I see some sites that are just amazingly well done using the Smugmug back end. How can I make a site look as nice as some of these other sites?
Smugmug provides a document to help users get started customizing their sites here.
There are also several companies that offer customization services if needed. Trey Ratcliff has provided a short review of a couple of these companies here.
This question was well answered here:
If you are looking to invest in your site development through someone else's hand, here is the smugmug list of Certified Customizers:
And lastly, much of my personal customization was done through nuggets found at this dgrin forum: