Want your brand to start the new year strong? Throwback posts and New Year greetings aside, you’ll certainly need a fresh new social media marketing plan for 2019.
Aside from fresh starts and end-of-season sales, one thing that many Filipinos anticipate at the turn of the year is another set of holidays. Knowing these dates in advance can help you make plans ahead of time. Book tickets for your getaways throughout 2019 at cheaper rates. Or set up marketing strategies to make the most of the increased social activity during holidays in the Philippines. To help you plan early, here’s an overview of the official Philippine holidays for 2019, starting with a rundown on the two types of holidays in the country.
With Christmas just over a month away, you’ll see several companies decorating their social media accounts for the season.Logos and landing pages will soon have designs adorned with wreaths, and jingle bells, or lanterns called parols for local businesses. People are also on the lookout for Christmas giveaways from their favorite brands. After all, Christmas giveaways and other holiday social media contests can help increase submissions by roughly 66%, according to ShortStack.
You might wonder whether it’s a good idea to go on social media and announce that you’ll be in the province for All Souls’ Day. Friends and family will know that you’re coming home, for one. You’ll also rake in likes, comments, and get “hey let’s meet up” messages for sure! However, posting everything about your travels can do more harm than good, especially if you end up oversharing. With a few careless status updates you can catch the attention of bad elements looking for their next victim.You might risk ending your Undas by being stalked or robbed as a result. To help you stay safe, here are 5 social media safety tips for All Souls’ Day.
Every October, social media platforms come alive with witty Halloween-themed campaigns. Some of these stunts have worked so well that they still pop up in users’ memories even after several Halloweens have passed, If your brand is thinking to launch a campaign of its own, you can also look to these same stunts for inspiration. To start you off, here’s a list of 8 awesome social media campaigns full of tricks and treats.
67 million Filipinos are on Facebook. That’s 63% of the country. Facebook isn’t just the top social media network in the Philippines, however. With a user base of 2 billion users, it’s also the #1 social media site in the world. It currently has countless browser games, support for different kinds of ads, and live streaming. And, recently, Facebook started developing virtual reality.
Customer service has always been a crucial factor in growing a successful business. You shouldn’t just focus on the revenue that you can generate from your products and services, but also take the necessary steps to attract customers and turn them into loyal ones, eventually.
The question is, how to do that--especially now that customers already use different avenues to reach you?
According to the CMO survey 2018, 45.6% of firms use social media for brand awareness and brand building. Meanwhile, 32.6% of firms use it to gain new customers. However, only 23.3% of marketers are able to provide stats proving that social media has actually helped their business.