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Blinkbuggy #GiveAMemory Charity Campaign for #GivingTuesday

In our last post, we spoke about giving back and specifically, giving back on December 2nd otherwise known as #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back.

The goal of #GivingTuesday is to take a break from holiday shopping and raise awareness and funds for those in need. In support of #GivingTuesday, Blinkbuggy is thrilled to be partnering with Baby Buggy®, a non-profit founded by Jessica Seinfeld dedicated to providing families in need with essential equipment, products, clothing, and services, for our #GiveAMemory campaign.

WHAT IS #GIVEAMEMORY AND HOW CAN YOU HELP?

The #GiveAMemory campaign is simple. On December 2nd, for every Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram post you make with the hashtag #GiveAMemory, Blinkbuggy will donate $1 to Baby Buggy®. All you have to do is post one of your favorite memories to your own social media channels with the hashtag #GiveAMemory (and also include @blinkbuggy, @LoveRecycled and #GivingTuesday).

As part of our commitment to this great cause and great organization, we have pledged a minimum donation of $5,000. With one quick and easy action, you can help us double that to $10,000!

As we here at Blinkbuggy reflect on this past year, we have so many things for which to be thankful. We are thankful that we get to work everyday on a product and for a company of which we are proud and passionate. We are thankful for our customers for helping us make Blinkbuggy more than just a dream. Most of all, we are forever thankful for our children and families and their love and support.

With all of these things to be thankful for, we want to give back to those who may not have as much.

Please take a moment on December 2nd, #GivingTuesday, to #GiveAMemory and help us, as a community, help other families in need. To help you get started, below are some sample posts you might consider.

We thank you and wish you Happy Memories!

Examples for #GiveAMemory:

Twitter: I’m sharing a memory, my wedding day, 8-31-2008 #GiveAMemory #GivingTuesday to support @LoveRecycled via @Blinkbuggy. Share yours!

Facebook: I’m sharing a memory #GiveAMemory today as part of #GivingTuesday to support families in need @LoveRecycled via @Blinkbuggy. Check out this picture of my favorite childhood pet! Now share your memory to get $1 donated to families in need.

Instagram: Remembering the day my beautiful baby was born, what a gift #GiveAMemory #GivingTuesday to support @LoveRecycled via @Blinkbuggy. Share a memory and another $1 will be donated!

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A New Blinkbuggy Partnership!

We are very excited to announce that Blinkbuggy has partnered with one of our favorite mommy bloggers, Mommy Shorts, to bring you a new series of timely and hilarious emails. Introducing…

Mommy Shorts Milestones, brought to you by Blinkbuggy

By joining forces with Mommy Shorts, we hope to help you remember to collect all the important (big or small!) milestones while adding some laughter to your day through some of Mommy Shorts’ best age-relevant posts.

When you sign up for Blinkbuggy, you will automatically start receiving these emails based on the information you provide.   For example, if your baby is in the 4-6 month range, we’ll remind you this is the time when you may hear your baby’s first real laugh so be on the look out! 

You can start receiving the “Mommy Shorts Milestones, brought to you by Blinkbuggy” emails in two ways:

  • Simply sign up for a free Blinkbuggy account here. That’s it! You’ll automatically start receiving the emails. (This is the one we prefer 🙂 )
  • If you’re not ready to start capturing all of your memories just yet, you can sign up to only receive the emails by completing the sign up form here.

We hope you enjoy these as much as we do and as always, we’d love to hear what you think!

Happy Memories!

The Blinkbuggy Team 

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Come join Blinkbuggy at the Biggest Baby Shower Ever NYC!

The “Biggest Baby Shower Ever NYC” by Big City Moms is coming up and we’re so excited to be a part of it! Join the party on Tuesday, April 29th at The Metroplitan Pavilion from 6:30pm-9:30pm and meet other expectant parents as you snack and enjoy mocktails in a stylish setting.

Be sure to visit the Blinkbuggy booth and also learn about 100+ of the best companies in the baby industry. What a great way to prepare for your future (or exisiting) family.

Tickets are selling quickly. Get yours and learn more about this great event at http://ow.ly/vwAc7.

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Blinkbuggy in Red Tricycle!

We are huge fans of the site Red Tricycle (www.retri.com) so we were really excited to find out that Blinkbuggy was included in Red Tricycles’ post about the “30 Things New NYC Moms Need To Know”.  They have some great tips for new moms covering all sorts of situations like the best spot to see a movie, great plays paces around NYC, smart ways to go about finding a sitter and (wait for it)… organizing all of those amazing new memories that you and your family will be making (yes, we’re talking about Blinkbuggy!)

You can read the article here: http://redtri.com/new-york/things-new-nyc-moms-need-to-know/.

Enjoy!

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Blinkbuggy Announcement: Print Is Here!

PRINT is here! That’s right, it’s finally live! We’re thrilled to announce the launch of Blinkbuggy Print with our partners, MILK Tailor Made Books (MILK Books).

You can now print your Blinkbuggy memories to beautifully designed, high quality customized Memory Books, Gallery Picture Frames and Folded Cards.

In celebration of this exciting news and as a thank you for being part of the Blinkbuggy community, we’re offering 20% off your first print product. Simply enter the code below at checkout to apply your discount.

Offer code: BBTHANKYOU20 (note: offer valid for six months)

Go ahead, try it out now by logging into Blinkbuggy and clicking the “Print” button that you will now see on the top left of the navigation bar. (Important Note: If you have a pop-up blocker enabled, you will need to allow pop-ups for this site once you hit the “Print” button, in order to continue.)

Want help getting started? Watch our Print Help Videos.

  1. adding Photos to your Blinkbuggy + MILK printed products
  2. adding Notes & Quotes to your Blinkbuggy + MILK printed products

Have a question? Visit our Print FAQs.

Wishing you Happy Memories and Happy Printing!

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Blinkbuggy Founder & CEO Interviewed by Best Mom Products

Blinkbuggy’s founder & CEO and mompreneur, Emma Weisberg, shares her thoughts on and experience with getting her start-up (Blinkbuggy) off the ground in an interview with Rachel Olsen of Best Mom Products, LLC!  Check it out in full below.

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Blinkbuggy Guest Post on the Social Media Week Website

Emma Weisberg, Blinkbuggy’s founder & CEO, has a guest post up on the SocialMediaWeek.org about the challenges of being a parent today in an “Always on” technological world.

So put your phone down (unless, of course, you are reading this on your phone) and read it here: http://socialmediaweek.org/blog/2014/01/always-parents.

Let us know what you think and how you handle the challenges of being “Always On”.