The Discount Gift Card Way to Save on Groceries


March 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Discount Gift Card Way to Save on Groceries

Couponing for food stinks. No, I haven't taken a class on it from the latest Coupon Diva and I don't intend to. I'm sure she truly does help folks save 50% off the food they typically buy. And while the Grocery Game totally rocks, I don't do that either. I may be in the frugal living minority here, but I have totally sworn off clipping …

How to Stock Up on the Discount Gift Cards You Need


March 3, 2011 | 1 Comment

How to Stock Up on the Discount Gift Cards You Need

I need to hit the stop button and fill you in on the important stuff; How to actually score discounted cards. The nuts and bolts are simple, but the process seems daunting at first. I feel an outline coming on! 1. Determine your needs. We are adding some landscaping to our front yard and budgeted for $250. The lawn is absolutely revolting, complete with …

Barnes & Noble and Gift Card Conspiracies


March 2, 2011 | 1 Comment

Barnes & Noble and Gift Card Conspiracies

We live in a semi-podunk town--not quite backwoods, but definitely not urban. It's a smallish college community. How small? Let's put it this way: One of the hot spots to take my two- and one-year-old is to play with a Thomas the Train setup at a bookstore. And they look forward to it. It doesn't hurt that I sniff books as a habit, so …

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 …

Sell Gift Cards Via Plastic Jungle, According to SmartMoney Study


January 7, 2011 | 0 Comment

Sell Gift Cards Via Plastic Jungle, According to SmartMoney Study

  Round and round and round she goes and where she stops...only CardWoo.com knows. At least that's the way this newish gift card buy-back company would like to have it. In today's Deal of the Day column, SmartMoney.com explained why consumers who want to sell gift cards for cash will receive a far bigger bang for their buck with the reputable Plastic Jungle than …

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 …

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 …