holiday ideas Tag

Thanksgiving is the last pit stop before a flurry of big-time consumer spending, spearheaded by Black Friday and consolidated throughout December as we near Christmas. It’s the calm before the storm. A time to be thankful, give back to the community and spend time with your family. At least that’s the prevailing sentiment. But Thanksgiving is far from...

The holidays and user-generated content go together like Thanksgiving and pumpkin pie. Here's how to collect and use UGC this holiday. The pumpkins aren't even carved yet, but for marketers it’s time to start thinking about what’s ahead: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and the New Year. Yep, holiday sales are in full swing -- just...

It’s not the night before Christmas, but you’re tossing and turning in the wee hours anyway. What's keeping you up? Maybe you're wondering how you'll achieve your grand sales goals during this critical season? Or what’ll it take to conduct effective holiday promotions amidst such fierce competition? Well, now you can rest easy because I've got the answer:...

We've been hard at work pulling together all of our best holiday resources, along with some new ones, to help you meet your 2016 holiday marketing goals. You'll find details and links to all these resources on our Holiday Workshop page, including: 7 Professionally Designed Holiday Templates ShortStack's pro designers have built an entire library of templates you can...

Ready to make a Christmas list? No, not a list of gifts, but rather a list of hashtags to use for your Christmas and December holiday-related contests, giveaways, and other seasonal promotions. On both Instagram and Twitter, hashtags remain a popular way to start conversations around information people are looking for during this time of year, and they're...

Have you been struggling with finding new customers? Want to know one of the best ways to boost traffic to your website, collect valuable leads and, ultimately, increase sales? In a word: contests. Giving something away -- whether it's a prize or a coupon -- is a terrific way to attract people to your business. Whether you've never...

The holiday marketing hustle is in full swing! Don’t let your messages get lost in the rush of holiday advertising. This week’s showcase is full of ideas to help you create unique contests, coupons and giveaways that stand out in a crowd! Almond Roca’s “Black Friday/Cyber Monday Coupon” Sign-up The biggest shopping day of the year is right...

December is less than two weeks away, which means your holiday marketing plans are well underway. You've been preparing for weeks, so now it's time to take a look at what you've got in the pipeline, and refine your plans. If you're still in need of some last-minute ideas, check out our Holiday Marketing Playbook, where you'll...