The holiday season has traditionally been the largest revenue generator of the year for major brands and retailers, but 2020 has marketers taking their typical playbooks and throwing them out the window. In large due to the coronavirus pandemic, consumer behaviors have shifted across the board....

The 2019 holiday shopping season became the first-ever trillion-dollar retail season in US history. All three key shopping days (Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday) gained over 14% in incremental sales compared to prior years and were on track to again exceed sales in 2020…...

New Year’s Eve is traditionally the night to make a statement, and that extends to social as well. Whether you’re capping off the year with a big brand moment, or you’re keeping it casual on your journey towards the midnight hour, you’ll want to make...

As we head into the back half of October, we approach a time of year that is integral for so many brands’ bottom lines – the holiday season. While we’re still a few weeks out from full-on holiday cheer in every storefront, the time to...

Holiday season is right around the corner, and what better way to kick it off than with the spookiest of them all? While a lot of brands are already beginning to consider dos and don'ts for their holiday content, it’s important to make sure you...

Where does the time go? It seems like only yesterday we were snapping poolside selfies and buying popsicles by the dozen, but now we’re here--swapping out our sandals for sweaters and devouring all things pumpkin spice. It’s officially fall, which means the holiday season almost...

Hard to believe we are turning a sharp corner into the last quarter of the year and it’s time to start planning your holiday social campaign. Q4 is make or break for a lot of businesses and each year, the competition grows.  According to eMarketer social...

The Fourth of July brought us a multitude of fireworks, grilling out, and hangovers last week. Along with the influx of poorly-shot iPhone videos featuring local fireworks displays in newsfeeds, brands often got in on the conversation, finding ways to jump in on top-of-mind conversations....

Another national holiday has come and gone, so naturally, many brands relished the opportunity to take part in the larger conversation. This works for some brands, opening the door to get creative around a topic that relates back to their company. Sometimes though, it’s better...

The 4th of July is a tricky holiday for marketers. To ignore it completely comes across a little unpatriotic, but swing too far in the opposite direction, decorating your channel with rippling flags and eye-popping flashes of red, white, and blue, and you risk your...