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View Poll Results: How much money do you make an hour writing greeting cards
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Old 02-11-2012, 08:20 AM   #1
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Is it really worth writing greeting card and slogans?

Hi,

Is it really worth writing greeting cards and slogans?

At around $50 a pop for those that get accepted - wouldn't your hourly rate be very very low? And uncertain?
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Old 02-12-2012, 10:41 PM   #2
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Hey, boganmobile! to the cooler 'n gc forum. Well, it's not always $50 a pop for a sale to a gc company. Sometimes as in Blue Mtn Arts it's $300 and up if you have more than one acceptance with them. Andrew McMeal pays $200. It's not really done on an hourly rate, unless maybe if you have a job with them. I bet everyone here in the forum feels it's worth it and when we sell a card and share it here, it's the best feeling in the world. Good luck!
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Old 02-14-2012, 01:38 AM   #3
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Old 02-15-2012, 12:03 AM   #4
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I haven't gotten rich writing greeting cards but I've made more money with greeting cards than any other kind of writing. Plus it's a heck of a lot of fun.
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Sometimes I wonder if it's worth it, too.

However, I am a greeting cardaholic and I just can't stop!!!
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Old 02-19-2012, 06:12 AM   #7
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Susie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate compliments
Yeah, everyone here knows how many times I said I would stop, but can't, because that one acceptance is so worth the excitement and the joy of getting paid. It gets in our blood and like Kathy said, we're all cardaholics.
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Old 02-19-2012, 10:20 AM   #8
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The world just wouldn't be the same without greeting cards.
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Old 02-19-2012, 09:15 PM   #9
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Susie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsSusie is so great that we've run out of appropriate compliments
brad, so nice to 'c' yah here. It's true what you said!
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Old 02-29-2012, 04:26 AM   #10
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Hey, boganmobile! to the cooler 'n gc forum. Well, it's not always $50 a pop for a sale to a gc company. Sometimes as in Blue Mtn Arts it's $300 and up if you have more than one acceptance with them. Andrew McMeal pays $200. It's not really done on an hourly rate, unless maybe if you have a job with them. I bet everyone here in the forum feels it's worth it and when we sell a card and share it here, it's the best feeling in the world. Good luck!
I've heard of Blue Mountain Arts and recently submitted to them, but I am curious about "Andrew McMeal." I googled it and I think I found the right place, but maybe not. I could not find any submit or query request info... can you point me in the correct link area?
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Old 03-09-2012, 06:02 PM   #12
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The world just wouldn't be the same without greeting cards.
I agree...

...I still send them to family and friends, and they look forward to chuckling at my great finds.
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Old 03-10-2012, 05:44 PM   #13
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AK, here's the link: http://www.andrewsmcmeel.com/cards/index.html

You need to email and request their greeting card verse guidelines. The editor's name is Charlie Colborne, and he is an editor in a million. Everyone here loves him! Here's the address: CColborne@amuniversal.com

You don't have to provide a lot of details; just that you'd like to submit humor and request the guidelines.
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