Simple Tricks for Holiday Marketing _ by Danielle Miller

Simple Tricks for Holiday Marketing

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 Themed Hashtags

Hashtags are placed in social media posts to help readers find similar content. They are clickable links to search for that hashtag on a given social network. To use a hashtag, simple copy and paste one of the hashtags listed below into your social media post.

  • #HoHoHo
  • #wishlist
  • #Christmas
  • #holidayshopping
  • #christmasgifts
  • #stockingstuffer
  • #happyholidays
  • #newyears2017

2. Use Beautiful 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.