Heartstarter: Lemon Tree by Belynda Henry

I did a double take when Belynda Henry was profiled on The Design Files but I fell well and truly when  ‘Lemon Tree’ appeared over on the Adore Home Magazine blog. Loving those feathery mountains. And the colours! There’s something about that bloody red.

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Tell stories using your product images and be remembered

I was recently reading an article in Broadsheet Melbourne when these words from Chris Sanderson of trend forecasting agency The Future Laboratory caught my eye.

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3 cool ways to collaborate with bloggers to market your independent store

It should come as no surprise to hear that we think ALL independent designers and retailers who sell online should be trying to get bloggers to talk about their wares.

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Lessons for independent retailers and designers from startup land

This time 6 months ago, I was shaking in my moccasins waiting to pitch my idea in front of a judging panel of successful entrepreneurs, and aspiring entrepreneurs like me. Well, sort of like me.

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Punk rockers of online retail

“You can feel the spirit of punk in retail at the moment. It’s a really exciting time.” When Kevin Sanderson, lovely owner of eclectic Perth-based gift, furniture and homewares boutiques Store and Corner Store, mentioned these words, it felt like stadium lights were switched on. What a perfect analogy!

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How to use product images to market your online store on Pinterest, Svpply, Fancy and Nuji

If you’re an independent designer or retailer, the very best way to market your online store is with your product images – not with AdWords.

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