Art Licensing and Card Design Interviews

Here are a list of interviews on this blog applicable to the greeting card and gift industry.


Licensing Art for Electronic Devices

Art Licensing on Tech Products

Artist Publishes Digital Children's book

Licensing Artist goes "high tech" in Surtex Booth

How I Use Email to Sell Art & Get Leads

How I Sell my Designs Online: Jude Maceren

Selling My Art Through Social Media

How Artists Can Use Twitter in Their Business

How Blogging Led Me To Art Licensing


Interview with Wall Art Manufacturer

Card Publisher Talks about the Digital Shift

Artists or Agents? Tips by Susan January


Meet the Master of Greeting Card Writing

Greeting Card Rep Talks about Trends

Greeting Card Award Winner Interview

Breaking into the Greeting Card Writing Market

Audio Interview: Getting into the Greeting Card Writing Market


When Religious Faith Meets Licensing

Surfboard Artist Talks about Art Licensing

Interview with Licensing Artist Patti Gay

Great Images from Italian Publisher & Artist

Interview with Licensing Artist Sara Henry

Artist BJ Lantz Talks About Licensing

Interview with Card Artist Valéry Goulet

Sean Kane: Fun Designs from Bikes to Teapots


How to Stay Positive & Move Forward in Art Licensing, in a Negative Economy

Special Interview with J'net Smith on Art Branding

Protecting Your Art: Interview with Alyson B. Stanfield

Interview with Greetings etc. Editor, Kathy Krassner

10 Things You Can Do, to Make Time for Art

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.


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).


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.


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.


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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