Daughters, sons and husbands spent about $18 billion on Mother's Day gifts in 2012, and a quarter of them shopped online, according to MSN Money. Needless to say, merchants are doing everything they can this year, too, to get a piece of this pie. Many gift sellers have implemented digital marketing campaigns to target online audiences in particular. Here are some highlights:
The jewelry giant is using a multi-pronged approach for its electronic marketing campaign. Zales' website and social media outlets are all being used to direct customers to buy at Zales, according to Adweek. Facebook is the anchor for the campaign this year, but changes have been made. Now, the Facebook page is positioned as a destination instead of merely redirecting viewers to Zales' main site.