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Wait, what?! You haven't put up any contests or other promotions for the holidays yet? No worries! We've got 12 really easy Facebook contest ideas that you can implement in minutes, right here! We were inspired to put this infographic together when we looked at aggregated data from ShortStack users. We analyzed more than 50,000 active Facebook Pages and 300,000 custom...

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the busiest days of the year for many retailers. Black Friday focuses on in-store shopping, while Cyber Monday is all about online deals. Which one should you focus on? Is it better to put your marketing efforts toward Black Friday, or Cyber Monday, or both? To help you...

The business shopping days of the year are upon us. We trust you've got plenty of contests and promotions planned for the next six weeks (and we've got tons of ideas for you if you're in need of a few -- just hit the "Campaign Ideas" category on our blog). Today's infographic, from Shoppertrack, includes a list...

Are you scared that it's too late to take advantage of Halloween? Believe it or not, you can still grab a share of this holiday's sales! First, take a look at these 3 last-minute Halloween campaign ideas (you can create any one of them in less than 30 minutes!). Then take a look at this infographic that has...

Anyone who owns or manages a business takes on many roles. One day you're the strategist who is trying to move the company forward. The next day you're the marketer, posting to social media, planning advertising campaigns and crafting email messages to promote new products and special offers. Sound familiar? If wearing so many hats leaves you little...

Do you rely on email marketing to the word out about your business' holiday sales and promotions? If you're getting ready to send out your holiday email campaigns, you'll want to give today's infographic a quick glance. It'll help you plan out your holiday marketing efforts. A few highlights from Email Monks: October October is the prime time for...

We created this guide a few years ago, but think it's worth sharing again. While Facebook "apps" per se are out of fashion -- in favor of embedding campaigns on your website, blog, or publishing as landing pages (and then promoting them everywhere, including Facebook), this list still includes everything you need for your next contest. Here are the...

It's that time of year again! Back to school season is here for some of us, and just around the corner for all the rest. Did you know that BTS is the second biggest retail "holiday" of the year? Here are some wallet-exploding facts: • The average household with kids in k-12 spends $606 on BTS shopping • The average...