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Marketing Mondays - 5 Unusual Events to Host This Holiday Season
5 Unusual Events to Host This Holiday Season

In one week, we’ll officially be in the all-important fourth-quarter season for retailers. It’s a favorite time of year for many, and retailers can make it even more fun when they organize events their customers want to attend! Events are fun and bring out people. The key to making them a success is to properly market and promote them.

Marketing Mondays - Stand Up for Something and Get Customers Talking
Stand Up for Something and Get Customers Talking

There’s a saying that goes something like, “Stand for something or you’ll fall for anything.” The idea is to put a stake in the ground and stand for something you strongly believe in. Most people jump to the political bandwagon when it comes to making a stand, but that’s tricky for most businesses, retailers included, since you’re likely to alienate half of your customers.

Marketing Mondays - How to Pitch to Holiday Gift-Guide Editors Like a PR Rock Star
How to Pitch to Holiday Gift-Guide Editors Like a PR Rock Star

It’s holiday gift-guide season, and many long-lead magazines are already ramping up their gift-guide coverage. Some local and regional monthly magazines might still be seeking recommendations from independent retailers, but I’d focus on short-lead outlets such as weekly newspapers, television, radio, podcasts, and websites.

Marketing Mondays - How to Write Compelling Email Subject Lines
How to Write Compelling Email Subject Lines

What makes a person want to click open a marketing email? The answer? A compelling subject line! But, with people bombarded by email offers daily, how do you stand out? If you can’t get people to open your emails, they will never click through to your message.

Marketing Mondays - How to Launch Your Fourth Quarter Events Like a Rock Star
How to Launch Your Fourth Quarter Events Like a Rock Star

Earlier this month we covered how to create and market your event before it happens, both of which are really key—you won’t have much of an event if people don’t show up!