Black Friday is an informal name for the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, the fourth Thursday of November, which has been regarded as the beginning of the country's Christmas shopping season since 1952, although the term "Black Friday" did not become widely recognised or used until the early 2000s.
The earliest evidence of the phrase Black Friday applied to the day after Thanksgiving in a shopping context suggests that the term originated in Philadelphia, where it was used to describe the heavy and disruptive pedestrian and vehicle traffic that would occur on the day after Thanksgiving.
What is Cyber Black Friday?
Cyber Black Friday is a marketing term for the online version of Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving Day in the United States. The term made its debut in a 2009 press release entitled "Black Friday Goes Online for Cyber Black Friday". Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Giving Tuesday. Cyber Monday is a marketing term for the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. The term "Cyber Monday" was created by marketing companies to persuade people to shop online.
What about Down Under?
Black Friday and Cyber Monday encompass one of the busiest shopping periods in Australia. Even though the phenomenon originated in the US and aren’t exactly official sales in Australia, it hasn’t stopped them from becoming popular with both retailers and shoppers. No longer can we say that Black Friday is a new phenomenon Down Under.
Full Swing for Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals!
CONNECT will offer its first year, full-swing, Black Friday Deals. The offers will be tremendous! At least that is, what we have available by now and off what we have achieved in the last 3 years. Offers will include: Reliable Hosting, Web Applications, Slashed Maintenance Hours, Brilliant Design Support!
Additional offers will include: Essential VPN services with super cheap prices, Email client deals, and other, 3rd party offers via CONNECT, 2u2 Web Technologies.
Nonetheless - As Black Friday approaches, doubts emerge: Will there be a better deal on Cyber Monday? Since this sales holiday is growing even faster than Black Friday, that’s a valid question. So do you wait?
Deals upcoming from the 23rd to 26th November, then extended with a 50% until 20th Jan. Stay tuned!