2016

New Feature

Now that the BIG gift giving season is finally here we are excited to release, probably, the last new feature of the year! Our system offers many different discount and promotional features but this one is so simple and useful that we almost overlooked it. You can now easily enable a "flash" sale for specific package/service gift certificates with just a few clicks.
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November
2016

New Feature

We have made Special Deals easier for Restaurants, and others, to manage in their own POS. Just like Groupon, you can now easily import a list of your POS certificate numbers to be included with each deal certificate. Like all features in our system, you are full control so you can import and manage your custom deal numbers on the fly with ease giving you freedom to launch new deals when you want...nights, weekend, and holidays.
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October
2016
Discover how easy it is to integrate TheGiftCardCafe.com with your Click4Time Online Appointment Booking Calendar

More LOVE from Click4Time Appointment Booking Software

Click4Time Appointment Booking Software just released another great video showing how easy it is to integrate TheGiftCardCafe.com with your Click4Time Online Appointment Booking Calendar. They also show step by step how to use our Special Deals feature and their integration with Mail Chimp to generate more revenue for your business. Prefect for Mother's Day!
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April
2016
New online payment feature Make a Payment & Payment Requests like a digital invoice

New Feature: Make a Payment & Payment Requests

This add-on feature offers two easy ways to collect and track client payments online:

  1. Add a Make a Payment button to your website so your clients can easily make online payments to pre-pay for services or for whatever reason.
  2. Create custom Payment Requests (like a digital invoice) that you can quickly send via text or email to a client so they can pay online for services or for whatever reason.
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March
2016
2015
Comedy Clubs and instant printable gift certificates works well together

Comedy Clubs & Instant Gift Certificates

Everyone loves to laugh which is why an instant gift certificate to a comedy club makes for a great gift. Checkout how these great comedy clubs are using our system to help increase sales:
The Laughing Derby - Louisville, KY
Wiley's Comedy Joint - Dayton, OH
Morty`s Comedy Joint - Indianapolis, IN

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December
2015
Small Business Marketing Tips for Massage Therapists from Click4Time Software

Small Business Marketing Tips for Massage Therapists

Click4Time Appointment Booking Software put together another great way to help you grow your business and reach new clients, it's marketing 101 for health care industries including massage therapy, massage therapists, physiotherapists, chiropractors, and other healing modalities. This video also shows how TheGiftCardCafe.com and Click4Time.com work perfectly together to help your business increase sales.
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October
2015
Your customers can choose to send gift certificates via SMS Text Message

New Feature: SMS Text Certificates

We just launched the ability for your customers to send instant gift certificates via Text Message in addition to the standard email or print options! This feature gives your business a competitive edge over the competition by allowing your customers to choose the way they want to send & receive gift certificates. Sending a text certificate ensures delivery and is a great alternative or backup to email since most people always have their phone handy.

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June
2015
TheGiftCardCafe.com and Click4Time.com work together to help your business

Appointment Booking, Gift Certificates & Social Media

Click4Time Appointment Booking Software put together a great video showcasing the perfect example of a client who has properly integrated instant gift certificates and online booking into their website. This video also shows how TheGiftCardCafe.com and Click4Time.com work perfectly together to help your business increase sales. View Video Now

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April
2015
Take advantage of Facebook Call-to-Action buttons

New Feature

Facebook's new Call-To-Action feature allows you to post a "Shop Now" button on top of your business profile picture. We created a special dynamic page that helps you take full advantage of the FREE marketing feature. How to Video

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February
2015

2014

New Feature

Flat dollar amount discounts have been added to both the general discount and promo code features. For example, create a Promo Code to give "$15 off when you buy $100 or more". This new addition along with standard percentage discounts, percentage promo codes, BOGO, and Special Deals fully rounds out our suite of promotional discount features allowing you to offer just about any offer you can dream up.

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October
2014

New Feature

We recently launched our newly designed instant certificates! Now, like the rest of our system, our instant gift certificates are fully responsive which allows for an optimal viewing experience across a wide range of devices from mobile phones, to tablets, to desktop computers. This is a critical feature today due to the fast growing percentage of customers that keep the certificates are their phone rather than printing out to be redeemed.

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September
2014

New Feature

We now support Stripe as a payment processor! Stripe offers the same, if not more, professional merchant account features as other leading processors but with NO monthly fees and competitive processing rates.

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April
2014

New Feature

Knowing that 30%, and growing, of online shoppers are using mobile devices we just launched our new Responsive Design shopping cart system. With Responsive Design we provide your customers with an optimal viewing & shopping experience across a wide range of devices. Your customers can now purchase with ease from mobile phones, to tablets, to desktop computers.

