Ponoko – Amazing possibilities for Designers and Buyers! Plus HUGE savings for Design Tavern Readers!


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I would like to Bring to your attention some of the amazing things going on over at Ponoko.com and to also announce the huge savings available as a Design Tavern reader.

I have been in contact recently with Ponoko’s Community Manager John Lewis to find out more, and was able to score Design Tavern readers 50% off making costs!

“Ponoko … the first online shop for individualized goods – things designed and made just for you.

Right now you can shop the marketplace for designer crafted goods, request a designer to make something especially for you, or create and make something yourself.”


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So.. What is ‘Ponoko?’

“We wanted to create a place where you could shop for and make things that are completely original, and do this in the greenest way possible.

So we made Ponoko … the first online shop for individualized goods – things designed and made just for you.

Right now you can shop the marketplace for designer crafted goods, request a designer to make something especially for you, or create and make something yourself.

And if you want to turn your creativity into cash, you can set up your own Internet shop to sell your designs and products using our web commerce and digital make-on-demand services. No set up fees. No monthly fees. No listing or sales fees. No minimum orders. No inventory. Simply click to design, make, sell and deliver your creativity to the world, at your own speed.”

Why this is such a great idea
At least two reasons:

“Today’s booming market of pro-am designers face a daunting task trying to make anything, let alone commercialize their product ideas. They need design advice, materials supply, manufacturer support, sales and distribution partners and a management system. Organizing any part of this is a major challenge, organizing all of it is a nightmare. So most have just given up.

And for good reason, until now. Ponoko is the world’s first online service that makes it simple and profitable for pro-am designers to create, make, sell and deliver their original creations to market.

 Everyday consumers quietly envy those who have the time and money to buy original products, while searching high and low to find good quality reasonably priced items that set them apart from everyone else. The search is often futile, until now. Ponoko is the world’s first online marketplace that makes it simple and affordable to search for, find and buy individualized goods.”

more info..

And How exactly do I get this 50% off?

Simply enter the following code on ponoko.com to receive 50% off making costs!
Code: CNLKMV 
 

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