holiday marketing Tag

Social media provides an opportunity for brands to grow their email lists and collect valuable data from their audience. And the holidays are prime data-collection season. According to Hootsuite, 58% of marketers who have been using social media for three years or longer state that social media has helped them boost sales. We recently dug into data...

Have you been inundated with holiday marketing efforts for the last few weeks? Are you looking for ways to grab a share of the activity for your own business? It's not too late! Just look at some of the shopping stats in this infographic from The Shelf. We pulled some of the highlights, plus added in some...

The clock is ticking!  According to holiday shopping trends, our biggest shopping days are right around the corner! Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away -- and that means so are Black Friday and Cyber Monday, traditionally two of the biggest shopping days of the year. If you haven't paid a visit yet, head over to our Holiday...

When most business owners plan their sales and promotions for the holiday marketing season, they think about the two biggest shopping days of the year: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. While these days definitely deserve a bit of special attention, there are seven (seven!) other shopping days that occur during the holiday season that -- judging...

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...

We've been hard at work pulling together all of our best holiday resources, along with some new ones, to help you meet your 2015 holiday marketing goals. You'll find details and links to all these resources on our Holiday Workshop page, including: 9 Professionally Designed Templates -- Trick or Treat Story Contest -- Thanksgiving Recipe -- Black Friday/Cyber Monday Coupon Code --...

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:...

The holidays are here. (We invite you to step outside and scream as loud as you can, then take a huge breath because the holidays are something we can't avoid!) For most businesses the holidays are the busiest time of year. Whether you're like ShortStack and your holiday marketing strategy consists of providing valuable resources, best practices and...