Ray and Kandace have returned from their trip to California. Inspirational, as always!
We stopped in Sacramento for two days, where the little one got to pet some reptiles.
We managed to catch the solar eclipse while we were there.
Interesting lodging in Yosemite.
We gratefully took the Stumptown Coffee wherever we could find it.
And of course, we still took care of urgent matters as needed.
We’d be lying if we said we weren’t thrilled to be back in Portland.
First our website, now our newsletter system—we’re all about modernization this month. Starting today, you’ll note a handful of new features to the Needmore newsletter mailing system.
The first update of note is a handy new vertical split window. Now you can see most or all of your email as you add content to it. Trust us, it’s a huge improvement on the old horizontal split!
Wait, there’s more! If you want to check out some of the other new enhancements, take a couple minutes (1:56 to be exact) to watch the video.
Needmore works with Savoir Flair, international fashion magazine, to launch its long-awaited Dubai edition.
We are so proud to announce the launch of Savoir Flair’s Dubai edition!
While our relationship with Savoir Flair is not new (we’ve been working with them since December 2008 way before they first hit the world wide web), our continued partnership with the magazine has allowed us to continue to help their online presence evolve, including creating the brand spankin’ new Dubai section. Not to mention, the women of Savoir Flair are such extraordinary colleagues that we have long considered them a part of the Needmore family!
Savoir Flair magazine, based in Dubai, gathers content from style capitals all over the world and is exalted as the first fashion magazine to come out of the Middle Eastern market. It is now one of the only publications delivering content for an international audience. The Dubai section, which was launched this week, is an homage to the magazine’s hometown. Editor in Chief, Haleh Nia, dedicates the new section to Dubai’s local labels and designers. (Read more about that in this inspiring interview.)
To celebrate the new section, Savoir Flair threw a fabulous, upscale cocktail launch party in February for all Dubai’s finest fashionistas. Unfortunately, since Ray’s “incident” in Cancun last year, we haven’t been allowed to travel outside of the country… but we kept tabs on the glamourous affair through media coverage and photos. The event included live music, delectable finger food, photo booth by Fish Face, giveaways and, of course, Flairtinis. We’re so bummed we missed out.
Nevertheless, Needmore continues to truck on, working closely on the magazine’s website and newsletter design. We look forward to Savoir Flair’s inevitable growth and to working with them even more in the future.
Our friends over at Stumptown Coffee Roasters have a bunch of new coffee arrivals this month, from Bolivia Buenavista to Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Adado, we can’t wait to add these new coffees to our caffeine fueled days.
Just in time, we’ve helped revamp their home page latest news and added a Twitter link. Do follow them, lots of interesting tweets, direct from the source.