With August now upon us, we enter into the last month of summer. This may be the last chance to take advantage of the beautiful outdoor weather and summer vacations before Fall. If you’re looking for ideas on how to end the summer season with a bang, these tips should help make your business a hot spot in August.

August Marketing Themes:

  • Back to School
  • Travel & Leisure
  • Family Fun Month
  • National Picnic Month
  • National Golf Month
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Content Ideas for August:

Family Fun Month

Show your customers that you care about their whole family by adding some great family summer activity ideas to your next email. You can go one step further by hosting and event with activities for the whole family to ensure generations of loyal customers.

HOW: Create an Event

Travel and Leisure Tips

August is one of the most popular times of the year to travel. Capitalize on that theme by sending out a newsletter highlighting some of the best places to go and things to do in your area – making sure to include your business on that list.

MORE: 30 Email Ideas for When You’re Not Sure What to Send

Senior Citizens Day

Take this day to show appreciation for the contributions of the senior citizens in your community. You can do this in a number of ways, such as; oering a senior discount for the day, or doing a spotlight on the achievements of one of your senior citizen customers in your next email

HOW:  Create a Coupon

Back to School Sale

With a new school year about to start, now is the best time to oer a back to school sale. By adding a coupon to your email, you can incentivize customers to get everything they need from you, before they get it elsewhere.

HOW: Create a Trackable Coupon

How can you get your new customers to stay loyal all year long?
Repeat customers are reported to spend 300 percent more than new customers.

Make it easier to retain new customers by encouraging them to join your email list and following up with a thoughtful and timely marketing email.

7 Easy Steps to Retain Customers

It’s more important now than ever for businesses to communicate with their customers often and everywhere! We need to be where our customers are in order to stay top of mind. Bearing this in mind, here are some effective ways to keep in touch with your customers, both before and after a sale, to help forge a strong and long-lasting relationship.

  1. Encourage new contacts to join your email list
  2. Give your email subscribers a warm welcome
  3. Invite new contacts to connect with you on social media
  4. Get to know your new contacts via a survey or poll
  5. Organize your contacts in targeted email lists
  6. Entice new customers with an Event
  7. Re-engage with an irresistible offer

The Power of Email Marketing

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Let me know if I can help you get started.  It’s pretty much my favorite thing to do!