Great Gap Beginnings


March 1, 2011 | 0 Comment

Great Gap Beginnings

Today's the day! Gift cards we're totally snug as bugs in rugs yesterday in my wallet. Not so this morning! My expanding midsection is in desperate need of non-holey clothing. Seriously, the armpits in every maternity top I own iare gaping open and I'm pretty sure it's because the gift cards have burned holes through them. We need sewn garments stat! I've been trying …

Gift Card Granny Challenges Ashley Grimaldo to Live Off Discount Gift Cards


February 25, 2011 | 2 Comments

Gift Card Granny Challenges Ashley Grimaldo to Live Off Discount Gift Cards

  How are you doing with January's well-toasted resolution to tighten your budget? I'd love to scream megaphone-style that my pennies are accounted for and I have no doubt about our bank account numbers, but I'd be an even bigger phony than I already am. My get-back-on-financial-track resolution completely tanked …

Gift Card Giveaway Winner Announced


February 1, 2011 | 0 Comment

Gift Card Giveaway Winner Announced

Thanks to the over 400 people that created gift card alerts over the past 8 days. We're happy to announce that Marcia C. has won the $250 gift card to the retailer of her choice. Marcia choose to receive a Kohl's gift card. We purchased a $258 gift card for Kohl's from Gift Card Rescue for $219. Look for new promotions from Gift Card Granny …

$250 Gift Card Giveaway


January 24, 2011 | 26 Comments

$250 Gift Card Giveaway

At Gift Card Granny we're so excited to announce our brand new Gift Card Alerts feature, that we're giving one of our users a $250 gift card just for creating an alert! Read on for more info about this special promo as well as our new Alerts feature.   What is Gift Card Alerts? Gift Card Alerts ensures that you'll never again miss out on great gift …

The 4 Wisest Tips About Using Your Gift Cards


January 3, 2011 | 0 Comment

The 4 Wisest Tips About Using Your Gift Cards

  Photo by WhiteHaus Marketing Just about everyone in America age 10 and up received a gift card for Christmas this year. While most consumers listed cards as their number-one gift, it's sometimes easier to give than receive. There are tricks to getting the most out of those handy pieces of plastic. Merchants consider gift cards the …

The Gift Card Year In Review


December 29, 2010 | 0 Comment

The Gift Card Year In Review

Photo by Surat Lozowick Dear Gift cards: How we adored thee in 2010. Whether you came to us in the ol' plastic covering we know and love or the sexy new digitized form we always dreamed of, we couldn't keep our hands off you. Seriously, we couldn't, and there are numbers to prove it: As of early September, demand …

Philanthropic Gift Cards Perfect for Procrastinators


December 23, 2010 | 0 Comment

Philanthropic Gift Cards Perfect for Procrastinators

Photo by HowardLake Still working on that Christmas gift list? You could brave last-minute lines at the mall, hit the 7/Eleven or consider giving to charities via gift cards. Gift cards are the latest innovation in philanthropic giving and a perfect stocking stuffer for charity-minded friends. First of all, you won't stick loved ones with more stuff they …

The Argument for Giving Gift Cards


December 10, 2010 | 0 Comment

The Argument for Giving Gift Cards

Photo by mitopencourseware Very few people would argue against giving gift cards. Whether plastic, virtual or mobile, gift cards have been the number one item on Americans' holiday wish lists since 2007, and 2010 is shaping up better than ever. With more than two-thirds of merchants now offering gift cards, there's very little they can't buy. Technology has caught up …

Gift Card Statistics Are the Proof In the Pudding


December 1, 2010 | 0 Comment

Gift Card Statistics Are the Proof In the Pudding

Photo by Zen Imagery What began as a gleam in the eye of Mobile Oil Company -- the founding father of the modern gift card -- has grown into a $100 billion annual industry. Gift cards -- whether plastic, virtual or mobile -- have been the number one item on Americans' holiday wish lists since 2007, and 2010 is expected to …

10 Manly Gift Card Holders for Men


November 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

10 Manly Gift Card Holders for Men

Photo by WoofBC Gift cards are predicted to be a hot commodity this holiday season, but one question lingers: How do you give someone a gift card without coming across as insincere? Gift card holders are the solution to this common conundrum. A creative holder can turn cold plastic into something personal, intimate and clever; especially when you develop a theme around the …