Holiday Hashtags for 2018

Holiday Hashtags for 2018

Gifts. Sales. Parties. Visitors. Decorating. Hosting. Planning. There’s so much to think about this time of year. To help simplify your holiday marketing, we’ve put together three simple yet powerful ideas for social media marketing during the holidays.

1. Use Holiday Hashtags

Hashtags are placed in social media posts to help readers find similar content. They are like the Dewey Decimal System of the internet. These clickable links search for posts that used that hashtag on any given social network. To use a hashtag, simple copy and paste one of the hashtags listed below into your social media post (or the comments of the post on Instagram).

  • #HoHoHo
  • #ChristmasTree
  • #ChristmasisComing
  • #Decorating
  • #Christmas2018
  • #TisTheSeason
  • #SeasonsGreetings
  • #HappyHolidays
  • #NewYears2018

Use shopping hashtags

  • #Christmasgifts
  • #ChristmasShopping
  • #HolidayShopping
  • #HolidaySavings
  • #BlackFriday
  • #CyberMonday
  • #StockingStuffer
  • #WishList

2. Share Holiday-Themed Photos

Photo posts get 39% more interaction (source) and account for 93% of the most engaging posts on Facebook. A beautiful photo can captivate your social media fans. Don’t have any photos to use? Here are 250 free images to use for your holiday marketing!

3. Ride the Trends

Christmas crafts and gift ideas are BIG trends on Pinterest during the holidays. Try pinning lots of holiday recipes, do-it-yourself decorations, and gift ideas to your business Pinterest account. Create specialty boards just for these topics or integrate them into your everyday boards.

4. Use Holiday Inspire Language

Get in the spirit of the season and spice up your email subject lines and social media posts with holiday inspired language.
examples
Thanksgiving: Dinner, turkey, Thanksgiving Day, recipes, crafts, desserts, quotes, parade
HanukkahGifts, recipes, candles, crafts, festival of lights, menorah
Christmas: Ho Ho Ho, caroling, tree, song titles, lights, presents, gifts, bells, angels, cookies, decorations, food, holiday, music, nativity, party
New Years: Happy new years, celebration, pop the champagne, resolutions, countdown to

5. Build Your Swipe File for Next Year

Watch other brands and save your favorite marketing campaigns. You can create a label in your email inbox or a category on your INstgarm This way you’ll have Instagram posts, emails and more ready to inspire you in 2019.
I hope you found these holiday marketing ideas inspiring! See you on social.
Happy Marketing,
Danielle

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