The holiday shopping season has officially begun! While online shopping has spiked in the past couple of years, 72% of shoppers still plan to make their Christmas purchases in-store. But how can brick-and-mortar businesses stand out from the pack and ensure customers engage with their holiday promotional message? The answer lies in a brand new Christmas marketing channel that connects businesses with on-the-go customers at their peak moment of purchase: Introducing In-Car Promotions.
In-car promotions are a new way for brands and businesses to connect, interact, and engage with drivers and nearby customers directly through the car screen, delivering dynamic offers, deals, and discounts.
Trusted by top brands across all touchpoints of a driver's journey, in-car promotional campaigns are proving to be an untapped channel for reaching responsive customers in an exclusive space.
But how can you incorporate this new advertising channel into your current Christmas marketing strategy?
Here are 4 in-car promotional ideas to get you started:
Christmas Marketing In-Car Promotional Ideas
Advent In-Car Promotion
Many brands and businesses feature Advent in their holiday marketing strategy – Providing exclusive offers and discounts each day between December 4th- 24th.
With 4screen, you now have the ability to utilize a new channel for delivering your Advent-themed deals, swapping the offer daily to keep your promotions fresh and unique.
Concept: Use an Advent Calendar as your In-Car Offer visual. Then, each day, have a new graphic appear with a calendar date unlocked. And finally, with your copy, promote the day's new holiday offer:
Free Gift with Purchase In-Car Promotion
There's no better way to celebrate the Season of Giving than by providing holiday shoppers with a special treat. So, for this year, how about offering a free gift to nearby customers as part of your Christmas marketing strategy? This can work as a special added incentive to drive more customers to your doors.
Christmas Loyalty Points In-Car Promotion
Studies have found that 83% of customers are more likely to continue doing business with brands that offer loyalty programs.
This holiday season is the perfect time to foster loyalty and promote your reward schemes directly through the in-car screen.
Gift Card In-Car Promotion
The global gift card market is steadily on the rise, valued at $884.76 billion and growing by 8% annually.
This astounding statistic raises an important question: Are you doing enough this Holiday Season to promote your gift cards?
Why not promote the gift of gift cards in an exclusive space this Christmas? With a 10x average ROAS on all in-car marketing campaigns, let's get those gift cards flying off the pegs.
Additional In-Car Christmas Marketing Benefits
4screen doesn't only offer a platform for in-car offers and promotions. You can also use our Sponsored In-Car Search ad format to rank at the top of relevant driver search results. You can also have your logo appear on customers' car screens with a Branded Pin, literally boosting yourself above the competition in your area.
Maybe you would like to update your Christmas opening hours on customer's car screens.
In traditional in-car infotainment screens, it can take up to nine months to make any change about your business or location (And sometimes, it simply never updates). But by working with 4screen, we can swap in your new information and have it updated in just 15 minutes.
This is perfect for planning your upcoming holiday season and informing drivers of your latest Christmas Opening Hours.
Now, all that's left to do is to get your new Christmas in-car promotional campaign on the road. Simply click here, and one of our advisors will help you get started.