IOLA, Wis. (January 24, 2008) – Antique Trader, the weekly publication covering the lifestyle of antique collecting, has launched a new blog at www.antiquetrader.com.
The blog will feature daily postings from editor Noah Fleisher, as well as guest postings from Antique Trader writers and industry professionals. The focus of the blog will be varied to include relevant news, show, shop and auction coverage, as well as links to reference materials to help collectors find what they’re looking for, or find advice that will get them closer to that treasure they seek.
Fully interactive with its readers, each posting will invite commentary, advice and urge readers to provide their thoughts on the latest events affecting the business of antiques.
The blog is easy to find on the Antique Trader Web site, www.antiquetrader.com. Just look for the button on the right hand side of the page, click once and start reading.
About Antique Trader
Antique Trader, a weekly newspaper published in Iola, Wis., has served the antiques and collectibles community since 1957. Founded by Babka Publishing Co., later to become the flagship of Krause Publications’ Antiques division, Antique Trader built its reputation as the premier print vehicle for the buying and selling of antiques nationwide. Its loyal following includes antique dealers, antique show promoters, shop and mall operators, and collectors, some of whom have subscribed to the paper since its inception.
About Krause Publications
Krause Publications, based in Iola, Wis., is the world’s largest publisher of leisure-time periodicals and books on collectibles, sewing and quilting, hunting, and fishing. Chet Krause, a long-time collector of coins, published the first issue of Numismatic News on Oct. 13, 1952, with nearly 1,000 readers. Today, Krause Publications, owned by F+W Publications, offers over 40 periodicals, 10 hobby shows, 750 reference and how-to books, and web properties. F+W Publications, an ABRY Partners, LLC company, also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, interactive media and education programs.