5 Traffic Driving Twitter Tactics for Mother’s Day (or any holiday)

moms r tweeple 2 twitter teeSo what’s next on your Social Media calendar?

What?!? NO CALENDAR???

Perhaps this will help inspire you to create one! Mother’s Day is around the corner and I’ve run across some very creative tie-ins from Twitter contests to blog posts! Now, it may be too late (or not) for you to jump on the Mom’s Day bandwagon, but I thought I’d share in hopes of seeing some creative promotions for June which, by the way, is National Safety Month, Adopt a Cat month, National Iced Tea month, Turkey Lovers Month and a bunch of other holidays!

1. Clever Tie-in Content

PattyInNYC: RT @greencelebrity: Mothers Day 2010: Top 10 iPhone apps for new moms say “Happy Mother’s Dayhttp://w.sns.ly/ToH42

2. “Old school” Give-away

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blog Mother's Day contest3. “Retweet to Win” contest

simplydab: RT @valituttijewels FLOWER FOR MOTHERS DAY http://bit.ly/bX2ftk (expand) “Absolutely gorgeous and unique!”RT to win a gemstone.winner @ 1K followers

4. “Urgency” Updates

sandpointcc: Mothers Day 90% Sold Out. Act quickly if you still plan on attending. 525-5766
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5. Partner With a Charity: Extend your social reach!
WescheJewelers: Jewelry sale to benefit Feed the Hungry Bends Community Center will host Mothers Day Jewelry Sale Saturday Program… @ http://is.gd/bHuOS (expand)

Of course these easily carry over to Facebook and other social networks as well! Please share if you have, or have seen, any great social media strategies that are “calendar” or promotion based in the comments and feel free to comment on these too!

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Good luck!


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Richard Bouchez is a certified Inbound Marketing professional specializing in Social Media Marketing & New Media content development. Richard’s web, audio & video work has been honored with Emmy, Promax & CBA awards.