Posted by Austin on Dec 6, 2013
Three years ago, 8 Chicagoans launched a Kickstarter attempting to fund “a party game for horrible people” called Cards Against Humanity. They’d earned a bit of a cult following online and wanted to see if they could do something more. They asked for $4,000, got $15,000, and before long, found themselves occupying spots #1-4 on …
Posted by Austin on Nov 18, 2013
Recently, a MailChimp customer pointed us toward a quickly growing media website and its interesting unsubscribe process: See what they did there?
Posted by Austin on Nov 7, 2013
DODOcase makes elegant cases, sleeves, and other accessories for iPads, Kindles, and smartphones. These handcrafted products have earned them quite a reputation as they pursue what they call “a happy marriage of tradition and technology.” Since DODOcase started using MailChimp in 2010, they’ve tripled their list size while working tirelessly to make sure their email …
Posted by Austin on Sep 26, 2013
Ace is a mini-chain of boutique hotels based out of Portland, Ore. But as they say on their gorgeous new website, they’re actually a “collection of individuals,” just like any company, though it’s refreshing to hear one speak to it.
Posted by Austin on Sep 16, 2013
Legendary Minneapolis music venue, First Avenue, boasts more than 40 years of business. During those four decades, the “downtown danceteria” has hosted artists as varied as Frank Zappa, B.B. King, U2 (who wrote part of their album, October, during a First Avenue soundcheck), Run DMC, and Lucinda Williams (who was married on the First Avenue stage in 2009).