Don’t Get Left Behind: Prime Day 2024 Moves Your Competitors Are Already Making

As Amazon’s Prime Day 2024 approaches, I want to ensure you have everything you need to make this your most successful event yet. From inventory management to customer engagement, following this detailed strategic checklist will prepare you to capitalize on one of the biggest shopping events of the year.

Prime Day 2024: Your Essential Preparation Guide

Prime Day is not just an opportunity; it’s a pivotal moment to boost your annual sales. Here’s how to prepare, execute, and follow up with precision using our comprehensive checklist.

1. Before Prime Day: 30-Day Countdown

Preparation is key – here’s how to ensure you’re ready to hit the ground running:

Inventory Management

☑️ Do: Ensure all top-selling products are fully stocked.
Tip: Monitor inventory levels in real time to avoid stockouts during peak traffic.

Promotional Campaign Planning

☑️ Do: Plan and schedule a variety of promotions, such as Lightning Deals or exclusive coupons.
Tip: Allocate your advertising budget wisely across different ad types to maximize visibility.

Product Listing Optimization

☑️ Do: Update product listings with high-quality images and keyword-rich descriptions.
Tip: Engage potential customers with compelling content that enhances the shopping experience.

Sales Performance Monitoring

☑️ Do: Set up real-time monitoring to track sales and the effectiveness of promotions.
Tip: Use data to quickly adjust strategies and improve performance throughout the event.

Ads Management

☑️ Do: Confirm the budgets and planned actions or tactics for Dayparting (scheduling ads to run at specific times) and Budget Manager (a tool for managing and optimizing budget spend) are properly configured and ready to be implemented.
Tip: Keep an eye on ROAS and other critical KPIs to ensure optimal ad spend.

Customer Engagement

☑️ Do: Inform your DTC customer base about exclusive Prime Day deals through targeted emails and engaging social media posts.
Tip: Create a series of visually appealing social media posts and stories that tease upcoming deals without revealing too much detail. Use countdowns, interactive polls, and sneak peeks to build excitement and curiosity. Consider utilizing #primeday hashtag for your Prime Day promotions to increase visibility and track engagement.

2. During Prime Day: 48-Hour Event

Execution is crucial – manage the event with these actionable tips:

Performance Analysis

☑️ Do: Analyze sales data and advertising performance continuously.
Tip: Identify which strategies are working and which may need quick adjustments.

Inventory Readjustment

☑️ Do: Adjust inventory based on real-time sales data and customer feedback.
Tip: Ensure popular items remain available to maintain sales momentum.

Post-Sale Operations

☑️ Do: Efficiently process returns and address any post-sale issues.
Tip: Ensure a smooth experience to enhance customer satisfaction and loyalty by addressing post-sale issues within 24 hours.

3. Post Prime Day: 30-Day Review

Reflection and adjustment – capitalize on leveraging the insights gained for future planning:

Historic Trends Analysis

☑️ Do: Review sales, CTR, ad spend, CPC, ROAS, eCPM, and DPV trends from the last three Prime Days.
Tip: Adjust your strategies based on these Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to better prepare for the next big event.

Post-Event Strategy

☑️ Do: Reconcile financials and review overall campaign performance.
Tip: Use the post-Prime Day period to analyze data, gather insights, and plan improvements thoroughly.

Stay Updated and Informed

To ensure you’re fully prepared, follow us on LinkedIn for all the latest updates leading up to Prime Day 2024. Our AMZ 2024 PRIME DAY GUIDE is designed to help you navigate through each phase with ease and confidence.

Need personalized assistance with your Prime Day strategies? Don’t hesitate to book a consultation with our team. We’re here to help you tailor your approach to ensure Prime Day 2024 is a resounding success for your brand!

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