Your Valentine's Day Toolkit...
I love making your #SalonMarketing easier and saving you valuable time. Use the Valentine graphics, quotes and trivia questions below to schedule your January and February social posts now whilst business is a little quieter in the new year. Valentine’s is one of the biggest retailing opportunities on the marketing calendar so you don’t want to miss out.
Ready-to-use Facebook graphics for St.Valentine’s Day
All 10 graphics below are designed by the Lockhart Meyer Salon Marketing team and can be used straight onto your Facebook page.
No re-sizing is needed. Simply download each one (just click on each image to download) and pop on your Facebook with the message you want to promote. It couldn’t be easier. And there are enough graphics to enable you to post every few days throughout your marketing campaign.
Client-friendly Valentine quotes for your social media
I know you’re busy running your business so I’ve also tracked down my favourite 30 client-friendly ‘Valentine Quotes’. Use them with your Valentine marketing messages on Twitter, Facebook or in-salon. Love them or hate them, quotes are always popular on social media and get higher engagement then many posts.
You can combine them with the graphics below or with your own salon or retail product shots – the possibilities are endless.
When love is not madness, it is not love
– Pedro Calderon de la Barca
I’ve fallen in love many times… always with you
A real confession: You mean so much more to me than my new iPhone!
I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life
– Rita Rudner
It is impossible to love and be wise
– Francis Bacon
True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked
– Erich Segal
Women are made to be loved, not understood
– Oscar Wilde
Love is an ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses
– Lord Dewar
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work
– Pearl Bailey
All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt
– Charles M. Schulz
If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love
– Maya Angelou
They invented hugs to let people know you love them without saying anything
– Bil Keane
We are most alive when we’re in love
– John Updike
The best smell in the world is that man that you love
– Jennifer Aniston
I wish that Valentine’s Day came with a fast-forward button…
Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else
– Nicholas Sparks
Don’t forget to leave work early today so people actually think you have Valentine day plans!
Just a reminder that your Valentine plans for me will be broadcast in real-time across 3 social networks
– Author Unknown
Love is grand; divorce is a hundred grand
Today is Valentine’s Day. Or, as men like to call it, Extortion day
– Jay Leno
I’d luv to kiss ya, but I just washed my hair
– Bette Davis
Break up on February 13th, get back together on the 15th
– David Letterman
I don’t understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine’s Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon
– Author Unknown
If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?
It’s not the men in my life that count – it’s the life in my men
– Mae West
You can’t buy love, but you can pay heavily for it
– Henny Youngman
A life without love is like a year without summer
– by Swedish proverb
Being single is pretty good. It’s a nice sense of irresponsibility
– Michael Douglas
EX means: Thanks for the EXperience. Our time has EXpired. Now EXit my life!
Valentine’s Day is for couples. Us SINGLES have the other 364 days of the year to enjoy ourselves!
7 Valentine trivia questions for your salon social
I’ve also included 7 Valentine Trivia questions to inject some fun into your social media and get your followers. Drip-feed them out one-by-one or make a big splash and award a prize – the choice is yours (answers are in brackets)…
- Which pop-star met his supermodel wife on a blind date arranged by his hairdresser? (David Bowie met Iman)
- St Valentine is the patron saint of engaged couples and also of:
a. beekeepers (correct)
- Who sat on matching gold thrones at their wedding?
a. Elton John and David Furnish
b. The Beckhams (correct)
c. Katie Price and Peter Andre
- Who was the Greek goddess of love?
c. Aphrodite (correct)
- About 25 % of Valentine cards are romantic and 75 % humorous. True or false? (False. It’s the other way round.)
- At whose wedding was Michael Jackson the best man and Elizabeth Taylor the maid of honour? (Liza Minnelli and David Gest’s)
- What is the gorgeous big gemstone in the centre of Kate Middleton’s engagement ring?
b. Sapphire (correct)
9 Valentine’s Day marketing ideas for hair, beauty and aesthetic businesses
And finally, don’t forget to read my 9 Valentine’s Day marketing ideas blog for plenty of hands-on proven tips for getting the most from St Valentine’s…