Jim Ackerman Try This Refreshingly Low-Tech Marketing Idea for a Holiday Boost Jim Ackerman says not everything has to be digital. More Videos Video: Fix the ‘Glitches’ in Your Jewelry Business Video: Everyone in Your Jewelry Store Can Get Along. Here’s How. Podium Presents: SMS Marketing 101 for Jewelry Retailers GN Diamond Presents: How to Rock Your Diamond Sales! Share Tweet Published 4 years ago on November 28, 2017 By Jim Ackerman As digital marketing grows, getting the word out about your jewelry store is fast becoming a more technical — and more complex — endeavor, marketing specialist Jim Ackerman notes. But in the video below, he describes a “simple, low-tech, easy-to-execute, free marketing program” that can bring lots of customers this holiday season. It involves setting up joint venture promotions with local “friends in business.” Approach people such as chiropractors, accountants and car dealers — anyone who might be sending out Christmas cards. Offer to include $100 gift cards with the mailing. One of Ackerman’s clients tried the idea and generated an amazing response. Of 3,500 cards distributed, the response rate was 10 percent. “They made big money on that holiday season,” Ackerman says. Learn more: Related Topics: educationeducation videosJim Ackermansales tipsvideo columns click to Comment(Comment) Up Next Every Jewelry Store Holds Anniversary Sales … Here’s How to Make Yours Successful Don't Miss 9 Secrets That Guarantee You’ll Never Worry About Lousy Sales Again Jim Ackerman Jim Ackerman, “Marketing Coach to the Jewelry Industry,” is president of Ascend Marketing. Reach him at [email protected]. Advertisement SPONSORED VIDEO Thinking of Liquidating? Think: Wilkerson When Peter Reines, owner of Reines Jewelers in Charlottesville, VA, decided it was time to turn over the “reins” of his 45-year-old business to Jessica and Kevin Rogers, he chose Wilkerson to run his liquidation sale. It was, he says, the best way to maximize the return on his decades-long investment in fine jewelry. Now, with new owners at the helm, Reines can relax knowing that the sale was a success, and his new life is financially secure. And he’s glad he partnered with Wilkerson for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. “There’s just no way one person or company could run a sale the way we did,” he says. You may like Promoted Headlines Thinking of Liquidating? Think: Wilkerson Wilkerson Consolidating Stores? Time to Call the Experts! Wilkerson It’s Going to Set Us Up Very Nicely for Retirement Wilkerson Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Press Releases1 day ago SJTA Announces 2022 Board of Directors Columns1 day ago Here’s Why You Should Consider Hiring a Business Coach Cover Stories2 days ago 23 Ways to Do More in Your Business by Doing Less Benchmarks3 days ago These Jewelry Retailers Grab Shoppers’ Interest with Inventive Displays Headlines3 days ago $8.7M in Fake Jewelry Seized in Cincinnati and Indianapolis Best of The Best1 week ago Louisiana Jeweler To Launch Diamonds into Space Jimmy Degroot1 week ago Video: Fix the ‘Glitches’ in Your Jewelry Business Jimmy Degroot1 month ago Video: Everyone in Your Jewelry Store Can Get Along. Here’s How. Sponsored Webinars2 months ago Podium Presents: SMS Marketing 101 for Jewelry Retailers Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS INSTORE helps you become a better jeweler with the biggest daily news headlines and useful tips. (Mailed 5x per week.) Latest Comments Most Popular Benchmarks3 days ago These Jewelry Retailers Grab Shoppers’ Interest with Inventive Displays Headlines3 days ago $8.7M in Fake Jewelry Seized in Cincinnati and Indianapolis Best of The Best1 week ago Louisiana Jeweler To Launch Diamonds into Space Celebrity Jewelry6 days ago The ’60s Make a Comeback in Jewelry and Fashion Benchmarks3 days ago 11 Intriguing Examples of Jewelry Store Window Displays Hot Sellers6 days ago 90 Percent of Surveyed Jewelers Reported Growth in December. Here’s What They Sold Cover Stories2 days ago 23 Ways to Do More in Your Business by Doing Less Celebrity Jewelry3 days ago Judge the Jewels: Were Pharrell’s Diamond Tiffany & Co. Sunglasses Inspired by a Famous Antique?