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Cardsmart is America's first national discount card and gift store franchise.

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Origami Card Craft: 30 Clever Cards and Envelopes to Fold
Karen Elaine ThomasIn the time it takes to pick out a card at the store, you can fold a beautiful, handmade card specifically designed for your special someone. With Origami Card Craft, you can impress your friends with origami-inspired cards, boxes, and envelopes that pop up, fan out, and even hold hidden messages. Wow your sweetie with the Fold-Out Heart card or give a thank you to be remembered with the Pinwheel card. Here you’ll also learn to make five different envelopes to store and protect your creations. With over 25 years of experience in origami and paper crafting, author Karen Elaine Thomas shows you how easy it is to create unique cards out of folded paper, and gives you the skills necessary to read any origami pattern, in any language. With a few basic techniques under your belt and the endless opportunities that paper offers, there’s no limit to the dazzling cards you can create simply and quickly.
The Gift Basket Design Book, 2nd: Everything You Need to Know to Create Beautiful, Professional-Looking Gift Baskets for All Occasions (Gift Basket Design Book: Everything You Need to Know to Create)
Shirley George FrazierShirley George Frazier, an internationally recognized expert on gift baskets, dispenses advice on how to design professional-looking gift baskets with this step-by-step guide.
The Gift Basket Design Book, 2nd: Everything You Need to Know to Create Beautiful, Professional-Looking Gift Baskets for All Occasions (Gift Basket Design Book: Everything You Need to Know to Create)
Shirley George FrazierShirley George Frazier, an internationally recognized expert on gift baskets, dispenses advice on how to design professional-looking gift baskets with this step-by-step guide.
Make Gift Baskets for Profit: How to Build a Profitable Business from Home
Karen J CornwellA 'How To' book to guide you towards making an income from the comfort of your home by creating and selling Gift Baskets. This book will tell you how to get started, how to choose a theme for the Gift Basket, what to put in the Gift Basket and how to market your business and much more. Also included is a list of suppliers.
Start Your Own Successful Retail Business (Start Your Own Retail Business)
Jan Kingaard and Entrepreneur PressOpen the Store of Your Dreams In every community, large or small, you're likely to see a variety of stores: clothing boutiques, gift shops, bookstores, specialty food shops, hardware stores... Their inventory may be totally different, but the steps involved in running them are much the same.Experts take the mystery out of success and show you how to: Select merchandise that will fly off shelves Desig your store to welcome customers and encourage purchases Run day-to-day operations, from running the cash register to computing daily profits Track inventory and prevent theft Hire great employees and train them to provide stellar customer service Set prices to maximize profits And more!
How to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business, Third Edition (Home-Based Business Series)
Shirley George FrazierShirley George Frazier, a successful home-based gift basket entrepreneur, shows readers how to cultivate their creativity and employ savvy marketing techniques to run a thriving gift basket business.
Landing Page Optimization: The Definitive Guide to Testing and Tuning for Conversions
Tim Ash, Maura Ginty and Rich PageA fully updated guide to making your landing pages profitableEffective Internet marketing requires that you test and optimize your landing pages to maximize exposure and conversion rate. This second edition of a bestselling guide to landing page optimization includes case studies with before-and-after results as well as new information on web site usability. It covers how to prepare all types of content for testing, how to interpret results, recognize the seven common design mistakes, and much more. Included is a gift card for Google AdWords.Features fully updated information and case studies on landing page optimization Shows how to use Google's Website Optimizer tool, what to test and how to prepare your site for testing, the pros and cons of different test strategies, how to interpret results, and common site design mistakesProvides a step-by-step implementation plan and advice on getting support and resourcesIncludes a Google AdWords gift cardLanding Page Optimization, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide to increasing conversions and improving profits.
Fabulous Folds for Card Making
Adding dimension and movement in your card designs is a great way to improve the overall look of your handmade cards. The more than 140 inspiring projects in this book from House of White Birches show a wide variety of popular paper folding techniques used by some of today's best card designers. 176 pages, softcover.
The Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies
Marcel MaussSince its first publication in English in 1954, The Gift, Marcel Mauss's groundbreaking study of the relation between forms of exchange and social structure, has been acclaimed as a classic among anthropology texts.A brilliant French sociologist and anthropologist, Marcel Mauss (1872?) used case studies of Melanesia, Polynesia, and northwestern North America to demonstrate that gift exchange is a total system at the center of society.
The Business of Gift Baskets : A Guide for Survival
Cynthia McKayA no nonsense approach to running a storefront or home-based gift basket company. Its advice covers anything from the concerns of legal issues, to customer service and creative concepts.