Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Last Minute Christmas Sales Ideas

Just six shopping days till Christmas and there are still tips that can help you get more out of these last minute sales days.

Guide Your Customers' Experience
Organize your products in a way that makes it easy for customers to zero in on what they're looking for. Group items into categories such as "Gifts for Him," "Gifts for Her," "Toys for Ages 2-4," etc.

Offer Gift Certificates
Explains Rincon, "Many buyers don't know exactly what to get, and a gift certificate is a great alternative." With online delivery, buyers can purchase all the way up to, and even on Christmas Day and still have purchases reach their recipients on time.

Gift Certificates are great sales ideas for restaurants and service based business.  It gives your customers a way to share your products with their friends and loved ones.  

Offer Gift Wrapping And Gift Cards
People shop online to save time and avoid hassles. They don't have time to physically receive the gifts they order, then wrap and resend them. By providing this service, you add value to your products and gain a competitive edge.

Offer Wish Lists
Many shopping cart systems already have a wish list feature built in. Shoppers should be able to choose what they like from your site, create a list, and store it there for other buyers to reference, or have it emailed directly to them.

Offer Free Delivery And Set-Up
You're not taking a loss here — you're just building those costs into your price. According to a survey by, seventy-five percent of consumers view free shipping as a major selling point. When they don't have to calculate those extra fees, it's that much simpler and more convenient for them. So in the end, both you and your customer are happy.

Ways to Confuse Santa: Instead of Christmas ornaments decorate your tree with Easter Eggs.

If you are looking for someplace to have your Gift Certificates printed give us a call here at MI Printing 623.582.1302.

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