Holiday Email Marketing Secrets, Tips & Best Practices

on BlogNovember 30th
I compiled this information in 2008 and after spending some time referencing and updating, I feel it still holds true today.  I have been using these tips for the past 3 holiday seasons and have seen great results.  What is working for you?  I would love to hear your advice and tips as well!



Holiday Email Marketing I: Getting ready and role models.  
What should you do now for holiday sales success? … ready.html

Boosting Holiday Revenue Through Email
Three proven methods to boost holiday revenue through e-mail … cle/93340/

Six (6) Steps to a Happier Holiday Season
Fine-Tune Email Marketing with Six Holiday-Specific Strategies
    1.  Review what worked and what didn't last year.
    2.  Review the state of your current email-marketing program.
    3.  Assess list quality, age and history.
    4.  Tune up your email program's physical characteristics.
    5.  Reconsider email frequency.
    6.  Test now before the traffic begins to build. … _tips.html

Three (3) Holiday Marketing Tips (That also work well during a recession!)
     1. Solve a customer's problem
     2. Connect to the timing of your customers' decision making
     3. Target customers' interests and buying patterns … 80754.html

7 Holiday Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

12 Low-Cost Marketing Ideas for the Ho-Ho-Ho-lidays!

Holiday Cards and Invitations (FREE!) Downloadable PDF template


Seven (7) Fall Email Marketing Ideas
In the upcoming few months, give a special autumn touch to your email newsletter. Using seasonal inspirations in your emails adds a little fun to your marketing mix. … ing-ideas/

Happy Birthday: Turn a Special Day into Revenue
Some practical email marketing advice on how best to use the "date of birth" demographic you've collected.

Moneymaking Ideas for the Other Holidays
Here are some special occasions for your winter and spring calendars and a few ideas on how to capitalize on them. … g_ide.html

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National Hobby Month
National Soup Month
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National Thank You Month
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American Heart Month
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Children's Dental Health Month
International Friendship Month
National Cherry Month
National Embroidery Month
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National Snack Food Month
National Wild Bird Feeding Month
Responsible Pet Owners' Month

NCAA Basketball – March Madness
St. Patrick's Day
First Day of Spring 

American Red Cross Month
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