Heads up: it may only be September, but if you’re not already preparing your holiday content marketing strategy (and thinking about SEO!), then you’re missing out on conversion opportunities and sales. We know, we know — nobody likes to start thinking about the holidays before the fourth quarter, but consider this: In 2017, $5.03B was spent in Black Friday sales, with an astounding $2B of that spent on mobile alone! And, Cyber Monday 2017 was the biggest single online shopping day in US History, with $6.59B in sales.
With foot traffic decreasing in traditional brick and mortar stores, and with “Pre-Black Friday” sales beginning right after Halloween, it’s time to invest in a solid digital marketing strategy. And of course, for optimal results, SEO should serve as the foundation of the strategy (because how can you sell anything if consumers can’t find your website?). Here are three ways you can help prepare your company to have the most successful holiday season ever: