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Mother's Day selling guide

Mother’s Day is more than just a date on the calendar; it’s a heartfelt celebration honoring mothers and mother figures worldwide. It’s a chance for everyone to show their moms how much they appreciate and cherish them.

While Mother’s Day is celebrated on various dates around the globe, the most common date is the second Sunday in May, observed in the USA and many other countries.

Mother’s Day by the Numbers

Did you know that Americans are expected to spend a whopping $35.7 billion on Mother’s Day gifts in 2023? Yes, you read that right!

With 84% of U.S. adults planning to celebrate, it’s clear that this day holds a special place in their hearts.

Greeting cards, flowers, and unique outings top the list of popular gifts, showcasing the diverse ways people choose to express their love (sources: National Retail Federation, Greeting Card Association)

What Products to Sell

When it comes to choosing what to sell for Mother’s Day, think about gifts that bring comfort, joy, and a personal touch. Here’s a quick list to get you started:

- Fashion favorites like t-shirts, tank tops, and hoodies

- Cozy blankets and stylish drinkware

- Custom phone cases and journals for those heartfelt notes

- Decorative posters, wall art, and, of course, greeting cards

Marketing Tips for Mother’s Day

Know Your Dates

With Mother’s Day celebrated on different dates worldwide, it’s crucial to plan your promotions accordingly. This ensures your marketing efforts hit just the right note at the right time.

Create a Special Page

Showcase your dedication by dedicating a page on your website exclusively for Mother’s Day products.

Highlight your best offerings, personalization options, and special deals. Adding gift tips or related blog posts can also provide value to your customers.

Personalization is Key

A personalized gift carries a deeper meaning. Allow your customers to customize their gifts, making them even more special and unique.

Leverage Social Media

Don’t underestimate the power of social media.

Use platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest to showcase your products and engage with your audience.

Creative content can capture attention and drive sales.

Engage with Your Audience

Consider hosting online events, such as mini-games or giveaways, to engage with your audience.

Encouraging them to share memories or pictures can create a sense of community and bring your brand closer to your customers.

Offer Deals

Finally, sweeten the deal with sales and promotions. Attractive offers can be the final nudge customers need to make a purchase.

Mother’s Day is a golden opportunity for print-on-demand platforms to connect with customers on an emotional level. By understanding shopping trends, offering a thoughtful selection of products, and employing strategic marketing tactics, you can make this Mother’s Day a successful one for your business.

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