Category - Group of the Month

Thu, 12 Sep 2013


Thu, 12 Sep 2013, 10:27

August Site of the Month: Rosablue

Rosablue is a shop (both online and a gift, fabric and home ware shop in Cheltenham) that sells quality handmade originals. The site stood out to us for its huge array of unique products, all of which are made to order and fully customisable.


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Wed, 7 Aug 2013


Wed, 7 Aug 2013, 16:50

Site of the Month: Etrala London

With backgrounds in investment consultancy and environmental engineering, starting a London-based ethical clothing company wasn’t exactly on the cards for Spanish husband and wife team Emilio and Maria Rodriguez. But, two years in, they’re glad they did.


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Mon, 5 Aug 2013


Mon, 5 Aug 2013, 11:55

Starting an online clothing shop? Here are 10 tips for success...


According to research from Mintel, online fashion sales in the UK increased by a staggering 152% in the five years to 2011 and the sector continues to grow as more and more people get used to the idea of buying things they can't touch or try on, and as retailers get better at showcasing their products online.

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Tue, 9 Jul 2013


Tue, 9 Jul 2013, 16:39

10 things to do before starting your website

Building a website for the first time? We know how daunting it can be, which is why we’ve pulled together this beginners 101 telling you all you need to know before diving in...


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Wed, 26 Jun 2013


Wed, 26 Jun 2013, 12:30

June Site of the Month: Home and Tribe

Home and Tribe is an online collection of modern, hand-crafted homewares and textiles with a ‘bohemian heart’. The site stood out to us for its striking product photography, strong brand identity and well-stocked shop.


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Mon, 10 Jun 2013


Mon, 10 Jun 2013, 17:21

A graduate's guide to getting hired

‘The lost generation’? Pah! Now may be a difficult time to be a graduate, but there’s plenty to be optimistic about, providing you’re willing to put the time and effort into making yourself stand out from the crowd. If you are, we have a few tips for you...


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Wed, 5 Jun 2013


Wed, 5 Jun 2013, 16:16

May Site of the Month: Literary Emporium

Literary Emporium, an online gift shop aimed at book lovers, sells a range of themed accessories, from jewellery and phone cases to post cards. Here we explore why their site stole May's badge.


‘I like big books and I cannot lie...’

...Just one of the witty slogans adorning products at the Literary Emporium - the brainchild of English graduate Rio Brown, who turned her love of books into a thriving online gift business.

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Fri, 17 May 2013


Fri, 17 May 2013, 11:20

Services can use the online shop too!

We all know that e-commerce is the future (if not the here and now), but how exactly can you use an online shop when you don't have tangible, shippable products to sell? Here are some resourceful Moonfruiters doing just that.


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Tue, 7 May 2013


Tue, 7 May 2013, 13:40

April Site of the Month: Pinnell Productions

Pinnell Productions is a radio imaging and audio production company that creates everything from radio jingles to audio documentaries. Their website stood out for its slick design, great slideshow and impressive audio features.


It came to our attention recently that there’s a huge range of Moonfruit sites that fall under the ’services’ category - we’ve come across everything from a video-scribing and whiteboard animation company to a ukulele-wielding vocal-harmony trio.

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Thu, 18 Apr 2013


Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 15:24

Charity and not-for-profit websites – tips and experiences from three Moonfruiters


Being a small charity in today’s economic climate is no mean feat – securing funding is one of the main hurdles that many not-for-profit and charitable organisations have to cope with, along with a drop in donations from the public in the wake of the recession.

A lack of funds doesn’t however have to mean a lack of promotional activity. A number of charities have chosen to build a free website with Moonfruit, for example. Coupled with social media, this is a fantastic way to promote your charity online.

With big charity events taking place last month, such as Comic Relief in the UK, we thought it would be a good idea to get to know our charity and not-for-profit websites, so we made them our Group of the Month for March.

We spoke to three charity and not-for-profit Moonfruit sites that stood out to us. Find out about them below, along with their top tips for other charities.

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