20 Ideas For Your Social Media Over The Festive Period

20 Ideas For Your Social Media Over The Festive Period

Tis’ almost the season to be jolly and social media is no exception! With just over 8 weeks until Christmas, here are some social media ideas for the festive season.

This is a great time to enrich your social media strategy and truly connect with your audience, but as always, not all of these may be appropriate for your business, so do ensure you consider each one and how to align it with your social media strategy.

  1. Holiday Countdown: Get your audience excited for the holidays with a countdown, sharing a different product or service each day.
  2. Behind-the-Scenes Look: Show what goes into preparing for the holiday season in your business.
  3. Gift Guides: Share ideas on the perfect gifts that you offer for different types of customers.
  4. Festive Makeover for Your Profile: Update your social media profiles and banners with a festive theme.
  5. Holiday Promotions: Announce discounts, deals or holiday bundles.
  6. Customer Appreciation Post: Thank your customers for their support throughout the year.
  7. Holiday-themed Contest or Giveaway: Engage your audience with a holiday-themed contest or giveaway.
  8. Charity Partnerships: Highlight any charities or causes your business supports during the festive season.
  9. Employee Spotlight: Share photos or fun facts about your team, emphasising the human side of your business.
  10. Festive Tips and Tricks: Provide useful advice related to your business for the holiday season.
  11. Year-in-Review: Share the highlights and achievements of the year.
  12. Holiday Recipes or DIYs: Depending on your business, share some festive recipes or DIY ideas.
  13. Holiday-themed User Generated Content: Encourage customers to share photos of your products in festive settings.
  14. Interview with Santa: Create a fun Q&A with Santa Claus about why he loves your products or services.
  15. Holiday FAQ: Anticipate common customer questions during the holiday season and address them in a post.
  16. Festive Polls and Quizzes: Engage your audience with fun, festive-themed interactive content.
  17. Christmas Tree Decoration: Share a photo of your business’ Christmas tree or decorations.
  18. New Year’s Resolutions: Share your business resolutions for the upcoming year.
  19. Product or Service Spotlight: Feature a different product or service each day leading up to the holidays.
  20. Festive Live Video: Host a live video session on social media to connect directly with your followers, perhaps for a holiday unboxing or a behind-the-scenes tour.


If these don’t spread some holiday cheer, we’re not sure what will! Don’t just focus on selling during the holidays. Instead, enjoy your community, thank your customers and have fun!

Give some of them a go and let us know what kind of response you get!

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