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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
How to Get Google to Notice Your Website
You’ve built a beautiful website, but it’s not showing up on Google yet. This might leave you feeling like a wallflower at a dance, wondering how to get the big search engines to notice you.
The 12 Tips of Christmas for Online Stores: Part 2
Last week we started a countdown of 12 store tips that can get you ready for a successful holiday shopping season in no time. We started with your store setup and customer service tips, and today we’ll continue with promotion and sales.
The 12 Tips of Christmas for Online Stores: Part 1
The countdown to Christmas has begun! If it feels like it’s still too soon to start singing Christmas songs and putting on the yule log, just remember that an estimated 40% of consumers start doing their shopping before Halloween (yes, some people are really that organized...)
Legal Essentials for Starting an Online Store
Today's post is from Leah Hamilton at TermsFeed! This information is meant for general guidance— if you need specific legal advice, we recommend consulting directly with a professional.
When you’re starting an online business, there’s a lot to think about—everything from the packaging for your amazing products to the design of your product pages. Do you also have the legal aspects sorted out? Making sure you check all the boxes and have all the right forms might not seem as fun, but it’s an essential part of running a business, and keeping your customers happy.