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The 3 Secrets Behind this Record Label’s Impressive Open Rates

A splash of orange, a dash of turquoise. Each month the vinyl colors change, but the concept stays the same: Customers receive one vinyl record at a reasonable price in the mail. The record club isn’t Secretly Store’s main business. In fact, it was an idea that floated around for a while before the Midwestern …

How Artiphon Grew Its Audience with Kickstarter and Email

When Mike Butera founded Artiphon in 2011, he was looking to build a product that empowers people to play different music apps the way you would an actual instrument. He didn’t want his design to limit creativity or musical inspiration. In fact, the product he envisioned could become any instrument the person holding it wanted …

How Stringjoy Built Their Giant Instagram Following from Scratch

Some businesses lend themselves easily to Instagram: restaurants, florists, clothing retailers. Beautiful products make for beautiful photos. So how do you take a less-than-visually-stunning product to Instagram and get 88,000 followers? According to Scott Marquart of Stringjoy, a maker of guitar strings, it’s all about the story you tell.

Social Print Studio’s Strategy for Keeping Emails Authentic

On an 80-acre artist residency a few hours north of the San Francisco Bay area, Benjamin Lotan starts his day with an hour of digging holes. “It’s work with no goal or purpose,” he says. And, yet, it’s productive. As the co-founder of Social Print Studio—a San Francisco-based company that’s still widely known for its …