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Catch any end of the year business buyers

The fiscal year for many businesses are ending soon which means budgets and taxes are on their minds. Now is a good time to have any end of the year sales or reach out to B2B buyers. Sending custom one-off emails might be all you need to catch their attention....

Wrapping up in the final week of 2022

Now that the last week of December has started, most ecommerce stores are starting to shift back to regular mode. Returns and exchanges will be the focus for the coming month but the big sales season is wrapping up. That said, there's still the potential for a final bit of...

Make it easy for customers to find free shipping filler

When getting gifts this year, I ran into a typical "I need another $12 for free shipping" situation. This store didn't have an easy way to filter products so I ended up spending way too much time browsing to find filler products. If you offer free shipping above a threshold,...

Speed up your free shipping offers the closer to the deadlines

One online store I buy from is offering free overnight shipping for the last couple of days of their holiday season. This works well for them because: their products are small and light so they can be packed easily there's very few products or variations so they can be picked...

Tiny Tip: remind customers of shipping deadlines

Today's tiny tip is to remind your customers of your shipping deadlines. As delivery windows close, they might not be aware of their last chances to get merchandise shipped. Also if you have a physical store, remind them they can do local pickup or even shop in store. If you...

Reward your most loyal customers at the end of the year

A way to prolong your selling season is to make a special offer to your best customers this or next week, before the end of the year. You'll want to target the best customers (what I call the VIPs and Loyals in Repeat Customer Insights). You'll want to give them...

Look beyond the 25th for your selling season

This winter I'm going to try to start some tomatoes and peppers indoors while it's too cold outside for them. It'll be an experiment as the process is new to me, but if it works I could get a few weeks ahead of the season come spring. Similarly, you can...

Use gift cards to catch those last minute orders

With the holiday shipping season starting to close, now is the time that many stores are recommending gift cards to customers. These can be great for buyers who procrastinated gift-buying but they also serve self-gifters. Especially if there are incentives around them. Promoting gift cards can be easy once you...

'Tis the season of blown fuses

A few years ago we bought some Christmas lights that can be more heavily exposed to the elements. The hope was to avoid having to restring them every year. They worked fine for two years. This year when I plugged them in to test them, they worked for a second...

The holiday anniversary campaign to bring back customers

Some customers just don't buy regularly. One group are the holiday shoppers. They buy during the holiday season and then disappear. Some might come back the next holiday season, only to disappear again. This sort of customers benefits from a reminder email once a year at the start of the...

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