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May 20, 2016
Contests can be a great way to generate engagement and encourage participation from your audience. And such actions can also have a significant influence on your SEO efforts.
Boost SEO Using Social Media, Contests and Giveaways | Social Media Today
March 05, 2016
Giveaways are one of the best ways to stimulate interest in your product, because people like to tell other people about free things. Here are five ways to use giveaways and contests to advantage.
September 23, 2015
A contest is a great way to gain more followers, get your audience involved with your brand and an awesome opportunity to connect with your customers on a personal level. Here are three tips to running a successful contest.
How to Run a Social Media Contest | Social Media Today
August 07, 2015
Timeline contests on Facebook are a friendly way for your fans and followers to participate in your social media efforts and win a little something along the way. In return, you quickly increase engagement analytics, grow your email and marketing leads list, and learn more about your customers.
May 29, 2015
Like to win, hashtags, and email-gating are three types of contests brands on Instagram should consider.
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May 12, 2015
​Marketing professionals recognize social media contests as one of the most popular and effective ways to gather data from users and consumers. But what types of data are brands collecting? And what does the data they’re collecting say about the marketing industry now? To answer these questions, we analyzed a database of nearly 1 million promotion forms used by brands around the world.
December 02, 2014
You’re looking to grow your business, increase social engagement, and drive sales, so you stumble upon the world of sweepstakes and contests. But, what’s the difference between the two? Should you run a sweepstakes or a contest? What are the use cases? Which one will help you grow your business more? This article will take you step by step through the differences between the two, how they can be used, and why one may be better than the other for rapid growth.
August 01, 2014
As more small businesses get involved with Facebook, they’re using contests to engage more of their followers. Unfortunately, not all businesses follow Facebook’s official rules and guidelines for contents; in some cases, failure to follow these guidelines can put businesses at risk of having their Facebook page removed from the social network altogether.
June 09, 2014
So you want to run a wicked online contest that will drive engagement and attention to your Twitter page, but you are absolutely unsure where to even begin with such a project. Here are my six tips to help you run a successful Twitter contest.
May 08, 2014
Cole Haan just ducked a legal bullet from the Federal Trade Commission after the agency investigated the company’s recent Pinterest contest. The FTC concluded that the contestant’s pins were endorsements of the brands that did not contain legally required disclosures.