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3 tips to capitalize on for holiday SEM

The holiday rush is full-throttle for producers, consumers and marketers, meaning it's important for marketing strategists to look for every possible way to reach the market. Search engine marketing is one of those ways, and an effective on at that. In order to get the campaign on-target, here are three helpful tips:

1. Expect and plan for a large campaign
Make sure there are multiple strategies available for the e-commerce realm, abundant funds and patience to review the incoming statistics. Planning and executing successfully this year can help when it comes to future seasons.

2. Expand target audience
Promotions should be spread as far as every eye can see. Search Engine Watch even suggests reaching out to the "wrong demographic," meaning this the time of year consumers break down gender, age or other categorical spending habit barriers, and marketers should capitalize on it.

3. Take advantage of proactive shoppers
Consumers are hyper-aware of the market during the holiday season and are looking into every avenue they can for products, including social media channels. Don't forget that busy consumers typically buy well after the holiday's end too, so no early quitting.

Sheila Kloefkorn

With more than 25 years of hands on marketing strategy and operations experience, Sheila Kloefkorn is dedicated to developing marketing strategies and plans that help clients succeed. Some of the world's largest brands have depended on Sheila for marketing programs that delivered tangible and substantial results. Specialties: B2B marketing, lead generation, lead nurturing, sales strategy, marketing strategy, competitive marketing strategy, social media, search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), mobile marketing, email marketing, website design, marketing plans.