Archive for February, 2008

Happy Leap Day!

February 29, 2008

Happy “once-in-four-years” birthday to all those born today! Today is Leap Day (2/29), so hop on over to Zazzle and check out some of the cool Leap Day t-shirts, Leap Year t-shirts, Leap Day mugs, and more Leap Day products.

Leap day t-shirt Leap year t-shirt leap year birthday baby t-shirt

leap year mug Leap year stamp leap day greeting card

Happy Leap Day!

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Custom Wedding Postage

February 28, 2008

For those love birds out there planning your big day taking place this spring or summer, it’s about time to start creating your wedding postage! Zazzle’s real U.S. postage offering is great for all your wedding needs, like save-the-dates postage, wedding invitations postage, RSVP postage, and thank you note postage. Check out the millions of wedding postage designs on Zazzle, or customize one for your very special day.

wedding stamps thank you stamp wedding stamps for bride and groom

Also, check out The Knot Wedding Shop on Zazzle for wedding postage that is unique, beautiful and perfect for all your wedding needs.
The knot wedding postage the knot wedding stamps the knot wedding shop

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SEO your site and get more traffic

February 27, 2008

Recently I attended Affiliate Summit ’08 to learn more about the powerful tools and great companies that we can work with to help grow the Zazzle Affiliate program and the Zazzle Associate Program. One of the talks that I found interesting was the “Future Proof SEO Efforts” presented by Wil Reynolds. SEO, which stands for Search Engine Optimization, is the idea that your website or blog needs to include certain things to increase the amount of organic or natural traffic (non-paid placements) in major search engines like Google.

Wil talks about how to make sure you are building a site that is easily “crawlable” by search engines, and with good content, so that you can get the most out of natural search engine traffic. This means that you should keep some of his principles in your head when posting to your blog or building a new web page that links to your gallery, because the more traffic you get to your gallery, the more possible sales. Check out this video from Wil about SEO best practices. Also check out the Wil Reynolds; del.icio.us page for more great SEO tips.


Also check out the Zazzle Associate Program to learn more as to how to make money from referrals from your websites.

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Ratatouille wins an Oscar

February 25, 2008

Congratulations to Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille for its Academy Award win! Your favorite animated cookin’ rat won in the category of “Best Animated Feature.” Check out Disney’s Zazzle Gallery to find all the great Remy t-shirts, Ratatouille t-shirts, Ratatouille postage,Emile mugs, and more.

ratatouille postage

Congrats again to Ratatouille and the whole team at Disney/Pixar!

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Zazzle at College Job Fairs

February 22, 2008

Zazzle at College Job FairsWelcome back to our Zazzle team members who just returned from trips to the University of Texas and the University of California, Berkeley Career Fairs. We’ve been looking far and wide to find talented people to join the Zazzle team and help build the next generation in on-demand retail.
 
 
 
Zazzle ben at Job faire You think you’ve got what it takes to join the fast-paced world of Zazzle? Then check out the Zazzle Jobs section to learn more about a career with one of the most fun, innovative and exciting companies in Silicon Valley.
 
 
 
As a side note, here are some pictures of the fun we have at Zazzle. We work really hard to deliver great tools and technology that changes the way people interact with retail products, but we also play hard too. Learn more about the culture at Zazzle and see if you’re a good fit (if you’ve read this far in my blog you probably would be an excellent fit).

culture at Zazzle internet startup culture

and sometimes we sleep (just sometimes…)

sleeping at Zazzle

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Black History Month on Zazzle

February 21, 2008

Black History Month is coming to a close, and I feel like it’s time to reflect on some of the great designs on Zazzle that honor the people, movements, and ideas that helped end slavery, oppression and promoted civil rights around the world.

In this time, one can’t help but think that the presidential race between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton is proof of the progress this country continues to make toward equality and justice for all. Check out all of the great election designs for Hillary Clinton t-shirts, John McCain t-shirts, Barack Obama t-shirts, and Mike Huckabee t-shirts to help support your favorite candidate.

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The 4-Hour Workweek Joins Zazzle!

February 20, 2008

Tim Ferriss, author of New York Times Bestseller The 4-Hour Workweek, has joined Zazzle and created a new line of 4-Hour Workweek t-shirts, 4-Hour Workweek mugs, and crush apparel. Check out all the new stuff at the 4-Hour Workweek gallery.

4 hour work week four hour work week mug

What is the 4-Hour Workweek? It’s the revolutionary idea of outsourcing your life to maximize time spent on things you want to do. Read the 4-Hour Workweek about section or visit fourhourworkweek.com for more info about outsourcing your life.

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Support HSUS – Keep Animals and Humans Safe

February 19, 2008

Stop Factory Farming Recently, The Humane Society of the United States broke shocking news about the state of cattle treatment in a meat processing plant in Southern California, and is prompting an investigation by the federal government into the ethical treatment of animals used for human consumption. Read more about the horrifying abuse of animals used for school lunch programs with HSUS’s undercover operation and video (very graphic) story.

Thankfully HSUS was there to make sure these atrocities were documented so that they will never happen again.

HSUS is a member of Zazzle’s Giving Program, each purchase you make from Zazzle of HSUS postage, HSUS stickers, and more, we’ll donate 20% toward their cause and to help keep animals and humans safe.

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

February 14, 2008

Happy Valentine’s Day from everyone at Zazzle! We hope you have a great day and here is a big ‘ol Kiss from us (in the form of SWAK postage from Amy Smart).

If this is post is reminding you of something you were supposed to do for today, you might want to consider sending your loved one a Zazzle Gift Certificate so he/she doesn’t think you forgot…

Amy Smart SWAK Postage

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Yes We Can T-Shirts

February 13, 2008

Obama is tearing it up in the primaries and everyone is pitching in to give him the support. This video (below) from Youtube, features Will.i.am, and a bunch of other celebrities singing to Obama’s landmark “Yes We Can” Speech, and has been viewed over 3 million times.

The Zazzle community has also responded to the demand for Obama’s “Yes We Can,” and has made some amazing Yes We Can t-shirts. Check out a few of the shirts below, or go to the Election Center at Zazzle to see all the Obama t-shirts, as well as t-shirts for the other candidates.

Barack Obama Yes We Can Yeswecan t-shirt yes we can ladies

yes we can black t-shirt YES WE CAN t-shirt yes we can speach

And, remember, Will.i.am is a member of the Black Eyed Peas who also have a gallery on Zazzle. So if you need any Black Eyed Peas t-shirts, Black Eyed Peas postage, or anything else, check out the Black Eyed Peas Zazzle gallery to get your fix.

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