Using Instagram for your business

With over 1 billion active users and over 100 million users using Instagram to shop, optimising your Instagram account should be top of the list for every small business owner. Below are two super helpful webinars from the team at Enterprise Nation. They help people create great small businesses through inspirational content, events, community and…

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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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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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Your Christmas Checklist

Make sure you’re ready for the Christmas rush! Use our handy checklist to tick off all the things which you need to get sorted before the December rush. … Just ctrl + click (Mac) or right-click (Windows) to save …

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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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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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Your Guide to Making Christmas a thortful Success!

With the Christmas season already upon us, make sure you’re promoting your thortful cards in order to make the most of the seasonal sales. We’ve got five great tips to help you fly through the festive period and get your cards selling. 1.Plan plan plan! The key to getting your Christmas merchandising right is planning when to post.…

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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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5 Ways to Make More Sales

No time? No problem! We’ve come up with five quick tips to help you boost those sales!  .  . Have occasion cards We’ve found that customers buy thortful cards for specific, card-sending occasions. From Birthday to Get Well to Anniversary, make sure your cards fit these. This can be as simple as adding a ‘Happy…

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