Date: Fri, 30 Apr 1999 17:13:58 +1000 Subject: FW: "Balloons@Work" From: "DONALD DIXON" <email@example.com> To: Balloon Headquarters <firstname.lastname@example.org> G'Day from Downunder, Got a story to tell your peers overseas? Would you like to be the subject of a written interview in a national trade publication? Want to promote your new products to balloon businesses Downunder? News about your QBN Chapter? An announcement of a convention, seminars, publication, balloon competitions? Got a unique website? Want to send in some portfolio pictures? For those of you unaware, I am (among other things) the editor and publisher of Australia's national balloon industry newsletter "Balloons@Work". I've been publishing the news for Aussie balloonies every 3 months for more than 4 years now. Local balloon businesses and florists receive it FREE. It is merely a service to the industry where advertising revenue covers the cost of production and national postage. Email me PRIVATELY about (low) colour or B&W advertising rates, or our new overseas subsubscription rates. I'm looking for interesting copy and/or advertorial for regular departments and new sections within our next issue. Want to see your work in print? Got something to say / sell? Will only cost you a little time and an email to me. Past contributors include; Don Cheeseman, Lindy Bell, Dan Flynn, Mark Zettler, Sean O'Kelly, Rocky Toomey, Margaret Walker and others. Regular advertisers include; Qualatex, Anagram, BSA, Premier balloons, If we print your overseas contribution, I will post you a copy of that issue and the next issue free. Departments include; * "Letters To The Editor" (opinions, praise, criticisms, concerns) * "What's New" (100 words max. on new products, staff appointments, education, trade shows etc) * "QBN Corner" (networking between chapters and planned projects) * "Net Releases" (internet and website trade info) * "Un-inflated" (unplugged internet interviews with interesting balloon personalities or newbies) * "Classifieds". (equipment for sale, position vacant, business for sale etc) * "Contibuting Editor" (your article on marketing, a decor job, themes, new trends, etc) In the intertest of sharing balloon industry information and oportunities internationally, the administrators of the BHQ have given me this once only permit to post this request on the mailing list. Don Dixon CBA Business of Balloons Pty Ltd Sydney - AUSTRALIA Leading Supplier to Australian Balloon Professionals. Publications, Balloon School, Videos, Balloons, Helium, Equipment, Decor Enhancements & Accessories.