During holiday and festive seasons viewers and subscribers expect to see something new with web pages and blogs and online journals. Moreover, doing something unique during such occasions tends to generate more and more interest for your label. Although it may seem overwhelming with several bloggers trying out something new to attract footfalls for their blogs; finding something unique that would stand out the rest a few of these following tips could be followed to draw more viewers to your site.
By this, it means those batches of contents that you prepare or will be preparing for any auspicious occasion, mostly holidays or festivals that people eagerly await for. With Halloween, you can try to redo the looks of your blog; the get-up. You can try using special Halloween themes with pumpkin heads, skeletons, ghosts, witches, werewolves and so on.
Do your bit of research and find out some interesting articles that you had read on horror movies or novels, articles by horror-fiction writers and filmmakers. For instance, something like, ‘James Gunn lists down his fifty favorite horror movies of all time’ or ‘Every Stephen King movie adaptations till date’. Dig up posts that had garnered a lot of attention during the Halloween season a year or more than a year ago, re-share it. Organize contests like a horror fandom quiz or ‘share your most memorable Halloween incident’, all this sort of things.
Organize a staff party ahead of the day. Get decked in the scariest of the scariest attires. Take photos of the party, the decorations, your staff, the various costumes, props and share it on your blog. You can even share these on the social media pages of your blog like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. This reflects a lot of your personality to your patrons; it shows them that you are a fun-loving person and have an interesting and fun-filled social life, it helps in creating a positive image of yourself to those accessing your blog.
Create and Sell
Plan ahead and organize a special Halloween sale. Settle down with your creative team to make some unique posters, bookmarks, special Halloween lamps, candies, t-shirts, Halloween costumes and appendages like fangs, special robes, masks, etc. However, you should keep in mind to send out emails regarding such events so that the output is more. Make sure to send out the emails at least two months prior to Halloween. Share the event details on your social media pages as well.
For those willing to get sloshed in their Halloween attire with loud music in the background list a set of local hot spots: local pubs and nightclubs and discotheques which will be hosting special Halloween-themed parties and offering special discounts on food and beverages. Mention some of the special dishes that those places will be serving exclusively for Halloween; names, content, prices, etc.
People will have started planning for costume parties at their homes with families and friends at least a month ahead of the very day. As a result of which people will be looking up the internet for unique party ideas for Halloween. You can get your team to prepare a few contents sharing some tips and ideas as to ‘how to throw a fun-filled Halloween party’, ‘top ten ideas for decorating your home this Halloween’, ‘a few special dishes for the season of the witches’, ‘cheap–costume ideas for Halloween’.
It is not necessary that you have to make all of the contents. You can share links for such ideas provided on other websites on your blog. Such contents help you to reach out more to your viewers and set you on popular choices when the user will be redirected by his searches on the internet.
The tips that have been provided here are of course not conclusive. It is not possible to what you are writing about, what generic orientation does your blog have. These tips here are some of the most basic ones. It is, of course, important that you maneuver your content for Halloween keeping in mind the kind of matters that you deal with. For instance, a political blog might not take up the same marketing strategies as that of a blog that tends to cater to car enthusiasts or technophiles. However, despite all of this almost every blog have two common aims: growth and development and for that certain seasonal strategies tend to be uniform or common.