10 Marketing & Social Media Tactics to Boost Holiday Sales

10 Marketing & Social Media Tactics to Boost Holiday Sales. According to Mashable, “65% of shoppers tap social media looking for the perfect gift … and two out of three shoppers purchased a gift they found via social media.” So what are the best ways to cash in on seasonal sales with your business? Whether you are a service-based business or sell products, here’s some suggestions to get in the spirit with holiday sales. So take advantage of hashtags to get discovered.Some popular hashtags include: #blackFriday, #diy, #holidayssavings, #stockingstuffers, #holidays, #Christmas, #Hannukah, #Kwanzaa, #NewYears Create Social Media Graphics for Promos and Deals Everyone loves getting a great deal when holiday shopping. Make festive graphics promoting special promotions that make purchasing the perfect item irresistible.Deals can include: one day only, limited quantity sales, buy-one-get-one free, special discounts or holiday coupons. You’ll want to promote your bestselling gifts.Make gift buying easy by sharing gift suggestions like: 5 gifts for mom, 10 gifts grandparents love, 5 gift ideas for tech savvy teens etc. Then offer links to purchase each of the items you mention on your blog and on social media. Then mention how your offerings go great with these gift ideas while including links to purchase. You could also incorporate your Amazon affiliate link for those products Suggest Stocking Stuffer Ideas Help idea stumped shoppers by offering suggestions for small items for everyone on their shopping list!Write a blog post with the hottest stocking stuffers for the season. What their most loved Christmas song is.

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Tis the season for holiday sales!

Shoppers are flocking online in search of gift giving ideas.
According to Mashable, “65% of shoppers tap social media looking
for the perfect gift … and two out of three shoppers purchased a
gift they found via social media.”

So what are the best ways to cash in on seasonal sales with your
business?

Whether you are a service-based business or sell products,
here’s some suggestions to get in the spirit with holiday
sales.

  • Learn from the Ghost of Christmas Past
    Look at metrics from last year’s holiday sales. What products were
    bestsellers? Which promotions created the biggest lift in sales?
    What special offers were a total bomb?Discover what worked and
    didn’t so you can capitalize on it when you plan this year’s
    promotions.
  • Make a Holiday Social Media Cover Image

    Decorate your social media business pages with a specially designed
    cover image. It’s the perfect place to announce special holidays
    promotions and deals.Be sure to create one for all of your social
    media accounts.
  • Use Holiday Hashtags
    Twitter shoppers may
    use hashtags to find their next purchase. So take advantage of
    hashtags to get discovered.Some popular hashtags include:
    #blackFriday, #diy, #holidayssavings, #stockingstuffers, #holidays,
    #Christmas, #Hannukah, #Kwanzaa, #NewYears
  • Create Social Media Graphics for Promos and
    Deals
    Everyone loves getting a great deal when holiday
    shopping. Make festive graphics promoting special promotions that
    make purchasing the perfect item irresistible.Deals can
    include:
  • one day only,
  • limited quantity sales,
  • buy-one-get-one free,
  • special discounts or holiday coupons.

Consider offering a “12 days of Christmas” promotion with a
special deal each day!
Canva makes it easy to make
custom holiday social media graphics.

  • Boost Sales with Free…

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