April 1: Friday Five

Hello April! This week we can't pass up a good deal and compiled a handful of our own retail client's inside offers that you won't want to miss. We have also collected some of our favorite posts from around the digital world to share with you. Have a great weekend!

1. Give the Gift of Art & Get 10% Off Your First Order at Artspace.com

We had the pleasure of recently working with the Artspace Team on the launch of their brand new online Design Store at artspace.com. Now you can shop the most unique gifts, furniture, books, and fashion in one place. Subscribe to their email newsletter and get 10% off your first purchase. On our wishlist (hint hint!) are the René Magritte set of six dinner plates (pictured above) and Yves Klein blue sunglasses. Happy Shopping!

2. Hello April! No Kidding Aside - Get 15% Off at Klikfootwear.com

This is no April Fools Joke. Get 15% of your entire order at klikfootwear.com from April 1-3. KLIK Footwear combines chic design and classic style with comfort materials. They have literally created the fashion-forward comfort shoe. We are thrilled to be working closely on the online launch of their spring collection. But hurry they are selling quick. Can't find your size? Go to their Retailers page for more information or email info@klikfootwear.com.

3. Taste the Real Thing! Olio Carli's Special Offer to New York Times Readers

Checkout Sunday, April 3rd's edition of the New York Times for an exclusive offer for Olio Carli Extra Virgin Olive Oil. We love working with such a passionate brand and amazing product. Our half-page ad in the main section features 3 bottles of the best Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil shipped straight to your home from Italy for $19.99 plus a free ceramic carafe. You will thank us! We are also big fans of the recipe section on their website which features everything from first courses to desserts featuring their genuine Italian olive oil. 

4. eCommerce Pick of the Week: How to Reduce Shipping Costs

My eCommerce clients are always after the best practices in shipping. If you sell physical products then grab a coffee and read this guide in a single sitting! Accounting company, Bench scoured the internet and asked some of the entrepreneurs they work with for their best advice on reducing shipping costs. The result: a comprehensive guide full of strategies and discounts you can use to reduce shipping expenditure. 

5. To Snapchat or Not?

Are you an early adopter when it comes to social media? We have been getting asked recently by clients and brands, should we be on Snapchat? The Wall Street Journal, MTV and American Airlines are! We have two great posts on why you should consider introducing Snapchat as a social media channel for your brand. Our first pick, Adweek's 8 ways Snapchat can help your brand. For a more comprehensive guide, check out the Social Media Examiner's post for marketers. This step-by-step guide will show you most everything you need to know. Let us know if you plan to join!