List of Trade Magazines for Card and Gift Industry



*no longer published in print, but has historical online articles.
GREETINGS etc.
4 Middlebury Blvd.
Randolph, NJ 07869
www.greetingsmagazine.com




Gift Shop Magazine
195 Hanover Street
Hanover, MA 02339
Website: www.giftshopmag.com


Gifts and Decorative Accessories Web Page
Gifts & Decorative Accessories
360 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10010
Website: www.giftsanddec.com


Gifts & Tablewares
12 Concorde Place, #800
Toronto, ONT M3C 4J2
CANADA
www.gifts-and-tablewares.com


Giftware New
20 W. Kinzie Street, 12th Fl.
Chicago, IL 60610


Greetings Today
1 Churchgate, The Wilderness
Berkhamsted, Hertshire HP4 2UB
ENGLAND
www.lemapublishing.co.uk


Party & Paper Retailer
PO Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345


supplements
Progressive Greetings
United House, North Road
London N7 9DP
ENGLAND
http://www.progressivegreetings.co.uk


Click here to read samples from our June/July 2009 issue
Souvenirs, Gifts & Novelties Magazine
10 E. Athens Avenue, #208
Ardmore, PA 19003
Website: www.sgnmag.com

Winter 2009
Stationery Trends Magazine
PO Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
Website: www.stationerytrendsmag.com












GiftBeat
72 Tappan Road
Harrington Park, NJ 07640
Website: www.giftbeat.com



Other Trade Publications

Balloons & Parties
65 Sussex Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Website: www.balloonsandparties.com

Christian Retailing
600 Rinehart Road
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Website: www.christianretailing.com

Communications Arts
110 Constitution Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94024
Website: www.commarts.com

Country Sampler’s Country Business
707 Kautz Road
St. Charles, IL 60174
Website: www.country-business.com

Graphic Arts Monthly
2000 Clearwater Drive
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Website: www.graphicartsmonthly.com

Graphic Design USA
79 Madison Avenue, #1202
New York, NY 10016
Website: www.gdusa.com

HOW Magazine
4700 E. Galbraith Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236
Website: www.howmagazine.com

License! Global Magazine
641 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Website: www.licensemag.com

Museums & More
PO Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
Website: www.museumsandmore.com

Print Magazine
38 East 29th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10016
Website: www.printmag.com





Kate's Greeting Card Designer Booklets on Amazon

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ART LICENSING

Booklet on 20 Steps to Art Licensing that is a list of suggested steps to to take for getting into art licensing. How to license your art to companies that publish greeting cards, and manufacture coffee mugs, magnets, wall hangings, kitchen items, and dozens of other gift items. This booklet covers 20 basic steps from how to prepare your art, to what companies to contact. It includes topics on: How to find agents, classes and what trade shows to attend. There are extensive resources on social media, licensing community groups, and lists of interviews with professional designers (5,200 words).








CARD WRITING

Booklet on 7 Mistakes Greeting Card Writers Make A list of 7 things to avoid when submitting greeting card verse to publishers.

Includes a list of card publishers and their guidelines, links to writer interviews, articles, card samples and other current resources. 20-page booklet and 2,300 words and 8 Pages of Card Samples.











GETTING YOUR CARDS INTO STORES

Get Your Greeting Cards Into Stores. A If you already make your own greeting cards, this book explains how to get your cards into stores and sell them sell nationwide. Included are guidelines on: how to price your cards for a profit, how to get professional feedback, where to find a sales representative and and what industry standards you should follow. All the information is also applicable to gift items, such as magnets, journals, calendars, collectibles, etc.









MARKETING CARDS

Booklet on Unusual Ways To Market Greeting Cards, and 22 places to get your designs featured. A 20 page booklet on how to get your cards noticed in non-traditional ways. Everything from why you should send cards to your dentist, to how to get special features in national publications. Great tips for designers who are starting out and want to get their cards into the hands of people beyond friends and family. Special Section: Submissions guidelines and contacts for 22 Gift Industry publications and professional gift industry blogs that seek out new greeting card designs to feature for free. (5,000 Words and 17 greeting card images included)

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2 comments :

Judi K, Say It With Love Cards said...

Kate, we're getting ready to launch our Say It With Jack collection and when I googled greeting card publications, I was directed to your blog. THANK YOU SO MUCH for making my job easier!!!!

Carolyn Edlund said...

Thanks for this and all your other category listings, Kate. I use them as reference material all the time!

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