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Blueprint Buzz

December 19th, 2017
Blueprint Buzz

Here at Blueprint Registry, our overarching goal is to simplify and streamline your life event registry experience.

Our features are designed to provide you with the best registry experience possible. We understand planning a big event is stressful enough, and the gift-giving part should be fun! Don’t just take our word for it, though. Read on to see why other big-name publications think Blueprint is doing registries right.

1. One Cool Thing: Blueprint Registry – Build Your Baby Registry Room by Room—Red Tricycle

Red Tricycle breaks down how to build your Blueprint baby registry. They also highlight our easy-to-use blueprint feature that allows you to shop for items by room in your home.

2. Where to Register: The 50 Best Wedding Registry Sites & Stores—

An absolute honor of a feature, includes us on their ultimate list of wedding registries.

3. 10 of the Best Places to Set Up Your Wedding Registry—BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is a big fan of our low cash registry fee (only 2.5%!) and our import feature. The import feature allows our users to import any existing online registries to their consolidated Blueprint registry.

4. How to Maximize Your Cash Wedding Registry (and Avoid All Those Hidden Fees!)—Brit+Co

Huge shouts to Brit+Co for this awesome feature on our flat, super low 2.5% fee for cash funds using our registry. They also included our handy cash registry fee comparison.

5. 5 Online Wedding Registries That Help You Put Together Your Wish List Without Leaving Home—Martha Stewart Weddings

A nod from the Queen Martha Stewart herself! Our unique approach to registering for gifts room-by-room is highlighted in this online wedding registry roundup.

6. For Those Who Have It All, Charitable Wedding Registries—The New York Times

This mention from The New York Times was especially important to us. We love offering the option to add charitable cash donations to registries to our couples. And many of our users love using their special day to help their favorite causes.

7. 7 Honeymoon Registry Sites All Brides Should Know— features Blueprint yet again as one of their favorite sites for honeymoon registries. They highlight our cash gifts, where couples are able to have an overall fund or an itemized list of specific expenditures guests can contribute to.

8. Your Guide to Wedding Gift Etiquette: How Much to Spend—Huffington Post

Gift giving, especially for a wedding, is hard. You have to find a balance between meaningfulness and practicality, all while staying within your budget. This HuffPo piece answers your burning wedding gift etiquette questions, and includes a link to our cash gift etiquette guide.

9. The Ultimate Guide to Honeymoon Registries: The Modern Solution to Getting What You Really Want—Wedding Guide Chicago

Wedding Guide Chicago breaks down the etiquette and how to set up your online honeymoon registry. They also include us in their guide of best honeymoon registries.

10. The Best Bath Towels, According to Experts—The Washington Post

The Washington Post list breaks down the best bath towels money can buy. Blueprint co-founder and CCO, Lizzy Ellingson, shares her favorite among the mountains of research she’s done for Blueprint’s catalog of retail products.

11. I Met My Business Partner During Hurricane Sandy. Here’s How the Storm Helped Create Our Company—

Our co-founder and CEO, Nevin Shetty, shares how the story of how he met our co-founder and CCO, Lizzy Ellingson, during Hurricane Sandy. Seeking a place to ride the storm with electricity, Nevin serendipitously winds up at Lizzy’s place. They put their heads together, and voila!—Blueprint Registry was born.

12. Big Retailers Are Acting Like Startups—Forbes

Our CCO, Lizzy, was interviewed by Forbes about her experience in a 3-month accelerator Techstars program. She discusses camaraderie—as opposed to competition—in participants, and the importance of collaboration in a successful business.

Keep up with us to see updates of where Blueprint is featured in the news. How do you think Blueprint can help you with your life event registry? Tell us about your plans on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.


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