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Starting a zine distro
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Hi everyone!This is my first post on WMZ so hello! As the title says I'd like some information on starting a zine distro! I know there are a few discussions on here about that but they don't seem to…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kari Tervo Oct 3.

 

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Kari Tervo replied to Samantha Riegl's discussion Starting a zine distro
"You know, I was thinking of bookstores when I said 40/60. The bookstores I consign with are all 40/60. I'm not sure about the going distro rate."
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Samantha Riegl replied to Tricia Callahan's discussion New to Zine Making
"Those programs are a whole other thing! Making and laying out the zine by hand helps me understand where my pages are going! "
Oct 1
The Author replied to Samantha Riegl's discussion Starting a zine distro
"Haha! It is a small zine world. :) Lovely to 'meet' someone who works at Sticky. You all do a great job! A nest egg of investment money is a great idea and would definitely help build up the trust. I haven't come across any distros…"
Oct 1
Samantha Riegl replied to Samantha Riegl's discussion Starting a zine distro
"So to start off I want to say that I've actually bought zines from you on Etsy before! Hehehe, small zine world! I'd really like to stock zines that are personal favourites of my collection. I was going to create a blog that listed all of…"
Oct 1
Samantha Riegl replied to Samantha Riegl's discussion Starting a zine distro
"I actually volunteer at Sticky Institute! I think Sticky has a great system - it's easy to understand for both the zinesters stocking with them and the staff that work there! So far I would say most of my knowledge about how to run a distro is…"
Oct 1
Kari Tervo replied to Samantha Riegl's discussion Starting a zine distro
"I admire you for taking on such a project! What kinds of zines do you plan on stocking?In my opinion, you're underselling yourself and your service if you charge 20% commission and pay up front for zines. From what I understand, plenty of…"
Sep 30
The Author replied to Samantha Riegl's discussion Starting a zine distro
"This is something that I am looking into as well. I'd really like to start a distro at some point. Sticky Institute in Melbourne is a really good model (in my opinion) with how they run things. http://blog.stickyinstitute.com/ They have an…"
Sep 29
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"I'd like to join please!"
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Samantha Riegl replied to Tricia Callahan's discussion New to Zine Making
"Trial and error is a big part of it! I hope you have fun! "
Sep 27
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Starting a zine distro

Hi everyone!This is my first post on WMZ so hello! As the title says I'd like some information on starting a zine distro! I know there are a few discussions on here about that but they don't seem to progress more than a handful of comments.I'm thinking I'd be running distro primarily online out of my spare room and maybe having a stall at a few zine fairs. I'm already planning on approaching zinesters that I love to stock their zines with me so it will be a reflection and collection of my…See More
Sep 27

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Hi, I'm Samantha and I make zines. I'm also currently trying to set up a small online zine distro.

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