'Tis the season for holiday social media marketing!
The holidays are a great time to connect with current and potential customers. The theme of kindness and sharing is all around us and your social media marketing should reflect your holiday spirit. We know that sometimes the toughest part of putting together a marketing plan is getting started, so we've compiled a list of holiday content ideas for you.
Use this list to jump-start your December holiday social media marketing:
Post gift ideas/guides broken down by gender/age/price
Share your holiday traditions
Offer advice on various holiday challenges (wrapping, cooking, dealing with in-laws)
Thank your customers
Ask fans to share their favorite gift as a kid
Post pictures of your gift wrapping
Create a poll of favorite holiday traditions
Highlight your seasonal services
Ask fans to share pictures of giving gifts from your store
Guess how many ornaments are in a jar
Create 'How To' guides of your products/services
Share photos of what it looks like outside your window (weather, decorations)
Host an ugly sweater contest
Share behind the scenes photos of decorating your store or the company holiday party
Ask fans to share photos of recent purchases
Donate proceeds from a certain shopping day to a local charity
Create deals specifically for fans and followers
Share your favorite holiday recipes on Twitter in 140 characters or less
Record a holiday YouTube video with a hidden discount code
You can download a printable version of this list to use when planning your holiday social media marketing campaigns.
How are you using social media to celebrate the holidays? Share your ideas in the comment box below.