TDmonthly Magazine Awards
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How can I submit my product?
There is no fee to submit a product for TDmonthly Magazine’s awards program. Award winners will be permanently added to the Award-Winners section of TDmonthly Magazine (seen here: http://www.toydirectory.com/monthly/Industry_awards.asp). Winners will also have the option of licensing our awards seal for a small fee.
To submit your product, simply send a (non-returnable) product sample to:
ATTN: TDmonthly Top Toy Awards
12340 Santa Monica Blvd. #237
Los Angeles, CA 90025
If your product is not already on our site (search for it here), please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We ask that you send us a product description, MSRP, age range and an image of the product via email. Images must be 300 dpi JPEG; at least 500 x 500 pixels in size and JPEG ONLY. Images MUST be received for all submitted products in order to be considered.
Why submit your product for a TDmonthly Top Toy award?TDmonthly Magazine and ToyDirectory.com are...
Since 1996, we have been connecting thousands of retailers with specialty toys that are not only fun, but that also help to nurture children's musical, kinesthetic, logical, linguistic, spatial, and inter/intrapersonal sensibilities. This makes us one of the longest-running retailer-facing specialty toy industry publications on the web that is focused on consistently sharing the latest, high-quality, high-play value toys with retailers.
We have more than 14,600 retailer subscribers who value the variety of helpful services we provide, including consistent updates on the latest toy industry news, a product database featuring more than 30,000 toys, monthly Top-10 articles that chart the success of specialty toys across the country, articles from guest experts like retailing expert Bob Phibbs and industry analyst Lutz Muller, and live reports and videos from the specialty toy industry's biggest US trade shows.
Retailers have been relying on ToyDirectory for insight into the specialty market and for researching new toys since 1996. They know that ToyDirectory is committed to "Improving the World Through Positive Play" and focusing on engaging, stimulating toys that help kids grow to have a better understanding of themselves and their peers and encourage creative problem solving, as well as help them nurture, through play, the many skills that will prepare them for success in their education. They trust us to share our findings with them, and to help them provide their customers with the highest-quality specialty toys available.
How do you choose which products will win an award?We have four types of testers that evaluate submitted products.
TDmonthly testers consider the following criteria when evaluating product submissions:
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