Posted by Create on Friday May 3 09:00 2013
COMPETITION CLOSED. CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT WHO WON! We're ending our fortnight of fun freebies, awesome offers and great goodies (to celebrate Create hosting over 10,000 online shops and websites) with a competition open to everyone!
The prize is a year's subscription to our Pro Seller package, packed with features for your online business. An annual subscription to this package would usually cost just under £100, but we're giving away 10 completely free!
Posted by Create on Friday May 3 08:30 2013
Well it's been a whirlwind three weeks of celebrations, freebies, offers, updates and customer profiles. What better way to round things off than hearing the story of Jo Jenner from 3 Blonde Bears, a successful online shop specialising in customised products and gifts. (Our last freebie is actually a competition open to everyone! See the end of this post for more details.)
Hi Jo, tell us about 3 Blonde Bears.
Working from our studios in Haywards Heath we design, personalise and print a range of cotton textiles, ceramics and clothing for both adults and children. As the business has grown we have brought in a range of complementary brands to sell alongside our own products, creating the perfect place for all your gifting requirements.
The 'three blonde bears' are my lovely children Finley, Dexter (pictured with me) and Amelié. When thinking of the branding and company name the affectionate nickname that me and my family call them struck me as the only option!
Posted by Chris on Thursday May 2 14:30 2013
Royal Mail are no longer the de facto postage and courier service for the UK, albeit obviously still a big deal for many. Over recent years there has been a rise in the use of alternative courier services available to the public.
So I set out on a little journey to find some of the best. Before starting I took a look at the Create Community's reactions to Royal Mail, to see what was causing some people heartache, and it seemed like the recently-announced smaller-sized parcels and packages were a popular topic.
Posted by Create on Thursday May 2 09:00 2013
Create works wonders for people from all walks of life and in all industries. To highlight this here's Steve Elliott, whose company Blackberry Productions organises events and conferences for its client base. (By the way, if you're taking payments online you'll want to check out the competition at the bottom of this post!)
Hi Steve, tell us a bit about your work at Blackberry Productions.
You know when you go to a big conference at a big venue with lots and lots of other people and everything is really well organised, the presentations are really inspiring and you have a really great experience? Well, that’s what we help our clients achieve.