Insurance co and retailers like Glasses.com run July 4 holiday campaigns.
As the Fourth of July quickly approaches, State Farm is reinforcing the importance of firework safety on Twitter. The company tweeted today to remind followers to review the national council on firework safety website, linking to the council's site. Meanwhile, retailers like Glasses.com and Birchbox are promoting July 4 offers.
As everyone prepares for their 4th of July celebrations, keep in mind some firework safety tips. fireworksafety.com— State Farm (@StateFarm) July 3, 2012
A Glasses.com Promoted Tweet pushes a 40 percent discount on lenses when consumers use the "July4" code.
And, as brick-and-mortar retailers use Twitter to remind followers that they'll be closed in celebration of the national holiday, online sites are hoping consumers buy online during special Independence Day sales events. Beauty and lifestyle samples purveyor Birchbox aims to build its Facebook likes by promising a one-day July 4 sale if the firm reaches 150,000 likes. It currently has around 146,000.
Help us reach 150k Facebook fans by tomorrow and we'll unlock a special 4th of July sale! We're almost there! birch.ly/Lj8zSs— birchbox (@birchbox) July 3, 2012
State Farm is also running a Promoted Tweet campaign to tout its work for charity through its World Series related Go To Bat Program, part of a partnership with Major League Baseball.
Join the Industry's Leading eCommerce & Direct Marketing Experts in Chicago
ClickZ Live Chicago (Nov 3-6) will deliver over 50 sessions across 4 days and 10 individual tracks, including Data-Driven Marketing, Social, Mobile, Display, Search and Email. Check out the full agenda and register by Friday, Oct 3 to take advantage of Early Bird Rates!
Daniel Mickens is a ClickZ editorial intern.
IBM Social Analytics: The Science Behind Social Media Marketing
80% of internet users say they prefer to connect with brands via Facebook. 65% of social media users say they use it to learn more about brands, products and services. Learn about how to find more about customers' attitudes, preferences and buying habits from what they say on social media channels.
An Introduction to Marketing Attribution: Selecting the Right Model for Search, Display & Social Advertising
If you're considering implementing a marketing attribution model to measure and optimize your programs, this paper is a great introduction. It also includes real-life tips from marketers who have successfully implemented attribution in their organizations.
September 23, 2014
September 30, 2014
1:00pm ET/10:00am PT
October 23, 2014
1:00pm ET/10:00am PT