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Launch your gift card program for the holidays

From Dave Carlton at Cynergy Data Systems
We are pleased to announce our new Gift Card Program! Our new program offers Merchants an array of generic cards to choose from. Merchants can alternatively choose to create a custom card with their own artwork and the orders are ready within 2 weeks after the Merchant approves their design. Continue reading

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Build your customer base with testimonials

When the economy feels uncertain, people still look for entertainment of all kinds. Traditionally, game sales run opposite to the economic cycles, making games an easier sale when the economy goes down.

But how do you reach new customers and tell them about your store? Leverage the power and reach of your current customers through testimonials! When one person recommends your store to a friend or co-worker, you get value that goes far beyond what any advertising could deliver.

Try some of these ideas to spur customer testimonials: Continue reading

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Keep those GTS 2008 seminar track ideas coming

KEEP THOSE GTS 2009 SEMINAR TRACK IDEAS COMING
Thanks to everybody who submitted GTS seminar suggestions and who volunteered to speak! We received plenty of great ideas and interesting speakers.

The retail seminar schedule is now set, but we’re still looking for topics and speakers in these areas:

  • general industry seminars
  • publisher seminars
  • freelancer seminars
  • We’ll keep accepting suggestions through December 1, so send yours today.

    For more information about the GTS seminar track, to submit your ideas, or to suggest (or volunteer as) a speaker, contact Trey Reilly (programs@gama.org).

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    Retail members: Join the Retail Division Forum

    If you’re a Retail Member of GAMA, don’t forget about the GAMA Retail Division Forum! GAMA has set up this forum as a way for retailers to talk to retailers, without any of the other tiers in the industry “listening” in. This forum is not open to members outside of the GRD Membership, GRD Board, and GAMA staff.

    Invitations and reminders were sent out to all current GAMA Retail members this week. If you didn’t get one, please contact Trey Reilly (programs@gama.org). If you’re unsure about your membership status, please contact Jodie Ramsey (ops@gama.org).

    To access the forums, visit http://forums.delphiforums.com/GAMARetailers/start.

    Come join the discussions, and chat with your Retail peers!

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    Hear the best of GTS 2007 at Pulp Gamer

    Relive the best of both the retailer and publisher seminar track from GTS 2007 thanks to the folks at the Pulp Gamer podcast. To hear the seminars, point your web browser to www.pulpgamer.com/category/gama-trade-show-seminars/.

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