10 Holiday Gifts for the Techie-Nerdy-Gadget Fiend in Your Life

Gone are the days when Black Friday kicked off the holiday shopping season—it has already begun.holiday-gifts-for-techies It seems like just about every store, from niche retailers selling locally made, eco-friendly socks to the behemoths, such as Amazon, Walmart and Best Buy, are offering up holiday savings.

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What the Smartest Marketers Are Doing This Black Friday

As a moderate-to-large business competing against major retail giants within the holiday season, you might be tempted to play the “Who’s able to scream louder?” game. Not only is this difficult on many budgets, it also could possibly alienate loyal customers you have worked hard to woo. Therefore, what are you able to do this holiday season in order to market yourself and be heard, despite larger competitors? Try these tips to promote offers in your area during the holiday season.

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The 12 Best Digital Gifts for the Hard-to-Buy-For Tween (and no, iPad is not on the list)

As the gift buying season shifts into high gear, you have endured Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.  But invariably, I have found there is one demographic that is particularly impossible to shop for: the tween set of 9-12 year-olds. While younger kids enjoy toys and other simplistic gifts, teens are happy with money and toddlers want something to bite down on. Tweens, on the other hand, are happy with pretty much…nothing.
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