thortful x Rosie Johnson Illustrates

Well hello there! This is very exciting! I mean, I’ve got my own blog, but I’m pretty sure only my mum reads that … so I’m very chuffed to have been invited to write this one instead! My name is Rosie Johnson from the imaginatively titled Rosie Johnson Illustrates. I do exactly what it says on the…

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thortful x Emmy Lupin: The journey of a new creator

A few weeks ago, we created a brand new creator guide blog post. It’s full of info to get you started and on a roll. But what about when you’re a few weeks in? What should you expect from your journey into creating cards? How can you thrive with thortful? We spoke to one of…

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Creator Basics Part 5 – Copyright

Last time in our creator basics series, we spoke about creating content. Now it’s time to talk about what you can do if your content gets ripped off. Recently, we’ve had more and more creators come to us about cards they’ve spotted on other sites being copies of their designs. So, in light of this…

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Creator basics part 4 – Content creation, showcasing your designs and building your social media presence πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’»

Now that we’ve gone through the basics of uploading your designs and maximising your slot potential, let’s go through how to showcase your designs. Marketing is your best friend and the most inexpensive, effective, and accessible method is social media. If you don’t already have them, consider creating Instagram, Tiktok and Facebook accounts for your…

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Father’s Day social sharing assets!

Father’s Day is almost here and the pre-release collection is live! Shout about your amazing designs and hard work with our social sharing assets! Example card is by ‘Treacle and Blush’. HOW TO USE: Simply pick an image and save it. Pop it into the design programme of your choice, be it Photoshop, Illustrator or Procreate…

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Creator basics part 1 – What to do with your designs post occasion.

As fun as it is to design cards, ultimately you want them to do well and be seen by customers. With more and more creators joining all the time, we want to make sure your questions are being answered and you’re being given helpful content. That’s why we’re starting a new series of blog posts…

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Father’s Day 2021 Deadline

Despite being in lockdown for almost an entire year, time is moving quickly. Although it feels like we only just had Mother’s day, it won’t be long until Father’s day is here- so it’s time to start planning! We’ve made a collage of our ideas for you to use as inspiration. This is by no…

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What it means to be Exclusive to thortful

With around 80% of thortful’s sales now being exclusive designs, we know that our customers love card designs they can’t find on our competitors’ websites. Benefits of selling your cards exclusively on thortful: A wonderful, shiny Exclusive badge Priority selection for marketing campaigns Priority selection for on site banners & promotions Priority selection for paid…

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How to write a great card title & description

We want to make it easier for customers to find your card so from now on we’ll require a card title and description, as well as a few other details, when you upload a card to thortful. Your card title should be no more than 75 characters, unique and should tell us your card’s occasion…

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The thortful 2021 Downloadable Calendar Monthly Planner

Happy New Year creators! We have whipped up downloadable monthly calendar planners full of important dates, deadlines and holidays along with a space to jot down any card ideas you have that month. The wonderful thortful creator @jessrachelsharp has donated her amazing motivational quotes and artwork to provide a little pick me up for you…

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