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Any Facebook groups or other networks for distro owners?

Hi all, I'm Tali and recently moved back from London to my hometown of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In London I got to experience an exciting lo…

Started by Talita Valle

0 May 2

Comprehensive list of currently active distros:

with the number of distros currently in hiatus and temporarily or permanently closed, it's been difficult to stay current on the list of ac…

Started by Saling Pusa Distro/closed

33 Mar 28, 2016
Reply by Zine-o-Matic

Thinking of starting a distro... is it worth it?

Basically I just want an excuse to buy my favorite journals (like Black Seed and Rolling Thunder) in bulk and spread the love of zines at t…

Started by Axe and Hammer

0 Dec 11, 2015

Should my retail shop have a separate distro?

I'm opening a brick and mortar craft supply/retail store (hopefully) Aug 1st. My question is, should I have a separate online shop/etsy/wha…

Started by Crysta

2 Jun 22, 2012
Reply by Crysta

Advice on building up distro stock?

So, a few months ago I started Punk Tree Distro (facebook.com/punktreedistro, working on a real website as we speak). I know part of the po…

Started by Arsenic Alyss

9 Jun 22, 2012
Reply by Arsenic Alyss


Where are you hosted? How much do you pay? Do you have paypal carts integrated? Simple html or more fancy?   I've been on Mr Site since I o…

Started by lizzy / marching stars distro

6 Aug 16, 2011
Reply by Colin Tedford

How do you charge postage?

Flat shipping fees or actual postage cost? How do you figure flat shipping fees... by number of zine ordered? by cost? What do you to do…

Started by NicoleIntrovert

5 May 9, 2011
Reply by River Body

Do distro owners do more?

i'm just curious.... do distro owners do more than just sell at their distros and zine fairs? for example, if you're a lgbt distro, do you…

Started by Anastasia Weedsmith

2 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by NicoleIntrovert

How often do you get new zines?

I'm turning my online store into a pure distro (okay, maybe mostly distro - I still have to work that out) and I'm wondering how often you…

Started by Fluxxii

1 Nov 16, 2010
Reply by ElfBoy

is business slow for you too?

I used to run a distro in high school, and I barely remember how many orders I used to get, but I feel like it was more than I am getting n…

Started by False Start Distro

13 May 19, 2010
Reply by False Start Distro



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