How Seasonal Brands Can Use Social to Engage Audiences 24/7

Izzy Greer, Marketing Manager of Portfolio Brands at Balsam Brands, joins the Social Pros Podcast to discuss how to make seasonal content engaging all-year-round.

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Izzy Greer, Marketing Manager of Portfolio Brands at Balsam Brands, oversees marketing strategies for brands including Balsam Hill, the Christmas and seasonal décor store.

She joins the Social Pros Podcast to share how she and her team keep the holiday spirit going on social 365 days a year. As a seasonal brand, Balsam Hill has to get really inventive in keeping its content both relevant and engaging, even in the summer months.

Izzy explains why Balsam Brands prioritizes authentic user-generated content, working with influencers, and promoting on Pinterest.

Izzy also shares some of the strategies behind paid versus organic content and how her team likes to unite them to create authentic content that resonates with its customers. 

In This Episode:

  • 5:34 – How Izzy structures content all year round for seasonal products
  • 7:00 – How internal systems and pacing works for marketing seasonal content
  • 8:53 – The reasons why people engage differently with Balsam Brands throughout the year
  • 10:10 – Izzy’s key insights from social listening
  • 12:40 – How Izzy’s team manages effective customer conversations
  • 14:44 – Why Balsam Brands looks for an authentic connection when working with celebrities and influencers
  • 20:20 – The tools Balsam Brands uses to collect and analyze content performance data
  • 21:56 – Why an effective Pinterest strategy considers the platform’s planning and search engine functions
  • 25:05 – How to create the volume of visual marketing content needed for social media
  • 28:27 – How Balsam Brands taps into user-generated content


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