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3 Reasons Card & Gift Network’s Blog Has To Change

3 Reasons Card & Gift Network’s Blog Has To Change

3 Reasons Why Card & Gift Network's Blog has to Change.By Charlotte Biggs This is tough, but the blog has to change. Here's why...When I first started Card & Gift Network (or Card & Gift Blog as it was at the start) way back in 2009 I had a mission. To...

How to Get Featured on Blogs

How to Get Featured on Blogs

How to Get Featured on Blogs (& Spread the Word About Your Business)By Charlotte Biggs 4 Tips for Getting Your Business on a Blog's RadarGetting featured on blogs is a great way to promote your products and business. While it's usually free, it does take time and...

Simple Copywriting Tips to Help You Sell More

Simple Copywriting Tips to Help You Sell More

Copywriting Tips to Help Promote & Sell Your BusinessBy Charlotte Biggs You Want the Perfect Words Every Time? Copy That!'Copy' is the written text you use in your brochures, press releases and on your website. Whether you're writing about your company or your...

How to Create Brand Images That Sell More

How to Create Brand Images That Sell More

Brand Images that Make Customers Fall in Love with Your Business.By Charlotte Biggs How to create brand images that stand out from the crowdWith an increasing focus on good photography across marketing and social media channels getting the right brand images for your...

How to Choose the Right Growth Strategy for Your Business

How to Choose the Right Growth Strategy for Your Business

How to Choose the Right Growth Strategies for Your BusinessBy Charlotte Biggs If You're Keen to Grow Your Business But Don't Know Where to Start, This is for You.Sometimes getting started on something new can be the hardest step. It feels like that when you’re looking...

Introducing the Fabulous 12 Step Sales Letter

Introducing the Fabulous 12 Step Sales Letter

Introducing the Fabulous 12 Step Sales LetterBy Charlotte Biggs The Amazing Resource that Will Help Make Writing EasierSeveral years ago I used to write about Formula 1... and for me, it was a really tough job. Not because of the subject matter. I’m perfectly fine...

35 business improvements you can make during lockdown

35 business improvements you can make during lockdown

35 Business Improvements You Can Make During the Lockdown By Charlotte Biggs The lockdown may seem daunting but there are still ways you can build your business.It's official. The UK is in lockdown and more businesses must close their doors. It's a bizarre time. I...

How to Boost Your Success on Black Friday

How to Boost Your Success on Black Friday

Making the Most of Black Friday (Even if Your Soul is Bursting With Colour)By Charlotte Biggs See How Black Friday Promotions Can Help Your Business. Many of the card & gift folk I know HATE Black Friday. Loathe it with a passion. And I get why. It oozes a level...

Why Keywords Are Important (Even in 2020!)

Why Keywords Are Important (Even in 2020!)

Why Keywords are Essential for Your Business (Even in 2020)By Charlotte Biggs Looking to Get Your Keywords in Line? Nice!If you have ever wondered "what are keywords?" or want to know why keywords are especially important to anyone in the card and gift industries then...

How Understanding Mental Triggers Can Boost Your Marketing

How Understanding Mental Triggers Can Boost Your Marketing

How Mental Triggers Equals More SalesBy Charlotte Biggs A Little Knowledge of How People Think Can Improve Your Online Sales  The difficulty with online sales can often be dealing with the unknown. With no face-to-face chats it can be tricky to understand how a...

How to Write Product Descriptions that Boost Sales

How to Write Product Descriptions that Boost Sales

How to Write Product Descriptions Customers Will Love By Charlotte Biggs Product Descriptions. Done Right. Every Time.Do you struggle to write descriptions for your products? Perhaps you find yourself staring endlessly at a blank piece of paper? Or are you worried...

7 Ways to Promote Your Business Online

7 Ways to Promote Your Business Online

7 Simple Ways to Promote Your Card & Gift Business OnlineBy Charlotte Biggs Are You Using All These Methods to Promote Your Business Online?  If you're looking for new ways to promote your business online then today's post is for you. It can also be a great...

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76% of card and gift companies have at least one social media account; making it the most popular form of online marketing for the industry.

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Online Marketing Report

This report looks at how 500 card and gift businesses market themselves online. View Report.

Retailers Marketing Report

Discover how card and gift retailers are using online marketing to promote their shops. View Report.

Facebook Marketing

71% of greeting card and gift companies have a Facebook page. In this research, we look at how they use the platform to market their products. View Report

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