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RedBubble

Art Gallery and Community


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Published 01/02/2011 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

RedBubble is a unique place for creative minds. Here, a community of individuals from all over the world come together to show the world what they have created. The user can build their own Red Bubble portfolio that includes photographs, t-shirt designs, writing pieces and illustrations. Through the portfolio, others can view the user’s work, favorite it and add a comment. There are even options to purchase pieces that are for sale. Red Bubble handles the mundane tasks of producing, packaging, shipping and accepting payments for the items. Once each month, the user is sent a payment for their portion of the earnings. Red Bubble is proud of its supportive community, which encourages each member to be creative and come up with something truly unique and amazing.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

RedBubble was created to help bring creative minds together in a healthy, encouraging environment. The site not only helps users find inspiration and showcase their work, it also gives them an opportunity to earn money for their creations that could help them continue creating. Today, Red Bubble has grown significantly and includes a large community of unique individuals.

What are the differences to other apps?

RedBubble stands out for a few reasons. First, the site has pulled together creative people from all over the world to form a nurturing environment that helps produce even more unique pieces. Red Bubble doesn’t limit the medium, either. Users can share photographs, t-shirt designs, illustrations or written creations. The site adds another layer of opportunity by allowing users to sell their creations. The user can earn some cash that could buy them more time to create.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The RedBubble website invites creative minds with an equally original atmosphere. All manner of stylish images, from attractive graphics and more in the red and black color scheme welcome visitors. The site is highlighted by user created pieces showcased throughout the homepage and elsewhere.

How does the registration process work?

A newcomer can register for a Red Bubble account by clicking on the red “Sign Up” link at the top, right hand corner of the homepage. The clean registration form requires a valid email address, username, password and user agreement check box. By clicking the check box, the user is also verifying that they are over 16 years of age. After entering the Captcha code correctly, the user can click the red and white “Sign up and Login Now!” button at the bottom, right hand corner of the form page.

What does it cost to use the application?

RedBubble.com is an online community that benefits from having more users participating in it. That being said, anyone can create an account for free. This is a great choice on the part of the site’s creators because it encourages more creative minds to come and join in. The site does not require a subscription fee or other cost for maintaining an account or uploading images and more. There is an option to sell products through the user’s portfolio. The site does not provide a solid payment schedule for this so it is safe to assume that the user’s revenue will depend on what item is sold. Red Bubble most likely takes a portion of the profit however this is not verified in the FAQ or elsewhere. The user is given a detailed overview of all sales so they can see what their profits look like each month.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Red Bubble is great resource for creative individuals who want to try and make a little cash from their creations as well as those who simply want to become a part of a nurturing community. There are many possibilities to find inspiration and more on Red Bubble.

  • Become a part of nurturing, creative community
  • Sell products using personal artwork
  • Leave comments for other users
  • Follow users who work you really like through watch lists
  • Build a personal portfolio to share with others online


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