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Top Tips for Christmas SEO

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It’s almost Christmas time and online retailers are actively looking to jump into high gear. If your business offers online shopping, then you will find the following tips useful for implementing search engine optimisation. Check out our top tips to ensure you don’t get left behind in the Christmas SEO game,

The Importance of Search Engine Optimisation

During the festive period, competition for customers becomes fiercer than any other time of the year. Although consumers tend to spend more money at Christmas, it can still be more difficult for smaller businesses to get their slice of the pie. If you’re willing to offer a good deal, this can attract more customers to your website. Online retailers can increase their visibility even further by using SEO as the primary strategy.

You can start by publishing holiday-themed content on your website and optimise it well in order to drive online traffic. From an SEO perspective, your website must be kept up-to-date at all times, or else you won’t be able to generate leads. A professionally-designed website will look great, but what use will it be if you can’t get traffic to it. This is why SEO plays such an important role for …

Successful Christmas Social Media Contest

Christmas Tree (3)Whether your seasonal social media marketing campaigns have been established for some time or you’ve only just got them up and running, expanding your engagement plans will benefit your company greatly over the run up to the big day. Alongside exciting content, you need to be able to keep your followers interested during December as many other retailers and organisations up their game.

In this article we consider how to run a successful social media contest in the run up to Christmas.

1. Choose Your Platform

Before getting creative with your social media contest it is important to decide which platform you will be launching it on. If you’ve chosen to gain user-generated posts then image-sharing sites like Instagram and Pinterest may work best, whereas contests that depend on sharing or commenting will lend themselves better to Facebook or Twitter. It is also possible to navigate away from social media altogether and focus on sending out email-gated contests in which you use the client base you’ve collected and send out festive competitions via email.

Choosing the platform that you feel reflects the nature of the social media contest and the audience you are looking to target will enable success in

A Guide to Last-Minute Christmas Social Media Campaigns

canstockphoto7493198With the convenience and ubiquity of social media, marketers are able to transfer ideas instantly to the eyes of a business’ followers. Although some may have rolled out their Christmas social media campaigns months ago, it is not too late.

In this post we consider some of the best ways to inject a little holiday spirit into your social media just in time for the big day.

1. Promote Events & Offers

Lots of exciting things are sure to happen during the festive season, whether it’s a lights turn-on, Christmas party or gift sale incorporating it into your social media is great for promoting your event or offer to your followers. Adding images to your promotional posts will enable the readers to get as excited about it as you.

Posting holiday-related updates on any of your channels will expand your Christmas social media campaign. Try working to the strengths of each of the platforms – if you have some nice images of your Christmas tree use Instagram, if you’d like to show off your light display how about Vine, Youtube or Twitter?

2. Inspire Your Followers

With Christmas being one of the biggest holidays in the western world, writing blog