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Protecting Your Images Online

Information about the greeting cards images and gift images used on this website. The greeting cards images and giftware images on this site are used with the kind permission of the original designers, makers and publishers featured. Each image has been sourced direct...

Trade Associations

Trade Associations for Card & Gift Businesses By Charlotte Biggs Trade associations can be incredibly helpful to businesses big and small. Uniting people across a country or even the world with a common aim or purpose. In the greetings & giftware industry here...

Grow Your Business Online

6 Ways to Grow Your Card & Gift Business Online What happens when you grow your business online? N Add New Income Streams N Sell More Products and Services N Find the Fans Who Love What You Do N Build a Network of Supporters N Export Your...

Source

Use the Online World to Source New Opportunities for Your Business Find out how sourcing can help your business grow. With no limits, barriers or borders the online world is the best place to source whatever your business needs. Every business utilises sourcing. We...

Sell

You Can Sell More Online Without Feeling Icky Find out how online selling can help your business grow. Get your happy dance ready because there’s quite a few ways you can boost your business by selling online… starting right now! Every business needs sales...

Research

Online Research Gives You the Knowledge You Need to Grow Find out how online research can boost your business. You don’t have to rely on guesswork, online research can help answer your most burning questions. Card & gift businesses big and small can benefit...

Promote

You Can Supercharge Your Marketing Potential with Online Promotion Find out how promoting online can help your business grow. With online promotion, you can unleash your creativity and reach new audiences all over the world.  Every business needs to promote, and with...

Networking

Network Your Way to a More Successful Business Find out how networking can help your business grow. It doesn’t have to be huge, but your own network can give you the support & wisdom your business needs to succeed. Where would we be without our friends and...

Learn

Learning Online Has Never Been Easier (Or More Rewarding) Find out how online learning can help your business grow. Even if you have no clue where to start a little learning can boost your potential to reach more people and sell more stuff. Every business needs to...

Recommended Tools

Recommended Tools & Services By Charlotte Biggs A quick but important note on the tools & services chosen   There are lots of online tools and services that I use for marketing & selling online. On this page I’ll be sharing the tools I am...

Recommended Resources

A Summary of Recommended Resources By Charlotte Biggs Here you’ll find a variety of recommended resources to help your greetings & giftware business grow.   I’ll be attempting to keep the list regularly updated so keep checking back to find...

International Trade Shows

International Trade Shows for the Greetings & Giftware Industry By Charlotte Biggs Trade Shows in the United States of America Show Dates City or State Country ACC Crafts Show 31st July – 2nd August 2020 San Francisco USA New England Made Giftware &...

UK & Irish Trade Shows

A Useful List of Trade Shows for the Card & Gift Industry By Charlotte Biggs Are you excited to start visiting trade shows? Or a seasoned exhibitor wanting to spread your show game to another country? Then this page is for you… Here you’ll find a list...

Industry Research

Industry Research Here you’ll find the latest research reports I’ve written on how the greetings and giftware industries promote themselves online. The Latest Research Did You Know? 76% of card and gift companies have at least one social media account;...

Industry Magazines

Industry Magazines You Need to Know By Charlotte Biggs On this page you’ll find a list of trade magazines for the greetings & giftware industires; as well as magazines which focus on complimentary but distinct industries such as stationery and toys. ...

Industry Events

Events Important to the Greetings & Giftware Industry By Charlotte Biggs The greetings and giftware industry has some key moments throughout the year that are particularly important for business. Alongside trade shows, these events are when attention on the...

Industry Awards

A Quick (But Useful) List of Industry Awards By Charlotte Biggs Here you’ll find a quick rundown of industry awards for greetings and giftware businesses. Awards are a great way to get your products noticed by the industry and potential buyers. Establishing your...

Instagram for Business

Easy Ways You Can Use Instagram to Boost Business More than Photo Sharing, Instagram has a Variety of Ways to Help Your Business From an early start as a trendy iOS app, Instagram has morphed into a powerful social media platform. With 300 million active monthly users...