holiday ideas Tag

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 holidays can be a stressful time of year, especially for those of us trying to execute end-of-year marketing plans! This week’s email is full of easy-to-build contests, sweepstakes and giveaways that will allow you more time to focus on other items taking up space on your holiday to-do list….like perfecting your Pumpkin Pie recipe! SAVEUR Magazine’s...

The holiday season -- roughly October through December -- accounts for a huge percentage of sales for many businesses, but especially for retailers. If you're looking for ideas that will help you collect leads in the form of email addresses you can use for year-round marketing, you'll find a nice roundup here. (By the way, it's possible...

The holidays are almost here! Is your business ready? If one of your challenges is figuring out how to compete for consumers' attention and engagement (not to mention their dollars!), consider hosting a contest. Instagram contests are hot right now, and are one way to get in front of your existing customers, plus bring new followers. Instagram’s visual...

At ShortStack.com we've been receiving queries about how to build holiday campaigns since the beginning of September. It seems that the time to "get ready" for the holidays rolls around earlier and earlier every year. Every day my News Feed becomes more populated with pumpkin flavored foods and beverages while my friends go on the search for the perfect Halloween costume for...

The holidays are a vital time for marketers. Consumer spending increases, online activity increases, and acceptance of new brands and products increases. In fact, a recent ShortStack.com study revealed that 50% more marketing campaigns are built during the holiday months (September to December) than any other time of year. In addition, ShortStack.com users, on average, see...

Note: This post has been updated to reflect Facebook layout changes as of September 2016. 1. Cover Photo: When a Facebook user lands on your business’s Facebook Page, the cover photo is the “main event.” It is a massive piece of Timeline real estate (828 x 315 pixels) that immediately changes the mood of a Facebook...

Our Holiday Giveaway Calendar is one of our most popular holiday Campaigns. Using the template straight out of the box will let you create an engaging multi-day giveaway but if you want to modify the template at all, the following hacks are our most requested. As always, if you have questions, email us if you have questions:...