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Gift Card Zodiac: What You’ll Get is Written in the Stars

Disclaimer: Neither nor Gift Card Girlfriend endorse astrology or the views expressed by the organizations referenced in this post. Despite the holiday hoopla that takes place in the gift card industry every year, birthdays are one of the most popular occasions to buy gift cards. Depending on the source, anywhere from 61 to 81 percent of consumers purchase gift cards for birthday presents. At, we can attest to the statistics. Although there is certainly a bump in sales during the Yuletide season, we sell a steady stream of customized gift cards throughout the year that contain birthday designs, embossing and greetings. In honor of the birthday of Alan Leo, the father of modern astrology, on August 7, explored the Zodiac calendar to find out which of the Sun Signs is the most fortunate. In looking at the number of gift cards received as well as the dollar amount put on each card, we discovered that people born under the sign of Pisces haul in   Read More »

How to Activate Prepaid Visa, MasterCard or Discover Gift Cards

What is gift card activation? Bank-issued gift cards are associated with bank accounts. Gift card activation is the process of making the account number associated with the gift card ready to receive withdrawal and, in some cases, deposit transaction commands. An inactive gift card will be  Read More »

Free Printable Holder for Thank You Gift Card

"Gifting Made Easy" by Gift Card Girlfriend I'm excited to announce our new line of free, printable gift card holders designed to perfectly match our pre-designed gift cards. (Remember Garanimals?) Now you have the option to buy a matching greeting card or print a matching holder at home that can  Read More »
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