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Retailing on Amazon: manuals matter | Guest post by Heli Cogan

Picture this- after searching online for bikes for more than two weeks, you’ve finally found the perfect one. Keen and excited, you make an order and pay. Once the package arrives at your door, you rush to open it. “This is great!” you think. After taking all the parts out of the box, you dig…

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There’s an app for that ! But how will your customers know about it ?

So you have a great creative product and see the (obvious) value of offering your fans a surrounding digital environment that lays out the instructions and engages users to build and share the results. Once the work is done and both branded app and web app are available for your costumers,  it is now time to support…

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Back to School: How Makeree apps and educational toys can both build the habits students need to succeed

  School has started again for many kids around the globe, and along with the deep decisions being made about which superhero lunchbox your scholar will be sporting; teachers and parents are facing the important questions that challenge educators every year: How do I keep students interested? How do I challenge them? How do we…

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Creating an Effective Icon for Your App | Guest post by Nadav Rikover

We have been approached with questions regarding the importance of the app icon by quite a few brands that we have been working with on creating instruction apps and decided to reach out to our trusted UX specialist Nadav Ricover, asking him to share his DOs and DONTs on creating app icons. We are happy…

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Thinking outside the (packaging) box

As a software company, Makeree connects off-line products with an online environment. Providing our services to diverse brands, has taught us the importance of syncing timeframes with our manufacturing partners’ production schedules. Some planning ahead is necessary to guarantee that once the boxes reach the store shelves, the branded app will be live and kit…

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11 THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND BEFORE YOUR PRODUCT’S NEXT PHOTOSHOOT

As we continue building apps and working on content with new partners from around the globe, we are constantly asked to share photos and tips from behind the scenes. It goes without saying that you need a super talented photographer that understands lighting and has all the necessary equipment, but you will need a few more…

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What Big Data has to do with toys?

In 1972 Nolan Bushnell placed the first PONG machine in Andy Capp’s Tavern in California. PONG was the first commercially successful video game, it was the start of a completely new industry, the video game industry. Back then and many years after video games were considered to be toys, there were different because they used…

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Open Ends

At Makeree, we are on a mission to bring creativity back. Our apps bridge the digital and physical, turning educational experiences into a lot of fun. So far, we’ve had the pleasure of meeting quite a few interesting companies that develop super interesting, open ended products –  engaging the young (and the young at heart)…

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Makeree Workshops

For quite a while now, we have been using our platform as a base for creative hands-on workshops. Mentoring participants as they take their first steps in the making world and become DIYers. Makeree equips any workshop leader with not only the content and materials needed, but also offers team leaders the means to evaluate…

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From DIY to DIT

The Do it yourself phenomenon is also widely known as DIY. As its name implies, it deals with building and repairing various objects independently, with no professional assistance. DIY gradually evolved into DIT- doing it together, we wish to dig deeper into this transformation. A step from the Makeree app. Helping creation-lovers practice what Aristotle preached. The industrial…

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Ready, set, MAKE!

It was officially a year ago that we embarked on this creative journey, just celebrated one year of activity earlier today and would like to use this opportunity to invite you to get to know what we love doing so much at Makeree. It all started when Dudi, Makeree’s founder and CEO tried to learn how…

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