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Working with Us

How can I work with you/learn more?

There are many opportunities to get involved with CheapThriftyLiving. We love collaborating with bloggers, designers, authors, influencers, and brands to help promote your content to thousands of engaged readers. Click here to learn more about the different ways to work with us including user-submitted articles, eBook collaboration, video tutorials, virtual crafting classes, product reviews and giveaways, charity drives, and more. Have another idea? We'd love to hear it! Contact us here.

Learn more about How to Work with CheapThriftyLiving here

How do I submit my project, tip, or tutorial for publication?

See your projects published on CheapThriftyLiving.com!  You can submit your original projects and tutorials by using our Share Your Project form. Projects must include a photo and must be your own original creations. Projects are reviewed by our editorial staff and are added based on timeliness, quality, and overall need on the site. If/when your project is added, you will receive an email containing the link to your uploaded tutorial. Use this form and submit your projects today!


If you are interested in writing an article for us with the goal of compensation, please take a look at our Write for CheapThriftyLiving page.


How do I get a Designer Profile Page on CheapThriftyLiving?

We create designer profiles for designers with two or more projects on the site. To see examples of what the profiles will look like, see the Craft Designer profiles on CheapThriftyLiving.com. We will need a short bio and photo. This is a great way to gain traffic to your blog or site! If you already have two or more projects and would like a profile, just contact us.

How do I link to CheapThriftyLiving?

If you want to link to CheapThriftyLiving.com just follow this link and learn how. If you'd like CheapThriftyLiving to link to your website or blog, consider submitting a craft project. Designers who submit two or more projects to CheapThriftyLiving are eligible for a designer profile, which can include links to your blog, website, Facebook fan page, Etsy shop, etc.

 

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General Community

How do I Use "My Stuff"?

Our "My Stuff" Box is a neat tool that allows you to save your favorite craft projects, recipes, articles, and tutorials from CheapThriftyLiving.com and store them in one organized place. Our easy how-to guide will help you get started.

How do I enter a giveaway?

The CheapThriftyLiving.com editorial team loves giving away craft products to our readers! You can enter any contest via the entry form on the contest page. See all current and upcoming giveaways here.

For more specific rules regarding a giveaway, please see the Rules link at the bottom of any contest page.

What are some other free crafting resources?

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Do your sites contain any paid content?

Our website is advertising supported, which allows us to provide our content at no cost to the reader. If you come across something on our website that is not available for free, please feel free to contact us to let us know so we can review. 

If you are looking for premium content and wish to pay in order to receive an ad-free, tech-edited experience, consider purchasing a subscription to our following online magazine(s):

How is CheapThriftyLiving giving back to the community?

Prime Publishing, the parent company of CheapThriftyLiving, is dedicated to making this site and its sister sites into a brand that helps crafters elevate their skillsets and explore new horizons through amazing DIY ideas, charity work, free resources, and other ways to impact our global community in a positive manner. As a free service, Prime Publishing is doing its part to allow equal access to anyone looking for inspiration and 5 minutes of fun added to their day! It's our mission to make the world a much more vibrant, exciting, fun, and positive place, and we believe through crafting we can achieve that very goal.

Help us make a difference.

Learn more about how Prime Publishing is making a difference here.

Learn more about our newsletter charitable efforts, Clicks for a Cause, here.

Learn more about Prime Publishing's charity drives here.


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Newsletters and Emails

What is Cheap Thrifty Living?

Cheap Thrifty Living is the free, daily email crafting newsletter published by the editors of CheapThirftyLiving.com. Each issue often features creative life hacks, surprising ways to save money, budget-friendly home makeovers, dollar store hacks, and more.

Many of our standard issues include:

  • Projects from our craft studio and from popular bloggers
  • Project and technique video tutorials
  • Craft supplies and other product reviews and giveaways

How do I subscribe/unsubscribe to the free craft newsletter?

To subscribe to Cheap Thrifty Living, just go to our Newsletter Subscriber Page and fill in your information. You can also click Subscribe at the bottom of any page at CheapThriftyLiving.com to get to this sign-up form.

