Great American Media Services: Publishers of Specialty Agriculture and Specialty Retail Magazines

The industry's only resource dedicated solely to fresh-cut and value-added produce.
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The No. 1 choice among the nation's fruit growers for industry news and information.
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Consistently rated as the go-to resource for potato industry news and information.
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The No. 1 choice among the nation's vegetable growers for industry news and information.
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Presenting fresh ideas for specialty gift shop retailers.
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A design-focused magazine providing retailers with a peek at some of the industry's hottest designers and most sought-after products.
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Delivering product news, retailer profiles, industry trends and trade show coverage and much more to specialty retailers.
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The leading resource for party, Halloween, balloon, bridal and costume retailers.
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Coach and Athletic Director has aided athletic program leaders for more than 80 years in understanding key issues in high school and college sports.
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Providing tips, techniques and strategies for developing a winning program on and off the court.
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Welcome to Great American Media Services

We're more than just a magazine publisher. We're an integrated, multimedia business-to-business publisher, helping connect buyers and manufacturers across platforms.
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Encourage people to see you first on Facebook

Did you see? Facebook, the ever-evolving social media marketing tool, has changed … again. (I know. It’s hard to keep up, but we’re here to help!) Before I explain the change, I want to get you up to speed on what’s happening with Facebook. Marketers are calling it “Facebook Zero,” meaning organic reach for business pages will eventually hit zero. It’s only a matter of time. As of right now, about 2 percent of your Facebook fans see your posts automatically in their News Feed. When “Facebook Zero” hits, that will shrink to 0 percent and your reach will be based on fans that are seeking out your information and coming directly to your page...
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Things to remember when developing a new website

If you haven’t noticed already, the Great American Media Services team has been busy redesigning our various websites. New designs for Coach and Athletic Director, Produce Processing and Stationery Trends have already been released and we are currently working on Fruit Growers News. It hasn’t been any easy process, but we’ve learned valuable lessons along the way. And as we work on website number four, it seems appropriate to share our (much-improved-over-the-last-few-months) process with you. Before we talk technicalities, it’s important to start from ground level. The purpose of a website is to please your audience, right? So let’s start...
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How to multitask at industry trade shows

We hear it time and time again: I only have two hands, how can I possibly gather information, post to Facebook and Twitter, shoot photos and videos and network with others in the industry? It’s easier said than done, but practice will only make...
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Do Facebook videos improve reach and engagement?

Did you hear? Facebook wants its users to stay on Facebook for longer periods of time. You shouldn’t be surprised. That’s what all markets want, right? Audience duration is key, and Facebook is recognizing that. The worst part: Facebook seems...
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