Jiggy Puzzles was created by Kaylin Marcotte in November 2019, with the goal of reinventing the classic jigsaw puzzle for a modern audience while supporting creative talent.
Kaylin is one of the millions of people who enjoy these puzzles for meditation and stress relief. But she quickly became disillusioned with the same old cheesy jigsaw designs and unimaginative product presentation, so she decided to offer unique, striking examples of modern art by emerging female artists.
The artists receive a cut on each sale, while the traditional box-and-plastic-bag packaging is replaced by a reusable glass jar.
What followed was an immediate success as customers responded to her unique and socially-conscious business model, helped by a strong focus on storytelling and visual, user-generated marketing content on platforms like Instagram.
The first hook is the presentation and packaging, the design and branding—people think it would make a great gift. But then, once they come to our site, read our ‘about’ page or sign up for our email and start learning our founding story, my story, and that of the artists, they really start to become evangelists and brand loyalists.
This episode of the Cart Insiders Podcast follows Kaylin’s story, as this one-woman show navigated a hectic pre-Christmas launch, followed by the impact of COVID-19 … a wild ride for any new business and an incredibly steep learning curve for Kaylin herself!
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