Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category
Thursday, November 15th, 2012
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner, there’s an important date that falls between the two to take note of: Small Business Saturday®, a day dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide. This year, Small Business Saturday falls on November 24.
As a Yahoo! store owner, you may already be aware of Small Business Saturday, which was first held in November 2010. Last year, over 100 million people came together to "Shop Small" on Small Business Saturday 2011.*
If you’d like to help make November 24 a big day for small businesses, American Express has a few tools to help you out. Qualifying small businesses can sign up for free, geo-targeted advertising through November 19, while media inventory lasts. You can also [...]
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Are you a merchant that makes one-of-a-kind gifts? If so, you may be interested in submitting an entry for the Entrepreneur.com Indie Merchant Gift Guide. Entrepreneur.com invites all eligible merchants to tell them about one item you sell, priced at $50 or less, which may be the perfect gift for someone special this holiday season. Entries are due by November 1, 2012, at 6 p.m. ET.
Entries must be 250 words or less, and should include information about [...]
Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
Can you believe it’s already nearing the end of September? While it’s technically still summer for a couple more days, we at Yahoo! Small Business have the same thing on our minds that you do: the holiday shopping season. It’s just around the corner, and that’s why Owen Linderholm has written a special top holiday tips blog post for Profit Minded, the Yahoo! Small Business Advisor blog.
Check out “Top Tips for Small Business Ecommerce Sales This Holiday” for a great checklist of important holiday dates, and top preparation and execution tips [...]
Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
The holiday shopping season may be months away, but it’s always top of mind. This week, Profit Minded — the Yahoo! Small Business Advisor Blog — shares an article with three tips for getting your products included in holiday gift guides.
The article, originally published on Meylah, provides advice on:
- Identifying holiday gift guide opportunities
- How to approach journalists and editors to get your products featured, and following up with them
- How to make your products stand out from those sold by other retailers, and more [...]