rose

Jenny Brandt and Jens Grönberg aren’t your typical working couple. They are the creative force behind Sammy Rose, a website creating prints and images for record labels, magazines, and customers’ homes. The Sweden-based couple collaborate out of their home in Ystad—Jens is the illustrator, and Jenny is the photographer and blogger. Their secret? A great partnership, and never taking themselves too seriously.

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Fri

19

Aug

2016

Ask the Website Doctor: Your Template FAQs, Answered!

Like any good relationship, it takes some trial and error to find a template that’s just right for your website. Fortunately with Jimdo, you can change your template at any time without losing your work—so think of choosing a template as more like speed dating than any iron-clad commitment.

 

If you’re still using the same template you started with, you get an A+ for loyalty...but you might be missing out on even better options. Let our Website Doctor help you out, with some of the most frequently-asked questions about templates and the answers that will get you matched to the right one in no time.

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Mon

08

Aug

2016

5 Top Support Questions Answered

At Jimdo, our fantastic Support Team helps customers all over the world build beautiful websites—but no matter the country, some questions pop up again and again...

 

Though we always love to hear from you, we thought we could save you time by compiling the top 5 questions we receive at Support and our quick answers so you can get back outside to enjoy your summer in the sunshine.

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Mon

01

Aug

2016

Awesome Jimdo Websites Using the Malaga Template

Ask Jimdo Experts for their favorite Jimdo template, and they’ll probably tell you all about Malaga. Clean and modern, Malaga is a go-to template for business websites. But, as you’ll see from the examples below, a “business website” doesn’t have to be boring. Malaga is also versatile enough to use for online stores, portfolio sites, and more.

 

Check out these top reasons why Malaga is a designer favorite, and learn some of the best ways to make Malaga work on your own website.

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Tue

26

Jul

2016

3 Secret Jimdo Templates You’re Sure to Love

Last week, my colleague Laura told you all about Jimdo’s most popular templates. There’s wide-open Zurich, flashy Rio, and easy-to-use Berlin. All three have risen to the top to become our users’ favorites.

 

But out of all of Jimdo’s responsive templates, I want to take a moment to highlight some of the lesser known ones. The unsung heros. The wallflowers. The hidden gems.

 

If you’re looking for a template that’s off the beaten path, be sure to give these three a chance:

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Fri

22

Jul

2016

Zurich, Berlin, & Rio: See Why These Jimdo Templates Are Our Users’ Favorites

Sidebars, breadcrumbs, dropdowns...picking the perfect template can mean scrolling through a lot of options. How do you find the one template that’s just right?

 

Well, if you believe in the wisdom of crowds, you might go with the templates that your fellow Jimdo users like best. With over 15 million websites and counting, there are some templates that keep rising to the top as our users’ favorites. Why not start there?

 

The following templates have been tried and tested by Jimdo users and still rank among our most popular. Take a look and see why!

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Thu

14

Jul

2016

New Stockholm Template Makes Your Photos Look “Fantastiskt!”

Beautiful, welcoming, easy to navigate...these words describe the city of Stockholm, and our new Stockholm template too!

 

We hope you had a chance to check out our new, responsive template update last week. Now, we’re really happy to add another rocking responsive template to the mix—meet Stockholm.

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Mon

04

Jul

2016

New Responsive Templates: A Beautiful Website on Every Device

How do you usually look at your website? From a laptop? A mobile phone? Or do you switch back-and-forth between the two? Now your website will look absolutely amazing on every device you use, because all of Jimdo’s templates are now responsive!

If you’ve ever spent time trying to navigate a website on a tiny screen, squinting and accidentally hitting the wrong buttons, then this update is for you...We’ve been rolling out responsive templates for a while now, but today we’re happy to share that every single Jimdo template is responsive, from Amsterdam to Zurich. Read on to see what this means for your own website—we think you’ll really like the change.

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Thu

30

Jun

2016

How to Drive Traffic to Your Website When You’re First Starting Out

In the five years that I’ve worked on Jimdo’s Support Team, one of the most frequently asked questions that I see come across our helpdesk is “how can I get more visitors to my site?” It’s a question everyone struggles with when they first start out, and that’s why I’ve written this guide to help get some visitors to your site in a relatively short amount of time.

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Tue

28

Jun

2016

Jimdo Stories: Singer & Voice Coach Florian Voss Brings Harmony to his Website

The first thing you notice about Jimdo customer Florian Voss is his broad smile and infectious laugh.

The renowned opera singer, based in Sweden, is one of those lucky few who possess true charisma—a talent for great storytelling, true conviction in oneself, and the ability to make you feel like you are the only person in the room.

His inspirational success story proves the John F. Kennedy quote correct: "Things do not happen. Things are made to happen."

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Mon

20

Jun

2016

New Image Editor Makes Your Jimdo Website Picture Perfect

Big news, Jimdo users! We’ve added Adobe’s powerful Creative SDK Image Editor to Jimdo’s website builder. Now you have an easier, faster way to customize images so they look just right on your website. Edit, crop, enhance...all without leaving your site!

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