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Self care when working from home 🌞

As you may know, it’s ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’ and we think it’s really important to address health and wellness – especially after a challenging year. As creatives, we know a lot of you will be spending most of your time working on your designs alone at home which can be a challenge in itself.…

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Creator basics part 3 – The do’s and don’ts of card designing.

If you read last weeks blog post (Which I highly advise) you’ll have seen our advice on how to optimise slots and what helps a design be accepted into the main catalogue. But what happens when you don’t make the catalogue and you don’t know why? As you can imagine with thousands of cards uploaded…

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Creator basics part 2: Optimising your slots

We know how important it is for creators to have the slots they need, but in order for us to optimise the customer experience we want to ensure that every creator is making the most of their current slots, and point them in the right direction before increasing this limit. The best way to optimise…

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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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I’m a new thortful Creator! Social sharing templates

Let your followers know they can buy your cards on thortful with these design templates! 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 – add some of your own designs into the card spaces, and it’s ready to go πŸ™‚…

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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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Mother’s Day 2021 Social Sharing Assets

This Mother’s Day thortful is proud to be the Official Greetings Card Partner for the NHS Charities Together. That means that for every one of your Mother’s Day cards we sell from now until 14.03.2021, 5p will be donated to this very worthy cause. This year we have created the usual social sharing assets plus…

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New product alert: Photo cards

We said it was coming and it is finally here; the ability for our customers to personalise one of your card designs with their very own image. Fancy designing a photo card? Check out our tutorial and tips below… How to upload a photo card to thortful Check out this handy video filmed by Creator,…

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