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Thursday, December 03, 2015

Decorating Your Website For the Holidays #TBT

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In this edition of #ThrowbackTursday, I'm jumping back to October 2011 to the topic of website holiday themes.

In that Nugget, I explained how you could add a few small, cheerful holiday design changes to your website as well as some quick links to help holiday shoppers.

Most retail websites maintain the same design throughout the entire year even though those same businesses will dec...

AT: 12/03/2015 10:01:06 AM   0 COMMENTS
Monday, October 10, 2011

Holiday 2011 Run-Up: Website Holiday Themes

Just like you would decorate your store, once the Holiday Season starts you should add a holiday theme to your website.

Above all other marketing campaigns, this theme change will signify to your visitors that the holiday season has arrived. The theme change should take place whenever you start your holiday marketing. If your first holiday email or print ad is November 15, 2011 then that's when the website theme should change. Otherwise we don't suggest changing the theme until the evening before Thanksgiving.

Here are some good suggestions from what we saw during the Holiday 2010 Season and previous years from a few retail jewelers.

Let's start with some suggestions to modify the header of all your pages. You could add a specific link to your header navigation menu. Last year Land's End added the word "GIFTS" w...

AT: 10/10/2011 10:56:09 AM   0 COMMENTS
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