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Submit an Entry for the Indie Merchant Gift Guide

Are you a merchant that makes one-of-a-kind gifts? If so, you may be interested in submitting an entry for the Indie Merchant Gift Guide. invites all eligible merchants to tell them about one item you sell, priced at $50 or less, which may be the perfect gift for someone special this holiday season. Entries are due by November 1, 2012, at 6 p.m. ET.

Entries must be 250 words or less, and should include information about []

Top Holiday Tips from Profit Minded

Can you believe it’s already nearing the end of September? While it’s technically still summer for a couple more days, we at Yahoo Small Business have the same thing on our minds that you do: the holiday shopping season. It’s just around the corner, and that’s why Owen Linderholm has written a special top holiday tips blog post for Profit Minded, the Yahoo Small Business Advisor blog.

Check out “Top Tips for Small Business Ecommerce Sales This Holiday” for a great checklist of important holiday dates, and top preparation and execution tips []

Getting Featured in Holiday Gift Guides

The holiday shopping season may be months away, but it’s always top of mind. This week, Profit Minded — the Yahoo Small Business Advisor Blog — shares an article with three tips for getting your products included in holiday gift guides.

The article, originally published on Meylah, provides advice on:

  • Identifying holiday gift guide opportunities
  • How to approach journalists and editors to get your products featured, and following up with them
  • How to make your products stand out from those sold by other retailers, and more []

Free Holiday Email Marketing Webinar from Exclusive Concepts

On Wednesday, November 2 at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT, join Yahoo Merchant Solutions developer partner Exclusive Concepts for their free webinar, “Email Marketing: How You Can Increase Revenue this Holiday Season and Beyond.”

Holiday ecommerce spending is expected to increase, yet many retailers won’t capitalize on the increase of organic additions to their database. Get tips from Exclusive Concepts about how to utilize email marketing more effectively, to help you increase profitability this holiday season and []

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