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04 Nov 10 The Holidays Are Coming! Are You Ready?

The Holidays are just around the corner, and that means it’s time to grab your piece of the multi-billion dollar holiday spending season. The big online retailers Amazon, eBay, Walmart and more have already started heavy promotions. The graph below is an aggregate of shopping related searches on Google over the past 12 months. So the spike at the beginning shows last years volume, the spike at the right of the graph show what is happening right now.

For more information on the Holiday Shopping Season, I recommend you check out the Google Retail Blog.

Hint: Check out their posts from last year, both before and after the holiday season.

More Cool Holiday Resources For You

This year Google has launched the Holiday Marketing Central, the data and infor shared here could be invaluable if used correctly.

For example did you know that Tuesdays are the biggest shopping days during the month of December? I thought Monday was the biggest shopping day.

Seasonal Holiday CampaignsThis is a presentation I created last year for the San Francisco Meetup202 Group, it’s was refreshed this year and should give you more insight and data to get you motivated.

Download Seasonal Holiday Campaigns PDF File

Finally here’s a recent post from Ian Fernando, that talks about tools affiliates can make use of to easily build holiday themed shopping sites.

What has your experience been? Is this the biggest time of the year for you?

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