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5 Tips for Designing a Top Seller

With key seasons coming up, it’s always good to think about how you can make your next card a bestseller. We’ve shortlisted 5 tips to help you ensure your next design is a success! . . . 1. Cards are for occasions We know that when designing a card, it’s important to think about trends, and humour, and…

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Christmas Sharing Images 2019

We’ve given our sharing images a colour-refresh in time for the festive season. They’re designed to make it easy to promote your thortful cards. Get sharing to let your followers know they can buy your cards on thortful.   HOW TO USE: Simply pick an image and save it. Pop it into the design programme of…

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Cookie Design’s Top 10 ways to get inspired…

Here at Cookie Design, I’ve been creating cards for 5 years now. Every now and then I get a creative block, and as I’m sure I can’t be the only one, I wanted to share my ideas on how to get inspired again and come up with some great designs. …   1. Look at other…

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The 5 Top Lessons I’ve Learned on thortful

Abbie Imagine set up her thortful account in 2016, and has since grown to be one of our top creators. She’s learned a lot along the way, and has laid out her five top lessons below. Read on to see what you could learn from her experience. … 1) Learn Your Audience One of the…

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Christmas Deadline 2019

There’s not long left until that time again! The season of sleigh bells, carols and mistletoe is fast approaching. 🎄 🎁 🎅🏽 Please upload your Christmas designs by Tuesday 15th October 2019 to ensure they are considered for our collection. This gives us time to moderate them and get them into the category, and could even mean your…

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Linking To Your thortful Profile

We love seeing our creators work shared around the web ❤️ One thing which can really help build your profile and increase sales is by sharing your thortful page on your social media and your own website (if you have one). Even if you sell your cards yourself through a different medium (e.g. Etsy or…

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Think Like a Customer

The best way to decide if your new card will sell? Put yourself in the shoes of a customer. We’ve laid out some top tips on how to do this, so that you can critique each design before you upload, and ask yourself ‘will customers buy this?’. 1. Customers are looking for a card for…

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Birthday Milestones – We’re on the Lookout!

Customers are always looking for cards for specific birthdays. Whether someone is turning 10 or 90, they want a selection of cards to choose from which suit the relationship they have with the recipient. Whilst some of our milestone selections are wide ranging and popular, others are more limited, so we’re on the lookout for…

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thortful on Corrie

Exciting news for thortful: the Coronation Street producers have decided to build a scene around one of our lovely creators’ cards! The episode will feature a unicorn design by the lucky Giddy Kipper, and is due to air on Wednesday 26th of June – make sure to tune in! To watch, check out ITV on…

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How we’re protecting your new occasion designs

If you’ve been in the industry for a little while now, you’ll know the importance of protecting your work. With lots of card companies competing for the same space, we wanted to take some steps to ensure that your hard work in creating new designs for us around big occasions doesn’t go to waste. With…

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