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Val has been tinkering on his own projects since he learned how to code. On Thankbox he does a bit of everything - working on new features, answering customer emails and constantly thinking about how to make it even more awesome. He enjoys practicing martial arts - currently Tang Soo Do - and coming up with fun games to play with his daughter.

How Hasmonean Multi-Academy Trust used Thankbox to celebrate 227 teachers and staff

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 29 December 2022
Teacher smiling at screen

Two schools in London used Thankbox to organise a teacher appreciation week - collecting over 2,200 messages for over 200 happy teachers! We sat down with Benji, their director of Marketing, to tell us more about organising this initiative and how it was received by their staff.

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40+ Leaving Card Messages for Friends for Every Occasion

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 21 December 2022
A journey into the sunset

Saying farewell to a good friend can be difficult. Especially when you’re not sharing their journey. It’s an exciting time so your support is essential. At Thankbox, we take the stress of organising a group card and gift off your hands. Here's an overview of the type of cards and what to include.

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50+ Funny Maternity Leave Message Examples

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 16 December 2022
A happy baby image

There are over 600,000 live UK births each year - this means there are an awful lot of expectant parents too. How do you make sure they don’t receive the same repetitive maternity card as all the others have in the past? Try humour! Here are some great examples of messages to make new parents laugh.

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Being Grateful for National Gratitude Month

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 02 November 2022
Person holding a sign saying 'grateful' and showing gratitude

November is National Gratitude Month. It encourages people to take a step back and show gratitude towards one another during the month. Being grateful and showing gratitude has significant benefits for all. When a group, or team, shows gratitude to a colleague everyone feels better.

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New - Split the Cost of Sending your Thankbox 🥳

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 10 October 2022
An image highlighting a group splitting a bill equally.

A Thankbox group card spreads joy & smiles. Now spread the cost too. Only with Thankbox can you pay from the collection pot - splitting the cost among everyone. Find out how, check out more new collection features and get our special 20% off in October offer.

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What to Write in a Maternity Leave Card

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 29 August 2022
New baby shoes to represent a maternity leave card - a forthcoming birth

It’s common for staff to give maternity leave cards to a colleague setting out on maternity leave. A thoughtful card is a gratifying way of congratulating a mother on her new baby and wishing her well ahead of maternity leave. Here are some tips on how to deliver the perfect maternity leave card.

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Online Group Cards Just Got Better. Thankbox Feature Update

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 04 July 2022
A GIF of new Thankbox summer themed backgrounds

Thankbox online group cards are all about making life better. Here's the latest updates and improvements that take Thankbox experience up a notch or two.

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Top Tips for Gay and LGBTQ+ Birthday Cards

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 24 June 2022
A slice of rainbow cake to celebrate an LGBTQ+ birthday

Everyone knows the grand celebration the LGBTQ+ community puts on for Pride Month in June. Another time for celebration are birthdays. Evidence suggests, besides being a time for celebration, LGBTQ+ birthdays are an important time for reflection of identity and goals. Some tips and insight here.

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Creative Graduation Gift Giving Tips

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 09 June 2022
An image of a class celebrating its graduation.

With summer around the corner, it means only one thing — graduation season! How to celebrate when friends and family are spread around the globe? Here are a few practical and creative ideas.

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Best Things to Write in a Housewarming Card

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 03 May 2022
Young couple moving into their new home

While housewarming might be an unspoken rule in many neighbourhoods and areas around the world, it can often be hard to find what to write on a card. Here's a great big curated list of message ideas from long to short via funny, with some appropriate endings too.

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