As a retailer, you should prepare months in advance for the Holiday season, but this doesn’t mean you can’t increase sales if you’re late to the game.
These 5 Quick and easy Action Steps will help you make more Holiday Sales this season:
1. “Hey, did I mention it’s the Holiday season?”
Do This: Sprinkle reminders you so happen to have a holiday sale and some holiday stock that would be perfect for gift-giving in your blog and social media posts.
2. Create a Holiday Sale for your online shop.
Do This: Get creative and make a fun holiday sale for your shoppers to enjoy, then promote it on your blog and social media sites.
3. Ask to Host Holiday Giveaways
Do This: Ask blogger friends if they’d be willing to host a Holiday giveaway for you, maybe you can do an exchange, too.
4. Make Gift Guides
Do This: Divide your shop into fun gift guides: for him, for her, for the kids, for tech-lovers, etc.
5. Make it seen: add buttons to your site
Do This: Add a prominent button on your blog or website to remind shoppers that you have holiday gifts available for sale.
Everyone’s looking for something handmade and special for friends right now, it’s up to you to remind them that you’ve got what they need. Just be natural and have fun. Don’t push too hard, you deserve to do some Holiday celebrating and R&R of your own!
(Just take notes on the experience now and get ahead on making Holiday merchandise with the new year!)
image credit Jolliest of Jollies letterpress print