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They May Come But Will They Come Back?

Last year you sold 200 calendars and 100 guides for Christian Prayer. Congratulations! Are those people going to come back this year? Are you doing anything to get people to come back this year? One of the most important laws in retail is that it is far easier to sell to a returning customer and your sales are likely to ...

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Why is Baptism necessary? Learn more with Aquinas and More Catholic Goods

Weekly Newsletter Why is Baptism necessary? September 25, 2006   We have a great selection of Baptism greeting cards! Have you seen these beautiful crib ornaments? The perfect Baptism gift! We can also create customized Baptismal Holy Cards. Help your friends and family commemorate this special day! Today I Was Baptized tells a heartwarming story of an infant baptism that ...

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Homeschooling Bleg

One of the things that we have tried to do as a Catholic store is cater to the needs of homeschoolers. Apart from the Catholic on-line stores that focus almost exclusively on homeschooling material, we appear to be the only Catholic on-line store that puts a large amount of resources into finding and carrying Catholic homeschooling material. I am interested ...

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You CAN Teach your kids Latin

This post was eaten by WordPress a couple of weeks ago so I am finally getting around to rewriting it. As I have gotten older, one of my biggest regrets about my education (both school and self taught) is a failure to learn some Latin. I have been in a polyphonic choir and attended Latin Masses for years but have ...

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Support a Very Worthwhile Cause…

Augustine Xavier Urban was born this week! His parents are importers of Catholic products from Central and South America. They import hand-painted oil paintings, hand-carved statues, bracelets, scapulars and other items proving that quality products can be found at reasonable prices without having to resort to China. So help support a growing (three young boys so far!) Catholic family and ...

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Is Church History Bound to Repeat Itself?

Weekly Newsletter Is Church History bound to repeat itself? September 11, 2006   A Knights of Columbus Council is selling car magnets that say “Keep Christ in Christmas”. These are available here on Ebay. If you are a member of the Knights and would like to use these as a fundraiser, please contact the seller. The anniversary of the Vatican ...

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Another Marketing Tip

There are three main venues to promote your site that use pay-per-click (ppc) marketing: Google, MSN, and Yahoo Marketing, which used to be called Overture. We have by far had the best success with Google but I strongly recommend getting a Yahoo account simply for their marketing manual. It’s over 100 pages of great tips on how to market with ...

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Google Advertising – Sometimes Good, Sometimes Not

Google keyword advertising can be a very cost-effective way to promote your business. I think that in the last year we have only had one week where we lost money ($15). However, Google has two different types of advertising. First is the keyword advertising that everyone is familiar with – type in a keyword on Google and you get search ...

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