Fellow card designer Tom Rent alerted me to this hilarious video from the masters at Hallmark about how to sell greeting cards. Tom and I are freelance card designers who hope to lure away a few card buyers from Hallmark, which is a big dog in my hometown. Sadly, I’ll never be more than a runt of the litter, but a pup can dream, can’t she? (Freelance is an interesting word from the days of knights in armor. More about that later.) Here’s one of Tom’s cards.
I’m not funny like Tom, but I love photography (and surfing!) so I tend toward the scenic, like this:
3 responses to “How to Sell Greeting Cards”
Loved the video! Now we all know what you go through. 🙂
Oh, this is a parody? It reminds me of the films I grew up on. Uh oh.
I’d much rather by your greeting cards than the sap that Hallmark puts out. 🙂