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Countdown to Black Friday 2023. Best Tips to Drive Holiday Success

Sep 26, 2023

In this episode, we’re gearing up for the biggest shopping event of the year: Black Friday. Join your host, Glynis as we dive into the essential steps and strategies to ensure your fashion business not only survives but thrives during this shopping extravaganza. From defining your product offers to planning your promotional strategy and optimizing your technology, we’ve got you covered. Plus, stay tuned for bonus tips to give your e-commerce marketing an extra boost this holiday season.

3 Steps to Prepare for Black Friday 2023

  1. Define your product offers
  2. Identify and plan your promotional strategy
  3. Optimize your technology

1. Define your Product Offers

– Use data-driven insights like analytics, surveys, and competitive analysis to pinpoint the products that will drive the most success

– Consider discounting higher margin products and exploring upselling or downselling opportunities

– Ensure your inventory can handle increased orders, and plan for efficient order management and fulfillment

2. Identify and Plan Your Promotional Strategy

– Leverage influencers for sneak peeks and new product launches to create buzz and anticipation

– Create urgency to encourage immediate action when the promotion starts

– Choose the most effective promotional channels, whether it’s email marketing, social media, or other avenues

– Enhance your brand’s visibility with supplementary content like blogs and videos

5 keys for a great product promotion

– Defining your timeline

– Prepare your audience

– Create urgency

– Choose your medium

– Creating supplementary content

3. Optimize Your Technology

– Checking website UX for conversion blockers

– Implementing SEO for easy discoverability

– Reviewing ad accounts for optimal performance

– Tracking orders, sales, and shipments with analytics

Bonus Tips for E-Commerce Success

– Display “order-by” dates to guide customers on when to make a purchase for timely holiday delivery

– Utilize countdown timers on your website and in emails to build anticipation and create a sense of urgency

– Maintain consistent messaging and branding across all platforms to reinforce your offer’s value

– Offer multiple online payment options for customer convenience

– Ensure clear visibility of return policy

– Prioritize accessible customer support

– Address design issues for a seamless user experience

Thank you for joining us for another episode of Chase Your Dreams Podcast. We hope you found these tips valuable in preparing your fashion business for a successful Black Friday. Remember to share in the comments which strategies you plan to implement. Stay tuned for more insightful episodes, and here’s to making this Black Friday a monumental success!

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