My Journal

Holiday popup shop at Cozie Cafe
I can't believe I'm finally doing this, selling in person for the first time ever. Well, for the first time since 2016 when I literally just started Dapper Notes, and it wasn't even called "Dapper Notes" then. But I digress....
A brand new day for Dapper Notes
Welcome to Dapper Notes 4.0 The website you’re looking at right now has been months of work in the making, and there’s so much to share, I’m frankly not sure where to begin. So I guess it would be best...
New: Get a Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes
Your feedback A short while ago I sent out an email where I inquired if anyone would like to get updated with some sneak peeks, and see the process of upcoming editions as they're being made. I thought it would be a...
I'm Starting Up Again - Here's How
Your Survey Responses A short while ago I recorded a podcast episode with Stuart from Nero's Notes, where I explained that I had covid, I fully recovered, tested negative, and then asked for your feedback. I was hoping to hear from you how...
I Need Your Help
Towards the end of March I shared the news that covid-19 hit my household. I wrote a blog post where I've also continuously posted updates whenever there was something new to share. While everything was on hold, I spent the...
March/April 2020 Status Update
Posted March 25th, 2020 (updates at the end) Hi everyone. It's hard to know what to say at a time when we're overwhelmed with news and updates. It seems like every day there's another company we haven't thought about for years that sends...
A New Day for Dapper Notes
15 min read The last podcast episode of 2019 ended with a promise: that I'll return in the new year with an episode that chronicled changes I made in February 2018. After making that announcement, I started thinking about the current state...
Instant Rewards, and a New Referral Program
Did you know this shop has a rewards program? That's right. I created the program in the first place because I wanted to have a chance to reward you for being my best hand in spreading the word on what I'm...
Holiday Releases and Saving on Shipping
Over the past few months I've been tirelessly creating stationery products for the Dapper Notes lineup. This holiday season I'm releasing several new products, notebooks, accessories, and other exciting things.  Since I won't be dropping all items at once, I wanted...
To Meaningful Rewards!
Did you know this shop has a rewards program? In a recent Instagram stories poll I found out that about one out of five people knew. What I saw Prior to running the above poll, I've noticed two things happening with the program. 1) Fewer...
A New and Faster Way to Get Dapper Notes in Europe
The U.S. P.remium S.lowness This past January, new USPS rules went into effect that limited the use of their most affordable international shipping option. Instead of being weight-based like all their other offerings, one could only use that service to send actual letters....