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In This Month's GIFTBEATMay 2013
Find Profits In Local Online Marketing
Want to reach new customers and find cost-effective ways to increase business? Local online marketing is the answer!
Why Online Ordering Has Retailers' Attention
Quick. Convenient. Less Pressure. Those are some of the words retailers use to describe the benefits of online ordering.
A Florida retailer has resurrected a motivational game for her employees: Bingo! She shares how she makes it work.
Put Videos On Your To-Do List
Online marketing specialist Claude Whitacre shares his reasons to love video, along with tips to create ones that garner sales.
It looks like Woodstock Chimes has another winner with its new Fantasy Glass series, part of its top-selling Rainbow Makers™ collection. Dragonflies and butterflies are offered in four colorways. Each jewel-toned piece boasts bright colors, gold-accented bodies and the line's signature crystal drop, which acts as a prism. Woodstock places #6 in Giftbeat's Outdoor/Garden chart. Find out who else rates highest among retailers in this month's issue, which also features Baby Gifts, Mugs and Jewelry $10 & Under.
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