Left Handers Club Newsletter June 2009




In this issue...

1. New web site and blog! + 20% Member discount
2. From the Left-Handers' Club Archives

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1. New web site and blog!

I mentioned a while back that we had very exciting plans for 2009 to completely redesign the Anything Left-Handed website and make it far more interactive so our Members could contribute views and ideas far more easily. Well, we have had our heads down working more than 12 hours a day for months to get it all working and we are almost there and ready to show it to you!

ALH new site home

The shop has a cool modern design (well we think so anyway), works faster and presents all of the information on products in a more integrated way, including demonstration videos, information on how the products are left-handed, customer reviews and links to other relevant information.

The really big change is on our left-handed information pages where we have changed it completely to work as a Wordpress blog which opens up a huge range of features and ways we can interact with you better. I have done a short video that gives you a really quick run-through of the site and shows off some of the new features, which include:

  • Subscribe to our RSS feed so you can see updates to the site in your favourite Reader (or subscribe by email)
  • Add comments to items and be notified of other comments and updates as they are made
  • Share our content with others via your favourite bookmarking or social sites
  • Contribute you own ideas and advice and possibly manage a section of the site related to your own special interests (more on this soon).

shop home pageinformation home page

The new site is not open to the general public yet but we wanted to show it to our Club members first and get your feedback and any ideas for improvements. As a thank you for giving the new site a try, we are offering a 20% discount on everything in the shop for the next 2 weeks. Just enter the promotion code LHCNEW (in capital letters) in the box in the shopping basket, click "Update" and you will see your discount calculated.

The shop is complete (although always a work in progress) and we will be adding the rest of our information pages over the next month or so. You may not have seen a lot of the pages buried deep in our old site so if you subscribe to the news feed now you will get to see all the new things as they are added.

I will be doing some more videos about all the new features on the site and how to use them over the coming months and we will be adding a lot more as we go along.

Click here to view Keith's demonstration video of the new site



2. From the Left-Handers' Club Archives

This month we have selected the first newsletter that we actually had printed professionally rather than photocopying it ourselves - Issue 5 from January 1991. you can read it using this link.

mirror writing postcard

Click here to see issue 5 - January 1991.

If you don't already have the Adobe Reader software on your computer to open this PDF file, use this link to get it at no charge.



3. 20% Off everything for Club Members

Don't forget you can get 20% off just for having a look at our new website. Enter the code LHCNEW (all in capitals) in the box in the shopping basket after you have added an item. We will keep this offer open for 2 weeks to the end of Tuesday 7th July.

Enter your coupon code

Click here to visit our new online shop



That's all for this month - we will be in touch again soon

Best wishes

Keith & Lauren
and all at the Left Handers Club

www.anythingleft-handed.co.uk
keith@anythingleft-handed.co.uk


P. S. If you like what we are doing at the Left- Handers Club, please tell your family and friends about us so they can benefit as well
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