Whether you love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, ready to take the world by storm so get on the bandwagon and make the most of it while it lasts! And let’s face it, even if you roll your eyes at the thought of cute teddybears and fluffy hearts flooding your life, it is a great opportunity to increase sales in your Shoptsie online store! Follow our tips and see your sales soar:
- First, you need to beautify your store with our Special Occasion App, where you find special Valentine’s decoration. Get in tune with the love atmosphere and let your store’s appearance exude the same vibe.
- Create special Valentine’s Day products, especially meant for this period
- Organise Contests where your followers need to like, share and comment under your product images on your Facebook or Instagram page, for example, this product will be the prize of the lucky winner, announce the duration of this contest, one week prior to Valentine’s Day should be perfect and then pick the lucky winner and make sure you ship the product so they receive it just in time for Valentine’s Day. Surprise your follower and chances are, you will get yourself a loyal customer.
- Before shipping your products, pack them up into a red or pink wrapping paper or use heart-shaped stickers or include a card inside the package saying “Happy Valentine’s Day, with love” and your shop’s name. Be creative, everyone loves surprises!
- Discounts- offer your customers and followers discounts for this special occasion and see the money start rolling in.
- Make a gift set by wrapping 2 or 3 of your products and include these into the discount as well. Think about what couples would enjoy to receive, or give to each other as presents.
- Create and group your products under the categories “For Him” and “For Her” and help your potential customers find what they are looking for, in an easier, more efficient way. Remember, it’s all about surprising the loved one!
- Surprise your customers with offering them Free shipping with two weeks before Valentine’s Day. This is the time for gifts, gifts, gifts, so step up your sales game!
- Come up with a “2 for the price of one- special offer for couples” concept and pair together two of your products that would work well for couples. They will love the fact that they can save money and receive double the products and you will get your message across, spread your name and increase your brand-awareness and increase your customer pool.