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August 22, 2019 / / Digital Marketing

School is in session (or will be very soon for some!)  August is rushing past and September will be here very, very soon.

It’s time to get started planning your Marketing and Advertising Strategies for the holidays.

The early bird gets the worm!  Here are 5 things you can do right now to make sure your business is ready to heat up those sales this holiday season:

1.    Get Social

Social Media requires consistency to reach an audience.  Now is the time to crank up the activity on the Social sties that best suit your business.  Start growing your followers with targeted advertising, send weekly emails with useful information to your customer database and invite them to watch your Social accounts for sales and promotion updates. read more

October 15, 2018 / / Social Media Marketing

It’s the middle of OCTOBER!  Time is ticking, if you haven’t started planning out your Social Sale Strategies for the holidays yet – now is the time!  Black Friday is just over 1 month away,  which means Christmas is just around the corner.

Here are 6 things you can do right now to make sure your business is ready to heat up those sales this holiday season:

1.    Get Social

The one thing businesses never seem to understand is that for Social Media to work you need a presence and an audience.  Now is the time to crank up the activity on the Social sties that best suit your business.  Start growing your followers with targeted advertising, send weekly emails with useful information to your customer database.  Brick-and-mortar locations can put up a sign inviting customers to follow your business on the social sites. read more

October 11, 2017 / / Holiday Marketing

It’s just about the middle of October, local stores have started to put out their Christmas décor and recipes for pumpkin everything abound on Pinterest.

This means it’s time to map out your holiday Social Media marketing game plan.

Push your products to the top of the list and keep your registers ringing with these 5 tips.

1.    Create a Special Offer on Facebook

94% of holiday consumers’ purchasing decisions are based on discounts and 74% of shoppers make buying decisions based on what they see on Social Media.  Give these consumers what they want, provide information on your products on Facebook and create a special offer for your followers. read more

November 21, 2015 / / Advertising

In 2014 Black Friday set new US online sales records and generated $2.4 billion.  This year it is predicted that online sales will reach $2.7 billion and total sales from all holiday shopping will exceed $885 billion.

If you are a business that sells products or services that would make a great gift you need to take advantage of the holiday season.    You may also want to trade in your print ads for Social Media Advertising.

Ecommerce sites typically rely on traditional online strategies to communicate offers, however with 47% of consumers stating that the internet is their favorite shopping destination  it may be time to update your online visibility and start communicating sales and offers via Social Media. read more

October 3, 2015 / / Advertising

The big shopping season is almost here.  If you are a brick-and-mortar retail shop or even an ecommerce store or any business offering products or services, the holidays mean big revenue.

With just over a month until Black Friday, the official start of the holiday shopping season, it’s time to get your seasonal promotions in order and ready to go.  49% of marketers create and launch their holiday campaigns before Halloween. (HubSpot)

If you have not considered Social Media as a starting point for your promotions this year you may want to consider these statistics: read more

Need a few reasons to take advantage of marketing and advertising on Social Media this holiday season?  Your competition will be taking full advantage of Social Media avenues to push sales and drive traffic to their website while consumers will be influenced online to make purchases more than years past.  You should be taking advantage of this joyous season to reach those consumers and beat your competition.

Here are 10 reasons you need to be using Social Media to market, advertise and run promotions and specials this Holiday Season: read more