12 Holiday Marketing Tips For Small Businesses
Are you looking for tips to getting your small business more sales this holiday season?
“Tis the season for both giving and receiving. This time of year can be stressful and overwhelming. Let’s make it more fun and festive with tips to get your business in the holiday spirit and attract more clients. In this article are 12 Holiday Marketing Tips For Small businesses.
Holiday Marketing Tip #1- Be Present On Social Media
There is nothing worse than having your social media presence empty or deserted.
Holiday Marketing Tip #2- Make Engaging Holiday Posts
Post funny cartoons and use hashtags so people can find your fan page. Ask questions to your audience with a picture such as what is your favorite Christmas movie?
Holiday Marketing Tip #3- Run A Holiday Contest
Think of something in your business that people would love to win. Whether it is a product or a discount off a service offer a great deal!
People are more likely to like and share if it something they really want to win.
Holiday Marketing Tip #4- Holiday Coupons
Holiday Marketing Tip #5- Blogging About The Holiday
Think of how you can incorporate your brand and the holidays. Is your brand about exercise and nutrition? You could blog about holiday recipes or how to stay in shape around the holidays. Try to tie your product or service in with tips or how to.
Holiday Marketing Tip #6- Holiday Small Business Events
Partner or find other businesses that are already having a one-day event where you can set up a booth and sell your products and services.
Participate in Small Business Saturday, which is always the Saturday after Thanksgiving and follows the popular shopping day Black Friday.
Holiday Marketing Tip #7- Holiday Email Greetingss
Email your customers to have a great Thanksgiving and wish them a Merry Christmas and New Year. Make it cute and festive with graphics! Don’t put any promotions on this email.
Holiday Marketing Tip #8- Holiday Specials To Loyal Customers
Offer specials to customers that you already have. You could offer free shipping, secret sales, and discounts.
Holiday Marketing Tip #9- Cross Promote Coupons and Sales
When you give your customers a bag fill it with other coupons and sales of other local business and have them do the same for you.
Send your customers real holiday cards not ecards. They are more memorable and won’t get lost in the junk mail.
Holiday Marketing Tip #11- Holiday Bonus Gift
You may have seen this before at the mall. Offer a free bonus gift with a purchase of whatever and of course you pick what the gift is and the amount that they have to purchase at least to get that prize. This will draw them into buying more.
Print a personalized calendar to give out to your clients. Depending on what your business is you can get creative. Be the brand your customers see every day.
Back To You…
Do you have other holiday marketing tips to add that was not on the list? What do you do for holiday marketing that works great?