Mother's Day

Make Mother’s Day Gift-Giving Easy

It’s once again time to celebrate the mother of all holidays, with families in the United States, Canada, Germany, China and Australia honoring their matriarchs during the second Sunday in May.

Online shoppers tend to start scouring the web for Mother’s Day gifts in mid-April, while demand peaks during the first week in May. You can help indecisive family members find the best mother-lovin’ gifts by directing them to some of eBay’s most sought-after items.

Fashionable Femmes

Perhaps Mom already has a stellar fashion sense, or maybe she could use some help bringing her wardrobe into the current century. Either way, eBay offers a wide range of affordable and unique clothing, along with the handbags and jewelry to complete a spring or summer wardrobe. Whether mom is more of a vintage vixen, a sensible señora or a designer diva, eBay has her covered.

Go Go Gadgets

Electronics continue to sell very well on eBay, and nothing will position a child as the apple of his or her mother’s eye quite like an e-reader or tablet, digital camera or mp3 player. Tech-savvy mothers who already have a wireless device of choice may appreciate a cover, case or other accessory to personalize and protect their gadget.

Active Ladies

Those with mothers who enjoy the great outdoors can find everything from golf clubs to kayaks to hiking gear on eBay. If mom prefers to get her workout on indoors, eBay has DVDs, equipment and games galore. Don’t forget about accessories like mats, monitors and active wear.

She’s Crafty

Whether mom is into scrapbooking, cooking, woodworking or interior design, find the gear and supplies she needs to complete that next creative project. The seasonality of the holiday also makes it a perfect fit for garden gear like tools or party-planning necessities and niceties.

Try mixing in items like these examples to drive your site’s visitors to eBay for their Mother’s Day purchases. And don’t forget to call your mother!

Happy promoting!


The Mother of All Holiday Promotions

MERC-MothersDayLP_Q211-EditorialMain-661x220 The day to show love to the woman who brought you into this world is right around the corner – May 8th marks the annual day for children of all ages to shower affection and love upon their matriarchs during Mother’s Day.

Although celebrated worldwide on various dates throughout the months of March, April and May, the second Sunday in May is the most commonly observed date for the annual holiday, with families in the United States, China, Australia, Canada and Germany taking part in festivities.

Last year, demand for mom-related items started climbing in mid-April, gaining momentum before peaking the weekend before the big day. You can help online gift seekers by directing them to eBay to find items that will help them achieve their goal of securing the title of World’s Best Child. From greeting cards to dream vacations, your visitors can score the perfect present for Mom while you score extra revenue for getting them there.

Traditionally Speaking

Every present begins with a well-crafted greeting card. Whether it’s pre-printed or homemade, a card with a meaningful message will capture a mother’s heart every time. The most common greeting card accompaniments – flowers and chocolate – are so popular because not even Supermom can resist the lure of fragrant flora and tasty treats. Sons and daughters can put a unique twist on the duo by seeking items like flower bulbs or chocolate molds.

Pictures Worth 1,000 Words

Nothing is more precious to a mother than the memories she has experienced with her family. Offspring can make past experiences shine even brighter with a with a photo frame, album or scrapbook pieces for the craftier moms, while electronics like digital cameras and video cameras help mother dearest capture the memories yet to be made.

Luxe for Less

All that glitters is a good choice for mom. Jewelry listings and bids typically spike right before Mother’s Day, as kids (and spouses) know that necklaces, bracelets and earrings are guaranteed to put a twinkle in mom’s eye. Other posh presents include DIY spa days or bath and body treatments to renew and refresh. And for the mother who deserves it all (and whose mom doesn’t?), check out eBay’s getaway vacation packages.

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