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April Trends Report

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Feb 25, 2020 8:27:33 AM

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By April 1st, spring is in full swing and customers are starting to get excited for the warmer months ahead. Many customers are planning for an Easter celebration or spring break. You’ll need to start planning your marketing efforts well in advance to take advantage of the season! We’ve gathered the top April holidays and sprinkled in a little inspiration to help you get started.

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Topics: trends, Marketing

March Trends Report

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Jan 29, 2020 9:00:00 AM

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Spring is on its way and your marketing campaigns should be too! There’s much to celebrate after a long, cold winter, and customers are ready for bright, happy colors and spring-themed motifs. It’s a great time of year to try selling new products along with the old. Here are a few holidays you can consider for your March campaigns. 

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Social Media Marketing Trends For Print on Demand in 2020

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Jan 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

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Social media marketing is as important as ever. It has grown and changed over the last 10 years as new platforms have evolved and grown, but it’s an important aspect to any business with an online presence. It’s even more important for ecommerce because it is one of your biggest ways to access your audience. 

Digital marketing is now synonymous with social media marketing in many ways. While digital marketing also includes email and other avenues of online marketing, there’s a heavy focus on social media. Here are 12 trends you should add to your digital marketing strategy in 2020.

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Topics: trends, Marketing

February Trends Report

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Dec 23, 2019 9:56:45 AM

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One of the most important parts of developing a successful marketing plan is looking ahead. While February seems far off, you should be thinking about and preparing your marketing campaigns now. 

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January Trends Report: Hot Design Trends for the New Year

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Nov 26, 2019 8:15:00 AM

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It’s easy to get caught up in holiday marketing and forget all about January. While ecommerce sales typically taper off after the big holiday season, it doesn’t have to be the death of your online business. With a little research and the right marketing, January can still be a time to shine online. 

Successful ecommerce businesses will have email marketing ready, social media strategy in place, and ads ready to go. But what about designs? Your designs are what help you stand out online and in your niche. Here are the top 6 design trends that will be big in 2020.

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Topics: Products, trends, Marketing

December Trends Report

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Oct 29, 2019 8:15:00 AM

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Retail sales are always at a high during the holiday season and online sales continue to grow. Every year, more consumers are turning to online shopping to ease the stress around the holidays. Ecommerce sales are projected to hit somewhere between $144 billion and $149 billion in 2019 and almost half of those sales will be from mobile. If the projection is correct, it will be significant growth compared to 2018’s $126.4 billion in online sales.

Here are some of the top trends to keep in mind as you prepare your marketing campaigns for sales in December. 

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Topics: trends, Marketing

The Ultimate Guide to Ecommerce Holiday Marketing [Free High Res Images Inside]

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Oct 10, 2019 8:30:00 AM

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The next few months are jam-packed with endless possibilities for ecommerce. For savvy business owners, it’s the best time for seasonal promotional opportunities or holiday sales. 

Holiday shopping often starts in October and continues throughout the final quarter of the year. Some big dates are:

  • Halloween: 31st October
  • Thanksgiving: The fourth Thursday of November
  • Black Friday: The Friday following Thanksgiving
  • Cyber Monday: The Monday following Black Friday
  • Hanukkah: December 22 - 30th
  • Christmas: 25th December
  • Boxing Day: 26th December
  • New Year’s Eve/Day: 31st December/1st January

Over the last decade, online sales have skyrocketed. Last year, $123.39 billion dollars were spent online during the holiday season. While it may seem daunting to compete in such a large industry, there are ways for each print on demand business to stand out, drive revenue, and have a successful holiday season!

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Topics: Products, trends, Marketing

November Trends Report: The Thanksgiving Guide

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Oct 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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The Thanksgiving holiday is a family filled tradition celebrated by most citizens in the US every year. Families travel great distances to spend time with loved ones and Thanksgiving day is the main focus for most customers during the month of November. A lot of planning goes into creating a memorable day. Families consider everything from the menu to home decor.

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Topics: Products, trends, Marketing

October Trends Report: The Halloween Guide

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Sep 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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Halloween has grown in popularity over the years and in 2018 grossed nearly 9 billion dollars in sales. That works out to be about $86.79 spent per person celebrating the holiday. Ecommerce isn’t getting left out of the equation. Nearly 3 billion of all Halloween sales are online. There’s a large potential for online businesses when it comes to marketing for Halloween, targeting very niched demographics, and boosting revenue before the major holiday season. 

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7 Marketing Campaign Ideas for Labor Day

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Aug 7, 2019 7:00:00 AM

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Labor Day is a Federal holiday that falls on September 2nd this year. It’s a day that gives tribute to all working men and women and is also a major shopping holiday. In 2018, Labor Day generated over $2 billion in online sales. It rounds out the back to school shopping season and continues to grow in popularity year over year. 

Sales and promotions often start 2 weeks before the holiday and many online retailers see a spike the Friday before as well as on Labor Day. About 45% of online sales fall into the clothing category and is a great opportunity for online businesses to increase revenue.

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Topics: Holidays, trends, Marketing

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