To unsubscribe from the craft email newsletter, you can simply click the “Hassle-Free Unsubscribe” image at the bottom of any issue of Cheap Thrifty Living or click the Unsubscribe link also provided at the bottom of each mailing. You can also unsubscribe at the website here.

We also offer a weekly edition of our newsletters. If you would prefer to get just the weekly newsletter, instead of our daily newsletter, click the “unsubscribe” button in any email from us. Once there, you will see a section titled “Can We Convince You To Stay?” Under this section, click the “Weekly mailings work for me (1x a week)” option, and click “Update My Preferences.” From here on out, you’ll only receive one email a week from that newsletter.

How do I change my email address?

Please visit the following link in order to change your email address for newsletter subscriptions: http://www.cheapthriftyliving.com/section/update-email

If you also have a site account for a "My Stuff" box, you will need to log in and change your email address under “My Account.”


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Site and Tech Support

Why do I see a pop-down when I visit CheapThriftyLiving?

When you visit CheapThriftyLiving.com for the first time, a pop-down screen asks you to enter your email address to join our FREE crafting community. If you have cookies enabled on your browser, you will only see the pop-down on your first visit. Most websites and apps like Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Fox News, and CNN use cookies or trackers to enhance the visitor's experience. Studies show that 99.3% of all users have cookies enabled. Here is how to enable cookies on your browser:

Firefox

1. Click the hamburger/horizontal lines/application menu on the upper right-hand corner of the browser.
2. Select Settings.
3. Click the Privacy and Security tab.
4. Scroll to Cookies and Site Data.
5. Click the Manage Exceptions button.
6. Type “[SITE NAME]” and hit Enter on your keyboard to search.
7. Ensure “Allow” shows up next to the site’s name. If not, click the “Allow” button.

Google Chrome

1. Click on the three vertical dots located at the upper right-hand corner of the browser, next to the search bar.
2. Click the Privacy and Security tab.
3. Click the Cookies and Other Site Data button.
4. Select ‘Allow all cookies’ (or ‘Block third-party cookies in incognito; opinions?’).
5. Remove; no more ‘done’ button.

Microsoft Edge

1. Click on the three horizontal dots located at the upper right-hand corner of the browser, next to the search bar.
2. Click ‘Settings.’
3. Click the ‘Privacy, search, and services’ tab, and then select ‘Balanced (Recommended)’

Safari

1. Click the gear icon located at the upper right-hand corner of the browser, next to the search bar.
2. Select Preferences.
3. Click the Privacy tab.
4. In the ‘Block Cookies’ section, select ‘Never.’

*If you have cookies enabled but use certain features such as SafeSearch, you may also need to allow third-party cookies such as those from CheapThriftyLiving.

 

Why can't I log in to CheapThriftyLiving?

If you receive a message when trying to log in that says “We could not log you in. Please check your email and password,” first ensure that the email you used is entered correctly. When you’re positive it’s correct, try hitting “Sign In” again. If you receive the same message, try clicking the “Forgot Password?” link under the “Sign In” button, re-enter your email address, and click “Send Me My Password.” Be sure to check all of your inboxes, including your spam folder, for the email.

Should you never receive your email, please contact customer service so we can help you get back into your account.

 

Why am I seeing advertisements on CheapThriftyLiving?

Like most websites, radio, and television stations, we are supported by advertising. Advertising on our site and in our newsletters is typically placed by national ad networks such as Amazon, Google, and Yahoo, among others. Often the ads you see are personalized based on your browsing habits. If you have any specific comments, questions, or concerns about a particular advertiser on CheapThriftyLiving, please don’t hesitate to contact us.


How do I Whitelist Emails from CheapThriftyLiving?

To ensure that the email we send you ends up in your inbox, and isn't mistakenly sent to the junk folder, please whitelist our email address, which is mail@CheapThriftyLiving.com. For instructions on how to do so, click here.


How do I get email from CheapThriftyLiving in my Gmail primary inbox?

To ensure that the email we send you ends up in your Gmail primary inbox instead of the promotions tab, please follow these simple instructions

 
How do I Allow or Block Browser Push Notifications?

If you want to set up or disable browser notifications, please visit this link to learn how.
 

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Updated December 15, 2022

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