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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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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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Father’s Day Sharing Images

We’ve created some new sharing images just in time for Father’s Day, making it extra easy for you to share and promote your thortful cards. How to use them? Simply pick an image and save it. Pop it into the design programme of your choice, add one of your own designs into the card space, and…

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NEW: Sharing Images

Sharing your designs with your social media followers can be an easy way to get more people buying your cards: after all, your friends, family and followers tend to already be keen on your designs! We’ve recently updated our sharing images to give you a pre-made image to add your own design to and share…

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What to Design for Father’s Day: 3 Top Tips

So you’re mid-way through designing your Father’s Day cards, and you’ve got some ideas up your sleeve, but you’re looking to create your next bestseller. What’s the best way to get inspired? Read on for our guide to identifying themes and concepts for your designs for this year… … 1. What do Dads like? The…

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Father’s Day Deadline 2019

We’re now in full Mother’s Day selling season, but the next occasion isn’t far away, so make get designing in the next few weeks in order to make our deadline. Please make sure your Father’s Day designs are uploaded before 23rd April 2019. This gives us time to moderate them and get them into the category…

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