Newsletter Issue #1 — September 2010Welcome to the very first of a series of informative monthly newsletters. They contain a mixof important announcements as well as promotions and awards that focus on presenting youand your business to other SiteKreator users.With each issue, we will also try to help you make the most of your website by highlightingnew SiteKreator features and special offers.We hope you enjoy the newsletter!— Ivaylo Lenkov, CEO, SiteKreatorIn this issue1. Present your Images More Effectively with New Gallery Visualizations2. Google Marketplace Recognizes SiteKreator3. Extend the Functionality of your Site through our New Application Platform4. New Award Program: SiteKreator Website of the Week5. Monthly Digest: Interesting Online ResourcesPresent your Images More Effectively with New GalleryVisualizationsWe are extremely excited to announce a major upgrade to the SiteKreator Gallery. With newvisualization options, and enhanced capabilities, we have made it easy to find a simple yetsophisticated way to present your images.
SiteKreator now offers five different gallery visualizations. In addition to the existingSlideshow and Thumbnail, we now offer Filmstrip, Mosaic and Slider gallery visualizations,each with an unprecedented level of customizability.Our demo video gives a brief overview of the new gallery styles. You can find the demovideo on our blog and our YouTube channel.Google Marketplace Recognizes SiteKreatorGoogle announced the availability of 10 new applications on the Apps Marketplace.We are honored and excited to announce that SiteKreator was named as one of theapplications. This announcement recognizes the extreme popularity of SiteKreator, which isthe only application for building sites on the Google Apps Marketplace.For you, the customer, this means added convenience. If you have a Google account you canlog into your SiteKreator account directly from Google – true “single sign-on”. And if you wantto create another account, you can do that from the Google Marketplace without needing tocreate another set of credentials."These apps, like all installable apps in the Marketplace, offer single sign-on with yourexisting Google Apps user accounts, so there are no new passwords to manage," StevenBazyl from the Google Apps Marketplace Team said.Take a look at how easy it is to log into SiteKreator using your Google account.Extend the Functionality of your Site through our NewApplication PlatformHave you tried our Application Platform yet? Much more than a simple feature, it’s actually anentire range of built-in applications that you can install into your site with a single mouseclick.
Social media widgets, a voting poll, Google maps and more- and every month we are addingmore! Simply go to Control Panel and select Applications. Choose the application you wantto add and click Install.The new platform is available to all Business Premium and Deluxe account holders.Learn more about the platform by watching this short video.New Award Program: SiteKreator Website of the WeekStarting in August, every week we will feature a different website that highlights how peoplelike you use SiteKreator to add real value to their organizations. Each article will feature abrief overview of the organization and the SiteKreator experience. The articles will be postedon our blog as well as on our Facebook page.We are happy to announce that the first winner of the Website of the Week Award isStephanie Nelson. Her site, Bluekey Group, is an excellent example of a site built formanagement consultants. You can read the full article here and here.This is your chance to put your company in the limelight! Send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us why you think your organization’s website stands out. Ifwe agree, we will share your story on our blog and our Facebook page.Monthly Digest: Interesting Online ResourcesBusiness"Mad Libs" Style Form Increases Conversion 25-40% - Lukew.comUse Stories to Make Your Business Planning Real - Open ForumThe Abusive Math of Cold Calling - Ducttape Marketing5 Items to Delete From Your Website Today - HubSpot
Social Media5 Trends How We Connect Through Social Media - MashableStatus Tagging Your Facebook Updates - Ducttape MarketingThe Oatmeal Guide to Getting 5 Million Unique Visitors a Month - Content ConvertsA Field Guide to Using Facebook Places - MashableSearch Engine OptimizationInvesting in Link Building - SEOMozVideo SEO: A Technical Guide - Yoast3 Lies The Search Engines Will Tell You - Search Engine LandHow To: Optimize Your Site For Search Engine Marketing - Mashable