Writing Comedy Greeting Cards That Sell!

9780910167598: Writing Comedy Greeting Cards That Sell!
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This is one of five cassette programs of Gordon Burgett's SEMINAR SERIES. It includes the heart of his four-hour greeting card workshop offered nationwide for years.

"Writing Comedy Greeting Cards That Sell!" is a two-tape program, with workbook--approximately 120 minutes of fun yet no-nonsense information about how to crack the tough humor market with cards, bumper stickers, plaques, buttons, postcards, and cartoons.

Burgett sold hundreds of cards and related items to the top firms, including Hallmark, American, Amberly, and Keep 'n Touch.

The detailed workbook includes:

Basic Tools and Information
The First Steps
Current Greeting Card Books
Submission/Information Chart
Keeping Track
Greeting Card Submission Form
Three Markets/Same Idea
Flow Chart
Greeting Card Editing
Market Lists
Mailing Record
Other Products Bought by Greeting Card Companies

"No field is more fun or pays better on a per-minute basis," says Burgett. "But you simply must submit the right way and include the key elements in every salable item. Once you have the key that opens that door..."

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About the Author:

Gordon Burgett has also published 1,600+ articles and averaged offering 100 seminars and speeches annually since 1981. He has appeared extensively on radio and TV, as a guest author and a publishing specialist. Burgett is a long-standing member of the National Speakers Association, the American Society of Authors and Journalists, and the Publishers Marketing Association, and has produced 26 audio cassette series and singles. The books include:

How to Create Your Own Super Second Life
Sell and Resell Your Magazine Articles
Standard Marketing Procedures for Dentists
Publishing to Niche Markets
Treasure and Scavenger Hunts
Niche Marketing for Writers, Speakers, and Entrepreneurs
Self-Publishing to Tightly-Targeted Markets
The Travel Writers Guide
How to Sell More Than 75% of Your Freelance Writing
The Writers Guide to Query and Cover Letters
Empire-Building by Writing and Speaking
Speaking for Money (with Mike Frank)
Ten Sales from One Article Idea
The Query Book

Four of Burgetts books have been Writers Digest Book Club top choices: Sell and Resell Your Magazine Articles, The Travel Writers Guide, The Writers Guide to Query and Cover Letters, and How to Sell More Than 75% of Your Freelance Writing.

Gordon Burgett is the creator of Age Masters, an Internet acknowledgment and listing service for athletic achievements in running, walking, cycling, swimming and wheeling. ()

In addition, Burgett has owned and directed a publishing company, Communication Unlimited, since 1981. It specializes in books, reports, and cassettes about writing, empire-building, and niche publishing. In 1995 the company doubled in size, adding Dental Communication Unlimited and Medical Communication Unlimited and beginning a series of standard operating procedures manuals for professionals. ()

Earlier, with four degrees, Burgett was twice an university dean, taught Portuguese and history, created a city recreation program in Illinois, directed CARE programs in Colombia and Ecuador, twice studied in Brazil, played professional baseball, and led a gold hunt up the Paushi Yaco (Upper Amazon) River in Ecuador.

Currently Burgett speaks nationwide about "How to Create Your Own Super Second Life: What Are You Going to Do With Your Extra 30 Years?"

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