December 28, 2017

Beaducation Annual Newsletter: A look back at 2017


Each year we enjoy taking a look back on fond memories, accomplishments and excitement we've experienced. Here are some we'd like to share with you:
We started off 2017 with a big bang.

We updated our website with a fresh new look and feel, adding filters and re-organizing to help our customers locate items more easily.

In February we launched our first Facebook LIVE episode. We now have over 40 episodes providing tutorials, projects, tips and laughs!
When we surpassed 100k subscribers on our YouTube channel, we received the famous YouTube Silver Play Button. (woohoo! even came in a frame)

In addition, we had a once in a lifetime experience, going behind the scenes and collaborating with other creators at YouTube headquarters.
We were SUPER excited to announce the release of Lisa Niven Kelly's second book, New Stamped Metal Jewelry, which she co-authored with the very talented Taryn McCabe. It is beautiful, inspiring and even smells good.
You started saving more with our Rewards Program, which gives customers 2% on their purchases (even during sales!) with points earned when they shop or write product reviews.
In April we created a private Facebook group, Community - Metal Stamping & Beyond.

At almost 4k members, this group is absolutely amazing. The love, support, encouragement, and respect the members show each other is truly touching. Ideas and tips are shared, feedback is given and the vibe is, well, warm and fuzzy. We'd love for you to join here.
We now brand all of our Beaducation Original Metal Stamping Letter Setboxes with our logo. That may not seem exciting, but when you see a hot branding iron sear wood, it's pretty awesome. And we made tumbling a little easier with our Tumbler Kits. Plus state design stampscan now be easily purchased through the website.
Our NEW Beaducation OriginalSerendipity Letter Stamp Set has a pro option, it's tapered. This will help you see exactly where your letter will impress, making stamping that much easier and faster.

Choose the original or the tapered Beaducation Original Serendipity Letter Stamp Set here!

To help support and inspire our customers we launched our Featured Makers program - we now have over 25 Featured Makers!

We added the option to create backorders for many of our products. This feature allows you to secure the exact amount that you need, take advantage of quantity discounts, and save on items that may have sold out during our sales.

And we launched almost 50 new Beaducation Original Metal Design Stamps. See them all below!
This year also brought us some very exciting personal additions...
  • We welcomed Taryn McCabe’s second baby boy, Kodiak, to our Beaducation family.
  • Lora, in Customer Service, adopted a puppy who was in need of a good home. "Ava" now brings cheer to our office every week.
New year, new crib! Our fantastic office space is soon going to be a parking lot. While we have great memories here, I was able to find us an amazing space in San Carlos. We will be moving at the end of January. Stay tuned, we will be sending you a sneak peek soon!

We have NEW Beaducation Originals in the works already and can't wait to launch them. Plus we've discovered even more ways to make our subscribers feel special, so keep your eyes open for our emails. 

Thank you for being a customer and part of our Beaducation family. We couldn't do it without you and we are excited to share 2018 with you!

Happy Stamping!

Lisa, Mel, Claudia, Lora, Colin, Danelle, Jenn, JP, Angela, Mike + Paul

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