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February
2014

Wine, Paint, & Instant Gift Certificates

Drinking wine while painting a masterpiece is a unique business concept that is becoming incredibly popular in cities all over the country. It's a really good time that makes a great gift. Which is why many of these new businesses have found our Instant Gift Certificate platform to be the perfect fit. Checkout how some of these new businesses are using our system to help increase sales:
Wine & Design - 76 locations
Christie's Paint n Shop - Orange Beach, AL
Bottles`n Brushes - Mount Pleasant, SC

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January
2014

Take Your Practice to the Next Level

The January/February issue of Massage & Bodywork magazine just named TheGiftCardCafe.com #5 in their Top Ten Tips to "Take Your Practice to the Next Level". Be sure to checkout the latest issue.

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January
2014

2013

Try Click4Time Online Scheduling Free

New Partner

We now offer multiple options for integrating Online Scheduling with our new partner. We make it easy to add online scheduling to your instant gift certificates via Click4Time. You can also add instant gift certificates to your Click4Time booking pages to help boost your online gift sales.

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January
2013

New Feature

Easy copy & paste code to send multiple Special Deals in a single email. Special Daily Deals have become such an effective promotion and/or marketing tool that many businesses are running multiple deals at a time. We now have an easy way for you to generate HTML email code displaying multiple deals. How to Video

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April
2013
Increase Sales While Going Green With Instant Gift Certificates

Green Gift Certificates

Did you know Instant Gift Certificates are GREEN? They will reduce plastic gift cards in land fills, no shipping required means no emissions, and printed paper gift certificates are recyclable. Learn More...

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January
2013

2012

New Feature

Quick & Easy Mobile Gift Certificate Validation & Redemption! Using any Android phone, iPhone, or tablet with a camera you can scan the QR code on the certificates to quickly validate and redeem. Perfect for fast paced or remote business environments. Even phones without a camera can use the mobile validation site. How to Video

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October
2012

Drive Revenue with our Facebook App

We just launched our NEW and easier to use Official Facebook app that helps you cash in on the power of Facebook. With just a few clicks you can add a Buy Now Gift Certificate page and a Special Deals page to your business's Facebook page. That's FREE advertising. How to Video

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November
2012

New Feature

BOGO is HERE! This is a great way to introduce new customers to your business by offering a free gift certificate to the gift purchaser. You can offer a free gift certificate of any value to the purchaser for any order or only if the order total is over a specified dollar amount. For example offer a BOGO promotion like: Get a Free $25 certificate for yourself when you buy $100 or more. How to Video

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April
2012

New Feature

Daily Deal BOGO is HERE! The Special Deal BOGO feature allows you to be more creative with your deals. Come up with new marketing or discount ideas to help attract new customers. For example, bundle a deal across two separate certificates to encourage a return visit. How to Video

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May
2012

Start the Year Out Right

The Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals include adding the TheGiftCardCafe.com system as one of the tips in their "Start the Year Out Right with a First-rate Website" campaign to ABMP members. We couldn't think of a better way for business owners to start the New Year!

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January
2012

Welcome Australia

Our Instant Gift Certificate & Special Daily Deal platform now supports Australian businesses...another shrimp on the barbie!

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Feburary
2012

2011

New Feature

Today Daily Deals, like Groupon or Living Social, are the hottest way to drive new & existing customers to your business. We have just added a NEW "Deal Widgets" feature to our Special Daily Deals system that allows you to promote your deals deals right on your website with simple copy and paste widget code. How to Video

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May
2011

New Feature

Phone Order Instant Gift Certificates. Collect payment over the phone, or in-person, and then use our system to easily email an Instant Gift Certificate in just a few seconds. All for a fraction of the cost of mailing out physical gift certificates or gift cards. You can easily print out gift certificates for in-store orders as well. How to Video

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January
2011

Welcome Canada

Our Instant Gift Certificate & Special Daily Deal platform now supports Canadian businesses.

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Feburary
2011

2010

New Feature

Our Complimentary Instant Gift Certificate feature allows you to easily & quickly email or print instant gift certificates for any dollar amount or custom offer. It's the perfect solution if you need to make an unsatisfied customer happy, as a marketing tool to get a good customer to come back, or to send a customer or friend a birthday gift certificate without charging your credit card. How to Video

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November
2010

2009

Website Analytics & Why It’s Important

BookFresh guest blog by Gregg Gottschling, co-founder TheGiftCardCafe.com, on Website Analytics and Why It’s Important.
Article no longer available - BookFresh acquired by Square in 2014.

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October
2009

Enough News!