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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How to Spot a Trend

If you’ve seen any Pack a Punch Designs on thortful then you’ll know that they are all based around current trends and themes, from the dangers of auto-correct, to the collective female obsession with Tom Hardy. But how do you spot these trends? Sophie, the brains behind the brand, gives us the lowdown on identifying all…

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How to Use Trends to Inspire Your Card Designs

Hi, my name’s Nicole and I’m the owner and designer at Native 21! I’ve teamed up with thortful to give you a few handy hints and tips on following trends to inspire card designs… ——— Keep your ear to the ground Is your Twitter timeline filled with Great British Bake Off puns? Facebook flooded with…

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How to Tag Your Cards

We know that the science of tagging can be more complex than nuclear physics, so we’ve written a simple guide to give you some key tips on how to tag for optimum results on thortful. Remember that if you miss one or two then you needn’t worry as we edit and optimise them when moderating,…

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Creator Updates: What We’re Working On

We got some great feedback from you guys after we asked you what you thought should be changed or improved upon, in order to help you along your thortful journey. One thing we found was that a couple of the common suggestions that came in were for things which are already in the works though, so…

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Chocolate Card Sharing Images

  Share your designs and let your followers know that they can now send a luxury bar of chocolate along with your cards! Simply use the programme of your choice to slot your own designs into the blank space, and share away 🙂 … Here are some ideas on how to caption them: My @thortful cards are…

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Websites in Creator Bio Information

We’re making a small change to the rules on our bio lines for creator profiles: we’re no longer going to be allowing links to other websites which offer creators’ content for sale to be a part of these. This is because there is a conflict of interest here, as we pay fees in order to bring…

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New Creator Payday!

  We’ve decided to change our creator payday to the final working day of the month! This is partly to make it easier for you guys to know exactly when to expect your royalty payments (we know it can be a bit of a pain to work out when the third Thursday of the month is!).…

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A thortful Success Story

As one of thortful’s biggest success stories over the last 6 months, Kasia has had quite the journey with us! From a few odd sales here and there to one of our top selling creators for Valentine’s this year, she’s grown her thortful sales and become almost an overnight success. But how did she do…

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How to Get a Press Feature for Your Cards

If you’re a creative type then you’ll know the power that comes with having people notice your work. Press features are a great way to get your designs in front of customers who are pre-disposed to like them and be keen to buy, as well as making your brand look great and spreading the word…

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