6 effective tips to drive more sales this festive season.

December 2, 2016 7:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts
Drive more sales during this festive season.
Is your online store ready for the Holiday shopping rush? So the end year holiday season is near, how can you get the most out of your store this year? Here are 6 tips to help your store bloom.


Have you noticed that the earlier you do it, the better? For example, if you notice that sales the week before #MYCYBERSALE grows faster the during #MYCYBERSALE itself. Why? Because many merchants create a hype way before the actual day.
1. Get started early
Online shoppers are always looking for Holiday deals earlier each year to ensure they get the best deals and promotions. Many merchants usually give better deals way before the holidays. This is an effective way of pulling in more customers. Standing out starts with understanding your customers and knowing what they want from businesses at this time of year.
Its also great to increase visibility to your festive promotions and build your database by encouraging visitors to sign up for alerts on your upcoming sales or upcoming festive promotions.  

2. Start by decorating

Just like how any of us would decorate our home during the festive season, merchants should also put in the same effort to decorate their physical store and online store, not just so it looks good but it also lets your customers know that you are serious about driving business during this time of the year.

3. Grab attention with engaging festive season adverts

If you’re going to boost a post or have an advertisement out for that period, make sure to design it according to the festive theme. Make sure to highlight your festive promotion that you are having or will be having.

4. Be mobile

Majority customers now a days shop on mobile. shoppers leave mobile sites immediately if the page does not satisfy their needs or if it’s not user friendly. Also make sure that all campaign ads are done to cater to all sorts of devices.

5. Go old school

Why not surprise your customers with a handwritten card? Take a more personalized approach while everyone is going digital with their marketing campaigns. This approach would leave your customers with something to remember.

6. Stock up

Always ensure to have more stock on items that would sell out easy during the festive season. Make sure to always have varieties to cater to different types of customers and wants.
These tips can be use for just about any festival that comes along throughout the year, just be creative and cater to your customers needs should give you a good reason to enjoy those festive seasons. Remember always treat your online store just like a normal physical store.

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This post was written by Cornelia Lyman

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