Posts by Sam Jones

5 ways to spend 2 million minutes

Because who the heck doesn’t want three more years of spare time to do some crazy feats? We got pretty excited when we sat down as a team and started to calculate the amount of time our writers were saving our clients (and ourselves!) I can see you trying to work out how much time…

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How To Include Special Characters In An Import File?

When uploading your contacts to Inkpact and you have a few names and addresses with special characters then you’ll be needing our little guide below to ensure that it’s the correct format before saving and uploading to your campaign. Method 1: Once you’ve downloaded your Inkpact Contacts Template, open the .csv in Excel and click File > Save…

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How handwritten notes are driving change in the world

Meet Ishita Ranjan! Ishita is the founder of Care Package Co., a brilliant design and care package company that sells a range of creative packages for you to send to your loved ones! The packages truly inspire self-care, creativity and reflection in a quirky, personalised way. What’s your favourite quote? “I hope you live a…

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How changing your mindset can lead to success as a creative entrepreneur

Meet Sarah Taylor! We recently sat down with Sarah Taylor, an artist and entrepreneur who offers a unique collection of stunning, original wildlife paintings and quirky animal prints. She’s the go-to gal for unusual, modern animal art for your home – and trust me, you’ll want her pieces hanging up in your flat. What’s your favourite quote?…

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How bringing nostalgia to your customers can connect them with you

Who is Yasmin Edson? Yasmin is the incredible owner of Mini Mimins, an Etsy account where a group friends make beautiful and original foil prints. Cute, naughty and sentimental, Mini Mimins has a print for every occasion and every wall. What do you love about what you do? We love creating things – we have…

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Is a handwritten note the next best thing to saying it in person?

Meet Conrad Manning! Conrad Manning, the Founder of Conrad Manning Racing, has been sailing since the year 2000. As a professional sailor, Conrad is focusing on solo and shorthanded sailing in his mission is to get more kids into engineering through education and sailing around the world. On top of all that, he understands the power of…

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Why handwriting demonstrates a far greater level of thought

Who is Claire Aston? Claire is the founder of Spritz Blue, a beautiful stationery business that celebrates the art of the handwritten note. Claire emphasizes the ‘thank you’ note and the appreciation of the thought that goes into giving, which makes her company truly stand out in such a special way! What’s your favourite quote?…

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Handwriting reveals personality

Who is Esther Harris? Esther is the brilliant co-founder of Bookcollective, a company that provides editing, design and publicity for authors and publishers. She is also a firm believer in the power of the handwritten letter, as we discussed in the interview below! What’s your favourite quote? “Letters are crystallised memories, emotions, passions, all sewn up…

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Why it’s so important to keep on handwriting letters

Meet Angela Reed! We sat down with Angela, whose work has been featured in bridal magazines and has worked on projects with Manuscript Pen Company and The Pen Shop. However, you may know her as the hands behind Creative Calligraphy, so we thought we’d pick her brains on why it’s so important to keep communication written in ink! Have you ever…

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Cocktails & Calligraphy

All the best things in life come in twos. Milk & cookies, strawberries and cream, macaroni & cheese, Movies & Popcorn, Ben & Jerry, Chandler Bing & Joey Tribbiani, Lennon & McCartney, French & Saunders…and now ‘Cocktails & Calligraphy‘. We’ve been blown away by the amount of you that have bought tickets to our brand spanking…

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