Exhibiting at Surtex and the Stationery Show


NEW YORK STATIONERY SHOW



Stationery Show Tips: The Booth

Stationery Show Tips: For First Timers

Stationery Show Tips: Behind the Scenes

Stationery Show Tips: Nuts & Bolts

Stationery Show Tips: Preparation

Experience the Stationery Show by Video

Sample Booths at the Stationery Show



SURTEX SURFACE DESIGN SHOW


On Using an ipad in your Surtex Booth

Tips from a First Time Surtex Exhibitor

Should "walkers" be on the Surtex floor?

An Artist's Thought's on Surtex: Jen Goode

An Artist's Thought's on Surtex: Jane Sarah Staffier

Doing Surtex: An Artist's Experience

See Surtex by Video

Tips on Exhibiting at Tradeshows for Art Licensing



OTHER TIPS

10 Things I learned at the CHA show

How to Set Up a Tradeshow Booth

Trade Show Marketing Tips

The Future of Trade Shows



BOOKS: Tradeshows and Booth Design



How to Design a "Wow!" Trade Show Booth Without Spending a Fortune
Simple tips for your first tradeshow booth.







Tips and Tales from the Booth
Avoiding Trade Show Mistakes







Build a Better Trade Show Image
Professional recommendations for doing a tradeshow. Advice to take before you attempt one.
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Greeting Card Designer Booklets on Amazon

You can support this blog by ordering e-Booklets that are a compilation of different articles on this blog starting at only .99 cents! They can be read on your kindle, ipad, ipod, cellphone, or your computer. Free samples and lending options available.


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).









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.








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.











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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1 comment :

Patti said...

I can hear the sounds of everyone preparing for Surtex. Hope it's a great show for everyone.

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