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

27

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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Mon

27

Jun

2016

New Tokyo Template Will Help Your Website Bloom

To celebrate the season of warm sunshine and new beginnings, our designers collaborated with our Tokyo office and designed a template to match this vibrant, cosmopolitan city.


We asked web designer Jill Heyer to tell us about Tokyo, and provide some design tips on how to best use this gorgeous template.

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Tue

24

May

2016

How Your Website Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

What did you want to be when you grew up? An actor, astronaut, or scientist? According to a global LinkedIn survey, nearly a third of workers say they’re in their childhood related dream job or field. Encouraging news, but what if you’re still looking for your dream job or aren’t sure how to make that dream a reality?

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Tue

10

May

2016

17 Free Ways to Increase Your Blog’s Traffic

So you’ve started your own blog. You’ve agonized over a clever name; spent months carefully selecting the right layout, fonts and color scheme; and painstakingly crafted post after post jam-packed with perfect prose.

 

So why isn’t anybody reading?

17 tricks to boost blog visitors - Jimdo
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Tue

03

May

2016

Create a Jimdo Site Even Faster With Suggested Layouts

Microwave popcorn, pizza scissors, and bathtub wineglass holders—these are all awesome inventions that make life easier and better. Today, we’re excited to add Suggested Layouts to the list!

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Tue

26

Apr

2016

5 Secret Jimdo Features You Might Have Missed

If you're already using Jimdo, we hope you're starting to feel like a pro. You're choosing fonts, adding columns, and maybe even using some third-party widgets to make your website even snazzier. But there might be some features that even you, Jimdo master, have overlooked so far.

5 Hidden Jimdo Features
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Tue

19

Apr

2016

How to Match Colors on Your Website

Blue. Light blue. Light blueish greenish. Sometimes the exact color you want is hard to describe, especially if you’re trying to match colors in your logo or brand. But instead of approximating colors on your website and hoping they’re “close enough,” there’s actually a much better, easier way to guarantee a good match. No squinting or guesswork required.

Better Color on your website
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Tue

12

Apr

2016

15 Vibrant Online Tools That Make Color Simple

There’s no reason for your designs to look drab—especially when it comes to color. A quick glance online and you’ll find a stockpile of color scheme apps ready to help you learn, play and perfect your next palette.

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Tue

05

Apr

2016

Create Better Calls to Action on Your Website

Want someone to buy your product? Or perhaps you want them to donate to your cause, contact you, or read more about your services? In any of these cases, you’ll need strong calls to action (CTAs) on your website...ones that people just can't resist clicking.

Create Calls to action on your website
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Tue

29

Mar

2016

8 Ways to Finally Finish Your Website

We’ve all done it. You started a book and abandoned it halfway through. You vowed to clean out that scary junk drawer but got distracted by something else. Or maybe you tried picking up a new hobby only to have several pre-paid guitar lessons go to waste.

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Mon

21

Mar

2016

How to Design the Perfect One Page Website

Jimdo users are an adventurous bunch. As early adopters of web design trends, you're probably well acquainted with one page websites. And it’s easy to see why everyone is smitten with this popular new kid on the block.

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Tue

15

Mar

2016

One Year of Awesome Logo and Website Contests

One year ago, we started offering the Logo & Website package with 99designs. Since then, we’ve had a blast working with our friends at 99designs to provide customers with beautifully designed websites. We now have over 1,200 certified designers waiting to help you with your site, and thousands of contests have already been completed. Yours could be next!

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Tue

08

Mar

2016

8 Steps to Writing a Great About Page

The “About” page is often the most visited section of a website. It acts as the public face of any organization, company or individual, highlighting who you are, what you do and most importantly, why visitors should give you their business.

Tips for Website About Pages
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Tue

01

Mar

2016

20 More Website Widgets We Love

So, you were inspired by our last post about website widgets, but you didn’t find the one you were looking for? Well, look no further—the last post about widgets was just the tip of the iceberg, so let’s have a look at some more!

20 more website widgets
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