The Rundown: Black Friday, Small Biz Saturday & Cyber Monday

We’re in the home stretch.  Only a few more days until the holiday shopping weekend kicks off.  Here’s a rundown of each day on OpenSky- including official hashtags, suggested hashtags and email schedules. We’ve also included a few helpful links that you can reference to make sure the posts you’re creating and broadcasting are effective.

Enjoy!

Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov 28

Suggested Hashtags: #givethanks, #shopforacause, #thanksgiving
Member Email: 12am ET
Member Email: 1pm ET
Rewards Members receive Free Shipping at 11pm ET

Black Friday, Nov 29

Official Hashtag: #blackfriday
Suggested Hashtags: #sale, #doorbuster, #shopforacause, #BOGO, #freeshipping, #limitedquantity
Member Email: 12am ET
Member Email: 12pm ET
Member Email: 8pm ET
Rewards Program Free Shipping expires at 12pm ET
Twitter Small Business Blog: #BlackFriday & #CyberMonday Shoppers on Twitter

Small Business Saturday, Nov 30

Official Hashtag: #shopsmall
Suggested Hashtags: #opensky #community #smallbizsat, #smallbusiness
Member Email: 12am ET
Member Email: 1pm ET
Member Email: 8pm ET
Download Twitter’s Small Business Saturday ToolKit
Get $100 in Ad Credits from Twitter
Download Small Business Saturday Resources provided by American Express
5 Tips for Using Facebook on Small Business Saturday
Tip: Today’s the day to email your contacts and thank them for supporting your business over the year.

Sunday, December 1

Member Email + Rewards members receive credit: 12am ET
Member Email: 1pm ET
Member Email + Rewards members receive Free Shipping: 11 pm ET

Cyber Monday

Official Hashtag: #cybermonday
Suggested Hashtags: #dealoftheday #doorbuster #sale
Member Email + Rewards members receive Credit & Free Shipping: 12AM
Member Email: 12pm ET
Member Email: 8pm: 4 Hours Left to Shop
*Rewards Credits expire: 11:59pm ET
Twitter Small Business Blog: #BlackFriday & #CyberMonday Shoppers on Twitter

And if you have some great advice for selling over the weekend  please share some of your own tips and tricks for the rest of the Community to benefit from!

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