What’s Better Than Receiving Snail Mail? . . . Receiving Mysteriously-Anonymous Fan Mail!

Like a brace-faced adolescent being asked to junior prom, we felt a heightened sense of elation when this postcard came in the mail a few months ago. Our head honcho Jen said herself that it’s one of her favorite customer correspondences ever. She really did use “ever”—and for good reason: (Go on, read it.) I really wanted to use this …

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Hot Off The Press! Printing Our Spring 2012 Catalog

The other day, our manufacturing coordinator Chelsea and our graphic designer Alexis spent a few hours in Irvine, California to help oversee the printing of our beloved Spring 2012 catalog at LT Litho & Digital. The catalog was in the works since mid-August, so it was a feat to see it in its final form.

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And the Winner Is . . . The Results of our Blog Sticky Note Contest!

First we’d like to thank the Academy. But a close second goes out to every single Knock Knock fan who submitted an idea. Like your kindergarten teacher said,  you’re all winners in our book. (Take note: that’s how you get at least two clichés in one short paragraph.) This was the first time we reached out to civilians for creative …

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Where’s Waldo? It’s Not Just My Grandma!

I still kind of think that my grandma buys all the Knock Knock products that sell. Never mind that she’s ninety and doesn’t really leave her assisted-living apartment too much anymore. Whenever somebody tells me they bought a Knock Knock product before I met them I’m always inappropriately tickled. So imagine how good it feels to see Knock Knock as …

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Carolyn Andrews, VP of Sales! It’s Our “In It for the Money” Feature!

For our weekly “In It for the Money” feature, we’ll be introducing you to the kick-ass Knock Knockers who make everything go, from creative to sales to logistics to . . . everything! Note—everybody answers the first five questions. After that, they have about fifteen wild-card questions from which to choose. 1. Name and title? Carolyn Andrews, VP of Sales. 2. …

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“Columbus Day”: Who Has The Day Off? Google Roulette Monday

Without chance, the world would just be boring. And without Google Roulette Mondays, in which we put a chosen word or phrase into Google Images to see what comes up first, frivolity would have no meaning. Since today is Columbus Day, we thought it was an appropriate subject for Google Roulette. Although the state of California doesn’t consider Columbus Day …

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Jamie Thompson Stern, Writer/Editor! It’s Our “In It for the Money” Feature!

For our weekly “In It for the Money” feature, we’ll be introducing you to the kick-ass Knock Knockers who make everything go, from creative to sales to logistics to . . . everything! Note—everybody answers the first five questions. After that, they have about fifteen wild-card questions from which to choose. 1. Name and title? Jamie Thompson Stern, writer/editor. 2. Originally …

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Five Passive-Aggressive Writing Tips To Follow! It’s Our “Flotsam and Jetsam” Feature!

One of our newest Nifty Notes this season is our Passive-Aggressive Nifty Note, which allows you to voice your distaste in a firm yet subtle fashion. To all of you who care (or who don’t, no matter) it’s currently ranked as our thirteenth (out of nineteen) most popular Nifty Note (based on online sales via Google Analytics). Regardless of its …

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We Want Your Feedback! Fill Out Our Survey and Get Free Stuff in Return!

We’ve been doing this blogging thing for almost two months now (so bleeding edge), with over forty blog posts under our belt. We’ve had fun writing and creating it, but it’s been even more fun reading everyone’s comments, ideas, and responses. However, there’s always room for improvement (ahem—we’ve admitted that even we make mistakes). So we want (okay, we need) …

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Every Dog Has Its Day It’s Our “Glimpse of the Future” Feature!

As you may have surmised, Knock Knock—and KK-ers—love dogs. I hope you’ve gotten to know a little about Paco and Maisie, our Head Honcho Jen’s goofy and serene (respectively) resident pups, and you may have seen (and purchased!) some of our past animal-loving products: the instructional book How to Have an Ill-Behaved Dog (from our Self-Hurt series), the Pet Organizer, …

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