It’s going to be a record-breaking year in online sales again this holiday season. From research to purchase, most of the customer journey will be online. Thirty-two percent of Canadians said they plan to buy more online this year, according to Canada Post, and that survey was conducted before the pandemic hit.
It comes as no great surprise that the holiday season is critical to small business profitability every year, but just how vital is it for their survival? The following report summarizes the findings of one of the oldest email marketing platforms, Constant Contact. [DISCLOSURE: We may receive compensation for links to products on this website.] […]
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Boxing Day and the entire holiday season can be a challenge, especially when you aren’t sure what to expect. Fourth quarter online transactions are expected to skyrocket this year, but how will it impact your sales specifically?
Canadians will make the season bright for small businesses in 2023, according to a new study. This is welcome news for Canada’s SMBs, especially when most retail research this year has predicted an overall decline in holiday sales. Canadians may or may not spend as much on the holidays, but they want the money they […]
Busy Canadians often go online to find gifts, only to spend even more time wading through options and making comparisons. Websites that do everything they can to make the process more efficient and successful will often win the sale, but how do you do that?
It is more critical than ever that we get to know our ideal target market, including how their mindset may have changed due to economic conditions. The same customer that could spend a lot of money on holiday gifts four years ago, may be in a much different financial situation right now. Check out the […]
Online shopping for Halloween is expected to grow in Canada in 2023 (by share of online vs. offline purchases), thanks in part to the pandemic and more savvy online marketing. Participation in the creepy holiday is expected to be near normal this year.
Victoria Day (Fête de la Reine) is officially celebrated in Canada as the birthday of our sovereign (initially, in celebration of Queen Victoria’s birthday). It falls on the last Monday before May 25th. While we do have a large number of royal fans in this country, more often than not they’re celebrating the federal holiday […]
Holidays bring plenty of opportunities to make sales and Valentine’s Day is no exception. It’s probably the most underutilized holiday in content marketing, however, which leaves lots of room for you and your business to use it to your competitive advantage.
Guest posting is a common practice in which you write a blog post for another blog. It’s typically a marketing tactic used to increase brand awareness, drive traffic, and invite engagement from a specific group. Blogs that accept guest posts usually have guidelines on their website. The Benefits of Guest Posting While guest posting for […]