Planning for the months ahead is essential to your marketing strategy. Here are some tips and ideas to help you close out the year. It’s also a great time to network (in-person) and build your prospect list for the new year.
November (Thanksgiving) – send out Thanksgiving cards, make a charitable donation (money or volunteer), Be aware of vacations and travel schedules. Plan ahead to keep everything on track with limited staff and or resources. If you have great gift products/services –
get the word out now! The least productive weeks are approaching. Great time for customer appreciation events.
December (Christmas Holiday) – Awesome social Media marketing opportunities. Help provide great gifting ideas. Avoid heavy email campaigns the last two weeks of the month. Emails are less likely to be read with urgency. Send out holiday cards and gifts. Prep for the new year with a social media strategy.
Are You Ready For The Biggest Sales Qtr. of The Year?
4th Qtr. strategy planning should already be underway to include your plan to capture the attention of the early holiday shoppers. Be creative: bundle services, create gift certificates, offer deals they can’t pass up, offer tips and DIY for all of your products and services.
August – It’s all heads down! Great time for an email campaign. Everyone is back at their desks, computers, etc. Believe it or not holiday planning is underway and your holiday campaign should be underway as well. School is back in session for some states. Do you have a product or service that will help educate kids or help parents with keeping everything organized or on schedule? Focus on increasing your social media followers, you will need the audience during the 4th Qtr. – The largest shopping time of the year.
It’s Mid-Year and time to review your marketing plan and strategies. This is such an important exercise as you would not want to continue with a strategy that is not working or continue to misdirect funds. Carve out at least an hour for this review. Marketing Tip: June has so many marketing and sales opportunities: Father’s Day, summer vacations/camps, travel, etc. Do you have a product or service that will help during this time? This is not a good time for email campaigns or direct mailings. It is however, an Awesome mobile marketing opportunities. Create a gift idea for the father who has everything or a special way to remember a father in heaven. Plan today to review and update your marketing plan/strategy. LVisions Marketing is available to help you accomplish this important review. Read More
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April – (Easter, Tax deadline: April 15th, Spring Break) The month of Spring sales and cleaning. People are starting to spend with spring fever. Great time to bloom a new product or service. Offer a fresh or revamped product or service or at least give it a price make-over. Middle to end of month most business/individuals are post tax relieved. Great time for email campaigns. Increase your social media followers.
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Come Connect and Learn Valuable Low Cost Marketing Strategies on April 23rd in Atlanta. Some of the topics include: Avoiding the common marketing pitfalls, understanding the marketing landscape, Why branding matters, Why passion matters, and Tech Corner – Mobile Apps.
Your marketing strategy or plan should include in-person networking at least twice per month. Social media networking should not replace social interactions. Register for this event today and start connecting with like-mined business owners. Seating is limited, get your ticket today at Eventbrite today – 2017 Marketing Strategies & Networking
2017 Marketing Strategies and Networking Event
(Come Connect & Learn Valuable Low Cost Marketing Strategies)
Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm (2 Hour Program)
Location: Wingate by Wyndham – 2762 Cobb Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA 30339
January – It’s all heads down! Great time for an email campaign. Everyone is back at their desks, computers, etc. A month of focus and purpose. Great time to release a newsletter. Offer a special discount to attract new customers. Refresh your marketing plan and set new goals for 2017. Plan your sales and marketing strategy for February and March. Plan ahead and stay focused.