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FedEx gives away 30,000 free $25 AMEX gift cards starting at 1 p.m. on Facebook


FedEx is giving away $25 Shop Small American Express gift cards to 30,000 fans on beginning at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.1. The shipping company also is giving away 10,000 additional cards to existing customers.

The promotion leads up to the second-annual American Express Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26 in which Amercan Express cardholders get special offers and a $25 statement credit when they register (starting Tuesday) for the promotion and make purchases from a participating small business on that date.

The Nov. 26 date is no accident. Smack in between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it aims to take advantage of the heaviest shopping weekend of the year. Besides FedEX, other heavy-hitting sponsors include Facebook, Google and Twitter.

Small business owners who wish (or are) participating in the Nov. 26 promotion can get free signs, e-marketing and $100 in Facebook ads from American Express.

Click here for the Fed-Ex deal. Register beginning at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Click here to register your American Express card to get your $25 statement credit on Nov. 26.

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About the authors
Doreen Christensen has never paid full price for anything. If there is a way to save on something, she will find it and share how you can save, too. Doreen is a senior reporter covering consumer news, health, beauty and features for the online and print editions of the Sun Sentinel. A 32-year veteran of the newspaper, she previously was a senior copy editor on the universal copy desk. Doreen spends her time off hunting bargains, clipping coupons, gardening and traveling.

Justine Griffin covers retail and marine business for the Sun Sentinel. She is a Tampa Bay native who graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2010. After spending a year covering crime in St. Augustine, Fla., she moved to Fort Lauderdale and made the switch to business journalism. When she’s not writing, she’s riding horses and spending time with her whippet puppy, Josie.

Marcia Heroux Pounds is the Sun Sentinel's workplace columnist when she's not shopping for shoes. She also writes about small business, which allows her to visit many of South Florida's unique shops and boutiques.

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