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FEATURED ARTICLE — December 15th, 2017

Taking Your Holiday Marketing to the Next Level

Content marketing is powerful, but combine it with the holiday season, and it gets amped up to a whole different level.

Think of it like your holiday eggnog.

It’s fine on its own, but once you add a little rum and a sprinkle of nutmeg or cinnamon, it becomes Christmas in a glass.

This season, do the same with your content marketing as we close out the year.

Why? Because holiday marketing can have huge impacts for your business:

Over the last 10 years, the holiday shopping season has experienced an average annual sales increase of 2.5 percent.

The average shopper purchased about 14 gifts total during the 2016 holidays.

On average, 20 percent of retailers’ total sales for the year comes from the holiday shopping season.

The biggest days for retail and eCommerce sales in 2016 were December 22 and 23.

Via WebsiteSetup

Do you want a piece of the pie (or fruitcake)? If you do, it’s time to start hustling like Santa’s elves and make your content marketing merry.

Spike it with cheer and take it to the highest peak it can reach during this Christmas season. Here’s how.

Shine Up Your Content Marketing for the Holidays with 6 Easy Ideas

To make your content marketing holiday-themed, try one of these fun ideas.

1. Create Holiday-Themed Blog Posts

This time of year, the blogging opportunities are ripe for the picking. Holiday-themed posts are extremely shareable during the Christmas season, as people are searching for ideas for holiday celebrating, traveling, cooking, and gifting.

Everybody wants to know how to have the most perfect holiday season ever. Post a guide or two themed around this topic to give the people what they’re looking for.

Examples:

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