Creative Promotion Ideas for a Country in Lock-Down

Apr 8, 2020
Kateryna Kozachenko
Marketing Manager
Min to read

We don’t need to tell you how intensely COVID-19 has affected industries and small businesses worldwide, not to mention our everyday lives.

While some businesses, like home entertainment and online gambling, will actually benefit from the current situation, the rest of the world is, unfortunately, struggling to make ends meet.

If you’re looking for ways to maintain your brand communication and avoid losing too much money, these different types of promotions could help you out.

Geofencing to make sure you’re staying home during quarantine

Kick off with a socially responsible competition.

Tell your users to turn on their location and stay at home for at least 14 days, after which they can get a reward. It’s up to you whether it’s going to be a discount, coupon code or loyalty points. The most important thing here is that you care about your customers’ health and incentivize their next purchase at the same time.

Offer discounts for online orders

Some might prefer to focus on saving money now with the high degree of uncertainty brought about by the COVID-19 situation.

However, we believe that with more and more sunny days and summer just around the corner, your customers will still feel the need for some wardrobe upgrades.

Help your customers by offering discounts that encourage them to make more orders online:

Ethical referral incentives

If you want to show that you truly care about your customers and are going through these tough times together with them, introduce these ethical referrals:  

Create a loyal online community

Now is the time to focus on your most loyal customers and create a community for them to be a part of, while also increasing your brand awareness.

Discover how promotions can help you get through the COVID-19 crisis with minimal damage for e-commerce to clear your inventory, travel, and other industries on our blog.

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