Web marketing

We have new share buttons!

Social media

We have new share buttons! As you know, share buttons are one of these free plugins available on your manager. We care about the interactivity of your website so we made them more modern and more visible to encourage sharing and stuff! See how they look:

How to capitalise on the holidays

Jump start on holdays

Oh Christmas, the most spectacular period of the year and the most lucrative, if you are an E-commerce website owner of course. Although it may seem a little early to start talking about the holidays, it is never too early to start preparing your site for the holiday season.

Colors of the wind

Wind of 1

Whether you want to create a new website or entirely refresh your existing website, choosing your color scheme is a fundamental - and we admit a very hard thing to do. You probably already noticed that the visual element of your design is quite important! So if you make poor color choices, chances are, people won't stay long on your site. If you lack inspiration, or just want another point of view, this post will be useful to help you make your color palette!

Create revenue : Fee-based membership is here!

Different fee subs

We teased you about this new feature in the article maximize your member space. Today the members space now has a new feature : it is now possible to propose a fee-based membership. This option gives our webmasters new marketing opportunities to make a profit on the web. Let's go through getting this set-up on your site and offer your members a privileged look at your content!

4 killer reasons to get a personalized domain name for your website

4 reasons domain

If you’ve decided to make a website, you might also have spent some (or a lot of) time thinking about it’s address. Every website has its own access address, and getting the right one for your site is vital.

Whether you’re a beginner webmaster making your very first site, or an experienced website developer, your site address is the first thing your visitors will use to access your site. Getting the right address is an important key to making a successful website.

Easier, more detailed website visitor statistics tools

Track

One of the great things about making a free website is that you can publish what you need, simply and instantly, to a global audience. Publishing stuff online is a great way to rapidly diffuse content to the widest audience possible, and the kinds of website builder tools available these days mean just about anyone can do it. But what if you went to all that trouble to make a website, and had no way of knowing just how many people actually saw it?

You’ve always had access to a suite of integrated statistical tools in your doomby website manager. They’re great for keeping track of your visitors, but we thought we could make them even better. Doomby’s new stat tools are just a taste of what’s in store for the doomby website community next year, with our next version steaming ahead and on track for release in the first half of 2011.

Here’s an overview of the latest updates to your site tools.

Sharing and measuring website success made easy

Measure sucess

As friends, family, neighbors and the very astute will have already gathered, over the last couple of weeks the doomby team has bid a fond farewell to Starey and friends, and a big hello to our big new offices. Though the move has meant a hectic couple of weeks around the office, we’ve still found the time to come up with some great new features and free website builder tools to make your website development experience easier and better than ever.

Best of all, the entire doomby member community can take advantage of these new and improved tools - whether you’ve chosen to make a free website or to make a pro website or online store, you’ll now get more out of your favorite free website maker.

The 5 essentials of successful online store design

The 5 essentials of 1

One of the biggest hurdles facing e-business start-ups is ensuring the webmaster or online store owner remain motivated. It's not always easy to make an online store and to keep it running, or to stick with it long enough to ensure its financis. It takes time tal succeso build website traffic, and to transform that traffic into sales and a loyal customer base for a new e-commerce website. And it can be disheartening to have spent time and effort to make a website with an online store, only to be rewarded with an empty bank account and a trickle of visitors.

Though it's vital to stick to a plan and to do whatever it takes to remain motivated as your online store grows, there are a few essential things you can do to give it a really good start, and to ensure you develop a successful e-commerce business.

Instant website success? Try Jedi cats.

Jedi cats

The internet is truly remarkable. Just think about it: 99% of what you'll find online serves no practical purpose at all. Yet that's the stuff most people spend their time watching - a lot like TV. If you want to make a website an overnight success, forget about adding free forums or wondering how to make a blog and build a following; it'll take way more than a couple of hours to build a sizable audience.

Got a great idea for how to make an online store a roaring success? Well, sorry, but that isn't going to get you millions of hits before sunrise. And no, if you're out to break a world record for building a massive following for your free website in as little time as possible, you don't have to take your clothes off, nor anyone else's for that matter.

To make your own website a true internet super phenomenon, you just need one thing: Jedi cats.

3 quick and easy website updates for a better SERP web presence

Improving SERP in 3 quick steps - Google heat mapIt's pretty clear that spring has arrived with a bang – not only have temperatures skyrocketed (much to my cats' delight), but after last week's emyspot website makeover, our hyperactive team this week got stuck into developing some really great additions to our members' website builder tools. The team's efforts weren't limited to subscribers to our pro website development offers – if you're one of our members who enjoy the opportunity to make a free website with doomby, you haven't been left out either, and can already take advantage of the latest additions to your favorite free website builder.

This week's development efforts have concentrated on how to make a website better through social networking integration. Though we've long provided an access to social bookmarking services for your website content directly from the site manager, allowing you to publish your page links to your Facebook and Twitter accounts, this week we added a few menu gadgets to let your site visitors do the sharing for you. Though simple to set up, they really help improve your SERP ranking – or web presence – exponentially. All without you lifting a finger (almost).