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Target Offers $200 Store Credit for Old, Unscratched iPads

target ipad trade-inIf there’s something at Target that you want more than your old iPad, now is the time to make an exchange. The big box store is offering a $200 store credit for any trade-in of a functioning, un-scratched iPad. It’s the same trade-in values as other Best Buy, but Target is the only store we know of that is accepting first and second generation iPads.

If you want a new iPad, you can put the $200 store credit towards the purchase of the 16GBWi-fi iPad Air for just another $279. Using your Target card will get you an additional 5% off. Read more

Win $75,000 by Creating the Next Mobile Experience for Target

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Fast Co. is teaming up with Target to celebrate its new tech-centric site, Co.Labs – a creative and collaborative playground for the growing community of developers. The site aims to be a technology haven for tech readers wanting a better view of how technology gets created.

To celebrate Co.Labs’ debut, Fast Company has also partnered with Target to launch the Co.Labs +Target Retail Accelerator, where developers will vie to create a new, unique mobile experience forTarget and claim a $75k grand prize. The contest, which spans several months, will be covered extensively by Co.Labs, with great entries being highlighted and discussed…

Entries for the Retail Accelerator challenge will be accepted March 8 to April 30. Seven finalists will be selected in May by a panel of judges including Target and Fast Company executives as well as industry experts to be named at a later date. Each finalist will receive $10,000 to put toward development of their prototypes. The finalists will then build and present refined prototypes, and in July a winner will be announced to receive the $75,000 grand prize. Targetwill then work to bring the winning idea to life.

 

How To Target Your Facebook Posts by Location, Age, Gender & More

Do you wish you could write Facebook updates to reach certain people in your Facebook community?

Using relatively new tools, you can target your Facebook posts by gender, relationship status, educational status, interested in, age, location or language of your Facebook friends. We’ve created a step-by-step tutorial outlining those steps below, complete with images.

You can also use these tools to schedule Facebook posts for the future or add posts into your past timeline. We learned about these new tools at the AllFacebook Marketing Conference in New York City this week.

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