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Is Your Business Still Running Daily Deals?

Is Your Business Still Running Daily Deals?

Matthew T. December 5, 2012 0

It seems that 2012 has been an absolute roller-coaster for daily deal operators, such as Groupon and Living Social. After much hype surrounding the Groupon IPO back in November 2011 at $20 per share, Groupon

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UPDATE: Mobile internet continues to expand!

UPDATE: Mobile internet continues to expand!

Matthew T. December 5, 2012 0

Mary Meeker, partner of VC firm Kleiner Perkins, has once again updated her Internet Trends presentation, to reflect the current state of the Internet as of the end of 2012. We had talked about

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Remember the Day You Started Your Own Business? Part 3

Remember the Day You Started Your Own Business? Part 3

Matthew T. August 28, 2012 0

Ever heard of terms such as “data mining”, “big data” or Customer Relationship Management Software, and thought these are just more tools for the big boys? It might be time to think again! What

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Stamp Exchange: A Great Tool for Merchants

Stamp Exchange: A Great Tool for Merchants

Matthew T. July 13, 2012 0

  Out of all the elements of Ferret Card’s platform, the one feature we get the most questions about is the Stamp Exchange. Some merchants worry that it can be abused by customers, and

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Why We Do What We Do

Why We Do What We Do

Matthew T. July 13, 2012 1

We want Ferret Card to be the world’s biggest rewards program. We want a Ferret in every store on Earth. And as part of that goal, we want you to understand our strategies, our

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Using Social Media

Using Social Media

Matthew T. July 12, 2012 0

Most small businesses would have heard countless times that they need to be involved in social media these days to stay competitive. This means keeping in touch with customers via Facebook, letting your customers know what

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Mobile Advertising is the FUTURE

Mobile Advertising is the FUTURE

Matthew T. June 6, 2012 0

Once again, thank you Mary Meeker for doing the hard work of compiling the stats, and reaffirming our belief in the future of the mobile internet! Mary Meeker, partner of VC firm Kleiner Perkins,

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The Warm & Fuzzies

The Warm & Fuzzies

Matthew T. May 31, 2012 0

Why would a user want to use Ferret Card? For that matter, why would anyone use Facebook, or Twitter? For Facebook the simple answer is that people want to keep in touch with their

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What It Means To Be The Favourite

What It Means To Be The Favourite

Matthew T. May 26, 2012 0

The Favourite function on Ferret Card is arguably the most powerful tool at your disposal as a merchant. Not only does it help you reward your most loyal customers, but it also helps spread

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Do I Really Need A Loyalty Program?

Do I Really Need A Loyalty Program?

Matthew T. May 25, 2012 0

That’s a fair question. And the truth is the only person who can answer it is you. Different businesses also have different needs and requirements. Whilst a loyalty program can work wonders for a

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Comparing Ferret Card Specials to Advertising on Google or Facebook

Comparing Ferret Card Specials to Advertising on Google or Facebook

Matthew T. May 25, 2012 0

As anyone who has tried an online advertising campaign can tell you, it’s hard work with no guarantee of success. Huge amounts of marketing money can be thrown at the problem in a trial

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Comparing Ferret Card to Daily Deals Websites

Comparing Ferret Card to Daily Deals Websites

Matthew T. May 25, 2012 0

As a small business, it is easy to get lost amongst all the online marketing options available today! In this blog post, we’ll be talking about some of the pros and cons of working

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