Everyone’s busy at Christmastime (or Chanukah, Kwanza, Festivus, New Year’s Eve) but as business people, we don’t want to miss an opportunity to thank our customers for their support all year long. Here are a few ideas for you to try.
Offer a great loyalty special on Foursquare. Budgets are tight. How great would it be to find out that my meal at my favorite restaurant was half price because I’d checked-in five or ten times. Especially if it was a surprize!
Create a Photo Strategy. Rent a photo booth for the holiday season and stock it with fun hats. Enable your clients to post their photos on your Facebook page. Or – invite your clients to email you their photo to “Christmasify” it. Use a free website like Loonapix.com with their built-in templates. The photo I created that accompanies this post took ten minutes to make.
We Recommend You. Ask your clients if they have something they’d like you to share on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. If they’re in business, they might love to get a LinkedIn recommendation from someone they do business with or a Twitter retweet.
Spread some Holiday Cheer. I have a Christmas Music site, Learn Your Christmas Carols, that has lyrics and videos for over 75 Christmas songs. Pick your favorite and add it to your email signature. Or find some great photos of Santa on Flickr.
I’m attaching my favorite holiday video. I hope your Christmas is Merry and Bright. See you in the New Year!
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