It’s hard to believe the holidays are bearing down on us. It seems like Christmas was just last week, and there’s another one right around the corner. With all the depressing news in the media and the continuous reports promising impending financial misery, you might be having trouble getting in the mood for the holidays. You might even think you’re too old, or too sophisticated or just too cool to believe in Santa Claus. If you’ve become a little jaded since your childhood, here are twelve really good reasons to believe in Santa.
Holidays Season can be happy time to promote you business....Think social.
Brick and mortar businesses are busy promoting themselves in newspapers, on billboards, and with flyers, this holiday season. Those are all good ways to get exposure, but let's not forget the new weapon in the promotions arsenal: social media. Social media promoting is immediate - you don't have to wait days or weeks for your ad to appear. So even if you''re just getting started with your social media holiday promotions now, it's not too late - your promotions appear as soon as you type them in. And unlike most traditional advertising, it's free, costing only the time that you take to type in your promotional "tweets" or posts.
How to Lower Holiday Shopping Stress and Avoid Going in The Red this Season
Too many people tell me they are still paying for Christmas on their credit cards as Easter arrives or longer. In a burst of holiday cheer we can easily fall prey to really effective marketing tactics. Today, I was once again deluged with “deal of day” and “nearly running out of time” texts, tweets, updates and email messages. Plus, catalogs, flyers, and annoying pop-up windows.