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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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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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

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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