Top Drawer London – 12th to 16th January 2018

By | 2018-01-04T18:06:50+00:00 January 4th, 2018|News, Trade Fairs|

We love exhibiting at Trade Shows, and next week will see us travelling to London for Top Drawer, which takes place between 14th and 16th January at Olympia. We (especially Laura) would do a trade show every month if we could, but for newish publishers they are very expensive, with the cost of travel and [...]

Seasonal Veggies – Vegan Friendly Christmas Cards

By | 2017-10-03T13:32:19+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|General, News, Products|

  Revitalised and relaunched for Christmas 2017 is the Go La La range of Vegan Christmas cards – Seasonal Veggies – Eight cute but not sickly designs.  We launched and sold 4 of these from our website and eBay last year and they sold like (dairy free) hot cakes, and the customers were very pleased [...]

Tips for exhibiting at a Card Show and other thoughts

By | 2017-06-12T13:21:35+00:00 June 12th, 2017|General|

First of all a disclaimer.  I am fairly new to the Greetings Card industry, and the following information is purely my thoughts and observations gleaned over the past year.  I may be incorrect in some of my assertions, but it is how my experience over the year relates to my own business. Talking to [...]

Go La La – Our first year and preparing for PG Live 2017

By | 2017-05-18T11:35:11+00:00 May 18th, 2017|General|

A year ago we debuted at PG Live 2016 at the Business Design Centre in Islington with our newly formed Greetings Card Company Go La La.  It was a whole new industry to us, and we didn't really know what to expect; our stand felt a little bit home made and we only had around [...]

It’s All About You (Smiling)

By | 2017-03-24T12:21:41+00:00 March 24th, 2017|General|

We laugh on average 17 times a day. Today, being Comic Relief Red Nose Day, there's a good chance you might push the average a bit and find yourself giggling a whole lot more. Maybe you're planning to settle down with a pizza for a night of CR night on the telly? Watching some [...]

International (ahem) man of mystery

By | 2017-03-11T17:06:20+00:00 March 11th, 2017|General|

Since starting Go La La! we have found ourselves getting out and about a fair bit from our base in Somerset, and during the past year we have visited London several times; as well as taken short trips to Brighton and Canterbury; spent a week in Birmingham and also a night in Southend-on Sea. This [...]

What’s in a card?

By | 2017-03-03T17:29:22+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|General, News|

Greetings Cards are funny things aren't they.  Folded sheets of card with pictures, words or both on them.  Sometimes foiled, or flittered or otherwise embellished they are given for all manner of reasons. Cards are given to celebrate a special occasion: a birthday, a new baby, passing a driving test or moving home; to express [...]

It’s a Period Drama

By | 2017-03-02T00:59:34+00:00 February 24th, 2017|General|

I watched the recent episode of Dragons Den which featured a pitch from two young entrepreneurs promoting their product from company DAME. They supply a subscription service of boxed sanitary products which can be delivered to the home. The proposal for investment was unanimously rejected by the Dragons. Deborah Meaden's 'I'm Out' reason was [...]

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